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8:00 a.m. Educational Sessions

Small Animal Track

Toxicology Toolbox: The Pitfalls and Triumphs of Managing the Poisoned Patient – Part 1
Presented by: Renee Schmid, DVM, DABT, DABVT

This lecture will discuss the basics of properly assessing a poisoned patient in order to understand both the risks presented by the toxin and the risks associated with specific species, breeds, and pre-existing conditions. Veterinary professionals will also learn about which drugs are ideal to stock in a practice for the management and treatment of common poisonings. Additionally, specifics regarding follow-up needs and staff safety considerations regarding poisoned patients will be addressed.

Large Animal Track

Embracing the Senior Horse
Presented by: Amy Cook, DVM

Session description coming soon

Technician Track

An Introduction to Standard Process: Virtually tour our farm
Presented by: Tracie Hoffman, CVT

Session description coming soon

9:00 a.m. Educational Sessions

Small Animal Track

Toxicology Toolbox: The Pitfalls and Triumphs of Managing the Poisoned Patient – Part 2
Presented by: Renee Schmid, DVM, DABT, DABVT

This lecture will discuss the basics of properly assessing a poisoned patient in order to understand both the risks presented by the toxin and the risks associated with specific species, breeds, and pre-existing conditions. Veterinary professionals will also learn about which drugs are ideal to stock in a practice for the management and treatment of common poisonings. Additionally, specifics regarding follow-up needs and staff safety considerations regarding poisoned patients will be addressed.

Large Animal Track

Understanding and Diagnosing Cushings Disease
Presented by: Amy Cook, DVM

Session description coming soon

Technician Track

An Introduction to Standard Process Veterinary Products and How They Can Help Patient Wellbeing
Presented by: Tracie Hoffman, CVT

Session description coming soon

Break  10:00 – 10: 30 a.m.

10:30 a.m. Educational Sessions

Small Animal Track

Top 10(ish) Toxins Affecting Dogs & Cats – Part 1
Presented by: Renee Schmid, DVM, DABT, DABVT

Dogs and cats can get into the most surprising things. This lecture will provide a thorough overview of the top 10 toxins affecting dogs and cats in Nebraska for 2021.  Toxins covered will include chocolate, xylitol, human NSAIDs, rodenticides and many more.  This lecture is a frequent favorite as it encompasses many different topics while providing the most up to date information.  We will also cover a few toxins that are in the Top 10 list for North America but didn’t make it to Nebraska Top 10.

Large Animal Track

Laminitis: Identifying and Managing
Presented by: Amy Cook, DVM

Session description coming soon

Technician Track

How to Implement Standard Process for a Successful Nutritional Practice
Presented by: Tracie Hoffman, CVT

Session description coming soon

11:30 a.m. Educational Sessions

Small Animal Track

Top 10(ish) Toxins Affecting Dogs & Cats – Part 2
Presented by: Renee Schmid, DVM, DABT, DABVT

Dogs and cats can get into the most surprising things. This lecture will provide a thorough overview of the top 10 toxins affecting dogs and cats in Nebraska for 2021.  Toxins covered will include chocolate, xylitol, human NSAIDs, rodenticides and many more.  This lecture is a frequent favorite as it encompasses many different topics while providing the most up to date information.  We will also cover a few toxins that are in the Top 10 list for North America but didn’t make it to Nebraska Top 10.

Large Animal Track

Poultry Medicine
Presented by: Don Reynolds, PhD, DVM

Session description coming soon

Technician Track

How to Implement Standard Process for a Successful Nutritional Practice
Presented by: Tracie Hoffman, CVT

Session description coming soon

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. NVMA Membership Meeting/Lunch

1:30 p.m. Educational Sessions

Small Animal Track

Poultry
Presented by: Don Reynolds, PhD, DVM

Session description coming soon

Large Animal Track

Managing the Health of Feedlot Cattle the First 30 Days
Presented by: Dan Thomson, DVM, PhD, MS

Session description coming soon

Technician Track

Poultry
Presented by: Don Reynolds, PhD, DVM

Technicians will join the small animal track for this session.

