Update: A New Date is Set!
Registrations are officially re-opened! See you August 13th.
Thank you all for your kindness and patience as we worked to reschedule this workshop. We're happy to announce this morning that a new date has been set! We'll see you online with Dr. Ovbey August 13th. Topics, # of CE hours, and start/stop times have not changed.
If you have questions about this program or any other, email us, and we'll be happy to help!
Registrations have been re-opened below.
See you online August 13th,
Jenni Rizzo and the Whole IntroVet Team
Breathe New Life into Your Anesthesia Protocols
Join us August 13th for a confidence-boosting refresher course on the whos, whats, when, whys, and hows of anesthetic drugs. In this one-day webinar, review the benefits, risks, and mode of action for any premedication, sedative, or anesthetic drug you might encounter in small animal practice. Consider how the qualities of each medication might impact your choice in protocols for young vs geriatric patients, canines vs felines, and patients with pre-existing conditions. Then hear an update on current standards for safety, patient monitoring, and treatment of intraoperative hypotension.
Whether you’ve been in practice for 20 years or 20 days, it’s always a good time to see what’s new in anesthesia!
Date: August 13, 2023
Time: 9am to 3:30pm CDT
CE: 5 hours RACE APPROVED CE
Find a cozy spot with reliable internet and join us online for this live and interactive learning event!
- Review the advantages, risks, mechanism of action, and most common uses for medications used during sedation and anesthesia
- Understand the value of multi-modal pain control and recommendations for peri-operative pain
- Review current standards for patient monitoring and safety in the OR
- Understand the importance of blood pressure monitoring and interventions for hypotension
MEET OUR SPEAKERS
Dianna Ovbey, DVM, MS, DACVAA
IntroVet™ is thrilled to welcome Langley Prize Winner, Dr. Ovbey!
As an experienced board-certified veterinary anesthesiologist, Dr. Ovbey has provided care in both academic and private practice settings on both small and large animals. She has worked in conjunction with specialists in nearly every field including surgery, dentistry, radiation oncology, internal medicine, and emergency/critical care. Because of her credentials and exclusive focus on the safe administration of anesthesia and appropriate pain management, Dr. Ovbey is uniquely qualified to provide the most advanced care from examination to induction, through to recovery and restoration of quality of life.
Prior to launching SEVAS, Dr. Ovbey worked in private practice in Western Pennsylvania where she started the anesthesiology and pain management department, expanding the quality and depth of care for a wide range of patients. She also created a comprehensive technician and DVM anesthesia training program that was part of the curriculum at the hospital, further enhancing the care of every patient.
Dr. Ovbey received her formal veterinary training at the following institutions:
- DVM: Ross University
- Clinical Year: Texas A&M University
- Medicine and Surgery Internship: University of Georgia
- Master of Science: Michigan State University
- Anesthesia Residency: Michigan State University
Awards and Recognition
March 2014: Langley Prize
An author multiple times over, in 2014, Dr. Ovbey was the proud recipient of the Langley Prize for her publication on aspiration pneumonia related to anesthesia. In March 2015 she traveled to Spain to receive this prestigious award. Sponsored by the AVA Trust for the best research article published by the Journal of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia in 2014.
Upon attending each of the LIVE sessions, you’ll earn 5 hours of CE.
Completed over the course of one day.
Earn 5 hours of RACE Approved CE*
A friendly, small group format, where conversation is easy and every question will be answered!
Complete digital course notes delivered by email
The flexibility to learn from anywhere! We’ll meet online on Zoom.
Plus, after course completion, you will have access to recorded sessions for 90 days following the workshop**
*This program has been approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 5 CE Credits, with a maximum of 5 CE Credits being available to any individual veterinarian or veterinary technician. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: medical program, using the delivery method of interactive-distance. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements.
IntroVet is also an NYSE Approved Sponsor, for providing continuing education to veterinarians and veterinary technicians licensed in New York State.
**Please note that this program will be RACE Approved for LIVE viewing only. Attendees must log on during a live session to receive a CE Certificate, but can utilize recordings to catch up and re-watch sessions. RACE course numbers: 20-1081076.
Meet Our Sponsor
IntroVet™ is grateful for the sponsors who make these events possible!