WSU receives accreditation for veterinary simulation program
May 6, 2019Washington State University (WSU) College of Veterinary Medicine’s (CVM’s) veterinary-only simulation program is the first to be accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH). The simulation-based education program offers hands-on simulated training, from administering anesthesia to performing surgery to client interaction. “We are delighted to see simulation-based education being practiced in veterinary medicine at WSU in an effort to improve the quality of care delivered to the patients we often consider family, our …
Cornell to offer new veterinary business program
April 5, 2019Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine has launched a new interdisciplinary program called the Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship (CVBE) to grow research, training, and outreach in veterinary business. “I’m thrilled to announce the launch of the Center for Veterinary Business and Entrepreneurship in collaboration with the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business,” says Lorin D. Warnick, DVM, PhD, the Austin O. Hooey dean of veterinary medicine. “The center is the culmination of extensive …
FDA finds potential link between diet and canine DCM
February 20, 2019According to reports investigated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM), a large proportion of diets in canine DCM cases—both grain-free and grain-containing—include peas and/or lentils in various forms as a main ingredient.