Enrollment is closed.
Presenter: Adam Honeckman, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
SAIM203-1018: Approach to Elevated Liver Enzymes in Dogs
The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a webinar platform.
October 15-November 1, 2018
Real Time Sessions (RTS):
Monday, October 22, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
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Level and Prerequisites:
course will be open to veterinarians
actively interested in canine liver enzymes. 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 22-34346)
Elevations in liver enzymes are commonly encountered in general practice.
The diagnostic approach can be complex because of the many diseases that
can cause these laboratory abnormalities. The proper diagnosis is crucial
in determining the prognosis and optimum treatment plan. This 1.5-hour
lecture will discuss the differential diagnoses for elevated liver enzymes
in dogs, which tests are most useful for diagnosis, when to do which tests,
and how to formulate a treatment plan.
(Real Time Session October 22, 2018):
Approach to Elevated Liver Enzymes in Dogs
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 differential diagnoses for elevated liver enzymes in dogs
including extra hepatic as well as hepatic diseases.
- Explain the pros and cons of different diagnostic tests
such as bile acids, ultrasound, FNA, and biopsy
and more importantly know when to perform which tests.
- Come up with an appropriate treatment plan based on
the findings of diagnostic tests.
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 $35 ($31 early bird special if enrolled by October 1, 2018)
Non-Member $95 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by October 1, 2018)
Prices are listed in US dollars.
*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes,
enrollment will close on October 22, 2018 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 (22-34346) is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a
total of 1.5 CE Credits, with a maximum of 1.5 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."
Course withdrawal and refund policy:
- Enrollment qualifications: VIN CE courses are open to
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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.
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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.
*For more information on VIN's upcoming CE courses, check the
VIN Course Catalog
Katherine James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
VIN Education Director
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