VFD Resources for Veterinarians
Are you ready? Do you know the veterinarian’s role?
Veterinary Feed Directive effective on Jan. 1, 2017
(The VFD impacts food producing animals)
NY Veterinarian Infected with H7N2 While Working with Shelter Cats
ONE HEALTH UPDATE:
H7N2 Strikes Veterinarian Working with Infected NYC Shelter Cats
A veterinarian working with H7N2-infected cats at Animal Care Centers of NYC was diagnosed with the same form of avian influenza. Although the case was mild and symptoms have resolved completely, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden said such cases can be concerning because animal and human forms of influenza can share genetic material and mutate, potentially creating a new and more potent virus. (NBC News, 12/22/16)
Illinois Academy of Veterinary Education Announced
The mission of the Illinois Academy of Veterinary Education is to promote the advancement of veterinary practice knowledge for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. To be considered for membership, one must meet an elevated CE requirement (significantly above the minimum Illinois requirement), be of good moral character, and exhibit professionalism within and outside of the workplace.
Powdered Gloves Not Permitted Beginning Jan. 18, 2017
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Buyer Strategies for Success
This informative, all day seminar (8 CE hours) will be held on Monday, March 13 at at Starved Rock State Park in Utica, IL. The meeting features experienced practitioners, a practice purchasing expert, and a recent practice owner, sharing information to help you successfully navigate purchase and ownership. Links to the downloadable brochure, as well as registration, are provided below.
2nd Annual Downstate Conference
Please join ISVMA and SIVMA April 7-8 at the Regency Conference Center in O’Fallon, Illinois for this educational event. Multiple speakers on small animal, large animal, and practice management topics will be featured. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn while networking with colleagues and more than a dozen exhibitors!
Northern Illinois Veterinary Medical Association
Please join the NIVMA in Rockford on Wednesday, April 19th as they host their annual Spring Meeting. Dr. Stuart Clark-Price will be presenting 6 hours of continuing education on anesthesia and analgesia. Click on the links below to download the meeting brochure, or to register on line.