Programme

Please find the programme for the online congress down below.

All lecture times are based on Greenwich Mean Time + 2 hours.

Thursday  Friday  Saturday On Demand
Refresher  Refresher  Refresher  Lectures
Advanced  Advanced
 Advanced   
Nurse  Nurse  Nurse  
                                                                                        Abstracts
 

 

Wednesday 2nd of June 2021

Time
Lecture  Location
     
 13h30-15h00

 ECVECC Annual General Meeting

 External skype meeting
     


Thursday 3rd of June 2021

REFRESHER STREAM

 Time
Lecture  Speaker
     
 10h00-11h00

 Problem based approach in critical care medicine 

 Duana McBride 
 11h00-12h00   Taking the stress out of respiratory distress   Meredith 't Hoen 
 12h00-13h00  Bleeding mess!   Duana McBride 
     
 13h00-15h00 Break
 
     
 15h00-16h00  Timing of emergency surgery: to cut or not to cut?  Tara Bellis
 16h00-17h00

 My patient survived surgery, but now what? How to manage the critically
 ill postoperative patient 

 Meredith 't Hoen 
 17h00-18h00  Approach to the trauma patient   Meredith 't Hoen 


ADVANCED STREAM

Time Lecture Speaker 
     
 10h00-11h00  Lung consolidations  Soren Boysen & Kris Gommeren
 11h00-12h00  Platelet function testing   Duana McBride 
 12h00-13h00  Disseminated intravascular coagulation  Marco Sampaio
     
 13h00-15h00 Break  
     
 15h00-16h00  Thrombosis- predicting risk and optimizing therapy   Robert Goggs 
 16h00-17h00  Damned if you do, damned if you don’t - Thrombolysis   Duana McBride 
 17h00-18h00  Updates in IMHA and ITP   Robert Goggs 


NURSE STREAM

Time Lecture Speaker 
     
 10h00-11h00  Veterinary technicians role as a patient advocate – pain and stress management in   ICU  Lindsey Ashburner 
 11h00-12h00  Approach to difficult venous access – what other options do we have?  Lindsey Ashburner
 12h00-13h00  AKI: nursing management  Tiago Abreu
     
 13h00-15h00 Break  
     
 15h00-16h00  Managing the growing popularity of brachycephalic breeds  Lindsey Ashburner
 16h00-17h00  Nutrition in ICU: more important than you realise  Kathryn Latimer Jones 
 17h00-18h00  Respiratory distress – a practical approach to lower airway disease  Kathryn Latimer Jones



Friday 4th of June 2021

REFRESHER STREAM

Time Lecture Speaker 
     
 10h00-11h00  Anxiety in hospitalised patients: recognition and management   Corrin Boyd
 11h00-12h00  Ins and outs: making sense of fluid balance   Corrin Boyd
 12h00-13h00  Coagulation effects of fluid therapy   Corrin Boyd
     
 13h00-15h00 Break  
     
 15h00-16h00  Shock resuscitation  Julien Guillaumin 
 16h00-17h00  Clinical utility of lactate   Meredith 't Hoen
 17h00-18h00  Too much of a good thing   Duana McBride 
     
 18h00-19h00  EVECCS Annual General Meeting  External Zoom meeting

 

ADVANCED STREAM

Time Lecture Speaker 
     
 10h00-11h00  The role of magnesium in the management of the critically ill patient  Efa Llwellyn
 11h00-12h00  Complications and mortality after emergency intubation  Vicente Herreria-Bustillo
 12h00-13h00  Ventilation in pediatric human patients  Nuno Félix
     
 13h00-15h00 Break  
     
 15h00-16h00  Novel modes of mechanical ventilation   Robert Goggs 
 16h00-17h00  Mechanical ventilation for the congestive heart failure patient  Tara Bellis
 17h00-18h00  Sepsis: a defining moment?   Robert Goggs 
     
 18h00-19h00
 EVECCS Annual General Meeting  External Zoom meeting

 

