Dr. Lisa Powell – Emergency Critical Care

About Lisa Powell DVM, ACVECC

Dr. Lisa Powell with a dog

Dr. Lisa Powell graduated veterinary school from Texas A&M in 1995, completed a small animal rotating internship at the AMC in NYC in 1996, and then went on to a residency in small animal emergency and critical care at Tufts University, finishing in 1999. She became board certified in Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care in 2000.  Following residency, Dr. Powell joined the faculty at the University of Minnesota where she worked as a clinical professor for 15 years. She is an author of more than 30 veterinary journal articles, book chapters, and authored a book entitled “Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care: Case Studies in Client Communication, Morbidity and Mortality”. Dr. Powell is a national and international speaker on all things emergency and critical care! She is currently a Manager of Telehealth and ER development and an associate critical care clinician at BluePearl Veterinary Partners. Her clinical interests include cardiopulmonary disease, high flow oxygen therapy, mechanical ventilation, and innovative clinical teaching methods.

Presentation Synopsis

1. Fluid Therapy in the ER
2. Fluid Prescriptions and the Medical Math
3. Transfusion Medicine
4. Case Presentations Transfusion Medicine
5. Cases that Commonly Present to the ER
6. Case Scenarios - Communication
7. Case Scenarios - Medical Errors
8. The IPASS Method - ER rounds, communication, and patient safety
9. Feline Shock
10. Transfusion Medicine
11. Carbon Monoxide Toxicity - Case presentations
12. Emergency Case Presentations
13. Arrhythmias in the ICU
14. Triage and Treatment of the Trauma Patient
15. Pulmonary Edema - Pathophysiology and Treatment
16. Common Emergencies
17. Hematologic Emergencies
18. Nutrition in the Critically Ill
19. Sepsis/SIRS
20. Morbidity and Mortality Rounds
21. Surgical vs. Non-surgical treatment of Pyothorax
22. Septic Abdomen
23. Traumatic Injuries
24. Crystalloid and Colloid Therapy
25. The Critical Anesthetic Patient
26. Arrhythmias in the ICU