June 7-8, 2018
Best Western Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center
8 CE credits
SDVMA Members – $100.00
Others – $145.00
All registrations include Thursday night dinner and Friday noon lunch.
Registration will open the end of April; pre-registration is appreciated.
Thursday, June 7
Trace Minerals Herd Status Monitoring using Percutaneous Liver Biopsy in Cattle
Diagnostic Value of Bovine Liver Biopsy – Dr. Dennis Hermesch
Biopsy Wet Lab – Dr. Steve Ensley, Kansas State University
Limited to first 20 registrants, Sponsored by Multimin USA & MWI Animal Health. Held at Oahe Veterinary Clinic, 603 W Hwy 14/34, Fort Pierre, SD
Registration for 4-Person Team Scramble held at the Hillsview Golf Course, Pierre. Join veterinarians, veterinary technicians and other friends of veterinary medicine to support the SDVMA Scholarship Foundation. With flighting, this outing is geared for all skills levels and there’s lots of great pin prizes.
$125/person (4 people/team)
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Registration (East Lobby)
Recent Graduate Social Hour (veterinarians with 1-7 years of practice) (Lake Francis B)
Social sponsored by exhibitors (Gallery B)
Dinner sponsored by Merial (Gallery B)
Friday, June 8
Registration and Continental Breakfast (East Lobby)
8:05 a.m. – noon
Dermatology (Amphitheater I)
- Dr. Darin Dell, DVM, DACVD, a board certified veterinary dermatologist from Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital in Wheat Ridge, CO.
- Topics: Companion animal dermatology subjects, including allergic dermatitis, ringworm, and antibiotic-resistant skin infections.
1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Track 1 – Hands-on Dermatology Lab (for registered participants)
- Interactive Wet Lab focusing on dermatology diagnostics: accurate ear swabs, cytology, skin scrapings, and fungal cultures – Dr. Darin Dell
Track 1 – Technical Program
Recent Advances in Addressing Diseases of Cattle – Dr. Randy Shirbroun, Newport Laboratories
Trace Minerals Effects on Immune Response – Dr. Dennis Hermesch, Multimin USA
Preconditioning. Is it just for the Feedlot? Dr. Bruce Hoffman, Elanco
Balancing Safety and Efficacy of Vaccine Protocols…Walking the Veterinary Tight Rope – Dr. Brian Dorcey, Zoetis
Updates on Leptospirosis – Dr. Jaime Kline, Boehringer Ingelheim
South Dakota Animal Industry Board Update – Dr. Dustin Oedekoven, State Veterinarian