Core Module 5: Dairy Cow Comfort, Hoof Health & Facilities
"Core 5" Module Description:
Join us for another great CE experience! Limited spaces are available for enthusiastic vets to participate in the next DPM module scheduled for March 16-18, 2017 at Penn State University. Through didactic and hands-on learning opportunities, this module will help participants develop and implement holistic hoof health programs, assess cow comfort and evaluate facilities. Experiential learning activities will include preventative and therapeutic hoof trimming, a visit to the DPM “case farm”, and evaluation of relevant farm data. A visit to a local winery is planned for Friday evening.*
The 2.5-day program will provide 18 hours of veterinary continuing education credits.
*Regrettably, the winery visit does not qualify for CE. :-)
Previous DPM alums are offered a reduced registration fee for the program. Please see http://vbs.psu.edu/extension/dpm for additional details.
Questions pertaining to registration for the module can be directed to Louise Byler (firstname.lastname@example.org or 814-863-2160).
For more information regarding the content of the module, please contact Ernest Hovingh (eph1@p).
Faculty, Core 5 Module (Dairy Cow Comfort, Hoof Health & Facilities):
- Dörte Döpfer, MSc, PhD, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Wisconsin
- Ernest Hovingh, DVM, PhD, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Penn State
- Dan McFarland, MS, Agricultural Engineer, Extension Educator York County, Penn State
- John Tyson, MS, Agricultural Engineer, Extension Educator Mifflin County, Penn State
- Robert Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD, Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, Penn State
- Steve Wolfgang, Dairy Representative, Mid-Atlantic, Zinpro Corporation