Missouri Veterinary Medical Association

2500 Country Club Drive

Jefferson City, MO 65109

Phone: 573-636-8612        Fax: 573-659-7175

Email: mvma@movma.org

Website: www.movma.org

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Continuing Education Schedule

Thursday, January 23, 2020                                     

10:00-10:50

11:00-11:50

1:00-1:50

2:00-2:50

3:00-3:50

6:30-10:30

National Poultry Improvement plan, Backyard Chicken Biosecurity & Husbandry

Bill Pittenger

Sponsored by MDA

Food Animal 

Poultry Diseases & Diagnostics

Dan Shaw, DVM

Sponsored by MU

African Swine Fever Situation Update

Dave Pyburn, DVM

Sponsored by National Pork Board

Political Environment Surrounding CAFO's in Missouri

Ashley McCarty

Sponsored By Missouri Farmers Care

Missouri Stocker Feeder Quality Assurance Program (MSFQAP)
Certification

MVMA Academy Mini-Topics Program 

Introduction to the Fear Free Initiative 

Valarie V. Tynes, DVM

Sponsored by CEVA Animal Health 

Companion

Animal 

Reading Canine and Feline Body Language 

Valarie V. Tynes, DVM

Sponsored by Ceva Animal Health

Understanding and Managing Fear and Anxiety in Companion Animals 

Valarie V. Tynes, DVM

Sponsored by Ceva Animal Health

Pharmaceuticals to Prevent Fear, Anxiety, and Stress in the Veterinary Clinic

Valarie V. Tynes, DVM

Sponsored by Ceva Animal Health 

Preventing Behavior Problems in Your Patients

Valarie V. Tynes, DVM

Sponsored by Ceva Animal Health

MVMA Academy Mini-Topics Program 

Soft Skills

Basic Science

Review

Question, Persuade & Refer: Your Role in Helping Prevent Suicide

Marcy Hammerle, DVM

Doxorubicin

Chris Baines, PhD & Brian Flesner, DVM

Sponsored by MU-CVM

Building Trust with Clients

Brian Patrick, DVM

Sponsored by Bayer Animal Health

Potential Gastrointestinal Complications of Phenylbutazone treatment in horses; Pathophysiological and clinical considerations

Lane Clarke, DVM & Phil Johnson, DVM

Sponsored by MU-CVM

Making a Clear Recommendation

Brian Patrick, DVM

Sponsored by Bayer Animal Health

Mineralocorticoids and a Clinical Review of Hydroadrenocorticism

Nicole Nichols, PhD & Matthew Hull, DVM

Sponsored by MU-CVM

It's All About Empathy

Brian Patrick, DVM

Sponsored by Bayer Animal Health

Update on Cytauxzoonosis and Other Vector Borne Disease

Leah Cohn, DVM

Sponsored by MU-CVM

The Elephant in the Room - The Money Talk with Clients

Brian Patrick, DVM

Sponsored by Bayer Animal Health

What Do We Need to Know About Common Equine Endocrine Diseases?

Alison LaCarrubba, DVM

Sponsored by MU-CVM

MVMA Academy Mini-Topics Program 

MVMA Academy Mini-Topics Program 

Friday, January 24, 2020                                         

Partner For Progress Presentations

Patterson Veterinary
VetSuccess – Understanding Your Data
Rachel Crackel
ProPartners Wealth
Fearless Owners' Workshop
Wes Hentges

10:00-10:50

11:00-11:50

1:00-1:50

2:00-2:50

8:40-9:30

Stopp&VanHoy
Questions you wished your CPA would ask you
Keith VanHoy
Simmons Midwest
The Buying & Selling Process and Current Market Conditions
Nikki Nitz

Companion Animal

Track 1

Companion Animal

Track 2

Practice

Management

Special

Interest

Food Animal

Equine

Cytology: A Case-Based Approach

Anne Barger, DVM

Making Euthanasia Excellent

Dawnetta Woodruff, DVM

Sponsored by Lap of Love

Army Veterinary Corps Update/ VC Internship Program 

David Galloway, DVM

Sponsored by US Army

Missouri Controlled Substance Law

Michael Boeger

Sponsored by BNDD

Beef Cattle Selection Tips: EPDs & Beyond

Bob Weaber, PhD

Review of the Colic Exam: Is There Anything New?

