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January 4, 2005 Volume II, Number 20
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Please refer to the following information for the updated, and accurate, listing for continuing education opportunities through the Chicago VMA in 2005.
January 26: MANAGEMENT. Featured speaker, Mr. Shawn McVey. MA, MSW. Shawn McVey returns for a third year to present a series of provocative new topics dealing with the managements of the successful veterinary practice. Topics will include dealing with stress and burnout, difficult conversations, compliance, marketing and “Primal Leadership and Lessons from Daniel Goldman.” For more information contact the CVMA office at 630-325-1231.
March 9: HEMATOLOGY. Featured speaker, Dr. Ann E. Hohenhaus, DACVIM. “Immune-Medicated Hematologic Disorders of the Dog’ will be the focus of Dr. Hohenhaus’s morning session. Her presentation will continue with a case-based discussion of the diagnosis and treatment of various anemias. For more information contact the CVMA office at 630-325-1231.
June 15: INFECTIOUS DISEASES. Featured speaker, Dr. Alice Wolf, DACVIM, DAVBP. “Vaccines: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” will lead Dr. Wolf’s morning presentation. Included in the day’s topics will be an FIP update, “What’s New, What’s Not” and “Care of the FeLv or FIV Infected Cat.” For more information contact the CVMA office at 630-325-1231.
The ISVMA apologizes for any confusion and inconvenience this error may have caused.
The MVVMA will no longer host a Fall Annual Meeting – their annual meeting will now be held in the spring (beginning March 2-3, 2005).
The change in calendar was made by MVVMA in order to accommodate the decision by ISVMA to change its Annual Convention schedule to November (starting November 4-6, 2005).
information on the MVVMA program below:
The MVVMA Spring
Meeting – March 2-3, 2005
Wednesday March 2, 2005:
Dr. Steve Dullard will discuss how the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues (NCVEI) can help increase your practice’s bottom line.
Shawn McVey will share his insight on excellence in practice management.
Dr. Craig Barnett will make a presentation on Infectious Equine respiratory disease in large animals.
Thursday March 3, 2005:
Dr. Todd Tams will make a presentation on gastroenterology.
Join the MVVMA to celebrate their 101st Annual Meeting! Come for the 12 hours of continuing education, and take advantage of the opportunity to network with your colleagues.
The MVVMA Spring Meeting is open to veterinarians and staff. The meeting cost is only $125.00 pre-registration or $150.00 on-site registration for veterinarians. All staff is invited to attend for $50.00 one-day/$75 two-day registration.
Meeting notes will be made available on-line for no charge. Printed notes will be an additional $20 (available in advance only).
For complete information or to request registration forms, please contact:
Dr. Michael Thomas
For hotel reservations, please call:
Register Online for the ISVMA Spring Seminar!
The Illinois State Veterinary Medical Association (ISVMA) is proud to offer an excellent continuing education seminar designed to develop vital communication skills essential for each member of your practice team. Nationally acclaimed consultant Karyn Gavzer will present: "It's Not What You Say; It’s How You Say It – Tips and Strategies for Effective Client Communications."
For more information on this tremendous program or to register please visit:
REMEMBER TO REGISTER EARLY TO GUARANTEE AVAILABILITY!
*There are only 150 spaces available at each of three regional locations for this very popular and useful program.
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