Session Information: What You Will Learn
- Class of 1963 Keynote Speaker - Confronting Zoonoses Linking Human and Veterinary
Medicine - Dr. Tracey McNamara
- Learning outcomes
- One Health Speaker - Go Go Gadget Arms! OSU CVM's Inspiring Research Reach Around
the World - Dr. Jennifer Rudd
1. Explain the critical role of a veterinarian in One Health research worldwide (One health is defined as an integrated, unifying approach to balance and optimize the health of people, animals and the environment)
2. Discuss at least three diverse areas of research in which OSU CVM is currently involved
3. Describe research in context of basis for development of therapeutics or preventive healthcare. For example:
a. Discovery of mechanisms or targets at a basic science in vitro (cellular) level
b. Application of discovery research through in vivo (animal) models
c. Safety and efficacy studies through clinical trials
d. Continued research to develop best practices after approval
4. Advocate for experts in veterinary medicine to be involved in research-based policy decisions
- One Health Speaker - Australian Wildfires and Love For Our Profession - Dr. Todd
1. Learn how a fundraising endeavor went viral
2. How funds were dispersed to aid veterinarians and wildlife carers
3. How to access CE on wildfire management strategies
4. The power of mentorship
- The Pesky Iliopsoas Muscle - Dr. Lara Sypniewski
1. Describe the anatomy and function of the iliopsoas muscle
2. Identify iliopsoas muscle injury via history and physical examination
3. Identify common risk factors for this injury
4. Describe diagnostic tests to evaluate this muscle and common injury sites
5. Explain common diagnostic tests to evaluate the muscle and associated injuries
6. Describe treatment interventions to improve recovery and return to function.
- Blood Parasites in Cats - Dr. Franciele Panato Back
1. Know which are the most commons blood parasites seen in cats in the USA.
2. How to diagnose the main parasites in cats.
3. What could it be the main differentials for those.
4. How can we treat them.
5. How to prevent those parasites in cats.
- Pulmonary Contusion - Dr. Leandro Fadel
1. Understand the etiology
2. To explain how the compression-decompression leads to injuries seen
3. Use POCUS to quickly assess pulmonary contusion
4. How to manage in ER
5. Treatment options
- Exotic Animal Potpourri-Tips and Tricks - Dr. Todd Driggers
1. Understand the concept of Umwelt
2. See parallels in avian socialization deficits and behavior problems
3. Understand how to apply functional assessment to avian behavior
4. Understand techniques to enhance avian welfare
5. Understand how to implement and create avian/steward communication and connection
- Pathology - Dr. Brianne TaylorLearning Outcomes from this speaker are pending. We will post them as soon as they are available.
- Canine Aggression: Don’t Shoot the Dog Yet- Dr. Leticia Fanucchi
Learning Outcomes from this speaker are pending. We will post them as soon as they are available.
- Tips and Tricks to Practice Like an Internist Part 1 - Dr. Kathy Graf
1. Understand the basic science behind the OncoK9 test and be comfortable knowing when it could be used as a diagnostic tool.
2. Know which types of cancers are most commonly detected by the OncoK9 test.
3. Know which clinical signs may be associated with histoplasmosis and understand which diagnostic test are most likely to establish the diagnosis.
4. Understand the basic mechanism of action of Bexacat and be able to determine which cats would be the best candidates for this form of treatment.
5. Be more familiar with treatment options for chronic enteropathies in dogs that could be performed prior to more invasive diagnostics.
- Tips and Tricks to Practice Like an Internist Part 2 - Dr. Kathy Graf
1. Formulate a treatment plan for the long-term management of chronic constipation in a cat.
2. Be more familiar with FDA-approved appetite stimulant products for both cats and dogs.
3. Understand and be able to utilize diagnostic and management options for dogs with bladder tumors that can be done in a general practice setting.
4. Understand the best ways to identify a cat with FIP and be aware of new treatment options that are available to clients.
5. Be more familiar with supplemental products to help manage chronic kidney disease in cats.
- Out of Bounds: The Role of Self in Establishing Personal and Professional Limits -
Dr. Wendy Hauser
1. Learn what professional and personal boundaries are, from a personal perspective.
2. Examine the role of professional self-identity in setting effective personal and professional boundaries.
3. Leave with tools that they can use to set boundaries within their organizations, with their teams, and with themselves.
- Feline Osteoarthritis - Dr. Melissa Raymond
1. Define osteoarthritis and recognize its prevalence.
2. Identify the risk factors and predisposing conditions that may contribute to the development of feline osteoarthritis.
3. Recognize the clinical signs and symptoms of feline osteoarthritis.
4. Understand the diagnostic approach for feline osteoarthritis, including physical examination, CMIs, imaging modalities, and laboratory tests.
