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1060 William Moore Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607

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The 11th Biannual William Magrane Basic Science Course in Veterinary and Comparative Ophthalmology

 

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June 2 - 20, 2014

 

 

 

About the course

 

Mission Statement of the ACVO William Magrane Basic Science Course in Veterinary and Comparative Ophthalmology:

“To provide residents, Diplomates, and vision scientists with a high quality, intensive instruction in the basic sciences as a foundation for the study and practice of veterinary and comparative ophthalmology.”

The course will include instruction in core basic sciences of anatomy, embryology, genetics, physiology, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology, and pathology.  In addition, the course will cover certain clinical and research topics less frequently encountered in a residency program including neuro-ophthalmology, retinoscopy, advanced imaging, fluorescein angiography, physics of lasers and phacoemulsification, and laboratory animal ophthalmology.  The instruction and content of the course will be directed to the principle audience of ACVO and ECVO residents.

The ACVO Basic Science Course is not a degree, certificate, or diploma granting agency.  Likewise, it is not a stand-alone credential that should suggest to the public that an attendee is more highly trained in veterinary ophthalmology than someone who has not attended the course. The course is not intended to introduce or train veterinarians in clinical skills of veterinary ophthalmology, and is in no way equivalent to residency training, rather it is supplemental to it.

Outcomes:
1.  Further the understanding of basic scientific principles, pathophysiology of diseases, and principles and applications of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities in veterinary and comparative ophthalmology

2.   Enhance patient care in the practice of veterinary ophthalmology

3.  Improve the ability to obtain funding, perform research and advance the science of comparative ophthalmology

4.  Build relationships and promote collegiality among comparative ophthalmologists and other vision scientists

5.  Encourage life-long learning in comparative ophthalmology

Enrollment in this course is open to individuals in approved ACVO and ECVO residency programs as well as graduate students in veterinary ophthalmology in the US, International university faculty who are teaching veterinary ophthalmology, international trainees in veterinary ophthalmology, individuals with an interest in veterinary ophthalmology

Questions regarding the course may be directed to Danielle King at danielle_king@ncsu.edu. For information on course content, contact Dr. Michael Davidson, mike_davidson@ncsu.edu.

Registration

Tuition for the course is $800 for individuals currently in ACVO-approved resident programs, $1600 for individuals currently in ECVO-approved programs, and $2600 for all other participants. Application deadline is February 21, 2014. Course registration will be limited to 90 individuals, with priority given to ACVO and ECVO residents registered by February 21.

Registration fee will include all lectures and labs for ACVO and ECVO residents. Note: the Retinoscopy/Cytology Lab and Laboratory Animal Examination will be open only to ACVO and ECVO residents. Other accommodations will be made for non-residents

Cancellations and requests for refunds made prior to May 31, 2014, will be accepted with a $100 processing fee. Cancellations after May 31 will be processed with a $250 processing fee.

online registration is closed.

 

Location & Lodging

This course will be held at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) at 1060 William Moore Drive in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA. A block of rooms is being held at the Wolf Village apartments on the NC State main campus in Raleigh. All apartments contain 4 individual bedrooms each with a double bed, 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen with microwave, stove & refrigerator. Each individual is responsible for reserving and paying for their own room. Rooms will be assigned by gender. Transportation will be provided to and from the apartments before and at the conclusion of each days session.

The package rate will be $42.50 per person, per night. The rate includes the following:

Reserve Housing here: http://www.ncsu.edu/housing/acvo-science-course

You may, of course, choose to make your own arrangements if you wish. Bus service to the CVM will only be available from the Wolf Village apartments.

ADA Statement

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

Course Schedule

Day

Course begins at 8:00AM each day

Topic Speaker
Monday, June 2
7:30am - 8:00am - Check-in / Receive Course Materials

Monday, June 2

4 hours

 

Pharmacology (excluding antivirals)

Alison Clode

4 hours

Genetics and Patterns of Inheritance

Simon P. Jones

 

Tuesday, June 3

6 hours

Ocular anatomy, normal histology and laboratory

Bruce Grahn

3 hours

Neuroanatomy

Lola Hudson

Wednesday, June 4

4 hours

Neuro-ophthalmology

Mike Davidson

5 hours

Immunology and ACAID

Christine Watté

Thursday, June 5

5 hours

Physiology (cornea) Incl specular microscopy, pachymetry, esthesiometry UBM

Ellison Bentley

3 hours

Physiology of the Adnexa/Tear Film

Elizabeth Giuliano

Friday, June 6

4 hours

Physiology Lens/cataractogenesis

Heather Chandler

4 hours

Physiology-retina

Andras Komaromy

Monday, June 9

4 hours

Electrodiagnostics

Ron Ofri

1 hours

Fluorescien Angiography

Stefano Pizzirani

 

2 hours

Phacodynamics

1 hour

Ophthalmic Lasers

Tuesday, June 10

4 hours

Physiology – Optics

Ron Ofri

2 hours

Retinoscopy

Mike Davidson

2 hours
Radiographic imaging techniques (MR/CT of the orbit) Gabriela Sieler

Wednesday, June 11

2 hours

Diagnostic Cytology

Karen Young

6 hours

Diagnostics Laboratory (Retinoscopy)

(Residents only)

Mike Davidson

Ron Ofri

6 hours

Diagnostics Laboratory (Cytology)

(Residents only)

