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
Detailed Schedule and Registration
The American College of Zoological Medicine’s Education Committee will sponsor an exam preparation and study course in conjunction with the Wildlife Disease Association and American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians Conference. As there will be no traditional short course in 2018, these courses offered in association with a conference will be the only training courses offered by the ACZM. The Course will be held on Saturday, August 4th.
Who Should Take this Course?
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.
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. These lectures are meant to be a thorough review of the literature and help the attendee prepare his/her 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.
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.