GVMA Fall Convention - Saturday, November 7, 2015


7:30 - 8 am — registration



Small Animal

GAVMA Conference

Veterinary Technician

  Anesthesia/Pain Management
Mike Barletta, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVAA
Michelle Fabiani, DVM, DACVR


Practice Management
Mary Ann Vande Linde, DVM
Judi Bailey, CVPM

Veterinary Technician
Michelle Goodnight, DVM, MS, DACVECC

8 - 9:40 am Local anesthetics and analgesia  Anesthesia machines Imaging of intestinal foreign bodies A practical approach to small animal intoxications  Communication—Your Style or Mine
Mary Ann Vande Linde, DVM
Quick assesment and triage of the emergency patient
9:40 - 10:10 am BREAK
10:10 am -11:50 am Monitoring during anesthesia Thoracic radiology Plant Toxins Handling Conflict in the Workplace
Judi Bailey, CVPM
Monitoring for the critical patient
11:50 am - 1:20 pm LUNCH
1:20 - 3 pm New anesthesia drugs and case management Ultrasound of hepatobiliary Pancreatic disease Mycotoxins
Is it toxic? How toxic is it?
Ten things owners can do to work effectively with their healthcare teams
Mary Ann Vande Linde, DVM
Vitally important skills for anesthetic monitoring
3 - 3:30 pm BREAK
3:30 - 4:20 pm Case management discussion Fun with radiographic contrast Baby Onboard: When pregnancy or lactation impacts the possible adverse effects of medications and toxicants Time management for the busy manager
Mary Anne Vande Linde, DVM
Dermatology for the RVT.
How can you improve outcomes? - Michaela Austel, DVM, DACVD

 4:30 - 6 pm  GVMA Annual Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony

GVMA Annual Business Meeting and Reception - All members are invited to attend the annual business meeting and reception at 4:20 pm on Saturday. Join us as the GVMA elects future leaders, discusses important association business, and presents awards to distinguished members.