American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care
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Who We Are

The American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care is the AVMA-recognized veterinary specialty organizationTM for certification of veterinarians in the field of veterinary Emergency and Critical Care.   ACVECC Diplomates are veterinary specialists who have undergone specialized training in the field of veterinary Emergency and Critical Care. We help veterinarians get the proper training, residencies, certificates, and employment as well as helping pet owners find qualified vets for emergency care.

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ACVECC RECOVER CPR Research Grant 2019
ACVECC RECOVER CPR Research Grant 2019 ANNOUNCEMENT – PRE-PROPOSALS SOLICITED The American College of Veterinary Emergency and Criti...
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2019 ACVECC Jack Mara Scientific Achievement Award
The 2019 ACVECC Jack Mara Scientific Achievement Award will be presented to Dr. Fletcher and Dr. Boller at the 2019 International Veterinary Eme...
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2020 VetCOT conference registration | Call for abstracts
We are excited to invite you to the 6th annual ACVECC VetCOT Veterinary Trauma & Critical Care Symposium April 3-5, 2020 in L...

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We are excited to announce our first Interactive Resident Rounds session for next Wednesday, January 13, 2021, at 12pm EST. Dr. Erin Binagia will be presenting an interactive Q&A style discussion on Mechanical Ventilator Waveform Analysis. Dr. Laura Cole will be helping to facilitate the rounds. In preparation for rounds, several resources have been recommended below. These are also excellent materials for additional review and study. A practice quiz will also be made available for after rounds to test your understanding.

Resources:

  1. Corona TM and Aumann M. Ventilation waveform interpretation in mechanically ventilated small animals. J Vet Emerg Crit Care. 2011;21:496-514. Available here.
  2. Thompson JE and Jaffe MB. Capnographic waveforms in the mechanically ventilated patient. Resp Care. 2005;50:100-109. Available here.
  3. Mellema MS. Ventilator waveforms. Topics Compan An Med. 2013;28:112-123. Available here.
  4. Mellema MS. Chapter 33 - Ventilator Waveforms. In: Small Animal Critical Care Medicine 2nd ed. Eds. Silverstein DC and Hopper K. 2015. W.B. Saunders. pp 175-185. Available here.
  5. Pypendop BH. Chapter 190 - Capnography. In: Small Animal Critical Care Medicine 2nd ed. Eds. Silverstein DC and Hopper K. 2015. W.B. Saunders. pp 994-997. Available here.

A Zoom link will be sent out soon for those of you who are able to attend. We’ll also make the recording of the session available afterward.