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MULT202-0604: Organ System and ABVP Core Examination Review Module B

June 16 - August 11, 2004
Interactive sessions: Wednesdays during this period, 9:30 - 11:30 PM ET


Planning to take the ABVP General Examination?

Looking for a comprehensive review of what's new in the pathophysiology & treatment of disease in dogs and cats? The Organ System and Core Review is the course for you!

Once again, we've assembled a great group of instructors who - together with a motivated group of learners - make this the most comprehensive organ system review course available.

Course Description & Objectives:
The Organ System Pathophysiology and Core Review course has this year been divided into 3 modules. Each module provides a systematic review of the physiology & pathophysiology of the organ systems included in that section. You will be able to use the 3 modules of this course as a focused and comprehensive preparation tool for the ABVP Core Examination. Even if you aren't going to take the exam, the depth and breadth of this material will provide you with an up-to-date review of organ system pathophysiology.

Module B includes the following topics: Reproduction, Pharmacology, Infectious Disease, Dermatology, Fluids/Acid Base, Nephrology/Urology and Ophthalmology.

Within these topics, you will learn the important pathophysiologic mechanisms that underlie the diagnosis and treatment of disease in dogs and cats.

Course Coordinator: Katherine M. James, DVM, PhD

Module B (Wednesday; 6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4)

Week 1 (6/16): Pharmacology -- Lauren Trepanier, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVCP and Katrina Mealey,DVM, PhD, DACVCP, DACVIM

Week 2 (6/23): Dermatology - Keith A. Hnilica, DVM,MS,Dip.ACVD; The University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine

Week 3 (6/30): Reproduction -- Joni Freshman, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Week 4 (7/7): Infectious Disease (cats) -- Margie Scherk, DVM, DABVP and Stacey Hoffman, DVM, MA, DACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Week 5 (7/14): Infectious Disease (dogs)-- Stacey Hoffman, DVM, MA, DACVIM (Internal Medicine)

Week 6 (7/21): Nephrology/Urology -- Katherine M. James,DVM, PhD and Joe Bartges, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVN

Week 7 (7/28): Fluid/Acid Base -- Katherine M. James, DVM, PhD

Week 8 (8/4): Ophthalmology -- Michael Zigler, DVM, CertVOphthal and Bob Munger, DVM, DACVO

To supplement the material provided in real-time sessions and the library, study questions will be provided for all the topics by the instructors. You will also have access to the Brooks' Bafflers study and thought questions provided by Dr. Wendy Brooks.

Discussions will begin on the start date of the course and will continue for 7 days following the last real time session.


Member/$230,Non-Member/$323 before June 2nd,2004;
Member/$256, Non-Member/$359 after June 2nd, 2004.

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Debbie Friedler
Continual Education Division
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