2018 - LAIM Candidate Boot Camp

2nd Annual Large Animal Candidate Boot Camp

Register Course Pricing Agenda

Audience Audience: ACVIM Candidates Date Date: October 11-14, 2018
Category Category: Large Animal Internal Medicine Start Time Start Time: Thursday 8:00 AM
Type: Lecture/Hands-on Lab End Time End Time: Sunday 1:00 PM
CE Hours CE Hours: 34 Venue Venue: Texas A&M University
Capacity Capacity 20 Location Location: College Station, TX

The course will provide ACVIM Large Animal residents advanced training in equine respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease, endocrine and metabolic disease and ophthalmology. This training program is designed to support the training that residents receive at their institutions by providing an intensive experience with experts in these fields. The course will have a large ratio of laboratories to lecture hours. 

Topics Covered:
  • Equine Respiratory Disorders 
  • Equine Cardiovascular Disorders
  • Equine Endocrine and Metabolic System Disorders
  • Equine Ophthalmology

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be able to:
  • Obtain and interpret basic images of an echocardiogram;
  • Interpret electrocardiograms of the most common arrhythmias of horses;
  • Diagnose and treat murmurs, valvular heart disease, and cardiac arrhythmias;
  • Perform and interpret advanced and commonly-used diagnostic procedures for respiratory disease of the horse;
  • Perform specific therapeutic procedures for management of equine respiratory diseases;
  • Perform and interpret an advanced and thorough examination of the equine eye;
  • Perform and interpret diagnostic procedures and manage horses with equine PPID and equine metabolic syndrome.

RACE APPROVAL:

This program has been approved for 34 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval.

Your Registration fee includes:
  • Course materials
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, refreshment breaks and dinner
  • Four nights of lodging
  • Transportation between the host hotel and Texas A&M University

Dr. Carolyn Arnold, DVM, DAVCS
Associate Professor of Large Animal Veterinary Surgery
Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine
    Dr. Keith Chaffin, DVM, MS, DACVIM (LAIM)
    Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine and Associate Department Head for Clinical Programs
    Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine
      Dr. Michelle Coleman, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)
      Assistant Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine
      Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine
        Dr. Laurent Couetil, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)
        Professor, Director Equine Research
        Purdue University
          Dr. Joshua Dardan, DVM
          Resident in Veterinary Ophthalmology
          Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine
            Dr. Mary Durando, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)
            Partner
            Equine Sports Medicine ConsConsultants, LLC
              Dr. Susan Eades, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)
              Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine and Department Head
              Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine
                Dr. Lindsey Gilmour, DVM, DACVR
                Clinical Assistant Professor of Veterinary Radiology
                Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine
                  Dr. Cris Navas, LV, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)
                  Clinical Assistant Professor of Large Animal Internal Medicine
                  Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine
                    Dr. Virginia Reef, DVM, DACVIM (LAIM), DECVDI, DA
                    Mark Whittier and Lila Griswold Allam Professor of Medicine
                    University of Pennsylvania
                      Dr. Sarah Reuss, DVM, DACVIM (LAIM)
                      Professional Services Veterinarian
                      Boehringer Ingelheim
                        Dr. Karen Russell, DVM, PhD, DACVP
                        Professor and Associate Head for Clinical Service and Residency Programs
                        Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine
                          Dr. Hal Schott, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM)
                          Professor LA Clinical Sciences
                          Michigan State University
                            Dr. Erin Scott, DVM, DACVO
                            Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
                            Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine
                              Dr. Lucien Vallone, DVM, DACVO
                              Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
                              Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine
                                Dr. Canaan Whitfield, DVM, PhD, DACVS, DACSMVR
                                Assistant Professor of Large Animal Surgery
                                Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine

                                  Your registration fee covers four nights of lodging (Wednesday, October 10 – Sunday, October 14) and transportation between the host hotel and Texas A&M University. Hotel information and further details will be provided in your confirmation email that will be sent upon successful completion of course registration.