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Continuing Education

Several times a year, we conduct continuing education programs with credit available from the Milwaukee VMA for those who preregistered. Event locations and details for the next CE can be found below.

Past CE

Topic: Current Techniques in CPR (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC
Date:
  May 10, 2018
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N. Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI
Sponsors: CareCredit, PetCure Oncology
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

Click here to download 2018 proceedings 

Topic: 10th Annual Swing into Spring Symposium (Click for more info.)

Date: March 24, 2018
Time: 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Location: North Shore Event Centre (Previously called the Radisson Milwaukee North Shore) | 7065 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI
Presenters: Lakeshore Doctors, Technicians, and Management
Keynote: Steve Gilliland (Speaker Hall of Fame) - Enjoy The Ride
Lead Sponsors: IDEXX, Live Oak Bank, Zoetis, Aratana, Boehringer Ingelheim, CareCredit, PetCure Oncology, Wells Fargo. CE credit is provided by MVMA.  

Click here to download the 2018 program! 

2018 Proceedings 

 

Topic: Spinning & Circling - Vestibular Disease (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Allison Haley, DVM, MRCVS, DACVIM (Neurology)
Date:
  January 25, 2018
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N. Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI
Sponsors: Pet Apothecary, Purina
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: Current Techniques in CPR (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Elke Rudloff, DVM, DACVECC, cVMA
Date:
  November 9, 2017
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N. Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI
Sponsors: PetCure Oncology, Care Credit
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: Congestive Heart Failure: When Oxygen Isn’t Enough

Presenter: Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC
Date:
  October 26, 2017
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N. Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI
Sponsors: PetCure Oncology, Care Credit, Pet Apothecary, Rotroff Jeanson & Co.
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: Cranial Cruciate Disease

Presenter: Matt Stepnik, DVM, DACVS
Date:
  September 21, 2017
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Delta Hotels by Marriott Racine | 7111 Washington Ave., Racine, WI
Sponsors: Hills Pet Nutrition, Vetamac, PetCure Oncology, Aratana, Elanco, MWI Animal Health, APEX
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: Current Techniques in CPR (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC
Date:
  May 11, 2017
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N. Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI
Sponsors: PetCure Oncology, Care Credit, Impromed
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: 9th Annual Swing into Summer Symposium (Click for more info.)

Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Location: Manchester East/North Shore Event Centre (Previously called the Radisson Milwaukee North Shore) | 7065 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee, WI
Presenters: Lakeshore Doctors, Technicians, and Management
Keynote: Joe Gerstandt - Social Gravity: Harnessing the Natural Laws of Relationships
Lead Sponsors: Merial, Live Oak Bank, Care Credit, PetCure Oncology, Wells Fargo. CE credit is provided by MVMA. 

2017 SISS Proceedings

Click here to view our entire Veterinarian, Technician, and Management Tracks offered.

 

Topic: Leptospirosis (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Tyler Klose, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM) & Elke Rudloff, DVM, DACVECC & Heather Clingan, CVT
Date:
  January 26, 2017
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N. Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Sponsors: Paris Pet, Zoetis, IDEXX
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

Proceedings

 

Topic: Current Techniques in CPR (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Elke Rudloff, DVM, DACVECC
Date:
  November 10, 2016
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N. Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Sponsors: Wells Fargo
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: Head Trauma (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Armi Pigott, DVM, DACVECC & Robert Rushing, DVM, DACVIM
Date:
  October 27, 2016
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N. Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Sponsors: CareCredit, Idexx, The Pet Apothecary, Wells Fargo
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: Perioperative NSAID Use (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Kevin Kroner, DVM
Date:
  September 22, 2016
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Marriott Racine | 7111 Washington Avenue, Racine
Sponsors: Zoetis, CareCredit, Merial, Wells Fargo, Marshfield
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: Management of Septic Peritonitis (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Janice Buback, DVM, MS, DACVS & Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC
Date:
  July 28, 2016
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N. Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Sponsors: CareCredit, Hill's Pet Nutrition, Wells Fargo
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: Current Techniques in CPR (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC
Date:
  May 26, 2016
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N. Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Sponsors: Wells Fargo, Global Endoscopy Solutions, Inc., Dental Associates
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

Proceedings

 

8th Annual Swing Into Summer Symposium (Click for more info.)