Fairfield Bain, DVM

Sponsored by Merck Animal Health

Common Cutaneous Masses

Anne Barger, DVM

Telemedicine

Matt Silvius, DVM

Life of an Item: The NAVLE De-mystified

Elizabeth Johnson, DVM

Sponsored by: International Council for Veterinary Assessment

Medical Records

Carol Ryan, DVM

Sponsored by MVMB

Beef Sire Replacement Selection Strategies

Bob Weaner, PhD

Wounds Associated with Synovial Structures

Earl Gaughan, DVM

Sponsored by Merck Animal Health

Lymph Node Cytology: It's Totally Worth It

Anne Barger, DVM

Drug Diversion and Prevention: An Update from DEA Part II 

Kevin Kline

Sponsored by USDOJ DEA

Best Repayment Strategies for Veterinarians with Six-Figure Student Debt

Rob Bertman, CFA, CFB

Sponsored by Student Loan Planner

Missouri Legislative

Update

Cliff Miller, DVM

Sean Edwards, JD

TBD

Medical Vs Surgical Case Interactions Part I

Earl Gaughan, DVM & Fairfield Bain, DVM

Sponsored by Merck Animal Health 

Urine Luck: A Thourough Review of urine Sediment

Anne Barger, DVM

The Veterinarian;s Role in Suspected Neglect, Abuse, or Mistreatment

Jean Schmidt, DVM & Tom Lenz, DVM

USDA 

Accreditation: 

Module 3: Overview of Foreign Animal, USDA Program, and Reportable Diseases

Nikki Enderle, DVM

Navigating the Alternative Protein Marketplace

Bryon Wiegand, PhD

Medical Vs Surgical Case Interactions Part II

Earl Gaughan, DVM & Fairfield Bain, DVM

Sponsored by Merck Animal Health

Saturday, January 25, 2020                                     

General Session 

8:40-9:30

Bo Brock, DVM 

Veterinarian, Humorist, and Author

Sponsored by Merck

Partner For Progress Presentations

10:00-10:50

Companion Animal

Track 1

Companion Animal

Track 2

Special Interest

Food Animal

Equine

MU CVM

Lab Lecture

Bayer Animal Health
Anaplasmosis: what we know and what we want to know
Kathryn Reif, DVM
Boehringer-Ingelheim
 Feline Systemic Hypertension
Clarke Atkins, DVM 
Elanco Animal Health
Vaccinating Technology and Less Stress
Bruce Hoffman, DVM
Zoetis Animal Health
Joe Holzhauer, DVM
Hill's Pet Nutrition
Nutritional Management of Stress Related Disorders
Stacey Bone, DVM

11:20-12:10

Chronic Vomiting in Cats: Diagnosis

Gary Norsworthy, DVM

Sponsored by Kindred Bio

1:20-2:10

Chronic Vomiting in Cats: Treatment

Gary Norsworthy, DVM

Sponsored by Kindred Bio

2:40-3:30

Diabetes in Cats: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Gary Norsworthy, DVM

Sponsored by Kindred Bio

3:40-4:30

Diabetes in Cats: Use of the Loose Control Approach

Gary Norsworthy, DVM

Sponsored by Kindred Bio

Introduction to Veterinary Rehabilitation - Improving Mobility

Amber Ihrke, DVM

Sponsored by Companion Animal Health

Missouri Department of Agriculture Updates

Sponsored by Missouri Department of Agriculture

System Approach to BRD

Dave Smith, DVM, PhD

Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

General Lameness with Emphasis Navicular Area & New Surgeries - Part 1

Bo Brock, DVM

Sponsored by Dechra 

The Pre-Surgical Canine Cataract Patient

Kevin Donnelly, DVM

Why is This Cat Bald? Diagnostics for The Bald Cat

Karen Campbell-Motsinger, DVM

Canine & Feline Stomatitis Update

Richard Meadows, DVM

Rehabilitation for Osteoarthritis - A Multimodal Approach

Amber Ihrke, DVM

Sponsored by Companion Animal Health

USDA Accreditation: Module 6: Exotic Avian Diseases

Rose Massengill Sponsored by USDA 

What Does Antimicrobial Stewardship in Cattle Practice Look Like?

Dave Smith, DVM, PhD

Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

General Lameness with Emphasis Navicular Area & New Surgeries - Part 2

Bo Brock, DVM

Sponsored by Dechra

The Effects of Heat Stress 

Pamela Adkins, DVM

Update in Canine Lymphoma

Angela McCleary-Wheeler, DVM

Clinical Case Reviews

Richard Meadows, DVM

Neurologic Rehabilitation: Common Conditions Treated in a Rehabilitation Practice

Amber Ihrke, DVM

Sponsored by Companion Animal Health

USDA Accreditation: Module 4: Preventing Disease Introduction and Spread

Charlotte Clifford-Rathert, DVM

Sponsored by USDA

I'm Not Positive That's a Positive - The Art and Science of Making a Better Diagnosis

