WSVMA presents Jan. 31 CE program An In-Depth Look at Medical Cannabis for the WA Veterinarian

  |   Continuing Education

Join us on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, at 12 pm for one of our premier WSVMA CE programs, freshly renamed DVM: Masterclass Intensives, featuring Dr. Robert J. Silver and sponsored by Rx Vitamins. Medical Cannabis for veterinarians is a new and emerging field following the changes in state and federal legislation over the past 6-7 years. It is important for veterinarians to be knowledgeable of the evidence basis for its use through published studies and from veterinarians who are experienced and skilled in it is applications. This 4-hour seminar will provide the Washington veterinarian with the most up-to-date research and information that they need in order to make their own clinical decisions regarding its veterinary applications, it’s safe and effective clinical uses and to inform their communications with their clients.

Dr. Robert J. Silver DVM, MS is a 1982 graduate of Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine. He received his MS in cardiopulmonary physiology in 1976, and his BS in Animal Science from CSU in 1974, with honors. Dr. Silver is adjunct faculty at both Chi University and at Lincoln Memorial University’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

Dr. Silver serves as Chief Medical Officer of RxVitamins, and formerly served as Chief Veterinary Officer for one of the largest vertically-integrated hemp companies in the United States. Considered one of few experts in veterinary cannabis, Dr. Silver has authored the book: “Medical Marijuana and Your Pet”. Additionally, he has contributed 4 textbook chapters in two Springer publications on veterinary cannabis in the past two years. Dr. Silver has written a peer-reviewed and published an article in titled: “The Endocannabinoid System of Animals”.

The program will be held online via Zoom and will provide four (4) hours of high-quality continuing education. Registration is $59 for members. The webinar will be recorded so even if you can’t watch on Sunday, sign up and you’ll be provided access to the recordings to watch at your leisure.

Note: Through the end of 2021, the Veterinary Board of Governors has removed the limitation on the number of pre-recorded webinars that qualify for your total CE hours.


Posted January 15, 2021