Course Open: August 13-30, 2019
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Tuesday, August 20, 2019; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
Course RTS Times in Your Area: World Clock Converter Level and Prerequisites: This basic course will be open to to veterinarians and veterinary support staff actively assessing and addressing abnormal appetite.
VIN CE Course: Open to veterinarians and veterinary support staff. This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-37502) Course Information:
In this course we will discuss the management of abnormal appetite in veterinary patients. Topics include understanding pathophysiology of appetite regulation, the importance of nutritional assessment in the patient and a look at new options for management of appetite in acute and chronic disease. Week 1 (Real Time Session August 20, 2019): Assessing and Addressing Abnormal Appetite
Presenter: Jessica Quimby, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to
- understand the current state of knowledge regarding the regulation of appetite and factors that might affect appetite it in veterinary patients.
- feel comfortable with nutritional assessment of the veterinary patient.
- discuss new therapies available to treat abnormal appetite in veterinary patients.
Required Textbook(s): There is no required textbook for this course. About the Presenter(s):
Jessica Quimby received her veterinary degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and completed a small animal rotating internship in Sacramento, CA. She subsequently spent two years in feline exclusive private practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan before moving to Colorado State University. Wanting to learn more about medicine and advance the state of medical knowledge for cats, Jessica completed a combined small animal internal medicine residency and PhD program. In 2012 she completed her PhD entitled 'Feline Chronic Kidney Disease: Novel Approaches to Etiology, Specific Therapy and Supportive Care' and was faculty at Colorado State until 2017. Dr Quimby is now a faculty member at the Ohio State University. Her research continues to focus on chronic kidney disease in cats. She has an interest in clinical trials and clinical pharmacology which is aimed at improving supportive care and quality of life in cats with chronic kidney disease. Total CE Credit: 2
Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by July 30, 2019)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by July 30, 2019)
Prices are listed in US dollars. *To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes, enrollment will close on August 20, 2019 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:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- For further assistance call 800-846-0028 ext. 797 or email CEonVIN. Please include the course title, your full name, and contact information in your correspondence.
VIN Education Director VIN CE Services: CEonVIN
800-846-0028 or 530-756-4881; ext. 797
or direct line to VIN/VSPN from the United Kingdom: 01 45 222 6154
or direct line to VIN/VSPN from Australia: 02 6145 2357