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Diagnostics for Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians: Hematology, Urinalysis, and Cytology

About the Courses
In these diagnostic courses, Dr. Anne Barger will teach you proper methods for using your in-house laboratory for hematology, urinalysis, and cytology. Each course consists of lectures and laboratories to ensure thorough coverage and hands-on experience with the material presented. The hematology and urinalysis courses will be open to both veterinarians and technicians; cytology will only be open to veterinarians.

Hematology: October 12, 2013
The Hematology program has been cancelled. Please contact our office to be notified of future course offerings
Urine-Nation: November 2, 2013
Cytology: November 9, 2013

About the Speaker
Anne M. Barger, DVM, DACVP, is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After completing her DVM from the University of Illinois (1996), she went on to North Carolina State University for her residency. Dr. Barger has been certified with the American College of Veterinary Pathologists since 2000 and currently sits on their membership committee.

Registration for hematology and urinalysis is open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Registration for cytology is only open to veterinarians. Maximum registration is 40 individuals per session.

The registration fee covers the cost of continental breakfast, lunch, handout materials, and laboratory expenses. Payment must be enclosed to guarantee registration. The prices listed below are per person. The early registration deadline is Sunday, September 29, 2013.


Course On or Before Early Reg. After Early Reg. Deadline
Hematology $250 $325
Urine-Nation $250 $325
Cytology $250 $325
Any 2 Courses $450 (save $50!) $600
All 3 Courses $675 (save $75!) $900

Course fees are payable by check or money order to the University of Illinois by Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express and are due at the time of registration. Early registration is recommended.

Cancellation Policy
Full refunds, less a 10 percent cancellation fee, will be given if written notification is received by the applicable early registration deadline. Written cancellation should be sent to ope@vetmed.illinois.edu or to the same mailing address to which registrations are sent. Registrations are transferable. After the applicable early registration deadline, refunds will not be made. We reserve the right to cancel sessions and to change speakers if necessary. In the event of cancellation, all registrants will receive a full refund. The University is not responsible for travel expenses in the event of a cancellation or date change.

Continuing Education
Attendees can obtain 7 CEUs for attendance at each session. Participants will receive continuing education verification at the end of the session.

Each session will be held at the University of Illinois Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building, which is located at 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL.

Session materials will be available on the day of the session at the Veterinary Medicine Basic Sciences Building, which is located at 2001 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL. Enter through the main entrance.

Parking instructions will be provided upon registration.

Hotel Accommodations
Course attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. The following hotels are near the College of Veterinary Medicine:
Comfort Suites:  217-328-3500
Hawthorn Suites: 217-398-3400
Hilton Garden Inn: 217-352-9970
Homewood Suites: 217-352-9960

Additional accommodations in Champaign County can be found by visiting the Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau website.

Questions and Special Accommodations
Contact the Office of Public Engagement:  217-333-2907 or ope@vetmed.illinois.edu.