NAVC readies for packed show
Orlando, Fla. - The 24th annual NAVC Conference Jan. 13-17, 2007 promises to provide a variety of learning formats.
ORLANDO, FLA. — The 24th annual NAVC Conference Jan. 13-17, 2007 promises to provide a variety of learning formats.
With the introduction of an exotic pet "meeting-within-a-meeting," exotic animal practitioners can attend all their lectures at the Marriott World Center. This year's program features wildlife medicine and conservation, avian problem-oriented issues and answers, aquatic medicine, rabbits, small mammal "How I Manage...," reptiles, snakes and chelonians and small mammal surgery and diagnostics.
A new program highlight is the interactive Dairy Reproductive Programs Masterclass that takes a new approach to the most current concepts in dairy reproduction by combining a four-week online course with a 1.5-hour discussion workshop.
NAVC hosts a four-day, two-track Practice Management Symposium. Receptionists can learn how to "Wow Clients Before they Walk in the Door" and how to deal with the most-difficult clients in the "Secrets to Being a Front-Desk Superstar" program track. Technicians of all skill levels are accommodated with technician-only laboratories and Masterclasses and general, advanced and specialty program tracks.
NAVC PrimeTime celebrates its 10th year, featuring round-the-clock programming like the NAVC News Journal covering daily events from the classroom to the exhibit hall, Perspectives: Veterinary Viewpoints with one-on-one interviews.
Dr. Genny Dumonceaux from Busch Gardens will present "Elephants in Nepal," an evening session discussing her real-life adventures in Nepal.
Among the 39 veterinary and 20 technician laboratories is "Forensics for Veterinarians" where participants learn how to conduct a special forensic necropsy examination on victims of animal cruelty including samples of fibers, fluids and other trace evidence, how to assemble a crime scene kit for on-site work and how to document photo and evidence logs.