North CarolinaAcademy of Small Animal Medicine

N.C.'s First Online Academy of Small Animal Medicine

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Our Next Event: October 5, 2016

Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics

This month's one day meeting speaker is Randy Lynn, DVM, MS, Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Pharmacology and a Fellow of the American Academy of Veterinary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. This meeting is sponsored by Merck and runs from 8:30am to 4:30pm with CE certificate, printed notes, and lunch. All Veterinarians, technicians and support staff are invited to attend. Membership in NCASAM will allow you to access the notes archive of meeting materials from 1982 to today but is not a prerequisite for attendance.

Welcome to the NCASAM website! This association of veterinarians, formed in 1970, is a non-profit organization whose purpose and objectives includes the advancement of the individual's skills and knowledge of small animal medicine and surgery through post-graduate study; the promotion of the highest standards of veterinary medicine and services; and the promotion of fellowship opportunities for veterinarians with similar interests.
Click here for directions to the Dennis Wicker Civic Center in Sanford, NC

Upcoming Events

November 2, 2016

What's New in Canine and Feline Medicine

Internal Medicine: What's New in Canine and Feline Medicine. Speakers include: John McCall, MS, PhD, Professor Emeritus, University of Georgia speaking on "Repellency against Mosquitoes reduces Heartworm Transmission" for 1 hour CE, Carol A. Ferguson, DVM Veterinary Services Manager, Ceva Animal Health speaking on "Double Defense Heartworm Protocol" for 0.5 hr CE, Byron Blagburn, MS, PhD , Auburn University speaking on : Canine Heartworm Disease: How You should respond to new information and new Strategies" for 1.5 hours CE, followed by a Panel Discussion on Heartworms moderated by Dr. Ferguson for 0.5 hours CE and lunch. Michael Lappin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, from Colorado State University speaking on "Feline Medicine Update I" for 1.5 hours CE, Carol A. Ferguson speaking on "Pheromones in Practice" for 0.5 hours CE, and Michael Lappin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, speaking on "Feline Medicine Update II" for 1.5 hours CE followed by closing remarks by < Mike Newell, Sales Manager-Southeast Region Ceva Animal Health . This meeting carries a total of 7 hours of CE, 2 breaks, lunch and CE certificate and all veterinarians are welcome to attend.

December 7, 2016

Dermatology

Candace Sousa DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice), DACVD will be speaking on Dermatology from 8:30 am to 4:30pm with lunch, CE certificate and notes provided. Topics include: 1. Treating Bacterial Skin Infections in Light of Increasing Resistance: Is the Sky Falling? 2. Demodicosis – What’s New? 3. Updates on the Pathophysiology of Allergic Skin Disease 4 Controlling Pruritus – Are Corticosteroids Old School? 5. Cats Get Skin Disease, Too 6. Common Questions in Dermatology 7. Introduction to Monoclonal Antibodies This meeting is sponsored by Zoetis

February 1, 2017

To be announced

Save the date for our first one day meeting for 2017. Speaker and topic to be announced.

Please be advised that, despite the fact that the Academy has already posted notes for the speakers for this upcoming meeting, speakers are infrequently subject to change due to emergencies or other circumstances beyond the Academy's control. While last-minute speaker changes are rare, the Academy does not guarantee in any way that any particular speaker will actually speak at the upcoming meeting.