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Equine Encore 2016

Thu, November 03, 2016 - Fri, November 04, 2016

This course is designed to provide equine veterinarians with up-to-date information and techniques that can immediately be incorporated into their practices so they can better serve their clients. Our “How To” focus will be on: Medicine, Lameness and Surgery.

Event Agenda

15 CE Hours for both days

Thursday, November 3, 2016 (7 CE Hours)

8:00-8:20 Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:20-8:30 Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:30-9:00 Complicated wounds involving the head, thorax, or abdomen
-Travis Tull, DVM, DACVS
9:00-9:30 Evaluation and treatment of flexural limb deformities in neonates
-Travis Tull, DVM, DACVS
9:30-10:00 Sedation and Anesthesia for Donkey's and Mules
-Mike Barletta, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA
10:00-10:30 BREAK
10:30-11:00 Preparing the Colic Patient for Referral:
Fluid Support and Analgesics
-Jane Ouandt, DVM, DACVAA, ACVEC
11:00-11:30 Angular limb deformities in foals, treatment options and timing
-Travis Tull, DVM, DACVS
11:30-12:00 Urogenital abnormalities in foals
-Travis Tull, DVM, DACVS
12:00-1:00 Lunch -Sponsored by Dechra
1:00-1:30 Dorsal Spinois Process Impingement(Kissing Spines):
What are my Options
-Jesse Tyma, DVM
1:30-2:00 How I Diagnose and Manage Soft Tissue Injuries to the Foot
Brian Beasely, DVM
2:00-2:30 How to Maximize Your Laboratory
-Paula Krimer-Rollison, DVM, DVSc, DACVP
2:30-3:00 BREAK
3:00-3:30 TBA -Phillip Keiffer, DVM
3:30-4:00 How to balance analgesia and ileus
- Jarred Williams, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVS
4:00-4:30 Importance of the “Well” Foal Exam
-Kira Epstein, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, ACVECC
4:30-5:00 How I Manage Rib Fractures in Foals
-Tomas Williamas, DVM
5:15-6:15 SOCIAL-Holiday Inn Downtown
Sponsored by Merial

Friday, November 4, 2016- 7 CE Credit Hours

8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast
8:30-9:30 Clenbuterol: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
- Rose Nolen-Walston, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
9:30-10:30 "Global Worming": What can you do to
prevent de-wormer meltdown in the
21st Century
- Rose Nolen-Walston, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
10:30-11:00 Break
11:00-11:30 Field Treatment of Colitis
-Rose Nolen-Walston, DVM, Dipl. ACVIM
11:30-12:00 Update on IAD and RAO
-We Can Finally Call it Equine Asthma!
Erin McConachie, CVM, MS, DACVIM
12:00-1:30 GVMA Career Fair and Lunch
-Meet with Veterinary Students and faculty
to discuss externship, internship, and
employment possibilities
1:30-2:30 LEAP - Jeff Sanford
2:30-3:00 How I Currently Diagnose and Treat EPM
Kelsey Hart, Dvm, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
3:00-3:30 BREAK
3:30-4:00 A Review of the Top 4 Medicine Articles of 2016
- Michelle Barton, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ACVIM
4:00-4:30 Equine Recurrent Uveitis
-Do We Know More Than We Did When We Thought It Was
Associated With The Lunar Cycle
-Katie Diehl, DVM ,MS, Dipl. ACVO
4:30-5:00 Recent Advances in Equine Neuromuscular Disorders
-Clare Ryan, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVIM
5:00-5:30 Equine Non-Healing Ulcers - Three Case-Based "Flavors
-Kate Myrna, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVO

Event Fees

Veterinarian-TWO Day 15 CE Hours $325
Veterinarian- Thursday Only 7.5 CE Hours $165
Veterinarian- Friday 7.5 CE Hours Only $165
Technician- TWO Day $145
Technician- Thursday Only $85
Technician- Friday Only $75

Event Sponsors

Event Speakers

Travis Tull, DVM, DACVS

Dr. Tull is a native of West Virginia and received his veterinary degree from the University of Georgia in 2006. He joined the Rood & Riddle team following graduation, completing an internship in 2007 and a three-year surgical residency in 2010. Dr. Tull achieved board certification in the American College of Veterinary Surgeons in 2011. Following his time in Lexington, he was a surgeon at Brown Equine Hospital in Pennsylvania before accepting the position as a surgeon and hospital clinician at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Saratoga, NY in September 2013.




