North CarolinaAcademy of Small Animal Medicine

N.C.'s First Online Academy of Small Animal Medicine

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Our Next Event: October 3, 2018

DERMATOLOGY

Randy Thomas, DVM, DACVD - Dermatologist at private referral practice. Meeting Sponsored by DECHRA VETERINARY PRODUCTS TOPICS: 1. Canine Atopic Dermatitis - Making the Diagnosis, 2. Canine Atopic Dermatitis - Treatment Options New and Old, 3. Is It MRSA? Dealing with Resistant Skin Infections, 4. Getting the Most Out of Topical Therapy, 5. Diets and Supplements for Canine Atopy, 6. Working Up the Pruritic Cat, 7. What is It? Interesting Case Presentations. The meeting will be back at the Dennis Wicker Civic Center, 1801 Nash St., Sanford, NC. Meetings are free for Members but non-members are welcome to attend for a One Day Charge of $175 for veterinarians and $80 for veterinary technicians and support staff. Charge includes, lecture, notes, catered lunch and breaks. Registration starts at 7:45 and the lecture begins at 8:30 AM. If you plan to attend, please use the RSVP icon to send in your information.

Welcome to the NCASAM website! This association of veterinarians, formed in 1970, is a non-profit organization whose purpose and objectives includes the advancement of the individual's skills and knowledge of small animal medicine and surgery through post-graduate study; the promotion of the highest standards of veterinary medicine and services; and the promotion of fellowship opportunities for veterinarians with similar interests.

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Upcoming Events

November 7, 2018

MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY

TOPIC: MINIMALLY INVASIVE SURGERY; SPEAKERS: Cindy Eward. DVM, DACVS, MINIMALLY INVASIVE TECHNIQUES: Instrumentation, Techniques; Explorations/Biopsies; Laparoscopic prophylactic gastropexy; Splenectomy; Soft palet resection for brachycephalic breeds. Rae Hutchins, DVM, DACVIM, ENDOSCOPY: Evaluation acute and chronic diseases, Upper and lower endoscopy, URINARY TROUBLE: Lower urinary tract diseases; Introduction to cystoscopy. Shane Whittaker, DVM. LAPAROSCOPY/RHINOSCOPY/VIDEO OTOSCOPY: Laparoscopic spay and cryptorchid resection; Video Otoscopy; Rhinoscopy. COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY: Why CT; Case Studies and Practice Integration. RETURN OF INVESTMENT OF NEW TECHNOLOGY IN GENERAL PRACTICE: How is our practice expanding services with technology; How are we generating new Revenue? Evaluation Q & A. Meeting Sponsored by VETOVATION Meetings are free for Members but non-members are welcome to attend for a One Day Charge of $175 for veterinarians and $80 for veterinary technicians and support staff. Charge includes, lecture, notes, catered lunch and breaks. Registration starts at 7:45 and the lecture begins at 8:30 AM. If you plan to attend, please use the RSVP icon to send in your information. 7 hours of CE credits.

December 5, 2018

PEARLS FOR THE PRACTITIONER

Dr. Joanelle Hernandez-Lopez, a Professional Services Veterinarian for the Mid-Atlantic Region with Merck Animal Health. - Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease - Simplifying the Complex, Fleas and Ticks - What You Should Know and How They Can Be Beat. Dr. Gerryll Hall, Technical Services Manager for Merck Animal Health - A Tale of two litters - Breaking down maternal antibody interference and what you really know, Zoonotic Diseases - A- Z. Meeting Sponsored by MERCK ANIMAL HEALTH

Please be advised that, despite the fact that the Academy has already posted notes for the speakers for this upcoming meeting, speakers are infrequently subject to change due to emergencies or other circumstances beyond the Academy's control. While last-minute speaker changes are rare, the Academy does not guarantee in any way that any particular speaker will actually speak at the upcoming meeting.