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Metropolitan Veterinary Associates is holding three upcoming continuing education classes for technicians and veterinarians in the coming months.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 — Continuing Education for Technicians

This class will focus on “Small Animal Trauma: Current topics for Veterinary Technicians”. It will be held at Chadwhicks Restaurant, Audubon, PA starting at 6:30pm and be taught by Dr. James Buckman. Dinner will be provided. (2 PVMA credits)

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Saturday, May 10, 2014 — Continuing Education for Veterinarians

This class topic is “Veterinary S.O.S. Surgery. Oncology. Systemic Disease. We’re here so no need to distress”. We will focus on mast cell tumors, wound management, TPLO, and ocular manifestations of systemic disease. It will be held at Metropolitan Veterinary Associates. Registration begins at 8:30am for this all day event. It will be taught by Dr. Suzanne Rau, Dr. Jacqui Niles, and Dr. Amanda Corr. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. (7 RACE credits)

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Thursday, August 7, 2014 — Continuing Education for Technicians

“Cardiology In-Patients:  Understanding the Disease behind the Treatment”

This lecture will focus on emergency and hospitalized cardiac patients (both canine and feline).  It will provide an extensive overview of the most common cardiac diseases that lead to hospitalization.  With respect to each disease, we will cover:

  • classic historical findings
  • cardiovascular physical exam findings
  • diagnostic tests used to diagnose, treat and reassess the patient
  • common cardiac emergency drugs used in stabilization
  • treatment protocols used in emergency management and stabilization
  • overview of diagnostics used to manage chronic cardiac cases

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Every year Metropolitan Veterinary Associates organizes a 5K run/walk (leashed participants are encouraged to join) with all proceeds benefiting local non-profit animal rescue organizations.  To learn more about the MVA5K click here.

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