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OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

EXOT400-0805: Introduction to Rabbit Medicine

INSTRUCTOR:
Stephen J. Hernandez-Divers
BVetMed, CBiol MIBiol, DZooMed, MRCVS, Dipl.ACZM
RCVS Recognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine

Associate Professor of Exotic Animal, Wildlife & Zoological Medicine,
Department of Small Animal Medicine & Surgery,
College of Veterinary Medicine,
University of Georgia,
Athens, GA 30602-7390, USA

DATES:
August 8 - September 5, 2005
Real-time sessions: Monday evenings; 8/8, 8/15, 8/22, 8/29; 9:30- 11:30 PM ET

Course Description
Overview:
This course is designed to provide veterinary practitioners with an insight into rabbit medicine with practical diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. The four-week course will include sessions on the anatomy, physiology, infectious and non-infectious diseases, anesthesia, and dental disease. Four interactive sessions will be accompanied by lecture notes, library photos and individual cases.

COURSE OUTLINE:

WEEK 1 - Husbandry, nutrition and diagnostics

WEEK 2 - Common diseases and therapeutics

WEEK 3 - Anesthesia and surgery

WEEK 4 - Dentistry: Diagnosis and treatment

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: 8

TUITION:
$136 ($122.00 early bird special if registered by July 25, 2005).
VIN CE Course Open to VSPN'ers

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Note: "This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 8 hours of continuing education credits in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB's 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 for further information."

(Attendees are encouraged to check with their licensing jurisdiction(s) for information regarding recognition by the board.)


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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