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American College of Zoological Medicine Exam Preparation and Study Courses
Scheduled for 2018

 

Basic Information

The American College of Zoological Medicine’s Education Committee is proud to sponsor Exam Preparation and Study Courses in conjunction with the various conferences of 2018. As there will be no traditional short course in 2018, these courses offered in association with conferences will be the only training courses offered by the ACZM.

 

Who Should Take these Courses?

Anyone interested in learning more about the American College of Zoological Medicine, those that are interested in seeking Diplomate status, are in the process of preparing for examination, or any individual who is interested in and can benefit from in-depth, up-to-date, literature-based review lectures on zoological medicine.  The exam preparation and study course is administered and instructed by ACZM Diplomates and other specialists.


Overall Course Description (See Detailed Schedules for Each Conference below): 

 

First Section: (Morning) Introduces the attendee to the history and mission of the ACZM, reasons for becoming a Diplomate of the American College of Zoological Medicine, how to become eligible to take the ACZM examination, and provide study and test-taking strategies. A special focus will be given to the Job Task Analysis which represents an important aspect in examination design. Anyone with any interest in becoming board eligible or taking the ACZM examination would be expected to benefit from this section, especially those not familiar with ACZM and the board examination. Furthermore two in depth topics will be taught by experts.

 

Lunch will be provided in addition to coffee breaks, to allow opportunity for networking and sharing experiences/personal study strategies. 

 

Second Section: (Afternoon) Additional lectures intended to cover specific zoological medicine topics in-depth will be provided. These lectures are meant to be a thorough review of the literature and help the attendee prepare their study strategy and organization of the topics. Anyone interested in in-depth reviews of zoological medicine, including most up-to-date published information would be expected to benefit from this section. The teaching will end with a mock essay exam and a discussion of the results. 

 

Detailed schedules of topics and speakers will be available online as soon as they are prepared, as well as registration information. For more information on please contact the Education Committee Chair, Dr Chris Hanley at (314) 646-4522, Hanley@stlzoo.org.

 

American College of Zoological Medicine Exam Preparation and Study Course in Conjunction with the 2018 Wildlife Disease Association and American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians Conference in Saint Augustine, Florida, USA

Saturday August 4th, 2018

 

Basic Information

The American College of Zoological Medicine’s Education Committee is proud to sponsor an exam preparation and study course in conjunction with the Wildlife Disease Association and American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians Conference.

Registration
The registration fee for this course if $250 per person for early registration (through July 4th) or $300 per person for registration July 5th through August 4th. If there are not enough registrants by July 16th, the course may be cancelled and payments returned. Course registration and payment should be done separately from WDA/AAWV registration. Registration and payment for the ACZM Exam Prep and Study Course can be accomplished online at:  

Register Here

 

For more information on regarding this course, please contact Dr Chris Hanley at Hanley@stlzoo.org or Dr Dan Fredholm at Daniel.fredholm@disney.com. 

American College of Zoological Medicine Exam Preparation and Study Course in Conjunction with the 2018 ExoticsCon Conference in Atlanta, GA, USA

September 22nd, 2018

 

Basic Information

The American College of Zoological Medicine’s Education Committee is proud to sponsor an exam preparation and study course in conjunction with ExoticsCon Conference.

 

A detailed schedule of topics and speakers will be online soon, as well as registration at http://aczm.org/. For more information on registration, please contact Dr Chris Hanley at (314) 646-4522, Hanley@stlzoo.org

 

American College of Zoological Medicine Exam Preparation and Study Course in Conjunction with the 2018 Joint European Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians/ American Association of Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarians/ Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research Conference in Prague, Czech Republic

October 7th, 2018

 

Basic Information 

The American College of Zoological Medicine’s Education Committee is proud to sponsor an exam preparation and study course in conjunction with AAZV/EAZV Conference. 

Detailed Schedule (10/7/2018)
8am:      
Introduction to ACZM and ECZM (Eligibility, Credentialing, etc)
945am:  
Avian influenza (Jean-Michel Hatt)
1045am:
Break (15 min)
11am:    
Zoonotic Diseases (Tara Harrison and Olivia Petritz)
12pm:    
Day 1 Mock Exam 
1230pm:
Lunch 
130pm:  
Novel Reptile Fungal Pathogens (Jean A. Pare)
230pm:  
Carnivore Medicine (Maya Kumrow)
330pm:  
Break (15 min)
345pm:  
Day 2 Mock Exam
445pm:  
Wrap up and Evaluation 

Registration
Registration is being handled directly through your conference registration as a workshop. Conference registration opens on June 30th, 2018 and can be found at this link

 
 
 


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