With our April Wet Lab behind us, we’d like to thank all those who attended.
We look forward to seeing you again, and as always, we remain committed to
meeting your needs in the best possible way.
(Please scroll to the bottom of the page to read what a few our guests said about our Wet Lab…)
All veterinarians invited…
I am delighted to extend an invitation to all veterinarians to join us for our very first WET LAB at our specialty animal hospital in the San Fernando Valley.
Besides the six hands-on lectures on a variety of topics provided by ACCESS and our partners – enabling you to receive six RACE credits in one day – we are also pleased to offer breakfast, lunch, and cocktail hour, all at no charge to you.
So mark your calendars and come along as we would love to see you. And of course to reserve your place, please don’t hesitate to RSVP today.
Rich Mills, DVM, DACVECC
Chief of Staff | ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospitals
A productive day…
Welcome to the 2016 ACCESS – San Fernando Valley Wet Lab!
We are thrilled to have you join us for a day full of lectures, hands-on labs, and more! Throughout the day, you will be guided through our facility to travel to each of the six lectures provided, as well as to our sponsor room, where you will be able to meet with industry professionals while you enjoy a catered lunch with your assigned group. We want to sincerely thank you for your participation today and cannot wait to show you what we have in store!
The when, where, and RSVP…
SUNDAY, April 10th, 2016
8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. | Sign-In and Breakfast
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | Wet Lab with Lunch
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. | Beer and Wine Cocktail Hour
ACCESS Specialty Animal Hospital – San Fernando Valley
Please RSVP by contacting Jillian Kassel
Tel: (310) 945-7611 | Or click here to email your RSVP.
The presenters and lectures…
Title: Enteral Nutrition: Feeding tube selection and placement
Dr. Name: Elana Hadar, DVM, DACVIM
Description: Review enteral feeding tube options, including the pros, risks and cons of the most common types of feeding tubes. The placement and management of feeding tubes will be reviewed as well hands-on demonstration of esophageal feeding tube placement.
Title: Practical Echocardiography — A Hands On Session
Dr. Name: Steve Cole, DVM, DACVECC, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Description: The objectives are to become familiar with obtaining and interpreting standard echocardiographic views to aid decision-making in daily practice. This will be a practical lab actually doing echoes on live patients.
Title: Bandaging: It’s a WRAP!
Dr. Name: Jana Norris, DVM, DACVS & Yonathan Buks, BVSc, DACVS
Description: Providing an opportunity for veterinarians to gain hands-on experience in bandaging techniques. Lecture followed by lab with practice on bandaging (wet to dry techniques and support wraps), splinting, casting, non-weight bearing sling application and more to provide support, protection, and function.
Title: Performing and Interpreting the Neurologic examination
Dr. Name: Jeremy O’Neill, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Description: To be comfortable performing the neurologic examination and interpretation of the exam to develop a diagnostic plan based on proper neurolocalization.
Title: Pump, Pump, Zap. A hands on approach to CPR
Dr. Name: Andrew Cruikshank, DVM, DACVECC
Description: This wet lab intends to show veterinary professionals the appropriate methods of RECOVER based CPCR. Cadavers will be available for hands-on practice.
Title: What’s that Bump? From Cytology to Histopathology and Clinical Case Management
Dr. Name: Valerie Wiles, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology) at Veterinary Cancer Group
– Recognize when cytology is diagnostic based on microscope slides
– Formulate a diagnostic and/or treatment plan based on written cytology results from a clinical pathologist
– Review histopathology results and determine if additional diagnostics, if any, are warranted
– Determine based on histopathology results if cases can be managed in-house or if referral is warranted
– Understand indications for advanced diagnostics such as immunohistochemistry and mast cell tumor prognostic panels
– Develop a basic understanding of therapeutics available for management of cases discussed
ACCESS is open for all emergency and critical care needs 24×7 and sees specialist appointments seven days a week. Our neighboring practices, Veterinary Cancer Group, Dog & Cat Dentist, Animal Dermatology Clinic, Eye Care For Animals, and Pawspice are owned and operated separately from ACCESS. However, we are all under one roof, making it easier for your clients and patients to be cared for.