Technician Workshop Schedule

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The conference takes place in EASTERN time zone.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

TIME SESSION/PRESENTERTOPIC
5:00 pm EXHIBIT HALL/POSTERS OPEN
5:30 pm - 5:45 pm Conference Welcome & Announcements
5:45 pm - 6:15 pm Cutting edge biosimilar therapeutics
Sponsor Presentation: Amatheon Animal Health
6:15 pm - 8:30 pm Dr. Davis Seelig
Dr. Daniel Heinrich
Diagnostic veterinary cytology for the veterinary technician

Friday, October 16, 2020

TIMESESSION/PRESENTERTOPIC
9:00 am - 10:00 amKara BurnsCancer Cachexia - When all your patients can eat is themselves
10:00 am - 10:30 amEXHIBIT HALL/POSTERS
10:30 am - 11:00 amLearn the difference: Manufactured versus compounded
Sponsor Presentation: Epicur Pharma
11:00 am - 11:50 amDr. Shea Cox
Increasing the veterinary nurse’s role through palliative care
11:50 am - 12:35 pmLUNCH BREAK/EXHIBIT HALL/POSTERS
Beginning Track: Most appropriate for technicians with limited oncology experience.
Advanced Track: Most appropriate for technicians with advanced oncology experience.
12:35 pm - 1:25 pm Samantha Fritz(Beginning Track) Chemo side effects
12:35 pm - 1:25 pm Casey Foster(Advanced Track) Paraneoplastic Syndromes
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Kim Albin(Beginning Track) Lymphoma vs. Leukemia
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm Dr. Anne Avery (Advanced Track) Molecular Diagnostics
2:20 pm - 2:40 pmBREAK/EXHIBIT HALL/POSTERS
2:40 pm - 3:30 pm Aspen Schreiner(Beginning Track) Cryosurgery: A super COOL treatment option
2:40 pm - 3:30 pm Brooke Quesnell(Advanced Track) Electrochemotherapy
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm BREAK/EXHIBIT HALL/POSTERS
4:00 pm - 4:50 pm Jenny FisherChemotherapy Safety & Handling
5:30 pm - 6:00 pmAdoptive T-Cell therapy: Harnessing a dog's own immune system to fight cancer
Sponsor Presentation: Elias Animal Health
6:00 pm - 8:15 pmDr. Kelsey PohlmannAdvancements in veterinary radiation oncology - Clinical applications for veterinary technicians

Saturday, October 17, 2020

 

TIMESESSION/PRESENTERTOPIC
10:15 am - 11:05 amMadeline EdererDelving into diagnostic imaging
11:15 am - 12:00 am Case Report Presentations Sponsored by Best Pet Rx
11:15 am - 11:45 amCustomized solutions for supportive therapy in oncology patients - Case overviews
presented by Brian Morgan
Sponsored Presentation: Best Pet Rx
11:45 am - 12:00 pm Rachael Rail Case Report:
Giving up the commitment to the probable: Durable remission in a case of feline large cell GI lymphoma
12:00 pm - 12:45 pmLUNCH BREAK/EXHIBITS/POSTERS
12:45 pm - 1:35 pmDr. Zachary NeumannCancer grading & staging: Understanding the basics
1:40 pm - 2:30 pm Dr. Andi FloryOncology emergencies
2:40 pm - 3:30 pmPam JonesMast cell tumors - What your mother didn't tell you.
3:30 pm - 4:00 pm EXHIBITS/POSTERS
4:00 pm - 4:50 pmNicole ShueyAnesthesia and analgesia for oncology patients
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm Danielle DeCormierTechnician or therapist: Communication through grief
6:40 pm - 7:10 pm Brooke QuesnellHow to become a VTS
7:15 pm - 8:15 pmClosing Event