NURSE STREAM

Time Lecture Speaker 
     
 10h00-11h00  The challenges of intensive nursing  Katie Gray 
 11h00-12h00  The importance of nurses in sepsis recognition  Katie Gray 
 12h00-13h00  Cytology in the emergency room  Goncalo Babau 
     
 13h00-15h00 Break  
     
 15h00-16h00  ER cases from the trenches   Amy Newfield 
 16h00-17h00  From floor to supervisor   Amy Newfield 
 17h00-18h00  Creating a clinic disaster plan   Amy Newfield 
     
 18h00-19h00  EVECCS Annual General Meeting  External Zoom meeting

 

Saturday 5th of June 2021

REFRESHER STREAM

Time Lecture Speaker 
     
 10h00-11h00  The cryptic cat: Part 1 – Feline fluid therapy  Laura Cole
 11h00-12h00  The cryptic cat: Part 2 – Feline dyspnoea  Laura Cole
 12h00-13h00

 Plenary lecture -  The brain in critical patients: how to monitor and how to protect
 Please move to the Advanced lecture stream

 

 Francisco Lobo
     
 13h00-15h00 Break  
     
 15h00-16h00  Management of the dysnatremic patients  Julien Guillaumin 
 16h00-17h00  Traumatic brain injury  Maria Oliveira
 17h00-18h00  POCUS for patients with an acute abdomen  Laura Cole


ADVANCED STREAM
 

Time Lecture Speaker 
     
 10h00-11h00  Circadian rhythm and management of sleep in critical illness   Corrin Boyd
 11h00-12h00  Renal effects of fluid therapy   Corrin Boyd
 12h00-13h00  Plenary lecture -  The brain in critical patients: how to monitor and how to protect  Francisco Lobo
     
 13h00-15h00 Break  
     
 15h00-16h00  Fluids of the future  Guillaume Hoareau
 16h00-17h00  Use of human albumin  Julien Guillaumin 
 17h00-18h00  Monitoring tissue perfusion  Guillaume Hoareau

 

NURSE STREAM 

Time Lecture Speaker 
     
 10h00-11h00  Toxicosis in practice  Natasha Summerfield
 11h00-12h00  Nurse case reports - Oral abstracts  
 11h00-11h30  SEVERE ACUTE LAMOTRIGINE TOXICOSIS IN 5 MONTH OLD CANINE  Jennifer Steinmetz
 11h30-12h00  SEVERE SUSPECTED ANAPHYLACTIC REACTION AFTER ADMINISTRATION OF   GADOBUTROL IN A DOG DURING MRI UNDER GENERAL ANAESTHESIA  Ana Costa
 12h00-13h00  Plenary lecture -  The brain in critical patients: how to monitor and how to protect
 Please move to the Advanced lecture stream
 Francisco Lobo
     
 13h00-15h00 Break  
     
 15h00-16h00  RECOVER: CPR habits we should change to get it right   Ken Yagi 
 16h00-17h00  Mythbusters: the bloody truths of transfusion medicine  Ken Yagi 
 17h00-18h00  Fun with letters: the pathophysiology of SIRS, sepsis and MODS  Julien Guillaumin 


ABSTRACTS

Time Lecture Speaker 
     
 10h00-11h00

RANDOMISED DOUBLE-BLINDED CLINICAL TRIAL ON ACUTE TRANSFUSION REACTIONS IN DOGS RECEIVING LEUKOREDUCED VERSUS NON-LEUKOREDUCED PACKED RED BLOOD CELLS

 Sinziana Radulescu

 

A PROSPECTIVE RANDOMISED STUDY INTO NASO-OESOPHAGEAL (NO) AND NASO-GASTRIC (NG) FEEDING TUBES COMPARING COMPLICATION RATE AND METHOD OF CHECKING PLACEMENT

 Fernanda Camacho

 

