SeaVet Clinical Training is an intensive nine day course designed to teach veterinary medical students and veterinarians through didactic lecture, case-based problem-solving and practical experience.
The program also features an educational and interactive hands-on training.
This is a three credit professional class through the University of Florida. Academic credit will only be granted to UF veterinary students.
Continuing education credits may be earned by veterinarians. This course has a maximum of 25 allowed by the state of Florida. If requested, a form will be provided at start of the course to keep track of your hours. If you are not in Florida, your state has the right to refuse the credits. However, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine is accredited with NAVC and out-of-state veterinarians have not be denied credits after attending past SeaVet courses.
IMPORTANT NOTICE: This course is being offered exclusively for Veterinary Students and Licensed Veterinarians. Registrations will not be accepted otherwise.
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This course is being offered exclusively for Veterinary Students and Licensed Veterinarians.Registrations will not be accepted otherwise. If you register online and it is later determined you do not fulfill this requirement, your money will be refunded minus the registration processing fee. The training is limited to 25 registrants.
This is a 3 credit graduate and professional class through the University of Florida. Academic credit may only be granted to UF veterinary students*. Continuing education credit will be offered to veterinarians.
What does the Registration Fee
It provides each
participant the educational program,
interaction program, six lunches, daily refreshment breaks, transportation to/from field trip sites and
the recommended hotel, and course materials.
NOTE: UF Veterinary Students need to also register and receive a registration
Refund Policy:Requests for registration refunds will be honored if written notice of cancellation is received by the Office of Conferences and Institutes on or before April 21, 2014. A 50 percent processing fee will be deducted. No refunds will be honored for cancellations after April 21, 2014.
Special Needs: Special needs (such as visual, hearing or walking impairments) of registered attendees can be reasonably accommodated if they contact Heather Maness at the UF College of Veterinary Medicine at least 10 working days prior to the training. We can be reached by phone at 1-352-294-4198, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If calling from within the State of Florida, the office can be reached through a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) at 1-800-955-8771.
The College of Veterinary Medicine at UF is part of both the Health Science Center, which encompasses six colleges, and the University’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS). It is Florida’s only veterinary college, offering comprehensive service to the public through a four-fold mission – teaching, research, extension and patient care. Areas of strength at the college include: comparative medicine, food animal medicine, laboratory animal medicine, aquatic medicine, environmental medicine, large animal medicine and surgery and small animal medicine and surgery.
ST. AUGUSTINE, FL
Marineland of Florida
Marineland was the world’s first oceanarium; conceived as a project to provide a window to the ocean. Today it continues to serve as a link between the public and the marine world, promoting awareness of our fragile marine and coastal environments and inspiring a commitment to protection of these precious resources. Marineland's Dolphin Conservation Center opened in 2006 to educate and entertain guests through interactive dolphin encounters. The dolphins reside in a 1.3 million gallon habitat. It is located across the road from The Whitney Lab.
We will travel to the manatee rehabilitation area and view the current patients being treated at the hospital. You will experience manatee handling, monitoring, morphometric and diagnostics. We will also discuss current manatee rescue, rehabilitation and pathology issues
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo features 56 acres of lush, natural habitats comprising seven main offers outdoor exhibits for more than 1,500 animals including the habitats from a Native Florida that includes the manatee hospital. Other exhibits areas: Asian Domain, Primate World, Manatee and Aquatic Center, Florida Wildlife Center, Free-Flight Aviary, Wallaroo Station children's zoo, and the new Safari Africa.
An optional kayaking ecotour and city tour will be available taking place on Sunday, June 22nd. The $45 dollar cost includes a 2.5 hour guided kayak tour with Ripple Effects EcoTour and transportation to the historical city of St. Augustine.
Ripple Effect guides offer over 15 years of paddling experience way off the beaten path. This 2.5 hour guided kayaking trip will give you unique access to the southern boundary of the Guana Tolomato Matanzas National Estuarine Research Reserve. This is the perfect central location to explore the Jordon and Mellon Island Sites that are part of Faver-Dykes State Park, The Princess Place Preserve, and the Pellicer Creek Aquatic Preserve. This biologically rich area has been described as "the cornerstone behind the nomination of the Matanzas River as the 25th National Estuarine Research Reserve of the United States". This is where the Matanzas Inlet, one of the only natural inlets on the east coast of Florida, collides with one of the most pristine, undeveloped streams in Florida, The Pellicer Creek. This is a comprehensive ecological and cultural kayak tour in this beautiful coastal system.
About the Kayak Tour
St. Augustine Tour
This was a city founded by -- and fought over by -- European explorers who couldn't claim this coast fast enough for their country. The city faced fire, pirates, skirmishes and storms but the hardy residents never gave up.
Landmarks such as Castillo de San Marcos National Monument and the Mission of Nombre de Dios stand as a testament to the resilience of the inhabitants. The Castillo de San Marcos National Monument, for example, has survived 300 years of enemy shelling and storms. The fortress that once belonged to the Spanish empire was built of coquina, a virtually indestructible limestone comprised of broken seashells and corals. Take note of the elaborate double drawbridge entrance suspended above what is now a dry moat spanning an impressive 40 feet.
Another well-preserved Spanish stronghold is Fort Matanzas. Here soldiers constructed a fort in 1740-1742 to ward off British encroachments on St. Augustine. Fort Matanzas National Monument, created in 1924, consists of the Spanish fort along with acres of salt marsh and barrier islands along the Matanzas River.
Flagler College and Casa Monica Hotel demonstrate the St. Augustine's more flamboyant side.
Arrive: Sunday, June 15, 2014
Depart: Friday, June 27, 2014
TheHampton Inn hotel in Gainesville, FL is conveniently located off I-75 at Archer Road and just 3 miles from the UF College of Veterinary Medicine. This property offers many amenities including a free hot breakfast, free high-speed internet access in every room, a gym/fitness center and heated outdoor swimming pool.
The Hampton Inn Gainesville is offering participants of SeaVet Clinical Training special guest room rates:
Please Note: These discounted rates are not commissionable to travel agents.
To make reservations:
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