Gary Reser/Y’Sondra Mitchell
The KVMA Vendor Trade Show will be held at the K-State Student Union
Ballroom Monday, June 4 through Tuesday, June 5. Conference educational
session breaks will be staggered throughout both days to provide more
time with vendors.
785-482-3362 or 785-466-1861 (cell)
Rabies and Tetanus vaccine will be available for those desiring
Concerning rabies vaccination, the current ACIP recommendations state
that serological titers should be performed in lieu of routine boosters
for persons previously immunized with a tissue culture (human diploid
cell) rabies vaccine. A booster is recommended for persons with a rabies
titer of less than 1:5.
Concerning tetanus vaccination, the current recommendation is to have a
booster every 10 years.
A nurse from the Kansas State University Lafene Health Center will be
available Monday, June 4 from 8:00 to 11:00 am; Tuesday, June 5 from
8:00 to 11:00 am; and Wednesday, June 6 from 8:00 to 11:00 am to
administer rabies, tetanus , and adult tetanus/diphtheria/pertussis
The Rabies Laboratory will make every effort to have titer results
available on Wednesday for persons having blood drawn by 11:00 am
Monday, June 4.
|Complete Blood Count (CBC)
|CEA (Carcinoembryonic Antigen)
Quant (Cardiac risk)
|PSA (Prostate Specific
|Lymes Titer IgG
Checks can be made payable to
KVMA for all testing and/or vaccinations
Phlebotomists will be available on Monday, June 4 from 7:00 to 10:30 am
and Tuesday, June 5 from 7:00 to 10:30 am to collect specimens for
Comprehensive Panel, CBC with differential, Brucella Titer, Prostate
Specific Antigen and/or other tests as listed. A blood sample for a
rabies titer may also be collected for testing at the KSU Rabies
Laboratory. Samples collected on Monday morning may have results
available Wednesday morning.
The Comprehensive Panel will include:
Calcium, A/G Ratio, Total Protein, Chloride, Globulin, BUN, Sodium,
Albumin, Creatinine, Potassium, Glucose, CO2, Uric Acid
Alk Phos, AST (SGOT)
Cholesterol, Total, HDL, Cholesterol
Triglycerides, LDL Cholesterol (Calculated)
For accurate results, conference participants who wish to have the
chemistry profile done, should fast for 12 hours prior to the time of
A Complete Blood Count (CBC) with differential can be ordered. An IgG
Lyme’s Titer for past exposure titers will be available. CEA (Carcinoma
Embryonic Antigen) as a monitor for someone who has had colon cancer
will be available.
Each participant will receive the results of their Comprehensive Panel
and brucella titer via a self-addressed envelope a few days following
the completion of the conference. Results of the rabies titer collected
after Monday morning will be mailed to the participants after the
Monday, June 4, 2007
“Celebrating 100 Years of Graduating Veterinarians”
6:30 pm Reception with Dinner following
Alumni Center, 1720 Alumni Center
(corner of Anderson Avenue and 17th Street)
Alumni Recognitions: The K-State
Veterinary Medical Alumni Association will present the Honorary Alumni
Recognitions and Distinguished Alumnus Awards. Dr. Richard Mohney, VMAA
President, will facilitate. Certificates of appreciation will be
presented to those executive board members completing their term of
service and new members will be inducted.
Distinguished Alumnus Award:
Dr. Cecil Wayne Ingmire will receive the College's 2007 Distinguished
Alumnus Award for outstanding achievements and contributions to the
veterinary profession. Dr. Ingmire received his DVM from K-State in
A celebration DVD “Celebrating 100 Years of Graduating
Veterinarians” will be shown highlighting comments from various K-State CVM Graduates and remembering our teaching faculty.
Five year class reunions will
be held in Manhattan the weekend of June 2nd. The five-year reunion
classes include 1947, 1952, 1957, 1962, 1967, 1972, 1977, 1982,
1987, 1992, 1997, and 2002.
College and campus tours will be available at
9:00 am and at 10:00 am on Saturday, June 2. Tours will begin at
Trotter Hall, first floor foyer.
The K-State College of Veterinary Medicine 13th Annual Scholarship Golf
Tournament will be held at Colbert Hills Golf Course in Manhattan. The
four person scramble tournament will be Monday, June 4, 2007, with
registration at 7:30 am and a shotgun start at 8:30 am. If you are
interested in forming a four-man team, sponsoring a hole, or doing both,
please call Chris Gruber.
In honor of Dr. Dan Upson, KSU 1952
Join us for lunch Monday, June 4th as we honor Dr. Dan Upson for his
contributions to K-State and the
veterinary medical community. Several “therapeutics” conference sessions
have been scheduled as part of the tribute as well. The Class of 1962
Endowment for Veterinary Medicine was established to support an ongoing
lectureship to be held in honor of Dr. Dan Upson.
Take a virtual tour of the BRI building which is a comprehensive
biosafety level 3 facility, providing an environmentally safe and secure
location for K-state scientists to study pathogens that threaten humans,
livestock and crops. Research conducted in the BRI will examine pathways
by which pathogens can spread and look at issues related to
counter-measures and animal carcass disposal after a potentially
catastrophic event. On-site virtual tour is limited to 50 registrants.
Live video feed will be available at the Student Union for overflow.
