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Greencross Vets Virtual Symposium 2020

The inaugural Greencross Vets Virtual Clinical Symposium is an online event delivering upwards of 90 RACE approved CE points for vets, nurses and practice managers. 80 pre-recorded sessions in 13 different streams will be available between 28th September and 25th October 2020.

On Sunday 25th October we will deliver live, interactive Q&A sessions and panel discussions featuring all lecturers.

Furthermore there will be 10 live sessions at 8pm (AEDT - Sydney) on weekdays, which will become available on demand thereafter.

A virtual exhibition, featuring all our corporate supporters will bring you additional CE content, journal article, product information, live Q&A sessions with reps, raffles as well as a virtual treasure hunt featuring fantastic prizes.

Live Webinars

You do not need to pre-register for any of these live sessions. Simply come back to this site 30min before the start time given below and click on the webinar of your choice.

Agenda Overview

Webinar recordings will be available to watch right here between 28 Sep and 25 Oct 2020:

Sleep Optimisation: How Lack Of Sleep Affects Our Resilience

Speaker: Audra Starkey

Veterinary Mental Health - Building a Community of Acceptance

Speaker: Dana Varble

Stop Drop and Roll-Being Mindful in Conflict Conversations

Speaker: Debra Vey Voda-Hamilton

How to Eat Your Way Out of Stress, Overwhelm and Depression

Speaker: Dori Martin

Is your workplace mentally healthy? The implications of workplace conflict

Speaker: Nadine Hamilton

Managing Complaints

Speaker: John Baguley

Financial Metrics that matter in veterinary practice and how to influence them

Speaker: Thomas Catanzaro

Valuing what we do: How to help our teams value their expertise and service?

Speaker: Michelle Hall

Work up Rate – How to Influence this in your clinic

Speaker: James Carroll

How can we best deliver a great customer experience and brilliant patient care in these turbulent times

Speaker: Alison Lambert

It Takes a Team to Deliver Optimal Patient Care and Client Service

Speaker: Peter Weinstein

Creating a Local Leadership Culture in your Clinic

Speaker: Adam Jeffrey, Dean Robinson

Health plans are good for both pets and people!

Speaker: Alison Lambert

Leadership and Teamwork for the Next Normal

Speaker: Peter Weinstein

Neptra the NEW, one dose, otitis externa treatment (sponsored by Bayer)

Speaker: Liisa Ahlstrom

The NeuroMap - navigating your way to lesion localization

Speaker: Christine Thomson

Imaging of the feline and canine urinary tract from the medico's perspective

Speaker: Helsa Teh

Food and Companionship Enriching Life (sponsored by Elanco)

Speaker:

Contraception in small animals

Speaker: Jasmin Hyatt

A transformational approach to managing Fel d 1, the major cat allergen (sponsored by Purina)

Speaker: Ebenezer Satyaraj

Approaching the Itchy Cat

Speaker: John Hutt

Management of Ear Disease and Complicated Otitis

Speaker: John Hutt

Making Itching Ancient History: How nutrition can improve management of skin cases (sponsored by Hill's)

Speaker: Dana Hutchinson

Sweet success: Flash glucose monitoring in dogs and cats

Speaker: Linda Fleeman

The Gut-Brain Axis (sponsored by Purina)

Speaker: Ragen McGowan

How veterinary drugs get registered

Speaker: Rachel Chay

Test first with IDEXX

Speaker: Daniel Swan

Feline lower urinary tract disease - surgical perspective

Speaker: Carla Appelgrein

Ureteral stones in cats - medical vs surgical management

Speaker: Carla Appelgrein

Trauma to the urinary tract - kidney/ureter/bladder/proximal urethra

Speaker: Giselle Hosgood

Lower urinary tract urolithiasis (dogs)

