Veterinary Nursing


New Twist on Annual Event Helps Maintain PVM Tradition for Welcoming New Students

Friday, September 17th, 2021 - In keeping with a beloved tradition, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine celebrated the incoming classes of DVM and veterinary nursing students recently by hosting a combined Stethoscope Ceremony event.  The program honored the first-year veterinary medicine students as well as the clinical year 2 veterinary nursing students who began coursework in Lynn Hall for the first time with the start of the fall semester.



Orientation Gives Veterinary Nursing Students Head-start on New Semester

Friday, September 3rd, 2021 - The Purdue University Veterinary Nursing Program welcomes students both in-person and virtually as studies kick-off for the fall semester.



New Purdue Veterinary Medicine Students Enliven Lynn Hall

Friday, August 20th, 2021 - Enthusiastic chatter and smiling faces paired with brand new Purdue Veterinary Medicine T-shirts signaled the arrival of the newest class of Purdue DVM students this week.  The 87 members of the DVM Class of 2025 have been participating in a week-long orientation program entitled “LAUNCH! DVM 2025,” which began Monday, August 16.



Outdoor Setting Affords Perfect Place for Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s 2021 Oath Ceremony

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - Before a backdrop of lush Indiana woodland on the banks of the Wabash River, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted a carefully planned and orchestrated in-person Oath Ceremony on May 15 to recognize the Veterinary Nursing and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine graduates in the Class of 2021.



Distance Learning Program Ensures It’s Never Too Late to Open the Door to Veterinary Nursing

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - One of the cornerstones of the Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning Program in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is flexibility that keeps the door open to a veterinary nursing career for non-traditional students. Perhaps no one can testify to that better than Karen “Coco” Schefmeyer. When the 63-year-old enrolled in the distance learning program, she brought a wealth of real world experience to the virtual classroom, and she doesn’t miss a beat as she works toward earning her associate’s degree in veterinary nursing.



Skillful Surgery… and Other Hands-on Lessons

Thursday, June 24th, 2021 - Take a look at how the College of Veterinary Medicine’s faculty and staff delivered hands-on clinical education to the next generation of veterinarians and veterinary nurses in the midst of a pandemic.



Outstanding Graduates Recognized with Awards During Graduation Celebration

Friday, May 21st, 2021 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Graduation Celebration held at the Tippecanoe County Amphitheater included the presentation of several student awards.



Outdoor Setting Affords Perfect Place for Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s 2021 Oath Ceremony

Friday, May 21st, 2021 - Before a backdrop of lush Indiana woodland on the banks of the Wabash River, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine hosted a carefully planned and orchestrated in-person Oath Ceremony Saturday afternoon, May 15, to recognize the Veterinary Nursing and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine graduates in the Class of 2021.



Still Time to Register for the 2021 Veterinary Nursing Symposium

Friday, March 12th, 2021 - Don't miss the Veterinary Nursing Symposium this year! After having to cancel last spring’s in-person symposium, we are back, this time in a virtual format, offering 11 lectures as part of this year’s event, which is scheduled for March 20-21. Traditionally held on a single day, this year’s Veterinary Nursing Symposium is spaced over two days to allow for more CE credits for attendees while also meeting the need to have the virtual lectures more spread out.



Distance Learning Program Ensures It’s Never Too Late to Open the Door to Veterinary Nursing

Friday, March 5th, 2021 - One of the cornerstones of the Veterinary Nursing Distance Learning Program in the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is the flexibility that keeps the door open to a veterinary nursing career for non-traditional students. Perhaps no one can testify to that better than Karen “Coco” Schefmeyer. When the 63-year-old enrolled in the distance learning program, she brought a wealth of real world experience to the virtual classroom, and she doesn’t miss a beat as she works toward earning her associate’s degree in veterinary nursing.




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