Ulcers, Glaucoma, Epiphora, Oh My!
In this two-day, comprehensive course, you’ll review ocular diseases of all kinds. Study species-specific differences in ocular disease presentations, optim-eye-ze your ophthalmic pharmacy, and see how eyes can be a window to the rest of the body. Feel more confident managing eye problems after hearing Dr. Haeussler’s tips and tricks for treating corneal ulcers, keratitis, epiphora, glaucoma, uveitis, retinal detachment, and more.
With two-hours of feline-exclusive learning, targeted advice for general practice, and a relaxed small-group atmosphere, this might be the best EYE CE you’ve ever attended!
New! We've added an additional hour of free CE to this workshop! Join Wedgewood Pharmacy and Dr. Ernie Ward to learn everything you need to know about the FDA's newly enacted rules on compounded medications – GFI 256.
Date: June 3-4, 2023
Time: Saturday 9am to 4:30pm CDT | Sunday 9am to 3:30pm CDT
CE: 11 hours CE
Find a cozy spot with reliable internet and join us online for this live and interactive learning event!
- Step-by-step management of any corneal ulcer
- Feline ocular diseases
- Ocular manifestations of systemic disease
- Image recognition: retinal and optic nerve disease
- GFI-256: Understand how new FDA regulations affect your ability to prescribe compounded medications
- Which 10 ophthalmic medications are essential to have on the shelf in general practice?
- Is there a right way to make fluorescein stain?
- What's the real risk of anaphylaxis if giving BNP ointment to a cat?
- Is is ok to continue topical cyclosporine when your KCS patient has a corneal ulcer?
- How can you tell the difference between a uveal cyst and a neoplasm?
- How is a corneal graft performed?
- Did you know 1 in 5 dogs with hypothyroidism develop KCS?
By now you've likely heard about the recent chatter on GFI 256 - the FDA's newly issued guidance on prescription of compounded medications. These new regulations took affect April 4, 2023. If you're not sure what the new rules mean for your or your practice, you're not alone! Be sure to join us during this workshop for this crucially important conversation.
MEET OUR SPEAKERS
DJ Haeussler Jr. BS, MS, DVM, DACVO
IntroVet™ is thrilled to welcome ocular enthusiast, Dr. DJ Haeussler!
Dr. DJ Haeussler grew up in the Cincinnati area. He finished his undergraduate work at The Ohio State University and then received his doctorate in 2006. He then went to New Jersey where he finished two internships at Garden State Veterinary Specialists and then returned to his alma mater, The Ohio State University to complete his residency. While at Ohio State University for his residency, he completed a Master of Science degree and earned the top award for professional student research at Ohio State as well as the top resident award for professional research at the annual American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) in 2010. Dr. DJ Haeussler has been published in Veterinary Ophthalmology, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Clinician's Brief, and others. His publications have been referenced in the gold standard textbook, Veterinary Ophthalmology. Dr. Haeussler has also published a photographic atlas to help better help veterinarians and veterinary technicians identify ophthalmic disease in dogs and is entitled Recognition of Canine Ocular Disease: A Photo Atlas, Volume 1. Dr. Haeussler's photographs of ophthalmic disease are found in textbooks and lectures worldwide. Dr. Haeussler has also served as a part-time ophthalmology consultant and clinician at Garden State Veterinary Specialists, in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. Dr. Haeussler is a board certified diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO). Dr. Haeussler has also served on the ACVO Public Relations committee as the committee chair, president of the Cincinnati Veterinary Medical Association, and is a member of the Cincinnati Veterinary Medical Association Board of Trustees.
Dr. Haeussler's interests are providing exceptional ophthalmic care to prolong vision and comfort for your pet. He is very interested in cataract surgery with intraocular lens implantation as well as various surgical methods of corneal repair. He enjoys mentoring young doctors and enjoys lecturing at the local, state, and international levels. Dr. DJ Haeussler is married to Dr. Jayme Haeussler, a veterinarian in the Cincinnati area. Outside of his career, he is an avid sports fan and enjoys following the Cincinnati Reds, the Cincinnati Bengals, and the Ohio State Buckeyes. He loves to spend time with his wife, Jayme, their two sons, Trey and Dane, and their dog, Charlotte Pickles. Dr. Haeussler's other hobbies include scuba diving, photography (even underwater!), and anything to do with veterinary ophthalmology.
Marcy A. Bliss CEO and Board Member, Wedgewood Pharmacy
Marcy A. Bliss is the CEO of Wedgewood Pharmacy, the leading compounding pharmacy for animals in the US. She leads the company's public affairs, strategic decision making and issues-management programs, and is frequently seen on Capitol Hill, protecting patient and prescriber access to compounded medication.
Dr. Ernie Ward CVO, Vertical Vet
Dr. Ernie Ward is an award-winning veterinarian, internationally known speaker, impact entrepreneur, author of several books, columnist, and media personality. When he’s not with family or pet patients, he can be found contemplating solutions for both the veterinary profession and planet during endurance athletics, or meditation.
Upon attending each of the LIVE sessions, you’ll earn 11 hours of CE.
Completed over the course of two days.
Earn 11 hours 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 11 CE Credits, with a maximum of 11 CE Credits being available to any individual veterinarian or veterinary technician. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: medical program (10) and non-medical program (1), 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.
MEET OUR SPONSOR
We're excited to welcome Wedgewood Pharmacy to this workshop, to help us understand new FDA regulations - GFI 256.
Wedgewood Pharmacy, now with Wedgewood Connect – our FDA-registered, 503B outsourcing facility - and ZooPharm, offers a full spectrum of compounded medications, ranging from highly-customized specialty medications to office use items that you always need on your shelf. Over 80% of the nation’s veterinarians enjoy our compliance-friendly dosage forms, industry-leading digital tools, dedicated account management team, rigorous quality standards, and an extensive formulary of over 40,000 preparations.