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SAIM710-0514: Diagnosis and Treatment of Canine Hyperadrenocorticism
The lectures for this course will be presented in a predominantly text format.
Patty Lathan, VMD, MS, Diplomate ACVIM and Todd Archer, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM
May 11-June 4, 2014
REAL TIME SESSIONS (RTS):
Sundays, May 18 and 25, 2014; 9:30-11:30 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.
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Level and Prerequisites:
course is geared toward veterinarians seeking a refresher on the
diagnosis of Hyperadrenocorticism, and practitioners that would like more guidance
on the use of trilostane.
VIN CE Course:
Open to veterinarians.
This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians.
The Veterinary Information Network (VIN) is RACE Provider #22.
This course will detail the diagnosis and medical management of canine hyperadrenocorticism.
The instructors will have an overview of available options for medical management
of hyperadrenocorticism, with a more detailed discussion on the use of trilostane.
This course consists of two (2) 2-hour Real Time Session, supplemental library materials,
interactive message board discussions, and a mandatory end-of-course test.
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
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to
- uUnderstand normal adrenal physiology and regulation of the
hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis.
- understand how to diagnose hyperadrenocorticism, including pros and cons
for each endocrine test in various clinical scenarios.
- understand management of canine Cushing's disease.
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 Instructors:
- Rand J, Behrend E, Gunn-Moore D, Campbell-Ward M. (2013).
Clinical Endocrinology of Companion Animals. Wiley and Sons.
Available in the VIN bookstore (login for VIN discount):
completed veterinary school at Mississippi
State University, and loved it so much that he stayed for an internal
medicine residency, obtained board certification by the ACVIM,
and is now a member of the faculty.
received her veterinary degree from
the University of Pennsylvania and completed a small animal internal
medicine residency at Purdue University. Following board certification
by the ACVIM, she returned to Mississippi State University,
where she had previously completed her internship.
(Real Time Session May 18, 2014):
Diagnosis of hyperadrenocorticism
Instructor(s): Patty Lathan, VMD, MS, Diplomate ACVIM
Clinical signs, minimum database findings,
and definitive diagnosis (including screening and
differentiating tests) of canine hyperadrenocorticism.
(Real Time Session May 25, 2014):
Treatment of hyperadrenocorticism
Instructor(s): Todd Archer, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM
Medical treatment and monitoring (including mitotane
and trilostane), treatment complications,
and other modes of treatment.
CE CREDITS: 4
Member $84 ($76 early bird special if enrolled by April 27, 2014)
Non-Member $157 ($141 early bird special if enrolled by April 27, 2014)
*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes,
enrollment will close at 5 pm ET on May 18, 2014
or when the maximum number of participants is reached.
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Enrollment is closed.
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restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education."
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A complete refund of the paid course price will be
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VIN Course Catalog
The CE team:
Katherine James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
VIN Education Coordinator
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