The Greencross National Clinical Symposium is set to return after a two-year hiatus on 22-23 October on the Sunshine Coast.
The event, held at Novatel Twin Waters and Sunshine Coast Convention Centre, will be open for the first time to external members of the veterinary industry enabling them to join approximately 1000 Greencross team members.
The symposium provides industry-leading education benefits for vets, nurses, practice managers, and veterinary leaders, as well as the opportunity to network, gain Continued Education CE points, and engage with a range of innovative suppliers and sponsors.
The symposium will also feature a tradeshow with 25 suppliers with booths and 75 partners including Platinum Plus sponsor Zoetis.
Dr. Michelle Kellaway, Chief Operating Officer at Greencross Vets, said this year’s symposium, which has the theme ‘Building Tomorrow Together, will be the best yet.
“The event is such a special opportunity to bring together passionate vets, nurses, and veterinary leaders to create a successful and sustainable future for our profession.
“We are thrilled to host some of the best clinical speakers and most talented veterinary professionals in the country. The health and happiness of our profession are also of great importance to us, which is why we have a dedicated Wellbeing and Mental Health stream, with thought leaders in this field.”
An assortment of the country’s best clinical speakers will be presenting across a wide range of topics. The speakers include:
- Dr. Sam Long – Neurologist – BVSc MVM PhD DipECVN MRCVS
Veterinary Referral Hospital, Dandenong
Traumatic Brain Injury: How to manage canine head trauma in the acute setting
- Dr. Rebekah Scotney – Clinical Academic – Ph.D. GCVSt AssocDAppSc
University of Queensland
Guide to a Mentally Friendly Workplace: Acknowledging risk factors and taking action
- Dr. Jacob Michelson – Specialist Small Animal Surgeon – BVSc BSc MACVS DipACVS&ECVS Animal Referral Hospital, Canberra
Arthroscopy, where does it fit in the treatment of the joint disease?
- Dr. Sarah Goldsmid – Specialist Small Animal Surgeon – BVSc MVetClinStud FACVSc Animal Referral Hospital, Homebush, and Dr. Natashia Evans – Emergency & Critical Care Specialist – BVSc BSc DiplACVECC Animal Referral Hospital, Homebush
Approach to the trauma patient
Attendees have the opportunity to earn up to 13 CE points, with 7 streams of lectures delivered by a range of esteemed industry experts.
“I can’t wait to see the best of the industry come together for two days of clinical excellence, a host of informative and inspiring presentations, networking and fun as we all work together to elevate our wonderful profession,” said Dr. Kellaway.