FOOD ANIMAL CONTINUING EDUCATION

March 23-24, 2024 | Kissimmee, FL

The Dr. Harvey Rubin Memorial Food Animal Veterinary Medical Conference provides 15 hours of CE via food animal informational lectures presented by specialists in the field of food animal veterinary medicine. The FVMA hosts this conference in conjunction with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Animal Industry.



SCHEDULE AT A GLANCE

SATURDAY, MARCH 23

8:00 a.m.Registration Opens
9:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.FDACS Welcome and Update
Dr. Michael Short
9:50 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.Module 4: Preventing Disease Introduction and Spread
Dr. Tamara Voorhees
10:40 a.m.Break
11:00 p.m. – 11:50 p.m.Mycoplasma bovis: A Common but Challenging Opponent
Dr. Mark Alley (Virtual)
11:50 p.m. – 12:50 p.m.Latest diagnostics for identifying causative organisms in cattle
Dr. Robert Rust
12:50 p.m.Steak Lunch

FVMA Welcome
Dr. Scott Richardson

UF CVM Update
Dr. Fiona Maunsell; Dr. Joao Bittar
3:10 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Understanding BRD: Strategies for Diagnostics and Prevention
Dr. Jason Shumaker
4:00 p.m. – 4:50 p.m.Liver Abscess: Latest findings in preventing Liver Abscess in Dairy-Beef
Dr. Robert Rust
4:50 p.m. Break
5:20 p.m. – 6:10 p.m.Evolution of Pinkeye in Cattle
Dr. Jason Shumaker

SUNDAY, MARCH 24

8:00 a.m.Networking
8:30 a.m. – 9:20 a.m.Vaccinating Calves In-the-Face-of-Maternal-Antibodies:
What’s the Latest Information?
Dr. Lee Jones
9:20 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.Vaccine Technologies: Part 1
Dr. Channing Sebo
10:10 a.m.Break
10:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.Vaccine Technologies: Part 2
Dr. Channing Sebo
11:20 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.Ticks and Tick-Borne Disease
Dr. Shawn Bolton
12:10 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Pizza Lunch

Animal Disease Traceability and Chronic Wasting Disease
Dr. Diane Kitchen
1:30 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.USDA Update, Program Diseases, and Hot Topics
Dr. Suzan Loerzel
2:20 p.m. – 3:10 p.m.Module 19 Animal Health Emergency Response
Dr. Danielle Johnson
RACE INFORMATION

The maximum available hours of CE is 15 hours.

VENUE

CE SESSIONS


SATURDAY STEAK LUNCH

REGISTRATION FEE

Veterinarians: $265

Industry Professional: $135

STUDENT REGISTRATION

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