LSU Hosts Veterinary Dermatology Seminar

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine is hosting a veterinary dermatology seminar entitled "A Potpourri of Veterinary Dermatologic Diseases and Therapy" on Sunday, Dec. 2. This seminar is generously sponsored by Vetoquinol USA Inc., Virbac Corporation, D.V.M. Pharmaceuticals (IVX Animal Health), Bayer Animal Health, and Sogeval.

Topics include Flea Control, Staphylococcal Infections, MRSA/MRSI Strains, Allergy Specific Immunotherapy, MDR1 Mutation/Ivermectin Usage, New Drugs in Veterinary Dermatology, Diagnostic Imaging, Feline Skin Diseases, Histiocytosis, Nail Disease, Keratinization, and more.

The instructors are Tina Brown, DVM, MS, dermatology resident, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine; Carol S. Foil, DVM, MS, DACVD, professor emeritus, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, and consultant, Veterinary Information Network; Stephen Lemarie, DVM, MS, DACVD, staff dermatologist, Southeast Veterinary Specialists; Sandra R. Merchant, DVM, DACVD, professor of veterinary dermatology and staff dermatologist, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine; Nathalie Rademacher, Dr.med.vet., DECVDI, assistant professor of radiology and staff radiologist, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine; Tara S. Snook, DVM, assistant clinical professor of dermatology and staff dermatologist, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine; and Deirdre Vaughan DVM, MS, dermatology resident, LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and Southeast Veterinary Specialists.

Eight hours of continuing education credit or 0.8 CEU credits (one hour equals 0.1 CE unit) will be earned for this course. Certification forms will be provided for participants to complete credit hours earned. The registration fee is $125 before November 19 ($150 after November 19). Fee includes seminar materials, break refreshments, and a catered lunch.

For more information or to request a registration form, call 225/578-9900 or visit www.vetmed.lsu.edu/Web_pdfs/2007%20Derm%20Brochure.pdf to download.

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