Register now for NYSVMS webinar: Controlled substances review November 14th
Register now for the NYSVMS webinar: Controlled substances review on November 14thfrom 7-8 PM presented by: Amy Morgan, PharmD, Director of Pharmacy, Cornell University Hospital for Animals. This is the first of a two-part review of Controlled Substances for Veterinary Professionals. The second part will be in early 2024. The first part will cover requirements for record-keeping and storage of controlled substances in New York. There will also be an interactive discussion on diversion detection and prevention methodologies, including some cases of diversion in various practice settings. Legal disposal of controlled substances for the practice setting and the client will be covered as well.
Looking for more CE credits? NYS-VC On-Demand available for purchase
Are you looking for more CE credits? NYS-VC On-Demand is available for purchase (add on to full registration for $99, $349 for On-Demand only). All of the class recordings are now online! Topics include: cardiology, dentistry, dermatology, equine, emergency and critical care, integrative medicine, narrative based medicine and more! Quality programs with world class speakers with over 80 on-demand RACE and NYS continuing education credit opportunities.
NYSVMS recruiting for class of 2024 Power of 10
NYSVMS is currently recruiting for the Power of 10 class of 2024. This is a national initiative designed to cultivate leadership capacity in grads 15 years or less from veterinary school who are current NYSVMS members and provide learning experiences that will enrich the individual and benefit the individual’s practice, community and profession. The program provides NYSVMS members with 4 leadership development sessions. NYSVMS provides the experts and covers all meeting and travel expenses for participants to attend sessions. The topics were: wellbeing, what to do when OPD knocks on your door, restructuring student debt and financial planning and the Insights Discovery program. Applications for the Power of 10 Class of 2024 are currently being accepted now through December 4th. For the application, click here. For more information, please contact Stephanie Quirini email@example.com [firstname.lastname@example.org].
New-to-U.S. antibiotic-resistant Salmonella found in bear
Cornell University CVM
In September 2020, an American black bear cub was treated in the Janet L. Swanson Wildlife Hospital after being hit a car. Six days later, the cub was sent to a rehabilitation center and then released to the wild. This could have been the end of the story, except that this bear had an antibiotic-resistant Salmonella infection. And unlike the bear, the bacteria were not local.
Equine wellness: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
Cornell University CVM
As the old adage says, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” This is also true for your horse’s health. Board-certified large animal internal medicine specialist Dr. Toby Pinn-Woodcock explains steps you can take in such areas as preventative medicine, routine veterinary care, nutrition, infectious disease control and animal husbandry to help prevent your horse from getting sick and having medical emergencies.
AVMF application deadlines approach for veteran, other scholarships
An anonymous $100,000 donation to the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF) has made it possible for the charitable arm of the AVMA to award five AVMA/AVMF Scholarships for Veterans at $9,000 each for the next two years. The application deadline for the 2023 scholarship cycle is October 31. Application forms and more information are available on the AVMF website.
5 wellness podcasts to inspire veterinary professionals
We are always encouraged to read books to better ourselves, but if you are like most veterinary professionals, you simply don’t have the time or energy to devote to reading. Podcasts provide a sturdy middle ground that can educate and inspire—often in one hour or less. Better yet, they’re more mobile, allowing you to fit them in while driving to work, going for a walk, cooking dinner, or washing the dog.
Helping horses cope with and recover from poor air quality
Recently, wildfires have emerged throughout varies parts of the world, but a secondary threat—smoke—has emerged to plague people and horses who might be hundreds of miles from the raging flames. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s air quality index (AQI) ranks air pollution and health concerns on a scale from 0 to 500. The EPA considers an AQI above 300 “hazardous”; many cities have experienced AQI levels greater than 500 in recent months.