A Change of Heart: What Time & Testing Have Taught Us about the Cardiac Biomarker NT-proBNP

Essentials
Meeting Date (All Meetings start at 7:30 PM): 
04/11/2019
Sponsor: 
IDEXX
Speaker: 
Adam Gerstein, VMD

***NEW MEETING PLACE AND MENU***
WE WILL NOW BE MEETING AT THE MAD ROSE, 543 E MAINT ST, VENTURA, CA 93001. There is parking behind the restaurant at public lots, follow the signs. Please pay attention to new meal choices as well, and please choose a 1, 3, or 4.

Join Idexx & the SBVVMA for a discussion on Cardiac Biomarker NT-proBNP. This seminar will present a detailed overview of the NT-proBNP biomarker test, including when to measure it, why it is helpful, & how to interpret results. Research updates for NT-proBNP in diagnosing and monitoring cardiac disease in cats and dogs will be discussed. Case examples will be utilized to highlight clinical applications.

Speaker Bio: Dr. Gerstein received his veterinary medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 2002 and went on to complete a rotating small-animal internship at VCA West Los Angeles Animal Hospital. Afterward, he worked at the Los Angeles Zoo and the Wildlife Waystation, but the majority of his clinical career has been spent in small-animal private practice. He joined IDEXX as a Professional Services Veterinarian in 2016.

This meeting will be held on Thursday, April 11, AT THE MAD ROSE IN Ventura. Please sign up by Tuesday noon, April 9, to get the meal option of your choice. Signups after Tuesday will not be taken online. Any RSVPs after Tuesday or any questions or changes can be made by contacting Dr Georgina Sullos at gsullosdvm [at] hotmail [dot] com. Please RSVP and add your meal choice through the website as allows, as it links directly to your account and CE certificate, and it is one less step for your board to do manually. Thank you for your understanding.
If you are not a member, or not current on your dues, you will not be allowed to sign up. Please contact Dr. Saur for any membership or dues questions, as he is responsible for all accounting and membership information on this website.

Annual dues: $55 for the 2019 membership year.
You may pay on-line through PayPal, by bringing a check to the meeting, or mailing a check made out to SBVVMA and mailed to:
SBVVMA
587 N Ventu Park Rd #E - PMB904
Newbury Park, CA 91320
If paying for more than 1 member, please include their name(s)
Attendance for meetings is veterinary members only. Don’t forget to pay your dues to S.B.V.V.M.A.

NEW Meal Options:
Meal #1: (meat) - LASAGNA stuffed with meat & vegetables with a house-made béchamel sauce
Meal #2: N/A DO NOT CHOOSE
Meal #3: (fish) - BARAMUNDI grilled, skin on, with herbs and lemon sauce
Meal #4: (veggie) - VEGETABLE PASTA
Meal #5: (vegan) - Same as Meal #4

Meetings held at Tutti's Off Main