This 2-day virtual course will focus on updates in pathophysiology, diagnostic and treatment strategies for small animal infectious diseases relevant to the small animal internal medicine specialist. Topics covered will include an update on coronavirus and FIP, feline infectious respiratory diseases, canine and feline bronchopneumonia, vector-borne and other emerging infectious diseases, and invasive fungal diseases.
This virtual program will consist of traditional lectures, short interactive discussions featuring key updates, and panel discussions. Diplomates and candidates will be provided with a unique opportunity to focus on specialist-level conditions and learn clinically relevant concepts from some of the top infectious disease experts in the world.
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
- Understand and implement state of the art diagnostic and treatment options for canine and feline infectious respiratory diseases.
- Have a comprehensive understanding of coronavirus in dogs and cats, with a particular focus on the potential implications of advances in human coronavirus prevention and treatment of feline infectious peritonitis.
- Understand and apply novel diagnostic testing strategies for infectious diseases that are relevant to your patients.
- Identify, diagnose, and optimize your treatment strategy for invasive fungal diseases in your patients.
- Identify, diagnose, and treat important vector-borne and other emerging infectious diseases in your patients.
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This in-depth course will be offered as a live virtual event on April 26-27, 2021. Material presented will be a combination of pre-recorded lectures along with live presenter Q&As and panel discussions. Participants of the live course will receive access to the course recordings following the event.
If you are unable to attend the live event, you will be able to register for the On Demand, which will offer the same great course content for viewing at your convenience. All sessions, including the live presenter Q&As and panel discussions, will be captured during the live course and provided for On Demand access beginning in early June.
RACE Application Status:
Live Course registration: this program will be submitted for 16 hours ofLlive, Interactive distance medical continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE-approval.
On Demand Course registration: this program will be submitted for 16 hours of Anytime, Non-Interactive-distance medical continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE-approval.
Participants should be aware that some state boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact your state board directly with any questions.
Attention all SAIM Residents
The ACVIM is excited to announce that Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health is generously covering half of the registration fee for twenty-five (25) SAIM residents who register for the ACVIM Small Animal Infectious Diseases course.
To be considered for the registration discount please complete and submit this application by close of business on March 1, 2021. Awarded recipients will be notified prior to registration opening on March 17, 2021.