The Classic Center
Contact: Kat Gilmore Director, Public Relations, UGA CVM 706-583-5485
Marti Brick Director, Alumni Relations, UGA CVM 706-542-7049
Small and large animal lectures led by alumni from the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine for up to 15 CE hours. Attendance of the LEAP session will fulfill 2 hours of the Georgia laws, rules and professionalism requirements. The Alumni Reunion will be held Saturday, March 23, and will honor the Class of 1963.Keynote speaker: Dr. Craig Greene, professor emeritus in the college's departments of infectious diseases and small animal medicine and surgery.Alumni and veterinarians interested in receiving continuing education credits are invited to attend.
This year's conference sessions and presenters include "Practical Ophthalmology for the Busy Practitioner," presented by Dr. Dan Brogdon; "Management of Congestive Heart Failure in Dogs," by Dr. Marc Kraus; "Antimicrobials in Large Animal Practice," by Dr. Brent Credille, who also will lead a session on "Immunology and Treatment of Sepsis" in large animals; "Equine Geriatric Medicine," by Dr. Mary Rose Paradis; "Equine Regenerative Medicine," by Dr. Lindsey Boone; "Common Laboratory Abnormalities in the Dog and Cat," by Dr. Kirstin Mix; "Osteoarthritis in Dogs and Cats," by Dr. Jon Anderson; "Cytologic Evaluation of Bone Marrow" in small animals, by Dr. Bente Flatland; and "Shock and Resuscitation" in small animal medicine, by Dr. Alan Ralph.
Joint sessions include "One Health Concept Revisited," presented by Dr. Venaye Reece McGlashan, and "Teaching Moments in Your Clinic," presented by Dr. India Lane.
On Saturday afternoon, Dr. Lynn White-Shim of the American Veterinary Medical Association will present the two-hour Georgia laws, ethics and professionalism session on "Compounding: Are You Following the Rules?" for continuing education credit. For those interested in this session only, registration is $40.
The weekend events also include a daylong conference for veterinary technicians-the 10th Annual GVTAA Technician Continuing Education Conference-that will be held March 23 at the Classic Center. See www.gvtaa.org or email Lynn Reece at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Registration forms for both conferences must be postmarked by March 9 to avoid a $50 late fee. Cancellations must be made by March 11 in order to receive a refund. For online registration, maps and hotel information, see www.vet.uga.edu/conference.php.$200-$360 by March 9
The 50th Annual Veterinary Conference & Alumni Weekend