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.

An Evening with Dr. Julie T. Cecere

September 15, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Winchester, VA

Lectures

Day-to-day Small Animal Reproductive Encounters: Update on Diagnoses and Treatments
by Dr. Julie T. Cecere, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACT

Clinical Assistant Professor, Theriogenology

Location

Winchester, VA

Registration

Register Online or

Contact Lori Atkins at 540-231-5825 or loriatkins@vt.edu

Details

This event is equivalent to 1.5 CE contact hours.

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Lecture begins at 7:00 p.m.

An Evening with Dr. James Brown & Dr. Earl Gaughan

September 23, 2015, 6:00 p.m.
Columbia, MD

Lectures

Conditions of the Equine Foot
by Dr. James Brown, BVSc, MS, Diplomate ACT, Diplomate ACVS

Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center

and

Dr. Earl Gaughan, DVM, BA, Diplomate ACVS

Equine Technical Services V eterinarian
Merck Animal Health

Location

The Kings Contrivane Restaurant
10150 Shaker Drive
Columbia, MD

Registration

Contact Sharon Peart at 703-771-6842 or speart@vt.edu

Details

This event is equivalent to 2 CE contact hours.

Dinner begins at 6:00 p.m.

An Evening with Dr. Jonathan Abbott

September 24, 2015, 6:30 p.m.
Beckley, WV

Lectures

Current Therapy of Canine Heart Failure and
Congenital Heart Disease: A Brief Review
by Dr. Jonathan Abbott, DVM, Diplomate ACVIM

Associate Professor, Cardiology

Location

Beckley, WV

Registration

Register Online or

Contact Lori Atkins at 540-231-5825 or loriatkins@vt.edu

Details

This event is equivalent to 1.5 CE contact hours.

Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Lecture begins at 7:00 p.m.

This symposium, hosted by our Center for Animal Human Relationships, is not RACE approved for CE credit, but may be of interest to practitioners and technicians.

VA-MD Vet Med’s Center for Animal Human Relationships (CENTAUR) presents a one-day symposium, The Human-Animal Experience: Exploring the Bond. Experts from multidisciplinary fields will gather to explore the benefits and challenges of human-animal interactions, service and therapies.

The symposium will include Booker Willoughby Recognition Ceremony, during which we will honor an exemplary organization that trains, utilizes and cares for service animals. This year, CENTAUR recognizes St. Francis Service Dogs in Roanoke, Virginia.

All professionals and community individuals interested in the many facets of the human-animal bond are invited. The symposium features speakers from diverse backgrounds ranging from veterinary and human medicine to social work, highlighting the intricate and special connection between animals and humans.

Registration

The deadline for registration is September 18.

Visit the offical symposium website to register.

Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center Annual Equine Seminar for Veterinary Technicians

October 2, 2015
Leesburg, VA

Lectures

Regenerative Medicine
by Dr. Jennifer Barrett, DVM, Ph.D., Diplomate ACVS, Diplomate ACVSMR

Theodora Ayer Randolph Professor of Equine Surgery

Equine Infectious Diseases
by Dr. Elizabeth MacDonald, BVMS, MRCVS

Clinical Instructor, Equine Internal Medicine

Equine Dentistry: The Tooth of the Matter
by Amanda Compton, LVT, EDT, RVT
Acupuncture: What’s the Point?
by Dr. Anne Desrochers, DMV, Diplomate ACVIM

Clinical Instructor, Equine Internal Medicine

Equine Ophthalmology
by Dr. Elizabeth MacDonald, BVMS, MRCVS

Clinical Instructor, Equine Internal Medicine

Techniques to Take Quality Radiographs
by Dr. Norris Adams, DVM, Diplomate ACVS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Equine Lameness & Surgery

Location

Leesburg, VA

Registration

Contact Sharon Peart at 703-771-6842 or speart@vt.edu

Details

This event is equivalent to 6 CE contact hours.

On-site registration begins at 8:30 a.m.

Lunch will be served at 12:00 p.m.

Fifth Annual Potomac Regional Veterinary Conference

November 13 – 15, 2015
The Greenbrier
White Sulphur Springs, WV

The 2015 Potomac Regional Veterinary Conference offers up to 18 hours of small animal, equine and public practice continuing education in each track. The conference also offers Practice Management sessions on Friday and Technician sessions on Saturday.

VA-MD Vet Med faculty and staff presenting at the conference include:

Registration

Visit the offical conference website to register.