American Association of Feline Practitioners

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Tracks at Other Conferences

AAFP Tracks at Other Conferences

The AAFP is continuing to be recognized as the leader in feline health and education. To this end, the AAFP has continuing education tracks at many other major veterinary conferences throughout the year. Below are the conferences, session titles and speakers. For more information, please visit the individual conference websites.


Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference (October 9-12, 2017) - Atlantic City, NJ

October 10, 2017
The Wheezing Cat: Lower Respiratory Disease
Concord With Cats: Avoiding the Rodeo
Fat Cats: What Do We Do Now?
The Kidney and the Parathyroid
CKD: Slow Down the Dying Nephron
Pandora Syndrome: Feline Idiopathic Cystitis
Feline Retrovirus Updates
Speaker: Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, MS, DABVP (Feline)

October 11, 2017
Cats Don't Limp: Feline Senior Pain
Acute and Chronic Feline Pancreatitis
Speaker: Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, MS, DABVP (Feline)

See More Cats: Navigating Bumps in the Road
Speaker: Elizabeth Colleran DVM, MS, DABVP (Feline) & Jan Yaroslav, RVT, VTS (Dentistry)

Becoming Feline Friendly: A Guide to Becoming a Cat Friendly Practice
Feline Friendly Handling and Nursing Care
Feline Dentistry
Speaker: Jan Yaroslav, RVT, VTS (Dentistry)


Wild West Veterinary Conference (October 11-15, 2017) - Reno, NV

October 12, 2017
Preventing the Preventable: Update on Feline Heartworm and Other Parasites
Concord With Cats: Avoiding the Rodeo
Enriching Cat Lives: Home Environments As Part of Therapy
Pandora Syndrome: It's More than FIC
Speaker: Elizabeth Colleran, DVM, MS, DABVP (Feline)


CVC San Diego (December 7-10, 2017) - San Diego, CA

December 7, 2017
Everything You Need To Know About Opioids In Cats
Local Anesthetic Blocks For Cats: Stop Pain In Its Tracks
Chronic Pain In Cats Part 1: Why Must We Treat It? Where Do We Start?
Chronic Pain In Cats Part 2: Digging Deeper Into Treatment
Don't CRY, CRI: Constant Rate Infusions In Cats
Speaker: Tammy Grubb DVM, PhD, DACVAA

December 8, 2017
A Few Of My Favorite Things For Cat Anesthesia And Analgesia
Anesthesia Overview: Cat Specific Premedications, Sedatives And Induction Drugs
Anesthesia Overview: Cat Specific Maintenance And Recovery Drugs & Techniques
Update on the Diagnosis and Long Term Management of Food Allergy in the Cat
The Differential Diagnosis of Feline Symmetrical Alopecia
The Differential Diagnosis of Feline "Miliary Dermatitis"
Speaker: Tammy Grubb DVM, PhD, DACVAA & Edmund Rosser DVM, DACVD

December 9, 2017
Feline Eosinophilic Granuloma Complex
Feline Pancreatic Alopecia and Feline Thymoma Associated Exfoliative Dermatitis
Complex Feline Dermatological Cases – Presented as Unknowns
It's Just A Hairball...Or Is It?: Understanding The Vomiting Cat
Feline Chronic Disease: A Practical Approach to IRIS Staging
Feline Chronic Disease: Sound Therapeutic Goals
Speaker: Edmund Rosser DVM, DACVD & Kelly St. Denis DVM, DAVBP (Feline)

December 10, 2017
Feline Diabetes Mellitus: Is Remission A Reasonable, Achievable Goal?
Think Like A Cat: How To Be Feline Friendly At Home And In The Practice
Inter-Cat Aggression: I Love You, You Love Me
Feline Aggression Towards Humans: Prevention & Management
Feline House-Soiling: Medical, Behavioral Or Both?
Understanding The Aging Feline
Speakers: Kelly St. Denis DVM, DAVBP (Feline)


VMX: Veterinary Meeting & Expo (February 3-7, 2018) - Orlando, FL

February 4, 2018
Touch & Technology: The Big Picture to Build, Nurture, and Strengthen Relationships with Cats and their Owners
Speakers: Elizabeth Colleran DVM, MS, DAVBP (Feline) & Steve Dale CABC

Update on FIP
Cat-friendly: Easy Tips You Can Implement Today
Speaker: Elizabeth Colleran DVM, MS, DAVBP (Feline)

Feline Pain: Degenerative Joint Disease
Feline Handling: Prevent Cats from Becoming ‘Difficult’
Enriching Cat Lives: Environments As Part of Therapy
Speaker: Ilona Rodan DVM, DAVBP (Feline)


CVE Feline Medicine Distance Education (February 1, 2018 - November 30, 2019)

This online course is designed to reinforce, deepen and broaden your knowledge of feline medicine in a practical, interactive and enjoyable way. 

Course Ambassador: Michael Lappin, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Speakers: Susan Little, DVM, DABVP (Feline), and Jessica Quimby, DVM, DACVIM, PhD