Speaker: Giselle Hosgood

Medial patella luxation

Speaker: John Punke

Approach to the Trauma Patient - initial assessment and emergency management

Speaker: Sarah Goldsmid, Natashia Evans

Approach to the Trauma Patient - case studies in surgical and medical care

Speaker: Sarah Goldsmid, Natashia Evans

Fracture diagnosis and management for the ECC vet

Speaker: John Punke

Surgical urinary emergencies

Speaker: Louisa Ho Eckart

Pain in Ill or Injured Companion Animals

Speaker: Karol Mathews

Pain Manangement For Pregnant And Nursing Mothers and Neonates

Speaker: Karol Mathews

Physical and Chemical Restraint in the Emergency Room

Speaker: Karol Mathews

Management in the Post-Recovery stage

Speaker: Karol Mathews

Treatment and assessment of Pain in the ICU

Speaker: Leah Bradbury

Anaesthesia for the head case - Total intravenous Anaesthesia and more

Speaker: Leah Bradbury

AFAST® Introduction to Its Target-organ Approach and Fluid Scoring System and More

Speaker: Greg Lisciandro

TFAST® Introduction and Its Use for Pericardial and Pleural Effusion, Its TFAST® Echo Views, Its Target-organ Approach for the Heart

Speaker: Greg Lisciandro

Global FAST® for Patient Monitoring and Staging Patients – A New Paradigm

Speaker: Greg Lisciandro

Beyond FAST ¦ Getting more out of ultrasound in the emergency room

Speaker: Richard Burchell

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Speaker: Samantha Livingstone

Approach to Respiratory Emergencies - initial assessment & critical care

Speaker: Sarah Goldsmid, Natashia Evans

Approach to Respiratory Emergencies - monitoring and stabilisation (medical & surgical treatment options)

Speaker: Sarah Goldsmid, Natashia Evans

The colloid controversy: to give or not to give

Speaker: Karl Jandrey

Coagulopathies in the ER

Speaker: Karl Jandrey

Update on feline cardiogenic arterial thromembolism

Speaker: Ronald Li

Identification and treatment of pulmonary thromboembolism

Speaker: Ronald Li

Basics of mechanical ventilation

Speaker: Natashia Evans

Advanced mechanical ventilation

Speaker: Natashia Evans

Weaning and troubleshooting the ventilator patient

Speaker: Natashia Evans

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus: FAQ (sponsored by Boehringer)

Speaker:

Feline hyper and hypothyroidism - current diagnostic and management recommendations

Speaker: Lara Boland

Approach to the jaundiced cat

Speaker: Lara Boland

Sweet success: Tips for managing challenging diabetic cats

Speaker: Linda Fleeman

Antibiotic Therapy in Critically Ill Cats

Speaker: Natashia Evans

Angry kitties: tips for recognising and treating feline aggression

Speaker: Trepheena Hunter

Application of stereotactic radiation therapy in veterinary medicine

Speaker: David Lurie

Lymphoma, what do I gain from the advanced tests such as PARR, Flow Cytometry and Immunohistochemistry?

Speaker: Peter Bennett

Surgery of endocrine tumours

Speaker: Simon Kudnig

Surgery of oral tumours in dogs and cats

Speaker: Simon Kudnig

What If a probiotic could keep your dog calm (sponsored by Purina)

Speaker: Michael Zajac

Ethical challenges in veterinary practice

Speaker: Anne Fawcett

Managing the geriatric small animal - a physiotherapy perspective

Speaker: Brooke Williams

An Interesting Heartworm Case Study (sponsored by Zoetis)

Speaker: Richard L’Estrange

What you will see on the monitor during an anaesthetic overdose and how to prevent a catastrophic event!

Speaker: Caroline Montgomery

How to perform a nurse consult for the feline diabetic patient

Speaker: Esther Boon

Like a moth to a flame: Veterinary professionals roles in disaster response

Speaker: Hayley Squance

Orphaned and injured Wildlife the first 48 hours

Speaker: Jessie Rice

My patient is recovering from anaesthesia...but I really want my lunch!

