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    NAVC Discovery: Buffalo

    July 31 – August 3, 2017
    Buffalo, NY

    Discover the possibilities of hands-on learning in a destination location.

    Uncover the benefits of small class sizes and interactive learning, with a taste of adventure in the Buffalo-Niagara area.

    Veterinarians from around the world are invited to take part in an immersive, hands-on educational event filled with cutting-edge veterinary medical techniques in a destination location. The event offers three distinct courses meant to challenge practitioners, improve practical skills and enhance the entire practice. Set in the summertime in upstate New York, attendees will be able to explore the Buffalo area and visit Niagara Falls when not in the classroom.

    There will be no exhibit component for this event.

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    Courses Offered

    Fear FreeSM

    Led by Marty Becker, DVM

    Want to do well by doing good? Discover the financial success and emotional wealth you’ve also sought by learning how to offer a Fear Free veterinary experience for both pet and pet owner.

    Be a leader by acquiring the education and training that will allow you to offer a service that will set your practice apart and drive pet owners into your practice. We’re talking about offering Fear Free veterinary visits where we Take the Pet Out of Petrified, Put the Treat Into Treatment, and put pets back into practices.

    Soft Tissue Surgery

    Led by Howard B. Seim III, DVM, DACVS and Brad Case, DVM, MS, DACVS

    This course is designed to teach participants the technical aspects of a variety of soft tissue surgery procedures. Some theory will be included in the lectures, but emphasis will be placed on how to perform each procedure. The instructors will utilize video clips of clinical cases that represent the procedures participants will perform in the lab. Surgical procedures will be performed immediately after viewing the video.

    Topics have been chosen that represent surgical conditions commonly seen in veterinary practice and will include: enterotomy, intestinal resection and anastomosis, splenectomy, liver biopsy, partial liver lobectomy, gastrotomy, gastrostomy tube placement, diaphragmatic hernia repair, techniques for OHE and OVE, incisional gastropexy for the treatment of GDV, knot tying techniques and open topic discussions.

    Small Animal Ultrasound

    Led by Clifford “Kip” Berry, DVM, DACVR

    Imagine spending an entire week learning all you want to know about abdominal ultrasound, with training by internationally-renowned, ACVR boarded radiologists with a passion for teaching. Designed for beginners through advanced learners, this course provides a solid foundation for exploring and mastering the fundamentals of abdominal diagnostic ultrasound in dogs and cats. We’ll present didactic material in a friendly and engaging atmosphere to encourage your interaction. Our small group setting means you’ll receive unparalleled hands-on scanning time of focused objectives as well as tailored instruction addressing your specific needs and goals.

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