Jacksonville Veterinary Medical Society

Continuing Education

Scheduled Continuing Education Events
This is a list of our currently scheduled continuing education events. Please check back periodically for new events.

JVMS Hot Breakfast CE May 19, 2024

JVMS — FREE, LIVE & IN PERSON CE – Renal Injury, Acute Kidney Injury, Renal Toxins, Lower Urinary Track Surgery for Dogs and Cats.

Listing of Prior JVMS CE Meetings

JVMS Sunday CE Program

CE Chairman: Mitch Crystal

03/28/2021 – The Big One 2021 – VIRTUAL LIVE ONLINE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR / ZOOM – Protecting Your Veterinary License: FL Laws/Rules, GA LEAP (Jennifer Erlinger, JD, MBA; Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A.), FL Dispensing Controlled Drugs (Zach Langston, PharmD; Pharmacist in Charge, North Beaches Pharmacy), Hydration Fixation: Beyond The Water Bowl And Nutritional Management of Atopy & Food Allergy in Dogs & Cats (Ainsley Bone, DVM, MBA; Senior Veterinary Communications Manager, Nestlé Purina PetCare)

03/01/2020 – A Case-Based Approach To The Patient With Increased Liver Enzymes And The Role Of Nutraceuticals In The Management Of Liver Diseases In Dogs And Cats And A Case-Based Approach To Canine Chronic Liver Disease (Joseph Taboada DVM, DACVIM (SIAM), Professor, Small Animal Internal Medicine; Associate Dean, Academic Affairs and Accreditation; School of Veterinary Medicine, Louisiana State University), Anesthesia Topics- Capnometry And Alfaxalone (Fernando Garcia-Pereira, DVM, DACVAA, Veterinary Anesthesia Services, Jacksonville, Florida; Former Associate Professor Anesthesia and Pain Management, University of Florida)

11/24/2019 – The Crucial Role of Topical Therapy in Management of Skin Disorders (Joel Griffies DVM, DACVD; Senior Dermatologist, Animal Dermatology Clinic, Marietta, GA), Cutaneous Manifestations of Endocrinopathies (Sarah Bartlett DVM, DACVD; Medical Director / Dermatologist, Animal Friends Dermatology, Jacksonville, FL), Update on Managing Canine Hyperadrenocorticism and It’s About Perfusion (Sam Gindville, DVM, Professional Services Veterinarian, Dechra)

09/29/2019 - An Overview of Cannabinoids in Veterinary Practice (Jeffery Powers, DVM; Vice Chairman AVMA Council on Biologic and Therapeutic Agents, Chairman AVMA Clinical Practitioners Advisory Committee, Chairman AVMA Working Group on Cannabis, Owner Veterinary Clinics North in Northern Michigan), Veterinary Cannabinoids: Science, Research, Trends & More (Stephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VTS-LAM [Research Anesthesia); Director of Education & Development, ElleVet Sciences)

04/28/2019 – Preventing Behavior Problems & Fear Free Practice (Valarie Tynes, DVM, DACVB; Veterinary Services Specialist, CEVA), 3 Repel It or Regret It, Reducing the Threat of Canine Vector Borne Disease & Heartworm Prevention Strategy Update (Edward Wakem, DVM; Veterinary Services Team, CEVA)

03/03/2019 – The Big One 2019, Protecting Your Veterinary License: FL Laws/Rules, GA LEAP, Dog Bite Laws (Jennifer Erlinger, JD, MBA and David Wolf, JD; Wood, Atter & Wolf, P.A.), FL Dispensing Controlled Drugs (Zach Langston, PharmD; Pharmacist in Charge, North Beaches Pharmacy), Probiotic Therapy, The Gut And Beyond (Ainsley Bone, DVM, MBA; Veterinary Communications Manager, Nestlé Purina PetCare), Intestinal Parasite Prevalence In Dog Parks (Lynda Green, VMD; Regional Consulting Veterinarian, Elanco Animal Health)

10/14/2018 - Feline Medical and/or Surgical Topics (Sponsor: Purina), Gary Norsworthy, DVM, DABVP, Alamo Feline Health Center

9/9/2018 - Nutrition: Basic Nutrition & Clinical Tools; Unconventional Diet: Are Grain Free, Raw and Holistic Diets Really Better?; Hydrolyzed Diets: Theory, Practice and Real World Experience; A Step-By-Step Approach to Canine and Feline Weight Loss; Top Ten Feline Nutritional Tips (Sponsor: Royal Canin), Avi Deshmukh, DVM, MS, PhD, Royal Canin Scientific Services Veterinarian

