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1060 William Moore Drive
Raleigh, NC 27607

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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., Sat

- Thursday night BBQ reception

 

Registration Fee: $250*

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

Limited to first 100 registrants

Secure Online Registration Here

 

CE Credit:

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

Lodging: 

This course will be held at the NC State College of Veterinary Medicine at 1060 William Moore Dr. in Raleigh, NC. A block of rooms will be reserved at the Ramada Inn-Blue Ridge, 1420 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, at a discounted rate. To make your reservation, please call 919-832-4100 and reference the group code GCACAW. The local airport is Raleigh-Durham International (RDU), which is approximately ten miles from the CVM. Participants will be required to arrange their own transportation to and from the hotel. Hotel reservations must be made by May 27th to receive the discounted rate. For more hotels and area information visit:http://www.cvm.ncsu.edu/conted/thingstodo.html

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 three full days of lectures on animal welfare and a tour of the NCSU Teaching Animal Unit (TAU). 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

Complete Program details will be announced soon

 

Day 1: Thursday, June 4, 2105

Time

Event

Speaker

7:00 - 8:00

Registration and Coffee

8:00 - 8:15

Conference Welcome & Logistics

 

8:15 - 8:45

 

 

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

 

 

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

 


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

 

1:45 – 3:00

 

 

Short Course Organizing Committee:

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