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2016 EAMCP Syllabus

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Clinical Practitioner

2016 Speakers and Syllabus

Gwen Jankowski, DVM, MS, Denver Zoo
Lisa Naples, DVM, John G Shedd Aquarium
Natalie Mylniczenko, DVM, MS, Dipl ACZM, Disney's Animal Programs
J. Jill Heatley, DVM, MS, Dipl ACZM, Texas A&M University, Dept. of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
Trevor Zachariah, DVM, MS, Dipl. ACZM, Brevard Zoo
Matthew Allender, DVM, MS, PhD, Dipl. ACZM, University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine
Jennifer Parsons, MS, PhD, Denver Zoo

(Schedule subject to change)

 July 16
 Presentation Speaker
 8:00  Welcome & Introductions  Gwen Jankowski
Lisa Naples 
 8:15  Clinical Teleost Water Quality: How to manage when you poop where you live Natalie Mylniczenko
 9:45  Beverage Break  
 10:00  Clinical Fish Parasitology: The creepy crawlies that keep fish up at night
Natalie Mylniczenko
11:30   Avian Anesthesia, Analgesia, and Sedation: preferred options  J. Jill Heatley
12:30   Lunch on your own  
 13:30  Avian case-based radiographic discussion
 J. Jill Heatley
14:30   Avian bornavirus: A collection of cases and an update on what we know  J. Jill Heatley
15:30   Beverage Break  
15:45   Terrestrial Invertebrate Medicine  Trevor Zachariah
 16:45  Lessons Learned in Zoo/Exotic Medicine  Trevor Zachariah
 17:45  Closing announcements  Gwen Jankowski
 18:30  Dinner for Speakers and Attendees (Optional with ticket purchase)  
 July 17    
 8:00  Welcome & Announcements  Gwen Jankowski
 8:15  Upper Respiratory Disease in Chelonians  Matthew Allender
 9:15  Snake Fungal Disease  Matthew Allender
 10:15  Beverage Break  
 10:30  Diagnostic Testing in Reptiles: Selecting and Interpreting the Best Tests for your Cases  Matthew Allender
 11:30  Understanding Calcium Metabolism: Metabolic Bone Disease and Other Disorders
 Jennifer Parsons
 12:30  Lunch on your own
 13:30  Feeding Insectivorous Species: Challenges and Solutions
 Jennifer Parsons
 14:30  Feeding Pocket Pets: Nutritional Physiology of Rodents and Lagomorphs  Jennifer Parsons
 15:30  Closing announcements & Survey Completion  Lisa Naples


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