2023 Winter Conference Proceedings

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Pre-confernce CE dinner, separate registration required
Low Stress Veterinary Visits – Dr. Laura Bahns

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

General SessionPurpose-Driven Leadership – Dr. Latonia Craig

Companion Animal
Chronic Vomiting in Cats - Dr. Christopher G. Byers
Urethral Obstruction in Male Cats - Dr. Christopher G. Byers
Immune-Mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA) in Cats - Dr. Christopher G. Byers
Shock in Cats - Dr. Christopher G. Byers
Diabetic Ketoacidosis in Cats - Dr. Christopher G. Byers

Practice Management
Practice Ownership: Key Financial Considerations – Mr. Josh Ervasti
Reputation Management in the Digital Age – Ms. Erin Wilgenbusch

Overview of Chondrodysplastic Dwarf Calves – Dr. Scott Radke
Vitamin A in Cattle & Weak Calf Syndrome – Dr. Scott Radke
Surgical Conditions of Bovine Neonates – Dr. Enoch Meira
Updates on Passive Immunity & Clinical Conditions of Neonatal Calves – Dr. Enoch Meira

Equine Dental Anatomy & Physiology– Dr. Jeff Reiswig
The Equine Dental Exam – Dr. Jeff Reiswig
Obtaining & Interpreting Equine Dental Radiographs – Dr. Jeff Reiswig
Common Dental Therapies: Odontoplasty, Periodontal Therapy & Extraction – Dr. Jeff Reiswig
When to Refer: Recognizing Opportunities & Limitations – Dr. Jeff Reiswig

Hot Topics
Creating Your Core Values to Drive the Culture You Want - Dr. Nels Lindberg
Hiring and Firing - 20 Years of In the Trenches Real-World Experience – Dr. Nels Lindberg
Creating Healthy Conflict and Having Successful Crucial Conversations -  Dr. Nels Lindberg
Building Invincible Trusting Teams That Last​ – Dr. Nels Lindberg

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Companion Animal
Compounding-Where Do We Stand Now? – Dr. Butch KuKanich
Cannabinoids in Small Animal Medicine – Dr. Butch KuKanich
NSAIDs – How to Minimize Adverse Effects, But Maintain Efficacy – Dr. Butch KuKanich
Opioids – What Was Old is New & What is New Was Old – Dr. Butch KuKanich
Glucocorticoids-Who, What, When, Where, Why & How? – Dr. Butch KuKanich
The Opioid Epidemic & Its Impact on Veterinary Medicine – Dr. Butch KuKanich

Public Health
Vector Born Disease Threats Through a One Health Lens – Dr. Jenna Bjork & Dr. Lyric Bartholomay
Wildlife Health & the Zoonotic Risk Landscape in Iowa – Dr. Rachel Ruden
Proposed CDC Healthy Dog Importation Act  – Dr. David Schmitt
Canine Brucellosis-A Public Health Threat – Dr. David Schmitt
Hot Milk: “Re-emerging” Hot Topics & Hot Takes – Dr. Delaine Quaresma
2023 Legislative Hot Topics: Veterinarians & Public Health – Ms. Jennifer Dorman

US Swine Health Improvement Plan, Enroute to Codification in 2024 – Dr. Rodger Main
Update & Progress Report on CSSC Training Program – Dr. Justin Brown
Effect of Pen Size on Pig Behavior Related to Oral Fluid Sampling– Dr. Greg Tarasiuk
Use of Aggregate Samples for Swine Disease Surveillance – Dr. Betsy Armenta-Leyva
ISU VDL Update – Progress in Building Our Future Today! – Dr. Rodger Main
What We Are Seeing at the ISU VDL – Dr. Mike Rahe
IDALS Regulatory Update – Dr. Jeff Kaisand
Delivering Dramatic Health Improvement through Gene Editing-The PRRS Resistant Pigs – Dr. Matt Culbertson
Feeding the E. coli Challenged Pig: What We Have Learned to Date – Ms. Amanda Gerhart
Creating a Path to More Sustainable Pork – Dr. Chris Hostetler
Science of Pathogen Mitigation in Livestock Feed – Dr. Jordan Gebhardt
Precision Livestock Farming (PLF) Technology – Dr. Anna K. Johnson

Veterinary Technicians
The Inside Look of Radiology – Ms. Amanda J. Pitts RVT
Cytology Techniques – Dr. Denise Wunn
The ABCs of the CBC: What, When & Why – Dr. Kimberly Scully
The ABCs & 123s of the CBC – Dr. Denise Wunn

It’s a Gut Thing I – Dr. Micah Kohles
It’s a Gut Thing II – Dr. Micah Kohles
Food for Thought! Foraging Enrichment in Exotic Companion Animals – Dr. Micah Kohles
Exotic Companion Mammal Critical Care Nutrition - Dr. Micah Kohles
Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV2) - Dr. Micah Kohles
What is That? Exotics in Your Practice! – Dr. Micah Kohles

Federal Accreditation
- Proceedings Are Not Provided for this Session
Module 7: Foreign Animal Disease Detection in Category I Animals – Dr. Andrea Holmes
Module 5: Vesicular Diseases – Dr. Bailey Goos
Module 12: Animal Disease Traceability – Dr. Andrea Holmes
Module 1: Introduction to the New National Veterinary Accreditation Program – Dr. Jessica Young
Module 11: Sheep and Goats: Disease Awareness and Health Certificates – Dr. Bailey Goos
Module 8: International Movement of Horses – Dr. Jessica Young