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2018 Oregon Veterinary Conference


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Save the dates!

The Oregon Veterinary Conference is a cooperative effort of the Oregon Veterinary Medical Association and the College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University with the goal of providing meaningful continuing education to Northwest veterinarians, practice managers, and paraprofessionals.

Registration will open in early 2018.

*Speakers & Topics*

Companion Animal
* Dr. Ken Kwochka: Dermatology ~ Sponsored by Bayer Animal Health
* Dr. Jennifer Devey: Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
* Dr. Andrew Moorhead: Parasitology & Heartworm Disease ~ Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pets
* Dr. Tammy Grubb: Anesthesia & Pain Management ~ Sponsored by Elanco - Qualifies for 1 hour of OVMEB-required CE on analgesia
* OSU Faculty: Translational Research Topics in Veterinary Medicine

* Dr. Mark Crisman: Strep equi, Respiratory Disease, Antibiotics - Includes 1 hour of OVMEB-required CE on antibiotic resistance
* Dr. Mariya Pitel: Relationship of Management Practices to Vitamin E & Selenium Status in Horses
* Dr. Susanne Stieger-Vanegas: The Role of Head Computed Tomography in Equine Patients
* Dr. Harry Werner: Pre-Purchase Exam & More

Food Animal
* Dr. Victor Cortese: Immunology ~ Sponsored by Zoetis
* Dr. Jean Hall: Selenium Deficiency
* Dr. Brad LeaMaster: Animal Health Division Update
* Dr. Robert Van Saun: Transition Minerals and Vitamins, Transition Metabolism, Small Ruminant Nutritional Case Studies, Vitamin D Metabolism & Diagnostics in Camelids

Animal Welfare
* Dr. Mary Gardner: Geriatric Care and End of Life ~ Sponsored by Animal Health Foundation of Oregon

Technicians & Assistants
* Dr. Trish Ashley-Devore: Dermatology
* Stephen Cital RVT SRA VTS (LAM): Pain Management, Anesthesia
* David Liss RVT VTS (ECC, SAIM): Critical Care, more
* Dr. Sandra Willis: Clinical Pathology & Urinalysis Lab ~ Sponsored by Phoenix Central Laboratory

Practice Management & Team Development
* Brian Conrad: Embracing Technology, Trust, Management
* Dr. Amanda Donnelly: Getting More Pets the Care They Deserve ~ Sponsored by CareCredit
* Heather Romano: New Generation of Culture, Becoming a Loving Leader

* Dr. Carrie La Jeunesse: Wellness and Self-Care for the Veterinary Professional

APHIS Accreditation
* Dr. Maura Gibson & Dr. Brianna Schur ~ Sponsored by U.S. Department of Agriculture APHIS - Includes 1 hour of OVMEB-required CE on antibiotic resistance

Oregon Animal Hall of Fame ✦ Happy Hour Reception ✦ OSU CVM Alumni Reception ✦ SCAVMA Reception

*Conference Sponsors*
* Animal Health Foundation of Oregon
* Bayer Animal Health
* Boehringer Ingelheim Pets
* Campbell Pet Company
* CareCredit
* Dignified Pet Services
* Elanco
* Phoenix Central Laboratory
* U.S. Department of Agriculture - APHIS
* Zoetis