Elizabeth Thomovsky, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Dr. Thomovsky graduated from the University of Missouri College of Veterinary Medicine in 2001. She completed a rotating internship at the University of Illinois before working for three years as a general practitioner in Pennsylvania. She then returned to Missouri to complete her residency in ER and Critical Care in 2008. She worked for three years at the University of Wisconsin in their ECC department before coming to Purdue in 2011.
- Acute respiratory distress in the dog and cat: what to do?
- This talk can focus on cats, dogs, or both species. It presents the approach to acute respiratory distress in an emergency setting including recognition of the various types of distress and treatments for each category.
- Approach to acute seizures in dogs and cats
- This presentation gives an algorithmic approach to treating seizures in dogs and cats on an emergent basis. It goes over treatments available and when to use each treatment to stabilize the animal.
- Emergency ECG interpretation
- This topic can be presented as a lecture or as a lecture with a concurrent ECG interpretation session post-lecture. The talk presents a way to look at and confidently approach ECGs for the most common arrhythmias seen in animals presenting emergently.
- Neonatal diseases, dystocia
- The speaker has a series of talks related to neonatology. The first talk is what is normal in a neonate. The second talk presents ways to treat the sick neonate. The third talk goes over neonatal pharmacology. The fourth talk presents fading puppy and kitten syndromes and how to treat them. The fifth talk presents dystocia and neonatal resuscitation.
- Toxicities and common cat ERs
- The speaker also has a series of talks on the five most common toxicities as well as common cat emergencies and how to diagnose and treat them emergently.