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OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

EXOT313-1209: Common Avian Non-Infectious Diseases

INSTRUCTORS:
Lauren Powers, DVM, Diplomate ABVP (Avian)
Natalie Antinoff, DVM, DABVP(Av)
Robert Schmidt, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVP

DATES:
December 9 - December 23, 2009
Real-time sessions: Wednesdays, December 9 and 16; 9:30 - 11:30 pm ET (USA)

Course Description

The Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) and Veterinary Information Network (VIN) are collaborating on avian continual education courses with the goal to provide veterinarians and staff with solid basic avian medical knowledge that is applicable to everyday practice.

This course will cover diagnosis and treatment of common avian non-infectious diseases.

COURSE OUTLINE:

Week 1 (December 9):
Liver, kidney, GI, cardiac, pancreatic, toxic and other common avian non-infectious diseases (Powers)

Week 2 (December 16):
Neurologic disease and neoplasia (Antinoff and Schmidt)

MESSAGE BOARD DISCUSSIONS:
Discussions will begin on the start date of the course and will continue for one week following the last real time session.

CE HOURS: 4

TUITION:
$80 (72.00 early bird special if registered by November 25, 2009).
Course open to veterinarians and VSPN members.
AAV members eligible for discount pricing: AAV Member/$60
Please type in the comment field on the last page of your course registration that you are a member of the AAV and your member number (if available).
AAV members: Please note that you can find your member number on your mailing label for the AAV journal or you may contact AAV at the publications office (aavpublications@aav.org) and request the number, or email the central office (aavctrlofc@aav.org).
**Join AAV here: http://www.aav.org/

VIN CE Course Open to VSPN'ers

Required Textbook: None

Recommended Textbook: None

For More Information on VIN's Upcoming CE Courses, check out http://www.VIN.com/CE/Catalog.htm

"This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 4 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call VIN at 1-800-700-4636 for further information."


COURSE WITHDRAWAL AND REFUND POLICY: Withdrawal prior to the listed start date of a course entitles the registrant to a complete refund or a credit toward a future VIN CE course, whichever is preferred. Withdrawal within 1 week after the listed start date (i.e. including no more than one real-time session) entitles the registrant to a credit toward any future VIN CE course. (Does not apply to courses with only one real-time session.) After the first real-time session, a registrant may withdraw due to special circumstances and receive prorated credit towards a future VIN course. These requests will be handled on an individual basis. The amount of the prorated credit will be determined based on 65% of the time remaining in the course at the time of withdrawal. It is not possible to withdraw retroactively.

Note: To ensure rapid handling of your request for withdrawal, we recommend that you call the VIN office at 1-800-700-INFO.


Debbie Friedler
Coordinator
Continual Education Division
Veterinary Information Network
CEonVIN@vin.com

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