Western University of Health Sciences College of Veterinary Medicine Western University of Health Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine

Continuing Education Programs

TURKEY AND BROILER HEALTH MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
May 5th – 6th, 2014
Turkey and Broiler Health Management School Registration is $400 for each attendee.
Registration deadline April 18th, 2014
PDF file attached Flyer
HAMPTON INN & SUITES
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
1225 FELLOWS PLACE
COLOMBIA, MO 65201
The two-day Turkey and Broiler Health Management School is designed to provide in-depth lecture presentations and hands-on training to those individuals working in the turkey and broiler industry. The primary goal of this year’s school is to provide practical information on disease diagnostics as it relates to the turkey and broiler industry. Moreover, participants will be able to work-up real disease cases to evaluate their field diagnostic training and to learn about the impacts of poultry management on these diseases. The school will conclude with an interactive discussion on diseases of importance to today’s turkey and broiler producer. Certificates will be awarded upon successful completion of the two-day workshop.
 
LAYER HEALTH MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
May 7th – 8th, 2014
Layer Health Management School Registration is $400 for each attendee.
Registration deadline April 18th, 2014
PDF file attached Flyer
HAMPTON INN & SUITES
AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI
1225 FELLOWS PLACE
COLOMBIA, MO 65201
The two-day Layer Health Management School is designed to provide in-depth lecture presentations and hands-on training to those individuals working in the layer industry. The primary goal of this year’s school is to provide practical information on disease diagnostics as it relates to the layer industry. Moreover, participants will be able to work-up real disease cases to evaluate their field diagnostic training and to learn about the impacts of poultry management on these diseases. The school will conclude with an interactive discussion on diseases of importance to today’s layer producer. Certificates will be awarded upon successful completion of the two-day workshop.
 
 Archive Programs
VBMA Symposium Jan 22 2012 Registration, Fee & Detail information  PDF file attached
Speakers & topics:
 
  • Dr. Mark Russak:  Practice Success In Any Economy
  • Dr. Niemiec: Increasing Dental Compliance (Marketing Veterinary Dentistry)
  • Dr. Farquer: Preparing for Practice Ownership – Buy-ins,Start-ups, Purchases
  • Ryan Schulte: The Balanced Financial Life
 
 
ZWEACC Conference

Zoo, Wildlife, Exotic, Aquatic, Conservation Medicine Club
Jan 28 2012
FEE: ZWEACC members free, $10.00 for non-member students, and $15 for staff and faculty.
REGISTRATION Required: RSVP to ZWEACCclub@westernu.edu by January 13th
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Interested in learning about “Sentinels for Ocean Health”, “Raptor Medicine”, the “Snow Leopard Genomics Project”, or “Zoo Pathology – Everything from Aardvark to Zebra”?
Note: breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all included!
 
Collaborative Clinical Research Faire

Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine’s
Saturday, February 4th, 2012
For complet information click here or contact GreenwoodJ@WesternU.edu; ext. 5557
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Program
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Timeline
The Faire will focus on creating productive synergy between health partners dedicated to improving pet care through the discovery of clinically relevant knowledge. We are inviting more than 200 veterinary professionals, industry partners, research collaborators, and faculty from WesternU and the surrounding area. Participants will have the opportunity to hear presentations from WesternU faculty members on topics relevant to small animals and equine medicine (see attached program). Everyone will enjoy a catered lunch so interested parties can discuss specific research interests, develop clinically relevant research questions, and brainstorm solutions to these challenges. Groups with similar research interests will have an opportunity to share their ideas and receive input from the audience.
Our guest speaker is Professor Kyung-Sun Kang, DVM, PhD, Professor of the College of Veterinary Medicine and Director of the Adult Stem Cell Research Center at Seoul National University, South Korea. He will be speaking on his groundbreaking research interests in the realm of regenerative stem cell medicine.
We would like to offer you the opportunity to attend the small animal and/or equine sessions of the Faire along with the catered networking luncheon. All of the presenting faculty will be in attendance and eager to speak with you about collaboration, research ideas, and common scientific interests.
 
 
WesternU CVM Spring Symposium
Mar 31 2012
Registration: ****Click on the Registration form****
Cost:
  • DVM: $75
  • WUHS Clinical Associate Faculty & WUHS Faculty: $50
  • RVT: $30
  • Student: $20
 

Late Fee will be applied after March 27, 2012: Add $40 to all costs except students
Students late fee will be an increase of $10.

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PDF file attached Schedule
Sessions include:
  • Infectious Disease
  • Regenerative Medicine
  • Oncology
  • Pain Management
 
Speakers:
  • Dr. Jennifer Buur
  • Dr. Pedro Diniz
  • Dr. Peggy Barr
  • Dr. Rhonda Schulman
  • Dr. Maria Fahie
  • Dr. Colleen Tansey
  • Dr. Greg Ogilvie
  • Dr. Courtney Zwahlen
  • Dr. Steve Bilbrey
Title Sponsor: Merck Animal Health            Sponsor: Merial
 
Ear Disease: Diagnostics and Therapeutics
May 6th 2012
Registration: ****Click http://www.otopet-usa.com/wetlabs.html****
Registration deadline Sunday, April 22
Cost:
$75 – Attendance limited to veterinarians only.
PDF file attached Flyer
Topics include:
 
