Continuing Education


Calving School to be Hosted by Purdue Veterinary Medicine Faculty

Friday, October 11th, 2019 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine will host a Calving School for beef and dairy producers on Saturday, November 23 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Lynn Hall. Land O’Lakes sponsors the school, at which producers will learn herd management practices for calving season and participate in hands-on demonstrations.



Purdue Veterinary Conference Outing “Links” Golf with Student Support

Thursday, October 10th, 2019 - What could be better than a warm September afternoon spent on a beautiful golf course just north of the Purdue campus for some friendly competition to benefit students?



Nearly 1,100 Help Set the Pace in Veterinary Medicine at 2019 Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, September 27th, 2019 - This year’s Purdue Veterinary Conference celebrated 60 years of Purdue Veterinary Medicine and 150 years of Giant Leaps at Purdue. The annual conference attracted attendees from across the country September 17-21 on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus.



It’s Not Too Late to Register for the Purdue Veterinary Conference and Dog Jog

Friday, September 13th, 2019 - Online registration may have closed for the Purdue Veterinary Conference, but you can still register over the phone or at walk-in registration in Stewart Center starting on Tuesday, September 17. The annual conference, which features up to 26 hours of continuing education for attendees, includes tracks for small animal, food animal, equine, exotics, practice management, behavior, and topics of interest for veterinary nurses.



Celebrate Award-winning Alumni and Faculty at the Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, August 30th, 2019 - The Purdue Veterinary Conference offers attendees a variety of outstanding special events for networking, celebration, and fun! Register now for events like the Awards Celebration Dinner, which will be held on Wednesday, September 18, and join us in honoring our College’s tremendous alumni and faculty.



NCAA’s Katrice Albert Addresses Diversity and Inclusion at Purdue Veterinary Conference Keynote

Friday, August 30th, 2019 - It has been well documented that the veterinary profession is the least diverse of the health care professions. Each year, the Purdue Veterinary Conference hosts a Diversity Keynote to address the issue of diversity and inclusion within veterinary medicine. Dr. Katrice Albert, the executive vice president of inclusion and human resources at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), will challenge conference participants to aim high to bring the mission of inclusive excellence in veterinary medicine to fruition during her keynote luncheon on Thursday, September 19.



NY Times Journalist Gives Public Talk on “What IF the Next Pandemic is Inevitable?”

Friday, August 30th, 2019 - Will certain strains of the flu become resistant to drugs? Is there a pandemic on the horizon? Could understanding the 1918 influenza pandemic aid in preventing future pandemics? To help answer those questions, Gina Kolata, author of “Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918,” will give a public presentation at Purdue University entitled, “What IF the Next Pandemic is Inevitable?” The event is part of Purdue’s Ideas Festival, the centerpiece of Purdue’s Giant Leaps Sesquicentennial Campaign, which is a series of events that connect world-renowned speakers and Purdue expertise in a conversation on the most critical problems facing the world. The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is co-sponsoring this event with the College of Health and Human Sciences’ Public Health Program and IU School of Medicine-West Lafayette.



Purdue Veterinary Conference Public Events Bring out the Dog Lovers in All of Us

Friday, August 23rd, 2019 - The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine will host two public events focused on the human-animal bond during the annual Purdue Veterinary Conference September 17-21.



Continuing Education on Opioids Offered in Purdue Veterinary Conference’s Small Animal Track

Friday, August 9th, 2019 - As of July 1, 2019, all practitioners in Indiana who renew their Controlled Substances Registration (CSR) are required to have completed two hours of continuing education during the previous two years addressing the topic of opioid prescribing and abuse. In an effort to help veterinarians fulfill the new requirements to maintain their controlled substances registration, Purdue Veterinary Medicine’s upcoming annual conference September 17-21 will feature three continuing education sessions on opioid prescribing and abuse.



Leading Wildlife Veterinarian to Give Special Lecture on Global Conservation and Public Health Challenges at the Purdue Veterinary Conference

Friday, July 26th, 2019 - Dr. Sharon L. Deem, a wildlife veterinarian and epidemiologist from the Saint Louis Zoo, will explore the conservation and public health challenges threatening all populations in the “Anthropocene” as she delivers a special address at the 2019 Purdue Veterinary Conference.




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