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Food Animal Value Pack (6 CE) - FC 2021 is a Course

Food Animal Value Pack (6 CE) - FC 2021

Started Jan 1, 2022
6 credits

$150 Enroll

Full course description

2021 Fall Conference Recordings of the following presentations:

  • Herd Health: Much More than Vaccinations with Dr. Christine Navarre
  • Internal Parasites in Beef Cattle: Finding Practical Solutions with Dr. Christine Navarre
  • Let's Talk About Cases! with Dr. Melanie Boileau
  • Application of Dairy Research for the Beef Cow with Dean Carlos Risco
  • Hypocalcemia: It's Not Just Milk Fever with Dean Carlos Risco

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Continuing Education Credits

This course has been approved as CE by the Oklahoma Veterinary Board. To see if this course is acceptable as CE in other states, please visit the state's specific guidelines. Many states accept CE from AVMA accredited veterinary schools. OSU CVM is an AVMA accredited veterinary school.

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Time Requirements 

  • 6 hours total.
  • This course consists of 5 modules which can be completed at your own pace.  
  • This course must be fully completed during the license renewal period in order to be accepted as continuing education. Courses started in one license renewal period and later finished in the following license renewal period are only accepted in the latter renewal period once fully complete.

Completing the Course 

  • To complete the course, you must access all pages and earn 80% on the Assessments.
  • Once you have completed the course, you can print a certificate of completion.

This class was developed from a recording from Fall Conference. If you attended the session at Fall Conference or via webinar, do not register for this course. Do not duplicate!

Subject Areas:

In "Herd Health: Much More than Vaccinations," students will:

  • Understand how nutrition plays a role in herd health.
  • Understand the role of stress in herd health.
  • Review the key components of a biosecurity plan.
  • Review the concept of fetal programming and it's role in herd health.
  • Understand the genetics of herd health.

In "Internal Parasites in Beef Cattle: Finding Practical Solutions," students will:

  • Understand basic cattle nematode biology
  • Understand how nematodes in the animal and environment are linked
  • Understand the concept of refugia
  • Review diagnostic techniques and plans
  • Review the basics of refugia based on parasite control programs

In "Let's Talk About Cases!" students will:

  • Explain how to work up cattle presented with assymmetrical or multifocal cranial nerve deficits.
  • Demonstrate how the Madigan foal squeeze method can be adapted to premature newborn calves.
  • Recognize the clinical signs and diagnostic test results associated with an intussusception or gastrocnemius rupture.
  • Explain how to work up, manage and provide a prognosis for downer cattle with crush syndrome.
  • Differentiate between camelids suffering from tooth root abscess and actinomycosis.

In "Application of Dairy Research for the Beef Cow," students will:

  • Learn about the bovine estrous cycle and physiologic response to estrous synchronization protocols.
  • Discuss the advantages of artificial insemination when compared to natural service for dairy and beef cow herds.
  • Apply dairy cattle breeding research involving timed artificial insemination to beef cows.
  • Consider the application of timed artificial insemination in beef cow herds.
  • Debate the economic advantages of incorporating timed artificial insemination into beef herds.

In "Hypocalcemia: It's Not Just Milk Fever," students will:

  • Understand differences between prevalence and hypocalcemia in primiparous and multiparous cows.
  • Predict probability of metritis and other illness relative to blood calcium concentration.
  • Select from methods of managing hypocalcemia.

Refund Policy: 

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Refunds may be subject to an administrative fee.

Courses that reflect course completion are generally non-refundable.  

Course Notice: Non-credit courses and Continuing Education Units (CEs or CEUs) do not post to the Oklahoma State official transcript and do not count towards an academic record. CE students do not receive a University ID card and will not be granted access to University facilities such as recreation, transportation, and campus events.

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