MARCH 29 – 31   •   Pine Mountain, GA   •   23 HOURS OF CE OFFERED

Program for Friday, March 29th

General Session: Farmers and Veterinarians – Partners in Stewardship

Breakfast

7:00 – 7:45 am

Welcome & Opening Notes

7:45 – 8:00 am

Lisa K. Nolan, DVM, PhD
University of Georgia’s College of Veterinary Medicine / Athens, GA

Lost Opportunities in Cattle Production

8:00 – 9:40 am  |  2 CE Hours

Francis L. Fluharty, MS, PhD
University of Georgia / Athens, GA

A Stewardship Approach to Cattle Health

9:50 – 11:30 am  |  2 CE Hours

Gerald Stokka, DVM, MS
North Dakota State University / Fargo, ND

Cattle health programs must be focused on all management areas that impact health including Genetic selection, Nutrition, Environment and Bio-security. Evidence for pursuing this stewardship approach will be presented.

Proudly Sponsored by the Georgia Farm Bureau.

Lunch (provided)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Getting the Most Value from a Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship

12:20 – 1:10 pm  |  1 CE Hour

W. Mark Hilton, DVM, PAS, DABVP
Elanco Animal Health / West Lafayette, IN

Proudly Sponsored by the Georgia Farm Bureau.

Stress Management/Wellness

1:10 – 2:00 pm  |  1 CE Hour

Morgan McArthur, DVM

RDD: Good Stewardship or Bad Medicine?

2:00 – 2:50 pm  |  1 CE Hour

Bradley Dale Heins, DVM, MFAM
The University of Georgia / Athens, GA

Facing Today’s Challenges

3:50 – 4:45 pm  |  2 CE Hours

Morgan McArthur, DVM

Tall Tails & other Fables and Foibles from the Field
Social Hour + Hors d’Oeuvres

4:45 – 6:00 pm

Bring your friends, family and your best stories from crazy cases you’ve had over the years. Have a good laugh and relax – There will be prizes!

Program for Saturday, March 30th

Student/Recent Graduate Interactive Session

8:00 – 9:40 am  |  2 CE Hours

W. Mark Hilton, DVM, PAS, DABVP
Elanco Animal Health / West Lafayette, IN

Morgan McArthur, DVM

Practice Management: Serving Your Clients’ Needs While Managing A Successful Practice

8:00 – 9:40 am  |  2 CE Hours

Dick Lewis, BA, MBA
American Association of Bovine Practitioners / Orono, MN

David C. Welch, VMD, MBA
White Oak Consulting / Berlin, PA

Introduction to Management Financials – Differentiate “accounting financials” from “management financials” and introduce a tool to make fact-based analysis and decisions based on that analysis

Value Proposition – Introduction to a strategic planning tool that can be used to assess the needs of your clients and prioritize new services to offer

Practice Management: Serving Your Clients’ Needs While Managing A Successful Practice, Cont.

9:50 – 10:40 am  |  1 CE Hour

Dick Lewis, BA, MBA
American Association of Bovine Practitioners / Orono, MN

David C. Welch, VMD, MBA
White Oak Consulting / Berlin, PA

Budgeting for Change – Assessing the costs and rewards of adding new services

Management Accounting and Enterprise Analysis – Further introduction to these decision making tools, and how they can be used to assess the impact of product/service changes, including a discussion of mixed animal practice application.

Toxicology

10:40 – 11:30 am  |  1 CE Hour

Steve Ensley, DVM, MS, PhD
Kansas State University / Manhattan, KS

Lunch (provided)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Toxicology

12:20 – 1:10 pm  |  1 CE Hour

Steve Ensley, DVM, MS, PhD
Kansas State University / Manhattan, KS

Forage Management Considerations for Animal Health

1:10 – 2:50 pm  |  2 CE Hours

Dennis Hancock, PhD
The University of Georgia / Athens, GA

RDD Technologies

3:00 – 3:50 pm  |  1 CE Hour

Dr. Kyle Rozell
Pneu-Dart / Park Hill, OK

Pneu-Dart Demonstration on the Lawn

3:50 – 5:00 pm

Proudly sponsored by Pneu-Dart, Inc.

Program for Sunday, March 31st

Breakfast

7:00 – 8:00 am

Vaccination Protecting Pregnancy BVD

8:00 – 9:40 am  | 2 CE Hours

Paul Walz, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVIM
Company / City, ST

Georgia Regulatory Issues

9:50 – 10:40 am  |  1 CE Hour (LEAP APPROVED)

Robert Cobb, DVM
The Georgia Department of Agriculture / Atlanta, GA

Proudly Sponsored by the Georgia Department of Agriculture.

Practice Act Update

10:40 – 11:30 am  |  1 CE Hour (LEAP APPROVED)

Don Riddick, Esq.
TSYS / Columbus, GA

Lunch (provided)

11:30 am – 12:20 pm

Parasitology

12:20 – 2:00 pm  |  2 CE Hours

Ray M. Kaplan, BS, DVM, PhD, DEVPC, DACVM
The University of Georgia / Athens, GA

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