Ophthalmology Master Class: Conquering Eyeball Anxiety
General Course: May 19-22, 2024
Advanced Course: May 19-24, 2024
30 CE credit hours (RACE approved) | $4,950
In this in-depth course we will explore the eye in all aspects. Polish and improve your exam, photography and cytology skills to become a corneal ulcer master! Over the four days, we will review common diseases and discuss related cases. With small group discussions, get your burning questions answered! The last day is devoted to surgery and concludes with a surgery wet lab where you can gain confidence in private practice procedures.
At the conclusion of this course, all attendees will:
- Be able to perform and understand a thorough ophthalmic exam including troubleshooting diagnostics.
- Multiple techniques for entropion repair, cherry eye repair and indolent ulcer treatment
- Improved understanding of referral and triage for emergency cases
Kate Myrna, DVM, MS, DACVO
Dr. Kate Myrna has a BA from Vassar College in 1998 and received her DVM from the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in 2004. After a rotating internship in Saskatchewan and specialty internship, Dr. Myrna completed a Residency and Masters degree in Comparative Ophthalmology at the University of Wisconsin in 2010 . Dr. Myrna has been teaching at the University of Georgia since the completion of her residency. She has been recognized for her teaching and engaging lecture style through the Zoetis Distinguished Teaching award, multiple student teaching awards and a Lilly Teaching Fellowship. In 2020 she received the VMX speaker of the year award for small animal. As all academicians do, Dr. Myrna balances teaching, mentoring residents, leading the ophthalmology service and furthering research.
- Colleen Sheridan, DVM, DACVO
- Ellison Bentley, DVM, DACVO
- Caroline Betbeze, DVM, MS, DACVO
Recommended Supplemental Reading
- Ophthalmology in Small Animal Care by Bruce Grahn. Veterinary Clinics of North America Small Animal Practice. March 2023 • Volume 53 • Number 2 DOI.
- Skills Laboratory: Prolapsed third eyelid gland replacement on DVM 360 Oct 1, 2013 by Amy J. Rankin, DVM, MS, DACVO Bercovitz et al. Long- lasting otic medications may be a rare cause of neurogenic keratoconjunctivitis sicca in dogs. J Am Vet Med Assoc. 2022 Nov 8;261(1):97-103. doi: 10.2460/ javma.22.07.0301. PMID:36350754.
- AVMA Journal