VIN SAIM510-0621: Chronic Vomiting in Cats - A Practical Approach to a Common Problem

The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a webinar platform.

Presenter: Christopher Byers, DVM, ACVIM SAIM, ACVECC
Course Open: June 18-July 7, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Sunday, June 27, 2021; 7:00-9:00 pm ET (USA) World Clock Converter
Total CE Credit: 2
RACE Category: 2 hours Medical

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Course Information:
Chronic vomiting is one of the most common reasons for which owners present their cats to veterinarians for evaluation. Attendees will use real cases to explore a clinically logical approach to definitively uncovering the cause of a cat’s chronic vomiting. Special attention will be given to accurately diagnosing and treating inflammatory bowel disease, including communication tips for maximizing client compliance for recommended testing and therapies.

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, the participant should be able to
  • highlight relevant pathophysiology of vomiting in cats.
  • discuss common causes vomiting in cats.
  • describe a logical approach to patient evaluation & diagnostic investigation for chronic vomiting in cats.
  • review pharmacologic control of vomiting.

Level and Prerequisites: This intermediate VIN CE course is open for enrollment to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in chronic vomiting in cats. Course prerequisites are a love of feline patients and a desire to practice best clinical medicine. Accreditation: This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 2 hours of continuing education credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.

Course Agenda:

Week 1 (Real Time Session June 26, 2021): Chronic Vomiting in Cats - A Practical Approach to a Common Problem
Presenter: Chris Byers, DVM, ACVIM SAIM, ACVECC

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.


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Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by June 4, 2021)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by June 4, 2021)
Prices are listed in US dollars.

*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes, enrollment will close on June 18, 2021 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.

  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 @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.
  3. 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.

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

VIN CE Services:
800-846-0028 or 530-756-4881; ext. 797
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