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A Day in the Life of the ER: Practical Emergency Medicine

August 17, 2006

The UC Davis chapter of the Student Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Society (SVECCS) will host its annual symposium Oct. 7-8, 2006 in the brand new Gladys Valley Hall.

This year's theme is “A Day in the Life of the ER: Practical Emergency Medicine.”

Members of the School of Veterinary Medicine faculty will present such topics as:

Managing the Avian Emergency & Critical Care Patient
Fluid Therapy in Critically Ill Patients
Laboratory Assessment of Critically Ill Patients
Eye Emergencies
Managing Seizures and Status Epilepticus
Rattlesnake Injuries
Bleeding Disorders 

Dr.DouglassThe keynote speaker and guest presenter is Dr. Douglass Macintire, DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC. She is a faculty member at the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine and co-author of the Manual of Small Animal Emergency & Critical Care Medicine. 

This symposium is suitable for veterinarians, veterinary technicians and veterinary students. Participants who attend both days of the symposium will be awarded 13 CE units. The symposium fee includes instruction, proceedings and some meals.

About the speaker

Dr. Douglass Macintire graduated from Texas A&M University in 1980 with a DVM degree. In 1984,she completed a residency in Small Animal Medicine at Auburn University, where she also received a Master of Science degree in Veterinary Medicine. She is a Diplomate of ACVIM,and, in 1990, she became the first individual to pass the certification examination issued by the ACVECC. She is presently a professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine and co-director of the Critical Care Service at Auburn University. She also serves as the Small Animal Editor for the Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian. Dr.Macintire has spoken extensively to national and international audiences on subjects pertaining to emergency medicine,critical care and infectious diseases .

For information on how to register, contact