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AZ: College of Veterinary Medicine Continuing Education Event

October  28, 2017


Time:10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location:Companion Animal Clinic
Contact:

Midwestern University Companion Animal Clinic
623.806.7465
To register, click here.

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College of Veterinary Medicine Continuing Education Event  

You and your colleagues are invited to join us for 4 hours of continuing education dedicated to advances in small animal urinary disease.  Following the sessions, we'll take you on a guided tour of the Midwestern University Animal Health Institute clinical facilities.  

To register, click here.  
For Questions Call 623.806.7465.    

Date: Saturday, October 28, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Total CEU Hours: 4
Course Fee: $20 per person
Lunch will be provided.  

Location:
Midwestern University Companion Animal Clinic
5715 West Utopia Road Glendale, Arizona 85308    

Topics  

Nephrotoxins: Diagnosis and Treatment
Presented by Mark J. Acierno, D.V.M., M.B.A., DACVIM
Dr. Acierno will discuss the basics of the diagnosis and treatment of common renal toxins in dogs and cats.  

An Update on Stereotactic Radiosurgery-the Arizona Veterinary Oncology Experience
Presented by Eric Boshoven, D.V.M., DACVR
Arizona Veterinary Oncology has been performing Stereotatic Radiosurgery for over two years. Dr. Boshoven will discuss their experiences during that time and outcomes thus far, focusing on tumor types and locations in various species.  

Anesthesia for Renal Disease and Older Patients
Presented by Erik Hofmeister, D.V.M., M.A., DACVAA, DECVAA
Anesthesia for patients with renal insufficiency and/or advanced age will be discussed. Pre-operative stabilization, drug selection, intra-operative management, and post-operative analgesia will be presented in the context of the latest evidence.  

Principles of Urinary Bladder Surgery
Presented by Stephanie Shaver, D.V.M., DACVS-SA
Dr. Shaver will review updates on urolithiasis, surgical management of urinary incontinence, and tumors of the urinary bladder.    

Presenters  

Mark J. Acierno, D.V.M., M.B.A., DACVIM  
Dr. Acierno is a professor in small animal internal medicine at the Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed his D.V.M. at Mississippi State University and his residency in internal medicine at Tufts University, and holds an M.B.A. from Pace University. Dr. Acierno's clinical interests include kidney disease, hypertension, interventional radiology, immune-mediated disease, and dialysis medicine.  

Eric Boshoven, D.V.M., DACVR  
Dr. Boshoven is the Medical Director and radiation oncologist at Arizona Veterinary Oncology, the only practice in the state offering stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS). He did his undergraduate work at the University of Arizona and earned his D.V.M. at Colorado State University before completing his residency in radiation oncology at Southwest Radiation Oncology.  

Erik Hofmeister, D.V.M., M.A., DACVAA, DECVAA  
Dr. Hofmeister is Chair of the Department of Surgery and a professor in anesthesia and pain management at the Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine. He completed his D.V.M. at Washington State University and holds an M.A. from the University of Georgia. Dr. Hofmeister completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Veterinary Medical and Surgery Group in Ventura, California and a residency in anesthesiology at University of Georgia. His clinical interests include ophthalmologic anesthesia and exotic animal anesthesia.  

Stephanie Shaver, D.V.M., DACVS-SA  
Dr. Shaver is a Clinical Assistant Professor in small animal surgery at the Midwestern University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her D.V.M. at Colorado State University, did an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the University of Georgia, and completed her residency in small animal surgery at University of California-Davis. Dr. Shaver's clinical interests include minimally invasive surgery, perioperative analgesia, wound healing, neurosurgery, and surgical oncology.