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Submitted by srtariqu on Mon, 01/30/2012 - 3:52pm

The University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) is pleased to announce that it will be offering

An Exotic Companion Mammal Symposium


April 9, 2017

University of Calgary, Clinical Skills Building
Calgary, AB

Hosted by:The University of Calgary and Calgary Avian and Exotic Pet Clinic

What
A continuing education event about exotic pet health and nutrition, featuring Keynote Speaker Angela Lennox, DVM, Dipl. ABVP - Avian & Exotic Companion Mammal, ECZM - Small Mammal.

When
Sunday, April 9, 2017
8:00 am - Registration
8:30 am - 5:45 pm Mountain Time - CE Class

Where
University of Calgary Clinical Skills Building (Spy Hill Campus)
11877 85th St. , Calgary, AB  T3R 1J3,  NW, Room #104

Rates & Registration Information
Register at: www.oxbow.vet/calgary
Early Bird Rate (until March 12, 2017): $125.00
Student Rate: $50.00
Registration Deadline: March 26, 2017

Content

Exotic Companion Mammal
Gastrointestinal Function
and Nutrition

 

Sedation as an Alternative to
General Anesthesia in Exotic
Companion Animals

Critical Care of Exotic
Companion Mammals

Managing Rabbit Gastrointestinal Stasis
Syndrome (RGIS)

 

Common Emergencies in
Guinea Pigs and Chinchillas

Update on Medical Topics in
Rabbit Medicine

Ferret Gastrointestinal
Function and Nutrition

 

Rattlesnake Nutrition

Clinical Relevant Research in
Exotic Companion Mammals

Rabbit Dental Disease
Diagnosis and Treatment

 

 

CE Credits: RACE: 7.0 CE Credits

For more information and to register visit: www.oxbow.vet/calgary


Arthrex Stifle Stabilization Course

Are you looking for a reliable and reproducible lateral suture technique? Or is the nearest referral hospital too far for your busy clients?

Arthrex Vet System is offering a two-day stifle stabilization course
in Calgary, AB on May 6th & 7th, 2017.

Curriculum

• Regional and functional anatomy of the stifle joint
• Surgical exposure and examination of intra-articular structures
• Meniscus anatomy, injury and treatment
• Surgical techniques for ligament reconstruction
• Indications for specialist referral
• Aseptic technique

Register Here

Date:           May 6 & 7, 2017

Location:    University of Calgary
                     Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
                    1877 85th Street NW, Calgary

Price:           $775 (USD) per registration

Instructors:    Terri Schiller, DVM
                         Charles Bruce, DVM
                         Mitchell Gillick, DVM
                         Tom Gibson, DVM

 Small class size with minimum one third of course time dedicated to hands on training.

Arthrex supports a team approach to learning.
Each registration allows for one veterinary technician to attend with you free of charge.
Visit us online at www.ArthrexVetSystems.com and get more information on this and other high quality products, upcoming surgical labs and surgical technique guides. Or call 1-519-680-0707 to speak with a customer service representative in Canada

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Summer Continuing Education Courses 2017

Please note

  • Course registration is through the Faculty of Continuing Education.  This allows for the issuance of official tax receipts for  tuition fees and on-line registration.
  • Specific dates for 2017 course offerings will be available in January 2017.

Registration will open on January 1, 2017. Please see below the following continuing education courses for veterinarians that were offered in the past.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE:  April 15, 2017. 

All courses will take place at the University of Calgary Faculty of Veterinary Medicine | Clinical Skills Building | in the NW of Calgary (11877 85th Street NW, T3R 1J3)

Please note that registration is limited – Register early.

Basic Small Animal Surgery

 Lead instructor:  Dr Teresa Schiller, DVM, CCRT, Dip ACVS
Associate Dean, Clinical Programs, Senior Instructor (Small Animal Surgery) Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences (VCDS)

This course focuses on basic surgical principles and does not involve live animal surgeries. This course is designed for foreign-trained veterinarians who have passed the BCSE or NAVLE and are preparing for the CPE, veterinarians returning to small animal practice after a leave or changing practice areas, and veterinarians who want to improve or reinforce their skills in small animal surgery.

Course dates:  June 12-16, 2017.  Registration fee:  $2100 (includes textbook {Fossum TW, Small Animal Surgery}, materials and parking).

Maximum: 10 participants
This course has been approved by the ABVMA for 31 hours of CE credit

ContEd Registration Site  (select Veterinary Medicine)

Small Animal Internal Medicine

Lead Instructor: Dr Serge Chalhoub, BSc., DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)

Using a problem-based approach and the SOAP format, this course will review the most common medicine conditions in small animals. Subjects covered will include gastrointestinal, hepatic, respiratory, renal, urinary, oncology, endocrine, cardiology, and immune-mediated diseases. Class sessions will be complemented by clinical laboratories on detailed small animal physical examination as well as basic ultrasound skills.

This course is designed for foreign-trained veterinarians who have passed the BCSE or NAVLE and are preparing for the CPE, veterinarians returning to small animal practice after a leave or changing practice areas, and veterinarians who want to improve or reinforce their skills in small animal medicine.

Course dates:  June 19 - 23, 2017.  Registration fee:  $1800 (includes textbook {Nelson and Couto, Small Animal Internal Medicine, materials and parking).

Maximum: 10 participants
This course has been approved by the ABVMA for 35 hours of CE credit

ContEd Registration Site (select Veterinary Medicine)

Equine Medicine

Lead Instructors: Dr Ashley Whitehead, DVM, BSc, DVSc, DACVIM (LA), Assistant Professor (Equine Clinical Sciences) Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences (VCDS) and Dr Heidi Banse, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (LA), Assistant Professor (Veterinary Therapeutics) Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences (VCDS)

Through a combination of lectures, clinical presentations and laboratories this course prepares the student for general equine practice by providing the foundational knowledge and clinical skills needed for diagnosing and treating the most common equine medical diseases based upon current evidence.  This course is not intended to be a comprehensive review for the clinical proficiency exam but rather to provide an overview of techniques and medical conditions relevant to private practice.

Course dates:  May 29 - June 2, 2017.  Registration fee:  $1800 (includes textbook {Wilson, DA. Clinical Veterinary Advisor: The Horse. 2012. Saunders-Elsevier, St. Louis, MO}, materials and parking).

Maximum: 10 participants
This course has been approved by the ABVMA for 31 hours of CE credit

ContEd Registration Site  (select Veterinary Medicine)

FINAL REGISTRATION DATE:  April 15, 2017

Please contact vetmed@ucalgary.ca for further details

Courses are eligible for ABVMA Continuing Education credits