2019 MVVMA CE Calendar


Sunday, November 10, 2019 – November Seminar
(6 CE Credits plus 1 CE Optional Bonus Topic)

Veterinary & Vet Tech Programs Offered
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Veterinary Program: 9:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. plus optional CE topic from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

  • Speaker: Lorrie E. Gaschen, DVM, Dr.Med.Vet, PhD, DECVDI, Professor & Associate Dean, LSU, School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Topics (6 CE Credits): Radiographic Interpretation of Pulmonary Patterns & Disease Causes (Dogs & Cats), Diagnosing Airway Collapse (Dogs), Improving Cardiac Radiographic Interpretation (Dogs & Cats), Diagnosing Abdominal Obstruction (Dogs & Cats),
  • Bonus Topic (1 CE Credit): Interpreting the Upper GI Barium Study (Dogs & Cats)
  • Location: Hilton Garden Inn, Austin Landing, 12000 Innovation Drive, Miamisburg, Ohio
  • About Our Speaker: Dr. Gaschen received her DVM from the University of Florida, was in private practice in Florida for two years after which time she did a diagnostic imaging residency at the University of Bern in Switzerland and became a diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging. She received her PhD in renal transplant imaging in animal models at the University Medical School in Utrecht then returned to the University of Bern where she became an associate professor. Her major research interests are in gastrointestinal ultrasound and vascular imaging as well as MRI. Currently, she is a full professor at the Louisiana State University, Section of Diagnostic Imaging as well as being the Associate Dean for Diversity and Faculty Affairs. She has authored numerous publications and book chapters mainly in the field of ultrasound, vascular and gastrointestinal imaging where she has done the majority of her research and is a frequent national and international lecturer. Lorrie is a graduate of the AAVMC leadership academy and is currently directing new initiatives in diversity, inclusivity and women’s leadership at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine for faculty, students and staff.


  • 8:30 a.m. Registration – Continental Breakfast provided
  • 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Lecture with morning and afternoon refreshment breaks
  • 12:00 p.m. Buffet lunch (included)
  • 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Bonus Topic (optional)


Vet Tech Program: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon (3 CE Credits)

  • Speaker: Abby Blubaugh, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) – MedVet
  • Topic: Recognition & Treatment of Common Anesthetic Complications
  • Speaker: Danielle N. Hager, Radiology STL – MedVet
  • Topic: Radiographic Techniques, Tips & Safety


  • 8:30 a.m. Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Vet Tech lectures with morning refreshment break (lunch is not included)


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