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The Milwaukee Veterinary Medical Association's mission is to provide high quality continuing education for members, to foster fellowship among Milwaukee area veterinary professionals, to promote the profession to the general public, and to provide local leadership for veterinary related issues.
DATE: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
The Milwaukee Veterinary Medical Association and the UW School of Veterinary Medicine invite all DVMs to a continuing education discussion and lecture:
"Zoonoses in Companion Animal Practice - Are We Doing Enough?" (Click to view brochure.)
PRESENTED BY: Jim Kazmierczak, DVM, MS
State Public Health Veterinarian, WI Division of Public Health
Dr. Jim Kazmierczak is the State Public Health Veterinarian with the Wisconsin Division of Public Health. He has been working there as a communicable disease epidemiologist since 1988. His job primarily involves the control and epidemiology of zoonotic diseases. Dr. Kazmierczak received a DVM degree from the University of Illinois and after seven years of clinical practice, returned to school to get his MS from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Population Health Sciences within the UW's School of Medicine and Public Health, as well as in the Department of Pathobiological Sciences at the UW School of Veterinary Medicine.
Discussion: Prior to the lecture, there will be a discussion to follow up on the email survey that was distributed in July regarding communicating zoonotic disease risks with clients. The discussion is limited to 20 people, so RSVP early if you would like to attend. You do not need to have completed the survey to participate.
Lecture Synopsis: The importance of zoonoses and client education about zoonoses will be discussed, with an emphasis on risk reduction for pets who come into contact with immune compromised persons. Additionally, a few select zoonoses will be addressed including canine brucellosis and salmonellosis.
- Milwaukee Career College
- 3077 N. Mayfair Road
- Milwaukee, WI
TIME: 6:15 pm discussion registration, 6:30-7:30 pm Discussion - 7:15 pm lecture registration & dinner, 7:30-8:30 pm Lecture
RSVP by: January 6, 2015 R.S.V.P to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For CE purposes, please include your name and degree title(s), your address (either personal or business), and whether you plan to attend the discussion & lecture or just the lecture. Please also include an email address for inclement weather contact.
SPONSOR: MVMA and UW School of Veterinary Medicine
This invitation is for DVMs. 1.2 CE continuing veterinary medical education (CVME) hours will be awarded to veterinary professionals who attend the lecture portion of the program, and 2.4 CVME hours will be awarded for attending the program in its entirety. The UW-SVM is an accredited continuing veterinary medical education provider.
Notes for this lecture can be found under the Notes tab or by clicking here.
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