Continuing Education Events

Small Animal Internal Medicine - June 19 – 23, 2017 - Calgary

Continuing Education Courses for Veterinary Practitioners
The University of Calgary’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) is pleased to offer the following continuing education courses for veterinary practitioners in May and June 2017. These courses are designed to assist veterinarians who are returning to the workforce after a leave, are interested in changing their scope of practice, and who want to ensure that they are current with the latest approaches. Foreign trained veterinarians preparing for the Clinical Proficiency Exam (CPE) may find these courses useful.
Small Animal Internal Medicine
Course Dates: June 19 – 23, 2017
Lead Instructor: Dr. Serge Chalhoub, BSc, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), Instructor at UCVM
Please visit vet.ucalgary.ca/conted or vet.ucalgary.ca for further details and REGISTRATION forms. Deadline for registration is April 15th, 2017. Course registrations are limited so register early.
Contact vetmed@ucalgary.ca or call 403-210-6624 for further information.

2017 CVMA Convention - July 13-16, 2017, PEI

Below is information for our 2017 Convention in Charlottetown next year. Would you be able to add this to any event listings you have?

2017 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA) Convention — July 13–16, 2017, PEI Convention Centre, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

In collaboration with the Registered Veterinary Technologists and Technicians of Canada (RVTTC), this unique four-day event features a strong scientific program, with over 40 speakers and offers up to 28 RACE-accredited hours of CE. Sessions include wet labs, and concurrent sessions exploring companion animal, ruminant, equine, practice management and animal welfare issues. Contact: Sarah Cunningham; tel: (613) 236-1162, ext. 121; fax: (613) 236-9681; e-mail: conventions@cvma-acmv.org; website: http://www.canadianveterinarians.net/science-knowledge/annual-convention

Small Animal Dentistry - August 26th & 27th, 2017 - Winnipeg

Small Animal Dentistry - Course I
presented by Loïc Legendre, DVM, FAVD, Dip. AVDC & EVDC
SATURDAY & SUNDAY - AUGUST 26 & 27, 2017
RED RIVER COLLEGE
Animal Health Technology Facility
2055 Notre Dame, Winnipeg, MB
Register Early - Space is Limited!

scil Vet Academy

scil Vet Academy offers CE in Ultrasound, Dental Radiology, and Orthopedic Surgery taught by leading Canadian specialists in their field. Check out our Fall CE schedule with accredited courses for all skill levels.

2017 CanWest Veterinary Conference - Oct 14 - 17

2017 CanWest Veterinary Conference
October 14 – 17, 2017
Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel
Banff, AB

Basic Acupuncture Certification Course - Toronto - Oct 2017 - April 2018

IVAS accredited AVAC sponsored Basic Acupuncture Certification Course
(IVAS = International Veterinary Acupuncture Society; AVAC = Association of Veterinary Acupuncturists of Canada)
Location: Toronto
Dates: Oct 2017 – April 2018 (Oct 31-Nov 4 AND Nov 29-Dec 3 AND Jan 30-Feb 3 AND Feb 27-Mar 3 AND April 11-14)
More info & registration forms www.AVACanada.org

Equine Muscular & Neurologic Disorders - Oct 23, 24 - BC

12 hours CE

Oct 23 2017, Oct 24 2017

Dr.Stephanie Valberg, DVM, PhD will speak on muscular disorders including diagnostic approaches, exertional and non-exertional rhabdomyolysis, PSSM, shivers and cases: diagnostic approach and management of myopathies.
Dr. Carrie J. Finno, DVM, PhD, ACVIM (Large Animal) will present on neurologic disorders including examination and localizing diseases, EHV-1, WNV, spinal cord ataxia, lower motor neuron diseases, and cases: diagnostic approach and management.

Basic Veterinary Acupuncture Certification Course - Toronto - 2017-2018

The Association of Veterinary Acupuncturists of Canada (AVAC) is pleased to announce the Basic Veterinary Acupuncture Certification Course to be held in 2017 - 2018 at the Michener Institute in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
**This course is IVAS ACCREDITED**
This is a post graduate course for licensed veterinarians.
The program is comprised of four sessions, each consisting of four and one-half days of lecture and labs, followed by a fifth session which includes two days of mentoring/hands-on practical labs and two days of the “International Veterinary Acupuncture Society (IVAS)” written and practical examinations, including both canine and equine components.
All lectures are in English but French speakers and TA’s will be present.
More information will be available soon.

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