This on demand course will focus on advances in companion animal endocrinology. Topics covered will include the management of dogs and cats with diabetes mellitus, including patients with diabetic ketoacidosis; monitoring methods for dogs with hyperadrenocorticism; and medical and dietary therapy for hyperlipidemia.  

This virtual program will consist of traditional lectures, short presentations covering key abstracts from recent meetings, and panel discussions. Diplomates and candidates will be provided with a unique opportunity to focus on specialist-level conditions, and learn from colleagues in both academia and private practice. New ideas and approaches can be immediately incorporated into daily activities, with enhanced patient care and improved outcomes. 

 By the end of the course, you will be able to: 

1. Create a logical and appropriate plan for the stable diabetic dog and cat.
2. Create an appropriate treatment plan for the patient with DKA.
3. Effectively evaluate and manage dogs with hyperlipidemia.
4. Understand and apply current best practices in the management and monitoring of dogs with hyperadrenocorticism.
5. Add nutrition as a tool to help manage endocrine conditions.    

RACE Application Status: 

On Demand Course: This program has been approved for 20 hours of Anytime, Non-Interactive-distance medical continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE-approval. Participants should be aware that some state boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Please contact your state board directly with any questions.