An invitation to Veterinary Medical Practitioners, Technicians and Students to attend the . . .
College of Veterinary Medicine
Kansas State University
Date and Time
Saturday, April 25, 2009
8:30 am—5:15 pm
Frick Auditorium Mosier Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1700 Denison, Manhattan, KS
Enter at the Emergency Entrance. Signs will be posted to direct you to registration.
Conference Contact Hours
7 clock hours
This short-topic, multi-speaker format offers the attendee the opportunity to learn about the most recent findings and advances in cardiology. Listen for the beat!
|8:00 am||Registration and Coffee|
|8:30 am||Welcome – Ralph Richardson, Dean
Ken Harkin, Small Animal Medicine Section Head
|8:35 am||Echocardiographic Findings in Dogs with Dysautonomia – Ken Harkin|
|9:00 am||Patent Ductus Arteriosus: The Latest in Minimally- Invasive Therapy - Thaibinh Nguyenba|
|10:00 am||Refreshment Break|
Management of Chronic Degenerative Mitral Valve Disease in the Dog: Is It Just a Question of Pills? - Michele Borgarelli
|11:20 am||Clinical Pathology in the Management of the Cardiopathic Dog - Emily Olson|
|12:00 n||Lunch (included with registration)|
|1:00 pm||Pharmacokinetics of Oral Pimobendan in Cats - Andrew Hanzlicek|
|1:35 pm||Aortic Valve Bacterial Endocarditis in a Cat, Case Report - Amy Dixon|
|2:00 pm||Thoracic Radiography of the Coughing Dog - David Jimenez|
|3:00 pm||Refreshment break|
|3:20 pm||Holter Monitoring in the Dog: When and Why - Serena Crosara|
|3:50 pm||Cardiovascular Diseases in Camelids - Marco Margiocco|
|5:00 pm||Questions and Answers|
|5:15 pm||Evaluation and Adjourn|
Michele Borgarelli, DMV, PhD, DECVIM-CA
Associate Professor, Cardiology
Serena Crosara, DMV
Amy Dixon, DVM
Clinical Assistant Professor,
Pet Health Center
Andrew Hanzlicek, DVM
Resident, Small Animal Internal Medicine
Kenneth Harkin, DVM, DACVIM-SAIM
Associate Professor and Section Head,
Small Animal Internal Medicine
David Jimenez, DVM
Marco Margiocco, DMV, MS, DACVIM-Cardiology
Assistant Professor, Cardiology
Thaibinh Nguyenba, DVM, DACVIM-Cardiology
Consultant, Infiniti Medical
Emily Olson, DVM
Thank you to the following companies for their support of this conference.
If you have any questions please contact
Marci Ritter by phone at 785-532-5696 or e-mail at
VMCE@vet.k-state.edu, Veterinary Medical Continuing
Education at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas
If you have questions regarding registration information, call Rebecca at 785-532-5569.
Parking is available on the west side (off Denison Avenue) and on the east side (off Jardine Drive) of the Veterinary Medical Complex. A parking permit is not required for weekend parking. Do not park in the client parking or reserved stalls as you may get ticketed.
A block of rooms has been reserved at both the Clarion and
the Holiday Inn at the Campus. The block rates and cutoff
dates are listed below. Please refer to the “Veterinary Medicine Cardiology Conference” when reserving your room.
We advise you to make your room reservations as soon as possible as rooms are limited in Manhattan and blocks are reserved on room availability, first-come first-served basis.
Clarion, 530 Richards Drive, 785-539-5311
Rooms: $90 + tax • Cutoff date: April 3, 2009
Holiday Inn at the Campus, 1641 Anderson Ave, 785-539-7531
Rooms: $119.95 + tax • Cutoff date: March 25, 2009
Other motels in Manhattan are listed below.
Best Western, 601 E Poyntz Ave., 785-537-8300
Fairfield Inn, 300 Colorado St., 785-539-2400
Hampton Inn, 501 E. Poyntz Ave., 785-539-5000
Motel 6, 510 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-537-1022
Quality Inn, 150 E. Poyntz Ave., 785-770-8000
Super 8 Motel, 200 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-537-8468
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