Speaker: Caroline Montgomery

Empowering veterinary nurses to advance their profession: A need to focus on the instrument and the music of their professional practice

Speaker: Trisha Clarke

Become a (better) vet nurse (sponsored by Provet)

Speaker:

Conservative management of spinal patients - a Physiotherapy perspective

Speaker: Brooke Williams

Let's take a look inside

Speaker: Jasmine Feeney

Bandaging and wound care

Speaker: Jo Hatcher

Surgical Preparation for Non-Routine Procedures

Speaker: Jo Hatcher

Dental Homecare - It's bones isn't it?!

Speaker: Anthony Caiafa

Dental scale and polish - What are we achieving?

Speaker: Anthony Caiafa

Fundamentals of intra-oral radiography for the dental patient

Speaker: Maggie Burley

Dental Instrumentation - The right tools for the job

Speaker: Maggie Burley

How best to prepare for emergency patients

Speaker: Hayley Squance

The team-based patient-client centric approach in emergencies

Speaker: Hayley Squance

Understanding your Monitoring Gadgets

Speaker: Jasmine Feeney

Let's get ready! Surgical preparation in the emergency setting

Speaker: Jasmine Feeney

Advanced Anaesthesic monitoring and triaging complications in critical Patients

Speaker: Leah Bradbury

Is my patient sick, anxious, or a bit of both? The relationship between disease and anxiety in ECC

Speaker: Trepheena Hunter

Q&A sessions

After watching multiple on demand lectures you'll have the possibility to get all your questions answered. Tune into one of the 10 sessions below to get in touch directly with all the lecturers (these will be grouped by streams and available for one hour only on 25 October 2020):

Sponsors

Raffle

Thank you for visiting our virtual booth for a chance to win a PRO PLAN Veterinary Diet Prize Pack

Complete the quiz!

 

PRO PLAN Live Clear product trial application

Launching in Australia and New Zealand in 2021, PRO PLAN® LiveClear™ is the first and only cat food shown to reduce the allergens in cat hair and dander. And now, you can be one of the first to experience the life-changing results.

Register your interest!

Speak to a Purina Rep

Meet the team at Purina - Got a question about our Veterinary Diets or our latest research? Simply join us session and chat to the team at Purina (available 25 Oct 2-3pm AEDT (Sydney)) Join

Raffle

Answer just one MCQ to go into the draw to win an Apple Watch.

Join the raffle

Speak to a Bayer technical vet

Available on 25 October 10am - 4pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

Raffle

Complete the Boehringer Ingelheim quiz and go in the draw to win: 
1st Prize NexGard ‘let’s go’ Picnic Rug and a $100 Woolworths gift card to complete the picnic
2nd Prize NexGard ‘let’s go’ Picnic Rug and a $50 Woolworths gift card to complete the picnic
3rd – 18th Prize NexGard ‘let’s go’ Picnic Rug

Enter

Speak to a Boehringer Ingelheim rep

Available on 25 October 10am - 4pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

Raffle

Your chance to win a $1000 EFTPOS Card
Simply answer three questions, fill in you details and you are in the draw for your chance to win one of three EFTPOS Cards.
First prize $1000 ,second prize $250, third prize $100.

Entry

Speak to an Elanco Technical Services Veterinarian

Available on 25 Oct 2020 10am - 4pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

Raffle

In order to go into the draw to win 1 of 3 $250 JB Hi-Fi Vouchers you will have to do the following:

  1. Watch the Making Itching Ancient History lecture in the main program and
  2. Watch all 3 videos in the Hill's booth
  3. Pass the MCQ quiz below (>70%)

Go to quiz

Speak to a Hill's Vet

Speak to a Hill's Professional Consulting Veterinarian on Sunday 25th October 9am-1pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

Got a burning question and want to speak to someone sooner, follow this link, complete the form and one of the Hill's team will get in touch with you!

Contact Hill's now!

