CNYACE CE Event: Topics in Nutrition
Doubletree by Hilton Syracuse6301 New York 298
East Syracuse, NY 13057
Topics in Nutrition
- Turning Pet Food Conversations from Salty to Sweet: Tools for Your Nutrition Communication Toolbox
- The Five Minute Nutrition Consult: Interactive Case Discussions to Beef Up Your Nutrition Skills
- Talking about Home-Prepared Diets
Presented by: Deborah Linder, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Nutrition)
Turning Pet Food Conversations from Salty to Sweet: Tools for Your Nutrition Communication Toolbox
Should I Home-Cook for My Cat with Kidney Disease?’ ‘How Do You Know this Supplement Doesn’t Cure Cancer?’ Participants will walk away feeling more comfortable answering nutrition questions like these and having conversations with pet owners about myths, marketing, and evaluating pet foods. Troubleshooting case examples will provide ready-to-use and practical tools for the veterinary care team.
1) Describe and integrate available pet nutrition guidelines such as WSAVA into their daily practice.
2) Identify various pet nutrition tools and resources to make client communication easier.
3) Provide accurate responses to the most common questions about veterinary nutrition with pet owners.
Five Minute Nutrition Consult: Interactive Case Discussions to Beef Up Your Nutrition Skills
Through interactive case examples, attendees will have the opportunity to practice selecting diets for healthy pets and pets with medical conditions. This session will provide a systematic approach to straight-forward and complicated cases as well as strategies, resources, and tips to make managing cases easier. Troubleshooting case examples will provide ready-to-use and practical tools for veterinarians and the care team.
1) Describe a systematic approach to creating nutritional goals and plans.
2) Prioritize diets based on their nutrient profile and ability to meet nutritional goals for each patient.
3) Apply strategies and resources to help guide diet choice for easier nutritional management of patients.
To Cook or Not to Cook: Talking with Owners about Pros and Cons of Home-Prepared Diets
Knowing the evidence-based benefits and risks of home-prepared diets can help families make the most informed decision for their pets. This session will cover owner motivations, research updates, and resources to get more out of client conversations regarding home-prepared diets.
1) Define and differentiate various feeding methods such as raw meat based and home-cooked diets for pets.
2) Identify various pet nutrition tools and resources to make client communication about home-prepared easier.
3) Provide accurate responses to the most common questions about home-prepare diets with pet owners.
For More Information:
Dr. Deborah Linder is a 2009 graduate of the Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. After veterinary school, she completed a one year internship before returning to the Cummings School to complete a residency in clinical nutrition. She is board-certified in nutrition by the American College of Veterinary Nutrition. Dr.Linder’s interests include obesity management and effective client education. Dr.LinderLinderLinder has focused her research on safe and effective weight loss strategies for pets as well as how human-animal interaction affects health and wellness. As the head of the Tufts Obesity Clinic for Animals, she works to help overweight animals live longer and healthier lives. In her leisure time, Dr. Linder volunteers with the Tufts Paws for People Animal Visitation Group and enjoys hiking and running with her rescue dog, MD, and attending local sporting events.