• Small Animal Ultrasound

    July 26 – 29 OR July 27 – 31, 2015 • Fee: $4,550 (lodging and meals included)* — SOLD OUT

    Instructor Clifford “Kip” R. Berry, DVM, DACVR

    Course Leader: Clifford “Kip” R. Berry, DVM, DACVR

    *Fee includes: registration, course notes, lodging for 5 nights (based on selected course) at the Caribe Royale Orlando All-Suite Hotel, meals throughout the scheduled days of your course, excluding Wednesday and Friday dinners, several Hands-on Laboratories and one complimentary transferable registration to the NAVC Conference 2016, January 16 – 20. Each course provides 32 CE credit hours (RACE approval pending).

    Due to popular demand, we’re offering two courses running concurrently, covering the same material. Please indicate your prefered course, Group 1: Sunday – Wednesday or Group 2: Monday – Friday, when you register.

    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.


    Course Leader: John Mattoon, DVM, DACVR

    “The awesome faculty members have been teaching this course together for a number of years and we believe we have the best course in small animal abdominal ultrasound in the world. Come and be a part of this experience and take advantage of this tremendous opportunity.” – John Mattoon, DVM, DACVR

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    Course notes for Small Animal Ultrasound will only be available in digital format.

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    Course Leader: Clifford “Kip” R. Berry, DVM, DACVR

    Dr. Berry’s research interests are broad, with over 70 scientific publications. He is known for his interest in physiological imaging, thoracic imaging and diagnostic ultrasound and is co-editor of the Textbook of Veterinary Nuclear Medicine. He has taught and served as course leader for several different courses at the NAVC Institute. His passion is for teaching and clinical research related to multiple imaging modalities within veterinary medicine. He has won a number of teaching awards including the most recent teacher of the year award from the graduating senior class (2013) specifically for his devotion to the teaching of clinical ultrasound in small animals.

    Course Leader: John Mattoon, DVM, DACVR

    Dr. Mattoon attended Oregon State and Washington State Universities, earning the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree in 1984. Following 2 years in private practice, he entered a radiology residency at the University of California, Davis, achieving Diplomate status in the American College of Veterinary Radiology in 1989. Dr. Mattoon has practiced private specialty radiology and has been on faculty at UC Davis, Oregon State University, the Atlantic Veterinary College, The Ohio State University and Washington State University. He is currently an Adjunct Professor of Radiology at Washington State University. Dr. Mattoon is well known for his interest in diagnostic ultrasound, co-editor and author Small Animal Diagnostic Ultrasound.

    Additional Instructors: George Henry, DVM, DACVR; Martha Moon Larson, DVM, MS, DACVR; Erin Porter, DVM; Matthew Winter, DVM, DACVR

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    Recommended Supplemental Reading:

    1. Nyland and Mattoon, Small Animal Veterinary Diagnostic Ultrasound, 3rd edition, Elsevier-Saunders, Spring, 2014.

    2. Penninck and D’Anjou, Atlas of Small Animal Ultrasound, Wiley Blackwell, 2008. format.


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