  • Otic Anatomy and Physiology
  • Otic Exams
  • Primary, Predisposing and Perpetuating Factors of Otic Disease
  • Radiology and CT of the Ear Canals and Bullae
  • Ear Cytology Techniques and Microbe Identification
  • Ear Cleaning Techniques
  • Treatment of Otitis Externa and Otitis Media
  • Surgery of the Ear Canal
  • Use of the Video Otoscope, including the proper Flushing and Cleaning Techniques in the Ear Canal and Tympanic Bulla
  • Myringotomy Techniques, including Flushing and Medicating the Tympanic Bulla
  • Otic Foreign Body Removal and Endoscopic Dexterity
 
Speaker: JOHN ANGUS, DVM ACVD, joined Animal Dermatology Clinic in 2007 and sees patients in Pasadena, CA. Dr. Angus completed his residency in dermatology at the University of Illinois and became a Diplomate in the American College of Veterinary Dermatology in 2003. He remained at the University as a visiting clinical professor until 2004, receiving recognition as a teacher of excellence. Dr. Angus was honored to receive TNAVC Small Animal Speaker of the Year Award for 2008 and serves on the editorial board for Veterinary Dermatology, the official journal of the European Society of Veterinary Dermatology. Dr. Angus has written extensively for journals and veterinary textbooks, and is frequently invited to speak at national and international conferences.
 
Take Yourself Off The Target!
Understanding Legal Tools: The key to Lawsuit Protection and Tax Reduction
October 29, 2012

Registration: ****Click www.westernu.edu/optometry-continuing-education****

PDF file attached Flyer
Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry and the College of Veterinary Medicine would like to invite you to join us for a CE event important to all practices.
Topics covered:
The presentation is all about proper structuring of medical professionals legal entities (Living Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, C and S Corps and LLC’s) to accomplish the following: 
1) Understanding correct legal deductions of each entity and correct partnership structuring for lawsuit prevention and tax reduction. 
2) Structuring their practice for maximum tax reduction and malpractice protection and prevention. 
3) Maintain the focues of their medical practice on improved patient care rather than malpractice defense. 
4) Ensure 100% protection of their personal and professional assets form lawsuits through applied risk management. 
5) Reduce malpractice insurance costs and taxes. 
6) Keep focus on patients (not legal defense, taxes, etc.) keeping medical practice costs down. Keeping patient costs down. 
 
California Regional Education Symposium (CARES)
March 27-29, 2013 Registration includes scientific lectures, designated syllabus (electronic, unless otherwise specified), lunch, dinner (except the final day), and refreshment breaks. Registration deadline is Monday, March 4, 2013. No on-site registration will be available. PDF file attachedDetailed Information
Please join us for an informative continuing education presentation designed specifically to satisfy requirements for reciprocity / licensure by endorsement, and for continuing education in the State of California. The topics and duration of the symposium is specified by the California Practice Act (please consult the draft agenda). California temporary licensees with RCP license type must attend the complete conference. Other veterinarians may attend sections of the symposium as needed for satisfaction of continuing education. Due to the dual purpose of the symposium (temporary licensure requirements and general continuing education), all attendees are required to sign-in and sign-out for each day. CE certificates will be individually created and specify the number of hours you attended. Because of the strict attendance policy local lodging is highly recommended. Late arrivals, early departures or absences during lectures time (regardless of the reason) may lead to less than the 26 hours of CE required for reciprocity (make-up time cannot be provided). Attendees will be provided with flash drives or CDs with PDFs of the presentations and all related materials. If you would like handouts in paper form, there will be an additional fee of $15.00 (please indicate your preference when registering). You will need to present a government issued identification to pick-up your registration packet.
For temporary licensing status or questions please call the California Veterinary Medical Board at (916) 263-2610.
 
 
 
TURKEY AND BROILER HEALTH MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
May 6th – 7th, 2013
Turkey and Broiler Health Management School Registration is $395 for each attendee.
Registration deadline April 5th, 2013
PDF file attached Flyer
KELLOGG HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER
AT MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
219 SOUTH HARRISON ROAD
EAST LANSING, MICHIGAN 48824-1022
The two-day Turkey & Broiler Health Management School is designed to provide in-depth lecture presentations and hands-on training to those individuals working in the turkey and broiler industries. The primary goal of this year’s school is to provide practical information on management as it relates to the turkey and broiler industry. Moreover, participants will be able to work-up real disease cases to evaluate their field diagnostic training and to learn about the impacts of poultry management on these diseases. The school will conclude with an interactive discussion on diseases of importance to today’s turkey and broiler producer. Certificates will be awarded upon successful completion of the two-day workshop.
 
LAYER HEALTH MANAGEMENT SCHOOL
May 8th – 9th, 2013
Layer Health Management School Registration is $395 for each attendee.
Registration deadline April 5th, 2013
PDF file attached Flyer
KELLOGG HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER
AT MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
219 SOUTH HARRISON ROAD
EAST LANSING, MICHIGAN 48824-1022
The two-day Layer Health Management School is designed to provide in-depth lecture presentations and hands-on training to those individuals working in the layer industries. The primary goal of this year’s school is to provide practical information on management as it relates to the layer industry. Moreover, participants will be able to work-up real disease cases to evaluate their field diagnostic training and to learn about the impacts of poultry management on these diseases. The school will conclude with an interactive discussion on diseases of importance to today’s layer producer. Certificates will be awarded upon successful completion of the two-day workshop.