2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. Educational Sessions

Small Animal Track

Poisonous Plants In and Around the Home
Presented by: Renee Schmid, DVM, DABT, DABVT

For curious dogs or cats, it’s difficult to resist the allure of plants. Pet Poison Helpline receives multiple calls daily from concerned pet owners and veterinarians about plant ingestions. While many plants are simple gastrointestinal irritants, some have the potential to cause life-threatening toxicity. Thus, it is helpful for clinicians to be familiar with common plants that have the potential to cause severe toxicosis in small animals. Plants that will be discussed in this lecture includes: Lilies (Lilium spp. and Hemerocallis spp.), foxglove (Digitalis lannata and D. purpuea), oleander (Nerium oleander), Lily of the Valley (Convallaria majalis), kalanchoe (Kalanchoe spp.), rhododendrons and azaleas (Rhododendron spp.), laurels (Kalmia spp.), cycad palm (Cycas spp., Macrozamia spp.) and many others.

Large Animal Track

Managing the Health of Feedlot Cattle the Last 30 Days
Presented by: Dan Thomson, DVM, PhD, MS

Session description coming soon

Technician Track

GI Disease, Nutrition and Anatomy/Physiology of ECM Species
Presented by: Micah Kohles, DVM

Session description coming soon

4:00 p.m. Educational Sessions

Small Animal Track

Know When to Feast and When to Fret – Foods Toxic to Pets
Presented by: Renee Schmid, DVM, DABT, DABVT

Are you “hungry” for some practical toxicology tips? Join us for a spicy clinical review of common people foods that are toxic to dogs, cats, and birds. We’ll cover the main courses such as chocolate, grapes/raisins/currants, xylitol, onions/garlic, avocado, macadamia nuts, and unbaked bread dough.

Large Animal Track

Technology Coming to Bovine Veterinary Practice in the Next 5 Years
Presented by: Dan Thomson, DVM, PhD, MS

Session description coming soon

Technician Track

Critical Care Feeding of These Species in Emergency and Hospital Situations
Presented by: Micah Kohles, DVM

Session description coming soon

8:00 a.m. Educational Sessions

Small Animal Track

Lymphoma – Why it is not as simple as it used to be
Presented by: Rachel Venable, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)

This lecture will educate veterinarians on lymphoma by reviewing the disease, discussing different types of lymphoma, and learning new testing and treatment modalities.

Large Animal Track

Common Toxins in Bovine Medicine
Presented by: Scott Radke, DVM, MS, DABVT

This lecture focuses on the common toxins encountered by bovine practitioners. Potential sources, clinical signs, lesions, diagnostics/sampling considerations, and treatment will be covered. Case examples will be used to emphasize particular aspects of toxins.

9:00 a.m. Educational Sessions

Small Animal Track

There’s a Huge Hole Where the Tumor Used To Be, and Other Interesting Tidbits of Mast Cell Disease
Presented by: Rachel Venable, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)

This lecture will review mast cell tumor disease, testing, and therapy including well established treatments and new therapies.

Large Animal Track

Working through a suspected toxin case and optimizing toxin testing
Presented by: Scott Radke, DVM, MS, DABVT

This lecture focuses on the common toxins encountered by bovine practitioners. Potential sources, clinical signs, lesions, diagnostics/sampling considerations, and treatment will be covered. Case examples will be used to emphasize particular aspects of toxins.

10:15 a.m. Educational Sessions

Small Animal Track

What Does Telemedicine Look Like in Vet Med? Why Use It?
Presented by: Rachel Venable, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)

This lecture will educate veterinarians on what telehealth is, the uses of telehealth, how to do it in the clinic, and teleconsulting.

Large Animal Track

Ruminant Nutrition: Toxicities and Deficiencies
Presented by: Scott Radke, DVM, MS, DABVT

This presentation focuses on the importance of minerals and vitamins in ruminant, particularly bovine, medicine. An overview of several critical minerals as well as associated deficiencies and toxicities are discussed. Associated clinical signs, lesions, and diagnostic interpretation of testing results also to be discussed.

11:15 a.m. Educational Sessions

Small Animal Track

The Future is Here Ready or Not: Genetic Testing Leading to Precision Treatments
Presented by: Rachel Venable, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)

This lecture will educate veterinarians on new technologies evaluating genetic mutations and specific therapies.

Large Animal Track

Collecting Liver Biopsies in Cattle
Presented by: Scott Radke, DVM, MS, DABVT

The importance of trace mineral and procedure of obtaining liver biopsies for nutritional evaluation in cattle is discussed. This presentation will include guidelines for the biopsy procedure and considerations during sampling.

12:15 p.m. General Conference Adjourns

1:30 p.m. Wetlab

Bovine Liver Biopsy
Presented by: Scott Radke, DVM, MS, DABVT

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