To enhance your learning at VMX, sign up for one of these Hands-on Workshops, Rounds, Meet the Professor Luncheons or Behind the Scenes Tours. These experiences offer something a little above and beyond for those who are ready to roll up their sleeves! Here are a few highlights!
Perfecting today’s specialized procedures takes practice, and you’ll get plenty of that at these hands-on learning sessions. VMX provides a seasoned instructor and all the tools, supplies and space you need. Arrive ready to get to work refining your techniques. Tight on time, but still want to freshen up or learn a new skill? Choose the Hands-on Workshop-ONLY registration when you can’t fit the entire conference into your schedule.
Advanced Abdominal Ultrasound for the Progressive Practitioner
Basic Abdominal Ultrasound for the General Practitioner
Canine Extractions and Complications
Case-Based Small Animal Radiograph and Ultrasound Interpretation
Common Canine Surgery Procedures
Feline Extractions and Complications
How to Intubate Almost Any Exotic Companion Mammal
Rabbit and Rodent Dentistry
RECOVER CPR: Rescuer Certification Workshop – Basic and Advanced Life Support
Suturing and Hemostasis: Perfect Your Surgical Skills
Trauma: The First 30 Minutes
Ultrasound for the Veterinary Nurse and Technician
Even the field’s most respected leaders have had their skills put to the test. Join top practitioners as they share how they managed their most unusual or challenging cases in these 2-hour round-table sessions. Limited seating available to allow for free-flowing discussions.
Beating Compassion Fatigue and Burnout
Become a Manager Who Stands Out
Behavior Management of Avian and Exotic Patients
Communication in the Exam Room… Getting the Client to Say YES
Evidence-Based Coping Strategies
How to Prepare Your Exotic Animal Practice for the Future
Both enlightening and intimate, this long-standing NAVC tradition lets you break bread, swap stories and share strategies with leading clinicians and like-minded colleagues. In just 90 minutes, you will gain insights and make connections that can enhance your practice for the long run. Limited seating available.
Alone and Afraid: Departure/Separation/Crate Anxiety
Beyond Aspirin: Advances in Anticoagulant Therapy
Creating Self-Care Plans for the Busy Professional
Complicated Extractions and Extraction Complications
Handling Emergency Ophthalmic Patients: A Primer for the Whole Clinic
Periodontal Therapies: Treating the #1 Disease in Your Practice
Say Yes to the Meds: Finding the Right Behavior Medications
From swimming side-by-side with gentle manatees to getting up close and personal with sea turtles and otters, these exclusive tours offer rare glimpses into animal care on the wild side. Limited to veterinarians and/or veterinary nurses/technicians and their families, unless otherwise noted.