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American College of Animal Welfare (ACAW)

Second Annual Animal Welfare Short Course

June 4 - 6, 2015

 

Organizer: American College of Animal Welfare, www.acaw.org

Location:

North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 1060 William Moore Dr., Raleigh, NC 27607

Registration:

Registration includes:

- All lecture sessions

- Course Notes

- Continental breakfast Thurs., Fri., Sat.

- Lunch Thurs., Fri. Lunch Sat for Lemur Center Tour participants

- Thursday night BBQ reception

- Transportation to Livestock/Poultry and Lemur Center tours

Registration Fee: $250*

*After May 15th, registration fee increases to $300

Limited to first 100 registrants

Course Full - Registration is now closed.

CE Credit:

12 hours of CE credits approved by the NC Veterinary Medical Board will be available; accepted by most states

Lodging: 

A limited number of rooms have been set aside for participants

Target audience:

Veterinarians interested in gaining specialized knowledge regarding animal welfare assessments, animal welfare issues, and the veterinarian’s role in animal welfare, including veterinarians interested in preparing for board certification by the American College of Animal Welfare

Animal Welfare Short Course Program

The program consist of two full days of lectures on animal welfare and a third day of visits and facilitated discussions on animal welfare at production facilities and the Duke Lemur Center. Additional short presentations will be provided on the history and purposes of ACAW, the ACAW application process, and the ACAW exam process.  Lectures will focus on topics that will help prepare individuals for the ACAW exam, and will emphasize knowledge areas listed in the ACAW Role Delineation Document (RDD) (http://www.acaw.org). Applicants applying under the provisional or alternate routes may wish to use selected lectures as documentation of their knowledge for some aspects of their ACAW application.

Schedule and Program

Day 1: Thursday, June 4, 2105

Time

Event

Speaker

7:00 - 8:00

Registration and Coffee

8:00 - 8:15

Conference Welcome & Logistics

William Stokes, DVM, DACLAM, DACAW, BCES, Fellow ATS

College of Veterinary Medicine, NCSU

8:15 - 8:45

ACAW President Welcome

History and Purposes of ACAW

Bonnie Beaver, DVM, MS, DACVB, DACAW

College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University

8:45 - 10:00

 

 

10:00 - 10:15

Break

10:15 - 11:30

 

 

11:30 - 12:30

Lunch

12:30 - 1:45

 

 

1:45 - 2:00

Break

2:00 - 3:15

 

 

3:15 - 3:30

Break

3:30 - 4:15

 

 

4:15 - 5:00

The ACAW Role Delineation Document and Exam Process

Ron Banks, DVM, DACVPM, DACLAM, DACAW

Duke University

5:00 - 5:30

Sample Exam questions

5:30 - 7:00

Welcome BBQ Dinner


Day 2: Friday, June 5, 2015

Time

Event

Speaker

7:30 - 8:00

Sign-In and Coffee

8:00 - 9:00

 

 

9:15 - 9:30

Break

9:15 - 10:15

 

 

10:15 - 10:30

Break

10:30 - 11:30

 

 

11:30 - 12:30

Lunch

12:30 - 1:30

 

 

1:30 - 1:45

Break

1:45 - 2:45

 

 

2:45 - 3:00

Break

3:00 - 4:00

 

 

4:00 - 4:15

Break

4:15 - 5:15

 

 

5:15 - 5:30

Wrap-Up and Logistics for Day 3 Tours

William Stokes, DVM, DACLAM, DACAW, BCES, Fellow ATS


Day 3: Saturday, June 6, 2015

Time

Event

7:30 – 8:00

Continental Breakfast

8:00 - 9:00

 

 

9:00 – 11:00

   

 

11:00 – 11:30

Break

11:30 – 12:30

 

 

12:30 – 12:50

 

 

12:50 – 1:15

 

 

1:15 – 1:45

Travel to Duke Lemur Center, Durham, NC

1:45 – 3:00

Guided Tour of Duke Lemur Center

3:00

Depart Duke Lemur Center to Hotel or Airport

 

Short Course Organizing Committee:

Dr. Bill Stokes, chair; Dr. Barbara Sherman; Dr. Jose Linares, Dr. Ron Banks; Mr. Dane Johnston