5. Discuss the importance of multimodal pain management and the combination of pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic treatment modalities
- Gall Bladder Disease-A Surgeon’s Perspective - Dr. Danielle Dugat
1. Understand the pathophysiology behind gall bladder disease
2. Identify diagnostic options
3. Understand treatment options and when surgery is indicated
- Intervertebral Disk Herniation and Laser Disk Ablation - Dr. Danielle Dugat
1. Understand the pathophysiology behind intervertebral disk herniation
2. Develop a diagnostic plan based on clinical presentation
3. Identify treatment options
4. Prognosis for intervertebral disk herniation
5. How can we help prevent it from recurring - PLDA
- Small Ruminant Medicine for Cow Vets - Dr. Meredyth Jones
1. Understand differences in using drugs in an extralabel fashion in small ruminants versus cattle
2. Design a basic preventative herd health plan for sheep and goats, including vaccines and parasite control
3. Generate a differential diagnosis list for common disease presentations in sheep and goats.
4. Develop a sedation and/or analgesic plan for sheep and goats.
5. Understand basic reproductive physiology of sheep and goats.
- Small Ruminant Surgeries You Need to Know - Dr. Meredyth Jones
1. Set up and perform a lumbosacral epidural in sheep and goats.
2. Describe the approach for C-section in sheep and goats.
3. Develop and anesthetic and analgesic plan for sheep and goat C-section cases.
4. Identify indications for tube cystostomy in sheep and goats.
5. Develop a post operative care plan for animals who have had a tube cystostomy.
- Equine Pathology - Dr. Brianne TaylorLearning outcomes from this speaker are pending. We will post them as soon as they are available.
- Nutritional Management of High-Risk Calves - Dr. Blake Wilson
1. Explain and have a basic understanding of the various risk classifications of calves that could potentially arrive at a stocker operation or feedlot.
2. Explain and have a basic understanding of different methods of starting newly received calves on feed and the pros and cons of various feeding programs.
3. Have a basic understanding of ration types and ingredients and be able to make reasonable nutrition recommendations to their clients.
4. Explain and have a basic understanding of different methods of transitioning newly received calves to a finishing ration (if desired) and the pros and cons of various transition programs.
5. Explain and have a basic understanding of program and limit feeding calves and the pros and cons of limit or program feeding compared to ad libitum feeding.
- Vitamin and Mineral Nutrition for the Cow Herd - Dr. Blake Wilson
1. Have a basic understanding of the critical vitamins for beef cow herd performance, reproduction, and health and be able to make more knowledgeable recommendations regarding vitamin supplementation to their clients.
2. Have a basic understanding of the critical minerals for beef cow herd performance, reproduction, and health and be able to make more knowledgeable recommendations regarding mineral supplementation to their clients.
3. Have a basic understanding of which vitamins are typically deficient in forages in Oklahoma and be able to make more knowledgeable recommendations regarding vitamin supplementation to their clients.
4. Have a basic understanding of which minerals are typically deficient in forages in Oklahoma and be able to make more knowledgeable recommendations regarding mineral supplementation to their clients.
5. Have a basic understanding of hydroxy, inorganic, and organic trace minerals and the pros and cons associated with each.
- Working Together to Solve Problems: Using Adaption-Innovation Theory in Veterinary
Practice - Dr. Lauren Cline
1. Describe adaption-innovation theory
2. Identify how differing problem-solving styles prefer to work
3. Apply adaption-innovation theory to veterinary practice to improve problem-solving.
- Oklahoma Veterinary Practice Act (OSBVME) - Dr. Rebekah Hartfield
1. Review of the Oklahoma Veterinary Practice Act - including updates and covering opioids.
- Preventing Disease Introduction and Spread (NVAP) - Dr. Becky Brewer
Learning outcomes from this speaker are pending. We will post them as soon as they are available.
- High Impact Equine Diseases (NVAP) - Dr. Mikka LarssenLearning outcomes from this speaker are pending. We will post them as soon as they are available.
- Managing Limb Wounds in Horses - Dr. Daniel Burba
1. Understand how to manage degloving injuries on the limbs of horses.
2. Have a better understanding of the management of extensor tendon lacerations.
3. Have a better understanding of the management of flexor tendon lacerations.
4. Be able to recognize and triage fetlock subluxations and luxations.
5. Have a better understanding of the management of bone sequestrums on the cannon bone.
- Diagnosing Difficult Lameness in Horses - Dr. Daniel Burba
1. Have a better understanding that some lamenesses in horses can be difficult to diagnosis.
2. Be introduced to the different phases of a scintigraphy.
3. Understand the value of a bone scan, ultrasonography, and MRI in diagnosing lameness in horses.
4. Have been presented case examples of lameness in horses in which scintigraphy, ultrasonography, and MRI were useful in diagnosing lameness in cases they may encounter.