Date: April 16, 2016
Time: 11:30 am - 7:30 pm
Location: Radisson Milwaukee North Shore | 7065 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Presenters: Lakeshore Doctors, Technicians, and Management
Keynote: Tim Gard, CSP, CPAE – Change The Game: Reduce Stress And Inspire Leadership 
Lead Sponsors: Zoetis, PetCure Oncology, Merial, Wells Fargo, IDEXX, Live Oak Bank, CareCredit. CE credit is provided by MVMA.

2016 SISS Proceedings

Click here to view our entire Veterinarian, Technician, and Management Tracks offered. 

 

Topic: Adrenal Disease (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Kevin Byl, DVM, DACVIM 
Date:
  January 28, 2016
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N. Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Sponsors: Dechra, Impromed, Paris Pet Crematory, Elanco
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

Proceedings

 

Topic: Current Techniques in CPR

Presenter: Elke Rudloff, DVM, DACVECC
Date:
  November 14, 2015
Time: Reception 1pm | Lecture: 2pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Sponsors: Zoetis, ImproMed and CareCredit
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: Airway Disease (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Matt Stepnik, DVM, DACVS & Jamie Fleming, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Date:
  October 22, 2015
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture: 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Sponsors: Covidien, Pet Apothecary, Marshfield Labs, and Infiniti Medical
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: Diabetic Ketoacidosis (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Brent Lakia, DVM, MS & Jamie Fleming, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Date:  September 24, 2015
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture: 7pm
Location: Marriott Racine | 7111 Washington Avenue, Racine
Sponsors: CareCredit, Hill's, IDEXX
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: Atopic Dermatitis (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Casey Stepnik, DVM, DACVD
Date:
  July 23, 2015
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture: 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront | 4700 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Sponsor: Pet Apothecary, Merial, Diamondback Drugs, Royal Canin and Elanco
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

Proceedings

 

Topic: Current Techniques in CPR (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC
Date:
  May 28, 2015
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture: 7pm
Location: Holiday Inn Milwaukee Riverfront (NEW Location!) | 4700 N Port Washington Road, Milwaukee
Sponsor: Zoetis and CareCredit
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

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Topic: 7th Annual Swing into Summer Seminar (Click for more info.)

Date: April 18, 2015
Time: 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Radisson Milwaukee North Shore | 7065 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Presenters: Lakeshore Doctors, Technicians, and Management
Keynote: Animal Madness: How Anixous Dogs, Compulsive Parrots, and Elephants in Recovery Help Us Understand Ourselves” presented by Laurel Braitman, PhD
Lead Sponsors: Sound-Eklin, CareCredit, Merial, Live Oak Bank, and Zoetis. CE credit is provided by MVMA.

2015 SISS Proceedings

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Topic: Canine Meningitis: The Great Pretender (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Elke Rudloff, DVM, DACVECC & Robert Rushing, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
Date:
  January 22, 2015
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture: 7pm
Location: Radisson Milwaukee North Shore | 7065 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Sponsors: CareCredit, MiraVista Diagnostics, and Pet Apothecary
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.
Program Handout


Presenter: Elke Rudloff, DVM, DACVECC
Date:
  November 13, 2014
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture: 7pm
Location: Fox Bay Cinema Grill | 334 E Silver Spring Dr, Milwaukee
Sponsor: Zoetis
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.


Topic: Multimodal Approach to Managing Canine Arthritis (Click for more info.)
Topic: Current Techniques in CPR (Click for more info.)

Presenter: Kristin Luginbill, DVM
Date:
  October 23, 2014
Time: Reception 6pm | Lecture: 7pm
Location: Radisson Milwaukee North Shore | 7065 N Port Washington Rd, Milwaukee
Sponsor: Hill's, Royal Canin, Pet Apothecary, Nutramax
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.


Topic: Feline Gastrointestinal Lymphoma (Click for more info)

Presenter: Rachel Reiman, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Date:
  July 24, 2014
Sponsor: Hill's, Live Oak Bank, Merial, Pet Apothecary
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.
Program Handout  


Current Techniques in CPR

Presenter: Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC
Date:
  May 15, 2014
Sponsor: Zoetis
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.


