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Continuing Education Programs

Current Events:

  • 2021Small Animal Laparoscopy Course: Veterinary Practitioners
    June 18-19, 2021 | Registration | More Info
    This two day course is an intensive practical skills course intended to train small animal practitioners in laparoscopic surgery. The course has limited space, and includes hands on surgery procedures. In keeping with our college’s reverence for life mission, all animals that participate in the lab are returned to their owners afterward and are having only medically necessary procedures.
  • CaTLC – California Temporary License Curriculum
    March 17 – 19, 2021 | Registration | More Info
    The California Temporary License Curriculum (CaTLC) is specifically designed to meet or exceed the requirements of California laws governing veterinary licensure in California.  The California Veterinary Medicine Practice Act covers the requirements for veterinarians licensed in other states, Canadian provinces, or United States territories and wishing to become licensed in California via the reciprocity process.

Past Events

  • CalAnimals Animal Care Conference 2020 – March 22-24, 2020

    Registration | More Info

    Featuring 2 pre-conference workshops, 5 learning tracks, 35+ education sessions, over 50 knowledgeable speakers, and 2 days of exhibitors showcasing the latest industry products. This yearly event brings together animal control officers, humane officers, animal care attendants, behaviorists, humane educators, shelter directors, veterinarians, RVTs, customer service representatives, all law enforcement personnel, and other animal-sheltering professionals. Some pre-conference workshops start Saturday, March 21– see site for details.

  • CaTLC – California Temporary License Curriculum – March 18-20, 2020

    Registration | More Info

    The California Temporary License Curriculum (CaTLC) is specifically designed to meet or exceed the requirements of California laws governing veterinary licensure in California.  The California Veterinary Medicine Practice Act covers the requirements for veterinarians licensed in other states, Canadian provinces, or United States territories and wishing to become licensed in California via the reciprocity process.

  • CE Laparoscopy Course for DVM Practitioners – May 16-17, 2020

    Registration | More Info

    This two day course is an intensive practical skills course intended to train small animal practitioners in laparoscopic surgery. The course is limited to nine veterinarians and four veterinary technicians and includes hands on surgery procedures. In keeping with our college’s reverence for life mission, all animals that participate in the lab are returned to their owners afterward and are having only medically necessary procedures.

  • CE Advanced Laparoscopy Course for DVM Practitioners – May 18-19, 2020

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    This two day course is an intensive practical skills course intended to small animal practitioners with previous experience in laparoscopic surgery. The course is limited to four veterinarians and two veterinary technicians and includes hands on surgery procedures.

  • CaTLC – California Temporary License Curriculum – March 20-22, 2019

    Registration | More Info

    The California Temporary License Curriculum (CaTLC) is specifically designed to meet or exceed the requirements of California laws governing veterinary licensure in California.  The California Veterinary Medicine Practice Act covers the requirements for veterinarians licensed in other states, Canadian provinces, or United States territories and wishing to become licensed in California via the reciprocity process.

  • CaTLC – California Temporary License Curriculum – March 14-16, 2018

    Registration | More Info

    The California Temporary License Curriculum (CaTLC) is specifically designed to meet or exceed the requirements of California laws governing veterinary licensure in California.  The California Veterinary Medicine Practice Act covers the requirements for veterinarians licensed in other states, Canadian provinces, or United States territories and wishing to become licensed in California via the reciprocity process.

  • Turkey and Broiler Health Management School – May 8-9, 2017

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    Henry Center
    for Executive Development
    Michigan State University
    East Lansing, MI
    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 medications and vaccinations 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 10-11,2017

    Registration | More Info

    Henry Center
    for Executive Development
    Michigan State University
    East Lansing, MI
    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 medications and vaccinations 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.
  • Laparoscopy Course for Small Animal Veterinary Practitioners – May 23rd – 24th, 2016

    Registration | More Info

    In the last few years, laparoscopic surgery procedures have become increasingly important in the discipline of veterinary surgery.  This course is intended for individuals who have minimal to no experience in laparoscopic surgical techniques and will provide veterinary practitioners with the essential theoretical knowledge and practical experience in basic laparoscopic surgery.  The course will take participants from an introductory level and provide them with basic laparoscopic skills in several key procedures required to perform veterinary laparoscopic surgery.  These essential skills are needed for fostering the development of a safe laparoscopic practice.

  • Turkey and Broiler Health Management School – May 23rd – 24th, 2016

    Turkey and Broiler Health Management School Registration is $400 for each attendee. Registration open Feb 1st. | More Info

    BEST WESTERN PLUS INN TOWNER AND THE HIGHLAND CLUB
    2424 University Av,
    Madison, WI 53726
    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 medications and vaccinations 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 25th – 26th, 2016

    Layer Health Management School Registration is $400 for each attendee. Registration open Feb 1st. | More Info

    BEST WESTERN PLUS INN TOWNER AND THE HIGHLAND CLUB
    2424 University Av,
    Madison, WI 53726
    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 medications and vaccinations 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.