Enrollment is closed.
Presenter: Adam Honeckman, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
SAIM201-0416: Coughing Dogs - Cardiac or Respiratory?
The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format.
April 13-30, 2016
Real Time Sessions (RTS):
Wednesday, April 20, 2016; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)
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In order to prepare you for a successful experience
in your CE course, we request you attend a Practice Session prior to the first
Real Time Session. Please arrive promptly at the start time; each Practice Session
is up to 1 hour in length.
For more information, please visit the
CE Practice Area
*The presenter for this course will be using audio which will require you to have a headset or speakers to listen.
If you have any concerns regarding your computer's audio capabilities, please be sure to attend
one of the Practice Sessions.
Level and Prerequisites:
course will be open to veterinarians
actively interested in cardiac/respiratory issues.
This course has something to offer for most practitioners.
Participants in this course should be well versed in basic canine anatomy and physiology.
VIN CE Course:
Open to veterinarians.
This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-23805)
Coughing is a common presenting complaint in small animal practice.
It can be caused by cardiac or respiratory disease.
Since these diseases are treated differently, successful treatment requires
determining the cause of the cough. This course discusses the diagnostic
approach to a coughing patient so that the general practitioner can come
up with an optimal treatment plan.
(Real Time Session April 20, 2016):
Adam Honeckman, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to
Successful completion (scoring 80% or better) on the end-of-course test is required
to earn a certificate of completion for the course.
- list the most common causes of coughing in dogs seen in general practice.
- create a diagnostic workup for coughing - including the uses and limitations of each test.
- successfully differentiate between cardiac and respiratory disease as the cause for a coughing patient.
- formulate a treatment plan for a particular coughing patient.
To learn more about the requirements for earning a CE certificate, please refer to
Receiving Your CE Credit and Course Completion Certificate
Course materials will be available
in the course library prior to each Real Time Session.
Required Textbook(s): There is no required textbook for this course.
About the Presenter:
is a board certified internist.
He owns a mobile internal medicine practice in Orlando, FL and has been a VIN consultant since 2008.
His special interests include ultrasound, cytology, endoscopy, gastroenterology, cardiology,
and immune mediated disease.
Total CE Credit:
Member $42 ($38 early bird special if enrolled by March 30, 2016)
Non-Member $103 ($93 early bird special if enrolled by March 30, 2016)
*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes,
enrollment will close on April 20, 2016 at 5 pm ET (USA)
or when the maximum number of participants is reached.
*For more information on how online CE works, see the
Participant Resource Center
Enrollment is closed.
"This program (22-23805) is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a
total of 2 CE Credits, with a maximum of 2 CE Credits being available to any individual
This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of:
using the delivery method of Interactive-Distance: (Web-based, Teleconference or Audio-Conference).
This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are
responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements."
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A complete refund of the paid course price will be
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to discuss eligibility for a pro-rated refund.
* Note: To ensure rapid handling of your request for withdrawal, we recommend that you
call the VIN office at 800-846-0028 ext. 797.
*For more information on VIN's upcoming CE courses, check the
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Katherine James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
VIN Education Coordinator
VIN CE Services: CEonVIN@vin.com
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