News/Updates

Check back on this page for important announcements and short course attendance updates.  If you have any questions, please contact Kristy Mach at kristy@nmconline.org.


SHORT COURSES UPDATE (as of 1/11/18):

Dairy Farm Tour – added a bus, 7 spots remaining

Short course 1 – SOLD OUT

Short course 2 – 4 spots left

Short course 3 – space available

Short course 4 – SOLD OUT

Short course 5 – 3 spots left

Short course 6 – space available

Short course 7 – SOLD OUT

Short course 8 – SOLD OUT

Short course 9 – space available

Short course 10 – space available

Short course 11 – 8 spots left

Short course 12 –  4 spots left

Short course 13 – space available

If a course or tour is sold out and you’d like to be placed on the waiting list, please contact Kristy Mach at kristy@nmconline.org. 


SHORT COURSES UPDATE (as of 1/4/18):

Dairy Farm Tour – SOLD OUT

Short course 1 – SOLD OUT

Short course 2 – 5 spots left

Short course 3 – 12 spots left

Short course 4 – SOLD OUT

Short course 5 – 8 spots left

Short course 6 – space available

Short course 7 – 1 spots left

Short course 8 – 7 spots left

Short course 9 – space available

Short course 10 – space available

Short course 11 – space available

Short course 12 –  4 spots left

Short course 13 – space available

If a course or tour is sold out and you’d like to be placed on the waiting list, please contact Kristy Mach at kristy@nmconline.org. 


SHORT COURSES UPDATE (as of 12/22/17):

Dairy Farm Tour – SOLD OUT

Short course 1 – SOLD OUT

Short course 2 – 10 spots left

Short course 3 – 13 spots left

Short course 4 – 7 spots left

Short course 5 – 12 spots left

Short course 6 – space available

Short course 7 – 5 spots left

Short course 8 – space available

Short course 9 – space available

Short course 10 – space available

Short course 11 – space available

Short course 12 –  8 spots left

Short course 13 – space available

If a course or tour is sold out and you’d like to be placed on the waiting list, please contact Kristy Mach at kristy@nmconline.org. 


 

RACE Program Approval – National Mastitis Council 57th Annual Meeting

The American Association of Veterinary State Boards RACE committee has reviewed and approved the program referenced above as meeting the Standards adopted by the AAVSB.

“This program 1107-31478 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 54.00 CE Credits (22.00 max) being available to any one veterinarian: and/or 0.00 Veterinary Technician CE Credits (0.00 max). This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of:
Category One: Scientific
Category Two: Non-Scientific-Clinical
Category Three: Non-Scientific-Practice Management/Professional Development using the delivery method of Seminar/LectureLab/Wet Lab. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements. RACE does not “accredit” or “endorse” or “certify” any program or person, nor does RACE approval validate the content of the program.”

This program will be included under your approved provider listing on AAVSB’s Website (www.aavsb.org). This program may be repeated within the two (2) year Program Approval Period at different locations and/or on different dates, with advance notice to AAVSB. Variations in program content or method of delivery are NOT the same program, and must be submitted as new programs.
Please contact the AAVSB RACE program at race@aavsb.org or 877-698-8482 should you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession, or if you have questions regarding this notification.


American Registry for Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS)

For the 57th National Mastitis Council General Sessions/Featured Symposium, the following CEUs have been approved:

Thursday, February 1, and Friday, February 2

0.50 – The Five-point Mastitis Control Plan – A Revisory Tutorial!

0.50 – Five Points to Revise the Five-Point Plan

0.50 – Dairy Customers and Consumers are Asking ‘What?!?’ About Udder Health?

1.00 – The Impact of Genetic Selection for Mastitis Resistance on Milk Quality

0.50 – The Zoetis Mastitis Susceptibility Monitoring Program: An Ongoing Commitment to Antimicrobial Safety and Efficacy

0.25 – The History of the National Dairy Quality Awards Program and Its Impact on Milk Quality

0.25 – Practices that Enhance Udder Health – The Little Things that Make a Big Difference

0.25 – Processor’s Role in Milk Quality

1.00 – National Dairy Quality Award Dairy Producer Panel: Attention to Detail – the Little Things that Matter

0.50 – Make the Cows the Consultants with ‘Good’ Clinical Mastitis Recording and Analysis

0.50 – Lessons Learned About Milking Time Hygiene in Milking Robots

0.50 – Culling Cows with Contagious Mastitis: An Economic Perspective

0.50 – Machine Milking and Mastitis Risk: Looking Ahead, With the Benefit of Hindsight

0.50 – Selective Dry Cow Therapy: What are the Possibilities for North America?

0.50 – Selective Dry Cow Therapy… Are we ready for this?

0.50 – Forced to Selective Dry Cow Treatment by Legislation: Blessing or Curse?

0.50 – Managing and Implementing Dry-off Decisions in Large, Seasonal Calving Herds

 

 

For the 57th National Mastitis Council Short Courses, the following CEUs have been approved:

 

Wednesday, January 31, and Friday, February 2

6.50 – Behold the Powers of Observation: Expanding Your Milk Quality Toolbox with ‘Boots on the Ground’ Observational Skills

4.00 – NMC Procedures for Evaluating Vacuum Levels and Air Flow I

4.00 – NMC Analyzing Individual Cow and Herd SCC Data Using DHIA and PCDART Tools to Determine Udder Health Levels

3.00 – Managing Large Dairy Herds: The Consultant’s Role

3.00 – Fun with Math: Economic Decision Support for Mastitis Management

3.00 – Food Armor: Judicious Antibiotic Use, it’s Easier than You Think

3.00 – NMC Procedures for Evaluating Vacuum Levels and Air Flow II

3.00 – Teat Condition: Identifying a Problem by Examining the Symptoms

3.00 – Why Heat Stress is Still Such a Hot Topic

3.00 – Milk Bugs Like It Raw: Basic Milk Bacteriology for Professionals

3.00 – What Do You Need to Know About Tracking Milk Quality from a DairyComp Record System?

3.00 – Engaged Employees: The Connection between Protocols and Performances

3.00 – Building Your Dairy Advocacy Skills, Step by Step