An invitation to
Veterinary Medical Practitioners,
14th Annual Emergency Medicine Conference:
College of Veterinary Medicine
Kansas State University
KSU-Student Chapter of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society
Continuing Education Contact Hours
8.0 Clock Hours
Date and Time
Saturday, November 12, 2005
8:00 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Frick Auditorium, Mosier Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1800 Denison, Manhattan, KS
Frick Auditorium is located on the second floor of Mosier Hall. Enter at the Emergency Entrance. Signs will be posted to direct you to registration.
If you have any questions please contact Linda Johnson 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 State University.
The objectives of this conference are to cover a gamut of neurologic diseases in dogs and cats that occur in the emergency setting. Some disorders are truly emergent i.e., acute spinal cord injury, head trauma and status epilepticus; whereas others occur acutely but still pose a diagnostic challenge i.e., vestibular disease, acute lower motor neuron disease. These discussions will use case-based materials to provide a review of neuroanatomic localization differential diagnoses, diagnostic approaches, and specific therapeutic strategies.
|8:00 am||Welcome||Dr. Ralph Richardson, Dean
Dr. Lisa Moore, Associate Professor and SCVECCS Advisor
|8:10 am||Neurologic Examination for the Critical Patient||The neurologic examination and localization will be reviewed with emphasis placed on the critical and trauma patient.|
|9:15 am||Refreshment Break|
|9:30 am||Management of Acute Spinal Cord Injury||A discussion of the pathophysiology of acute spinal cord injury and treatment strategies for patients with intervertebral disk disease and spinal fractures.|
|10:30 am||Refreshment Break|
|10:45 am||Status Epilepsy||Discussion of therapeutic approaches and management of status epilepsy in dogs and cats.|
|12:00 noon||Lunch (included with registration fee)|
|12:45 pm||Acute Vestibular Dysfunction||A review of vestibular dysfunction and differentials with treatment strategies.|
|2:00 pm||Refreshment Break|
|2:15 pm||Acute Lower Motor Neuron Disorders||A discussion of several diseases that present with acute onset neuromuscular dysfunction.|
|3:30 pm||Refreshment Break|
|3:45 pm||The Encephalopathic Cat||Review of disorders and treatments of common encephalopathic disorders of cats.|
|Management of Head Trauma in Dogs and Cats||Review of the pathophysiology and clinical approach to management of traumatic brain injury.|
|5:30 pm||Questions and Answers|
|5:45 pm||Evaluation and Adjourn|
DVM, DACVIM - Neurology
Dr. Joan Coates received her DVM from the University of Missouri, Columbia in 1990. She completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Texas A&M University followed by a residency and MS degree in Neurology and Neurosurgery at Auburn University. She was an assistant professor at the University of Georgia, 1994-1997, and then an assistant professor at Texas A&M University, 1997-2003. Dr. Coates joined the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine faculty in 2003 and is currently an associate professor in the Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery.
KSU Student Chapter of
Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
KSU SCVECCS was started in the Spring of 1995 by a group of interested students eager to enhance their education in the field of emergency medicine and critical care. The purpose of this organization is the advancement of knowledge and the promotion of the specialties of emergency medicine and critical care with the veterinary school and the community.
2005-2006 KSU-SCVECCS Officers
President • Shelly Adrian, Class of 2007
Vice-President • Ann Burgdorf, Class of 2007
Secretary/Treasurer • Kellie Triplett, Class of 2008
Wet Lab Coordinator • Nora Springer, Class of 2008
Faculty Advisor • Dr. Lisa Moore
Thank you to the following companies for their contributions to this conference.
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