Continuing Education

Upcoming Forum Brings Applied Science to Issues of Canine Welfare and Dog Breeding

Friday, April 26th, 2024 - The 2024 Canine Welfare Science Forum organized by the Purdue University Center for Animal Welfare Science (CAWS) will explore the changing landscape for dog supply and demand during a two-day program in June.  Sessions will address the urgent need for innovation, collaborative problem-solving, and use of best-practices to get dogs into homes and keep them there.

Purdue Veterinary Medicine to Host Large Animal Emergency Rescue Training

Friday, April 26th, 2024 - Training in how to handle large animal emergency situations is the focus of a two day course that will be hosted by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine next month.  The awareness level Technical Large Animal Emergency Rescue (TLAER) program will be held May 18-19.

Attendance Demonstrates Ongoing Popularity of Annual Purdue Veterinary Nursing Symposium

Friday, March 29th, 2024 - The opportunity to learn the latest information and insights on a variety of topics relevant to the work of veterinary nurses attracted about 175 participants to the tenth annual Veterinary Nursing Symposium hosted by the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine.

Strong Attendance by Horse Owners Shows Enduring Popularity of Annual Equine Wellness Forum

Friday, February 23rd, 2024 - The 2024 Equine Wellness Forum at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine drew 155 attendees, showcasing the demand for equine wellness education. Held at Lynn Hall, the event featured talks and live demonstrations, including a horse running on the high-speed equine treadmill, saddle fitting, and trailer safety. The program attracted professionals and horse owners from Indiana and beyond.

Brain Training is Focus of Dr. Jeffrey A. Sutarik Wellness Lecture March 5

Friday, February 23rd, 2024 - Karlene Belyea will speak at the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine March 5 on the topic "Brain Training: Well-Being Starts in Your Mind" as part of the Dr. Jeffrey A. Sutarik Memorial Wellness Lecture series. Her talk aims to improve personal and professional well-being through mindfulness and brain plasticity techniques. Belyea has over 30 years of experience in wellness and communication. Her lecture that promotes healthier work environments and productivity will be available for live streaming.

Registration Opens for 2024 Iteration of Popular Purdue Equine Wellness Forum

Friday, January 12th, 2024 - Plans are set for the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual Equine Wellness Forum, which will be held Saturday, February 10, 2024. Registration is open for the program, which is designed to inform horse owners and equine industry professionals about horse health issues ranging from basic preventative healthcare to the latest medical advancements.

Exotic Animal Club Hosts Successful Two-Day Symposium

Friday, December 1st, 2023 - “Medicine of Aquatics, Amphibians, and Reptiles” (MOAAR) is the name of a successful two-day symposium that was hosted last month in Lynn Hall by the Exotic Animal Club. The program, held November 11-12, featured 20 lectures and six wet labs that were offered in two separate tracks: Amphibians/Reptiles and Aquatics. The club brought in speakers from private practice as well as other universities, including Michigan State University and the University of Illinois, who joined Purdue Veterinary Medicine presenters. 

Registration Opens for Upcoming Symposium on Medicine of Aquatics, Amphibians, and Reptiles

Friday, October 6th, 2023 - A unique learning opportunity is coming to Lynn Hall next month with a focus on the skillsets needed to treat exotic animal species. Registration is now open for the 4th biennial Medicine of Aquatics, Amphibians, and Reptiles (MOAAR) Symposium, which will be hosted by Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s Exotic Animal Medicine Club Saturday and Sunday, November 11 and 12.

Purdue Veterinary Conference Draws Nearly 1,000 Attendees for Continuing Education

Friday, September 29th, 2023 - Stewart Center at Purdue University was abuzz this past week with a throng of veterinary medical professionals who gathered to hear the latest developments in veterinary medicine at the Purdue Veterinary Conference. The annual event features continuing education sessions offered in multiple tracks covering such areas as small animal medicine and surgery, practice management and communication, shelter medicine, farm animal, exotics, equine, and veterinary nursing. 

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.

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