All continuing education sessions will be held in the Baytowne Conference Center adjacent the Grand Sandestin Hotel.

Thursday – June 2, 2022


7:00 – 7:50 am

Becoming the Critter Fixers: Why Mentorship Matters

Hematology & Serology

9:20 – 11:00 am

Pale & Interesting? Hematology Emergency Cases

11:20 am – 1:00 pm

Immune Mediated Hematology Disorders – The New & The Old!

Radiology & Digital Photography

9:20 – 11:00 am

Thoracic Radiography in Animals with Trouble Breathing

11:20 am – 1:00 pm

Imaging of the Vomiting Animal


9:20 – 11:00 am

Neuro Update: Brain & Spinal Cord Disorders

11:20 am – 1:00 pm

Neuro Update: Neuromuscular & Movement Disorders

Small Ruminants

by Cynthia Wolf, DVM

9:20 – 11:00 am

Part I: Control of Common Sheep & Goat Diseases
Part II: Field Suitable Sedation & Anesthesia for Common Small Ruminant Procedures

11:20 am – 1:00 pm

Part I: Neonatal Mortality of Lambs & Kids: Causes and Steps for Mitigation
Part II: Basic Veterinary Care of the ‘Pet’ Sheep or Goat


by Mel Stephens, DVM

9:20 – 11:00 am

Module 6: Exotic Avian Diseases

Module 7: FAD Detection in Category 1 Animals

11:20 am – 1:00 pm

Module 9: Interstate / International Health Certificates for Category 1 Animals
Module 30: The Role of Veterinarians in Honeybee Health


8:00 – 8:30 am

The John A. Smith Clinical Poultry Medicine Lecture

by Dr. Travis Cigainero, Poultry Veterinary Services Manager, Ceva Animal Health

8:30 – 9:00 am

Genotyping of Fowl Aviadenoviruses detected in Southern United States

by Dr. Alejandro Banda, Clinical Professor, Veterinary Research & Diagnostic Laboratory, Mississippi State University

9:30 – 10:30 am

Roosters That Walk Like Penguins

Part I: Case Presentation – Dr. Robin Gilbert
Part II: Histopathological Findings – Dr. Fred Hoerr
Part III: Primary Breeder Survey Findings – Dr. Rodrigo Espinosa

10:30 – 10:45 am

Birds, Blood ‘n Biochem

by Dr. Jenny Nicholds, Clinical Associate Professor and Director PDRC Diagnostic Lab, PDRC, UGA

10:45 – 11:00 am

Comparison of multiple broiler breeder IBV vaccination programs using RT-PCR and ELISA

by Dr. Maggie Thompson, MAM Candidate, PDRC, UGA

11:00 – 11:15 am

Hoof Beats: Horses, Zebras or Both?

by Dr. Eric Heskett, Corporate Veterinarian, Case Foods, Inc.

11:15 – 11:30 am

NPIP Updates

by Dr. Elena Behnke, Senior Coordinator, NPIP, USDA

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Broilers, Bacteria and Beaches in 2022

by Dr. Scott Gustin, Managing Director, Vet Services, Tyson Foods

We are awaiting the final details of this event. Please check back soon.