Dr. David Ashford, Assistant Area Director, International Services,
APHIS, USDA, will give a presentation on Anthrax to Avian Influenza:
Veterinarians Serving Their Country in Federal Service.
Presentation sponsored by the Donald C.
Kelley Memorial Lectureship
Dr. Ashford’s presentation is provided via funds from the Donald C.
Kelley Memorial Lectureship. The Lectureship was established in memoriam
of Dr. Donald C. Kelley, Professor of Veterinary Public Health at Kansas
State University College of Veterinary Medicine from 1958 to 1978. It
was Dr. Kelley’s belief that public health is not a separate discipline
but plays an important part in the practice of veterinary medicine in
(You do not have to be a KVVRC member to attend)
Tuesday, June 5 1:30 pm
Lectures and Hands-On Labs
PREPARING FOR THE CURRENT CHALLENGES (USING AVIAN INFLUENZA AS A MODEL)
Are you prepared for Avian Influenza in Kansas?
Are you prepared to educate others about this disease?
Lessons learned in Avian Influenza
response will apply to other foreign animal diseases.
Presenters from a variety of disciplines will discuss the domestic
poultry industry in Kansas, wild fowl in Kansas, and the
responsibilities of practitioners in the event of an outbreak of High
Path AI. Participants will be taught sampling and testing techniques,
and the use of personal protective equipment. Principles of cleaning and
disinfecting from farm gate to infected premises will be demonstrated.
There will be two hours of lectures and two hours in a laboratory
Poultry Industry in Kansas
Game Birds in Confinement and State Wildlife
Federal Response Plan
State Response Plan
Euthanasia and Burial
Bio-Security Principles and Processes
Personal Protective Equipment for Veterinarians
(participants will participate in both labs)
- Sample Submission
- Test Procedures
- Principles of Cleaning and Disinfecting
- Management of Personal Vehicle
- Personal Protective Equipment
(Donning and Doffing; Respirators)
- Cleaning and Disinfecting Equipment and Use
(Farm Gate, Surveillance, Infected Premise)
Plan to attend the Tuesday evening sessions for the latest in clinically
relevant research and case study topics presented by K-State faculty and
graduate students. Concurrent sessions will include information for both
food animal and companion animal practitioners.
Experience the operations of the
Kansas Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (KSVDL) as well as learn how to access
KSVDL from your clinic! You will practice on the computer to learn how
KSVDL will benefit your clinic for submission of lab samples and
retrieval of test results. You will use a computer to learn about the
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS), enter clinic data into
the computer, receive results, and have the option to setup KSVDL web
access for your clinic. PLUS, you will tour KSVDL and observe their
Centennial Plaza, Whispering
Gardens and Veterinary Complex Tours
The Centennial Plaza and Whispering
Gardens projects are ready for viewing. Be sure to come by and find your
brick, paver or plaque!
Veterinary Medical Complex, the Centennial Plaza and Whispering Gardens
will be available Sunday, June 3, beginning at 2:30 pm and ending at
5:00 pm. There will be transportation to and from the K-State Student
Union for the Sunday tours. The Veterinary Complex tours will begin at
the Small Animal Desk in Mosier Hall.
For more information on the
Centennial Plaza and to purchase bricks, pavers and plaques, contact
Cheri Ubel, 785-532-4043,
For more information on Whispering
Gardens, contact Chris Gruber, 785-532-4465,
Tuesday, June 5 at 7:30 am in the Bluemont Room. All conference
participants are invited to attend. Get your coffee and donuts in the
Ballroom and then join us in the Bluemont Room for a program and
KVMA Auxiliary Silent Auction
Beginning at 2:00 pm Sunday, June 3, auction items will be on display
for bidding in the K-State Union, 2nd floor hallway. Place your bids
early for unique veterinary gifts and one-of-a-kind special items you’re
sure to want to take home. The KVMA Auxiliary uses the proceeds from
this auction as a source for providing scholarships for K-State
veterinary students each year.
Final bids can be made Tuesday evening beginning at 4:30 pm, K-State
Union 1st floor courtyard. The Sandwich/Ice Cream Social will begin in
the Courtyard at 5:30 pm. At 6:00 pm the auction bids will close and
winners will be announced. Remember your bid will be appreciated by the
young veterinary students receiving scholarships.
KVMA Auxiliary Program
You do not have to be a KVMA Auxiliary member to attend.
Monday, June 4, 2007
Do you “Live to Eat”, or “Eat to Live”?
Come hear the latest on hot topics in Nutrition and Wellness as we
return for a visit with Karen Hanson, R.D.,L.D. A healthy and flavorful
lunch will be served.
This will be a great time for learning and sharing, so bring your
questions. We may even learn a new trick or two through a culinary
10:00 am Carpool: Meet at Chili’s parking lot at the Manhattan Town
Tuesday, June 5, 2007
Picnic Lunch and Garden Basket Designs
Come casual, roll up your sleeves, and put on your gardening gloves! We
will be touring the gardens and greenhouses at this most beautiful time
of year. As a special “hands on” activity, we will each be making our
own garden basket full of fresh flowers and plants, with the expert’s
advice and guidance!
Weather permitting; we will enjoy a picnic lunch together
following our time in the garden. Don’t worry though a back up plan will
be in place in case our picnic gets rained on!!
10:00 am Carpool: Meet at Chili’s parking lot at the
Manhattan Town Center Mall.