North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association To Host 2013 Summer Conference June 27-30
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NCVMA Conference In Pinehurst Offers 20 Hours Of Companion Animal Continuing Education
Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (OPENPRESS) The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (http://www.ncvma.org/) has announced that it will host its annual Summer Veterinary Conference June 27-30 at the Pinehurst Resort, located at 80 Carolina Vista Drive in Pinehurst, N.C. Chaired by David Linzey, D.V.M., and Shannon Foy, D.V.M., the conference will cover a wide variety of topics including Cushing's Syndrome, Lower Urinary Tract Disease, Liver Disease, Professional Liability, Open Wound Management, Diabetic Control, Chronic GI Disease, Feline Dentistry, Periodontal Disease and Oncology. The conference will also include several special events including a Nerve Block Lab, for which separate registration is required; a Walkabout Lunch through the exhibit hall sponsored by Elanco Animal Health; a welcome reception hosted by the NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine and Novartis Animal Health US; a celebration to recognize the 2013-2014 NCVMA officers and 2013 award recipients; and a Friends of the NCVMA Foundation Business Luncheon, for which tickets are required.
The conference offers 20 hours of continuing education for its attendees. Registration details are available online at www.ncvma.org or by calling (919) 851-5859. The registration deadline is June 1.
"The 2013 Summer Conference is going to be an incredible opportunity for veterinarians to expand their awareness and knowledge of some key issues facing our industry," said Claire Holley, executive director of the NCVMA. "Ten speakers will be presenting on several subjects over the course of the event, and it is truly exciting to bring such a wealth of knowledge to attendees. We would encourage any veterinarian, technician or student to sign up for this fantastic opportunity."
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- Conference speakers include Dr. Ed Feldman, Dr. Rae Hutchins, Dr. Elaine Holmes, Dr. Ashley Martin, Dr. Allie Mazepa, Dr. Cindy Edward, Dr. Brian Trumpator, Dr. Linsa Ellis and Dr. Kathy Queck.
- Event sponsors include Elanco Animal Health, Live Oak Bank, Merck Animal Health, Novartis Animal Health US, Butler Schein Animal Health, NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine, AVMA PLIT, CT Harris Imaging, Zoetis, Veterinary Specialty Hospital of the Carolinas, Merial and PDX.
ABOUT THE NORTH CAROLINA VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION:
The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) is a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to compassionate animal care and quality medicine. The NCVMA promotes integrity and excellence in veterinary medicine, provides the highest quality continuing education programs and conferences, supports its members through public relations and marketing efforts to the public and governing officials, lobbies on behalf of the interests of the entire profession, and serves as an advocate and voice for veterinary medicine in the state. As recognized experts in veterinary medicine, NCVMA members are frequently asked to contribute their opinions and lend their expertise to media outlets throughout North Carolina and around the country, including The News & Observer, Charlotte Today, Wilmington Star-News, Fayetteville Observer, Greensboro News & Record, USA Today, Yahoo!, ABC News and News14 Carolina. For more information, visit http://www.ncvma.org/, or call (800) 446-2862 or (919) 851-5850.
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