Davis-Thompson Foundation – Pig Diseases
Tuesday 15th December, 2020 – 7am – 5pm (PST)
We saved a very best for our last full day webinar of the year.
Pig Diseases with four world renowned authorities in the subject.
Schedule (times in PST):
7 – 9am: Comparative pathology of pneumonias in pigs. Joaquim Segales. Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
– Present and discuss the major gross patterns of pneumonia in pigs
– Establishment of the differential diagnostic list of causes of different types of pneumonia
9 – 9:30am: Break
9:30 – 11:30am: Emerging diseases of pigs. Fabio Vannucci. University of Minnesota.
– Identify the major infectious diseases of swine that have emerged in the recent years.
– Explain the strength and potential caveats of the current diagnostic strategies being used to investigate and study emerging disease of swine.
11:30 – 12:30pm: Long break
12:30 – 2:30pm: Diseases of the locomotor system. Michael Rahe. Iowa State University
– Recognize and interpret gross and histologic features of most important and impactful diseases of the locomotor system in swine.
– Understand the pathogenesis behind each process.
2:30 – 3pm: Break
3 – 5pm: Enteric diseases. Eric Burrough. Iowa State University
– Recognize different manifestations of enteric diseases in pigs, correlating with the underlying pathogenesis, and possible overlapping features.
– Feel more confident when analyzing and sampling specimens, as well as properly interpret ancillary test results.
This seminar is preapproved by the ACVP Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Committee for 4 credits
This program has been approved for 8 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
Date(s) - 15/12/2020