Advanced Small Animal ULTRASOUND: Finding the Small Parts

August 29, 2019

Date: October 26 - October 27, 2019

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Advanced Small Animal ULTRASOUND: Finding the Small PartsSaturday, October 26, 2019 OR Sunday, October 27, 2019 at the UW School of Veterinary MedicineAbout the Conference: This program will offer the small animal clinician an advanced level instruction in the diagnostic ultrasound of important small parts including scanning routine, basic measurements and image optimization. Additionally, ultrasound guided tissue sampling techniques will be introduced. Four hours of lectures will cover abdominal and cervical small organ sonographic anatomy and scanning routine for both dogs and cats as well as techniques for ultrasound guided tissue sampling. Four hours of hands on opportunities will be provided on normal dogs and tissue sampling phantoms. Prerequisite for this course: Participants should have basic ultrasound techniques experience. This program is taught at a DVM level.Conference Agenda:7:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast 7:50 Welcome & Introductions 8:00 Basic Scanning Routine: Pancreas/Duodenum, Left and Right Adrenal, Neck 8:50 Break 9:00 Diagnostic Interpretation I: Pancreas, Adrenals, Duodenum 9:50 Break 10:05 Diagnostic Interpretation II: Neck/Thyroid/Parathyroid, Esophogus and Larynx 10:55 Ultrasound Guided Tissue Sampling: Technique, Equipment, and How to Get Good at It! 11:45 Lunch & Anesthesia Presentation: Sedation & Anesthesia for Ultrasound Procedures 12:45 Rotating Hands-on Sessions Station A: Left Adrenal & Vascular Landmarks, Left Lobe Pancreas Station B: Right Adrenal & Vascular Landmarks, Right Lobe Pancreas and Duodenum Station C: Neck: Thyroid/Parathyroid, Esophagus and Larynx Station D: Ultrasound Guided Tissue Sampling in the Phantom 4:45 Final Remarks 5:00 Adjourn Equipment for hands-on sessions provided by Sound (A VCA Company)Conference Instructors:Kenneth R. Waller III, DVM, MS, DACVR, Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs Clinical Associate Professor Diagnostic Imaging, UW School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Waller graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. He completed a rotating small animal internship at Kansas State University and diagnostic imaging residency at Iowa State University. Dr. Waller has a strong background in clinical and research ultrasonography, after particular contrast enhanced ultrasound. Samantha Loeber, DVM, Clinical Assistant Professor - Diagnostic Imaging, UW School of Veterinary Medicine.Dr. Loeber graduated from the Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences in 2015, followed by a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at WestVet Specialty and Emergency Center in Boise, Idaho. Samantha recently completed her Diagnostic Imaging Residency at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is passionate about teaching and education. Kristin McGrane, RDMS, RT (R), Sonographer, UW Veterinary Care, University of Wisconsin-Madison.Kristin has been a registered Radiology Technologist since 2008. She served 4 years active duty in the US Air Force as a Diagnostic Imaging phase 2 instructor and also completed a Diagnostic Medical Sonography degree through Blackhawk Technical College. Her duties include clinical ultrasound training of Radiology and Small Animal Internal Medicine residents. Katrina Lafferty, BFA, RLAT, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), Senior Anesthesia Technician, WI National Primate Research Center (WNPRC), University of Wisconsin-Madison.Katrina has worked at the University of Wisconsin-Madison since 2005. She was a lead anesthesia technician in the Anesthesia and Pain Management Department at the School of Veterinary Medicine until December 2016, when she transitioned to the WNPRC. There she is a senior technician in the anesthesia and surgery department. She is extremely involved in the education of the veterinary community and has written several articles and book sections. She has also presented at a number of continuing education sessions at an international level and is passionate about all things anesthesia.General Information:Date/Time: Saturday, October 26, 2019, 7:50 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. OR Sunday, October 27, 2019 7:50 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Location: UW School of Veterinary Medicine, 2015 Linden Dr., Madison, WI Map and directions can be downloaded from our website at: https://apps.vetmed.wisc.edu/cereg/. Lodging Find lodging options at: www.visitmadiscon.com. Parking: Parking is FREE the day of the workshop in Lot 62, directly across from the UW School of Veterinary Medicine on Linden Dr. C.E.: 9.0 continuing education hours will be awarded to individuals who attend the program in its entirety. Fee: Includes continental breakfast, lunch, and program notes. Enrollment Limited to 16 Registrants Each Day Please register early! Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.This program will offer the small animal clinician an advanced level instruction in the diagnostic ultrasound of important small parts including scanning routine, basic measurements and image optimization. Additionally, ultrasound guided tissue sampling techniques will be introduced. Four hours of lectures & four hours of hands on opportunities will be provided on normal dogs and tissue sampling phantoms. Prerequisite for this course: Participants should have basic ultrasound techniques experience.

Event type: Conference

Event Address: UW School of Veterinary Medicine2015 Linden Drive, MADISON, Wisconsin, United States

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Sponsor: School of Veterinary Medicine Continuing Education Office

For More Information:CARRIE TOBIN,UW School of Veterinary Medicine

2015 Linden Drive, Room 2011 ,MADISON ,Wisconsin ,53706 ,United States

6082655206, carrie.tobin@wisc.edu, https://apps.vetmed.wisc.edu/cereg/