The Center for Food Security & Public Health at Iowa State University is offering a free web-based self-study CE course titled Zoonoses: Protecting People and Animals in Rural Communities. The course addresses zoonotic diseases of agricultural animals – cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, equids, and poultry – with a focus on prevention measures to protect human and animal health. Course access opened up yesterday and is available until June 22 with completion of the course earning you 5 hours of RACE®-approved CE credits. Click here for more information and to register.
Applications are now being accepted for the Rocky Mountain Wildlife Veterinary Externship, a collaborative program for 4th-year veterinary students offered by Colorado Parks and Wildlife, the National Park Service, and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. 6-8 students will be accepted each year; the application deadline for this cycle is October 1, 2021 with rotation dates being from August 29, 2022 through September 23, 2022. Click here for the externship brochure and visit our Students page for additional opportunities:
Texas, Utah, and Florida are all hiring state wildlife veterinarians. See our Career page for more details:
The Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo is advertising a remote Zoological Health Summer Research Assistant position for this upcoming summer for students currently enrolled in veterinary school. Click here for more details.
AAWV has updated their position statements covering the following topics: climate change, feral cats, foot-hold traps, One Health, and oral rabies vaccines. To review each of the statements in their entirety, visit https://aawv.net/about/positions.
Chemical immobilization training courses from Safe Capture, now a part of the San Diego Zoo Global Academy, are currently available online. This program is eligible for 16 hours of CE credit. Click here for more details.
Learn more about the acquisition, which occurred last summer, here.
Mark Johnson, DVM of Global Wildlife Resources is offering an online chemical capture training course for wildlife professionals that includes the following:
- 12 chapters (Click here to see a detailed course outline)
- 150 page downloadable course notebook
- 44 Additional Learning Activities
- Hours of demonstration videos
- New Drug Exposure Agency Protocols
- Wildlife Work in COVID Times Agency Protocols
- Certificate of Training
- ACCESS TO THE COURSE FOR A FULL YEAR
- Over 60 wildlife professionals, including 14 other wildlife veterinarians have contributed content for this course
- Zoom sessions with Dr. Mark for groups 10+
- The Wildlife Society has approved 16 CE hours for the TWS Professional Development Program
This is an independent online course that you take on your own time. Purchase grants one year of access to the course with support provided throughout. For detailed information visit the Foundations Course Information Page.
The University of Georgia is hosting their 2nd Annual Conservation Medicine, One Health, & Wildlife Diseases Student Workshop on November 6-7, 2020. The purpose of this workshop is to provide beginner through advanced content on those fields to a variety of students. Click here for additional event details including how to register.
The ACZM Exam Prep Course is typically held in conjunction with a conference each year, providing 1.5 days of learning and networking opportunities. This year the course has the same great opportunities but with a new and exciting virtual format over Zoom from October 3-4. The ACZM Education Committee has partnered with the North Carolina State University Office of Continuing Education to provide 1.5 days of content including introduction to the ACZM Exam format and structure, in depth literature reviews on a variety of topics, Q&A sessions with members of the Exam and Credentialing Committees and Mock Examination. Most exciting is that this year the course will provide 9 RACE CE credit hours. The course is open to all veterinarians whether interested in taking the ACZM Exam in the near (or far!) future or any veterinarian who would benefit from a detailed review of topics in Zoological Medicine. For more information, including a complete schedule and details on registration, please visit the ACZM website.