Neurology. Behavior, & Preventive Medicine
Seizures: Investigation & Treatment
Participants of this course will learn about seizure characteristics and classifications, including idiopathic epilepsy, paroxysmal events that mimic seizures, how to systematically make a diagnosis, and the various treatment approaches. The pros and cons of common drugs used to treat seizures and how to better manage a status epilepticus emergency will also be discussed.
Separation Anxiety: What's New, What's Different
In this course, learn the signs of separation anxiety in dogs, including the clinical signs, triggers, and risk factors. This presentation will explore how to identify differential and comorbid diagnoses and available treatment modalities, including medication and behavior training.
It's Not Just Old Age: Optimizing Healthcare for Senior Cats
This webinar discusses the importance of senior cat care and the 4 elements of a cat healthcare visit: medical history, assessments, physical examination, and disease screenings. The course includes an in-depth look at early disease detection and how to spot subtle signs in cats and monitor their everyday behaviors, as well as how to treat disease in senior cats.
Anesthesiology & Pain Management
Breaking Down the Inflammatory Process
Explore the inflammatory process in this webinar, including its components and how each is clinically relevant. This presentation will also explore how various therapies affect these components to help manage inflammation and review a protocol for the treatment of keratomalacia as an example of how to use some of these therapies in practice.
Team Approach to Recognizing & Treating Chronic Inflammation in Senior Pets
This webinar will explore how inflammation affects the quality of life of senior patients and the causes of different kinds of inflammation, as well as the signs of acute and chronic inflammation, with a focus on recognition and treatment in senior animals.
Osteoarthritis in Cats
In this course, participants will gain insights into healthcare for senior cats, particularly as it pertains to osteoarthritis. The presentation discusses the prevalence of osteoarthritis, how to make a diagnosis using a triad approach, and options for multimodal treatment.
Diagnosis & Surgical Treatment of Elbow, Hip, & Stifle Disease in Dogs
This course will explore cranial cruciate ligament ruptures in dogs, including associated risk factures, how to test for them, and surgical and nonsurgical treatment options. Diagnosis and treatment approaches to ununited anconeal process, medial compartment disease, and hip dysplasia will also be discussed.
Feline Arthritis: Understanding the Silent Pain
This webinar reviews the causes of feline arthritis and aims to help veterinary professionals better understand the prevalence and that the pain is real. Participants will learn how to recognize the clinical signs of degenerative joint disease (DJD), how to diagnose it, and the multifold treatment modalities.
Urology & Nephrology
To Pee or Not to Pee: A Senior Pet Dilemma
This course examines urinary incontinence, a medical condition found to affect the health and well-being of a large number of dogs, with a focus on senior dogs. Refresh yourself on everything from recognition and identification of clinical signs to examination room advice for talking to clients, as well as methods to help determine and evaluate the best course of treatment.
Urine Soiling: Behavior? Urinary Disease? Making the Right Call
In this webinar, participants will gain a firm understanding of the differences between behavioral soiling issues and urinary health soiling issues. Viewers will also learn how to identify underlying medical issues and take a closer look at what questions to ask pet parents, what signs to look for, and everything needed to lead to a successful diagnosis.
Easy as Peeing in Bed: Diagnosis, Treatment, & Prevention of Canine Urinary Incontinence
Review the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention strategies for canine urinary incontinence. The importance of patient history, physical examination, and diagnostic testing will be discussed, as will the mechanics of urethral sphincter mechanism incompetence and treatment options—from replacement therapy and α-adrenergic agonist therapy to surgical treatments.