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Making the Most out of Point-of-Care Diagnostics in the ER

November 6, 2016 @8:30 am-4:00 pm


Focus will be on lactate, benefits of minimum database testing (PCV/TS, Glu, BHBketones, Blood Smear), AFAST, TFAST (plus brief cardiac), Fluid analysis (acute abdomen, body effusions), Acid-Base+Blood Gas assessments, Capnography, Coagulation testing, etc. Presented by the clinicians in New England’s busiest emergency center, and the only ACVECC recognized trauma center in New England. Attendance at this program will help you to assist your patients in critical situations.

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8  Hours of Continuing Education Credit
8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Registration and Check-In
Continental Breakfast will be served.
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM Elizabeth Rozanski, DVM, DACVECC, DACVIM

  1. THE BIG 4: Tells You More Than You Think!
  2. Collecting and Evaluating Samples in House: Maximize Your Success!
  3. Vascular Access: Tricks of the Trade
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM B R E A K
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Armelle de Laforcade, DVM, DACVECC

  1. Evaluating Coagulation in the ER
  2. Cardiovascular Assessments on the Fly!
  3. Tips for Patient Monitoring (Capnography and Pulse-oximetry)
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM L U N C H E O N
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Annie Shea Wayne, DVM, MPH, DACVECC

  1. Lactate Review and Clinical Applications
  2. Clinical Approach to Acid-Base
  3. Acid-Base ER Case Review
3:00 PM – 3:10 PM B R E A K
3:10 PM – 5:10 PM Juliet Gladden, DVM, DACVECC

  1. Point of Care Ultrasound: AFASTer Way to Assess ER Patients!
  2. Point of Care Ultrasound: TFAST Your Way to a Respiratory Distress


  1. Diagnostic Evaluation of Acute Abdomen: Make Fluid Analysis Work

            for You!

5:10 PM Symposium Concludes
Save $$$$! – Register before September 21st and pay $199 instead of $219!
Registration includes Lectures, Continental Breakfast, Luncheon, and Course Notes
Contact Information: (508)887-4723, E-mail:
Online Registration Available Here~ Credit Card and check payments will be accepted online




November 6, 2016
8:30 am-4:00 pm
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Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Agnes Varis Auditorium
5 Jumbo's Path
No. Grafton, MA 01536 United States
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Continuing Education for Veterinary Professionals

Cummings School faculty provide the latest in surgical and medical education (CE) to the veterinary professionals and staff throughout New England. Leaders in research and teaching, they provide seminars, lectures, hands on labs, and online learning experiences that improve the care and treatment of all species.