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Small Animal Surgery Conference

Hosted by: Office of Continuing Education

This popular course offers 15 hours of CE credit! This continuing education educational experience will focus on practical techniques and surgeries for common conditions in cats. The morning will consist of lectures, with afternoon labs to reinforce the surgical techniques covered in the morning lectures.

Event Information

Veterinarian Registration : $500.00
Event Capacity: 50

Venue

CVM Main Campus
501 DW Brooks Drive
Athens, 30602

Organizer

Office of Continuing Education
Phone Number: (706) 542-1451
Email: cheryls@uga.edu

Event Agenda

01/09/2021

Start Time
End Time
Event
8:00 am 8:10 am
Welcome and Introductions
Mandy Wallace
8:10 am 8:50 am
Ovariectomy/Hysterectomy
Mandy Wallace
8:50 am 9:40 am
Enteral Nutrition and Feeding Tubes
Mandy Wallace
9:40 am 9:50 am
Refreshment Break
9:50 am 10:40 am
Indications and Principles of Bladder Surgery
Chad Schmiedt
10:40 am 11:40 am
Principles of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Basic Concepts, Biopsy, Enterotomy, Resection and Anastamosis
Chad Schmiedt
11:40 am 12:10 pm
Megacolon and Subtotal Colectomy
Chad Schmiedt
12:10 pm 1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm 5:00 pm
Lab
Janet Grimes/Chad Schmiedt/Mandy Wallace
  • GI Biopsy
  • Gastrotomy
  • Enterotomy
  • Resection and Anastomosis
  • Cystotomy
  • Subtotal Colectomy
  • Feeding Tube Placement (NE, Esophagostomy, Gastrostomy)

01/10/2021

Start Time
End Time
Event
8:00 am 9:00 am
FLUTD - Emergency Medical and Surgical Management, Perineal Urethrostomy
Janet Grimes
9:00 am 10:00 am
Mammary Cancer in Cats, Radical Mastectomy
Janet Grimes
10:00 am 10:15 am
Refreshment Break
10:15 am 11:00 am
Thoracic and pelvic limb amputation
Janet Grimes
11:00 am 12:00 pm
Ventral Bullae Osteotomy
Mandy Wallace
12:00 pm 1:00 pm
Lunch
1:00 pm 4:30 pm
Lab
Janet Grimes/Chad Schmiedt/Mandy Wallace
  • Perineal Urethrostomy
  • Thoracic and Pelvic Limb Amputation
  • VBO
  • Mastectomy

Speakers

  • Chad Schmiedt, DVM, DACVS

    Dr. Chad Schmiedt received his DVM from the University of Georgia, College of Veterinary Medicine in 2000, followed by a one-year internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Tennessee, and then a one-year surgical internship at the Dallas Veterinary Surgical Center.  Following his internships, Dr. Schmiedt completed a three-year surgical residency at the University of Wisconsin in Madison.   Dr. Schmiedt was a Clinical Instructor at the University of Wisconsin for two years following his residency.

    In the summer of 2007, Dr. Schmiedt returned to UGA to join the faculty at the College of Veterinary Medicine as a soft tissue surgeon.  Dr. Schmiedt is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.

  • Mandy Wallace, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

    Dr. Wallace is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Colorado State University. She was the PennHip research fellow at the University of Pennsylvania prior to her residency in Small Animal Surgery at the University of Florida. She joined UGA in August 2016 after completion of her residency.

  • Janet Grimes, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA

    Janet Grimes, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA is an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery at the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a rotating internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. She then completed a residency in Small Animal Surgery at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine, where she also received a Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. She then was an Assistant Professor of Companion Animal Surgery at the Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine prior to joining the University of Georgia in 2016. Dr. Grimes’ research interests include surgical oncology, specifically hemangiosarcoma, and sentinel lymph node evaluation, and surgical respiratory and gastrointestinal diseases.

Additional Information

Small Animal Surgery Conference + COVID-19: The health and wellbeing of all students and community members remains our top priority. We will continue to monitor and adhere to all safety and social distancing guidelines provided by university and state health officials. Programs and events will only be conducted if deemed safe to do so by officials. We will continue to communicate any program changes or cancellations due to COVID-19. (Updated July 22, 2020)

Full refunds are available for cancellations made by 5:00 p.m., 30 days prior to the beginning of your event. If a course is cancelled for any reason, the CVM will not be responsible for any charges related to travel.

 

Nearby Hotels

  • Holiday Inn Express:

    513 W. Broad Street, Athens/Group code: SAS

     

  • Georgia Center Hotel:

    1197 S Lumpkin St, Athens, GA 30602/ Block Code: 93228