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2021 NCALAM Workshop in Laboratory Animal Medicine (Virtual Meeting)

May 20, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:15 pm

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One event on May 21, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on May 22, 2021 at 8:00 am

Due to continued COVID-19 protocols, we are planning to offer the 2021 workshop as virtual access only. If in person attendance becomes a possibility, we will update the information on this website and notify individuals who have already registered for the virtual meeting.

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Workshop Dates:  May 20-22, 2021

Target Audience:
The annual North Carolina Workshop in Laboratory Animal Medicine is appropriate for veterinarians specializing in laboratory animal medicine, especially those preparing for ACLAM board certification.

The workshop will present relevant topics in laboratory animal medicine with an emphasis on the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) primary species and recent literature. Registration for the workshop is required.

The slide collection established by the team at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) will be available for review electronically May 20th – May 31st. This collection includes biology and diseases of many laboratory animal species.

The ACLAM Mock Exam by the International Mock ACLAM Exam Coalition will be given on Saturday, May 22nd and is open to all interested individuals. Workshop registration is not required to participate in the mock exam. Anyone wishing to attend only the mock exam should contact David Kurtz directly at david.kurtz@nih.gov.

Course Schedule

Thursday, May 20th

Time Title Speaker
8:00A - 8:30A Welcome David Kurtz, DVM, PhD, DACLAM - National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
8:30A - 9:30A 2020 AVMA Guidelines on Euthanasia of Animals* Samual Cartner, DVM, PhD, DACLAM - University of Alabama at Birmingham (ret.)

Axel Wolff, MS, DVM - NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)

*NOTE: This prerecorded presentation was originally given by Drs. Cartner and Wollf for OLAW on 09/10/2020. Both speakers will be available during and immediately after presentation for questions.
9:30A - 9:45A Break
9:45A - 10:45A 2020 JAALAS Review Francis Sun, DVM, DACLAM, MBA - Duke University Medical School
10:45A - 11:45A Diseases of the Laboratory Mouse Virginia Godfrey, DVM, PhD, DACVP - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
11:45A - 1:00P Lunch - Optional Equipment Quiz David Kurtz - NIEHS
1:00P - 2:00P Statistics for Laboratory Animal Veterinarians Min Shi, PhD - NIEHS
2:00P - 3:00P Behavior in NHPs Marnie Metzler, DVM, PhD, DACLAM - Charles River Laboratories
3:00P - 3:15P Break
3:15P - 4:15P Animal Facility Design & Management John Norton, DVM, PhD, DACLAM - Duke University Medical School
4:15P - 5:15P The Laboratory Rat Brian Wilgenburg, DVM, MS, DACLAM - National Institue on Aging (NIA)

Friday, May 21st

Time Title Speaker
9:00A - 10:00A The Laboratory Ferret Sarah Genzer, DVM, DACLAM - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
10:00A - 11:00A The Humanized Mouse Allison Rogala, DVM, DACLAM - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
11:00A - 11:15A Break
11:15A - 12:15P 2020 Comp Med Review Nneka George, DVM, DACLAM - North Carolina State University
12:15P - 1:00P Lunch - Acronyms & Logos Quiz (Optional) David Kurtz - NIEHS
1:00P - 2:00P Environmental Monitoring Paula Roesch, PhD - Taconic Biosciences
2:00P - 3:00P The Laboratory Rabbit Kimberly Jen, DVM, MSc, DACLAM - Charles River Laboratories
3:00P - 3:15P Break
3:15P - 4:15P Parasites of Primary Lab Animal Species Erin Mitchell, DVM - Wake Forest School of Medicine
4:15P - 5:15P Macaque Diseases Saverio "Buddy" Capuano, DVM, DACLAM - Wisconsin National Primate Center

Saturday, May 22nd

Time Title
8:00A - 12:00P ACLAM Mock Exam
12:00P - 2:00P ACLAM Mock Exam Review

Registration

Registration fees are as follows:

  • Veterinarians – $200*
  • Veterinary Students – $50

*This fee will increase to $250 after April 1, 2021. If we are able to offer an option to attend in person, the registration fee to attend in person will be $300.

Registration fees include:

  • Admission to the virtual workshop
  • Electronic copies of course handouts
  • 14 Continuing Education (CE) credits from the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board (full attendance required to receive the total CE credit)
  • Electronic access to the NIEHS Comparative Medicine slide sets

Registration will close on Wednesday, May 19, 2021. If you have any questions about registration or need assistance, please contact ceregistration@ncsu.edu.

REGISTER HERE

Cancellation Policy

Full refunds will be granted for notices received in writing by seven days prior to the course. After that time, there will be a 25% cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted after the course has begun.


Details

Date:
May 20, 2021
Time:

8:00 am - 5:15 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Online

Organizer

Office of Continuing Education & Outreach
Phone:
919.513.6259
Email:
ceregistration@ncsu.edu
Website:
https://cvm.ncsu.edu/education/continuing-education/