New York, New York – Dream Hotel Midtown

August 26 - 28, 2017

Dr. Michael Schaer ACVIM Internal Medicine and ACVECC Critical Care

Dr. Michael Schaer received his D.V.M. degree from the University of Illinois in 1970. He then went to the Animal Medical Center (AMC) in New York City where he served as an intern and then as a medicine resident between1970-73. After the residency, he remained at the AMC as a staff member in the Department of Medicine until 1977. He then joined a private small animal practice in New Jersey until late 1978 at which time he joined the faculty at the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine where he has remained until the present time.

He has published several papers and book chapters and he has lectured nationally and internationally. Dr Schaer is also the author of two textbooks: Clinical Medicine of the Dog and Cat – 1st, 2nd , and 3rd editions and Clinical Signs in Small Animal Medicine, 1st and 2nd editions. At the U of F, Dr. Schaer functions mainly as a clinician and a teacher. His previous UF professional duties included: Professor and Associate Chairman-Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, Associate Chief of Staff-Small Animal Hospital, and Service Chief-Small Animal Medicine. He is currently Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Professor, while still doing active teaching in the classroom and in the critical care unit. Dr. Schaer is board certified in internal medicine (ACVIM) and emergency and critical care (ACVECC).

Topics

1. ACUTE PANCREATITIS IN THE DOG AND CAT
2. THE ICTERIC CAT AND/OR DOG
3. THE VOMITING CAT
4. GASTROENTERIC EMERGENCIES
5. INTERPRETATION OF CLINICAL DATA
6. THE GOOD AND THE BAD SIDES OF GLUCOCORTICOID THERAPY
7. FELINE METABOLIC EMERGENCIES
8. PRINCIPLES OF FLUID THERAPY
9. THE DYSPNEIC CAT
10. THE INTERPRETATION OF CLINICAL SIGNS
11. TREAT FOR THE TREATABLE
12. ENDOCRINOLOGY: LECTURES ON DIABETES, CUSHINGS, ADDISONS, THE ATYPICAL CUSHING DOG, THE ATYPICAL ADDISONIAN , AND OTHERS.
13. CLINICAL PEARLS
14. CASE DISCUSSIONS-INTERACTIVE WITH PARTICIPANTS
15. FUO IN THE CAT
16. FLUID THERAPY AND ELECTROLYTE DISORDERS
17. SEPTIC SHOCK
18. HEAT STROKE

 

Dr. Simon Platt ACVIM Neurology

Dr. Simon Platt received his veterinary degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in 1992, following which he undertook an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph and a 2 year period in private practice in the England. Dr. Platt completed a residency in neurology and neurosurgery in 1998 at the University of Florida and afterwards spent 2 years as an assistant professor of Neurology at the University of Georgia. In 2000, Dr. Platt returned to the UK where he was Head of the Neurology/Neurosurgery service at the Animal Health Trust until 2006, from which time he has been at the Dept. of Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at the University of Georgia where is currently a Professor.  Dr. Platt received the AAVC National resident of the year award in 1998, the BSAVA Blaine award for outstanding contributions to small animal medicine and surgery in 2005, the UGA Clinical Research Award in 2010 and the David Tyler Award for Innovative Teaching in 2012. Dr. Platt has authored or co-authored over 180 journal articles and 50 book chapters and is the co-editor of the BSAVA Manual of Canine and Feline Neurology and the Manual of Small Animal Neurological Emergencies. Dr. Platt is Past-President of the ACVIM Neurology Specialty and Founder member of the South Eastern Veterinary Neurology (SEVEN) group in the USA. Currently, Simon serves as Editor in Chief of the NAVC journal Today’s Veterinary Practice.

Topics

1.How to perform and use the neurological exam.
2. Head tilts in dogs and cats.
3. Spinal Pain in dogs
4. Disc disease in dogs
5. Seizures in dogs and cats
6. CNS Inflammatory disease in dogs

Dream Hotel - Midtown

Call in: (646) 625-4880
Referring Code/Group Name:  Vet Vacation CE Inc . Group
Room Rate: $175

Accommodations are limited at this special rate. Please book and register early!

Arrangements have been made so you can extend your vacation a day before or after your destination seminar at the same rate as long as rooms are available at the property.

 

Getting There

Distance from Airport: 28 minutes to LaGuardia International Airport (LGA)
Distance from Airport: 40 minutes to John F Kennedy Airport (JFK)

 

Lecture Schedule

August 26
Registration 12noon-1pm
Lecture 1pm-6pm
Cocktail Hour with Hors d’oeuvres 6:30pm-7:30pm

August 27
Breakfast 7am-8 am
Lecture 8am-1pm

August 28
Breakfast 7am-8am
Lecture 8am-1pm

Register

Regular Fee (booked less than 90 days ahead of time) : $795

 

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