- Equine Muscle Disease as a Cause of Poor Performance - Dr. AJ ManshipLearning outcomes from this speaker are pending. We will post them as soon as they are available.
- Equine Endocrine Disease: A Refresher - Dr. AJ Manship
1. Understand the pathophysiology and clinical signs associated with pituitary pars intermedia dysfunction (PPID)
2. Understand the intricacies of PPID diagnosis, including seasonality and the current recommended tests.
3. Understand terminology, signs, and pathology of equine metabolic syndrome (EMS).
4. Understand the ins and outs of diagnosis and the current recommendations for diagnosis.
5. Understand the prognosis and treatment for both EMS and PPID.
- Case Presentations of Lameness and Musculoskeletal Abnormalities in Foals - Dr. Megan
WilliamsLearning outcomes from this speaker are pending. We will post them as soon as they are available.
- Surgical Management of Interesting Equine Upper Respiratory Cases - Dr. Megan WilliamsLearning outcomes from this speaker are pending. We will post them as soon as they are available.
- Systemic Necropsy and Mortality Evaluation - Dr. Brad White
1. Full systemic necropsies can be performed in a time efficient manner and provide valuable information for cattle health decisions.
2. Pathology may be present in multiple organ systems in feedlot mortalities.
3. Pulmonary disease is the most common finding in deceased feedyard cattle with bronchopneumonia, bronchopneumonia with an interstitial pattern, and acute interstitial pneumonia representing the majority of the cases.
4. A relatively small percent of feedyard mortalities are attributed to solely congestive heart failure; however, a larger percentage of the population has cardiac changes.
5. Pulmonary disease is common in young beef:dairy crossbred mortalities.
- Bovine Respiratory Disease and Acute Interstitial Pneumonia: Timing, Risk Factors,
and Pathology - Dr. Brad White
1. Bovine respiratory disease and acute interstitial pneumonia are important disease syndromes in post-weaned cattle.
2. Mid-and late-day BRD morbidity and mortality is more likely in cattle arriving in the second quarter of the year and heifers.
3. The temporal pattern of bovine respiratory disease morbidity varies by pen and can impact overall morbidity and mortality magnitude.
4. The timing of mortalities following arrival and following treatment related with pulmonary disease (bronchopneumonia and interstitial pneumonia) varies by cattle demographics and specific diagnosis.
5. Bronchopneumonia with an interstitial pattern is a syndrome with multiple pulmonary pathologies present and it may be important to distinguish this disease from bronchopneumonia and acute interstitial pneumonia.
- Training, Recruitment, and Retention of Rural Mixed Animal Veterinarians - Dr. Brad
1. Rural, mixed animal practitioners are a relatively small subset of the profession with mixed and large animal practitioners representing about 9% of the AVMA members.
2. Many Kansas cattle producers perceive a shortage in veterinarians with one of the need areas related to emergency services.
3. Veterinary students are interested in pursuing mixed and large animal practice, and specific training programs can enhance their day-one preparedness.
4. Over 80% of new graduates (less than 10 years) were satisfied with their job and career choice, and adequate recognition by their boss was one of the factors associated with satisfaction.
5. Starting salaries have increased in the last several years.
- Alternative Medicine and the Food Animal Practitioner - Dr. Alexis Jennings
1. Understand the differences between western medicine and eastern medicine
2. Understand the basic principles of acupuncture
3. Understand the basic principles of chiropractic
4. Learn how to identify cases that would benefit from alternative therapies and how to incorporate them into western practice
5. Learn select acupuncture points that can be incorporated in everyday food animal practice
- Rural Veterinary Assistance Programs - Dr. Rosslyn Biggs
1. Describe the USDA NIFA Veterinary Medicine Loan Repayment Program.
2. Discuss the USDA NIFA Veterinary Services Grant Program for Rural Practice Enhancement.
3. Identify approaches for successfully applying to the VMLRP and VSGP.
4. Explain common errors when applying for rural veterinary assistance programs.
5. Describe common state assistance programs in Oklahoma and surrounding states.
- Biosecurity Knowledge and Implementation Among Beef Cattle Producers - Dr. Rosslyn
1. Understand Oklahoma beef cow-calf producers' basic knowledge of biosecurity and related practices.
2. Explain levels of biosecurity practice implementation by Oklahoma producers.
3. Discuss producer knowledge of common and foreign animal diseases.
4. Describe why producers do not implement certain biosecurity practices.
5. Assemble resources to assist producers in writing biosecurity plans.
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