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Join the conversation! #AVMAMeets www.avmaconvention.org I CONVENTION PREVIEW 19MONDAY, AUGUST 68:00 am - 10:50 am How to keep them alive when they're trying to die: emergency approach to the trauma patient*ID# 11880 CE: 3.00Participants in this case-based interactive laboratory will learn about treatment of trauma cases, identifying and managing causes of respiratory distress, and thoracocentesis and thoracostomy tube placement. The ABCs of trauma, pain management, and fl uid therapy will be emphasized. Enrollment limited to 32 DVMs and technicians.Lauren Sullivan, Elisa MazzaferroFees: Advance $125/Pre $138/Standard $1448:00 am - 10:50am Exotic handling and husbandry? You bet it is!*ID# 11872 CE: 3.00Participants will learn the basics of safe restraint and handling of small mammals, reptiles, and birds. Participants will be able to practice restraint and handling and learn basic husbandry techniques of rabbits, snakes, turtles, and birds. Enrollment limited to 20 DVMs and technicians.Katrina La~ erty, Todd CecilFees: Advance $375/Pre $413/Standard $4328:00 am - 11:50 am Surgical approaches to orthopedic repairID# 11870 CE: 4.00Participants will learn about orthopedic surgical approaches of the stifl e, hip, shoulder, and long bones, including common surgical approaches for medial patella luxation, cranial cruciate ligament stabilization, femoral head and neck excision, and osteochondrosis desiccans. Enrollment limited to 24 DVMs.Randy Fitch, John PayneFees: Advance $400/Pre $440/Standard $4608:00 am - 5:50 pm CO2 laser workshop: from basic to more advancedID# 1186 CE: 8.00 Participants will learn the basics of CO2 laser surgery and will practice the techniques, including skin incisions, cystotomies, and enucleations with minimal blood loss. Advanced techniques will include performing onchyectomy and soft palate resection with the CO2 laser. Enrollment limited to 36 DVMs.Noel BergerFees: Advance $495/Pre $544/Standard $5702:00 pm - 6:00 pm Patellar f xationID# 11871 CE: 4.00Participants will gain a better understanding of patella luxation and treatment, including the causes, associated pathology, and treatment options. Participants will learn several surgical techniques and the relevant anatomy essential for successful repair of patellar luxation. Enrollment limited to 24 DVMs.John Payne, Randy FitchFees: Advance $400/Pre $440/Standard $4602:00 pm - 4:50 pm Gasping, coughing, breathing! Approach to the patient in respiratory distressID# 11879 CE: 3.00Participants in this interactive, case-based laboratory will learn the ins and outs of evaluating and managing patients in respiratory distress. Obstructive, restrictive, and other causes of respiratory distress will be included. Enrollment limited to 24 DVMs.Elizabeth RozanskiFees: Advance $125/Pre $138/Standard $144TUESDAY, AUGUST 78:00 am - 11:50 am Transfusion medicine and hematology workshop*ID# 11876 CE: 4.00Experts will assist participants with the ins and outs of transfusion medicine. Participants will learn about and practice collecting and processing blood banking products and use of hematology equipment as well as analyzing information during a case-based discussion. Enrollment limited to 32 DVMs and technicians.Urs GigerFees: Advance $125/Pre $138/Standard $1448:00 am - 4:50 pm Ins and outs of stem cell therapy in your practiceID# 1188 CE: 8.00Participants will learn about stem cell therapy, an innovative technology that involves tissue collection, harvesting stem cells, and then infusing the cells back into the patient. Participants will discuss marketing of stem cell therapy and management of cases with this technique. Enrollment limited to 32 DVMs.Michael HutchinsonFees: Advance $450/Pre $495/Standard $5188:00 am - 4:50 pm Feline clinical proceduresID# 11867 CE: 8.00Participants will learn to better serve the medical needs of their feline patients. A board-certifi ed feline specialist will assist with participants as they practice procedures, such as placing feeding tubes, urinary catheterization, bone marrow biopsy, and bronchoalveolar lavage. Enrollment limited to 24 DVMs.Susan LittleFees: Advance $450/Pre $495/Standard $518 Interactive l????b????* Indicates technicians can also register

20 convention preview I www.avmaconvention.orgSATURDAY, AUGUST 411:00 am - 11:50 am Windows 7 & Office 2010ID# 11591 CE: 1.00Cheryl Dhein, Stephanie Bossaller Fee: $501:00 pm - 2:50 pm Picture editing using Adobe® Photoshop® Elements, basic ID# 11592 CE: 2.00 Cheryl Dhein, Stephanie Bossaller Fee: $1003:00 pm - 4:50 pm Picture editing using Adobe® Photoshop® Elements, advancedID# 11593 CE: 2.00 Cheryl Dhein, Stephanie Bossaller Fee: SUNDAY, AUGUST 51:00 pm - 2:50 pm Create a presentation using Microsoft's Powerpoint 2010, basicID# 11594 CE: 2.00Cheryl Dhein, Stephanie Bossaller Fee: $1004:00 pm - 5:50 pm Create a presentation using Microsoft's Powerpoint 2010, advancedID# 11595 CE: 2.00Cheryl Dhein, Stephanie Bossaller Fee: $100MONDAY, AUGUST 68:00 am - 9:50 am Finding veterinary information on the internet for freeID# 11598 CE: 2.00Cheryl Dhein Fee: $10010:00 am - 11:50 am Introduction to spreadsheets using Excel 2010ID# 11599 CE: 2.00Cheryl Dhein, Stephanie Bossaller Fee: $1001:00 pm - 2:50 pm Picture editing using Adobe® Photoshop® Elements, basic (repeat)ID# 11596 CE: 2.00Cheryl Dhein, Stephanie Bossaller Fee: $1004:00 pm - 5:50 pm Picture editing using Adobe® Photoshop® Elements, advanced (repeat)ID# 11597 CE: 2.00Cheryl Dhein, Stephanie Bossaller Fee: $100TUESDAY, AUGUST 78:00 am - 9:50 am Microsoft Word 2010; more than a word processor; cool tools to expand utility and improve efficiencyID# 11600 CE: 2.00Cheryl Dhein, Stephanie Bossaller Fee: $10010:00 am - 11:50 am Create a web page using Microsoft's Web ExpressionID# 11601 CE: 2.00Cheryl Dhein, Stephanie Bossaller Fee: $1001:00 pm - 2:50 pm Introduction to spreadsheets using Excel 2010 (repeat)ID# 11602 CE: 2.00Cheryl Dhein, Stephanie Bossaller Fee: $1003:00 pm - 3:50 pm Finding veterinary information on the internet for freeID# 11603 CE: 1.00Cheryl Dhein Fee: $504:00 pm - 4:50 pmComputer health & maintenance 101ID# 11604 CE: 1.00Cheryl Dhein, Stephanie Bossaller Fee: $50Computer Learning Center & WorkshopsRegister early to secure your space at these popular workshops. Enrollment is limited to 20 attendees for all Computer Learning Center CE Sessions.Need more information? Read the full descriptions online at www.avmaconvention.org.