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.



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
  • Dizzying DKA: Updates for the Feline Practitioner
  • Emergency Management of Urethral Obstruction: Keeping Them Unblocked

VMX (January 18 - 22, 2020) - Orlando, FL

Speaker: Deborah Zoran, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

  • Nutrition on Cats: Kittens to Geriatrics
  • Kitten Diarrhea

Speaker: Elke Rudloff, DVM, DACVECC, cVMA

  • The Diabetic-Ketotic CATastrophe
  • Feeding Tubes – How to Place and How to Use
  • Urinary Tract Obstruction: Bad to the Stone

Speaker: Deborah Zoran, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

  • Nutritional Pearls of Wisdom

Speaker: Elke Rudloff, DVM, DACVECC, cVMA

  • The Hypoglycemic Crisis

Fetch, dvm360 (April 2 - 5, 2020) - Baltimore, MD

April 4, 2020

Speaker: Sheilah Robertson, BVMS (Hons), PhD, DECVAA, DACAW, DECAWBM (WSEL), CVA, MRCVS

  • Unraveling the Challenge of Chronic Pain in Cats (Part 1)
  • Unraveling the Challenge of Chronic Pain in Cats (Part 2)
  • New Approaches to Assessing Acute Feline Pain
  • The Big Chill: Why Perioperative Hypothermia is a Cat's Worst Enemy
  • End of Life Care: Making Their Life Good Not Just Longer

April 5, 2020

Speaker: Sarah Heath, BVSc DipECAWBM (BM) CCAB FRCVS

  • Environmental Optimisation in the Feline Home
  • Inter-Cat Tension in Multi-Cat Households
  • Assessing Emotional Health in Cats
  • "My Cat is Grumpy": Understanding Pain Related Behavioural Changes
  • Behavioural Considerations in Feline Obesity and Weight Loss
  • Taking a Behavioural History When Investigating Feline Medicine Cases

CVE Feline Medicine Distance Education (February 1, 2020 - November 30, 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 324 CE Credits.

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


CVE Feline Medicine Interactive Workshop (October 29 - 30, 2019)

This workshop, will be held right before the 2019 AAFP Conference in San Francisco, will cover key areas of feline medicine through interactive presentations including pharmacology (focusing on rational antibiotic therapy); neurology; urology (with an emphasis on ureteral obstruction); cardiology (particularly arrythmias); systemic causes of eye disease and a plethora of case studies to initiate discussion on respiratory, endocrine, gastrointestinal, renal and infectious disease. You also have the option of reviewing/discussing your own cases.

Speakers: Jessica Quimby, BA (Anthropology & Zoology), DVM, DACVIM, PhD and Carolyn O'Brien BVSc (Hons), MVetClinStud, FANZCVS