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Phone: 919.513.6421
Fax: 919.513.6689
1060 William Moore Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607

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Cardiology Symposium



Saturday March 16, 2013


Please join us for an update on the management of heart disease and heart failure. In just 4 hours, we will discuss the main issues to ensure that you are well informed on the management of your canine and feline cardiac patients prior to and after heart failure. In addition, we will also discuss the management of more complex cases when heart failure is present with other diseases.


Registration for this course is $49. Registration includes lectures, lunch, and proceedings provided electronically.

Online registration is now closed.

*Online registration will close today, March 13th, at 5pm. To guarantee your spot and lunch, please register by the deadline.

Continuing Education

This course offers four (4) hours of CVME for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

Location & Lodging

This course will be held at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine at 1060 William Moore Drive in Raleigh, NC. For information on area hotels, visit our informative website.

ADA Statement

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in the activity, please contact to discuss your needs at least 30 days prior to the event.


Time Description
Noon Registration & Lunch

Management of heart disease in dogs prior to heart failure - do any drugs delay progression?

Terri DeFrancesco

1:30pm Acute and chronic management of heart failure in dogs - how to get them home and extend their lives!  Sandy Tou
2:30pm Management of heart failure and comorbidities - why can't it be simple!? Marisa Ames
3:30pm Acute and chronic management of heart failure in cats - does pimobendan help? Josh Stern



Teresa DeFrancesco, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology), DACVECC

Associate Professor
Cardiology & Critical Care

Sandy Tou , DVM, DACVIM

Clinical Assistant Professor

Marisa Ames, DVM, DACVIM

Josh Stern , DVM, DACVIM