WVC 90th Annual Conference
Price: $0Capacity: 250CE Credits: 4
PRESENTED BY UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE This 4-hour workshop allows veterinarians to meet the USDA requirements for renewal of their accreditation. Attendees will receive certificates from the USDA for each module attended. This workshop is FREE, but your RSVP is requested. Attendees may attend any number of the module sessions and receive 1 CE credit for each module attended.
Modules being taught:
2:00p - Module 1: Overview of the National Veterinary Accreditation Program. Todd Behre, Presenter.
3:00p - Module 12: Animal Disease Traceability. Greg Ramos, Presenter.
4:00p - Module 5: Vesicular Diseases. Antonio Ramirez, Presenter.
5:00p - Module 27: Bovine Trichomoniasis. Greg Ramos, Presenter
4 CE hours. Capacity 250. Additional modules offered in WS15 on Thursday.
Todd Behre, DVM, PMP, has been the coordinator for USDA’s National Veterinary Accreditation Program since 2007. Prior to that, he coordinated USDA’s Horse Protection Program, which enforces the Horse Protection Act. An equine practitioner for nearly 29 years, his practice has been limited to part-time horse dentistry since beginning his career at the USDA in 2002. Behre lives with his wife Cookie and six dogs in the Catskills Region of New York state.
USDA-APHIS-VS Surveillance Preparedness and Response Service
Dr. Ramos graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science from the University of Hawaii – Manoa in 1991. He received his Doctorate in Veterinary Medicine (1996) and Masters in Preventive Veterinary Medicine (2009) from the University of California – Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine. After receiving his DVM degree, Dr. Ramos spent 7 years in large animal mobile practices in both California and Nevada serving equine, beef and dairy clientele. Dr. Ramos joined the USDA - APHIS - Veterinary Services in 2003. He spent 5 years as a field Veterinary Medical Officer and Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostician (FADD), first in Tulare, CA and then Sonoma, CA. He assumed the position of Area Epidemiology Officer in Sacramento, CA in 2008. In 2012 he relocated to Carson City, NV where he serves as an Epidemiology Officer for VS SPRS District 6. He has livestock and poultry disease surveillance, control, and eradication program responsibilities for Nevada, Utah, Hawaii and the Pacific Territories, and is a Designated Scrapie Epidemiologist.
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