Continuing Education
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Continuing Education

Our continuing education programs are available to veterinarians and veterinary technicians who want to stay apprised of the latest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques available to the profession.


Upcoming Lectures and Events

Our faculty provide continuing education lectures at regional Veterinary Medical Association conferences and events made possible with the support of various companies in the veterinary industry.

October 29, 2014 - Beckley, WV

Oncologic Cytology
by Kurt Zimmerman, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP: Clinical and Anatomic Pathology

  • Location:
    Pasquale’s
    Beckley, West Virginia
  • Registration: Contact Amy Winemiller at 540-231-5825 or awinemiller@vt.edu
  • Details: Dinner at 6:30 p.m., lecture starting at 7 p.m.
    This event is equivalent to 1.5 CE contact hours.

November 7 – 9, 2014 — Baltimore, MD

Potomac Regional Veterinary Conference
Hyatt Regency
Baltimore, MD

November 18, 2014 - Halifax, VA

Common Ophthalmic Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges Facing the Small Animal Practitioner
by Ian P. Herring, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP: Clinical and Anatomic Pathology

  • Location:
    Molasses Grill
    Halifax, Virginia
  • Registration: Contact Amy Winemiller at 540-231-5825 or awinemiller@vt.edu
  • Details: Dinner at 6:30 p.m., lecture starting at 7 p.m.
    This event is equivalent to 1.5 CE contact hours.

November 19, 2014 - Glen Allen, VA

Common Ophthalmic Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenges Facing the Small Animal Practitioner
by Ian P. Herring, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP: Clinical and Anatomic Pathology

  • Location:
    Keagan's Restaurant & Tavern
    Glen Allen, Virginia
  • Registration: Contact Amy Winemiller at 540-231-5825 or awinemiller@vt.edu
  • Details: Dinner at 6:30 p.m., lecture starting at 7 p.m.
    This event is equivalent to 1.5 CE contact hours.

December 6, 2014 - Blacksburg, VA

Ultrasound Short Course for Veterinary Practitioners
Beginning to Intermediate Level

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lecture (4 hours):

  • Machine basics
  • Normal and abnormal ultrasound appearance of liver, spleen, kidneys, bladder, GI tract and adrenal glands

1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Wet Lab (4 hours):

  • There will be 6 stations using live dogs, with individual supervision by board certified radiologist and radiology residents (1 instructor for each US station).

Location:
Lectures will be held at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center

Wet labs will be held at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in the Multi-Disciplinary Lab

Registration: $799 registration fee includes lunch, breaks, and all workshop materials.

Register online by November 15, 2014

Download the flyer or contact Karen Whitt at 540-231-1775 or kdwhitt@vt.edu for more information

Details: This event is equivalent to 8 CE contact hours.

December 11 – 12, 2014 - Blacksburg, VA

Intermediate Gastrointestinal Endoscopy for Internal Medicine Residents
Designed for first-year medicine residents

Lecture (8 hours):

  • Examples of all common and many uncommon GI lesions
  • Endoscopic management of GI foreign bodies
  • Entering the duodenum: The final frontier
  • Endoscopic diagnosis of pyloric hypertrophy and lymphangiectasia
  • Endoscopic management of esophageal strictures
  • Review of recent GI endoscopic Veterinary literature

Laboratory (Two 4-hour sessions):

  • Gastroduodenoscopy and Colonoscopy in Dogs
  • Gastric foreign body retrieval Cleaning and disinfection demonstration

Location:
Lectures will be held at The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center

Labs will be held at the Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine in the Multi-Disciplinary Lab

Registration: $1,649 registration fee includes lunch, breaks, and all workshop materials, plus the dinner / reception on December 11, 2014.

Register online by November 15, 2014

Download the flyer or contact Karen Whitt at 540-231-1775 or kdwhitt@vt.edu for more information

Details: This event is equivalent to 16 CE contact hours.