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VIN CE Course SAIM507-0418: Icteric Cats - More Than Just Hepatic Lipidosis
The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a webinar platform.

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Presenter: Adam Honeckman, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM
Course Open: April 18-May 5, 2018
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Wednesday, April 25, 2018; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)
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Level and Prerequisites: This intermediate level course is open to veterinarians actively interested in feline hepatic lipidosis. Participants in this course should be well versed in basic feline anatomy and physiology.
VIN CE Course: Open to VIN members only; Veterinary students are not eligible to enroll in this course. This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-32448)

Course Information:
Although hepatic lipidosis is one of the most common causes of liver disease in cats, many other diseases that cause icterus are encountered in practice. Cholangiohepatitis, lymphoma, pancreatitis, and liver flukes are also causes of icterus in cats. The treatment of each of these diseases is different, so obtaining a definitive diagnosis is important in saving these cats. These diseases are seeing you - are you diagnosing them?

Week 1 (Real Time Session April 25, 2018): Icteric Cats
Presenter: 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:
Adam Honeckman 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: 1.5

Tuition: Free to VIN members.
Non-members and veterinary students are not eligible to enroll in this course.

*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes, enrollment will close on April 24, 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.

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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 and 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 Please include the course title, your full name, and contact information in your correspondence.
"This program (22-32448) 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 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.

*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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