Topic: 6th Annual Swing into Summer Seminar
A free, half-day educational workshop with customized tracks for veterinarians, technicians, administrators, and receptionists. Up to 4 hours of CE credit can be earned during regular sessions.
Date: April 5, 2014; 12:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Presenters: Lakeshore Doctors, Technicians, and Management
Keynote: “Life and Leadership Lessons from the North Pole” presented by John Huston, Polar Explorer.
Lead Sponsors: Abbott Lab, CareCredit, Sound-Eklin, and Zoetis. CE credit is provided by MVMA.

Please click here for seminar topics and registration

2014 SISS Presentations

Topic: Neurology: What a Pain in the Neck!
Presenter:
 Robert Rushing, DVM
Date:
  January 23, 2014
Credit: 
Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.
Program Handout


Topic: Endoscopy: You Want to Stick that WHERE?
Presenters: Tyler Klose, DVM, DACVIM
Date:  October 24, 2013
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.
Program Handout


Topic: Tracheal Collapse: Medical & Surgical Management
Presenters: Janice Buback, DVM, DACVS; Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC; Tyler Klose, DVM, DACVIM
Date:  July 25, 2013
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.
Program Handout


Topic: 5th Annual Swing into Summer Seminar
A free, half-day educational workshop with customized tracks for veterinarians, technicians, administrators, and receptionists. Up to 4 hours of CE credit can be earned during regular sessions.
Presenters:
Lakeshore Doctors, Technicians, and Management
Keynote Information: “Top 10 Marketing Must-Dos To Succeed In 2013” presented by Robin Brogdon, MA, President, BluePrints Veterinary Marketing Group
Date: Saturday, April 20th, 2013
Lead Sponsors: Abbott Lab, CareCredit, Midwest Veterinary Supply, Paris Pet Crematory, Zoetis. CE credit is provided by MVMA.

2013 SISS Presentations


Topic: Approach to the Itchy Dog
Presenter: Casey Stepnik, DVM, DACVD
Date:  January 24, 2013
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

 

Topic: Understanding Anesthesia Equipment: Monitors
Presenter: Jenny Wendtlandt, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia)
Dates:  Wednesday, November 14, 2012  6:30pm
            Wednesday, December 5, 2012    12:00pm
Credit: 2.0 hours CE credits offered
Program Handout

 

Topic: Canine/Feline Soft Tissue Sarcoma Diagnosis and Treatment
Presenter: Rachel Reiman, DVM, DACVIM & Matt Stepnik, DVM, DACVS
Date:  Thursday, October 25, 2012             
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.
Program Handout

 

Topic: Transfusions and Autotransfusions
Presenter: Andrew Linklater, DVM, DACVECC
Date:  Thursday, July 26, 2012         
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.

 

4th Annual Swing into Summer Seminar
Presenters: Lakeshore Doctors, Technicians, and Management
Location: Radisson Hotel - 2303 North Mayfair Road
Date:  Saturday, April 28th, 2012

Please click here for more information! Doctors and staff are welcome to attend! We look forward to seeing you.


Topic: Endocrine Disorders
Presenter: Jamie Fleming, DVM, DACVIM
Date:  February 23, 2012
Credit: Co-sponsored by the MVMA. 1.5 hours of CE credit offered.
Program Handout


Other Program Handouts

Gastric Dilitation Volvulus  Presenters: Tina Ratzel, CVT, Megan Tremelling, DVM, MS, Brian Teunissen, DVM DACVS, Kevin Byl, DVM, DACVIM, Janice Buback, DVM, MS, DACVS

Brachycephalic Syndrome and Laryngeal Paralysis  Presenters: Joann Dowe, CVT, Wade Tate, DVM, Janice Buback, DVM, MS, DACVS

Hemoabdomen  Presenters: Mandy Nonemacher, CVT, Carrie Stefaniak, DVM, Jacob Odders, DVM, DACVS

Labrador Hepatitis and other Breed Specific Hepatopathies  Presenters: Kevin Byl, DVM, DACVIM, Janice Buback, DVM, MS, DACVS

Immune Mediate Hemolytic Anemia  Presenters: Jamie Fleming, DVM, DACVIM, Tyler Klose, DVM, DACVIM

Cranial Cruciate Disease  Presenters: Brian Teunissen, DVM, DACVS, Jacob Odders, DVM, DACVS, Janice Buback, DVM, MS, DACVS

Anesthesia  Guest speaker: Andre Shih, DVM, DACVA