ASSESSMENT OF THE EFFICACY OF VAPOCOOLANT SPRAY FOR REDUCING INTRAVENOUS CATHETERISATION PAIN

 Richie Trinder

 11h00-12h00 PRE- AND POST-RECOVER CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION OUTCOMES OF DOGS AND CATS AT A SWISS VETERINARY TEACHING HOSPITAL   Valentina Dazo
  EVALUATION OF PERCEIVED CHALLENGES IN THE MANAGEMENT OF NEUROLOGICAL CASES IN THE EMERGENCY ROOM: A SURVEY OF EMERGENCY AND CRITICAL CARE CLINICIANS AND NEUROLOGISTS   Franziska Meyer
  ASSESSING THE UTILITY AND CONFIDENCE OF PRIMARY CARE VETS IN PERFORMING POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND   Charlotte McDonald
 12h00-13h00 Plenary lecture -  The brain in critical patients: how to monitor and how to protect
Please move to the Advanced lecture stream
 Francisco Lobo
     
 13h00-14h30 Break  
     
 14h30-16h00

Scil research grant winner 2019:
Population pharmacokinetic amoxicillin clavulanic acid in critically ill dogs

 Maria Vegas Comitre
  IMPACT OF BLOOD DONATION ON SUBLINGUAL MICROCIRCULATION IN DOGS: PILOT STUDYA PILOT STUDY  Justine Oriel
  EVALUATION OF THE UTILITY AND ACCURACY OF BODY FLUIDS CONTAINING RED BLOOD CELLS TO DETERMINE CANINE AND FELINE BLOOD TYPES  Marta Garcia Arce
  COMPARISON OF CARDIAC POINT OF CARE ULTRASOUND FINDINGS IN LATERAL VERSUS STERNAL RECUMBENCY IN 102 CATS  Priscilla Burnotte
  OUTCOME PREDICTION IN DOGS ADMITTED THROUGH THE EMERGENCY ROOM: ACCURACY OF STAFF PREDICTION AND COMPARISON WITH AN ILLNESS SEVERITY STRATIFICATION SYSTEM FOR HOSPITALISED DOGS, THE ACUTE PATIENT PHYSIOLOGIC AND LABORATORY EVALUATION (APPLE FAST) SCORE  Alice Le Gal
 16h00-17h00 SURVIVAL IN CANINE TETANUS: RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF 42 CASES (2006-2020)   Johannes Zitzl
  RESPIRATORY COMPLICATIONS IN DOGS WITH TETANUS: A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF 53 CASES  Miriam Guedra
  UTILITY OF SHOCK INDEX IN CANINE PATIENTS WITH MYXOMATOUS MITRAL VALVE DISEASE  Hannah Matson
 17h00-18h00 PROSPECTIVE EVALUATION OF PLATELET FUNCTION MEASURED BY MULTIPLATE ELECTRICAL IMPEDANCE AGGREGOMETRY AND FIBRINOLYSIS USING A MODIFIED THROMBOELASTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUE IN 20 DOGS WITH TRAUMA  Rachael Birkbeck
  A NOVEL POINT OF CARE VISCOELASTIC COAGULOMETER AS A MONITORING TOOL FOR TRANEXAMIC ACID TREATMENT IN HEALTHY GREYHOUND DOGS  Karl Jandrey
  TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATOR FOR SYSTEMIC THROMBOLYSIS RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF 15 DOGS AND 5 CATS  Devon Diaz

 

ON DEMAND LECTURES

Stream Lecture Speaker
     
 Refresher How to avoid the imminent cardiopulmonary arrest  Laura Cole
 Refresher The blocked cat…….where are we at now   Duana McBride
 Advanced Sepsis, towards individualized medicine   Robert Goggs
 Advanced 

How to do better research 

 Robert Goggs
 Advanced Ischemia-reperfusion injury: a deep dive  Guillaume Hoareau
 Nurse Nursing the thrombocytopaenic patient  Lindsey Ashburner
 Nurse Spotting the deteriorating patient  Kathryn Latimer Jones
 Nurse Addison’s crisis!   Amy Newfield
 Nurse Nursing the seizing cat  Natasha Summerfield
 Nurse Can Buster save Felix? Alternative transfusion methods  Ken Yagi