Continuing Education

Purdue Veterinary Conference Keynotes Will Provide Insights from Experts on Health, Wellness and Diversity

Friday, September 1st, 2023 - A vital tradition of offering keynote sessions on Wellness and Diversity, as well as the special Jack and Naomi Stockton / Class of 1971 Lecture will continue at the 2023 Purdue Veterinary Conference. The conference will be held on the Purdue campus September 19-23.

Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture Celebrates Retirement of Renowned Director of the Center for the Human-Animal Bond Alan Beck

Friday, August 25th, 2023 - This year’s Purdue Veterinary Conference will kick-off with a special opportunity for veterinarians, veterinary nurses, students, staff, faculty and animal enthusiasts to hear the final lecture by renowned human-animal bond expert, Dr. Alan Beck, who is retiring as the Dorothy N. McAllister Professor of Animal Ecology and director of the Center for the Human-Animal Bond. The Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 19 in Fowler Hall in Stewart Center. The talk is free and open to the public.

Plans Set and Registration Open for 2023 Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, June 9th, 2023 - The 2023 Purdue Veterinary Conference offers over 100 sessions for veterinary professionals, providing valuable continuing education and up to 23 CE credits. Registration is now open for the five day program. Highlights will include the Elanco Human Animal Bond Lecture given by Dr. Alan Beck on the occasion of his retirement, and multiple tracks focused on different veterinary specialties. The conference concludes with the Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog.

Attendees Flock to Annual Purdue Veterinary Nursing Symposium

Friday, March 31st, 2023 - Veterinary nurses turned out in force to take advantage of continuing education focused on their needs during the annual Veterinary Nursing Symposium held Sunday, March 26, at Lynn Hall. A total of 165 attendees, including veterinary assistants, veterinary nursing students, and veterinary nurses (technicians and technologists) learned practical information to use in clinical practice with a variety of lecture topics centered on both small and large animals. They also were able to visit booths set-up by five exhibitors.

Popularity of Annual Equine Wellness Forum Continues as Event Returns to In-person Format

Friday, February 24th, 2023 - After relying on virtual programming necessitated by the pandemic for the last two years, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine brought back in-person continuing education this year for equine enthusiasts who attended the 2023 Equine Wellness Forum at Lynn Hall. The all-day program Saturday, February 11, attracted 125 attendees from across Indiana as well as Kentucky and Illinois.

Small and Large Animal Topics Headline 2023 Veterinary Nursing Symposium at Lynn Hall

Friday, February 3rd, 2023 - The ninth annual Veterinary Nursing Symposium is just a month away, and will feature a broad range of topics appealing to veterinary nurses working with both large and small animals. The one day event will be held at Lynn Hall, Sunday, March 26. Registration is now open.

PVM’s Popular Equine Wellness Forum Returns to In-person Format for 2023

Friday, January 13th, 2023 - It’s almost time for the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s popular Equine Wellness Forum, which will be held as an in-person event this year for the first time since 2019. Registration is now open for the annual event scheduled for Saturday, February 11, 2023 in Lynn Hall. The forum is designed to inform horse owners and equine industry professionals about horse health issues ranging from basic preventative healthcare to the latest medical advancements.

Veterinary Professionals Enjoy Conference’s Return to Campus

Monday, December 12th, 2022 - Seeing veterinary college classmates, colleagues and faculty, staff and students face-to-face was a highlight of the 2022 Purdue Veterinary Conference as the annual event returned to an in-person format. For the prior two years, the program was conducted virtually due to the pandemic.

Forum and Mini Symposium Anchor Canine Welfare Discussions in Science

Monday, December 12th, 2022 - A two-day Purdue University program on Canine Welfare Science attracted nearly 225 registered participants from across the country.

Exotic Animal Medicine Will Be Focus of two-Day Symposium Hosted by Purdue Veterinary Students

Friday, October 14th, 2022 - The Medicine of Mammals and Avian Species (MMAS) Symposium will reflect the passion of the Purdue veterinary students in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Exotic Animal Club, when the two day conference is held later this month in Lynn Hall.

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