Continuing Education for Veterinary Technicians

 

RVT CE Conference

Saturday, April 28, 2018

 

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TIME TITLE SPEAKER
7:50 AM - 8 AM Welcome Dr. Kirk Ryan
8 AM - 8:50 AM Five minute nutritional assessment. How to talk to pet owners about nutrition. Dr. Nancy Welborn
9 AM - 9:50 AM Shock and Hypotension

Dr. Virginie Wurlod

10 AM - 10:50 AM Team Communication

Stephanie Johnson

11 AM - 11:50 AM Understanding options for canine cruciate repair Dr. Karanvir Aulakh
11:50 AM - 1 PM Lunch Break  
1 PM - 1:50 PM Disinfection: How to stop an outbreak before it happens Dr. Wendy Wolfson
2 PM - 2:50 PM Nursing care for the neonatal foal Dr. Ann Chapman
3 PM - 3:50 PM Salmonella Dr. Rose Baker
4 PM - 4:50 PM What a blood smear can say about your patient Drs. Dehghanpir

 

*This conference is only approved for technician CE credit.

 

Lecturers

Dr. Rose Baker

Dr. Baker is an Assistant Professor of equine medicine at Louisiana State University, obtained her veterinary degree from the University of Glasgow, School of Veterinary Medicine in 2012. She then went on to pursue an internship in equine medicine and surgery at North Carolina State University followed by a large animal clinical fellowship at Oregon State University. In 2017, she completed a residency in large animal internal medicine at Oregon State University an concurrently obtained a masters degree in Comparative Health Sciences. She joined the faculty at Louisiana State University in late 2017 and in early 2018 she became a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine. Her research interests lie in gastrointestinal disease and critical care medicine.

Dr. Wendy Wolfson

Dr. Wendy Wolfson is an Assistant Professor of Shelter Medicine in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at LSU. She received both her Bachelors of Science and veterinary degrees from Louisiana State University. She has an interest in educating students on the needs of animal shelters within the community.

Dr. Virginie Wurlod

Dr. Wurlod is an Assistant Professor of small animal emergency medicine in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. She joined the faculty at LSU in 2016. She received her veterinary degree from the University of Bern in Switzerland. She completed residency training in veterinary emergency and critical care and earned a Masters of Science degree at the University of Illinois. She is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. Her interests include transfusion medicine.

Dr. Kirk Ryan

Dr. Ryan is an Associate Professor and received his DVM from Colorado State University in 1996. He completed an internship and residency in small animal medicine at LSU; before entering private referral practice. He returned to the SVM in September 2006. Dr. Ryan is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine.

Dr. Nancy Welborn

Dr. Welborn is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences. She received her DVM degree in 1990 from Louisiana State University. Prior to becoming a faculty member she spent 23 years in private practice in Knoxville, Tennessee. Her practice experience includes small and mixed animal practice and emergency medicine.

Dr. Karanvir Aulakh

Dr. Aulakh is a faculty member in veterinary surgery at Louisiana State University. He received his veterinary degree in 2003 from the College of Veterinary Sciences in Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana, India. His first master’s degree was earned in 2006 from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Kentucky. He completed a small animal rotating internship in 2009, a small animal specialty surgical internship in 2010, and residency in small animal surgery in 2013 at the University of Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. During his residency, he earned a second master’s degree. He is a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons.


Dr. Shannon Dehghanpir

Dr. Dehghanpir received her DVM from Louisiana State University in 2013. She then completed a small animal rotating internship at the University of Pennsylvania. She returned to LSU for a combined clinical pathology residency and Master’s degree. She became a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pathology and joined LSU as an Assistant Professor in 2017.

 

Dr. Ann Chapman

Dr. Chapman is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Equine Ambulatory Medicine and a Consulting Veterinary Specialist at Louisiana State University. She received her BS (1990) from Gettysburg College and her MS (2006) and DVM (2001) degrees at LSU. Dr. Ann Chapman is a board certified diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Large Animal).

 

Stephanie Johnson

Stephanie Johnson is an Assistant Professor in Veterinary Clinical Sciences. She received her BA from Louisiana Tech University and her MSW from LSU. Her teaching interests include communication skills, human animal bond, grief and loss, and ethics.