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Making the Most out of Point-of-Care Diagnostics in the ER
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Focus will be on lactate, benefits of minimum database testing (PCV/TS, Glu, BHBketones, Blood Smear), AFAST, TFAST (plus brief cardiac), Fluid analysis (acute abdomen, body effusions), Acid-Base+Blood Gas assessments, Capnography, Coagulation testing, etc. Presented by the clinicians in New England’s busiest emergency center, and the only ACVECC recognized trauma center in New England. Attendance at this program will help you to assist your patients in critical situations.

When: Sunday, November 6, 2016
08:30 am - 4:00 pm
Where: Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Agnes Varis Auditorium
5 Jumbo's Path
N. Grafton, Massachusetts  01536
United States
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8Hours of Continuing Education Credit
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Registration and Check-In
Continental Breakfast will be served.
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Elizabeth Rozanski, DVM, DACVECC, DACVIM
  1. THE BIG 4: Tells You More Than You Think!
  2. Collecting and Evaluating Samples in House: Maximize Your Success!
  3. Vascular Access: Tricks of the Trade
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM B R E A K
10:15 AM – 12:15 AM Armelle de Laforcade, DVM, DACVECC
  1. Evaluating Coagulation in the ER
  2. Cardiovascular Assessments on the Fly!
  3. Tips for Patient Monitoring (Capnography and Pulse-oximetry)
12:15 AM – 1:00 PM L U N C H E O N
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Annie Shea Wayne, DVM,MPH Residency Trained ECC(Boards Pending)
  1. Lactate Review and Clinical Applications
  2. Clinical Approach to Acid-Base
  3. Acid-Base ER Case Review
3:00 PM – 3:10 PM B R E A K
3:10 PM – 5:10 PM Juliet Gladden, DVM, DACVECC
  1. Point of Care Ultrasound: AFASTer Way to Assess ER Patients!
  2. Point of Care Ultrasound: TFAST Your Way to a Respiratory Distress


  1. Diagnostic Evaluation of Acute Abdomen: Make Fluid Analysis Work

for You!

5:10 PM Symposium Concludes
Save $$$$! – Register before September 21st and pay $199 instead of $219!
Registration includes Lectures, Continental Breakfast, Luncheon, and Course Notes


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