5/6/2018 - Cardiology: Acquired Heart Disease in the Dog; Management of Canine CHF and Associated Arrhythmias; Feline Cardiovascular Disease; Management and Prevention of Feline CHF Aortic Thromboembolism (Sponsors: Idexx), John Bonagura, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology & Internal Medicine), Professor of Veterinary Clinical Science, The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine

4/18/2018 - Nutritional Neurology Care and Clinical Topics in Surgery, Medicine/Oncology, and Ophthalmology (Sponsors: Purina, North Florida Veterinary Specialists, Affiliated Veterinary Specialists, Animal Eye Clinics of North Florida), Ainsley Bone, DVM, Veterinary Communications Manager Purina; Brad Schmidt, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), NFVS; Dan Brown, DVM, DACVO, AEC; AVS

2/18/2018 - Dermatology (Sponsor: CEVA), Ursula Thomas, DVM, DACVD, Veterinary Services Specialist in Dermatology, CEVA

1/17/2018 - Compassion Fatigue, Burnout and Mental Health of Veterinary Professionals (Sponsors: University of Florida, North Florida Veterinary Specialists, Affiliated Veterinary Specialists, Animal Eye Clinics of North Florida), Chris Sanchez, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LAIM), Interim Chair & Professor, Large Animal Clinical Sciences Department, Medical Director, UF Large Animal Hospital; Amanda House, DVM, DACVIM (LAIM), Director for Student Affairs, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of large Animal Clinical Sciences

11/19/2017 - Nutritional Approach to Managing Lower Urinary Tract Disease in Cats & Dogs; Nutritional Approaches to Gastrointestinal Disease in Cats & Dogs; How to Read a Pet Food Label; Insurance for the Veterinary Professional – What Kind & How Much Do You Need? (Sponsors: Royal Canine, DOC-DI.com), Erin Can DVM, Scientific Services Veterinarian Royal Canine, JVMS President; Maureen Kirschhofer CLU, Check

10/11/2017 - Kidney Disease in Dogs and Cats: Early Diagnosis and Nutritional Management; Clinical Approach to Chronic Coughing in Dogs; Mast Cell Disease – Surgical Decision Making (Sponsors: Idexx, Hill’s, North Florida Veterinary Specialists, Affiliated Veterinary Specialists, Animal Eye Clinics of North Florida), Mariska Laszlo, DVM, Professional Services Veterinarian, Idexx; Carolyn Luther, DVM, Professional Consulting Veterinarian, Hill’s Pet nutrition; Kim Voisine DVM, DACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine), North Florida Veterinary Specialists; Bridget Morton, DVM, Residency Trained Small Animal Surgery, Affiliated Veterinary Specialists

7/12/2017 - Adrenal Tumors, Adrenal Surgery, Ocular Protothecosis, Fraud Protection, (Sponsors: The Veterinary Specialty Group), Brad Schmidt DVM, DACVIM (Oncology) North Florida Veterinary Specialists; Jay Erne DVM, DACVS, Affiliated Veterinary Specialists; Matt Chandler DVM, DACVO,
Animal Eye Clinics of North Florida, Inc.; and Jean Jackson Vice President, Relationship Manager, TD Bank

5/21/2017 - Dermatology, (Sponsor: Zoetis) Dana Liska, DVM, DACVD, Zoetis South Central Region Dermatologist

4/12/2017 - Osteoarthritis/Grapiprant [Galliprant®]; Canine Inappetence/Capromorelin [Entyce®]; MDR1, (Sponsors: The Veterinary Specialty Group, Aratana Therapeutics, Patterson Veterinary, Elanco), Jessica Larson, DVM, DACVIM (Small Animal Internal Medicine), Aratana Therapeutics; Mitch Crystal, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine), North Florida Veterinary Specialists

1/22/2017 - THE BIG ONE III, FL Laws and Rules and GA LEAP (Denise Farris, esq., Farris Law Firm), FL Controlled Drugs (Zach Langston, North Beaches Pharmacy), Feline Chronic Kidney Disease (Gary Norsworthy, DVM, DABVP [Feline Practice], Alamo Feline Health Center) (Sponsor - Purina & Boehringer Ingelheim)

11/20/16 - Cardiology / Heartworm Disease (Sponsor - CEVA; Speakers Stephen Jones, DVM, Lakeside Animal Hospital, immediate past president American Heartworm Society; John McCall, MS, PhD, Professor Emeritus University of Georgia, Associate Editor of the American Heartworm Society; Carol Ferguson, DVM, Veterinary Services Manager CEVA Animal Health)

