WVMA CE offered: Earn up to 16 hours - View Schedule
31: High Impact Equine Diseases in the US
32: Regulating Vaccines and Related Biologics
34: Veterinary Export Health Certification System
Early Registration Fees (Postmarked by June 1)
· WVMA Members - $275 / Non-members - $350
Regular Registration Fees (Postmarked after June 1)
· WVMA Members - $325 / Non-members - $400
One-day Registration Fee: Monday or Tuesday only - $185
Technician or Assistant Fees: Accompanied by Veterinarian - $100 / Regular Full Registration - $175
Take advantage of discounted hotel rates for conference attendees!
The Inn at Lander
260 Grandview Dr.
Lander, WY 82520
Request discounted room rate “Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association”
Discounted rates until June 19.
Jessica Bunch, DVM, CCRT, CVA - WSU - Pullman, WA
· Where Does it Hurt? Pain management for musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions - Assessing pain in small animals and a review of both pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical management options for pain associated with musculoskeletal and neurologic conditions.
· Move It or Lose It: Basics of physical rehabilitation - Introduction and overview of veterinary physical rehabilitation including information regarding various therapeutic modalities commonly used in rehabilitation.
· A Whole New World: Newer modalities and therapies for osteoarthritis and soft tissue injuries - A look at some of the newer therapeutic modalities and treatment options for osteoarthritis and soft tissue injuries such as shockwave, regenerative medicine, pulsed electromagnetic field therapy, and monoclonal Ab therapy.
Ryan E. Englar, DVM, DABVP - University of Arizona - Oro Valley, AZ
· The Link Between (Mis)Communication and Board Complaints: Pilot Data from a Research Study Investigating Source of Complaints and Strategies for Reduction - This session will review pilot data that I have gathered so far and identify key strategies to reduce sources of complaints as named in the data.
· Adjusting the Lens of the Consultation to See Through the Client’s Eyes - This session will explore how perspective-taking can strengthen the VCPR.
· Relationship-Centered Care: Infusing Transparency and Regard into the Exam Room - This session will explore two communication skills that companion animal clients value that do not always show themselves in the consultation room.
Nora M. Grant, DVM - Ceva Animal Health - Gunnison, CO
· Introduction to Fear Free—Can this program invigorate your practice? - This session will introduce the basic concepts of getting started with Fear Free in your practice by utilizing Considerate Approach, Gentle Control, Touch Gradient, Positive Reinforcement and understanding canine and feline communication to reduce fear, anxiety, and stress in our patients.
· The Science of Semiochemicals and Pheromonotherapy - The attendees will learn examples of chemical communication in the animal kingdom, what pheromones are and how they work with the animals’ physiology.
· OK, What Next? How can my clinic become Fear Free Certified? - This final session will cover the steps to becoming fully Fear Free certified as a practice.
Jennifer Schissler, DVM, MS, DACVD - Best Friends Animal Hospital - Billings, MT
· Otoscopy: Looking deeper - Cases presented will emphasize the benefit of detailed otoscopic examination, and the advantages of bulla CT to diagnose persistent cases of otitis. Anatomy, instrumentation of otoscopy will be reviewed also.
· Think like a dermatologist: principles of pruritus:- This presentation provides a practical approach to canine pruritus. Three case presentations put essential diagnostic and therapeutic principles into focus so you can approach your next “derm disaster” with confidence.
· Solving puzzling pyogranulomas - Cases presented provide a framework for diagnosing nodular inflammatory conditions in dogs and cats. Tips for optimal culture and biopsy yield will be provided
· Look before you leap: allergic dermatitis mimickers - Canine cases of crusting, pruritic dermatitis illustrate key diagnostic concepts to avoid being tricked by the mimickers!
Katherine Simpson, DVM, MS, DACVIM - CSU - Fort Collins, CO
· Ruminant Show Animals: Common Diseases & Disorders - This talk will focus on common problems veterinarians may see in cattle, goats, and sheep intended for show purposes.
· Bovine Digital Lameness: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly - This discussion will focus on foot lameness in cattle, as it accounts for approximately 90% of lameness cases seen by veterinarians. A special focus will be placed on the nuances of clinical diagnosis.
· Livestock Interactive Case Discussions - Come prepared to 'look' at livestock cases (virtually) and discuss with your colleagues!
Brian Vander Ley, DVM, PhD, DACVPM - University of NE - Lincoln
· Solving problems in complex systems: An introduction to Systems Thinking - The presentation will introduce the discipline of systems thinking and provide examples of how it can be applied to solve difficult, persistent problems in complex systems.
· Heart failure in fed cattle: a research update - Congestive heart failure is emerging as an important cause of death an premature culling in feedlot cattle. Background, epidemiologic characteristics, and a summary recently described genetic risk factors for this condition will be presented.
· Vaccination to balance safety and protection in the cow herd -The presentation will present a review of safety and efficacy features of different vaccination approaches to prevent reproductive losses in cattle, with a focus on viruses.
Bryant W. Craig, DVM - Merck Animal Health - Edmond, OK
· Current Techniques in Equine Reproduction
· Contemporary Review of EPM Diagnosis & Treatment
Thank you for your interest in attending the WVMA Summer Meeting! We are excited to host an in-person meeting.
View this year’s invitation for details and the registration form: 2022 WVMA Summer Meeting Exhibitor Invitation-Registration.pdf
NEW this year – Review the exhibit hall diagram and request your top three booth numbers. The diagram will be updated as exhibitors reserve booths, so be sure to check the most current version here. View the 5_10_2022 WVMA Summer Meeting Exhibit Hall.pdf
Please note: Small changes to the layout may occur, but booths will be assigned accordingly. All tables are 6′ x 30″ regardless of how they are portrayed in the diagram.