- January 20, 2017 - VCS Seminar: Dr. Kyle Vititoe
- January 27, 2017 - VCS Seminar: Dr. Marcelle Hon
- February 11, 2017 - Horseman's Forum
- March 26, 2017 - Veterinary Technician Symposium
"Comparison of Echocardiography and Computed Tomography for Characterization of Cardiac Clots in Cats with Heart Disease"
Presenter: Dr. Kyle Vititoe, 1st Year Resident, Diagnostic Imaging
The study accepts cats with heart disease that have either spontaneous echo contrast (smoke) or thrombus within the heart. Compares the ability of echocardiography and CT to distinguish and characterize these clots as well as identify other prognostic factors gained from the imaging. Also compares CT dynamic study versus multiphase acquisition the detection ability.
"Frozen: Extending the Shelf-life of Feline RBCs"
Presenter: Dr. Marcelle Hon, 1st Year Resident, Emergency Critical Care
Cryopreserved packed red blood cells (pRBCs) are used as an alternative to refrigerated pRBCs in human medicine during wartime or to provide rare blood types. Freezing of feline pRBCs could provide better access to blood for cats with rare blood types in emergent situations.
One (1) Continuing Education (CE) credit is offered for this seminar.
Save the date for the 2017 Horseman's Forum - Saturday, February 11th at the Indiana Grand Racing & Casino!
The purpose of The Horseman's Forum is to educate horse owners and equine industry professionals about current horse health issues, ranging from basic preventive health care and husbandry topics to state-of-the-art medical advancements. The Horseman's Forum will be presented as a one-day seminar where questions and open discussions will be encouraged. Presenters will include Purdue faculty and staff as well as invited speakers. Come and share your passion for horses with Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine!
The 2017 Horseman's Forum will be held at the Indiana Grand Racing & Casino at 4300 N. Michigan Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176.
Late fees apply to all registrations after January 25, 2017.
5 Continuing Education (CE) Units Available
The Horseman's Forum will return to West Lafayette in 2018!
Purdue Veterinary Medicine hosts an annual Veterinary Technician Symposium to provide an opportunity for veterinary assistants, veterinary technology students, and veterinary technicians to obtain approved continuing education credits.
Learn practical information to use in clinical practice with a variety of lecture topics centered on clinical practice, small animal medicine, large animal medicine, cardiology, and behavior to name a few. Develop your professional network! Meet others that share a passion for continuing education and strive to be the very best. Network with colleagues from veterinary facilities throughout Indiana and surrounding states. Meet faculty and staff of Purdue Veterinary Medicine. Past attendees cited this symposium as "extremely valuable," commenting on the high quality of speakers, practicality of the topics and the great value for the cost.
- Click here to register for the Veterinary Technician Symposium
- Click here for the Preliminary Program
6.5 Continuing Education (CE) Units Available