Continuing education lecture series -
Monday, May 14, 2018
at the Holiday Inn By The Bay in Portland
Full Program Sponsored by IDEXX Laboratories
Drink Tickets Sponsored by Royal Canin
Lectures are open to veterinarians, technicians and all support staff
Schedule of Events
6:00pm-7:00pm: Dinner and Dinner Lecture
Dinner Lecture Topic:
Basic Nutrition and Clinical Tools
Presenter: Staci Scolavino, VMD, Scientific Services Veterinarian,
This seminar is RACE approved for 1 CEU credit hour
So Your Dog’s Liver Enzymes are Elevated?
Breed Specific Hepatopathies in the Dog
Presenter: Cynthia Webster, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM, Professor,
Department of Clinical Sciences, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
This two hour long seminar has been approved for 2 CEU credit hours for Maine veterinarians.
This seminar will review the pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of breed specific chronic hepatitis in multiple breeds. In addition, the lecture will review breed predilections for gallbladder mucoceles, vacuolar hepathopathy, portosystemic shunts, and ductal plate abnormalities.
Veterinarian and All Veterinary Staff:
Title: The Experiences of Pet Bereavement: A Phenomenological Study
Presenter: Morgan E. Wheeler, MSW
Title: Strategies and Sources for Bereavement Support
Presenter: Paula Gerstenblatt, PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor School of Social Work, USM
Pets are often viewed as members of families, and as a result pet loss can be very difficult for clients as well as the veterinary staff who are trying to help them through this emotional time. This seminar will share the current study on pet bereavement and give sources and strategies to help us support our clients through their pet loss.
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We are always looking for new topic ideas. If there is anything you would like us to lecture on, please email Kristine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please call Kristine S. if you have any questions about the seminars at 207-780-0271, or email her directly at email@example.com