NEDPMS is an Approved Provider of Continuing Education for Licensed Veterinary Professionals


2019 Symposium RACE Approved

This just in - Our 2019 Symposium has been approved by the AAVSB’s Registry of Approved Continuing Education for 14.5 CE Credit Hours.


Planning for the 2019 Symposium

New this year, we will be holding our planning meeting before the AABP Annual Conference.  

  1. Since we will NOT be holding a planning meeting in Phoenix on Friday morning during the conference, you will be free to do something else and not be late for morning sessions.
  2. But wait, what if you have ideas to share for next year's symposium? Send them to us at [email protected] before our planning meeting on Sep 5th.

2018 Symposium Proceedings

Below are individually linked files for each of the speakers' presentations.


Finance & practice management workshop

Finance And Practice Management Workshop: Economic Overview
Michael R. Dicks, PhD  - Mike Dicks

Practice Profitability: On the Trail To Success -- Stith Keiser

Evidence Based Practice Management -- Melissa Maddux

How I've used this approach to grow my practice (Slides -- Paper)
     - Dr. Arn Anderson

Producing quality milk: Avoiding the pitfalls & embracing technologies 
     - Dr. Brandon Treichler

Avoiding residues in cattle
     - Dr. Geoff Smith

Genomic selection for improved feed efficiency – prospects, challenges, and impact
     - Dr. Kent Weigel

Managing cows to improve feed efficiency and sustainability
     - Dr. Mike Vandehaar

Shark Tank
     - Stith Keiser

Common myths in treating calf diarrhea
     - Dr. Geoff Smith

Designing calving areas that support natural behavior 
     - Dr. Peter Krawczel

How searching for the perfect monitor let me back to the farm
     - Dr. Mike Kristula

Assessing dairy health opportunities: Bulk tank and bedding pathogens
     - Dr. Paula Ospina