Saturday, June 15, 2013
This one-day CE course on feline orthopedics is a unique opportunity to hear from, and engage in discussion with, experts in the field of feline pain measurement and management, and feline orthopedics.
The course will focus on the recognition of feline degenerative joint disease-associated pain, and also the use of NSAIDs for the alleviation of this discomfort. Additionally, decision making in the management of the most common feline fractures will be discussed, and other common orthopedic diseases of the fore and hind limb will be outlined (disease profile and treatment options).
Registration for this course is $79 paid before May 31, 2013, and $99 paid after May 31. Registration includes lectures, lunch, and proceedings provided electronically.
*Online registration will remain open until one week prior to the course date. Early registration is recommended.
This course offers seven (7) 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.
If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or other accommodations to participate in the activity, please contact email@example.com to discuss your needs at least 30 days prior to the event.
|8:00am||Prevalence of feline DJD & Radiographic signs of DJD – Dr. Lascelles|
Measuring DJD pain – Dr. Gruen
|10:10am||NSAIDs for feline DJD-associated pain: where are we? – Dr. Lascelles|
The feline orthopedic evaluation broken down – Dr. Lascelles
|1:00pm||Orthopedic problems of forelimb – Dr. Marcellin|
|2:00pm||Feline fracture management – Dr. Marcellin|
|3:00pm||Orthopedic problems of hindlimb – Dr. Marcellin|
|4:00pm||Discussion: The Future of Feline Musculoskeletal Health|
B. Duncan X. Lascelles, BSc, BVSc, PhD, CertVA, DSAS(ST), DECVS, DACVS
Professor, Small Animal Surgery
Denis Marcellin-Little, DEDV, DACVS, DECVS
Margaret Gruen, DVM, MVPH, DACVB