CE Events and Workshops


2016 Purdue Veterinary Conference

The annual Purdue Veterinary Conference is designed to provide continuing education (CE) opportunities for the entire veterinary team. Attendees can earn up to 32 hours of CE. The 2016 Conference will offer new speakers, workshops and special events including a Veterinary Technology 40th Anniversary celebration.

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Centers for the Human-Animal Bond Conference

The Centers for Human-Animal Bond (CHAB) Conference is a prestigious event to unite leaders from University centers and institutes focused on research, teaching, and practice related to human-animal interaction. It was first convened 10 years ago and led to a special issue publication in the Journal of Veterinary Medical Education. Over the past decade there have been tremendous advances in the field. To connect and advance key leaders in this multi-disciplinary field, Purdue University’s College of Veterinary Medicine will host the second occurrence of this special, invitation-only event. The first day will be open to the public and feature a lecture and workshops on cutting edge methodology in the field.  The second day will consist of interactive discussion and presentations regarding the role, progress, and future trajectory of centers and institutes in advancing the human-animal bond field through collaborative research and education.  Attendees for day two will be invited leaders from centers and institutes focused on human-animal bond research and teaching at Universities throughout the United States.  

This conference has a limited number of seats, don't wait- Register Now! 

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Pet Bird Symposium

The two-day biennial Pet Bird Symposium returns November 13 - 14 featuring four guest speakers addressing a variety of topics for veterinarians, veterinary technicians and aviculturists.  Topics include, “Commonly Kept Parrot Species and Their Characteristics,” “Update on Viral Diseases and Chlamydophila,” “Sedation, High Risk Anesthesia and Critical Care Management,” “Cloacal Prolapse Management,” “Dermatologic Conditions,” “The Geriatric Parrot,” and “Renal System Disorders.”

Speakers include Purdue Veterinary Medicine clinicians: Dr. Steve Thompson, clinical associate professor and director of the Pet Wellness Clinic, and Dr. Lorraine Corriveau, wellness clinician in the Small Animal Community Practice; as well as Dr. Angela Lennox, PVM adjunct assistant professor and avian specialist in Carmel, Ind., and Dr. Bianca Zaffarano, Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine faculty clinician.

In addition to lectures, the program will include a variety of case-based discussions.  Single day registration options will also be available.  Additional program and registration information coming soon.

Nine continuing education (CE) credits will be offered for this symposium.

Check back soon for registration and the preliminary program for this event! 

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