Oncologic Emergencies 11/11/15

Oncologic Emergencies – District 8 Dinner Meeting
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11/11/2015 6:30:00 PM – 11/11/2015 8:30:00 PM
Group: Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association
Location: Villa Pazzetti, Saucon Valley Country Club, 2050 Saucon Valley Road, Bethlehem, PA 18015
SPONSORED BY Valley Central Veterinary Referral CenterThe Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) is hosting a dinner meeting co-sponsored by Valley Central Veterinary Referral Center, and we hope you will join us. This is your chance to interact with colleagues, receive an update on current initiatives within PVMA, and earn 1.5 hours of continuing education credit.
Registration
There is no charge to attend; however, you must pre-register.

  • Schedule of Events
  • 6:00–6:30pm Registration
  • 6:30pm Dinner served
  • 6:35–6:55pm What’s New With PVMA—PVMA Executive Director, Charlene Wandzilak
  • 7:00–8:30pm Oncologic Emergencies—Dr. Christine Mullin

Attire
Corporate or corporate casual attired is required; no jeans please.
Oncologic Emergencies

-Topics

  • Chemotherapy-induced febrile neutropenia
  • Hemangiosarcoma and hemorrhagic shock
  • Mast cell tumor degranulation events
  • Coordination of specialty and general wellness care


-Objectives 

      After attending this CE event, participants will be able to:
  • Identify the causes of each condition
  • Become familiar with the associated clinical signs to allow for rapid recognition
  • Become familiar with the recommended diagnostics and expected results
  • Become familiar with the appropriate emergency treatments for each condition
  • Discuss the expected outcome for each condition
  • Become familiar with proper patient handling
  • Discuss how to best coordinate specialty and general wellness care for oncology patients

Continuing Education Credit
1.5 hours of approved continuing education credit will be provided by the Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association.


Presenter
Christine Mullin, VMD, DACVIM (Oncology)
Hope Veterinary Specialists, Malvern, PA
Valley Central Veterinary Referral and Emergency Center,  Whitehall, PA

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