Dave Smith, DVM, PhD

Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim

Peripartum Mare & Foal: What To Look for, What To Do

Peter Morresey, DVM

Free Toxicology Information Resources for Veterinarians

Tim Evans 

Getting The Most Out of Diagnostic Lab Service

Lauren Delaney, DVM

Dental Equipment What & Why

Richard Meadows, DVM

Geriatric Rehabilitation: You Can Teach an Old Dog New Tricks

Amber Ihrke, DVM

Sponsored by Companion Animal Health

USDA Accreditation: Module 12: Animal Disease Traceability

Rose Massengill

Sponsored by USDA 

Data, Information & Decision Making on Stocker Operations

John Groves, DVM

Sponsored by Zoetis

Diarrhea and Respiratory Conditions in the Growing Foal

Peter Morresey, DVM

Equine Targeted Deworming

Martha Scharf, DVM

High Volume Spay/Neuter Techniques

Leon Tu, DVM

Dental Radiology - Techniques & Interpretation

Richard Meadows, DVM

Other Events

4:30-6:00 p.m. Recent Graduate Forum 

6:00-6:30 p.m. MVMA Reception

6:30-7:00 p.m. Awards Ceremony 

7:00-8:00 p.m. "Kick Back" Buffet

8:00-9:00 p.m. Student Mixer

Sunday, January 26, 2020                                        

8:00-8:50

9:00-9:50

10:00-10:50

11:00-11:50

Companion Animal

Track 1

Hot Topics

Soft Skills

Special Interest

Food Animal

Equine

MDA Labs

Laboratory for Dental Radiology & Dental Nerve Blocks

Richard Meadows, DVM

(Lab is Limited to 16)

(Pre-registration Required)

The Endocannabinoid System and Toxicosis from Therapeutic and Recreational Cannabis Products

Dharati Szymanski, DVM

Sponsored by MVMA

The Client-Animal-Veterinarian Bond: Imperative for Health

Rebecca Johnson, PhD, RN

Sponsored by MU-CVM

Licensing Board Forum

Sponsored by Missouri Veterinary Medical Board

Trace Minerals In Cattle: Maternal Transfer, Fluctuations and Production Cycle Changes

Lourens Havenga, BVSc

Sponsored by Multimin USA

Equine Podiatry Dry Lab

Amy Rucker, DVM With A Team of Veterinarians & Farriers

(Limited attendance. Pre-Registration Required)

Laboratory for Dental Radiology & Dental Nerve Blocks

Richard Meadows, DVM

(Lab is Limited to 16)

(Pre-registration Required)

Update on Cannabis Research in Veterinary Therapeutic Applications

Dharati Szymanski, DVM

Sponsored by AVMA

Expanding Small Animal Practice: TigerPlace, A Pet Encouraging Retirement Residence

Rebecca Johnson, PhD, RN

Sponsored by MU-CVM

Rich Owner, Poor Owner: Maximizing Your Practice Value

Nikki Nitz, CPA, CMA

Sponsored by SImmons Midwest

Cow-Calf Nutrition Consulting

Eric Bailey, PhD

Equine Podiatry Dry Lab

Amy Rucker, DVM With A Team of Veterinarians & Farriers

(Limited attendance. Pre-Registration Required)

Wet Lab

Certification For Avian Influenza Sampling and Salmonella Pullorum While Blood Plate Testing

Bill Pittenger

Sponsored by Missouri Department of Agriculture

Laboratory for Dental Radiology & Dental Nerve Blocks

Richard Meadows, DVM

(Lab is Limited to 16)

(Pre-registration Required)

What is a Tangled Legal Web is Weed

Gail Golab, DVM

Sponsored by AVMA

Breaking the Cycle: Animal Abuse and Human Violence - Part 1

Zoe Agnew-Svoboda

USDA Accreditation:

Module 27: Bovine Trichomoniasis

Dane Henry, DVM

Sponsored by USDA

Growing Calves and Heifer Development

Eric Bailey, PhD

Equine Podiatry Dry Lab

Amy Rucker, DVM With A Team of Veterinarians & Farriers

(Limited attendance. Pre-Registration Required)

Laboratory for Dental Radiology & Dental Nerve Blocks

Richard Meadows, DVM

(Lab is Limited to 16)

(Pre-registration Required)

Cannabis is Legalities Panel

Sponsored by MVMB

Breaking the Cycle: Animal Abuse and Human Violence - Part 2

Zoe Agnew-Svoboda

AVMA Life Trust and the Annual Review

Virginia Shetler

Sponsor ProPartners Wealth/ AVMA Life

Endophyte-Infected Tall Fescue Research Update

Eric Bailey, PhD

Equine Podiatry Dry Lab

Amy Rucker, DVM With A Team of Veterinarians & Farriers

(Limited attendance. Pre-Registration Required)

Wet Lab

Chronic Wasting Disease

Sarah Reinkemeyer, DVM

Sponsored by Missouri Department of Agriculture

Other Events

7:00-7:45 a.m. MVMA & MU-CVM Breakfast With the College