Greencross Vets Virtual Symposium 2021

The 2021 Greencross Vets Clinical Symposium will be delivered face to face between 22 and 24 October 2021 on the Gold Coast. Recordings of all sessions will be available here from 24th October 2021.

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.

Agenda Overview

The Importance of Positive Leadership - Sponsored by Zoetis and Beyond Blue

Speaker: Natasha Wilks

The importance of self care

Speaker: Nadine Hamilton

Be the best you: How to be happier, healthier & more resilient

Speaker: Aaron Williams

Fuelling and nourishing your body for clinic life

Speaker: Audra Starkey

Micro-mindful moments: Brain and body resets for busy veterinary professionals

Speaker: Rosie Overfield

Building better relationships

Speaker: Rosie Overfield

Improving profitability with ProHeart SR12 - Sponsored by ZOETIS

Speaker: Tom Turkoz

Team based Consulting, what are successful clinics doing

Speaker: Sue Crampton

Overcoming your fears and frustrations around money

Speaker: Gary Turnbull

Consult Coach - Top tips so far

Speaker: Alison Lambert

Human factors in the Veterinary Clinic, how to drive continuous improvement without blame

Speaker: Dan Tipney

Creating a customer centric business - Giving WOW service!

Speaker: Debbie Boone

Business success and standards of care

Speaker: Nick Taylor

What's new about canine heartworm in Australia - Sponsored by ZOETIS

Speaker: Jan Slapeta, Tony Phillis

Canine seizures - core concepts and case examples

Speaker: Christine Thomson

When the immune system goes crazy: managing the IMHA and IMT patient

Speaker: Hannah Kwong

Hyperthyroidism in cats: Disease severity impacts diagnosis and management

Speaker: Thurid Johnstone

Interpreting dental radiographs

Speaker: Kirsten Hailstone

Introduction to ECC for GP vets

Speaker: Louis Eramanis

Osteosarcoma in dogs - is it still terrible or is there anything new?

Speaker: Claire Cannon

Canine mast cell tumours - when should I refer?

Speaker: Claire Cannon

Feline chronic enteropathies - just give pred right?

Speaker: Lara Boland

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus: FAQs - sponsored by BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM

Speaker: Mark Westman

Benefits of C Reactive Protein - sponsored by IDEXX

Speaker: Philippa McLaren

Feline Hydration - Water supplement as a hydration solution for cats - sponsored by PURINA

Speaker: Brian Zanghi

Hematuria Detection - 5 urinary facts in 5 minutes - sponsored by ROYAL CANIN

Speaker: Mina Hamilton

Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS)

Speaker: Tania Shaw

Lumbosacral disease in dogs

Speaker: John Punke

Hip Dysplasia - Managing hip dysplasia in middle and old age - what are the options

Speaker: Jacob Michelsen

Hip Dysplasia - Early diagnosis, assessment and preventative treatment

Speaker: Jacob Michelsen

Getting optimal results from eyelid and third eyelid surgeries

Speaker: Vicki Liddle

Reducing surgical complications

Speaker: Kieri Jermyn

Perineal surgery - AG ablation, vulvoplasty

Speaker: Kieri Jermyn

Surgical approach to urinary incontinence

Speaker: Louisa Ho Eckart

Updates on wound care - managing complicated wounds

Speaker: Louisa Ho Eckart

Lung tumours and their prognosis

Speaker: Carla Appelgrein

Canine orthopaedic exam - sponsored by ELANCO

Speaker: B. Duncan X. Lascelles

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: Natashia Evans, Sarah Goldsmid

Leptospirosis in the emergency patient

Speaker: Leah Wright

What's the deal with Ehrlichiosis?

Speaker: Zandri Whitehead

A Practical approach to Pale Patients

Speaker: Zandri Whitehead

Coagulopathy of snake envenomation

Speaker: Louis Eramanis

Update on spinal cord disease emergencies

Speaker: Simon Choi

Traumatic Brain Injury (How to manage canine head trauma in the acute setting)

Speaker: Simon Choi

Brachycephalic airway disease and co-morbidities

Speaker: Carla Appelgrein

Spinal dysfunction - pathophysiology, signs, diagnosis and when to refer

Speaker: Jacob Michelsen

Arthroscopy - where does it fit in treatment of joint disease?

Speaker: Jacob Michelsen

Minimally-invasive techniques in urology

Speaker: Erika Meler

Hypothyroidism in cats: when, why and how

Speaker: Thurid Johnstone

Removing GI foreign bodies endoscopically - what goes down must come up

Speaker: Phil Brain

Is GI endoscopy within the scope of your practice

Speaker: Phil Brain

The fight against antimicrobial resistance: results of the GX antimicrobial stewardship program

Speaker: Kirsten Bailey

Skin reconstructive techniques every vet should know

Speaker: Carla Appelgrein

Guide to a Mentally Healthy Workplace: Acknowledging Risk Factors & Taking Action


A Team-Based Approach to Mental Health Ergonomics: Implementing Wellness in the Veterinary Practice


Triage for the neurological patient

Speaker: Alex Riesco

Basic wound management and bandaging

Speaker: Ainsley Sutton

Nailing nursing math

Speaker: Sally Lee

Shifting the weigh we talk about weight: Nutrients and weight loss

Speaker: Victoria Koks

Approaching hypotension under GA (identification, diagnosis, and treatment)

Speaker: Darcie Kinnaird

More than just X-Rays

Speaker: Jasmina Jovanova

Dia-BEAT-This: Nursing the DKA patient

Speaker: Teghan Horne

Why do dogs itch - sponsored by HILL's

Speaker: Bryony Senic

Vascular Access

Speaker: Skye Carr

Advanced Vascular Access: moving beyond the cephalic vein

Speaker: Leah Wright

The Oral Exam Every Patient Deserves

Speaker: Maggie Burley

Intravenous Fluid Therapy: Nursing Essentials

Speaker: Laura Bennington

Shock: What nurses need to know

Speaker: Carina Sellwood

Surgical Ventilation in Anaesethesia

Speaker: Rhonda Ponder

Salty problems: Electrolyte disturbances in clinical practice

Speaker: Sabrina Lepiane

Nailing advanced nursing math

Speaker: Sally Lee

Phone triage - Yes, you do need to come to emergency

Speaker: Victoria Koks

Capnography, an underutilised tool: how to get the most out of your ETCO2

Speaker: Darcie Kinnaird

Chemotherapy care for your patient & you!

Speaker: Sam Elsner

Nutrition in the ICU: They don't eat when they get better, they get better when they eat

Speaker: Laura Bennington


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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