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2021 Annual Conference and the J.T. Vaughn Equine Conference

Labs

Dental Lab

Date: Friday, September 17

Time: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

CE Credit: 8.0

Seats: 24

Fee: $285

Instructors: Dr. Andy Duke, Dr. Bert Gaddis

Description: This course is designed to increase your comfort zone and knowledge level in dentistry and oral surgery. The goal is to share techniques you can use in your practice every day. Topics include: 

CLINICAL PATHOLOGY LAB

Date: Friday, September 17

Time: 9 a.m.-noon

CE Credit: 3.0

Seats: 24

Fee: $65

Instructors: Dr. Melinda Camus, Dr. Pete Christopherson, Dr. Brittany Madere, Dr. Jere Stern, Dr. Cornelius Withers

Description: Urinalysis for Fun and Profit –Urinalysis is a key component of the minimum database in small animal medicine. This lab will focus on microscopic sediment evaluation to improve the diagnostic utility of urinalysis. Concepts will include preparation and evaluation of wet- and dry-mount sediment along with identification of infectious agents, casts, crystals, and cellular constituents.

EQUINE LABS

**J.T. Vaughan Equine Conference attendees will have the opportunity to attend each of the lab topics during the four hour time period.

Date: Saturday, September 18

Time: 8 a.m.-Noon

CE Credit: 4.0

WOUND MANAGEMENT LAB

Instructor: Dr. Dean Hendrickson

PART 1: Laceration repair: Primary and Delayed Primary Closure

Description: This laboratory will provide the practitioner with the ability to determine when primary and delayed primary wound closure are appropriate and allow them to practice various wound closure techniques. The attendee will be able to discuss the requirements for primary and delayed primary wound closure, perform various tension relieving techniques in equine wound closure, and choose appropriate suture materials for primary and delayed primary wound closure.

PART 2: Skin Grafting: Techniques to use in the field

Description: This laboratory will provide the practitioner with skin grafting techniques that can be used in the field setting. The attendee will be able to discuss the requirements for skin grafting in the horse, perform punch grafting in a simulation model, and perform sheet grafting in a simulation model.