The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) has accepted Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council’s (DCRC) submission for continuing education (CE) credits. Veterinarians can earn up to 14 Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) CEs for attending the DCRC Annual Meeting, Nov. 13-14, in Pittsburgh.
This RACE approval is for the categories of: Medical and Non-Medical, using the delivery method of seminar/lecture. The DCRC Annual Meeting approval is valid in jurisdictions that recognize AAVSB RACE. Participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements.
Furthermore, the American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS) approved up to 12 CEs for the DCRC Annual Meeting. ARPAS provides certification of animal scientists through examination, continuing education and commitment to a code of ethics
To encourage veterinarian and dairy producer attendance to the Pittsburgh meeting, DCRC provides up to ten $200 travel stipends, on a first-come, first-served basis. If interested in one of the travel stipends, contact JoDee Sattler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to the DCRC Annual Meeting plenary and breakout sessions, registrants may attend the preconference symposium, which will address Applications of Human Chorionic Gonadotropin for Dairy Cattle Reproduction, and Essential Fatty Acid Impact on Repro and Health. The preconference symposium provides additional instructional time for meeting attendees at no extra charge. Arm & Hammer and Merck provided financial support for the preconference symposium.
To view the meeting agenda or to register, go to: http://www.dcrcouncil.org/meetings. Online registration ends Oct. 31. After that date, attendees must register on site.
The Dairy Cattle Reproduction Council is focused on bringing together all sectors of the dairy industry – producers, consultants, academia and allied industry professionals – for improved reproductive performance. DCRC provides an unprecedented opportunity for all groups to work together to take dairy cattle reproduction to the next level.