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8 convention preview I www.avmaconvention.orgAVMACreate your own personal convention agenda today at www.avmaconvention.org. AVMA MapIt! will help you easily navigate and organize CE sessions, booths to visit and special events!Interactive Map & DirectoryStart now:. Create your personalized convention agenda. Search CE sessions by speaker, topic, track or browse the entire schedule. Read speaker biographies. Connect with and leave messages for other attendees. Search exhibitors by product category, exhibitor name, keyword or booth number. View streaming video and find special events to add to your agenda. Download iPad application for easy on-the-go reference Onsite, reap the benefits:. Receive instant notification on room or time changes; live updates are made automatically to your agenda.. Genius bar to print agendas or get one-on-one assistance.. Convenient directions and St. Louis city information at your fingertips!Sponsored by:MapIt!Use your own iPad or rent one of ours!

. . . . . . . new and noteworthy CE programs . . . . . . .www.avmaconvention.org I avma convention preview 9. AVMA Continuing Education Sessions will take place at America's Center. . Earn up to 40 hours of CE credit.. View the CE grid on pages 18-59 to review programming by track and by day. Watch the website for CE updates and hot topic announcements.. CE sessions noted with BEYONDTHEBASICS are in-depth and offer advanced knowledge of a topic. Choose from more than 120 Beyond the Basics sessions.CE: What You Need to Know!New CE in 2011!Earn CE in the Exhibit Hall! We're so confident you'll learn new and useful information in the Exhibit Hall that we're offering up to two hours of CE for it. Be sure to check with your state licensing board to confirm these credits are accepted.State CE CreditFinal determination of the acceptance of a program for CE accrual is the responsibility of the individual licensing authority. For links to the individual state licensing authorities, visit the American Association of Veterinary State Boards Web page at www.aavsb.org.Inside the IssuesA new session format to spark collegial dialogue about the current controversies in veterinary medicine. Hear different perspectives from top-tier speakers and your own insights. These discussions allow for maximum audience interaction and will explore six timely issues. Look for the new Inside the Issues subsection under the Companion Animal and Practice Management/Professional Development sections in your educational grid.Open to all veterinarians, veterinary technicians and students. Debate Sessions:Resuscitative Fluid for Hypovolemic Shock, Colloids, or CrystalloidsSpay, with or without the UterusBetter Case Management Sessions:Nutritional Supplements to Slow the Aging ProcessCardiac Versus Pulmonary Causes of Coughing in Small DogsPanel Dialogue Sessions:Animals and the LawControversies on Screening and Administering Blood ProductsAre We Obligated to Offer Palliative Care and Pet Hospice?Physical Therapists Working With Veterinary PatientsWhat Is the Real Story Behind So Many Female Veterinarians?How Can Standardized Diagnostic Codes be Made Usable and Valuable?Are We Obligated to Offer Palliative Care and Pet Hospice? (repeat)