2020 Conference Schedule

Friday, April 24

VET | TECH, MGR., WET LAB

Saturday, April 25

VET/WET LAB | TECH, SUPPORT, MGR.

Sunday, April 26

VET/TECH | FULL TEAM, MGR./VET, SUPPORT/MGR.

Friday, April 24

Breakfast Sponsor: Purina
TIME Vet I
Sable AB
Vet II
Sable CD
Vet III
Halifax BC
8:30 - 10:00
  • Dr. Judy Rochette
  • Decisions, Decisions.
    Does This Tooth Need Extracting?
  • Scil
  • Dr. Ameet Singh
  • Suture Choices, Seroma Prevention and Secure Knots!
  • Dispomed
  • Dr. Jinelle Webb
  • Leptospirosis in the Dog… and Cat!
  • Zoetis
BREAK
10:00 - 10:30
Zoetis
10:30 - noon
  • Dr. Judy Rochette
  • What's Black & White & Read All Over? Dental Radiographic Interpretation incl. Challenging Cases
  • Scil
  • Dr. Ameet Singh
  • Urinary Surgery for the Practitioner: Cystotomy, Perineal & Scrotal Urethrostomy
  • Dispomed
  • Dr. Jinelle Webb
  • A Review of Diabetes Mellitus in Cats and Dogs
  • Zoetis
LUNCH
12:00 - 1:30
Summit
1:30 - 3:00
  • Dr. Judy Rochette
  • The Young and the Old.
    Dental Pathology or Variation of Normal?
  • Dechra
  • Dr. Louis-Philippe de Lorimier
  • Cannabis and pets: a Pot of Gold?
  • Elanco
  • Dr. Jinelle Webb
  • An Overview of Canine Hyperadrenocorticism
  • Dechra
BREAK
3:00 - 3:30
Summit
3:30 - 5:00
  • Dr. Judy Rochette
  • And Now it's Your Turn.
    Critical Review of Home Care Products Including Dental Diets
  • Dechra
  • Dr. Louis-Philippe de Lorimier
  • Let's Talk About Sacs (anal)
  • Elanco
  • Dr. Jinelle Webb
  • Endoscopy Advice for the General Practitioner
  • Dechra
5:00-6:30

Reception: Exhibitor's Hall   Sponsor: Purina 

Prize Draw: Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel weekend for two

6:30 EVTA Meeting - Harbourstone Restaurant
7:00 AVC Reunion - Murphy's on the Water

 Friday cont'd...

TIME Tech I
Compass
Tech II
Halifax A
Manager
Acadia
8:30-10:15
(Tech)

8:30-9:45
(Mgr.)
  • Monique Feyrecilde
  • The Science of Learning: Classical Conditioning, Desensitization, Operant Conditioning and ABC's of Behaviour
  • Dispomed
  • Tasha McNerney
  • Ins and Outs of the Anesthetic Machine
  • Vetoquinol
  • Susan Savage
  • Employee & Leadership Engagement
  • IDEXX
BREAK  10:15-10:45 9:45-10:15
Zoetis
10:45-noon
(Tech)

10:15-noon
(Mgr.)
  • Monique Feyrecilde
  • The Science of Learning: Applied Knowledge, Case Examples for Behaviour
  • Dispomed
  • Tasha McNerney
  • Avoiding the Hypos in Veterinary Anesthesia (Hypothermia/Hypotension)
  • Vetoquinol 
  • Susan Savage
  • Engagement Based on Strengths Leadership
  • IDEXX
LUNCH
12:00-1:30
Summit
1:30-3:15
(Tech)

1:30-2:45
(Mgr.)
  • Monique Feyrecilde
  • Preventing Behavioural Relinquishment in 2020 – Canine and Feline
  • CDMV
  • Candice Hoerner
  • Am I Imagining Things?
    How to recognize and chart oral pathology
  • Western
  • Susan Savage
  • Critical Competencies for a Star Practice Manager Workshop
    Part I
  • Boehringer
BREAK  3:15-3:45 2:45-3:15
Summit
3:45-5:00
(Tech)

3:15-5:00
(Mgr.)
  • Monique Feyrecilde
  • Helping Clients Understand Anxious Pets
  • CDMV
  • Candice Hoerner
  • Dental Info for Technicians
    X-ray Vision for the Super Hero
  • Western
  • Susan Savage
  • Critical Competencies for a Star Practice Manager Workshop
    Part II
  • Boehringer
5:00-6:30

Reception: Exhibitor's Hall   Sponsor: Purina

Prize Draw: Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel weekend for two

6:30 EVTA Meeting - Harbourstone Restaurant
7:00 AVC Reunion - Murphy's on the Water

 

Saturday, April 25

Yoga Yoga: 6:45 am - Sable rooms (mats will be provided if you do not have your own).
Merck
5K Fun Run 5K Fun Run: starts 6:50 am -Meet outside of the Sable rooms, 1st floor near water entrance. Snacks and refreshments will be provided and there is no charge for these events. Sign up at the Registration desk at any time. Participating prizes will be drawn.
Purina
Breakfast Sponsor:  Bayer Logo 2019
TIME Vet I
Sable AB
Vet II
Halifax BC
Vet III
Sable CD
Wet Lab (Techs)
Atlantic
8:30-10:00
(Vet)

