Assessing Patient Candidacy for Advanced Cardiac Procedures

February 08, 2024 10:00 AM
Colorado State University-Translational Medicine Institute


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Existing Users

(ACVIM Diplomates and candidates; previous ACVIM event attendees)

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(No previous ACVIM Forum or ACE course attendance)


Colorado State University, C. Wayne Mcilwraith Translational Medicine Institute
2350 Gillette Dr.
Fort Collins, CO 80523

Sprawling over 130,000 square feet, the Translational Medicine Institute at Colorado State University presents the veterinary community with an elite experience. From state-of-the-art lab spaces to the picturesque setting in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, continuing veterinary education at Translational Medicine Institute is rich and immersive.

Course Information

  • Date: February 8-9, 2024
  • Start Time: February 8, 8:00 am MT
  • End Time: February 9, 5:00 pm MT
  • Location: Colorado State University – Translational Medicine Institute
  • Audience: ACVIM/ECVIM-CA Cardiology Diplomates, Cardiology Candidates in the 3rd year of residency, and Post-Residency Cardiology Candidates
  • Specialty: Cardiology
  • Type: In Person
  • CE Hours: 15.75

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This program has been approved for 15.75 live, interactive, seminar/lecture and lab medical continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE-approval.

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Brianna Potter

DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Brianna Potter, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology) 
Assistant Professor, Colorado State University

Brianna Potter completed a cardiology residency and a two-year interventional cardiac fellowship at Colorado State University. She is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine in Cardiology and is currently an Assistant Professor at Colorado State University. Her interests include interventional therapies for congenital and acquired heart disease and advanced imaging. 

Justin Allen

DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Justin Allen, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Veterinary Specialist
VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital

Dr. Justin Allen attended veterinary school at the University of Illinois, then travelled to Los Angeles for his internship at Advanced Veterinary Care Center and residency at California Animal Hospital.  He is currently the head of interventional cardiology at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital.

Brian Scansen

DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Brian Scansen, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Professor & Section Head, Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery
Colorado State University

Dr. Scansen is originally from Snohomish, Washington. He was on the faculty of the Ohio State
University before moving to Colorado State University where he is currently Professor and
Service Head of the Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery Section. He has published over 250 original
journal articles, book chapters, proceedings, and scientific abstracts related to cardiac disease
in animals. He serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Veterinary Cardiology and is a
Founding Member of the Veterinary Interventional Radiology & Interventional Endoscopy
Society. He lectures internationally on topics relevant to heart disease in animals. His clinical
and research interests include congenital heart disease, advanced cardiac imaging with a
particular emphasis on cardiac CT, and minimally invasive therapeutics for the heart and

Anne Kurosawa

DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Anne Kurosawa, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)
Head of Cardiology, Dick White Referrals

Anne is originally from New York City and received her veterinary degree at Purdue University before completing a rotating internship at Louisiana State University and then her cardiology residency at the Royal Veterinary College in 2017. Anne is a Diplomate of the American College of Internal Medicine (Cardiology). 

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