Intra-articular Injections for Osteoarthritis Management
Margot Daly, DVM, CCCRP
Summary: This talk focuses on intra-articular injections for managing osteoarthritis and briefly touches on other indications as well. Dr. Margot Daly, CCRP, covers why a primary care veterinarian would consider or recommend an intra-articular injection, as well as some of the technical aspects of taking this approach. She also discusses regenerative medicine—an exciting and emerging field that includes the use of platelet-rich plasma and stem cells.
The Highs and Lows of Cannabis
Micki McCabe, DVM, DACVIM, CVA
Beginning January 2019, California Veterinarians will be allowed to discuss the use of cannabis with their clients. For more information on the passage of this law, please visit www.cvma.net
Summary: Every day, clients turn to their veterinarians for advice on using cannabis products to treat their pets. How do we advise our clients given the current state of the law? In this lecture, Dr. Micki McCabe, DVM, DACVIM, CVA gives an update on the use of medicinal cannabis and its legal implications following the legalization of marijuana for recreational use in California.
Geriatric Patient Care - Senior and Geriatric Physical Rehabilitation
Kelly Fishman, DVM, CVA, CCRT
Summary: When does an animal become a senior citizen? And how can primary care veterinarians better care for this growing population of pets? Kelly Fishman, DVM, CVA starts by defining the characteristics of a senior pet and explores the Physical Rehabilitation techniques that primary care veterinarians can incorporate into their practice.