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.


Feline Endoscopy Week 

(July 12 - 15, 2021) - Colorado State University

Do you want to incorporate the latest endoscopic techniques for your feline patients? Partnered with the AAFP Colorado State University is offering a feline exclusive endoscopy week dedicated to teaching important endoscopic skills. MORE INFORMATION

(AAFP Member 10% Discount Code: AAFP2900)


LAVC 

(March 29 - April 1, 2021) – Virtual Conference

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

March 30, 2021:

  • The Wheezing Cat: Lower Respiratory Disease
  • Cats Do Not Limp: Chronic Pain In The Older Cat
  • The Kidney And The Parathyroid

March 31, 2021:

  • Driving The Complicated Older Cat
  • Update On FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis): Reasons For Optimism
  • Update On Retrovirus

AAHA Veterinary Visionaries: Changemakers

(April 7, 2021) – Free Virtual Event

Let's celebrate unsung heroes of 2020! Join Veterinary Changemakers on April 7 (12-3 pm ET) to hear stories of unsung heroes in all roles who found creative hacks, stepped outside job descriptions, and changed things for the better during the pandemic.

Session #1 | 12:00 – 12:50 pm ET:

Hacks from the 2020 trenches

  • From the parking lot to the comfort room, crisis brought out the inner MacGyver in veterinary teams everywhere. Hear true tales from the frontlines of teams who improvised (safely and within AAHA standards, of course) to come up with "hacks" that worked under challenging circumstances.

Session #2 | 1:00 – 1:50 pm ET:

Veterinary team reshuffle—How 2020 changed the way we work

  • Team members took on new skills and stepped out of their normal duties as the pandemic forced many to re-evaluate roles and responsibilities. Hear how unsung heroes quickly adapted, and how hospitals are altering staff roles and getting creative with showing appreciation for their teams.

Session #3 | 2:00 – 2:50 pm ET:

Enough is enough—How to reimagine a sustainable career in veterinary medicine

  • It's no secret that despite passion for our work, veterinarians, technicians, and oth er team members struggle financially and emotionally with the strain of this career. How might we reimagine veterinary practice to address the wellbeing of more diverse teams and improve sustainability in our profession?

VMX

(June 5 - 9, 2021) - Orlando, Florida

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

June 6, 2021:

  • Tackling Feline Pain: Management of Chronic Osteoarthritis: 8:00 - 9:15am EST
  • Stress and Chronic Conditions in Felines: 1:45 - 2:35PM EST
  • Quality of Life from the Cat Perspective: Engaging Owners and Determining Treatment Decisions: 2:50 - 3:40PM EST
  • Update on Feline Viruses: FIP and FeLV in 2021: 4:00 - 5:00PM EST

Speaker: Audrey Cook, BVM&S, MRCVS, MSc Vet Ed, DACVIM, DECVIM, DABVP (Feline)

  • Feline Diabetic Remission: 9:55 - 10:55am EST

Virtual (On-Demand):

Speaker: Jessica M. Quimby, DVM, PhD, DACVIM

  • Using Gabapentin in Feline Patients
  • How I Assess the Senior Cat
  • Updates on Evidence-Based Management of Feline CKD

CVE Feline Medicine Distance Education

(February 1, 2021 - November 30, 2022)

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

  • Stress and Chronic Conditions in Felines – 1:45-2:35PM EST
  • Quality of Life from the Cat Perspective: Engaging Owners and Determining Treatment Decisions – 2:50-3:40PM EST
  • Update on Feline Viruses: FIP and FeLV in 2021 – 4:00-5:00PM EST