The Merck Animal Health PSV team offers both live and recorded continuing education sessions that help you meet your CE requirements. Events are offered at no cost. Learn on your schedule with on-demand webinars. Choose the topics that fit your interest.
If a webinar qualifies for continuing education credit a certificate will be made available at the end of the course.
Don’t forget to check out the upcoming webinars.
This webinar will review the pathophysiology of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis (EPM) and dive into advances in diagnostics and treatment for horses with EPM. Serum titer vs. serum:CSF ratio, the importance of CSF tap location, and biomarkers of EPM and new research on persistent infection and EPM relapse.
In this expert-led session, you’ll learn how to identify cardiac murmurs in equine patients and hemodynamic consequences of different murmurs and how to describe and manage common cardiac murmurs and when to refer a horse for further evaluation.
In this presentation, three experts will share the latest knowledge on Lyme disease, including tick vectors, diagnostics, and prevention. You’ll leave the talk feeling equipped to communicate canine disease risk and suggest disease prevention tips to your clients.
In this lecture, you’ll learn how to ensure the castration is successful and as safe as possible. We’ll discuss the entire process, from pre-op to surgical procedures and post-op care. We’ll also discuss the most common complications that may occur so you can be best prepared.
Conflict is a frequent occurrence in the veterinary profession. It can create a toxic work environment, especially if staff ignore or avoid issues. In this presentation, you’ll learn the most common conflict management styles and how to leverage them.
Treating heartworm disease can be a challenge, especially when diagnostics don’t agree. In this case-based presentation, you’ll learn the heartworm diagnostics currently available for dogs and cats, including the most up-to-date research on diagnostic recommendations.
Learn about the dangers of internal canine parasites, how they threaten the health of dogs and their families. Explore studies and new evidence how parasites present a greater risk than we once thought. Review best prevention practices to protect your patients from internal canine parasites.
This course provides an overview of diagnostics and treatment approaches to the most common causes of the equine acute abdomen (commonly referred to as colic). We will discuss the most prevalent conditions — how to manage them medically on the farm and when to consider referral to a veterinary hospital.
The importance of herd immunity, vaccination, social distancing, and isolation in stopping the spread of respiratory pathogens in pets and humans. Challenges associated with diagnosing respiratory pathogens and how they can alter the perceived prevalence of canine influenza in the dog population. How to deal with and prevent outbreaks of respiratory disease in your practice or facility.
Learn basics of reducing stress horses can experience during veterinary care and procedures. Get familiar with equine reactions and behavior.
This course will discuss the etiology, clinical description, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of the 6 types of sarcoids found in horses.
What’s new and changing with coughing dogs? Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about new and exciting strategies to fight Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex (CIRDC).
This presentation will focus on the two endemic tick-borne infections known to cause clinical disease in horses: equine Lyme disease and anaplasmosis. Clinical signs, diagnosis, treatments, and prevention of both diseases will be discussed. Discussion will also touch upon other potential tick-borne infections.
This course will focus on otitis external protocols that Veterinary professionals can establish in practice that allow for more effective evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and when necessary, referral to a specialist. This course will also discuss common errors and omissions in practice, while presenting opportunities to prevent these issues.
Veterinary Mental Health and Wellbeing and How to Improve Them. Continuing the discussion of mental health and wellbeing among veterinary professionals, this course highlights the results of a new survey of veterinarians and compares these results to those of two previously conducted studies. Also highlighted for the first time are findings related to the mental health and wellbeing of veterinary staff.
This course examines the diseases caused by fleas, ticks, heartworms, and other intestinal parasites in cats. It also provides an overview of the first and only topical solution for cats to deliver 2 months of flea and tick protection, prevention of heartworm disease and treatment of roundworm and hookworm infections.
Leptospirosis is an extremely common zoonotic disease that occurs in rural, suburban, and urban locations. It affects domestic animals, livestock, wildlife and is easily transmitted to people, and can be fatal. In this presentation, current concepts including clinical diagnostic challenges, evolving diagnostic methods, treatment, and prevention are reviewed.
This course will examine consumer compliance and investigate the drivers behind dog owner flea and tick product purchasing while demonstrating how extended duration products are beneficial to the health of pets and pet owners.
Burnout and compassion fatigue are frequently encountered within the veterinary profession both in veterinarians and staff. According to the most recent Merck Animal Health Veterinary Wellbeing Study, veterinarians are more likely to experience burnout than physicians despite fewer hours worked.
Five of the most concerning canine vector-borne diseases around the world include Heartworm disease, Borreliosis, Rickettsiosis, Babesiosis, and Leishmaniasis. This presentation will prepare the US clinician to recognize and respond to these diseases. The epidemiology, etiology, clinical signs, diagnostics, treatment, and prevention options for these five diseases will be covered.
Achieving the goal of eliminating human rabies will only be possible by maintaining high levels of immunity through canine vaccinations.
What is otitis externa, why is it so difficult to manage, and what are the causes of acute and chronic cases? Frustrated with otitis externa cases?
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