Mike Barletta, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA

Dr. Barletta received his DVM and his PhD from the University of Turin, Italy. His research interests include pain management and injectable anesthesia and hemodynamic effects.




Jane Ouandt, DVM, DACVAA, ACVEC

Dr. Ouandt is a Associate Professor of Anesthesiology at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine under the department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery




Jesse Tyma, DVM

Dr. Tyma is a Large Animal Surgery Resident at the University of Georgia




Brian Beasely, DVM, PhD




Jarred Williams, MS, DVM, PhD, DACVS (Large Animal)

Dr. Williams is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the Large Animal Emergency Medicine at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine




Tomas Williams, DVM

Dr. Williams is a Resident at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine




Rose Nolen-Walston, DVM, DACVIM(Large Animal)

Dr. Nolan-Walston is an Assistant Professor for Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Veterinary Medicine




Kate MacDonald, DVM

Dr. MacDonald is a Large Animal Internal Medicine Resident at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine




Phillip Keiffer, DVM

Philip Kieffer is a resident in Large Animal Surgery at the University of Georgia. A native of the Twin Cities, he received his BS in microbiology from Colorado State University in 2008 and his DVM from the University of Minnesota in 2012. He completed a rotating internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington Kentucky in 2013, following by an internship in Surgery, Medicine and Emergency/Critical Care at the University of Pennsylvania New Bolton Center. His areas of research include microcirculation and upper airway disorders.




Erin McConachie, DVM, DACVIM, MS

Dr. McConachie is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the department of Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine




Kelsey Hart, DVM, PhD, DIP. ACVIM(LAIM)

Dr. Hart is an Assistant Professor in the department of Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. She received her DVM from Cornell University and her PhD from University of Georgia. Her clinical interests include Large animal neurology, endocrinology, and neonatology.




Michelle Barton, DVM, PhD, Dip. ACVIM

Dr. Barton is a Professor of Large Animal Medicine at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine. She received her DVM from the University of Illinois and her PhD from the University of Georgia. Her clinical interests include Large animal cardiology and neonatology




Kate Myrna, DVM, MS, DACVO

Dr. Kate Myrna has a BA from Vassar College and received her DVM from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004 Dr. Myrna is interested in comparative ophthalmology, corneal wound healing and ocular analgesia.




Clare Ryan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

Born and raised in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, Dr. Ryan grew up volunteering in vet clinics, working in research laboratories and spending time with horses any way she could. She attended UW- Madison with a major in biochemistry before beginning veterinary school at the UW- Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. After graduating from veterinary school in 2002, she completed a rotating internship in Large Animal Surgery and Medicine at the Ontario Veterinary College. She pursued additional training in internal medicine by completing a three year residency in Large Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine. She obtained board- certification and became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in 2006. Dr. Ryan remained at UF to complete a PhD focused on equine immunology while overseeing care of more than 20 research broodmares and their foals. After completion of her studies, she returned to her native Wisconsin. While spending time in general practice, Dr. Ryan observed a need for the specialty service of Internal Medicine in a private practice and ambulatory setting. She founded EquIMed Consulting, LLC, providing advanced internal medicine diagnostics and consultation for equine practitioners and their clients. Dr. Ryan joined the faculty the University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine in 2016.




Kathryn Diehl, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACVO

Dr. Deihl is an Assistant Professor of Ophathamlogy at the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery. She received her MS and her DVM from the Ohio State University.




Contact Information

Contact: Melissa Kilpatrick
Email: melissak@uga.edu
Phone:

Driving Directions

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Event Hotels

Holiday Inn 197 East Broad Street, Athens, GA 706-549-4433
Holiday Inn Express  513 West Broad Street, Athens, GA  * 706-546-8122 
Georgia Center Hotel 1197 South Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA  * 800.884.1381
Hilton Garden Inn 390 Washington Street, Athens, GA  * 706.363.9948 
The Hotel Indigo 500 College Avenue, Athens, GA * 706.546.0430 
Courtyard by Marriott  166 North Finley Street, Athens, GA  * 706.369.7000 
Springhill Suites  3500 Daniells Bridge Road, Athens, GA 30606

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