All CommuniVET™ learning activities identified with this stamp are submitted for accreditation (CE credits) to the provincial bodies governing veterinarians and RVTs/AHTs. CommuniVET™ will issue certificates of attendance for these activities, which participants may use to claim CE credits from their respective governing body’s continuing education recognition program.
Join us on December 13 at 7 p.m. (EST) as we discuss harnessing the power of POCUS for your practice. Point of care ultrasound (POCUS) techniques represent a fast straightforward means to monitor and diagnose equine patients. Inexpensive pocket ultrasound devices are increasingly being used as ‘an extension of the stethoscope’ to answer focused clinical questions. During this webcast, Dr. Claire Underwood will cover some of the devices available along with techniques for equine abdominal...
In this webcast hosted by Dr. Alycia Chrenek, Dr. Jeff Caswell will provide an overview of Mycoplasma bovis pneumonia, arthritis, and otitis in beef and dairy calves, and individual-animal diagnosis. While he briefly touches on some details about the bacterium and its interaction with the calf's immune response, his presentation focuses on the different diseases caused by M. bovis. He discusses their clinical and pathologic appearance, as well as various approaches to individual-animal...
In lieu of contracted native beef cattle feeder supply and unwillingness of packers to harvest native Holstein steers, beef x dairy cross steers and heifers represent an important class of cattle on feed. As beef x dairy cattle make up an increasing proportion of cattle on feed research into performance, carcass attributes and expected health outcomes represent important areas of discovery. This presentation will aim to summarize the current cattle feeding landscape in North America, the...
During this webcast, Dr. Katie Ellis will review common tools used for equine rehabilitation. Additionally, she will discuss indications for use for each of these modalities, and mechanisms of action, as well as evidence for use in horses, when available. Contraindications for each modality will also be explained.
As you know, we have a severe shortage of veterinarians and support staff in our profession. While we tend to focus on attracting people to the veterinary profession, the bigger issue is that we have a retention problem. Disengaged employees are a cause of low morale, productivity and profitability; and increased employee turnover, burnout and client complaints. One key to retaining employees is to create a business culture that has a high level of employee engagement. A standardized employee...
How to incorporate a complete dental examination and diagnostic dental radiographs into your practice
During this webcast, Dr. Leah Limone will review how to complete a thorough oral/dental examination. She will also explore normal vs abnormal anatomy, and go over radiographic views to take to help diagnose areas of dental disease.
Not all cryptorchid castrations can or need to be performed in a hospital setting. During this webcast, Dr. Aimie Doyle discusses the approach to attempting cryptorchid castration in the field.
Castration remains one of the most stressful procedures for many field veterinarians. During this one-hour webcast, Dr. Aimie Doyle discusses how to deal with both major and minor complications associated with equine castration in the field.
Back soreness, poor performance, behaviour issues, and subtle lameness… How can you tell if a horse’s saddle fits correctly? From evaluating the integrity of the saddle to discussing girths and pads, English saddle fitter Vicky Chalmers takes us through the points of saddle fitting to help you get to know the basics and allow you to guide the rider while they wait for an appointment with a professional saddle fitter.