CenCan 2016

13 Reasons to Visit Winnipeg in February!

Although the weather may not be one of those reasons, the speakers certainly are! We are thrilled to bring 13 incredible speakers including Mark Opperman, Fraser Hale, Paul Fricke, Margie Scherk and Nigel Caulkett to CenCan this February.

This year’s CenCan Conference offers something for everyone. With the dynamic lineup of nationally and internationally renowned speakers, we are confident attendance will be very high for those wanting quality continuing education.

Don’t miss your chance to hear the 13 Reasons to visit Winnipeg in February!

1. DR. PAUL FRICKE - DAIRY CATTLE REPRODUCTION
• Strategies for submitting dairy cows for first insemination (1.5 CE credit hours
• Strategies for nonpregnancy diagnosis (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Strategies for resynchronizing nonpregnant dairy cows for second & greater insemination (1.5 CE credit hours)

2. DR. ED PAJOR - CATTLE HANDLING & BEHAVIOUR
• Cattle handling (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Cattle behaviour (1.5 CE credit hours) 

3. DR. JAYNE TAKAHASHI - COMMUNICATION
• Who is your client? (1.5 CE credit hours)
• You only care about the money (1.5 CE credit hours)
• What do I say? (1.5 CE credit hours)

4. DR. MICHEL LÉVY - INTERNAL MEDICINE
• Sheep GI parasites and anthelmintic resistance (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Equine neurologic examination and diseases (1.5 CE credit hours) 

5. DR. TRISHA DOWLING - PHARMACOLOGY
• Prudent use of antimicrobials in large animals(1.5 CE credit hours)
• Drug residues in food animals (1.5 CE credit hours) 

6. DR. NIGEL CAULKETT - ANESTHESIOLOGY
• Update on small animal anesthesia and analgesia(1.5 CE credit hours)
• Anesthesia of avian and exotic pets (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Practical large animal anesthesia and supportive care (1.5 CE credit hours) 

7. DR. MARIE HOLOWAYCHUK - EMERGENCY & CRITICAL CARE
• Management of cats in shock (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Respiratory emergencies: taking the “stress” out of respiratory distress (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Laboratory assessment of bleeding patients (1.5 CE credit hours) 

8. DR. JOE BRACAMONTE - EQUINE
• Wounds in horses: The nuts and bolts in wound management (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Lameness in the horse: how to perform a correct lameness examination and management of the common foot disorders (1.5 CE credit hours) 

9. DR. FRASER HALE - DENTISTRY
• Intra-oral dental radiography – why is it essential, the equipment needed and how to get diagnostic images. (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Periodontal disease (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Pro-active dental care (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Intra-oral dental radiology (1.5 CE credit hours)

10. MR. MARK OPPERMAN - BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
• Financial reporting and inventory control (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Exceeding your clients’ expectations (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Inside the exam room (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Communication - the key to success (1.5 CE credit hours)

11. DR. MARGIE SCHERK - FELINE HEALTH & BEHAVIOUR
• Respectful cat handling vs. cat wrangling (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Feline liver and renal health: what role might nutraceuticals play? (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Analgesia for feline arthritis (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Skinny old cats: aging gracefully, medicine for the senior and geriatric patient (1.5 CE credit hours)

12. MR. RUSS CHAMBERS (HOMEWOOD HEALTH) - CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
• Handle with care – conflict resolution in the workplace (1.5 CE credit hours) 

13. DR. CHRIS ENRIGHT - WORKING WITH WILDLIFE
• Lecture (1.5 CE credit hours)
• Zoo Tour (3.0 CE credit hours)

The Victoria Inn will host the 2016 CenCan Conference. Conveniently located adjacent to the James A. Richardson International  Airport, but still only minutes from downtown.

To receive a discounted room rate of $135.00 per night, please call the Victoria Inn directly at 204-786-4801. Reservation code is: 673626 or say “MVMA”.

Registration will open in early December. 

For more information, please contact:
Tracy Rees
MVMA Member Services Coordinator
Email: trees@mvma.ca
Phone: 204-832-1276 ext. 3

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