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Clinical Bites

Clinical Bites is a monthly continuing education seminar hosted by VCA Canada Western Veterinary Specialists and Emergency Centre featuring specialists from our hospital and the Calgary area. It is presented free to local referring veterinarians. Seminars are ABVMA approved for continuing education credit. It affords a unique opportunity to learn about current topics that are relevant to veterinary practice from the local specialists. 

Clinical Bites returns in 2021 with our new virtual format.

 

Upcoming Clinical Bites
Clinical Bites November Virtual Webinar

Acute Kidney Injury

Thursday, November 18, 2021

Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting

SESSION DETAILS:
Acute Kidney Injury
Presented by Clare Hyatt, DVM, MS, DACVECC.

SYNOPSIS:
This talk will present information regarding acute kidney injury (AKI) including causes, recognition, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis.

MORE INFO:
RSVP by November 17, 2021

CE CREDITS:
Approved for 1 hour ABVMA CE credits

Previous Clinical Bites
Clinical Bites October Virtual Webinar

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

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Thursday, October 21, 2021

Date: Thursday, October 21, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting

SESSION DETAILS:
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
Presented by Valerie Madden DVM, DACVECC

SYNOPSIS:
This session will present the RECOVER guidelines on how to perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). Dr. Madden will include recommendations for how to perform basic life support (BLS) and advanced life support (ALS), defibrillation, and post resuscitation care.

MORE INFO:
RSVP by October 20, 2021

CE CREDITS:
Approved for 1 hour ABVMA CE credits

Clinical Bites August Virtual Webinar

My patient looks like a ghost! Is it IMHA?

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Thursday, August 19, 2021

Date:Thursday, August 19, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting

SESSION DETAILS:
My patient looks like a ghost! Is it IMHA?
Presented by Amélie Paré, Veterinarian DMV, IPSAV

SYNOPSIS:
This session will go over the diagnostic process and treatment of IMHA, including the long-term management of the disease. The recent consensus statement will be summarized and updates from the ACVIM Forum will be discussed.

MORE INFO:
RSVP by August 18, 2021

CE CREDITS:
Approved for 1 hour ABVMA CE credits

Clinical Bites July Virtual Webinar

A Labrador Retriever and A French Bulldog Walk Into a Bar...

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

Date:Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting

SESSION DETAILS:
A Labrador Retriever and A French Bulldog Walk Into a Bar...
Presented by Justin Lavallée, DVM, MSc, DACVS-SA

SYNOPSIS:
This session will focus on the pathogenesis, stabilization, diagnostic work-up, and treatment of patients with upper airway obstruction. Perioperative care will also be discussed. The focus will be on laryngeal paralysis and brachycephalic obstructive airway syndrome as it pertains to the primary care and referral settings.

MORE INFO:
RSVP by July 19, 2021

CE CREDITS:
Approved for 1 hour ABVMA CE credits

Clinical Bites June Virtual Webinar

Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus

Thursday, June 17, 2021

Date:Thursday, June 17, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting

SESSION DETAILS:
Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus
Presented by Germaine Hung DVM, MVETSC, DACVS-SA

MORE INFO:
RSVP by June 15, 2021

CE CREDITS:
Approved for 1 hour ABVMA CE credits

Clinical Bites May Virtual Webinar

Pleural Space Disease

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Date: Thursday, May 20, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting

SESSION DETAILS:
Pleural Space Disease
Presented by Clare Hyatt, DVM, MS, DACVECC.
 
MORE INFO:
RSVP by May 19, 2021

CE CREDITS:
Approved for 1 hour ABVMA CE credits

Clinical Bites April Virtual Webinar

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Date: Thursday, April 15, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting

SESSION DETAILS:
Glaucoma
Presented by Dr. Kelli Combs Ramey
 
MORE INFO:
RSVP by April 14, 2021

CE CREDITS:
Approved for 1 hour ABVMA CE credits

Clinical Bites March Virtual Webinar

Initial Assessment and Resuscitation of the Trauma Patient

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Date: Thursday, March 18, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting

SESSION DETAILS:
Initial Assessment and Resuscitation of the Trauma Patient
Presented by Dr. James Lange BSc, BVSC

MORE INFO:
RSVP by March 17, 2021

CE CREDITS:
Approved for 1 hour ABVMA CE credits

Clinical Bites February Virtual Webinar

Radiation Therapy: Case selection and side effect management

Wednesday, February 16, 2021

Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting

SESSION DETAILS:
Radiation Therapy: Case selection and side effect management
Presented by Dr. Katherine Sweet DVM, MSc, DACVR(RO)

MORE INFO:
RSVP by February 12, 2021

CE CREDITS:
Approved for 1 hour ABVMA CE credits

Clinical Bites January Virtual Webinar

Traumatic Brain Injury

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Date: Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Microsoft Teams Meeting

SESSION DETAILS:
Traumatic Brain Injury
Presented by Dr. Laura Osborne BVSC HON, DACVECC

MORE INFO:
Registration now closed

CE CREDITS:
Approved for 1 hour ABVMA CE credits

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