WVC courses include hands-on labs for advanced surgical skills.
WVC courses include hands-on labs for advanced surgical skills.

 WVC announced its 2017 continuing education curriculum at its state-of-the-art clinical facility, Oquendo Center in Las Vegas. WVC’s commitment to provide year-round education for veterinary professionals encompasses over 30 hands-on labs, a series of career-building courses designed to meet specific needs, a trilogy of international outreach courses that instruct in Japanese and Korean, and the On The Road series which offers four courses in select cities across the country.

“We were pleased to see almost every one of our courses sell-out in 2016, which is a clear indicator that our content is meeting the needs of the profession,” said David Little, WVC CEO. “The state-of-the-art Oquendo Center provides not only a unique learning experience but also a distinctive teaching environment, allowing us to attract the most sought-after instructors, and raise the bar for CE.”

Hands-on labs offered in early 2017 include:

  • January courses are sold out
  • Feb. 11-12: Advanced Tooth Extractions & Fractured Tips March 26-28:
  • Advanced Spinal Surgery I
  • April 8-9: Fracture Repair in Toy Breed Dogs & Cats
  • May 18-21: Flexible & Rigid Endoscopy
  • June 2-3: Core Surgery Procedures for the Small Animal General Practitioner

WVC’s Speaker Enhancement Series titled, “How to Engage an Audience Rather Than Give a Talk” begins its third year March 4-6, 2017. Professionals will hone their lecture construction and presentation skills over an intensive three-days, building skills and confidence. Now open for registration, this popular event sold out last year and space is limited.

The Veterinary Technician Symposium, which sold out years one and two, commences its third year June 26-28, 2017 and will focus on three practice areas: dentistry, emergency/critical care and ultrasound, and is expected to sell out quickly while the Women’s Veterinary Summit will return July 17-18, 2017, speakers and topics to be announced. Registration for these two events opens January 2017.

For a full list of 2017 courses, visit wvc.org/ce.

About WVC

WVC has an 88-year history of providing practical, high-quality continuing education to veterinary professionals. Based in Las Vegas and operating as a 501(c)3 non-profit, WVC provides year-round continuing education including career building and hands-on learning at its nearly 70,000-square foot state-of-the-art Oquendo Center; a lecturebased learning program ‘On the Road’ in cities across the U.S.; and, the WVC Annual Conference, a five-day event held in Las Vegas, attracting veterinary professionals from every state and more than 40 countries. For more information visit wvc.org.