Karen Young

Jennifer Neel

6 hours

Funduscopic Interpretation (non-residents) Case Studies in Gonioscopy, Biomicroscopy and Ophthalmoscopy

Teresa Peña

Thursday, June 12

4 hours

Biomicroscopy/Gonioscopy/Ophthalmoscopy/Funduscopic Interpretation/Tonometry/Retinal Imaging

Gillian McLellan

4 hours
Christine Hienrich

Friday, June 13

3 hours

Examination of the Lab Animal and common Ocular Lesions

Dave Wilkie

5 hours

Laboratory Animal Examination (Residents only)

Dave Wilkie Alison Clode

5 hours Retinoscopy Lab (non-residents)

Mike Davidson

Richard McMullen

Saturday, June 14 4 hours Principles of Microsurgery Dave Wilkie

Monday, June 16

3 hours

Pathogenesis of Glaucoma in Animals And Aqueous Humor Dynamics Paul Miller

3 hours

Pharmacology (cont.) Alison Clode
3 hours Principles of Vitreoretinal Surgery Allison Hoffman

Tuesday, June 17

4 hours

Pathogenic Mechanisms of Uveitis

Immunomodulation/Immunotherapy

Ocular Drug Delivery

Brian Gilger
4 hours Microbiology-Viruses And Antiviral Therapy David Maggs

Wednesday, June 18

5 hours Microbiology-Protozoa/Rickettsia/Brucella, Bartonella sp., Borrelliosis/Other bacteria/fungi Diane Hendrix
3 hours Embryology Cindy Cook

Thursday, June 19

8 hours Pathology Carol Naranjo, Chris Reilly, & Phil Labelle
Thursday, June 19 5pm-7pm Farewell Dinner at Backyard Bistro in Raleigh

Friday June 20

8 hours Pathology (cont.) Carol Naranjo, Chris Reilly, & Phil Labelle

Speakers

Ellison Bentley, DVM, DACVO
Clinical Professor, Comparative Ophthalmology
University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Heather Chandler, DVM, PhD, FAAO

Assistant Professor, Optometry

The Ohio State University, College of Optometry

Columbus, Ohio, USA

Alison Clode, DVM, DACVO
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
NC State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Cynthia Cook, DVM, PhD, DACVO
Veterinary Vision, Inc.
San Francisco, California, USA
Michael Davidson, DVM, DACVO
Associate Dean and Director of Veterinary Medical Services; Professor of Ophthalmology
NC State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Brian Gilger, DVM, MS, DACVO, DABT
Professor, Ophthalmology
NC State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
Elizabeth Giuliano, DVM, MS, DACVO
Associate Professor, Comparative Ophthalmology
University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine
Columbia, Missouri, USA

Bruce Grahn, DVM,DAVBP, DACVO

Professor, Veterinary Ophthalmology, and Associate Dean (Academic)

University of Saskatchewan, Western College of Veterinary Medicine

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Diane Hendrix, DVM, DACVO
Professor, Ophthalmology
University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine
Knoxville, Tennessee, USA

Christine Heinrich, MRCVS, DVOphthal, DECVO
Willows Veterinary Centre and Referral Service
Solihull, West Midlands, UK

Allison Hoffman, DVM, DACVO

Eye Care for Animals, Member of the American Society of Retina Specialists

Pasadena, CA, USA

Lola Hudson, DVM, PhD
Associate Professor, Anatomy
NC State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Simon P. Jones, DVM, PhD, DVOphthal, MRCVS, DECVO

Professor, Ophthalmology

Michigan State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

East Lansing, MI, USA

Andras Komaromy, DrMedVet, PhD
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Philippe Labelle, DVM, DACVP

Antech Diagnostics, Anatomic Pathology Consultant

Lake Success, NY, USA

David Maggs, BVSc, DACVO
Associate Professor, Ophthalmology
University of California-Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine
Davis, California, USA

Gillian McLellan, BVMS, CertVOphthal, PhD, DVOphthal, DECVO, DACVO
Clinical Instructor, Ophthalmology
University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Paul Miller, DVM, DACVO

Clinical Professor of Comparative Ophthalmology

University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Carolina Naranjo Freixa DVM, DECVP
School of Veterinary Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain

Jennifer A. Neel, DVM, DACVP

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology

NC State University, College of Veterinary Medicine

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Ron Ofri, DVM, PhD, DECVO

Associate Professor, Veterinary Ophthalmology
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine
Jerusalem, Israel

Teresa Peña Giménez, DVM, DECVO

School of Veterinary Medicine, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Bellaterra 08193, Spain

Stefano Pizzirani, DVM, PhD, DECVS, DACVO
Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
Tufts University, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine
North Grafton, Massachusetts, USA

Chris Reilly, DVM, DACVP

HS Clinical Professor,

UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine • Davis, CA, USA

Gabriela Seiler, DrMedVet, DECVDI, DACVR
Associate Professor, Radiology
NC State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Christine Watté, DVM, DECVO

Clinical Instructor, University of Bern, Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, Small Animal Clinic

Bern, Switzerland

David Wilkie, DVM, MS, DACVO
Professor, Ophthalmology
The Ohio State University, College of Veterinary Medicine
Columbus, Ohio, USA
  Karen Young, VMD, PhD
Clinical Professor, Clinical Pathology
University of Wisconsin, School of Veterinary Medicine
Madison, Wisconsin, USA