American Association of Feline Practitioners

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Tracks at Other Conferences

AAFP Tracks at Other Conferences

The AAFP is continuing to be recognized as the leader in feline health and education. To this end, the AAFP has continuing education tracks at many other major veterinary conferences throughout the year. Below are the conferences, session titles and speakers. For more information, please visit the individual conference websites.



Cat Congress
(June 21 - 23, 2019) - Sau Paulo, Brazil

June 21, 2019

Speaker: Margie Scherk, DVM, DABVP (Feline)

  • The Feline Friendly Practice: Tools for Providing the Best Medical Care (Part 1)
  • The Feline Friendly Practice: Tools for Providing the Best Medical Care (Part 2)
  • Feline Analgesia
  • Meeting the Nutritional Needs of Senior Cats
  • Screening Seniors: Integrating Early Detection Programs to Benefit Your Patients and Practice


AVMA Convention 2019 (August 2 - 6, 2019) - Washington, D.C.

Speaker: Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, MS, ABVP (Feline)

  • Calm Cat Encounters: Making Better Medicine Possible


Fetch dvm360 (August 23 - 26, 2019) - Kansas City, MO

Speaker: Mark Epstein, DVM, DABVP (Canine/Feline), DAAPM, CVPP

  • Pain Physiology & Feline Neuropathic Pain Conditions
  • Update on NSAIDs & Opioids in Feline Pain Management
  • Updates on Adjunctive Pain Modifying Drugs in Cats
  • Local Anesthesia and Loco-regional Techniques in Cats
  • Peri-Surgical and Chronic Pain Protocols - Mine and Yours
  • Pain Clinical Measurement Instruments (CMI's): Concept to Clinic


ACVC (October 14 - 17, 2019) - Atlantic City, NJ

October 15, 2019

Speaker: Kelly St. Denis, MSc, DVM, DABVP (Feline)

  • Feline Blood Pressure Monitoring: Who, What, Where, When, and Why
  • Feline Check-ups: Tips for a Less Stressful and More Complete Exam
  • Claw Counseling: Living in Harmony with Clawed Cats
  • Feline Onychectomy: What We Know and What We Don’t Know
  • Optimal Nutrition: The Cornerstone of Healthy Feline Aging
  • Understanding and Treating FIC

October 16, 2019

Speaker: Kelly St. Denis, MSc, DVM, DABVP (Feline)

  • Preventive Care Programs for the Aging Feline: Let’s Go To The Doctor!
  • Feline CKD: A Practical Approach to the IRIS Staging
  • Feline CKD: Sound Therapeutic Goals

Speaker: Laura Garrett, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

  • Cytology for the Feline Practitioner (Part 1)
  • Cytology for the Feline Practitioner (Part 2)
  • Feline Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

October 17, 2019

Speaker: Laura Garrett, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

  • Top Ten Cat Chemotherapy Tips
  • Common Cutaneous Cat Tumors
  • Communicating with Cat Owners: Key Concepts for Clients and Clinic Collaboration
  • Feline Oncology: Cats Are Not Small Dogs
  • A Review and Update on Feline Lymphoma
  • Feline Mediastinal Masses: Diagnosis and Treatment Options

Fetch, dvm360 (December 12 - 15, 2019) - San Diego, CA

Speaker: Jamie M. Burkitt Creedon, DVM, DACVECC

  • Cats Are Not Chew Toys: Managing Thoracic Trauma in the Emergency Room
  • Pnewmocat!: Managing Peri- and Post-Anesthetic Complications
  • Analgesia for Hospitalized Cats: Life Without Methadone
  • Shock Fluid Therapy for Cats
  • Dissyine DKA: Updates for the Feline Practitioner
  • Emergency Management of Urethral Obstruction: Keeping Them Unblocked

CVE Feline Medicine Distance Education (February 1, 2020 - November 2021)

This intensive online course is designed to reinforce, deepen and broaden your knowledge of feline medicine in a practical, interactive and enjoyable way. RACE approved for 344 CE Credits.

Speakers: Jessica Quimby, BA (Anthropology & Zoology), DVM, DACVIM, PhD and Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline)