Antiemetics Refresher: What's New? (5013)
Companion Animal Medicine |  Refresher Sessions
Saturday | 10:30 AM - 11:20 AM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||Exhibit Hall 3/4: Lunchtime Connection Multiplex A



Sponsored by: Zoetis - Booth 717  



Todd Tams is a board certified internist who graduated from The Ohio Sate University and trained as an internal medicine resident at Colorado State University. He serves as chief medical officer for VCA, a company that operates over 750 specialty and general animal hospitals in the U.S. and Canada. Dr. Tams has authored textbooks in clinical gastroenterology and endoscopy and he has lectured extensively in the U.S. and abroad in these special interest disciplines. His latest hobby is traveling in his RV.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


Participants in this refresh course will review the pathophysiology of emesis including overview of receptors and sites of action for common antiemetic agents. Through case discussions, the instructor will demonstrate current standards of practice including the implementation of recent label updates for veterinary approved products. Applications for in-clinic and outpatient protocols will be discussed throughout the case studies to give participants information they can then use in their own practices.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand pathophysiology of emesis and where various antiemetic agents act

2. Review current standards of practice including label updates for veterinary approved products

3. Apply learnings to case discussions