By: Elke Rudloff, DVM, Diplomate ACVECC, cVMA & Marie Kerl DVM, MPH, DACVIM, DACVECC Course Description: In this session, an emergency and critical care specialist and internal medicine specialist will present
By: Elke Rudloff, DVM, Diplomate ACVECC, cVMA &
Marie Kerl DVM, MPH, DACVIM, DACVECC
In this session, an emergency and critical care specialist and internal medicine specialist will present cases that highlight typical and atypical medical emergencies. Cases presented will be emergent cases that require longer term, chronic management as well as internal medicine cases that become emergencies. Discussions may include how to decide how much should be done in the ER and what might wait for the internist to do.
Dr. Rudloff is a 1991 graduate of Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine. She completed her residency training at the Animal Emergency Center and achieved board certification in the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 1995. She has supervised/mentored 30 ACVECC Diplomates and is currently a clinical supervisor at the Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists in Glendale, Wisconsin. She is certified in veterinary medical acupuncture by the CURACORE Integrative Medicine and Education Center as well as certified as an instructor in RECOVER CPR. She has served as the IVECCS Program Coordinator from 1998-2009, and from 2013 until now. She is the 2008 recipient of the Ira Zaslow Award for distinguished service in the field of veterinary emergency and critical care and is an internationally recognized educator in the field of veterinary emergency and critical care. She routinely incorporates her medical acupuncture skills into her everyday practice to enhance the well-being and pain management of critically ill and injured patients. Her special interests include fluid resuscitation, pain management and trauma management, topics on which she has published in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters.
Marie Kerl obtained her DVM from Auburn University and Masters of Public Health from the University of Missouri, and completed specialty training at the Animal Medical Center in New York. She is a diplomate of ACVIM and ACVECC. Dr. Kerl is currently Chief Medical Officer for VCA Inc. Her duties include medical leadership to advance the highest quality of care within VCA hospitals through education and training. Additional professional activities include online teaching and disaster response. Dr. Kerl has received the Norden Distinguished Teaching Award, and the Ira Zaslow Award for service to VECCS.
(Monday) 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST