Date and Time
Saturday, April 5, 2003
8:00 am 4:30 pm
The KSU faculty's interest is to generate professional pride and interest in the veterinary technician profession. This continuing education meeting will highlight many different species and help technicians expand their horizons in animal health care.
Frick Auditorium, Mosier Hall, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1800 Denison, Manhattan, KS
Frick Auditorium is located on the second floor of Mosier Hall. Enter at the Emergency Entrance. Signs will be posted to direct you to registration.
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 will not necessary for Saturday, April 5. Do not park in the client parking or reserved stalls as you may get ticketed.
Conference Contact Hours
6.5 Clock Hours
|7:30 am||Registration and coffee
Dr. Ralph Richardson, Dean, College of Veterinary Medicine
Ms. Dani Goodband, Veterinary Technician, College of Veterinary Medicine
|Small Animal Sessions||Large Animal Sessions|
Build-a-sandwich “work” lunch
included with registration, Trotter Hall, Room 2
KVTA Brief Update with Shawn Shively, KVTA President, firstname.lastname@example.org
Pet Massage Presentation
– Sandy Snyder
Change sessions and refreshment break
|3:30 pm||Change sessions|
Wrap-up, evaluation, door prizes, adjourn
Dr. Jennifer D’Agostino, DVM
Dr. D’Agostino recently completed an internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery and is presently an Intern in Exotic Animal, Wildlife, and Zoo Animal Medicine in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital at Kansas State University.
Michael Dryden, DVM, PhD
Dr. Dryden received his BS in 1981 and his DVM in 1984 from Kansas State University. Mike was in private practice for 2.5 years. He received his MS in 1988 and his PhD in 1990 from Purdue University. His primary research focus is on the biology and control of fleas infesting dogs and cats. He has presented over 250 invited seminars/lecture in 21 different countries and presented over 65 scientific papers. Mike joined the KSU faculty in 1990 and is currently a Professor of Veterinary Parasitology.
Dr. Fertig received his DVM from The Ohio State University in 1975. He then spent five years in private practice. He obtained his Master’s degree in Epidemiology in 1982 from The Ohio State University. He is currently the Manager of Veterinary Affairs at Hill's Pet Nutrition.
Sarah is the Extension Agricultural Economist for the Southeast Area of Kansas. She graduated with honors from Oklahoma State University with a degree in Agricultural Economics. She joined the K-State faculty in April of 1999 after receiving her Master's Degree from Cornell University in Agricultural Resource and Applied Economics. Sarah is the coordinator of the prestigious Employee Management for Production Agriculture Conference and is a sought-after speaker as one of the nation’s leading experts on human resource management for production agriculture.
Dr. Fortney received his DVM from the University of Missouri in 1974. He completed an internship and residency at Purdue University prior to joining the Kansas State University clinical faculty in 1978. Dr. Fortney has been a national lecturer on old dogs and cats issues since 1990. Currently he is a research assistant in the Department of Diagnostic Medicine.
Dr. Henrickson received his DVM from KSU in 1998. He completed a Small Animal Medicine and Surgery Internship at Rowley Memorial Animal Hospital, Massachusetts. Todd was a practitioner in Connecticut before returning to KSU in 2001 as a Resident in Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology in the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.
Kansas Police Dog
Representative police officers/handlers and their dogs from the Kansas Police Dog Association (KPDA) will present information about their Association, the training they receive, and the work they perform. The association began in 1998 with 12 canine teams attending the first certification program and has expanded to 28 canine teams attending the 2002 certification program.
Rose McMurphy, DVM, Diplomate ACVA
Dr. Rose McMurphy is a graduate of Washington State University. She completed an internship at Cornell University and a residency in anesthesiology at the University of Florida. She has been a member of the faculties at the University of Saskatchewan, the University of Edinburgh, and Kansas State University. She is currently an associate professor of anesthesiology and the director of the intensive care unit at Kansas State University.
Payne, DVM, PhD
Patricia A. Payne is a 1971 KSU CVM graduate who practiced small animal medicine in Virginia for 23 years before returning to earn her PhD in Insecticide Resistance in Fleas. This insecticide resistance research is continuing and there are plans to include ticks into the project. Her passion is teaching and she coordinates the Veterinary Parasitology Teaching Laboratory.
Bonnie Rush, DVM, MS, Diplomate ACVIM
Dr. Rush received her DVM from The Ohio State University in 1989. She then completed an internship at North Carolina State University in 1990 followed by a residency at The Ohio State University in 1993. Dr. Rush's primary research focus is equine respiratory physiology and pulmonary immunology. Current investigations involve systemic and pulmonary effects of aerosolized drugs for treatment of recurrent airway obstruction. Bonnie joined the KSU faculty in 1993 and is currently a Professor of Equine Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Immunology & Neurological Diseases.
Sandy is a licensed Massage Therapist with 26 years experience. She is the owner of Lifecenter Bodywork and is experienced with Deep Tissue Massage, Sports Massage, Reflexology, Baby and Pet Massage.
Paul Walz, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM
Dr. Walz received his DVM in 1992 from Michigan State University. He then completed a residency and MS in 1997 and his PhD in 2000 also at MSU. Paul joined the faculty of Kansas State University in 2000 as an assistant professor of Food Animal Medicine and Surgery. Paul's veterinary interests include medical and surgical conditions affecting food animals, as well as infectious diseases of cattle. His research interests focus on infectious diseases of cattle, specifically infection of cattle with bovine viral diarrhea virus.
If you have any questions please contact Linda Johnson by phone at 785-532-5696 or e-mail at VMCE@vet.k-state.edu, Veterinary Medical Continuing Education at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University. If you have questions regarding registration information, call Rebecca at 785-532-5569.
Thank you to Pfizer, Animal Health, IAMS, Kansas Police Dog Association, and Hill's for their contribution to this conference.
A block of rooms has been reserved at both the Holiday Inn and the Ramada Inn. The block rates and cutoff dates are listed below. Please refer to the “Vet Tech Conference” when reserving your room.
530 Richards Drive, 785-539-5311
Rooms: $69 + tax
Cutoff date: February 13
17th and Anderson, 785-539-7531
Rooms: $69 + tax
Cutoff date: February 15
Other motels in
Manhattan are listed below.
Comfort Inn, 150 E. Poyntz Ave., 785-770-8000
Days Inn, 1501 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-539-5391
Fairfield Inn, 300 Colorado St., 785-539-2400
Hampton Inn, 501 E. Poyntz Ave., 785-539-5000
Motel 6, 510 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-537-1022
Super 8 Motel, 200 Tuttle Creek Blvd., 785-537-8468
Manhattan area information
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