Raffle

Complete this form to go in the draw to win a $100 Dan Murphys Voucher.

Join the raffle

 

Contact

If you want to get in touch, please send us an email:

Contact us

Raffle

WATCH the Royal Canin ‘WHY Nutrition Video’ in our virtual booth and answer the quiz to go in the draw to WIN $500.00 worth of Royal Canin Vet Health Nutrition for your pet!

Enter now!

 

Speak to a Royal Canin rep

Got a question? Reach out to our Royal Canin nutrition helpline team or request a call back from your local rep

Contact us

Raffle

Complete our quiz for a FREE Revolution® PLUS for cats single and fob watch valued at $25RRP. The first 1,000 to complete will receive a free fob watch. You will also go in the draw to WIN a 6 month protection pack for your cat (5 packs to be won)!

Join the raffle

Speak to a Zoetis rep:

Available on 25 October 10.30am - 3pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

Speak to a Provet rep

Available on 25 October 10am - 12pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

Raffle

Complete the quiz for your chance to win $100 Coles Myer Voucher!

Start

Speak to a Virbac rep

Available on 25 October 10am - 4pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

Raffle

Watch our webinar and complete our PAW by Blackmores Digestive Health quiz to go into a draw to win a $200 Giftpay Voucher

Start

Speak to a Blackmores rep

Available on 25 October 10am - 4pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

Raffle

Complete our feedback form for your chance to win a $100 Visa Voucher.

Enter now

Speak to a BOVA rep

Available on 25 October 9am - 4pm AEDT (Sydney) - Passcode: u3AC5p Join

Raffle

Go in the draw to win a FitBark (animal health tracking monitor).

Enter here!

Speak to a GapOnly rep

Available on 25 October 10am - 4pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

SPEAK TO A MSD TECHNICAL SERVICES AND/OR REPRESENTATIVE

Available on 25 Oct 10am - 4pm AEDT (Sydney) - our global specialist Linda Horspool will be available 3-4pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

Speak to a Troy rep

Available on 25 October 10am - 4pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

Raffle

Welcome to the ADVANCE & GREENIES Quiz! 
We have 4 x $250 Petbarn vouchers up for grabs!
Please enter by October 25, 2020 6pm AEST to be in the running!
Winners drawn at random - but must get all quiz questions correct.
Winners will be contacted by Nov 1, 2020.
Good Luck!

Join the raffle

Speak to a MARS rep

Available on 25 October 9am - 11am AEDT (Sydney) Join
Available on 25 October 1pm - 3pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

Speak to a Humm rep

Available on 25 October 10am - 4pm AEDT (Sydney) Join

Raffle

Complete our quiz and enter your details to go in the draw to win your choice of prize packs - either $300 RRP of ZIWI products OR $200 Woolworths gift card!

Start the quiz

Create your own pet food

We want you to create your own brand of pet food that you would offer to your clients. Be creative and have fun!

All entries will go in the running to win a Visa Gift Card worth $150.00 - the most creative entry wins!

Criteria

  1. Choose a brand name for your new product
  2. Choose a format for your food: dry, wet, fresh, other.
  3. What ingredients would you use and why?
  4. Which clients will you recommend to buy this food and why?

One page or less, outline your new food product ensuring it meets the criteria above to go into the draw to win the Visa Gift Card. Entries must be original.

 

Send your entry

Raffle

Which ADM product is supported by the biggest study ever published using probiotics in dogs (published in JVIM)?

Send us your answer to win a $50 visa gift card.

Enter raffle

Raffle

Join our raffle for a chance to win $50 visa gift card!

Join the raffle

Raffle

Win an amazing RSPCA Hamper full of goodies:

Join the raffle

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The American Association of Veterinary State Boards RACE committee has reviewed and approved the program referenced above as meeting the Standards adopted by the AAVSB.

Program Number: 958-44147 

Max Veterinary Hours available: 55.00  
Max Veterinary Technician Hours available: 31.00