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EXOT314-0310: Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Avian Infectious Diseases

Susan Orosz, Ph.D, DVM, Diplomate ABVP, Avian Practice and Diplomate, European College of Avian Medicine and Surgery
David N. Phalen, DVM, PhD, DABVP (Avian)

March 16 - March 30, 2010
Real-time sessions: Tuesdays, March 16 and 23; 9:30 - 11:30 pm ET (USA)

Course Description

The Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV) and VIN are proud to introduce the Practical Avian Medicine Series. This multiple module continuing education series is being taught by internationally recognized avian practitioners. The goal of this series is to provide high quality CE on multiple aspects of basic avian medicine and surgery to veterinarians, technicians and other staff members interested in birds.

The AAV,, is an international organization dedicated to advancing and promoting avian medicine and stewardship, with thousands of members worldwide. As one of many benefits of belonging to the AAV, members will receive special pricing for the Practical Avian Medicine Series.

This course will be an overview of the most common avian infectious diseases, with discussion of diagnosis and management of avian fungal and viral diseases.


Week 1 (March 16):
Diagnosis and management of common avian fungal diseases (Orosz)

Week 2 (March 23):
Diagnosis and management of common avian viral diseases (Phalen)

Discussions will begin on the start date of the course and continue for 7 days following the last real-time session.


Member/$72, Non-Member/$131 by March 2, 2010;
Member/$80, Non-Member/$146 after March 2, 2010
Course open to veterinarians and VSPN members.

AAV members eligible for discount pricing: AAV Member/$60 (For veterinarians, this includes full access to VIN throughout the length of the course)

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).
If you would like to take advantage of AAV membership and lower enrollment fees for the Practical Avian Medicine Series, go to
You may also contact the AAV Central Office via e-mail at

Enjoy the Practical Avian Medicine Series!

Required Textbook: None

Recommended Textbooks: None

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"This course has been 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
Continual Education Division
Veterinary Information Network


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