MVMA Winter Meeting

Friday, February 3rd 2023 9:00am-4:30pm
Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland, Maine 
7 CEUs


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Track 1: General Anesthesia Management Strategies for the General Practitioner (6 CEUs)

Dr. Stephanie A. Hon, DVM, DACVAA
Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Sciences
Section of Anesthesiology and Pain Management 
Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine 

Dr. Stephanie Hon is currently an Assistant Professor at Cornell University in the Section of Anesthesia and Pain Management. She completed her veterinary training at University of Florida, her rotating internship at Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital, and her anesthesia residency at Cornell University. Dr. Hon's research interests include locoregional and vascular access techniques in pigs, with an emphasis on supporting translational research efforts and bringing those skills and improvements to the clinic.



Lecture Topics:

  • “Premedications” (anticholinergics, tranquilizers, benzodiazepines, alpha-2 agonists, opioids; basic review and interactive case discussion)
  • “Induction Agents” (propofol, dissociative anesthetics, etomidate, alfaxalone; basic review and interactive case discussion)
  • "Anesthetic Complications and Management Strategies” (bradycardia, hypotension, hypoventilation, hypothermia)
  • "Anesthetic Strategies for Comorbidities” (Clinical case presentations for common comorbidities in practice: MVDD, DCM, HCM, BAS, UO) 
  • "Locoregional techniques for the general practitioner” (Ophthalmic blocks, dental blocks, epidural)
  • "Pigs, a new small animal client!" (Prevalence in GP, technical challenges, basic management strategies)

Track 2: Podiatry management for laminitis, navicular syndrome, diseases of the hoof, angular limb deformities, etc. (6 CEUs)

  Craig S. Lesser, CF DVM

 A comprehensive overview of cutting edge techniques used in treatment of a variety of ailments of the hoof.  Many of these diseases were previously career or life ending, however there is now a lot of new tools we can use to increase prognosis in many cases. 








Plus join us for a lunch sponsored by IDEXX! (1 CEU)

Lunch speaker - Rebekah Mack, DVM, DACVIM-SAIM

Dr. Rebekah Mack is a board-certified small animal internist (DACVIM-SAIM). After completing her residency in 2014 she spent several years in private referral practice in Greenville, SC. She joined IDEXX in 2017 as an internal medicine consultant, served as the medical affairs specialist for the renal franchise from 2018-2021, with a current role as the global leader of content development and delivery for medical education. She is currently a candidate for a master’s in education and focused in adult learning and leadership.

 Lecture Topic:

Preventive Care: Step into action; when the routine visit becomes abnormal

Rabies titers now being offered at the meeting ($125). Register here.


Thank you to our generous sponsors!








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