Veterinary Nursing Stethoscope Dinner Marks Start of Clinical Education

Friday, August 30, 2019

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Veterinary nursing students don their new stethoscopes on the steps of the Purdue Memorial Union
The Veterinary Nursing Class of 2022 gathered for a group photo in front of the Purdue Memorial Union after receiving complimentary stethoscopes at the annual Veterinary Nursing Stethoscope Dinner.

Students in the Purdue Veterinary Nursing Program’s Class of 2022 were in the spotlight at the 8th annual Veterinary Nursing Stethoscope Dinner August 21 in the Purdue Memorial Union. Co-sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim and Patterson Veterinary, the dinner gave the second-year veterinary nursing students a chance to enjoy a meal together and receive complimentary stethoscopes to celebrate the start of the clinical phase of their veterinary nursing education.

After welcoming remarks from Dr. Bianca Zenor, director of the Veterinary Nursing Program, and Dean Willie Reed, the students heard from Dr. Andrew Clark of Boehringer Ingelheim and Rob Fulkerson of Patterson Veterinary, who wished the students well on their journey to becoming veterinary nurses. As they received their stethoscopes, each student also signed the Veterinary Technician Code of Ethics, which gives veterinary nurses guidance for carrying out their professional duties.


Writer(s): Maya Sanaba, PVM Communications Intern | pvmnews@purdue.edu


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