Upcoming CE Events
23 - 24Mar
WI Exotic Animal Veterinary Conference
Since 1992, student members of the WEZAM Club and their faculty advisors at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Veterinary Medicine have brought together experts in the field of exotic animal care to provide veterinary professionals with current and practical information on the medical care of popular exotic companion animals. THIS YEAR’S PRESENTATION TOPICS INCLUDE: Small Mammal Medicine; Rabbit & Rodent Dental Disease; Reptile Sedation & Anesthesia Tips; Reptile Welfare & Cruelty; Increase Profitability to name just a few! Highlights of the conference are the Technician’s Track, Masterclasses and Labs. Please see our brochure for more topics and details. All profits from the conference go to support student learning experiences, scholarships and WEZAM Club activities.
06 - 07Apr
Applied Animal Behavior
Participants attending this conference will come away with expanded knowledge in feline, canine, equine and bovine behavior. The lectures will focus on the veterinarian’s role in recognizing and managing common behavior issues in these species. Conference attendees will learn how to provide better behavior care for their animal patients and the latest treatment options for behavioral problems seen in a private practice setting. CEU HOURS APPROVED FOR VETERINARY PROFESSIONALS, PET TRAINERS (PPAB), AND BEHAVIOR CONSULTANT (CCPDT).
Social Hour and CE: Neurology Research Updates
FREE!! Join us for a happy hour with beverages and appetizers. Then hear about cutting edge neurology research as 3 of our faculty members outline their current projects! Tours of our hospital will also be made available.
01 - 03May
The Dairyland Initiative Workshops
VENTILATING ADULT COW FACILITIES: Dr. Nigel Cook and Courtney Halbach will combine lectures, discussion, and case-based group exercises to share the latest information in dairy barn ventilation systems to help with the decision-making process. Participants will leave the workshop with the ability to design and troubleshoot existing ventilation systems in order to provide clients with solutions that optimize animal well-being, performance, and health. YOUNGSTOCK FACILITY DESIGN: This interactive, one-and-a-half-day workshop, will combine lectures, discussion, and casebased group exercises to help participants create facilities that maximize calf health and improve labor efficiency. Drs. Ken Nordlund and Terri Ollivett will cover key aspects of youngstock facility design such as feeding management strategies, individual vs. group housing, group sizing, ventilation, and pen layout. After the workshop, participants will have the knowledge necessary to tackle various youngstock building projects and to provide housing solutions that maximize animal well-being, health, and performance.
21 - 23Jun
Computed Tomography Course
This is a practical course for veterinarians with access to computed tomography (CT) to improve study quality and reading skills of neurologic, vascular, abdominal and thoracic CT in small animals. Includes lectures and extensive practical case sessions on DICOM workstations. Course content is designed for veterinarians that may refer to CT, use CT in their practice, Radiology/Sx/internal medicine, etc., Residents and Diplomates, interns/students.
Hot Topics in Veterinary Anesthesia
Lectures will focus on new, yet practical techniques recently requested by previous attendees. Topics include the use of non-opioid analgesic and pre-medication techniques, clinically useful constant rate infusions, new ideas concerning fluid therapy and inhalant use, the efficacy of cannabinoids, and current recommendations for euthanasia techniques. A questions and answer period will also be incorporated. Participants will leave with a thorough understanding of how to incorporate state of the art anesthetic and analgesic techniques into their current protocols to enhance patient care and client satisfaction.
07 - 08Dec
FRANK Communication Workshop
THE FOCUS OF THIS WORKSHOP IS ON COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR THE FIRST PART OF THE CLINICAL INTERVIEW: • Establish rapport with your clients through a strong introduction • Obtain the client’s agenda • Gather an accurate history • Build long-term client relationships • Structure the interview • Do the above in a timely manner. ENHANCE YOUR COMMUNICATION TOOLBOX WITH 10 KEY SKILLS: • Introduction • Client perspective • Client agenda • Empathy • Open-ended questions • Non-verbal behaviors • Pause • Logical structure • Reflective listening • Summary.
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