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. Dr. Powell then 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 publications, and authored a book entitled “Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care: Case Studies in Client Communication, Morbidity and Mortality”. She is currently an associate critical care clinician at BluePearl Veterinary Partners in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. Her clinical interests include mechanical ventilation, respiratory disease, colloid and fluid therapy, and sepsis.


Presentation Synopsis

1. The IPASS Method - ER rounds, communication, and patient safety
2. Feline Shock
3. Transfusion Medicine
4. Carbon Monoxide Toxicity - Case presentations
5. Tubes! Nasogastric, Esophagostomy, and urinary catheter placement
6. Arrhythmias in the ICU
7. Triage and Treatment of the Trauma Patient
8. Pulmonary Edema - Pathophysiology and Treatment
9. Common Emergencies
10. Hematologic Emergencies
11. Nutrition in the Critically Ill
12. Sepsis/SIRS
13. Morbidity and Mortality Rounds
14. Surgical vs. Non-surgical treatment of Pyothorax
15. Septic Abdomen
16 Traumatic Injuries
17. Crystalloid and Colloid Therapy
18. The Critical Anesthetic Patient
19. Arrhythmias in the ICU