Online Conference Emergency Critical Care August 2024

August 12 - 14, 2024


This is an on-line CE conference, that is RACE approved as live interactive, featuring Dr. Leonel Londono and Dr. Elizabeth Thomovsky We offer this CE using the NEW VetVacationCE APP. You can earn up to 15 hours of CE with your participation in our Vet Vacation conference. Conference classes will be held  following the same schedule as the live event in LAKE TAHOE!

Early Bird:  All three days $429 and One day $189. 5 CE hours per day before July 22nd then pricing will increase to $499 and $219.

Individual CE certificates will be available through the APP at the end of the meeting.



Online Veterinary Conference:  Earn 15 Hours of Virtual Live Interactive Continuing Education!! Dr. Leonel Londono and Dr. Elizabeth Thomovsky are experts in the field of Emergency Critical Care ! Topics and biographies are below.

The virtual video and audio webinar platform allows for the following:

  • The speaker’s slide presentation will be on your device screen.
  • You will hear the speaker audio.
  • You will be able to raise your hand to ask questions and get rapid response answers.
  • We will make this as interactive as possible.
  • We will send you a link to access the conference.
  • A digital CE certificate of completion will be available by scanning the QR code at the conclusion of each day with Beth VetVacationCE APP.

Prior to the conference, we will email you the notes and links to the event.

VetVacationCE registration for this Live Interactive Veterinary Conference is $429 for the 3 day conference or $189 per day. Each day is 5 hours of CE until July 22nd then rates will increase to $499 and $219.

You can view our other Online Veterinary Conferences here

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Benefits to Online Live Interactive Veterinary Conferences are:

  • Ability to select from a variety of topics led by world renowned specialists
  • Learn from a safe comfortable environment of your choice
  • Access the best educators in the world
  • Lower fees
  • Replays available upon request
  • Increase your skill level
  • Stay up to date on new treatments and standards of care within the profession
  • No need to travel – lower your carbon footprint

Whether you decide to learn with us in person or online, we guarantee an enjoyable learning experience with VetVacationCE.

Additional information

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August 12 -14 (3 days) $429, August 12 only $189, August 13 only $189, August 14 only $189

Emergency Critical Care

Dr. Leonel Londono, DVM DACVECC

Dr. Leo Londoño received his DVM from University of Florida in 2011. After completing a rotating internship in small animal medicine and surgery at Hollywood Animal Hospital (2012), he pursued a residency in emergency and critical care at University of Florida (2015). During his residency he discovered his passion for nephrology, hemodialysis and other forms of blood purification. He then completed the hemodialysis academy from UC Davis and received the certification in veterinary extracorporeal blood purification. In 2015, Dr. Londoño joined the faculty at University of Florida where he worked as a professor of emergency and critical care, and director of the hemodialysis unit until April 2021. He recently joined Capital Vet Specialists in Jacksonville-Florida where he works as a critical care specialist. His clinical interests include recognition and management of acute kidney injury, extracorporeal blood purification techniques, endothelial and glycocalyx dysfunction in critical illness. Outside of work, he enjoys traveling and lecturing internationally, fishing and spending time with his family.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Feline Urethral Obstruction: Tips for the Acute Management
2. IRIS Guidelines For Management of Acute Kidney Injury
3. Fluid Therapy in the Renal Patient: When Fluids Become Nephrotoxic
4. Uroabdomen: Pre-surgical Management
5. Acute on Chronic Kidney Disease: Managing the CKD Patient in the ICU
6. Systemic Consequences of Proteinuria
7. Renal and Non-renal Applications of Hemodialysis: A New Perspective for General Practitioners
8. Common Mistakes in the Emergency Room
9. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation and RECOVER guidelines
10. Heat Stroke-Don't let it sweat

Emergency Critical Care

Elizabeth Thomovsky DVM, DACVECC

Dr. Thomovsky graduated from the University of Missouri in 2001 and subsequently completed an internship at the University of Illinois. She was a general practitioner for three years prior to pursuing her residency in 2008. She then became a faculty member first at the University of Wisconsin and now at Purdue University where she is currently a Clinical Associate Professor in the Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care section.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Approach to Acute Respiratory Distress (90 minute)
2. What To Do Before You Refer I and II: These talks aim to present the most common ERs presenting to practitioners including what they can do acutely in their practice to stabilize the animal before sending it to a referral hospital
3. Bandaging 101: Weird Wounds and Fractures
4. Reproductive ERs in Brachycephalics
5. How To Approach the Neonate Part I and Part II: Part I is a description of the healthy neonate to set expectations for the practitioner. Part II presents the common diseases and how to treat them.
6. Acute Seizures In Dogs and Cats
7. Emergency ECG Interpretation: (this can be a 75 minute talk or two 50 minute sessions) This talk discusses the most common ECGs seen in an emergency room and how to treat them. If a 50 minute format it simply presents a framework for evaluating ECGs and recognizing common ECGs. If two 50 minute sessions, the 2nd session has audience members holding an ECG packet that the speaker goes over in the 2nd session. If a 75 minute session, the latter 25 minutes will be spent going over a smaller ECG packet.
8. Dystocia and Neonatal Resuscitation
9. Common Fungal Diseases and Their Treatment
10. Diabetic Ketoacidosis: For the First 24 Hours
11. Air Where It Doesn't Belong