Heartworm University

A Complete Interactive Continuing Education Program on Heartworm Disease - Hear the latest information on controversial topics such as "slow kill" and macrocyclic lactone lack of efficacy investigations. Don't miss the opportunity to hear about the latest findings and participate in this highly acclaimed, interactive and informative presentation!

Heartworm University comprises 4-6 hours of practical clinical information in a lively interactive format.  When Heartworm University is offered in conjunction with a state or regional meeting there is no additional charge to attend. Our expert faculty will present a comprehensive program including the latest information on heartworm disease available.  An advanced computer-interactive response system enables the presenters to address specific audience concerns. Course content features a discussion of controversial issues while integrating essential disease pathophysiology, diagnostics, screening and testing, treatment protocols, prevention strategies, and pet owner counseling.


Upcoming Heartworm University Events

Preliminary Heartworm University Schedule Announced

AHS Symposia, proceedings bring heartworm education to veterinary professionals

From Singapore to Baton Rouge to office computers everywhere, the American Heartworm Society (AHS) is redoubling efforts to bring the latest heartworm information directly to veterinarians and veterinary nurses via scientific symposia and proceedings.

A preliminary schedule for Heartworm University—a traveling 4- to 6-hour symposium taught by AHS faculty—includes the following dates and venues:

  • Mobile Veterinary Medical Association, August 9, 2020. POSTPONED - STAY TUNED FOR NEW DATE. This 6-hour session, which will be taught by Andrew Moorhead, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVM (Parasitology), will be held in Mobile. Alabama. For more information email [email protected]
  • Southwest Veterinary Symposium, September 23-26, 2021. This 6-hour session will be held in San Antonio, Texas. Watch for details to come.

Heartworm University provides practical clinical information in an interactive format that enables presenters to address specific audience concerns and questions. Course content incorporates essential disease pathophysiology, diagnostics, screening and testing, treatment protocols, prevention strategies, and pet owner counseling, while also covering issues such as heartworm incidence trends and resistance.