OCTOBER 10  FORT ATKINSON, WI 7.2 SCIENTIFIC CE CREDITS

Welcome

This one-day continuing education event will feature discussions on canine and feline lymphoma, canine osteosarcoma, and mast cell tumors. In addition, tips for how to best communicate with clients during challenging clinic situations will be given.

Featured Speaker

Laura D Garrett

 

DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Urbana, IL

Dr. Laura Garrett received her undergraduate and DVM degrees from the University of Illinois. She did a one-year rotating internship at the University of Minnesota and then worked in a private referral practice in the Twin Cities for two years. After that, Garrett completed a two-year residency in comparative oncology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and then spent a year and a half at a referral practice in New Zealand. Following that experience, Garrett helped begin and build an oncology program at Kansas State University from 1998-2006. In June 2006, she joined the faculty at her alma mater, the University of Illinois. Garrett’s main interests include teaching and clinical service, with research interests that focus on clinical trials of new anticancer agents.

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Event Schedule

October 10 / 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

8:30 a.m.

Registration

9:00 a.m.

Program Begins

Tumor/Not Tumor

Case-based talk highlighting work up and differentials for a number of canine and feline lesions that at first look would be assumed to be tumor.

Core Communication Skills for use with Clients in Difficult Situations

Several tools can be used to talk to and work with these “difficult” clients; examples of use of the skills in clinically relevant manners will be highlighted.

Canine Lymphoma

A review and update on most common presenting signs, diagnosis, staging and treatment options.

A Review and Update on Feline Lymphoma

Lymphoma is one of the most common cancers diagnosed in the cat and is also one of the most treatable. Attendees will learn about several of the anatomic locations for lymphoma with associated treatment options and prognosis. Emphasis will be placed on GI lymphoma variants, highlighting diagnostic techniques and therapeutic trials.

A Review and What’s New in Canine Osteosarcoma

This talk will present diagnostic, staging and treatment options, including ongoing trials for this common canine cancer.

Mast Cell Tumor Controversies

This talk raises issues and presents information regarding many confusing topics including: What are prognostic factors for MCT? What staging tests need to be done? How much surgery is appropriate? Is ancillary therapy needed?

4:30 p.m.

Adjourn

Location

Country Inn & Suites by Radisson
1650 Doris Dr
Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
(920) 542-1600

Pricing

  • Member

  • $175
  • Pre-registration required. No walk-ins will be accepted. The WVMA must be made aware of substitutions prior to the date of the event. No refunds.

  • Non-Member

  • $ 250
  • Pre-registration required. No walk-ins will be accepted. The WVMA must be made aware of substitutions prior to the date of the event. No refunds.

  • Student Member

  • $ 50
  • Pre-registration required. No walk-ins will be accepted. The WVMA must be made aware of substitutions prior to the date of the event. No refunds.

  • Student Non-Member

  • $ 100
  • Pre-registration required. No walk-ins will be accepted. The WVMA must be made aware of substitutions prior to the date of the event. No refunds.

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