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Purdue Veterinary Conference to Discuss Aquatic Health and More

26 July 2012, at 1:00am

US - Purdue Veterinary Medicine has announced its autumn 2012 conference,18-21 September, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

This year's conference is back on Purdue University's campus with all conference sessions and special events will be held at various campus locations.

The annual conference is designed to provide up to 27 hours of continuing education (CE) opportunities for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Be sure to explore the Special Events and full programme to maximise your CE fulfillment at www.vet.purdue.edu/2012fallconference.

Aquatic Veterinary Programme - Wednesday, September 19

8:00 a.m. 8:50 a.m. Global Aquaculture: Where is it Going and Why?
Dr Chris Weeks

9:00 a.m. 9:50 a.m. Health Maintenance in Aquaculture
Dr Chris Weeks

10:20 a.m. 11:10 a.m. An Ounce of Biosecurity...Worth More Than a Pound of Cure
Dr Jennifer Strasser

12:00 p.m. 12:50 p.m. Soy in Aquaculture
Dr Steve Hart

1:00 p.m. 1:50 p.m. Adding Fish to Private Practice
Dr Jena Questen

2:00 p.m. 2:50 p.m. Non-Lethal Diagnostic Testing
Dr Jena Questen

3:20 p.m. 4:10 p.m. Husbandry of Common Pet Fish
Dr Jena Questen

4:20 p.m. 5:10 p.m. Koi Herpes Virus
Dr Jena Questen

Other Conference Special Events

  • IAHF / PVM Golf Outline
  • Pet Tribute Garden Anniversary Reception and Elanco Lecture
  • Indiana Veterinary Technicians (IVTA) Luncheon
  • Combined Medicine Mixer & Auction
  • Dean's Club Luncheon
  • Awards Celebration
  • 2012 Clinical Pathology Workshop: Case Studies in Hematology
  • Community Service: Blood Donor Dog Programme
  • Shelter Medicine and Hands-On Behavior Assessments
  • Vet Tech Specialty Workshops
  • Ask the Professor Sessions
  • 2012 Dr Skip Jackson Dog Jog


Veterinarians: Full Conference - $300.00; Wed. Aquatic Session Only - $175.00 Veterinary Technicians & non-veterinarians: Full Conference - $150.00; Wed. Aquatic Session Only - $90.00 Non-Veterinary Professionals: Wed. Aquatic Session Only - $90.00

For more Conference information & to Register on-line go to www.vet.purdue.edu/fallconference or contact Marti Burns (mhburns@purdue.edu; 765-494-0611)

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