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Peru veterinary meeting earns RACE status

The Latin American Veterinary Conference is set for April 10 to 13, 2018.

Peru veterinary meeting earns RACE status
The Barranco neighborhood in Lima, Peru.

The Latin American Veterinary Conference will offer RACE-approved continuing education for the first time during the 2018 annual meeting in Lima, Peru.

U.S. and Canadian veterinary professionals can receive up to 18 hours of RACE-approved credits by attending English-language sessions on companion animal medicine or practice management.

RACE, or Registry of Approved Continuing Education, accreditation was awarded by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards.

The scheduled lecturers and the subjects they will address are:

  • Bonny Campbell, DVM, Ph.D., DACVS, clinical associate professor at Washington State University (surgery)
  • Jennifer Devey, DVM, DACVECC, of Lauderdale Veterinary Specialists in Fort Lauderdale, Florida (emergency and critical care)
  • Doug Mader, DVM, MS, DABVP, DECZM, of Marathon Veterinary Hospital in Marathon, Florida (internal medicine)
  • Elisa Mazzaferro, DVM, MS, Ph.D., DACVECC, a staff criticalist at Cornell University Veterinary Specialists (emergency and critical care)
  • Carlos Pinto, DVM, Ph.D., DACT, associate professor of theriogenology at Louisiana State University (canine reproduction)
  • Ernie Ward, DVM, an entrepreneur, owner of the South Carolina veterinary consulting firm E3 Management and a Today’s Veterinary Business editorial adviser (practice management)
  • Matt Winter, DVM, DACVR, executive vice president of veterinary education at North American Veterinary Community, the publisher of Today’s Veterinary Business (imagenology)

The 2018 conference will be held April 10 to 13. More information is available at www.tlavc-peru.org.