New this year: sessions on the long-term effects of COVID-19 on pets, humans and veterinary practices
ORLANDO, Fla., March 31, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Veterinarians from around the world will gather at VMX 2021. June 5th to 9th live in Orange County Congress Center (OCCC) in Orlando and virtually everywhere to learn the latest diagnoses, treatments and special procedures in veterinary medicine. The North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) announced today that more than 650 sessions will be taught and presented, including: Separation Anxiety in a Post-COVID World; Obesity in cats and dogs; and new options in cancer treatment for dogs. VMX, the world’s largest and most comprehensive global veterinary education conference, is hosted by NAVC, the world’s leading provider of veterinary education.
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“VMX provides the forum to learn about the advances in veterinary medicine that are helping animals live longer and better.”
“VMX provides the forum for veterinary professionals to learn about and stay updated on the many advances in veterinary medicine that are helping animals live longer, better quality lives,” said NAVC CEO Gene O’Neill. “With the first virtual expansion of VMX through NAVC, veterinarians everywhere will have the opportunity to learn from and connect with the world’s most renowned veterinary experts. They can also explore our award-winning VMX Expo Hall, network with colleagues, and have fun Great entertainment wherever you want – in person Orlando or anywhere online. “
CONFERENCE SESSION HIGHLIGHTS
From pets to farm animals to exotic animals, VMX 2021 offers more than 600 hours of advanced training courses and practical workshops at the live event in Orlando and more than 250 virtual and on-demand sessions that will be available through September 32021.
Long-term effects of COVID-19. More than half a dozen sessions are presented on COVID-19, including:
Obesity and loss of appetite (loss of appetite). Widespread, multifactorial, and difficult to treat, these symptoms can easily become a disease in themselves. Sessions will include: Early Obesity Intervention, Case-Based Anorexia Review and Appetite Stimulant Use, and Chronic Anorexia Treatment in Dogs.
Oncology, aging; and cardiology sessions. These are some of the most sought-after sessions among attending veterinarians. The lectures will cover: new surgical options for treating bone cancer in dogs; Developing a rehabilitation plan for the aging dog; how to judge the older cat; Diagnosis and treatment of heart failure in dogs and cats; Complications in Dogs with Mitral Valve Disease; Care of the pacemaker patient; and an update on heart biomarkers.
Other notable sessions will cover: Managing the ever-changing shortages of anesthetics and analgesics seen in human medicine; comprehensive emergency and intensive care procedures; Coping with extreme behavioral challenges; Acupuncture and medical CBD for pain management; Infectious diseases in cats; chronic kidney failure; Advances and innovations in canine sports medicine; Understand how a horse thinks and what factors affect handling; common anesthetic mistakes and myths; and ultrasound scans in reptiles.
VMX EXPO HALL AND NEW PRODUCT GALLERY
Veterinarians around the world can find out about and engage with the latest products and innovations in the industry in the NAVC’s award-winning Expo Hall Orange County Convention Center and virtual in the VMX Virtual Expo Hall. With the help of advanced simulation technology, the interactive and engaging experience of the Live Expo Hall is brought to life virtually so that visitors can enjoy an impressive 3D experience “as if they were there”.
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ENTERTAINMENT AND KEYNOTE
Veterinarians attending the live and virtual events will be heard by some of the most influential and persuasive speakers in the industry, including Temple Grandin. Grandin, one of Time Magazine’s “Most Influential People” and the subject of an Emmy and Golden Globe Award winning film, will be keynote speaker for Farm Animal’s Ethical Perspectives on Euthanasia program. Entertainment is led by award-winning artists James Corden Who is the virtual host of the VMX opening ceremony on Saturday evening June 5th?
The NAVC has added many new health and safety guidelines for VMX 2021 that meet strict health protocols. This includes mask requests at any time while you are in the OCCC. registration documents sent in advance; Paramedic on site; Temperature screening; social distancing; Cleaning, disinfecting and disinfecting; and health reminders on site. The NAVC will also use larger conference rooms for training sessions. The aisles of the Expo hall have been widened and specific one-way traffic and various social distancing measures will be introduced. Carpets will be removed from the exhibition hall.
Media with Proof of Entitlement can visit VMX live for free Orlando or virtually. For more information on registration, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Before and during VMX, media representatives can visit the NAVC’s Virtual Press Center to find daily course highlights, schedule interviews with a veterinary expert, and find other useful conference resources.
About the NAVC
The North American Veterinary Community (NAVC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and advancing veterinary professionals worldwide. The NAVC is the world’s leading provider of veterinary education, providing veterinary professionals essential training, tools, and resources to keep pace with advances in veterinary medicine and deliver the best medical care to animals everywhere. Through its commitment to innovation and excellence, NAVC has developed a diverse portfolio of products and services including: educational events hosted by VMX, the world’s largest and most comprehensive training conference and launch pad for new products and innovations in the veterinary industry; a robust digital platform for virtual learning and engagement; the largest and most award-winning portfolio of specialist publications in the veterinary industry; and an advocacy group that unites the veterinary community and animal lovers. The NAVC was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Orlando, FL. Since 2017, the NAVC has been recognized annually as one of the top jobs by the Orlando Sentinel. For more information on NAVC’s products and brands, please visit https://navc.com/. To see our schedule of upcoming events, visit: https://navc.com/calendar/.
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