Originally presented in 2020, this 3-session video series is your must-know guide to canine Chagas disease! After registration, these recorded sessions can be viewed at your own pace and referred back to anytime.
Hear from one of the nation’s leading experts in this devastating emerging disease. Dr. Roy Madigan will cover all aspects of Chagas disease, from prevalence to pathogenesis, diagnosis, novel treatments and environmental control. You’ll be amazed to hear what can be done to help your affected patients!Register Now!
VIDEO 1: Chagas: History and Epidemiology
In this session, viewers will learn the history of Chagas Disease, its spread across the US, and its prevalence in humans and animals. We’ll review the life cycle of T. cruzi, risk factors for infection, and how to reduce the risk of infection. Viewers will recognize that Trypanosoma cruzi is a serious and important disease in Texas and other parts of the United States.
Estimated time to complete: 30 minutes
VIDEO 2: Chagas — Recognizing the Signs
In this session, viewers will learn the key clinical signs that could indicate T. cruzi infection, then learn how to definitively diagnose infection.
Estimated time to complete: 50 minutes
VIDEO 3: Chagas — Treatment and Follow-up
In this session, viewers will learn the recommended therapies for Chagas disease, morbidity and mortality rates, and advice for patient follow-up during and after treatment. Following this session, viewers will better understand how best to communicate prognosis and treatment options to their clients.
Estimated time to complete: 60 minutes
Upon viewing this recording and passing the quiz with a score of 70% or better, you’ll earn 2.5 hours of RACE Approved CE.
Estimated time to complete: 2.5 hours
Earn 2.5 hours RACE Approved CE
Learn at your own pace! Registration includes unlimited access to course videos for 12 months
Instant access to course videos and notes immediately following registration
Instant delivery of your CE Certificate, upon successful completion of the entire course and passing quiz score (70% or better)
After course completion, your CE Certificate will be delivered straight to your inbox.
*This course is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 2.5 CE Credits, with a maximum of 2.5 CE Credits being available to any individual veterinarian or veterinary technician.
These RACE approvals are for the subject matter categories of: medical program, using the delivery method of anytime/on-demand. These approvals are valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements. RACE course numbers: 20-858585
MEET THE SPEAKER
Dr. Madigan is a 2001 graduate of the Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine. He’s been serving as director of the Animal Hospital of Smithson Valley in the Spring Branch/Bulverde community for over 15 years now; focusing on companion animals. It was there that he fostered a passion for treating Chagas disease, and made it his mission to increase awareness of it to the public. Currently, he is working internationally on a canine and human treatment for this disease, and founded a non-profit pharmaceutical company devoted to serving impoverished communities through the development of treatments for neglected diseases. In his free time, Dr Madigan loves to scuba dive, run, and travel. He currently resides in San Antonio, TX with his wife, 2 kids and 3 knucklehead dogs.