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2019 Educational Program

The Educational Programs Committee is charged with creating and reviewing educational content to produce high-quality CE for AAEP members.  The committee is comprised of general practitioners and specialists from both small and large private practices as well as academia and industry. The peer review process for papers selected to appear in the Convention Proceedings is rigorous.

Friday, December 6, 2019

Time
Session
Speaker(s)
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wet Lab

Sponsors:
FUJIFILM SonoSite
Partnar Animal Health
Sound
Universal
Minitube
Wet Lab
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sponsors:
FUJIFILM SonoSite
Partnar Animal Health
Sound
Universal
Minitube

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Time
Session
Speaker(s)
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
AAEP/ISELP Wet Lab AM

Sponsors:
Bimeda
Dechra Veterinary Products.
Horsepower Technologies
PulseVet
Sound
AAEP/ISELP Wet Lab AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sponsors:
Bimeda
Dechra Veterinary Products.
Horsepower Technologies
PulseVet
Sound
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
AAEP/ISELP Wet Lab PM

Sponsors:
Bimeda
Dechra Veterinary Products.
Horsepower Technologies
PulseVet
Sound
AAEP/ISELP Wet Lab PM
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Sponsors:
Bimeda
Dechra Veterinary Products.
Horsepower Technologies
PulseVet
Sound

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Time
Session
Speaker(s)
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Sunrise Sessions Sunday

Sponsor -
Sunrise Sessions Sunday
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Sponsor -
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Opening Session
Moderator - David D. Frisbie
Sponsor -
Opening Session
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Moderator - David D. Frisbie
Sponsor -
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote Presentation

Sponsor - Merck Animal Health. The Science of Healthier Animals.
Keynote Presentation
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Sponsor - Merck Animal Health. The Science of Healthier Animals.
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM
Kester News Hour

Sponsor - Made possible through a grant from the estate of Dr. Wayne O. Kester
Kester News Hour
10:15 AM - 11:30 AM

Sponsor - Made possible through a grant from the estate of Dr. Wayne O. Kester
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Dry Labs 1:00 p.m.

Sponsor -
Dry Labs 1:00 p.m.
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sponsor -
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Business of Practice: Navigating the Current Landscape of Equine Practice

Sponsor - Covetrus
The Business of Practice: Navigating the Current Landscape of Equine Practice
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sponsor - Covetrus
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Table Topics Sunday PM

Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
Table Topics Sunday PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
In-Depth: Dermatology and Lumpology
Moderator - Stephen D. White
Sponsor -
In-Depth: Dermatology and Lumpology
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Moderator - Stephen D. White
Sponsor -
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Imaging Interpretation Challenge: Differences between the Specialties?
Moderator - Kurt Selberg
Sponsor - American Regent, Inc., manufacturer of Adequan® i.m., (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) and BetaVet® (betamethasone acetate and betamethasone phosphate injectable suspension).
Imaging Interpretation Challenge: Differences between the Specialties?
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Moderator - Kurt Selberg
Sponsor - American Regent, Inc., manufacturer of Adequan® i.m., (polysulfated glycosaminoglycan) and BetaVet® (betamethasone acetate and betamethasone phosphate injectable suspension).
1:30 PM - 4:50 PM
From Fertilization to Foaling to Weaning: Assisting with the Miracle of Equine Life
Moderator - Jeremy Whitman
Sponsor - Sponsored by Purina®, the developers of Omolene® with Outlast®, a line of feeds with a product providing gastric support for every stage of life
From Fertilization to Foaling to Weaning: Assisting with the Miracle of Equine Life
1:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Moderator - Jeremy Whitman
Sponsor - Sponsored by Purina®, the developers of Omolene® with Outlast®, a line of feeds with a product providing gastric support for every stage of life
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Dry Labs 3:30 p.m.

Sponsor -
Dry Labs 3:30 p.m.
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Sponsor -

Monday, December 9, 2019

Time
Session
Speaker(s)
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Sunrise Sessions Monday

Sponsor -
Sunrise Sessions Monday
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Sponsor -
8:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture
Moderator - Steve Trostle
Sponsor - Platinum Performance, "Good Nutrition is Good Medicine."
Frank J. Milne State-of-the-Art Lecture
8:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Moderator - Steve Trostle
Sponsor - Platinum Performance, "Good Nutrition is Good Medicine."
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
The Business of Practice: Managing Practice Challenges and Opportunities
Moderator - Mike Pownall
Sponsor - Covetrus
The Business of Practice: Managing Practice Challenges and Opportunities
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Moderator - Mike Pownall
Sponsor - Covetrus
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Table Topics Monday PM

Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
Table Topics Monday PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
In-Depth: Conditions and Management of the Peripartum Mare
Moderator - Margo L. Macpherson
Sponsor - Merck Animal Health. The Science of Healthier Animals.
In-Depth: Conditions and Management of the Peripartum Mare
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Moderator - Margo L. Macpherson
Sponsor - Merck Animal Health. The Science of Healthier Animals.
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM
How to Session: Field Surgery - Soft Tissue and Wound Management
Moderator - Tim G. Eastman
Sponsor - Sponsored by Avanti Equine Veterinary Partners. “Together We Grow.”
How to Session: Field Surgery - Soft Tissue and Wound Management
1:30 PM - 3:10 PM
Moderator - Tim G. Eastman
Sponsor - Sponsored by Avanti Equine Veterinary Partners. “Together We Grow.”
1:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Laboratory Diagnostic Tests and How to Interpret Them
Moderator - Nicola Pusterla
Sponsor - IDEXX, the worldwide leader in veterinary diagnostics.
Laboratory Diagnostic Tests and How to Interpret Them
1:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Moderator - Nicola Pusterla
Sponsor - IDEXX, the worldwide leader in veterinary diagnostics.
1:30 PM - 5:10 PM
Hurt or Injured? Diagnosing, Managing, and Resolving Lameness in Horses
Moderator - Luke Bass
Sponsor - Dolly Green Research Foundation
Hurt or Injured? Diagnosing, Managing, and Resolving Lameness in Horses
1:30 PM - 5:10 PM
Moderator - Luke Bass
Sponsor - Dolly Green Research Foundation
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Beyond Primary Care: How to Manage Uncommon Conditions
Moderator - Tim G. Eastman
Sponsor - Sponsored by Avanti Equine Veterinary Partners. “Together We Grow.”
Beyond Primary Care: How to Manage Uncommon Conditions
3:30 PM - 4:50 PM
Moderator - Tim G. Eastman
Sponsor - Sponsored by Avanti Equine Veterinary Partners. “Together We Grow.”

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Time
Session
Speaker(s)
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Ethics Cased-Based Panel: Who Do I Represent?
Moderator - Emma Adam
Sponsors:
Zoetis. "For Animals. For Health. For You."
Merck Animal Health. The Science of Healthier Animals.
Ethics Cased-Based Panel: Who Do I Represent?
6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
Moderator - Emma Adam
Sponsors:
Zoetis. "For Animals. For Health. For You."
Merck Animal Health. The Science of Healthier Animals.
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Table Topics Tuesday AM

Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
Table Topics Tuesday AM
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
In-Depth: Hind Leg from the Pelvis Down
Moderator - Jan-Hein Swagemakers
Sponsor - Platinum Performance, "Good Nutrition is Good Medicine."
In-Depth: Hind Leg from the Pelvis Down
8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Moderator - Jan-Hein Swagemakers
Sponsor - Platinum Performance, "Good Nutrition is Good Medicine."
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
How to Incorporate Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Moderator - Elizabeth S. Metcalf
Sponsor - Boehringer Ingelheim.
How to Incorporate Assisted Reproductive Technologies
8:00 AM - 9:40 AM
Moderator - Elizabeth S. Metcalf
Sponsor - Boehringer Ingelheim.
8:00 AM - 11:20 AM
The Science of Soft Tissue Surgery
Moderator - Lane Easter
Sponsor - KindredBio, Best Medicines for Our Best Friends
The Science of Soft Tissue Surgery
8:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Moderator - Lane Easter
Sponsor - KindredBio, Best Medicines for Our Best Friends
10:00 AM - 11:20 AM
The Air In Here: Management of Respiratory Disease in Horses
Moderator - Benjamin R. Buchanan
Sponsor - Boehringer Ingelheim.
The Air In Here: Management of Respiratory Disease in Horses
10:00 AM - 11:20 AM
Moderator - Benjamin R. Buchanan
Sponsor - Boehringer Ingelheim.
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Small Animal Euthanasia Technique Laboratory

Sponsor -
Small Animal Euthanasia Technique Laboratory
1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Sponsor -
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Table Topics Tuesday PM

Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
Table Topics Tuesday PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Lifestyle and Wellness: Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health/Burnout
Moderator - Amy Armentrout
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
Lifestyle and Wellness: Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health/Burnout
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Moderator - Amy Armentrout
Sponsor - Dechra Veterinary Products.
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Old Issues Seen Through New Lenses
Moderator - Jeffrey T. Berk
Sponsor - Zoetis. "For Animals. For Health. For You."
Old Issues Seen Through New Lenses
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Moderator - Jeffrey T. Berk
Sponsor - Zoetis. "For Animals. For Health. For You."
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Back to Basics: Dentistry Fundamentals
Moderator - Jennifer E. Rawlinson
Sponsor - Sponsored by Cargill, manufacturer of ProElite® - There can only be one best™.
Back to Basics: Dentistry Fundamentals
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Moderator - Jennifer E. Rawlinson
Sponsor - Sponsored by Cargill, manufacturer of ProElite® - There can only be one best™.
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Business of Practice: Maximizing the Value of Your Practice
Moderator - Martha Mallicote
Sponsor - Covetrus
The Business of Practice: Maximizing the Value of Your Practice
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Moderator - Martha Mallicote
Sponsor - Covetrus

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Time
Session
Speaker(s)
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
How to Session: Pre-Purchase Exam for the Western Horse
Moderator - D. Reese Hand
Sponsor -
How to Session: Pre-Purchase Exam for the Western Horse
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Moderator - D. Reese Hand
Sponsor -
8:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Equine Internal Medicine: From Ascarids to Zebras (Figuratively, Not Literally)
Moderator - Nathan Voris
Sponsor - Zoetis. "For Animals. For Health. For You."
Equine Internal Medicine: From Ascarids to Zebras (Figuratively, Not Literally)
8:00 AM - 11:40 AM
Moderator - Nathan Voris
Sponsor - Zoetis. "For Animals. For Health. For You."
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
The Business of Practice: Hiring Professionals for Your Practice

Sponsor - Covetrus
The Business of Practice: Hiring Professionals for Your Practice
8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Sponsor - Covetrus
10:10 AM - 11:30 AM
It’s Not in the Shoulder: Foot Issues and Dealing with Them

Sponsor -
It’s Not in the Shoulder: Foot Issues and Dealing with Them
10:10 AM - 11:30 AM

Sponsor -