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Caring for Creatures Great & Small: A Mixed Animal Webinar Series

Provides 6 Medical CE Credits

Sponsored by the Georgia Veterinary Medical Association and University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine.

The GVMA is delighted to bring a robust series of webinars for all veterinarians, covering multiple species that mixed animal practitioners encounter, with two webinars focused on exploring solutions to the challenges that mixed animal practitioners face.
We know large animal emergencies tend to happen when you want to sit down and take care of business. This series is designed to fit conveniently into your busy, on the road schedule – you’ll have the option of joining us for the live webinar or viewing the recorded course if you’re unable to make it. Either way, you will receive CE credit. Register for the full 6 hour series at a discounted rate or pick the sessions that most apply to your daily practice.

About the Webinars

Challenges of Daily Practice in Food Animal Practice and How to Run a Successful Externship: Top Tips

Wednesday, May 17, 2023, 6:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Philippa (Pippa) Gibbons, BVetMed(Hons), MS, DACVIM(LA), MRCVS, DipVetEd
Associate Professor, Texas Tech University

How can an externship benefit your challenges in practice? What do you need to do to prepare for hosting a student, ensure legal aspects have been met, and reap the benefits of hosting an extern? Dr. Pippa Gibbons will share insights on not only these aspects of an externship but will share more about selecting competencies for the students that are expected of entry-level veterinarians

Health Certificates and VFD in Honeybees

Thursday, June 15, 2023, 6:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Joerg Mayer, DVM, MS, DABVP, DECZM, DACZM
Professor, UGA College of Veterinary Medicine

Take the time to learn from the best in Honeybee medicine. Dr. Mayer’s enthusiasm for honeybees, hive health, and apitherapy is contagious. As we learn more about the benefits of honeybees, adding honeybee medicine to your practice can serve as an additional revenue source while also benefiting your community. This will be one sweet presentation!

Navigating Rural Practice – Lessons from the Field

Saturday, July 15, 2023, 6:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Arn Anderson, DVM
Owner & Veterinarian, Cross Timbers Veterinary Hospital, Inc.

How do you get the most out of your day? How can you strategically schedule your day to accomplish seeing your patients, playing catch up, completing your medical records and so much more? Dr. Anderson is delighted to share lessons he has learned during his thirty+ years of practice. Dr. Anderson is passionate about mentoring students and new graduates that are entering practices in rural communities.

Canine Cytology: From Sampling to Submission – Improving Outcomes

Thursday, July 27, 2023, 6:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Bridget Garner, DVM, PhD, DACVP
Associate Professor, UGA College of Veterinary Medicine

Have you ever received cytology results that include words such as poor cellularity, artifact contamination, or degeneration/autolysis? Sampling masses and lesions, prepping the samples for submission, completing the forms, and shipping the specimens out can all factor in the results you find in your email box. Cytology is often a daily diagnostic tool used across species that appears simple, but truly involves an artist’s technique to gain the best results every time.

Swine Medicine for the General Practitioner

Thursday, August 10, 2023, 6:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Brad Heins, DVM, MFAM, DACVPM
Clinical Assistant Professor, UGA College of Veterinary Medicine
Ready to uncover the fascinating evolution of the swine industry? Join us for an eye-opening webinar that’s not just about pigs – it’s about their journey from traditional backyard companions to cutting-edge unconventional practices that are shaping the future! From the golden era of “mortgage lifters” to the rise of commercial giants, we’ll dive into the captivating transformation of swine rearing, tracing its path from the past to the present. Get ready for a deep dive into the newest trends, like heritage breed preservation, organic markets, and the surge of pigs as beloved companions.

Heartworm Disease

Wednesday, August 23, 2023, 6:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Andrew Moorhead, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVMP
Associate Professor, UGA College of Veterinary Medicine

“The Heartworm Talk” – It is given daily by practitioners to clients. We all have rehearsed lines that regurgitate while trying to deliver them uniquely to the client in our exam room. But when is the last time you thought about the science behind your heartworm talk and reminded yourself of the details related to Dirofilaria immitis infections in dogs and the specific considerations that are made when treating a patient? What information is current for today’s protocols, such as recommendations for doxycycline or exercise restriction? Dr. Moorhead will ensure you are up to speed with not only your “Heartworm Talk” but also the numerous decisions you make for your microfilaremic patients and heartworm-positive patients

Registration Options/Fees

Registration Option Preferred MembersIndividual MembersNon-Members
Individual Webinars$35$49$75
Full 6 hr Webinar Series$150$190$350