Nursing Symposium

March 24, 2024

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Our annual Veterinary Nursing Symposium provides a continuing education opportunity for veterinary assistants, veterinary nursing (technology) students, and veterinary nurses (technicians and technologists) to learn practical information to use in clinical practice with a variety of lecture topics centered on both small and large animals.

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Sunday, March 24, 2024

Check In and Continental Breakfast

7:15–8:00 a.m. EDT|Lynn Hall Foyer

Welcome and Opening Remarks

8:00–8:15 a.m. EDT|Chad Brown, DVM, Director of Veterinary Nursing Programs|Lynn Room 1136

Ethics in Equine Medicine

8:15–9:05 a.m. EDT|Jamie Guiberson|Lynn Room G167|Track(s): Large Animal

Basics of Abdominal Point-Of-Care Ultrasound

8:15–9:05 a.m. EDT|Aimee Brooks|Lynn Room 1136|Track(s): Small Animal

Equine Colic Care: from GI Tract & Beyond

9:10–10:00 a.m. EDT|Jamie Guiberson|Lynn Room G167|Track(s): Large Animal

Critical Thinking Case Scenarios

9:10–10:00 a.m. EDT|Tami Lind|Lynn Room 1136|Track(s): Small Animal

Break

10:00–10:15 a.m. EDT

Nursing Care of the Equine Neonate

10:15–11:05 a.m. EDT|Jamie Guiberson|Lynn Room G167|Track(s): Large Animal

Heart and Hormones

10:15–11:05 a.m. EDT|Kim Sederquist|Lynn Room 1136|Track(s): Small Animal

Point of Care of the Equine Neonate

11:10 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT|Dr. Camilla Jamieson|Lynn Room G167|Track(s): Large Animal

Bradycardia

11:10 a.m.–12:00 p.m. EDT|Kim Sederquist|Lynn Room 1136|Track(s): Small Animal

Lunch and Session

12:00–12:50 p.m. EDT

Equine Podiatry Techniques

1:00–2:20 p.m. EDT|Dr. Sarah Waxman & Kyle Clever|Lynn Room G167|Track(s): Large Animal

Come with me to a World of OSHA Radiation Violations

1:00–1:50 p.m. EDT|Lianne Shaw|Lynn Room 1136|Track(s): Small Animal

Break - Continuum Cafe

1:50–2:00 p.m. EDT

Anesthesia Machine Troubleshooting: Getting your oxygen and WAGS under control

2:00–2:50 p.m. EDT|Heidi Lescun|Lynn Room 1136|Track(s): Small Animal

Equine Dentistry Techniques

2:30–4:00 p.m. EDT|Dr. Sarah Waxman & Kyle Clever|Lynn Room G167|Track(s): Large Animal

Canine Lymphoma

2:55–3:45 p.m. EDT|Lindsay Fourez|Lynn Room 1136|Track(s): Small Animal

Speakers

Lodging

Veterinary Nursing Symposium, March 24, 2024 - Hotel Accommodations

 Attendees must secure their own overnight lodging.  A few hotels located in close proximity to Purdue University are listed below. 

Union Club Hotel

The Union Club Hotel is conveniently located on campus and connected to the Purdue Memorial Union and Stewart Center. Parking is available at the Grant Street Parking Garage at a daily rate of $10.

Address: 201 S Grant St, West Lafayette, IN 47906
Phone: 765-494-8922
Room Block and Rate Information: $190/night + Tax
Deadline: Special rates end on February 23, 2024

Click HERE to reserve your room online.


Hilton Garden Inn

The Hilton Garden Inn is next to Tapawingo Park on the Wabash Landing. Purdue University is just half a mile away. Downtown Lafayette is just across the Wabash River. Free parking is available in an adjacent garage.

Address: 356 E State St, West Lafayette, IN 47906
Phone: 765-743-2100
Room Block and Rate Information: $129.00/night + Tax
Deadline: Special rates end on February 23, 2024

Click HERE to reserve your room online. 


Hampton Inn and Suites

The Hampton Inn and Suites is located just half a mile from the Purdue campus.  Historic Lafayette downtown district is just across the river with access to local restaurants and shops. Parking is free.

Address: 160 Tapawingo Dr., West Lafayette, IN 47906
Phone: 765-269-8000
Room Block and Rate Information: $159/night + Tax
Deadline: Special rates ends on February 23, 2024

Click HERE to reserve your room online.


Transportation
If you are flying, Indianapolis International Airport (IND) will be the closest international airport. If you are driving, you can obtain directions from www.mapquest.com to your hotel and Purdue University. Ground transportation to Purdue University from the Indianapolis International Airport includes shuttle service by Lafayette Limo (765-497-3828) and Reindeer Shuttle (765-637-5124).