Continuing Education
College of Veterinary Medicine
Kansas State University
2-A Trotter Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5563
vmce@vet.k-state.edu

Training Offerings

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    Camelid
  • Basic Camelid Handling, Management and Monitoring   - $50
    Instructor: Dr. Meredyth Jones
    CE Credits Earned: 1.25
    This session is ideal for farmsitters and new owners. Dr. Jones reviews behavior, haltering, restraint and feeding. She also includes a section on identifying symptoms and determining if they are emergencies and when the veterinarian should be called.
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  • Camelid Dentistry   - $20
    Instructor: Dr. Matt Miesner
    CE Credits Earned: 0.5
    Dr. Miesner discuss common dental problems in camelids including the removal of canine teeth and retained incisors and developmental problems such as abscesses and malocclusion.
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  • Female Breeding Soundness Exam   - $20
    Instructor: Dr. Maria Ferrer
    CE Credits Earned: 0.5
    Dr. Ferrer reviews the diagnostic tests and exams associated with a female breeding soundness exam, including physical exams, rectal ultrasound, and various diagnostic tests.
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  • Failure to Conceive and Causes of Pregnancy Loss in Camelids   - $30
    Instructor: Dr. Maria Ferrer
    CE Credits Earned: 0.75
    In this seminar, Dr. Ferrer discusses the causes of infertility in female camelids, including anovulation, ovarian cysts, inactive ovaries and endometritis. She also covers some concepts of breeding management.
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  • Diagnosis of Pregnancy   - $20
    Instructor: Dr. Maria Ferrer
    CE Credits Earned: 0.5
    In this presentation, Dr. Ferrer reviews the goals, methods and techniques for the diagnosis of pregnancy in camelids. Her presentation includes a discussion of the use of both transrectal and transabdominal ultrasonography.
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  • Mycoplasma haemollamae in Camelids   - $10
    Instructor: Dr. Matt Miesner
    CE Credits Earned: 0.25
    This seminar presented by Dr. Miesner includes information regarding clinical syndromes, transmission, and diagnosis and testing of the camelid blood parasite.
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  • Weight Loss in Camelids   - $20
    Instructor: Dr. Matt Miesner
    CE Credits Earned: 0.5
    Many causes of weight loss in camelids exist. In this seminar, Dr. Miesner focuses mainly on history and physical examination based on a summary of differential diagnoses.
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  • Respiratory Disease in Camelids   - $20
    Instructor: Dr. Matt Miesner
    CE Credits Earned: 0.5
    In this presentation by Dr. Miesner, the causes of respiratory disease in camelids are summarized and ideas for diagnosis and therapy are discussed.
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  • Urinary Diseases in Camelids   - $20
    Instructor: Dr. Matt Miesner
    CE Credits Earned: 0.5
    Dr. Miesner presents physical examination and diagnostic parameters, as well as a discussion of case examples.
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  • Colic in Camelids   - $20
    Instructor: Dr. Matt Miesner
    CE Credits Earned: 0.5
    Dr. Miesner describes what steps to take when a camelid presents with signs of colic. He reviews clinical signs, exam techniques, diagnostic evaluation and the use of ultrasound in cases of colic.
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  • Interpretation of Bloodwork in Camelids   - $30
    Instructor: Dr. Meredyth Jones
    CE Credits Earned: 0.75
    Dr. Jones reviews the interpretation and application of findings from routine blood work for camelids, including a discussion of neutrophils, lymphocytes, leukograms and serum proteins.
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  • Heat Stress Syndrome in the Down Camelid   - $20
    Instructor: Dr. Brandon Fraser
    CE Credits Earned: 0.5
    After a review of the causes of heat stress in camelids, Dr. Fraser describes the diagnosis and management methods of the condition, as well as unique characteristics of camelids that should be considered.
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  • Trichobezoars in Camelids   - $20
    Instructor: Dr. Gretchen Grissett
    CE Credits Earned: 0.5
    In this seminar, Dr. Grissett takes a closer look at the clinical signs and treatment of llamas and alpacas with trichobezoars.
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  • Handling, Restraint and Field Anesthesia in Camelids   - $40
    Instructor: Dr. David Anderson
    CE Credits Earned: 1.0
    Dr. Anderson discusses handling and restraining techniques that can be used with camelids, including haltering, chutes and chemical sedation. This seminar provides an in-depth look at injection sites, jugular catheterization and Butorphanol-Ketamine-Xylazine anesthesia.
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  • Male Breeding Soundness Exam   - $20
    Instructor: Dr. Maria Ferrer
    CE Credits Earned: 0.5
    Dr. Ferrer describes when to carry out and what to look for in a male breeding soundness exam, including sperm quality, mating ability and physical defects.
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