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2020 MVMA Fall CE Event


The Old and New of Upper Airway Disease

Mary Ann Nieves, DVM, MS, DACVS


Sunday, December 6, 2020

Online interactive CE via Zoom

10:00am -12:00pm

2 CE credits


MVMA/New England VMA Member Rate: $60
Non-Member Rate: $100


The talk focuses on upper airway obstruction due to laryngeal paralysis, brachycephalic airway obstruction, Norwich Terrier specific airway disease, epiglottic entrapment and tracheal obstruction. Attendees will be refreshed in anatomy and etiology. Diagnosis and current treatment modalities will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on diagnosis and treatment options and prognosis. 


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Session is approved for INTERACTIVE credit towards MA veterinary licensure.

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Access information and materials will be distributed by email before date.



Coffee and Conversation
Join us before the event starting at 9:00am for coffee and conversation with Epicur Pharma!

All attendees are invited to tune into a conversation with our sponsor before the CE begins. Refreshments will be mailed to all registrants!





About the speaker





Mary Ann Nieves received her BA at University of Colorado, her DVM at Oklahoma State University and her MS in Veterinary Surgery at Iowa State University. She completed her surgical residency at Iowa State University and subsequently became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons. Dr. Nieves became a tenured Associate Professor at Iowa State University, where she taught clinical and didactic small animal surgery and dentistry  for 22 years. She also served as Director of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital at Iowa State University for 4 years and Director of the Wildlife Care Clinic for 20 years.  She has also taught at the Atlantic Veterinary College, Mississippi State University, and Louisiana State University. She performs soft tissue, orthopedic, and neurosurgery, but has a special interest in surgical oncology, orthopedic and maxillofacial surgery, and pain management. She currently works as a staff surgeon, at BluePearl Veterinary Hospital in Waltham and is also a reviewer for the Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association. In her spare time, she enjoys time with her family including their chocolate Labrador Milo, anywhere near or on the ocean, fishing, and gardening.





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