october, 2020

26oct8:00 pm9:00 pmPulmonary Hypertension: What is it, when should we suspect it, and what can we do about it?VECCS x VIN Webinar

Event Details

By: Chris McLaughlin, DVM, DACVECC

Course Objectives:

    1. Review the definition and pathophysiology of Pulmonary Hypertension.
    2. Review the current recommendations for diagnosis of Pulmonary Hypertension in Dogs.
    3. Discuss the components of a thorough diagnostic workup in patients suspected of having Pulmonary Hypertension.
    4. Discuss treatment options for the emergent patient presenting for Pulmonary Hypertension.


Speaker Info:
Dr. McLaughlin is originally from Woodstock, New Brunswick, Canada, and graduated from the Atlantic Veterinary College on Prince Edward Island. He then completed an Internship in Companion Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Ontario Veterinary College followed by a Residency in Emergency and Critical Care at North Carolina State University. He obtained board certification as a specialist in Emergency and Critical Care in 2016, and practiced as Director of Emergency and Critical Care in a large private practice for 4 years, before returning to NCSU for a Residency in Cardiology. His special interests include interventional cardiology, mechanical ventilation in congestive heart failure, as well as respiratory medicine and disorders of coagulation.

Time

(Monday) 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EST

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