"On Site" Registration now in progress
August 14, 2016
As veterinarians, often wish we had more to offer our patients concerning
challenges with the "heart". This is especially true when their owners are not able to take
advantage of available referral services.
Come join us for Dr. Blount's well known "Practical Cardiology" Seminar. Don't miss
the latest information and updates in Veterinary Cardiology. You'll gather a wealth of cardiac care
knowledge you can put to use immediately in your clinic, plus fulfill your total 2016 CE requirement.
We'll cover topics in cardiology most commonly seen in small animal practice,
focusing on diagnosis and treatment in the trenches. For example, you'll learn about:
- Is the cough cardiac, respiratory or both?
- When does your patient need pimobendan and when is it not appropriate?
- What do the squiggly lines on the ECG really mean?
- What are the latest CPR Guidelines recommended by the 2012 RECOVER Advisory Board?
- How do you keep staff trained and ready for CPR to maximize patient survival?
- How do you tell the difference between an ejection murmur and a holosystolic murmur (we will review audio of murmurs and
Your registration fee includes:
- 17 hours of Continuing Education
- an electronic Proceedings on flash drive, including all Power Point slides and client handouts
- in-clinic forms (cardiac history and exam, ECG and echocardiogram interpretation)
- handy reference charts for emergency drugs, treating arrhythmias, reading radiographs and
EKGs, interpreting fluid analysis, etc.
- special laboratory submission forms
- access to download the proceedings in .pdf format after the seminar
- plus a continental breakfast and hot lunch provided each day at no charge
Printed Proceedings may be purchased for an additional charge of $50.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Wendy Blount
As a companion animal veterinarian based in Nacogdoches, Texas, Dr. Wendy Blount
treats dogs and cats only.
She is Residency trained in Small Animal Internal Medicine. Dr. Blount conducts Continuing Education
Seminars for small animal
veterinarians, veterinary technicians and animal control officers. As well, Dr. Blount has recently
served on faculty at Duquesne University, and
as Medical Director for O'Malley PET (Preventing Euthanasia Together) and SpayNeuterNac.
Dr. Blount has been the recipient of several prestigious awards including 2012 TVMA Companion Animal Practitioner of the
Year, the 2011 Bilderback Award for support of the animal sheltering community and the 2004 TAVP Clinical Referral and Consultation
Dr. Blount's Seminar Ratings...
After each of Dr. Blount's Seminars, attendees are asked to
anonymously complete a survey by answering questions with scores from 0 up to 10. Below are some of
the questions and their 3 year to date score average:
- How would you rate the Seminar overall?
- How "practical" was the seminar information you learned?
- Was the seminar knowledge a good value based on your attendance fee?
- Did Dr. Blount covey information in a clear, simple, concise
and easy-to-understand manner? 9.8
- Do you feel this seminar is one you would recommend to your
The following comments are similar to those most
have about Dr. Blount's "Practical" Seminars:
Thillai Koothan, DVM - Houston, TX
- I learned a lot from the recent seminar. Dr. Blount has a wealth of knowledge and experience
and passes it on very well to the Attendees.
Really enjoyed it. Good everyday info from someone in the trenches who
understands owner finances and all the other complex factors besides patient
illness. Tanna Villarreal, DVM -
I really enjoyed Dr Blount's seminar this weekend. It contained so much practical information that
I can go back to the clinic and use immediately.
Sharon Phillips, DVM - Tyler, TX
Dr. Blount is impressive on the Texas Vet's List,
but more so in person. Ray Allen, DVM - Alpine, TX