2012 American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association Symposium
March 2 - 4, 2012
During registration you will be permitted to sign up for 1 lab session. Labs have a limited number of space and will be closed as they are filled.
|8AM-10 AM||10AM-12 PM||12PM||1PM-3PM||3PM-5PM|
|Anatomy Lab||Wildlife Rehab||Wildlife Rehab||
|Clinical Skills Lab||Suture Lab||Suture Lab||Critical Care Lab||Critical Care Lab|
|B-222||Herpetile Handling||Herptile Handling||Herpetile Handling||Herpetile Handling|
|Necropsy Lab||Swine Necropsy||Swine Necropsy|
|Duke Lemur Center||Tour||Tour|
|Dairy Education Unit||Unit Tour/Milking||Unit Tour/Milking||Unit Tour/Milking|
|Equine TAU||Therio Lab||Therio Lab||Therio Lab||Therio Lab|
|Swine Unit||Swine Blood Draw||Swine Blood Draw|
|Small Ruminant Unit||Ruminant Lab||Ruminant Lab|
|Outside Vet School||Physical Exams||Physical Exams||Physical Exams||Physical Exams|
Critical Care Lab: In this hands on lab, students will be able to learn practice care of critical ill patients. Cadavers will be used to practice bone marrow catheters, subcutaneous fluids and chest drains.
Conservator's Center Tour: "Conservator"s Center is a nonprofit organization that preserves threatened species through rescuing wildife in need, responsible captive breeding, and providing educational programs and support worldwide. On a visit to the Conservator's Center, you will meet our animals up close. An experienced tour guide will tell you their individual stories, and describe each species role in their natural ecosystem. Most of our friendly and curious lions, tigers, and wolves enjoy greeting and observing their visitors. You will be equally enchanted by our smaller species, including binturongs, New Guinea singing dogs, ringtailed lemurs, servals, caracals, bobcats, lynx, and jungle cats. Tour is outside"
Dairy Unit Tour: Students will explore all aspects of the Dairy Industry at NC State's own Dairy Farm where they will learn about calf management, milking procedures and dairy husbandry.
Duke Lemur Center Tour: Students will be touring Duke University's Lemur center in Durham, NC where they will learn about the different species and aspects of veterinary medicine in a research setting.
Fish/Turtle Cadaver Lab: Ectotherm Anatomy Laboratory: A number of invertebrate, fish, amphibian, and reptile cadavers will be available for inspection and dissection in this hands-on laboratory. The exact numbers and species will depend on availability.
Herptile Handling: Experience different methods of housing and handling our herptiles. Students will use live specimens to practice under the guidance of the Reptile Rescue of the Carolinas.
Physical Exams: Wake County SPCA along with current veterinary students will be teaching students the proper technique for physical/wellness exams using puppies and other dogs from their facility.
Ruminant Lab: Students will be processing kids and making their dams ready for lactation. Topics such as parasitology and management will be touched on as well
Suture Lab: Taught by NC State CVM Surgery Club, Students will participate in learning and practicing suture techniques
Swine Necropsy: Taught by Dr. Glen Almond, students will be receiving hands-on experience while participating in a swine necropsy* *=must take swine health management lecture in order to enroll
Swine blood draw: Students will be allowed to experience the blind stick technique using live weanling pigs under the supervision of Dr. WIlliam Flowers. Possibility of farrowing exercises as well.
Theriogenology: Equine Theriogenology. Students will be taughtthe correct methods for semen handling as well as be ableto experience the collection of a stallion from the Equine Educational Unit to receive a glimpse into the life of a theriogenologist.
Wildlife Rehab with Blue Ridge Wildlife Institute: Learn about different anatomical structures of wildlife in NC using animal models!