The Refractory Vomiter

15jul8:00 pm9:00 pmThe Refractory VomiterVECCS x VIN Webinar

Event Details

By: Steven Berkowitz, DVM, DACVECC

Description: Refractory Vomiting diagnosis and treatment modalities

By the end of the session, attendees will be able to:

  1. Be able to identify and diagnose causes of vomiting. Mechanism of action for multimodal care. Treatment and stabilization of said patients.

Speaker Info: Dr. Berkowitz attended St. Georges University and did his clinical year of training at University of Illinois. Dr. Berkowitz joined the Critical Care Team at NorthStar VETS in 2017. Prior to that, he completed a three-year residency in Emergency and Critical Care at Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus, NJ. His residency was completed at one of the first level one veterinary trauma centers in the United States. Dr. Berkowitz can be seen on seasons 5 and 6 of “Animal Precinct” on Animal Planet, which was filmed at the Bergh Memorial Animal Hospital of the ASPCA wherein he did his rotating internship. Dr. Berkowitz’s professional interests include management of metabolic and endocrine emergencies, as well as septic patients. He is published as the primary author in the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care with his article “Resolution of spontaneous hemoabdomen secondary to peliosis hepatis following surgery and azithromycin treatment in a Bartonella species infected dog. “ Dr. Berkowitz proudly serves on the Board of Trustees for “Mickey’s Kids,” which helps provide service dogs in New Jersey for children in need. He is also on the Board of Diversity and Inclusion with the College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care, on the New Jersey Veterinary Medical Association’s Educational Committee, as well as serving as a critical care reviewer for Vet Companion, which is an online service for veterinary professionals. He is also currently involved in the reviewing process for the newest version of the RECOVER Guidelines for advancing knowledge in CPR in the veterinary field. In addition to being the staff Criticalist at NorthStar VETS, he also serves as the Director of the Ann Smith Memorial Blood Bank, and holds a certificate of completion in Tactical Emergency and Casualty Care through NAEMT (National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians,) which qualifies him as a first responder to mass casualty events involving both human and veterinary patients. He is currently an instructor for this organization as well.


July 15, 2024 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm(GMT-04:00)