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New 100% online training course from FishVet Group and Benchmark Knowledge Services on The Health and Welfare of Atlantic Salmon

Course on Fish Medicine: Lecture and Laboratory

by 5m Editor
22 September 2009, at 1:00am

US - Registration is now open for a two-day course in fish medicine.

The course will take place on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October 2009 at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine in Urbana, Illinois.

The registration fee covers the cost of handout materials, continental breakfast, lunch, and breaks. Payment must be enclosed to guarantee registration. The prices per person are $250 on or before 11 October 2009 and $300 thereafter.

Veterinarians and certified veterinary technicians can obtain up to 15.0 CEUs for attendance at the course. Participants will receive continuing education verification at the end of the course.

The course will be held on the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine campus, which is located on S. Lincoln Ave., in Urbana, Illinois; Room 100 of the Large Animal Clinic, 1102 W. Hazelwood Dr., Urbana, Illinois. The hands-on laboratory will be held in the Surgery and Obstetrics Laboratory located adjacent to the Large Animal Clinic.

For complete information, lecture and lab details, registration, hotel accommodation, directions, questions and special accommodation, click here or contact the Office of Public Engagement, 217/333-2907 or


The Health and Welfare of Atlantic Salmon course

It is vital that fish farm operatives who are responsible for farmed fish are trained in their health and welfare. This will help to ensure that fish are free from disease and suffering whilst at the same time promote good productivity and comply with legislation.

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