Upcoming CE & Events

Below is a list of a variety of CE topics.

SVMA-approved scientific and non-scientific CE hours are included.

Continuing Education Online Ongoing Other Events

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Continuing Education

CenCan Central Canadian Veterinary Conference

Feb 2 - Feb 4, 2018
Winnipeg, MB
2018's CenCan Conference theme is 'The Essence of a Changing World'. Registration opens in December at www.mvma.ca. For information, contact Tracy Rees at trees@mvma.ca.

Apiculture: Honeybee Management, Health and Disease

Feb 10 - Feb 17, 2018
Regina, Saskatoon, SK
Scientific CE Hours: 4
SK Agriculture, PDS and SVMA bring you 4 hours of scientific CE on Honeybees and scriptwriting:

* Bees as livestock and seasonal cycles;
* An overview of bee biology – comparisons and contrasts to other livestock
* Bee management – commercial and small scale and implications to bee health
* Implications of bee biology on disease spread biosecurity and disease management – how this differs to other livestock animals
* Bacterial diseases – use of antibiotics
* Other important diseases and pests (particularly with symptoms that may be confused with the bacterial diseases)
* The Apiaries Act
* Prescription format for in-feed medication

Geoff Wilson, Provincial Apiculture Specialist, Ministry of Agriculture
Dr Elimir Simko, Professor, Department of Veterinary Pathology, WCVM
Dr Wendy Wilkins, Surveillance Veterinarian, Ministry of Agriculture

Saturday February 10- 10:00 am - 2:30 pm - Regina
Saturday February 17- 10:00 am - 2:30 pm - Saskatoon


A Conversation about Animal Welfare in Saskatchewan

Saturday March 3, 2018
Various, SK
Scientific CE Hours: 6
The Conversation about Animal Welfare in Saskatchewan continues …

The effects of animal abuse and neglect touch all of us. The reality is, abuses of pets and livestock persist. This full day of approved scientific CE will address the following in a conversation with veterinary professionals about dealing with abuse and neglect:
• Changes to the SK Animal Protection Act: Issues and consequences of mandatory reporting; Goals and expectations of investigative process
• What the Human Model of Mandatory Abuse Reporting Can Teach Us
• Considerations for Euthanasia of Large and Small Animals: Timeliness; Transport of compromised animals
• Managing Nutritional Welfare Cases in Beef Cattle

Dennis Will, DVM, retired CFIA
Yolande Seddon, PhD, WCVM Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Kaley Pugh, MSc, Director, Animal Protection Services of Saskatchewan
John Campbell, DVM, WCVM LACS,Herd Health
Judy Currie, DVM, SVMA Registrar

Saturday March 3 North Battleford
Saturday March 17 Regina
Saturday April 7 Saskatoon


CFHS 2018 National Animal Welfare Conference

Apr 22 - Apr 23, 2018
Calgary, AB
The 2018 CFHS National Animal Welfare Conference marks the fifth year of Canada's biggest and most successful animal welfare event, and we're celebrating by offering FIVE CONCURRENT LEARNING TRACKS this year!

John Waters Zoonotic Diseases Workshop

Thursday May 10, 2018
Calgary, AB
The John Waters Zoonotic Diseases Workshop invites members of the human and animal health sciences community together for a discussion of current issues in zoonotic diseases.

International Conference on Diseases in Nature Communicable to Man

Jun 26 - Jun 27, 2018
Saskatoon, SK
Scientific CE Hours: 12
Zoonotic diseases are the major focus of the meeting, which serves as a forum for physicians, scientists, veterinarians, specialists and public health professionals to present their research and findings for discussion and debate. Symposia will focus on all aspects of emerging infectious diseases in humans and animals.

CVMA Convention

Jul 5 - Jul 8, 2018
Vancouver, BC
Join us and experience the beauty of Vancouver and the west coast while earning valuable CE credits. Vancouver offers majestic mountains, glistening oceans, rainforests, world class shopping, gourmet meals, live entertainment, outdoor adventure, and much more! Vancouver is the “Gateway to Adventure” with easy access to Whistler, Vancouver Island, and the Canadian Rockies.

Ultrasound Training in Saskatoon

Sep 30 - Dec 31, 2018
Saskatoon, SK
What category of Ultrasound training are you looking for? EAH is presenting a two-day weekend course in the fall of 2018 through SCILVET.
Ultrasound category options include:
-- Abdominal Fasting and Thoracic Fasting
-- Beginner
-- Advanced
-- Musculoskeletal
-- Pearls of the Abdomen
-- Adrenals, Liver and Kidney

Limit: Maximum of 8-10 people. Cost: $1,395-$1,495 depending on specific course selected, based on responses. Guaranteed registration required.
Interested? Please call 306-384-2287 or email eah@sasktel.net with your category picks!



The Social Side of Practice

Non-Scientific CE Hours: 20
The Social Side of Practice is a unique, fully-accredited veterinary continuing education program to balance the medical side of practice. It is designed to help veterinary practitioners and their teams do what they do even better by providing insight, guidance, and strategies on the non-medical aspects of practice. With a focus on wellness, veterinary-client-patient communication, teamwork, leadership, and organizational culture, The Social Side offers not only what is integral to practicing good medicine, but to achieving happiness and prosperity in practice.

10 CE offerings, all of which offer evidence-based content reflecting the literature in the medical and social sciences. The Social Side of Practice sessions are RACE-approved.

Sessions are provided in lecture (1 hr.) and interactive (1.5-2 hrs.) formats. We award 1 CE credit per CE hour (50 minutes) with options for 1, 1.5, or 2 CE credits/session, depending on the session length. They are offered all year around, by request, to veterinarians and their teams across Canada (in-person when geographically feasible, and via webinar otherwise).

To find out more about this RACE approved program, visit Pets Plus Us, call 1-800-700-3391 or email care@petsplusus.com

WDDC Practice Tool Kit (WHMIS and SDS)

Your clinic, SK
Non-Scientific CE Hours: 1
Ongoing Lunch & Learns:
WDDC Practice Tool Kit Series (WHMIS & SDS). Presented by WHMIS certified WDDC representatives. This is an ongoing offer to practices and may be scheduled at your convenience.

Contact Karen Laventure 306-221-7681 or klaventure@wddc.com

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