Dairy Production Medicine Certificate Program
Continuing Education for Dairy Practitioners in the 21st Century
The program consists of ten 3-day intensive workshops which include a wide variety of hands-on farm problem solving, dairy practice innovations, as well as the latest in dairy production analysis. Program organization and instruction is provided jointly by Penn State and the University of Pennsylvania, along with the addition of guest lecturers.
The DPM Program offers continuing education credits for each module. The amount of credits awarded is determined based on the amount of instructional and hands-on hours involved, and generally ranges from 15-20 per module.
DPM VII Starting May 2015
The seventh DPM module will include a wide variety of hands-on farm solving, dairy practice innovations, as well as the latest in dairy production analysis. Veterinarians will gain skills and knowledge that not only will enable them to increase the health and productivity of their clients' herds but increase the value of their consulting services as well. Practitioners are encouraged to enroll in the entire course, but individual modules can be attended. DPM modules will be held at the Ramada Conference Center in State College.
The structure of DPM will include seven core modules plus three optional modules in specialty areas. Previous DPM participants are welcome to attend modules of their choice.
Registration is now open.
For more information or to register, please contact:
Ms. Louise Byler
Penn State University
Animal Diagnostic Lab
University Park, PA 16802
DPM Resources for past participants
If you were involved in the most recent DPM from 2010 to 2012 and need access to the online resources, visit the private DPM site and use your Friends of Penn State account to sign in. The site can be found at: https://agsci.psu.edu/private/vbs/dpm
The Dairy Production Medicine Certificate Program was established as an answer to two surveys of food animal veterinarians that were conducted 1988 and 1989.
Graduates of the Dairy Production Medicine Certificate Program.
For more information regarding the Dairy Production Medicine Certificate Program, please contact: