North CarolinaAcademy of Small Animal Medicine

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

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Our Next Event: February 6, 2019

CARDIOLOGY AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ABUSE COURSE

CARDIOLOGY - 5 HOURS: CLARKE ATKINS, DVM, DACVIM TOPICS: Hypertension in Cats- Risks, Prevention, Treatment; Hypertension in 2018 ACVIM Consensus Statement; New Therapeutic Approach to Hypertension in Cats; Heartworm Disease; Current Therapeutic, Diagnostic, Prognostic Issues; 2018 ACVIM Recommendations for Canine Mitral Disease. CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ABUSE - 2 HOURS: Joseph Jordan, PhD, CEO North Carolina Physician Health Program, North Carolina Veterinary Health Program. SPONSORED BY BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM. Free to members, non member veterinarians $175 and non member technicians and support staff $80. Meeting starts at 8:30 am and ends at 4:00 pm. A 30 minute catered lunch is included. All meetings are at the Dennis Wicker Civic Center in Sanford, NC.

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

March 6, 2019

NUTRITION'S ROLE IN YOUR PRACTICE

LINDSEY BULLEN, DVM, DACVN, Veterinary Specialty Hospital. TOPICS: Nutrition 101 - Nutrition Breakdowns and Evaluating the Diet; Nutrition for the Oncologic Patient; Urolithiasis; Intro to Assisted Feeding for the General Practitioner; Battling Inappetence - Appetite Stimulants; Nutritional Myths vs Truth; Nutrition in Business. Our annual VETERINARY TECHNICIAN APPRECIATION DAY AND JOB FAIR. Meeting starts at 8:30 am and ends at 4 pm. Free to Members, Non member veterinarians - $175, Non member technicians and support staff - $80. Dennis Wicker Civic Center, Sanford, NC. SPONSORED BY ROYAL CANIN

April 3, 2019

REHABILITATION AND PAIN MANAGEMENT

SARAH LOVE, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), DACVSMR, CCRT, CVSMT TOPICS: Supplements for Canine Athletes: From the Elites to the Weekend Warrior; Veterinary Physical Rehabilitation: Beyond the Water Treadmill; Improving Mobility, Fitness and Longevity in Geriatric Patients; Effects of Exercise on the Immune System; Regenerative Medicine: Latest Research and Clinical Application; Non-pharmacologic Analgesic techniques. NANCY LOES, DVM, MBA - Topic to be Announced, Meeting starts at 8:30 am and ends at 4 pm. Free to Members, Non member veterinarians - $175, Non member technicians and support staff - $80. Dennis Wicker Civic Center, Sanford, NC. MEETING SPONSORED BY NUTRAMAX LABORATORIES VETERINARY SCIENCE

May 1, 2019

EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE

LENORE BACEK, DVM, MS, DACVECC, Clinical Associate Professor, Auburn University. Meeting starts at 8:30 am and ends at 4 pm. Free to Members, Non member veterinarians - $175, Non member technicians and support staff - $80. Dennis Wicker Civic Center, Sanford, NC.

September 4, 2019

OPHTHALMOLOGY

TERAH WEBB, DVM, DACVO, - MedVet, Columbus, Ohio Meeting starts at 8:30 am and ends at 4 pm. Free to Members, Non member veterinarians - $175, Non member technicians and support staff - $80. Dennis Wicker Civic Center, Sanford, NC.

October 2, 2019

SURGERY

MIKE GRAFINGER, DVM, DACVS, Chief of Surgery, Triangle Veterinary Referral Hospitals. TOPICS; Wound Management; Cruciate Repair; Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease; and Emergency Surgical Management. Meeting starts at 8:30 am and ends at 4 pm. Free to Members, Non member veterinarians - $175, Non member technicians and support staff - $80. Dennis Wicker Civic Center, Sanford, NC. MEETING SPONSORED BY TRIANGLE VETERINARY REFERRAL HOSPITALS.

November 6, 2019

ANESTHESIA, ANALGESIA AND EMERGENCY CARE

BILL MUIR, DVM, PhD, MS, DACVEC, DACVA, Professor of Physiology and Anesthesiology. LMU College of Veterinary Medicine. Meeting starts at 8:30 am and ends at 4 pm. Free to Members, Non member veterinarians - $175, Non member technicians and support staff - $80. Dennis Wicker Civic Center, Sanford, NC. SPONSORED BY ELANCO.

December 4, 2019

PHARMACOLOGY and CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ABUSE

PHARMACOLOGY - 5 hours: RANDY LYNN, DVM, BS, DACVP. CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE ABUSE - 2 hours; JOSEPH JORDAN, PHD, CEO North Carolina Physicians Health Program, North Carolina Veterinary Health Program. Meeting starts at 8:30 am and ends at 4 pm. Free to Members, Non member veterinarians - $175, Non member technicians and support staff - $80. Dennis Wicker Civic Center, Sanford, NC. 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.