Enrollment is closed.
INSTRUCTOR: Eric Snook, DVM, DACVP (Anatomic Pathology)
MULT216-0813: Large Animal Necropsies
August 15-September 1, 2013
REAL TIME SESSIONS (RTS):
Thursday, August 22, 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
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In order to prepare you for a successful experience
in your CE course, we request you attend a Practice Session prior to the first
Real Time Session. Please arrive promptly at the start time; each Practice Session
is up to 1 hour in length.
For more information, please visit the
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*The instructors for this course will be using audio which will require you to have a headset or speakers to listen.
If you have any concerns regarding your computer's audio capabilities, please be sure to attend
one of the Practice Sessions.
Level and Prerequisites:
course will be open to veterinarians and
veterinary technicians actively interested in large animal necropsy
techniques, lesions, and post-mortem changes.
The MULT214-0813: Basic Necropsy Technique course is a prerequisite for this course.
VIN CE Course:
Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
This course is designed to familiarize the attendee with large animal
necropsy specifics, common post-mortem changes, the meaning
of pattern in lesion recognition and types of lesions. By the end of
the course, the attendee should be able to recognize common lesions,
exudates, form a morphologic diagnosis and perform a large animal necropsy.
This course consists of one (1) 2-hour Real Time Session, supplemental library materials,
interactive message board discussions, and a mandatory end-of-course test.
Successful completion (scoring 80% or better) on the end-of-course test is required
to earn a certificate of completion for the course.
*The lecture portion of this course will be an audio presentation, please be prepared to listen.
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to
- perform basic necropsies of a large animal.
- choose a biopsy specimen for submission and preserve it.
- know the meaning and importance of distribution in lesion recognition.
- know common post-mortem changes (that are not lesions).
- know common lesions and what you can learn from them.
Course materials will be available
in the course library prior to each Real Time Session.
Required Textbook(s): There is no required textbook for this course.
About the Instructor:
- King, J., Roth-Johnson, L., Roth, L., & Newson, M. E. (2009). The Necropsy Book, 5th edition, Aardvark Global Publishing.
Available from online retailers.
- McGavin, Z. (2011). Pathologic Basis of Veterinary Disease, 5th edition, Elsevier Mosby.
Available in the VIN bookstore
(VIN/VSPN members login for discount)
graduated from Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2002.
He completed a residency in anatomic pathology at LSU in 2009.
He received his PhD at Tulane University in 2013 and is currently studying muscular
dystrophy as a post-doctoral research associate at TAMU.
(Real Time Session August 22)
Large Animal Necropsy Specifics
CE CREDITS: 2
Member $40 ($36 early bird special if enrolled by August 1, 2013)
Non-Member $98 ($88 early bird special if enrolled by August 1, 2013)
VIN/VSPN Members may register for all 4 Necropsy courses for $136.
*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes, enrollment will close
at 5 pm ET August 22 or when the maximum number of participants is reached.
*For more information on how online CE works, see the
Participant Resource Center
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