North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association to Host Mini Education Destination at Kiawah Island

NCVMA Education Destination Serves as Seven Hours of Continuing Education Credit at Resort

Raleigh, NC, August 02, 2012 --( The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association ( has announced that it will host the NCVMA Mini Education Destination Friday, Sept. 7 through Sunday, Sept. 9 at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort, located at One Sanctuary Beach Dr. in Kiawah Island, SC. The NCVMA Mini Education Destination will cover an array of topics including the most commonly asked questions in medical emergencies, case-based approaches, disease diagnosis, best practices for prescribing and obtaining compounds, drug interactions, caring for senior animals and more. The weekend event will provide attendees with seven hours of continuing education credit.

“It is incredibly important that veterinarians continue their education while they are actively practicing veterinary medicine,” said Claire Holley, executive director for NCVMA. “The upcoming conference in Kiawah will be a great opportunity for veterinarians to learn about everything from caring for aging pets to best practices for prescribing and obtaining compounds.”

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- Seminar sponsors include Idexx Laboratories and Butler Schein Animal Health.

- The Kiawah Island Resort offers five world-renowned golf courses, exclusive guest benefits, pool services, complimentary transportation, spa treatments, fine dining at resort-owned restaurants, and numerous cashless privileges. For more information, visit

- For more information about the NCVMA Mini Education Destination or to register, visit

About The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association:
The North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association (NCVMA) is a professional organization of veterinarians dedicated to compassionate animal care and quality medicine. The NCVMA promotes integrity and excellence in veterinary medicine, provides the highest quality continuing education programs and conferences, supports its members through public relations and marketing efforts to the public and governing officials, lobbies on behalf of the interests of the entire profession, and serves as an advocate and voice for veterinary medicine in the state. For more information, visit, or call (800) 446-2862 or (919) 851-5850.

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