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.
*UF Veterinary Students need to also register and receive a registration code with Ms. Dot McCloskey at: email@example.com
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 30, 2012. A 50 percent processing fee will be deducted. No refunds will be honored for cancellations after April 30, 2012.
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.
Before clicking on the Register Now! link below, we recommend that you have payment information on-hand: credit card, check number or purchase order number, if your institution requires an invoice.
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.
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.
In 1972, a group of dedicated volunteers decided it was time to establish a permanent marine biology learning center in our area. The Sea-Orama, a mounted fish exhibit at Clearwater Marina, had been in storage for several years. Hoping for a larger exhibit, perhaps with live animals to observe, we were incorporated as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization under the name Clearwater Marine Science Center (CMSC). In 1978, the city of Clearwater agreed to donate our current facility, an abandoned water treatment plant, to CMSC.
The first exhibit room, featuring fish from the original Sea-Orama, was opened to the public in 1981. Over the next few years, thanks to individual and corporate donations and immense volunteer efforts, CMSC continued to grow. In the 1990's, as renovations continued to provide more public area and education programs, our name was changed to Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) to reflect the increasing level of community interaction. Today, Clearwater Marine Aquarium is an internationally respected center for animal care, public education and marine research.
Field tours that provide a working knowledge of husbandry are considered integral for any individual working in aquatic animal medicine. This course includes a hands-on training at a manatee facility in Homosassa Springs. Transportation will be provided to all field tour sites.
Arrive: Saturday, June 2, 2012
Depart: Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Inn Gainesville I-75
The Residence Inn Gainesville is located off I-75 and just 4 miles from the UF College of Veterinary Medicine. This brand new property offers many amenities: complimentary hot breakfast and Manager's Reception (Monday-Friday), daily housekeeping, on-site laundry, valet dry cleaning, and complimentary high-speed Internet access and free local calling in each guest room.
Residence Inn is offering participants of SeaVet Clinical Training a special guest room rate
of $124.00 per night plus tax (currently
11.75%) for a two-bedroom suite. Check-in is available at 4:00pm
and checkout time is 12:00(Noon). Each two-bedroom suite has two bedrooms
each with its own bathroom. There is a fully equipped kitchen with coffee maker, microwave and
refrigerator and sofa
bed. For participants who do not want to share a room, studio suites are available for $104.00 per night plus tax.
To make reservations, contact the Residence Inn Gainesville at 1-352-264-0000
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