ODAFF & USDA
Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry
8:30 – 8:40 am / Opening Remarks – Rod Hall, DVM
8:40 – 9:00 am / Johne’s Disease Updates – Gary Stone, DVM
9:00 – 10:00 am / National Veterinary Accreditation Module #31 High-Impact Equine Diseases in the U.S. – USDA/APHIS/VS Staff
10:00 – 10:20 am / Break
10:20 – 10:40 am / Equine Program Update – Piroplasmosis, EHV, EHV Vaccination – Dr. Mike Herrin
10:40 – 11:00 am / Trichomoniasis Update – Dr. Zeke Proctor
11:00 – 11:25 am / Chronic Wasing Disease Update/PED Outbreak at OYE – Dr. Rod Hall, DVM
11:25 – 11:45 am / Intergrated Beef Cattle Program for Veterinarians – OSU Extension – Dr. Rosslyn Biggs
11:45 – 1:15 pm / Lunch On Your Own
1:15 – 1:40 pm / Update on EHV-1 Outbreak at Remington Park – Dr. Beth Ruby
1:40 – 2:05 pm / OADDL Update – Emily Cooper
2:05 – 2:30 pm / Oklahoma State Department of Health Update – Dr. LeMac Morris
2:30 – 2:50 pm / FDA Plan to Remove OTC Medications – Dr. Rod Hall
2:50 – 3:10 pm / Break
3:10 – 4:10 pm / National Veterinary Accreditation Module #27 – Bovine Trichomoniasis – USDA/APHIS/VS Staff
4:10 – 4:35 pm / Oklahoma Bovine Tuberculosis Update – Dr. Rodd Hall
4:35 – 5:00 pm / Foreign Animal Diseases Update – Dr. Alicia Gorczyca-Southerland
5:00 – 5:30 pm / Electronic Official ID in Cattle – Changes Coming – Dr. Rod Hall
CARR HealthCare Realty / Edmond, OK
1:00-1:50 pm / Maximizing You Practices Profitability Through Real Estate
We will discuss a wide range of topics that can impact a Veterinarian’s bottom line, all surrounding what is typically their practice’s second highest expense, real estate. Everything from new leases, lease renewals, purchases, and more, all with the goal of making you the most informed buyer/tenant you can be.
**Session Sponsored by CARR Healthcare Realty**
Bank of America Practice Solutions / Dallas, TX
2:00-2:50 pm / Exploring the Path of Private Practice Ownership – What are the options and where do you start?
This session will entail discussions in regards to current market trends ( corporate vs private practice), practice options ( single owner, partnerships, associate buy in’s ), how to start preparing yourself financially , where to start looking at opportunities available, common pitfalls and building your veterinary team to help make your practice dream come true.
3:00-3:50 pm / Roadmap to Practice Transitions/Exit Strategies
This session will entail discussions in regards to exploring exit strategies for current practice owners ( associate buy outs, corporate or private sale ), putting together a transition plan that includes but not limited to practice valuation, finding the right buyer, preparing financials, lease options & building the right veterinary team for a successful transition.
**Sessions Sponsored by Bank of America Practice Solutions**
K9 University / Oklahoma City, OK
4:00-4:50 pm / Working Severe Canine Behaviors in Your Practice
Benita Altier, LVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Pawsitive Dental Education / Easton, WA
1:00-1:50 pm / What’s the C.O.R.E. Dental Procedure?
Understanding how the words we use mean something and how to gain client understanding and compliance with our dental recommendations. How do we manage our staff time and doctor time for success in the dental operatory? All this and more will be covered in this lecture regarding the whole process.
2:00-2:50 pm / The ABC’s of Veterinary Dental Radiology, A Simplified Approach to Obtaining Full Mouth Dental Radiographs
This lecture intends to offer a simple technique to master obtaining full mouth dental radiographs on both the canine and feline patient as well as gain an understanding of what a diagnostic radiograph must contain, basic radiographic interpretation as well as how to obtain a second view and trouble shoot views that are not diagnostic.
3:00-3:50 pm / Oral Pain Management
This lecture focuses on pain in the patient presenting for dentistry before, during and after the procedure. Common ways to manage pain. How to apply regional anesthetic blocks and any complications or contraindications of these blocks in both the dog and cat.
4:00-4:50 pm / Feline Specific Dental and Oral Diseases
Discussion of the five most common feline dental diseases and what the latest information is available for diagnosis and treatment.
Jason Beaman, MD
Oklahoma State University Center for Wellness & Recovery / Tulsa, OK
7:00-8:30 pm / Neurobiology and Red Flags of Addiction
Payne County Youth Services / Stillwater, OK
8:30-9:30 pm / QPR Training for Suicide Prevention