8:30-10:15
(Tech)
  • Dr. Judy Rochette
  • Dogs are NOT Big Cats. CUPS, Eosinophilic Granulomas and Resorptive Lesions
  • Hills
  • Dr. Michele Gaspar
  • Analyzing Analytes: Getting the Most From Your Cats Bloodwork
  • Zoetis
  • Dr. Jinelle Webb
  • 2019 AAHA Canine Lifestage Guidelines Session
    Part I
  •  IDEXX 
  • Dr. Shelley Burton, Dr. Sandra McConkey & Ellen McMahon
    Mining Your Patient's Liquid Gold - Urinalysis Part I
  • Royal Canin
BREAK  10:00-10:30 10:15-10:45
Bayer Logo 2019
10:30-noon
(Vet)

10:45-noon
(Tech)
  • Dr. Judy Rochette
  • Complicated Dental Cases and All that Go With them (Tiny Dogs, Brachycephalic, etc.)
  •  Hills
  • Dr. Michele Gaspar
  • Sneezing, Snorking, Coughing & Wheezing: Upper and Lower Respiratory Dx in Cats
  • Zoetis
  • Dr. Jinelle Webb
  • 2019 AAHA Canine Lifestage Guidelines Session
    Part II
  •  IDEXX  
  • Dr. Shelley Burton, Dr. Sandra McConkey & Ellen McMahon
    Mining Your Patient's Liquid Gold - Urinalysis Part II
  • Royal Canin
LUNCH
12:00 - 1:30
Boehringer
1:30-3:00
(Vet)

1:30-3:15
(Tech)
  • Dr. Ameet Singh
  • Cholecystectomy: Biliary surgery for the practitioner!
  • Elanco
  • Dr. Michele Gaspar
  • Beyond Hairballs – Feline GI Dx and Hepatobiliary & Pancreatic Disorders
  • Royal Canin
  • Louis-Philippe de Lorimier
  • The Many Faces of Lymphoma
  •  IDEXX 
  • Dr. Shelley Burton, Dr. Sandra McConkey & Ellen McMahon
    Mining Your Patient's Liquid Gold - Urinalysis Part I
  • Royal Canin
BREAK  3:00-3:30 3:15-3:45
Bayer Logo 2019
3:30-5:00
(Vet)

3:45-5:00
(Tech)
  • Dr. Ameet Singh
  • Current Mgmt. of Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Disease
  • Elanco
  • Dr. Michele Gaspar
  • It's More (Maybe) than CKD: Feline Renal Disease
  • Royal Canin
  • Louis-Philippe de Lorimier
  • Diagnosing Cancer:
    What's New?
  •  IDEXX 
  • Dr. Shelley Burton, Dr. Sandra McConkey & Ellen McMahon
    Mining Your Patient's Liquid Gold - Urinalysis Part II
  • Royal Canin
5:00-6:00 Reception - Exhibitor's Hall   Summit
Prize Draws: Various Industry draws -$500 Visa Gift Card from APVC

 Saturday cont'd...

TIME Tech I
Halifax A
Tech II
Compass
Support Staff
Annapolis
Managers
Acadia
8:30-10:15
(Tech)

8:30-9:45
(Mgr./SS)
  • Tasha McNerney
  • Choose Your Own Adventure: Anesthetic Case Studies
  • Vetoquinol
  • Monique Feyrecilde
  • Cooperative Care: Pet Owner and Veterinary Team Working Together For Better Treatment
    Part I
  • CDMV
  • Debbie Lawrence
  • Communication: Four Common Styles & Understanding Non-Verbal Cues
  • CDMV
  • Dr. Cindy Adams
  • The Science of Compliance: Examination of the Talk that Helps or Hinders our Ability to Treat
    Part I
  •  Dechra
BREAK    10:15-10:45 10:15-10:45 9:45-10:15
Bayer Logo 2019
10:45-noon
(Tech I/II)

10:15-noon
(Mgr./SS)
  • Tasha McNerney
  • Breed Specific Considerations for Anesthesia
  • Vetoquinol
  • Monique Feyrecilde
  • Cooperative Care: Pet Owner and Veterinary Team Working Together For Better Treatment
    Part II
  • CDMV
  • Debbie Lawrence
  • Listening Techniques & Understanding Conflict. Strategies for Building Effective Customer Interactions in 2020
  • CDMV
  • Dr. Cindy Adams
  • The Science of Compliance: Examination of the Talk that Helps or Hinders our Ability to Treat
    Part II
  • Dechra
LUNCH
12:00-1:30
Boehringer
1:30-3:15
(Tech/SS)

