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VIN CE Course NEUR200-0917: Feline Neurology
The lectures for this course will be presented as a combination of text and audio.

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Presenter: Anne Elizabeth Katherman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)
Course Open: September 5-October 27, 2017
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Tuesday, September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, and 17, 2017; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)
Course RTS Times in Your Area: World Clock Converter

Practice Sessions: 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: This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in Feline Neurology.
This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians.
VIN CE Course: Open to veterinarians .

Course Information:
This course is designed to give the veterinarian a practical and comprehensive understanding of the diagnosis, treatment and management of cats with neurological diseases. Topics will include the use of the neurological examination in the cat to localize lesions and a logical way of prioritizing differential diagnoses using signalment, clinical signs, prognosis and frequency of disease. In addition specific and symptomatic therapeutic approaches to feline neurological diseases will be covered. Seizure management will be included with emphasis placed on specific recommendations for the feline species. Extensive use of patient videos will be used to demonstrate and test knowledge.

Week 1 (Real Time Session September 12, 2017): Behavior and Gait Analysis in the Cat
Presenter: Anne Elizabeth Katherman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)
Format: Text/Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 2 (Real Time Session September 19, 2017): Neurological Examination
Presenter: Anne Elizabeth Katherman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)
Format: Text/Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 3 (Real Time Session September 26, 2017): Clinical Syndromes: Cerebral Cortex
Presenter: Anne Elizabeth Katherman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)
Format: Text/Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 4 (Real Time Session October 3, 2017): Clinical Syndromes: Vestibular System and Cerebellum
Presenter: Anne Elizabeth Katherman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)
Format: Text/Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 5 (Real Time Session October 10, 2017): Clinical Syndromes: Spinal Cord and Peripheral Neuropathies
Presenter: Anne Elizabeth Katherman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)
Format: Text/Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 6 (Real Time Session October 17, 2017): Episodic and Autonomic Neurologic Diseases of the Cat
Presenter: Anne Elizabeth Katherman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)
Format: Text/Audio
Objectives: 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. To learn more about the requirements for earning a CE certificate, please refer to Receiving Your CE Credit and Course Completion Certificate.

Course Materials: 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:
Anne Elizabeth Katherman serves as a Veterinary Information Network neurology consultant. In addition she develops continuing education courses on neurology topics for VIN, does research for the VIN Drug Formulary and is the associate editor for the neurology chapters in the VIN online textbook Associate. Dr. Katherman did her residency training at Purdue and Auburn Universities. Dr. Katherman lives in Hampton, Virginia. She previously owned a Neurology and Neurosurgery specialty practice in Yorktown and Virginia Beach, Virginia, worked in both specialty and general practices in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia and was an assistant professor at the Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She has served on various ACVIM committees and has been a reviewer for the JACVIM.

Total CE Credit: 12

Tuition: Member $276 ($248 early bird special if enrolled by August 22, 2017)
Non-Member $413 ($372 early bird special if enrolled by August 22, 2017)
Prices are listed in US dollars.

*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes, enrollment will close on September 12, 2017 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.

To Enroll:
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  1. Enrollment qualifications: VIN CE courses are open to VIN member and non-member veterinarians. Veterinarians enrolling in a VSPN CE course must be a VIN member. Veterinary support staff must be a VSPN member to enroll in a VSPN CE or a VIN CE course open to VSPN member enrollment.
  2. Each enrollee must be able to receive emails from @vspn.org and @vin.com addresses. Email is our major form of communication with participants; personal emails are highly recommended rather than clinic/hospital email addresses.
  3. Each person is individually responsible for his/her own registration. To ensure that all information received is secure and correct, please do not enroll for a course on behalf of another individual.
  4. For further assistance call 800-846-0028 ext. 797 or email CEonVIN@vin.com. Please include the course title, your full name, and contact information in your correspondence.
"This program (RACE program number to be determined) has been submitted for approval by AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 12 CE Credits, with a maximum of 12 CE Credits being available to any individual veterinarian. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: Scientific, 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."

Course withdrawal and refund policy: A complete refund of the paid course price will be issued when your withdrawal request is received prior to the listed start date of the course. If you wish to withdraw after the start date please contact the VIN office 800-846-0028 ext. 797 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 VIN Course Catalog.

Katherine James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
VIN Education Coordinator

VIN CE Services: CEonVIN@vin.com
800-846-0028 or 530-756-4881; ext. 797
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or direct line to VIN/VSPN from Australia: 02 6145 2357


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