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16 CONVENTION PREVIEW I www.avmaconvention.orgUSDA National ac????????e????ita????i???????? ProgramMONDAY, AUGUST 6 and TUESDAY, AUGUST 7APHIS Approved Supplemental Training for Accredited VeterinariansNew! Participate in the USDA National Veterinary Accreditation Program te has been provided to each accredited veterinarian. Renewal dates have been randomly assigned throughout 2013, 2014, and 2015. Accreditation renewal requires the completion of any three units of APHIS approved supplemental training for Category I veterinarians and any six units for Category II veterinarians. Each module of supplemental training at the 2012 AVMA Convention counts as one unit. See Educational grid for session listings under Companion Animal page 58Food Animal/Equine page 60 and Public and Corporate Practice page 54For detailed descriptions of each module, go to the MapIt directory or the convention website at for Preventive Pe???? He????l????hc???????????? MONDAY, AUGUST 6 While the nation's pet population is growing, there has been a decrease in visits to the veterinarian and an increase in the incidence of preventable diseases. The Partnership for Preventive Pet Healthcare o ers tools to help the healthcare team strengthen their clients' commitment to providing pets with the preventive healthcare they deserve.See educational grid session listings underCompanion Animal page 48Personal & Professional page 52Public & Corporate page 54

SATURDAY, AUGUST 47:00 am - 10:50 am Basic level disaster response*ID# 11864 CE: 4.00Participants will gain an understanding of the Incident Command System (ICS) and learn fundamentals of biosecurity for emergency responders. Each participant will practice dressing in personal protective equipment (PPE) and applying triage techniques. Enrollment limited to 32 DVMs and technicians. Wayne Wingf eld, Jerry UppFees: Advance $250/Pre $275/Standard $2887:00 am to 10:50 am Negative pressure wound therapy: the science behind the therapy for treatment of acute and chronic wounds in veterinary medicineID# 11860 CE: 4.00Participants will focus on the science and application of negative pressure wound therapy. They will practice these techniques and other types of advanced wound care for various wounds, grafts/fl aps, and surgical incisions. Enrollment limited to 24 DVMs.Bryden StanleyFees: Advance $250/Pre $275/Standard $2887:00 am - 1:50 pm Cytology in practice! Best methods for sample collection, processing, and evaluation*ID# 11862 CE: 6.00Participants will focus on e cient and e ective collection, processing, and evaluation of in-house cytologic samples. Participants will practice a variety of aspiration and smear techniques and microscopically evaluate and discuss numerous prepared cytology slides. Enrollment limited to 36 DVMs and technicians, preferably teams from the same practice.Jennifer Brazzell, Angelica GalezowskiFees: Advance $250/Pre $275/Standard $288 7:00 am - 4:50 pm Canine and feline dentistry: basics and beyond?O site: Niemeic ClinicID# 11863 CE: 8.00Board-certifi ed veterinary dentists will assist lab participants in evaluation of dental radiographs and performing basic and surgical extractions and application of bonded sealants. Transportation costs are included in the lab fee. Enrollment limited to 30 DVMs.Brook Niemeic, Dawn Sabatino, Robert FurmanFees: Advance $475/Pre $525/Standard $5478:00 am - 10:50 am Toxicology in practice: tricks, tips, and tools of the trade*ID# 11875 CE: 3.00Experts in emergency medicine and toxicology will assist participants in learning appropriate management of poisoned patients. Participants will learn how to avoid common mistakes, like contraindications for charcoal administration. Enrollment limited to 30 DVMs and technicians.Justine LeeAdvance $125/Pre $138/ Standard $1441:00 pm - 4:50 pm Intermediate level disaster response*ID# 11865 CE: 4.00Participants will review the six essentials of a written disaster plan and create a template for developing a plan for their own practice. Participants will practice dressing in personal protective equipment (PPE), assessing potential risks, and learning basic protocols of two-way radio communication. Enrollment limited to 32 DVMs and technicians.Wayne Wingf eld, Jerry UppFees: Advance $250/Pre $275/Standard $288 Level 1 Continuing Education is designed for the participant having a limited knowledge of the topic. This presentation is basic knowledge, and includes suggested methods of clinical application. Level 2 Continuing Education is designed for the participant having a general knowledge of the topic. This presentation assumes basic knowledge and builds upon that foundation to provide an enhanced level of understanding, and includes suggestions for enhancing your clinical application. Level 3 Continuing Education is designed for the participant having a thorough knowledge of the topic. The presentation focuses on the synthesis and potential application of recent advances and future directions in veterinary medicine.Small groups, top-tier instructors, and timely topics make these interactive labs a can't miss on your convention agenda. REGISTER EARLY to secure your space and get the biggest savings. Interactive l????b????For Education Sessions Only: AVMA is pleased to announce new CE level ratings to help you select the best educational sessions to advance your career and practice. * Indicates technicians can also registerJoin the conversation! #AVMAMeets I CONVENTION PREVIEW 17