Continuing Education


Saddle Up Saturday for PVM’s Mane Event for Horse Enthusiasts

Friday, February 5th, 2021 - Calling all horse enthusiasts this Saturday, February 6, for the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual Equine Wellness Forum, which this year can be attended without leaving home or office!



Veterinary Nursing Symposium Increases Reach with Virtual Program

Friday, January 22nd, 2021 - The seventh annual Veterinary Nursing Symposium will be hosted virtually following Protect Purdue guidelines. Taking place Saturday, March 20 and Sunday, March 21, the program will feature a Large Animal track on Day 1 and Small Animal on Day 2.



All is Well with Plans for the Equine Wellness Forum

Friday, December 4th, 2020 - It’s “virtually” time for the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s annual Equine Wellness Forum, which this time will be held in an all virtual format beginning February 6, 2021. Registration is now open for the annual event, 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.



New Director Joins Engagement Team to “Shepherd” PVM Lifelong Learning

Friday, November 20th, 2020 - The College of Veterinary Medicine is proud to welcome Ben Shepard, MS as the new director of lifelong learning. Though his last name is spelled slightly different, Ben is excited to have the opportunity to “shepherd” the college’s continuing education programs. He started in the position November 9, after working for the past 15 years at multiple universities in various student affairs positions focused on residential life and university housing, as well as student leadership and other opportunities for students who live in residence halls.



COVID-19 is Not the First of its Kind

Friday, November 13th, 2020 - The relevance of this year’s topic for the Coppoc One Health Lecture was never in question. The annual Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine event, held virtually this year, featured a presentation entitled, "Immune Responses in, and Animal Models for, Covid-19."



Immune Responses to COVID-19 to be Focus of Upcoming Coppoc One Health Lecture

Friday, October 23rd, 2020 - During this pandemic year, the 7th annual Coppoc One Health Lecture will shine the spotlight on immune responses and other issues related to efforts to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. The talk, entitled “Immune Responses in, and Animal Models for, COVID-19,” will feature Dr. Stanley Perlman, professor of microbiology and immunology, and professor of pediatrics at the University of Iowa.



Veterinary Professionals Connect Digitally at First Virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, October 2nd, 2020 - In the midst of the challenges posed by the pandemic of 2020, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine found a silver lining with the success of its first virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference, held September 22-25. Utilizing an app called “Whova,” along with special events conducted via the Zoom platform, the conference attracted more than 560 registered attendees, including veterinarians, veterinary nurses, and Purdue Veterinary Medicine faculty, staff, and students.



Human-Animal Bond Expert Shares How Service Dogs Do the World a Great Service

Friday, October 2nd, 2020 - The kick-off event for the 2020 virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference featured an intriguing look at the life of service dogs. Held Tuesday, September 22, the Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture featured a Zoom presentation by Dr. Zenithson Ng, clinical associate professor of canine and feline primary care at the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine. The talk, which was open to the public, provided a unique glimpse into the life of a service dog and revealed ways people can help ensure the welfare of these animals.



It’s “Virtually” Here! Purdue Veterinary Conference Begins Tuesday, September 22

Friday, September 18th, 2020 - The first virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference is set to kick-off Tuesday evening, September 22, with the Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture, and continue with three days of high quality continuing education and special events. Among those virtual events will be a Trivia Night for all members of the PVM family!



Upcoming Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture Spotlights Service Dogs and Welfare Considerations

Friday, August 28th, 2020 - Dr. Zenithson Ng will provide a unique glimpse into the life of a service dog and reveal opportunities for stakeholders to assure the welfare of these animals when he gives the Elanco Human-Animal Bond Lecture during the virtual Purdue Veterinary Conference Tuesday, September 22.




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