|Date and Time|
|Saturday, November 8||Sunday, November 9|
|8:15 am – 5:15 pm||8:15 am – 4:30 pm|
Frick Auditorium, Mosier Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1800 Denison, Manhattan, KS
Parking is available on the west side (off Denison Avenue) and on the east side (off Jardine Drive) of the Veterinary Medical Complex. A parking permit is not required for weekend parking. Do not park in the client parking or reserved stalls as you may get ticketed.
|Conference Contact Hours|
|10.0||Clock Hours for Saturday’s and Sunday’s Lectures|
|3.5||Clock Hours for Sunday’s MasterClass: Advances in Diagnostic Medicine|
|2.5||Clock Hours for Sunday’s Workshop: Capture Equipment & Techniques Used in the Chemical Restraint of Wildlife|
|2.0||Clock Hours for Sunday’s Sunset Zoo Tour|
This conference will provide an update on medicine, diagnostic techniques and surgical procedures used in companion birds, reptiles, rabbits, and other small exotic mammals. An optional MasterClass on Advances in Diagnostic Medicine, a Workshop on Capture Equipment & Techniques Used in the Chemical Restraint of Wildlife, and a tour of the Sunset Zoo will be offered.
MasterClass: Advances in
Using both PowerPoint and an interactive style, various cutting-edge diagnostic and treatment techniques will be presented and applied in select case discussions.
Workshop: Capture Equipment &
Techniques Used in the Chemical Restraint of Wildlife
This Workshop is designed to introduce students, technicians, and veterinarians to the principles of chemical immobilization of wildlife, and to provide participants a hands-on experience using common capture equipment.
Sunset Zoo Tour
Behind the scenes experience at Manhattan’s Sunset Zoo (detailing animal husbandry, holding, enrichment, nutrition, and education). Tour led by zoo staff.
|Saturday, November 8, 2003|
Registration and Coffee
Welcome and Introductions
Dr. Ralph C. Richardson, Dean
Dr. James W. Carpenter, Professor, Clinical Sciences
Radiology – Dr. Divers
Avian Medicine: Practice Tips – Drs. Divers,
Fish, & Pollock
Case Report – Dr. Siegal
Therapeutics – Dr. Divers
Reptile Coelioscopy/Respiratory Endoscopy – Dr. Divers
Reptile Therapeutics – Dr. Divers
Reptile Reproductive Surgery – Dr. Divers
|4:15 pm||Ferret Gastrointestinal Diseases: An Update – Dr. Fish|
|Sunday, November 9, 2003|
Rabbit Nutrition – Dr. Divers
Dentistry – Dr. Divers
Practice Tips: Small Mammals – Drs. Divers, Fish, & Pollock
Dealing with Difficult Exotic Pet Owners – Dr.
MasterClass: Advances in Diagnostic Medicine –
Workshop: Capture Equipment & Techniques Used in the Chemical
Restraint of Wildlife – Drs. Mutlow & Ketz
Sunset Zoo Tour
Dr. Steven Hernandez-Divers received his BSc(Hons) in 1994 and his DZooMed in 2000 from the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons (London). He was also designated a Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine by the Royal College. After having spent 7 years in private practice, Dr. Divers is presently an Assistant Professor of Exotic Animal, Wildlife, and Zoological Medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia. He is internationally recognized as an expert in his field and for his innovative teaching and lecturing techniques. For 2 years in a row, Dr. Divers was honored with the Best Speaker Award at the International Conference on Exotics.
Dr. Pilar Fish completed an internship in Exotic Animal and Zoological Medicine at KSU and a residency in Zoological Medicine at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Oklahoma State University, established and operated an exotic animal practice for 5 years, and is currently an Associate Veterinarian at the Pittsburgh Zoo, Pittsburgh, PA.
Dr. James W. Carpenter, Diplomate ACZM, is Professor and Head of the Zoological Medicine Service, Past-President of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Avian Medicine and Surgery, editor of the Exotic Animal Formulary (2004), and co-editor of Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery (2nd ed).
Dr. Connie Ketz, received her veterinary training in Bern, Switzerland, prior to completing an internship in Exotic Animal and Zoological Medicine at KSU and a residency at the Oklahoma City Zoo and Oklahoma State University. Dr. Ketz is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in Zoological Medicine at KSU and the veterinarian for the Topeka Zoo.
Dr. Adrian Mutlow, is a graduate of Cambridge University, has an MSc from the University of London, and had 6 years of clinical experience prior to completing a residency in Zoological Medicine at KSU. He is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in Zoological Medicine at KSU and the veterinarian for the Rolling Hills Zoo (Salina).
Dr. Christal Pollock, Diplomate ABVP (Avian), completed a residency in Exotic Animal and Zoological Medicine and served as a faculty member at the University of Tennessee. She is currently an Assistant Professor with the Zoological Medicine Service at KSU.
Dr. Jessica Siegal, recently completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery and is presently an Intern in Zoological Medicine in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at Kansas State University.
If you have any questions contact Dr. James Carpenter or Dr. Linda Johnson 785-532-5696 (VMCE@vet.k-state.edu), Veterinary Medical Continuing Education at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University. If you have questions about registration, call Rebecca Frakes at 785-532-5569.
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