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West Symposium

We will have be presenting a full day of continuing education lectures. Breakfast, breaks, and lunch is included. There will be opportunities to connect with our Vendors as well! 

This program 20-1201576 has been approved for 8.0 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval. A total of 8.00 CE Credits being available to any one veterinarian: and/or 8.00 Veterinary Technician CE Credits. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: MEDICAL and NON-MEDICAL PROGRAMs using the delivery method of seminar/lecture.


7 AM

7:45 AM

8:00 AM - 8:50 AM

8:50 AM - 9:40 AM

9:40 AM

10:10 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

11:50 AM

12:50 PM - 1:40 PM

1:40 PM - 2:30 PM

2:30 PM

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

3:50 PM - 4:40 PM

4:40 PM

Registration, Breakfast, and Vendors


Better Surgery Care - Recipes and Real Advice*

     Vanessa Kenny, RVT, RLATG

Vivarium Safety Management: A Proactive Approach Beyond Traditional Inspections

     Kaitlyn Hanley, MPH-VPH, RVT, LVT

Break and Vendors

Doing More with Less, Overcoming Obstacles

     Kimberly Muth, BS, RLATG

Support the 3R's with Effective Mouse Colony Mnaagement Practices*

     Evelyn Ordones, Ph.D

Lunch and Vendors

Cessation of In Vivo Lot Release Testing*

     Stephanie Powers Kurtz, MS

Characterization of Palpebral Foreign Material Accumulation in RNU Rats on Paper Square and Corn Cob Bedding*

     Aliones Suebsene, RVT

Break and Vendors

Use of Large Animal Models to Study Developmental Origins of Adult Health and Disease*

      Juanita K. Jellyman, Ph.D

The Ethics of Using Animals in Research

     Barbara Ann Driscoll, Ph.D

Closing Remarks

Topics denoted with a * are medical in nature

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