09/18/2016 – Heartworm Resistance, 2016 Florida Rabies Challenge, Enhancing Flea Control Compliance (Sponsor – Merial, Speakers – Clarke Atkins, DVM, DACVIM [Internal Medicine & Cardiology], Distinguished Professor of Companion Animal Medicine (Emeritus) at North Carolina State University; Alex Thomasson, DVM, Courtesy Clinical Assistant Professor at University of Florida, Adjunct Faculty in Parasitology at St. Matthews University School of Veterinary Medicine; Brian Scott, DVM, DACVD, Tampa Bay Veterinary Specialists)

05/15/2016 – Diagnostic Updates / Case Studies, Urinalysis / Urine Diagnostics, Diabetes Mellitus, Feline Hyperthyroidism (Sponsor – Idexx Speaker – Pete Kintzer, DVM, DACVIM [Internal Medicine])

02/21/2016 - Clinical Pathology (Sponsor - Antech Diagnostics; Speaker - Jim Meinkoth, DVM, PhD, DACVP)

11/08/2015 - Chronic Renal Disease; Case Rounds; Tick Diseases & Prevention; Lyme Disease (Sponsor - Idexx; Speakers Bryan Rothlein DVM and Kerry Clark MPH, Ph.D, Professor Epidemiology & Environmental Health, University of North Florida)

06/14/2015 - Pain Management and Suture Science & Selection (Sponsor - Elanco; Speakers - Mark Epstein DVM, DABVP, CVPP and Brent McCulloch)

03/01/2015 - THE BIG ONE II: FL & GA Laws, Rules and Ethics; Controlled Drugs; Vaccines; Probiotics (Sponsors - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Purina, North Beaches Pharmacy; Speakers - Mike Poland RPH; Denise E. Farris Esq.; Mike Lappin DVM, PhD, DACVIM-Internal Medicine)
12/14/2014 - Dermatology (Sponsor - CEVA; Speaker - Valerie Fadok, DVM, DACVD)

09/14/2014 - Leptospirosis; Fluid Therapy in Critical Patients; Canine Soft Tissue Injuries (Sponsors - Zoetis and Nutramax, Speakers - Carsten Bandt DVM, DAVECC and Jannell Appel DVM, CCRT)

05/18/2014 - Feline Topics; Nutrition; Management of Chronic Diarrhea (Sponsors - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica and Purina; Speakers - Donna Stephens-Manley DVM and Jason Gagne DVM)

03/09/2014 - IT, Communications & Web Marketing Topics (Sponsor - Elanco; Speaker - Eric Garcia)

12/08/2013 - Radiology (Sponsors - Sound-Elkin; Speakers - Bill Hornof DVM, MS, DACVR and Reid Tyson DVM, DACVR)

09/15/2013 - THE BIG ONE: Required Florida Law and Controlled Drug and Medical Topics (Sponsors - Boehringer Ingelheim, Iam’s, North Beaches Pharmacy; Speakers:  Mike Poland, RPH; Denise E. Farris, Esq.; Dan Green, DVM; Doug Yanik, MBA, DVM)

06/02/2013 - Behavior (Sponsor - CEVA; Speaker - Terry Curtis DVM, DACVB)

03/17/2013 - Feline Medicine (Sponsor - Boehringer Ingelheim; Speaker - Gary Norsworthy DVM, DABVP)

02/06/2013 - Technician CE: Cardiology (Sponsors - Boehringer Ingelheim and North Florida Veterinary Specialists [NFVS]; Speakers - Mitch Crystal DVM, DACVIM-Internal Medicine, Sherrie Foresi CVT + Katie Russell, and Dr. Ricardo Irizarry)

11/18/2012 - Internal Medicine and Emergency/Critical Care (Sponsor - North Florida Veterinary Specialists [NFVS]; Speakers - Drs. Ricardo Irizarry, Allison O'Kell and Joon Im)

10/23/2012 - Technician CE: Cardiology (Sponsors - Boehringer Ingelheim and North Florida Veterinary Specialists [NFVS]; Speakers - Mitch Crystal DVM, DACVIM-Internal Medicine, Sherrie Foresi CVT + Katie Russell, and Dr. Ricardo Irizarry)

05/20/2012 - Dermatology, Dentistry and Drugs (Sponsor - Purina; Speakers - Mike Poland, RPH, Sharon Hoffman DVM, DAVDC and Sarah Bartlett DVM, DACVD)

04/23/2012 - Cardiology (Sponsors - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica and North Florida Veterinary Specialists [NFVS]; Speaker - Andrew Beardow DVM, DACVIM-Cardiology)

03/11/2012 - Soft Tissue Sarcomas (Sponsor - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica; Speakers - Drs. Phil Kass and Brad Schmidt)

