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. . . . . . . veterinary interactive labs . . . . . . .12 avma convention preview I www.avmaconvention.orgSaturday, July 16Introductory Acupuncture Techniques You Can Use9:00 am-1:50 pmID# 10612 CE: 4.00Fee: $250 Enrollment limited to 20 registrants.As an adjunct to 'traditional' techniques learned in veterinary school, discover introductory philosophies of medical acupuncture.Narda G Robinson, Bonnie WrightCanine Lameness Interactive Lab9:00 am-1:50 pmID# 10616 CE: 4.00Fee: $250 Enrollment limited to 24 registrants.Orthopedic specialists will present and discuss case workups, specific orthopedic maneuvers, and radiographic tips on orthopedic diagnostics and lameness evaluation. Learn skills that can be implemented immediately and practical diagnostics that are applicable in nearly all veterinary practices.Randall B Fitch, Don HulseOtoscopy2:00 pm-5:50 pmID# 10739 CE: 4.00Fee: $300 Enrollment limited to 24 registrants.Learn videotoscope techniques from two board-certified veterinarians who utilize these techniques. Approaches to otitis externa/media will be given. Learn normal canine ear anatomy, techniques for deep ear cleaning and irrigation, how to perform otoscopic cultures, biopsies and removal of growths from within the ear, as well as how/when to perform a myringotomy. Microscopes will be available to examine/discuss ear cytology samples.Richard Meadows, David SenterPuppy Behavior2:00 pm-5:50 pmID# 10618 CE: 4.00Fee: $250 Enrollment limited to 24 registrants.Why is it important to start puppies off on the right paw? Learn to recognize what a puppy's body language is telling you, explain why socialization is essential, and learn how to help your clients have well-mannered and polite pets.Kersti SekselSunday, July 17How to Perform a Neurologic Examination8:00 am-11:50 amID# 10617 CE: 4.00Fee: $200 Enrollment limited to 24 registrants.Learn through video, demonstration, and practice how to perform a thorough neurologic examination. Interpretation of findings and case examples will be used to highlight normal versus abnormal, discussion of upper versus lower motor neuron signs and neurologic versus orthopedic disease.Curtis W DeweyLocal Anesthesia/Anesthetic Blocks2:00 pm-5:50 pmID# 10613 CE: 4.00Fee: $250 Enrollment limited to 24 registrants.Explore a variety of loco-regional techniques including epidurals and dental blocks. Newly described techniques, such as femoral-sciatic blocks and sacro-coccygeal techniques for blocked tom-cats will be presented.Bonnie D WrightMonday, July 18Advances in Cardiopulmonary Cerebral Resuscitation8:00 am-11:50 amID# 10614 CE: 4.00Fee: $225 Enrollment limited to 24 registrants.This lab will begin with 2010 American Heart Association CPR Guideline recommendations. Participate in a series of cardiopulmonary arrest simulations using high fidelity veterinary mannequins, each followed by facilitated group discussions.Daniel J FletcherEmergency and Critical Care Procedures8:00 am-5:50 pmID# 10615 CE: 8.00Fee: $475 Enrollment limited to 24 registrants.Learn and practice life-saving procedures in the emergent and critical patient. Techniques include tracheostomy, thoracostomy tube, thoracocentesis, Labs Sell Out Quickly-Register Now!