75th Annual Conference for Veterinarians - Breakout Sessions

Full Conference Schedule

SundayMonday | Tuesday 

Sunday, June 2
  Small Animal Large Animal Equine General
9:00 a.m.                   

Building Client Trust with Communication
Dr. Mike LaRosh
Sponsored by Bayer Animal Health 

Dairy Heifer Guidelines: Bottlenecks to Avoid
Dr. Gene Boomer

Products Used in Podiatry
Drs. Jose and Raul Bras

History of the Annual Conference and the AVMA
Dr. Howard Erickson          
10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break  
10:15 a.m.

Staying Relevant in a changing Society
Drs. Sara Mark, Mike Cavanaugh and Mike LaRosh
Sponsored by Bayer Animal Health

Transition Cow Management Checklist
Dr. Gene Boomer

Equine Foot Infections
Drs. Jose and Raul Bras

How Presidential Pets Changed History
Dr. Ronnie Elmore

11:15 a.m. Brunch 
Welcome - Dr. Warren Beard
College of Veterinary Medicine Update - Dr. Ralph Richardson 
Opening Session - How buzzwords and cliches can help you thrive: Even though they may be keeping you up at night and the one constant is change
Dr. Mike Cavanaugh
1:15 p.m.

Cats Mean Business - Can you use more? 
Dr. Jane Brunt
Sponsored by Bayer Animal Health

Peri-Parturient Disease of the Small Ruminant
Dr. Shelie Laflin

Rehabilitating the Laminitic Horse
Drs. Jose and Raul Bras

 
2:15 p.m.

Refreshment Break

2:30 p.m.

Got Cats? Be Feline Friendly and Get More!
Dr. Jane Brunt
Sponsored by Bayer Animal Health

Animal Health Update Part 1 - Animal Disease Traceability & Trichomoniasis
Kansas Department of Agriculture - Division of Animal Health

Rehabilitating the Laminitic Horse
Drs. Jose and Raul Bras

 
3:30 p.m.

Cat Friendly Handling - Throw in the Towel on Cat Restraint
Dr. Jane Brunt
Sponsored by Bayer Animal Health 

Animal Health Update Part 2 - Electronic Forms (eCVI & MIMs)
Kansas Department of Agriculture - Division of Animal Health

Therapeutic Shoeing for the Performance Horse
Drs. Jose and Raul Bras

 
Monday, June 3
  Small Animal Large Animal Equine  
8:00 a.m.

Approach to the neurologic examination 
Dr. Fred Wininger

The Beef Industry: Tradition, Technology and Threats
Dr. Bob Smith 
Sponsored by Class of 1962 Lectureship

Therapeutic Shoeing for the Performance Horse
Drs. Jose and Raul Bras

 
9:00 a.m.

MRI-why do it? 
Dr. Fred Wininger

Receiving Calves in Stocker and Feeder Operations
Dr. Bob Smith
Sponsored by Class of 1962 Lectureship
Flexural Deformities, Medical, Surgical and Farrier Principles
Drs. Jose and Raul Bras
 
10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break  
10:30 a.m.

The down patient: when to refer
Dr. Fred Wininger

Managing BRD - Expectations and Frustrations
Dr. Bob Smith
Sponsored by Class of 1962 Lectureship

Cooperation Between Veterinarians and Farriers
Drs. Jose and Raul Bras
 
11:30 a.m. Lunch - KVMA Awards Presentation 
1:00 p.m. A pain in the neck
Dr. Fred Wininger

Monitoring in Beef Operations - What Can Go Wrong
Dr. Bob Smith
Sponsored by Class of 1962 Lectureship

Traumatic Hoof Wall Injuries
Drs. Jose and Raul Bras
 
2:00 p.m. Vestibulo-cerebellar disease
Dr. Fred Wininger

Overcoming the Right Flank Exploratory
Dr. Matt Miesner 

Heel Bulb Injuries
Drs. Jose and Raul Bras
 
3:00 p.m.

Refreshment Break  

3:30 p.m.

The acute lower motor neuron patient
Dr. Fred Wininger

Surgical Lameness Interventions of the Bovine Distal Limb
Dr. Matt Miesner 

Septic Navicular Bursa, Medical, Surgical and Farrier Management
Drs. Jose and Raul Bras

 
4:30 p.m.

 

The Economics of Improved Beef Herd Reproductive Efficiency
Dr. Brad White 

Clinical Case Presenations
Drs. Jose and Raul Bras

 
Tuesday, June 4
  Small Animal Large Animal Case Studies (30 Minute Sessions)  
8:00 a.m.

Diagnosis and Treatments for Common Congenital Heart Diseases
Dr. Henry Green

Trichomonosis Control: Mistakes Made, Lessons Learned
Dr. John Maas

Equine Lameness Cases
Dr. Elizabeth Taylor

Wounds of Equine Lower Limb
Dr. Nathan Canada

 
9:00 a.m.

The BNP Test: What it is and Should I Use This Test
Dr. Henry Green

Copper Deficiency and Toxicity in Ruminants
Dr. John Maas

Manipulation of the Mare's Reproductive Cycle 
Dr. Lynda Miller

Equine Vaccination Protocols/Updates
Dr. Elizabeth Davis

 
10:00 a.m. Refreshment Break 
10:30 a.m.

Feline Arterial Thromboembolic Disease: Time is Important
Dr. Henry Green

Deciphering Mineral Supplementation Products
Dr. John Maas

Hairy Vetch Problem in Bovine
Dr. Gretchen Grissett

Zuprevo
Dr. David Amrine

 
11:30 a.m. LUNCH  
1:00 p.m. Electrocardiograms: How I Fix This Rhythm I Don't Recognize
Dr. Henry Green
Pinkeye Prevention and Treatment
Dr. John Maas
   
2:00 p.m. Electrocardiograms: How I Fix This Rhythm I Don't Recognize (cont.)
Dr. Henry Green
Diagnosis of Vitamin and Mineral Status of Cattle
Dr. John Maas
   
3:00 p.m. Refreshment Break 
3:30 p.m.

Diagnosis and Treating the Congestive Heart Failure Patient
Dr. Henry Green

BVD CONSULT: An Online BVD Control Tool
Dr. Bob Larson 

Bovine Abortions: What to send? What tests to run? What will I find out?
Drs. Kelli Almes and Brian Lubbers

Vitamin A Deficiency: Is it the cause of perinatal calf mortality?
Dr. Jerome Nietfeld

 
4:30 p.m. Adjourn