Online Conference Surgery and Pain Management February 2024

February 12 - 14, 2024

Surgery - Dr. Jennifer Huck
Anesthesia/Pain Management - Dr. Lydia Love

This is an on-line CE conference, that is RACE approved as live interactive, featuring DR. LYDIA LOVE and DR. JENNIFER HUCK 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 DUCK KEY!

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

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

February 12, 2024
12-12:30pm REGISTRATION: Sign in and Pick a seat! Dolphin AB
12:30-1:20pm The Normal Pain Pathway
1:30-2:45pm Managing Acute Pain
2:45-3:15pm BREAK
3:15-4:05pm Surgery for Lower Urinary Tract Obstructions Part 1
4:15-5:30pm Surgery for Lower Urinary Tract Obstructions Part 2

February 13, 2024
7:30-8am ET VIRTUAL Doors open!
8-8:50am Facial Reconstruction Techniques
9-9:50am Burn Wound Management
10-10:50am Demystifying Gastrointestinal Surgery
10:50-11:10am BREAK
11–12noon Pain Scoring
12:10-1pm Regional Anesthetic Techniques

February 14, 2024
7:30-8am VIRTUAL Doors open!
8-8:50am New Analgesics
9-9:50am New Anesthetics
10-10:50pm Patient Safety Culture
10:50am -11:10am BREAK
11:10-12noon Why Is This Bump Different from That Bump
12:10-1pm Tracheal Collapse
1pm Vet Vacation CE Concludes: Book your Next VetVacationCE!



Online Veterinary Conference:  Earn 15 Hours of Virtual Live Interactive Continuing Education!! Dr. Jennifer Huck and Dr. Lydia Love are experts in the field of Surgery and Pain Management!  See their topics and biographies 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.

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 January 22nd then rates will increase to $499 and $219.

You can view our other Online Veterinary Conferences here

See what other participants have to say about our in person and online courses here

Benefits to Online 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 to the best educators in the world
  • Lower fees
  • Replays available upon request – so that you can review any material
  • 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 you are guaranteed to have an enjoyable learning experience with VetVacationCE.

Additional information

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


Jennifer Huck, DVM DACVSgy)

Dr. Jennifer Huck is a 2006 graduate of the The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. She completed a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship at Michigan State University and then went on to do a post-doctoral research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania PennHIP Research Center. In 2008, Dr. Huck started a residency in small animal surgery at Louisiana State University and completed the residency at Iowa State University in 2011.
Dr. Huck became an ACVS diplomate in 2012. After three years of clinical private practice at a specialty practice in New York City, she joined the faculty at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine as an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Surgery. At Ross, she was able to further enhance a passion for teaching, surgery, and research working closely with colleagues to help develop a rigorous clinical and surgical skills training program. In 2017, she returned to the University of Pennsylvania where she now serves as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Small Animal Surgery.
Her clinical and research interests focus on surgical oncology, microvascular surgery, surgical diseases of the upper airway, as well as the use and efficacy of models in surgical training.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Surgery for Lower Urinary Tract Obstructions: Review of Surgical Indications and Variations on Technique to Help Improve Outcomes (includes scrotal and perineal urethrostomy, cystostomy tube placement, and use of pigtail catheters) - 2 hours
2. Facial Reconstruction Techniques
3. Burn Wound Management
4. Demystifying Gastrointestinal Surgery
5. Why Is This Bump Different From That Bump
6. Tracheal Collapse

Pain Management

Lydia Love DVM, DACVD

Dr. Lydia Love has worked in the veterinary industry since high school. After graduating from the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002, she held positions in small animal general practice, nonprofit high volume spay neuter initiatives, private referral practice, and university practice. She has been a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia since 2010 and currently works at NC State College of Veterinary Medicine as a clinically focused anesthesiologist. Dr. Love is passionate about providing, promoting, and teaching excellent perianesthetic care for veterinary patients. She keeps an irregular blog about veterinary anesthesia for the North American Veterinary Anesthesia Society at
In her leisure, Dr. Bourgeois enjoys outdoor activities, traveling, and watching sports. She and her husband stay busy with their daughter, son, and rescue Lab/Boxer/Pit mix. Dr. Bourgeois is passionate about educating veterinarians in dermatology and work/life integration through her podcast, lecturing, and social media presence (The Derm Vet).

Presentation Synopsis

1. The Normal Pain Pathway
2. Central and Peripheral Sensitization
3. Managing Acute Pain
4. Regional Anesthetic Techniques (75 minutes)
5. New Analgesics
6. New Anesthetics
6. Pain Scoring
7. Patient Safety Culture