11/08/2011 - Cytology Workshops (Sponsor - Antech and North Florida Veterinary Specialists [NFVS]; Speakers - Jim Meinkoth DVM, PhD, DACVP-Clinical Pathology and Mitch Crystal DVM, DACVIM-Internal Medicine)

11/07/2011 - Cytology Workshops (Sponsor - Antech and North Florida Veterinary Specialists [NFVS]; Speakers - Jim Meinkoth DVM, PhD, DACVP-Clinical Pathology and Mitch Crystal DVM, DACVIM-Internal Medicine)

11/06/2011 - Clinical Pathology and Cytology (Sponsors - Antech and Morgan Stanley; Speakers - Jim Meinkoth DVM, PhD, DACVP-Clinical Pathology and Joe Leeth DVM, DACVP-Clinical Pathology)

09/18/2011 - Creating a World Class Service Organization - joint FVMA and JVMS Meeting (Sponsors - Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Franck’s Compounding Lab, Hyperbaric Veterinary Medicine, MWI Veterinary Supply, Nutramax Laboratories, Inc., Pfizer Animal Health, Purchasing Services, Inc., Purina Nestle, PurinaCare Pet Health Insurance, Roadrunner Pharmacy, Webster Veterinary; Speakers - Dennis Snow, Edwin Bayó and Kent Kruse DVM)

06/05/2011 - Client Compliance, Client Communication and Patient-Centered Veterinary Practice (Sponsor - Hill’s Pet Nutrition: Speaker - Mike McIntyre DVM)

03/20/2011 - Parasitology (Sponsors - Lilly/Elanco Companion Animal Health and Morgan Stanley; Speaker - Byron Blagburn MS, PhD)

CE Chairman: Jennifer Locke

03/21/2010 - Orthopedics (Sponsor - Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica and Royal Canin; Speakers - Chad Devitt DVM, MS, DACVS, Jay Erne DVM, Carolyn McKune DVM, DACVAA and Tom McNicholas DVM, DACVS)

06/06/2010 - Canine and Feline Endocrinology (Speaker - Robert K. McDonald DVM)

08/15/2010 - FVMA Post Recession Recovery Planning (Sponsor - FVMA: Karen Felsted CPA, MS, CVPM)

11/07/2010 - Cardiology (Sponsors - Boehringer-Ingelheim Vetmedica and Morgan Stanley; Speaker - Amara Estrada DVM, DACVIM-Cardiology)

03/29/2009 - Pharmacy / GI & Nutrition (Sponsors - Diamondback Drugs and Hill’s; Speakers -  Michael Blaire and Debbie Davenport MS, DVM, DACVIM-Internal Medicine)

06/28/2009 - Medical & Surgical Oncology (Sponsors - AVS, SEVO; Speakers - Jennifer Locke DVM, DACVIM-Oncology, Tracy LaDue DVM, DACVIM-Oncology, Jay Erne DVM , Kevin Drygas DVM and Steven Neihaus DVM)

09/13/2009 - Practice Management / Legal & Ethical issues (Sponsors - FVMA, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Iam’s, Frank’s Pharmacy, Skip’s Pharmacy, Nutramax, Fort Dodge; Speakers - Douglas Jack Esq.)

11/15/2009 - Internal Medicine / Oncology (Sponsor – North Florida Veterinary Specialists [NFVS]; Speakers - Mitch Crystal DVM, DACVIM-Internal medicine, Paula Levine DVM, DACVIM-Internal Medicine, Brad Schmidt DVM, DACVIM-Oncology, and Paul Sorrentino DVM)

CE Chairman: Deanna Schoenborn

11/09/2008 - Neurology / Neurosurgery (Sponsors - MWI, Elsevier, Regions; Speakers - Anthony Hopkins BVCs, MVM, MRCVS, DACVIM-Neurology, John Meeks DVM, DACVIM-Neurology, Jeff Clarke DVM, DACVIM-Neurology, Michael Wong DVM)

09/14/2008 - Dermatology (Sponsors - Pfizer, Iam’s, and Veterinary Pet Insurance; Speaker - William H. Miller VMD, DACVD)

06/08/2008 - Radiology and Dentistry (Sponsors - FVMA, Pfizer, Nutramax, Diagnostic Imaging; Bill Schoenborne DVM, DACVR, Michael Peak DVM, DAVDC, Nancy Loes DVM, MBA, Jerome Perrone CVT, VTS)

03/09/2008 - Behavior and Pharmacy Updates (Sponsors - Hills and Diamondback Drugs; Speakers - Terry Curtis DVM, DACVB and Michael Blaire)