CE by the Sea

15125 Northwest Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78410

(361)387-9999

www.cebythesea.org

CE by the Sea 2024 Schedule of Events

Thursday, September 5th

  • 10:00am - 6:30pm   Sign-In/Information (Must sign-in to get CE credit)

  • 12:00pm - 12:50pm     Trent Hightower, JD - Interim Legislative/Regulatory Update, and Preview of the 89th Legislative Session
    • The Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (TBVME) is now just over one year into its four-year attachment to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR). Hear an update on the agencies' progress in fixing several systemic issues that have plagued the agency for several years, as well as an update on new laws and regulations that could impact your practice. Also, hear an update on issues that are expected to come to the forefront when the 89th Legislative Session kicks off in January 2025.
  •   12:50pm - 1:10pm     VENDOR BREAK
  •   1:10pm -  2:00pm      Diane Platts, DVM  -  Diabetes: A Review (Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim)
    • Type 1 v type 2 diabetes.  The role of Beta cells and insulin.  The role of kidney in glucose regulation.
  •   2:00pm -  2:50pm      Diane Platts, DVM  -  Senvelgo: A diabetes Revolution (Sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim)
    • What is a SLGT inhibitor?  How does it work?  How will it benefit you, your patient, and the owner?
  •   2:50pm -  3:10pm      VENDOR BREAK
  •   3:10pm - 4:00 pm      Joel Sailor, DVM - Getting to Yes (Sponsored by Merck)  
    • Dr. Sailor discusses the use of consultative selling techniques acquired from his experience in industry. He expands on how this approach can be applied directly to the exam room visit to increase the success of getting clients to yes. The approach is useful with any service or product used within the scope of veterinary practice.                      
  •   4:00pm -  4:50pm      Joel Sailor, DVM - Understanding, Creating, and Measuring Loyalty (Sponsored by Merck)
    • What is client loyalty? Can it be measured? How can we increase it? This presentation will discuss the types of loyalty and how those manifest daily in the veterinary practice, easy ways to measure the loyalty of your clients and staff, and action steps to begin improving loyalty to your practice.
  •   4:50pm -  5:10pm      VENDOR BREAK                                  
  •   5:10pm -  6:00pm       Stephanie Brantley, DVM - Resetting the Bar: The Power of Individualized Medicine (Sponsor by IDEXX)  
    • This presentation will be a discussion around preventative care as a tool for optimizing health and longevity in pets.  Topics will include what preventative care consists of, age appropriate assessment, the benefits of patient-specific information that can be trended over time and strengthening the vet-patient client bond.  Updated health stage guidelines for dogs and cats will be reviewed.
  •   6:00pm -  6:50pm       Stephanie Brantley, DVM - The importance of Mild Increases in Kidney Biomarkers to the Patient and Practitioner (Sponsor by IDEXX)
    • A balanced approach to the most important clinical findings that should be considered when evaluating mild increases in SDMA, and CREA.  A brief review of glomerular filtration rate and reference intervals to set the stage for the importance of individual patient test results and mild increases.  Using a data study, a deeper dive into understanding specifically mild increases in SDMA and what this cam mean to both the patient and practitioner, followed by clinical cases emphasizing the importance of such findings and how to approach these cases clinically.6:
  • 6:50pm - 7:50pm       Welcome Reception (Sponsored by VCA)
  • 7:50pm - 10:00pm      Family time.  (Dinner is on your own)



Friday, September 6th

  • 7:00am - 12:00pm       Family time (Breakfast and Lunch is on your own)   
  • 10:00am - 6:30pm       Sign-In/Information (Must sign-in to get CE credit)
  •   12:00pm-12:50pm     Maj Angarano, DVM, PHD - (Sponsor by Hills Pet Nutrition)
  •   1:00pm -  1:50pm      Ronald Tyler Jr., DVM, MS - Public Health & Safety Laws Associated with Exotics and Wild & Dangerous Animals
    • This presentation will review the Big Cat Public Safety Act and Chapter 822, subchapter E, Sec 822.101; Dangerous Wild Animals.  The presentation will further discuss exotic pets as well as potential zoonotic diseases associated with exposures to dangerous wild animals and exotic animals.
  •   1:50pm -  2:40pm      Ronald Tyler Jr., DVM, MS & Denzel Otokunrin, MPH - Flea-borne Typhus in South Texas
    • This presentation will briefly review the history of flea-borne typhus, basic epidemiology & share a local health departments geospatial mapping project.
  •   2:40pm -  3:00pm      VENDOR BREAK
  •   3:00pm -  3:50pm      Chris Jones, DVM - Endocrinology (Sponsored by Dechra)
  •   3:50pm -  4:40pm      Chris Jones, DVM - Endocrinology (Sponsored by Dechra)
  • 4:40pm - 5:00 pm        VENDOR BREAK
  •   5:00pm -  5:50pm      Michael A. Rossi, DVM, MNS - Managing Otitis Externa (Sponsored by Elanco)
    • Otitis externa is often a chronic, relapsing condition that causes significant patient discomfort and owner frustration. It is one of the most common secondary complications that we find in canine patients due to an underlying, primary condition. This discussion will focus on underlying causes and understanding perpetuating factors for chronic ear disease. Emphasis on management of otitis externa will be a key point.
  •   5:50pm -  6:40pm      Michael A. Rossi, DVM, MNS - Bacterial Skin Infections in Dogs:  Where Are We Now? (Sponsored by Elanco)
    • Bacterial infections, especially those resistant to multiple classes of antimicrobials, are a constant burden on the veterinary clinician. It is becoming more and more challenging to manage these infections which are often secondary to underlying issues. This lecture will cover the pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of bacterial infections in veterinary patients. Special focus will be dedicated to how bacterial infections can complicate other, underlying disease states. 
  •   7:00pm - 9:00pm       Family BBQ Dinner In the Plaza    (Sponsored by Hill's)
                                                         
