AUGUST 9 – 11
Credit Hours: Up to 20 hours
Seems Pretty Black and White—You Need This Short Course
Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, in collaboration with the Society of Veterinary Nuclear Medicine, is offering an exceptional opportunity for radiology residents and other veterinarians to catch up on the latest techniques in veterinary nuclear medicine. The course will include a review of the physics, radiopharmacy (including I131 therapy), radiation safety, and equipment for acquiring images. In addition, improve your understanding of image processing, interpretation and common artifacts encountered in thyroid, renal, bone and portal imaging, as well as advanced imaging like PET. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to gain essential skills in an remarkable state-of-the-art learning facility.
Free transportation between the conference site and the host hotel will be provided at the beginning and end of each day’s sessions for guests of the host facility. If you opt not to stay at the host hotel, transportation will be “on your own” and a parking fee will be incurred on Friday.
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2019 Feline Forum
Credit Hours: Up to 16 hours
We are very excited to have Dr. Leah Cohn from University of Missouri as our featured speaker for the 2019 Feline Forum. Dr. Cohn will speak on the highly-fatal protozoal disease, feline cytauxzoonosis, as well as feline respiratory disease and other topics. Favorites returning include Dr. Audrey Cook, Dr. John August, Dr. Deb Zoran. Timely topics presented include parasitology, gastroenterology, nutrition, imaging and more. Enjoy and learn from all of our excellent presenters. This year we are offering two optional imaging workshop sessions with Dr. Lindsey Gilmour and Dr. Jessica Vallone. Build upon lectures during the general sessions by attending a limited-enrollment case-based workshops to optimize your selection and interpretation of radiographic and ultrasonographic imaging. Chose from the workshops below- or attend both! Come join us for this and more on July 27-28, 2019.
2019 Veterinary Technicians Conference
Thank you for attending this year’s conference. This page is a reference for you to resource a few months following the conference. Be sure to download any and all documents for your personal files.
The 2019 Texas A&M Veterinary Technician Conference will take place on June 21-23 in College Station, Texas. The conference is celebrating 25 years of continuing education for veterinary clinical staff—planned by veterinary clinical staff—by providing continuing education opportunities for veterinary staff from all types of practices and at every skill and experience level.
The tracks that will be offered this year are: Equine, Food Animal, Non-traditional Animals, Small Anesthesia, Small Emergency/Critical Care, and Professional Development. All tracks will run concurrently, providing a varied menu from which to choose. In addition to classroom presentations, we also offer other CE credit opportunities, wet labs and workshops, allowing for various educational interactive experiences. View the conference schedule, registration website, and Facebook page for additional activities and offerings during the conference.
New this year, and happening on Friday night, is early check-in, heavy hors-d’oeuvres, and the Case Report Poster Presentation Competition. The competition is open to all Veterinary Technician Conference registrants. We encourage all veterinary technicians that are interested in practicing their public speaking, presentation, writing, and research skills to become involved in this exciting new opportunity. We also encourage everyone to check in early, spend time mixing and mingling, and visit the Case report Poster Competition competitors to ask questions about the case reports.
The Saturday key note address and buffet dinner will be given by Dr. Daniel Earl, San Antonio area veterinarian and practice owner. Come celebrate 25 years of veterinary technician continuing education by attending the 2019 Texas A&M Veterinary Technician Conference.