The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to providing high quality educational programming in animal care and technology to the veterinary and animal health community. Programs are offered for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, breeders, owners and trainers, ranging in a wide variety of topics.
Annual Conference 2018 is moving to FALL! Mark your calendar for Oct. 18-21, 2018 for next year’s Annual Conference. More details to follow.
Class reunions will also move to the fall, and will be held for the members of the classes from 1968, 1973, 1978, 1983, 1988, 1993, 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013.
Fall Continuing Education Programs
DogPatch Conference 2017: Small Animal Pediatrics
Saturday, Sept. 23: This conference is hosted and sponsored by Omega Tau Sigma, Zeta Chapter.
Game Day Continuing Education
Referring veterinarians are invited to attend small-session continuing education programs on the Friday before home football games. Sessions for 2017 include:
–Sept. 29: Dr. Jacob Johnson – Small Animal Anesthesia/Pain Management
–Oct. 6: Dr. Robert Cole – Radiology
–Nov. 10: Dr. Kayla Corriveau – Orthopedics
–Nov. 17: Dr. Amanda Taylor – Neurology
Register Now for Fall CE.
Women’s Leadership Development Workshop
This one-day workshop provides women in health professional fields an opportunity to cultivate mentorship and develop strategies for navigating their career path. Professional students, residents/graduate students, and faculty are welcome. The seminar will take place in the Veterinary Education Center on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Registration is free. Please pre-register to ensure adequate resources. Check-in begins at 7:30 am.
J.T. Vaughan Equine Conference
The 12th annual J.T. Vaughan Equine Conference will take place in the Bailey Auditorium Nov. 2-3, 2017. Topics will include navicular disease, foot infections, acupuncture, respiratory disease, pharmacy law, and much more; 20 hours of CE credit will be available. Early bird registration rates are available until Sept. 22.
This one-day event is a seminar for veterinarians and horse enthusiasts will be held Saturday, Nov. 4. Registration will open soon.
Additional Opportunities for Veterinarians
The Practitioner Sabbatical Program at the Auburn University College of Veterinary medicine is a unique program offered to veterinarians interested in continuing education in a particular specialty area in an effort to develop improved skills and knowledge.
The program offers facilities of the college as well as one-on-one work with our faculty and staff. Pick an area of interest and contact the Office of Continuing Education; we will assist you in developing a program for your specific interests.
The fee is on a sliding scale, $125-$200 per day for up to 5 days of intensive, hands-on experience with a faculty mentor and college staff devoting their time and expertise to your individualized program. Some programs will be more expensive due to the intensity and instructional time. An application to the Practitioner Sabbatical Program must be submitted at least 45 days prior to your proposed starting date. There is a registration fee of $25.00.
Pharmacology and Pharmacy Law
The Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine offers online options for completing the two-hour pharmacy requirement by the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Starr Miller and Dr. Sue Duran facilitate these online offerings. Registrants are required to complete a quiz at the conclusion of the course, and a Certificate of Attendance will be available upon submission of the quiz.
Onsite and Live Webinar Offerings
Pharmacology: Sept. 21, 4-6 p.m. CST
Pharmacy Law : *Nov. 2, 6-8 p.m. CST or Dec. 7, 4-6 p.m. CST
*Please note that the Nov. 2 course will run in conjunction with the J.T. Vaughan Equine Conference. If you are registering for the conference, you do NOT need to register separately for the pharmacy law course.
These courses are approved by the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. An email will be sent out to webinar registrants 24-48 hours after registration with webinar access details. Webinar participants will be required to complete and return a quiz and an evaluation before CE certificates are issued. All quizzes must be submitted by Dec. 14, 2017 for certificate issuance prior to Dec. 31, 2017.