                                                            Please watch for location changes due to inclement weather

                                                         *** Exhibitor Booths are Open 11:00am - 6:00pm Thursday and Friday***

 

Saturday, September 7th

  • Breakfast is on your own   
  • 11:00am - 7:00pm       Sign-In, sign-out, and information
  • 11:00am -  1:00pm      Deli Buffet for participants and prepaid guests.   Co-sponsored with Zoetis    
  • 12:00pm -12:50pm      Scholarship presentation and 911 Tribute
  • 1:00pm -  1:50pm        Blakeley Janacek, DVM - We Got the Beat: ECG Interpretation for the Busy Small Animal Practitioner - Part 1
    • "We Got the Beat: ECG Interpretation for the Busy Small Animal Practitioner"- This talk is in two parts. We will first review the basics of ECG interpretation and common ECG diagnoses. The second hour will be a lab format. All participants will receive an ECG packet and we will work through interpretation of these together.
  • 1:50pm - 2:40pm         Blakeley Janacek, DVM - We Got the Beat: ECG Interpretation for the Busy Small Animal Practitioner - Part 2
    • "We Got the Beat: ECG Interpretation for the Busy Small Animal Practitioner"- This talk is in two parts. We will first review the basics of ECG interpretation and common ECG diagnoses. The second hour will be a lab format. All participants will receive an ECG packet and we will work through interpretation of these together.
  • 2:40pm -  3:00pm        VENDOR BREAK 
  • 3:00pm -  3:50pm        Zack Wright, DVM  - 2024 Updates in Oncology
    • This lecture will focus on a collection of recent advancements in both Oncology therapeutics and diagnostic tests.
  • 3:50pm - 4:40pm         Zack Wright, DVM  - Mast Cell Tumor
    • The practice builder and confidence crusher. This lecture will review both diagnostics, treatment and prognosis of canine and feline mast cell tumors including the use of new MCT therapy (ie Stelfonta, etc).
  • 4:40pm -  5:00pm        VENDOR BREAK 
  • 5:00pm -  5:50pm        Shannon Sura, DVM, MBA - Find the Staff You Need in the Technology You Have:  Make Vetscan Imagyst a Hospital Superhero (Sponsored by Zoetis)
  • 5:50pm -  6:40pm        Shannon Sura, DVM, MBA - Putting Diagnostic Fees Under the Microscope:  A Journey from Price to Value (Sponsored by Zoetis)
  • 6:40pm - 7:00pm         VENDOR BREAK
  • 7:00pm - 10:00pm       Family Beach Social            


                                                  Please watch for location changes due to inclement weather
                                                   ******Exhibitor Booths are Open 11:00am - 7:00pm

Sunday, September 8th

  • 8:00am - 11:00am        Sign in, sign out, and information
  • 7:00am -   8:00am        Eye Opener Breakfast for participants and prepaid guests
  • 8:00am -   9:00am        Lance M. Roasa, DVM, MS, JD - Opioid 411
    • This course fulfills mandates in states that mandate continuing education in opioids and controlled substances.  It provides learners with a broad range of expert-level knowledge on subjects including federal controlled substance laws, best practices for prescribing and management of controlled substances including benzodiazepine and opioid medications, use of electronic PDMPs, dispensing controlled substances, recognition of substance abuse, signs of opioid abuse, addiction and diversion, opioid use and dependency in office staff, clients and co-workers, use, misuse, documentation, safeguarding and monitoring controlled substances, controlled substance diversion, inventory and security, treatment of chronic pain, and controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management.
  • 9:00am - 10:00am        Lance M. Roasa, DVM, MS, JD - Opioid 411
    • This course fulfills mandates in states that mandate continuing education in opioids and controlled substances.  It provides learners with a broad range of expert-level knowledge on subjects including federal controlled substance laws, best practices for prescribing and management of controlled substances including benzodiazepine and opioid medications, use of electronic PDMPs, dispensing controlled substances, recognition of substance abuse, signs of opioid abuse, addiction and diversion, opioid use and dependency in office staff, clients and co-workers, use, misuse, documentation, safeguarding and monitoring controlled substances, controlled substance diversion, inventory and security, treatment of chronic pain, and controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management.                                                                         

    



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