Veterinary medical continuing education lecture series offered at K-State Olathe

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

OLATHE — Kansas State University and K-State Olathe are helping veterinarians, veterinary technicians and practice managers earn continuing education credit through a series of animal health-focused information sessions.

The sessions are 6-7 p.m. on Feb. 8, Feb. 22, March 29, April 12 and April 26 at K-State Olathe. Each session covers a different topic and is instructed by faculty in Kansas State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Topics include pet welfare, vaccine guidelines and the One Health concept.

One hour of continuing education will be awarded at the end of each session.

"We're excited to offer this lecture series to the Kansas City area veterinary medical professionals, who provide such wonderful care for the health and wellbeing of our pets," said Paige Adams, D.V.M. and research assistant professor of veterinary medicine at K-State Olathe.

The sessions are as follows:

• Feb. 8 — "Current Vaccine Guidelines for Dogs and Cats" by Susan Nelson, clinical associate professor.

• Feb. 22 — "Chronic Pain Management in Dogs and Cats" and "Diagnostic Evaluation of Itchy Dogs and Cats for the General Practice Veterinarian" by Neala Boyer, clinical assistant professor.

• March 29 — "What's New in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lymphoma in Pets?" by Mary Lynn Higginbotham, associate professor.

• April 12 — "One Health and Public Health: An Update" by Ellyn Mulcahy, director of the public health program and associate professor.

• April 26 — "Diagnostic Submission Hints and Case Examples" by Kelli Almes, assistant professor.

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