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Answering Questions About and For Swine Veterinarians

Answering Questions About and For Swine VeterinariansFocusing On People In this panel presentation, Drs. Baysinger, Connor, Kristensen, and Lowe, address audience questions about leadership, education, regulation, and the future of swine production.

The Future of Education For Veterinarians

How can we make our profession stronger now and in the future?Life Long Learning Dr. Jim Lowe, Lowe Consulting Limited, shares an approach to veterinarian education from "cradle to grave". Dr. Lowe suggests we [swine ecosystem] are not training to deliver what is needed, but there is a better way forward at hand. Dr. Lowe is proposing that the future of veterinary care is building a path of life long learning to have facts that build "to understanding to application to creation, over a lifetime of a career." Building the culture of life long learning is key.

Swine: Moving Forward and Making Changes

Europe and North America Swine RegulationSwine Changes Dr. Peter Kristensen, Director PIC Europe at Genus, shares an update on the swine regulations in the European Union and North America, comparing what the similarities and differences are. He notes the actions that have taken place in sow housing and antibiotic use and what changes North American will need to make.

PEDv leasons For Future History

PEDv - what we did wrong and what we should do in the futureFuture Proofing Against Animal Diseases? Dr. Joe Connor, Carthage Veterinary Service, digs deep into the issues and challenges of porcine epidemic diarrhea virus (PEDv). Dr. Connor tries to address the questions of what the swine world did correct, what went wrong, and what should be done in the future. Dr. Connor closes with several cautionary statements that swine people need to know.

Animal Welfare Today, And Tomorrow?

Pig Welfare - Doing what is right for the pig.Doing what is right for the pig Dr. Angela Baysinger, Health Assurance Veterinarian at PIC, Dr. Baysinger shares background information on who is leading the charge on advancing and improving animal welfare. Dr. Baysinger says "We will do what is right for the Pig! No matter what the challenge!".

Dr. Angela Baysinger - Pig Welfare - Doing what is right for the pig


Pig Welfare - Doing what is right for the pig. Where we are today and a glimpse of the path forward. - Dr. Angela Baysinger, Health Assurance Veterinarian at PIC, from the 2015 Pre-AASV Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, February 27, 2015, Orlando, FL, USA.

Dr. Joe Connor - PEDv - What we did correct, what we did wrong and what we should do in the future


PEDv – What we did correct, what we did wrong and what we should do in the future. Reviewing actions taken in North America and Asia. - Dr. Joe Connor, Carthage Veterinary Service, from the 2015 Pre-AASV Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, February 27, 2015, Orlando, FL, USA.

Dr. Peter Kristensen - Europe and North America - Are we really that different?


Europe and North America – Are we really that different? A comparison of regulatory and legal environments. - Dr. Peter Kristensen, Director PIC Europe at Genus, from the 2015 Pre-AASV Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, February 27, 2015, Orlando, FL, USA.

Dr. Jim Lowe - How can we make our profession stronger now and in the future?


How can we make our profession stronger now and in the future? A look at veterinary training, education and leadership development. - Dr. Jim Lowe, Lowe Consulting Limited, from the 2015 Pre-AASV Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, February 27, 2015, Orlando, FL, USA.

Panel - Swine health presenters take on questions from the audience on health, policy, and future


Swine health presenters take on questions from the audience on health, policy, and future - Panel, from the 2015 Pre-AASV Boehringer Ingelheim Swine Health Seminar, February 27, 2015, Orlando, FL, USA.