Sunday, May 27th 10:30AM- 2PM (Cardiology)

Tuesday, May 29th 6:30PM-9PM (Surgery)

Wednesday, May 30th 6:30PM-9PM (Critical Care)

Thursday, May 31st 6:30PM-9PM (Dentistry)

*Times include a 30 minute social window to speak with sponsors and gather a meal prior to the start of presentations


The Regency- Sandbridge, VA
2816 Sandfiddler Road
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

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Jennifer Meads
The COVE- Center of Veterinary Expertise

Win an iPad Air 2!  

Each attendee will have the chance to win one of 2 iPad Air 2's that will be given away.  The more presentations you attend, the more chances you have to win!

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COVE Seaside CE Series

Enjoy the salty air, let down your hair and join us for a complimentary continuing education event for doctors, technicians and managers featuring topics in cardiology, surgery, critical care and dentistry.  Attend one or attend them all - a unique opportunity to earn up to 9 CE credits!  Meals will be served at all 4 events.

Sunday, May 27th 11:00AM-2:00PM

"Differentiating Cardiac and Respiratory Causes of Cough and Dyspnea" 1 Credit Hour*
"Update on Cardiovascular Therapy in the Dog" 1 Credit Hour*
"Update on Cardiovascular Therapy in the Cat" 1 Credit Hour*

 presented by Dr. Merrilee Small, Dip. ACVIM (Cardiology)

"ECG Bootcamp" & "Cardiology Essentials" 2 VA Credit Hours                                         presented by Andi Davis, LVT & Marie Moore, LVT

Sponsored by: IDEXX, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health, Nansemond Pet Cremation Services & Virginia Association of Licensed Veterinary Technicians (VALVT)

 Tuesday, May 29th 7:00PM-9:00PM

"Minimally Invasive Surgery" 2 Credit Hours*                                                                   presented by Dr. Jeff Stallings, Dip. ACVS

"Anesthetic Menu" & "Opioid Free Anesthesia" 2 VA Credit Hours                                           presented by Rachel Franklin, LVT

Sponsored by: IDEXX, Veterinary Orthopedic Implants, Elanco, P.A.W.S. For Rehabilitation & Virginia Association of Licensed Veterinary Technicians (VALVT)

Wednesday, May 30th 7:00PM-9:00PM

"Point of Care Ultrasound of the Abdomen and Thorax in Small Animal Medicine"                      2 Credit Hours*                                                                                                                      presented by Dr. Jacqueline Nobles, Dip. ACVECC

"How to Stay Cool During Heat Stroke" & "Technician Triage Tactics" 2 VA Credit Hours              presented by Meg Thompson, LVT

Sponsored by: IDEXX, Nutramax, Purina & Virginia Association of Licensed Veterinary Technicians (VALVT)

Thursday, May 31st 7:00PM-9:00PM

"Tooth Rescue!  Let's Go Overboard- Periodontal Disease & Options"                                          2 VA Credit Hours (RACE Approval Pending)                                                                 presented by Dr. Colleen Fox & Danielle Martin, LVT

Sponsored by: IDEXX, Nansemond Pet Cremation Services, Henry Schein Animal Health & Virginia Association of Licensed Veterinary Technicians (VALVT)

* RACE Approved

Gorgeous Event House Located in the Sandbridge area of Virginia Beach