1:30-2:45
(Mgr.)
  • Tasha McNerney
  • Top Anesthesia Myths
  • APVC
  • Candice Hoerner
  • Fun With Dental Instrumentation
  • CDMV
  • Monique Feyrecilde
  • Pet's Eye View of a Clinic Visit
  • Vetoquinol
  • Dr. Cindy Adams
  • Leading with Integrity: A Personal & Professional Workshop for Veterinary Leaders
    Part I
  • Merck
BREAK 3:15-3:45 3:15-3:45 2:45-3:15
Bayer Logo 2019
3:45-5:00
(Tech/SS)

3:15-5:00
(Mgr.)
  • Tasha McNerney
  • After Anesthesia: Ways We Can Help with Acute and Chronic Pain
  • APVC
  • Candice Hoerner
  • Current Dental Cleaning Techniques
  • CDMV
  • Monique Feyrecilde
  • Practical Behaviour Modifications and Nail Trim Magic!
  • Vetoquinol
  • Dr. Cindy Adams
  • Leading with Integrity: A Personal & Professional Workshop for Veterinary Leaders
    Part II
  • Merck
5:00-6:00 Reception - Exhibitor's Hall   Summit
Prize Draws: Various Industry draws -$500 Visa Gift Card from APVC

 

Sunday, April 26

Breakfast Sponsor: Bayer Logo 2019
TIME Vet I
Sable AB
Vet II
Sable CD
Tech I
Halifax A
8:30-10:00
  • Dr. Ameet Singh
  • GI Surgery: Tips and Tricks to
    Reduce Complications
  • Scil
  • Louis-Philippe de Lorimier
  • Cancer Therapy: Sometimes There are Side Effects
  • Trupanion
  • Candice Hoerner
  • Anesthesia Management in the Dental Patient
  • Hills
BREAK
10:00 - 10:30
Dispomed
10:30-noon
  • Dr. Ameet Singh
  • Common Surgical Procedures of the Head & Neck: Salivary Gland Removal & Laryngeal Paralysis
  • Scil
  • Louis-Philippe de Lorimier
  • What Every Vet Should Know & Do Regarding Cancer
  • Trupanion
  • Candice Hoerner
  • The Dental Concierge: How to Advocate for the Pet and the Practice with Gold Standards
  • Hills
LUNCH
12:00 - 1:30
Keynote Speaker (Full Team): David Andrews – Horseback with Heroes Elanco 
1:30-2:30
  • Dr. Ameet Singh
  • Controversies in Gonadectomy:
    Why? How? When?
  • Scil
  • Louis-Philippe de Lorimier
  • Cancer Drug Repositioning:
    Old Drugs, New Tricks
  • Merck
  • Candice Hoerner
  • Check MEOWT: Top Feline Oral Health Conditions
  • Hills
2:30-3:00 Closing Awards and Draws (Halifax Ballrooms ABC)
  Prize Draws: APVC Prizes, Visa Gift Cards, $1000, $750 and two $500. Also an Apple iPad

 Sunday cont'd...

TIME Full Team
Halifax BC
Full Team
Acadia ABC
Full Team
Annapolis
8:30-10:00
  • Dr. Michele Gaspar
  • Mindful Practice: Attending to Ourselves, Our Clients & Our Patients
  • Zoetis
  • David Andrews
  • Organizational Culture & Resilience Workshop
    Part I
  •  Boehringer
  • Dr. Cindy Adams
  • How to Build a Relationship, Discover What Clients Want & How to Work Toward a Joint Mgmt Plan Part I
  •  Merck
BREAK
10:00 - 10:30
Dispomed
10:30-noon
  • Dr. Michele Gaspar
  • Burning Bright, Not Burning Out
  • Zoetis
  • David Andrews
  • Organizational Culture & Resilience Workshop
    Part II
  • Boehringer
  • Dr. Cindy Adams
  • How to Build a Relationship, Discover What Clients Want & How to Work Toward a Joint Mgmt Plan Part II
  •  Merck
LUNCH
12:00 - 1:30
Keynote Speaker (Full Team): David Andrews – Horseback with Heroes Elanco
1:30-2:30
  • Dr. Michele Gaspar
  • Using Mindfulness: Healthy Professional & Personal Lives
  • Hills
  • Acadia ABC
    Dr. Cindy Adams
  • Toward Human Sustainability: How to Enable More Thriving at Work
  •  Merck
2:30-3:00 Closing Awards and Draws (Halifax Ballrooms ABC)
  Prize Draws: APVC Prizes, Visa Gift Cards, $1000, $750 and two $500. Also an Apple iPad

 Exhibitor's Schedule Wifi Sponsor Student Sponsorship Event Sponsors
Friday: 9:45 am – 6:30 pm
Saturday: 9:45 am – 6:00 pm


Charging Station Sponsors:
Friday - Hills
Saturday - IDEXX
Sunday - Boehringer Ingelheim

Lanyards & Bags: Elanco

Wifi
Friday & Sunday: Purina

Saturday:
Dechra

Royal Canin Fun Run:
Purina
 
Yoga:
Merck
Save the date for APVC 2021
April 23–25, 2021

APVC Committee on Arrangements:
Courtney Sherlock
PO Box 310, Eastern Passage, NS B3G 1M6
Email: courtney.sherlock@apvc.ca Tel: 902-483-2034

Last update: February 12, 2020