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Webinar: Are You Prepared if Disaster Strikes? (CEU=3)

Webinar: Are you Prepared if Disaster Strikes? It's never a bad time to be prepared! This webinar will provide information on how to make a plan to evacuate should a disaster strike. You will also learn about the resources available to you and your community should a disaster hit your area.  You will hear from Dr. Wesley Bissett from the Veterinary Emergency Team (VET at Texas A&M University. This group deploys the largest and most sophisticated veterinary medical disaster response team in the country, developing and providing cutting-edge emergency management education. This webinar will will provide you with an understanding of the response, outreach, education, service, and research provided by VET. 

Wesley Bissett is an Associate Professor and Director of the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team. He received his DVM from Texas A&M University in 1997. After three years in a private practice that he owned, developed, and operated, Dr. Bissett returned to Texas A&M as a member of the faculty and completed a PhD in microbiology with a focus in Environmental Epidemiology while also being actively involved with clinical and teaching activities in the food animal section of the Large Animal Clinical Sciences Department. Following the experiences of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the campus and region, he became focused on disaster preparedness and response and a leader in the College’s new initiatives to respond to animal issues during emergencies and disasters. In 2009, Hurricane Ike impacted Texas and initiated the formation of the Texas A&M Veterinary Emergency Team at the request of the Texas Animal Health Commission and Division of Emergency Management. Dr. Bissett has been the Director of the Veterinary Emergency Team since its inception and has presided over the development of a 42 person team with assets valued at approximately 2 million dollars. In addition, he has led the development of the Nation’s first required clinical rotation in emergency preparedness and response.

CEUs: CCPDT, IAABC, IACp, KPA, ABCDT-L2

If you need CEUS for CCPDT or IABBC you must e-mail a copy of your certificate of completion and your CCPDT certificate number to education@apdt.com.


We would like to Thank Cardinal Pet Care for Sponsoring today's webinar.

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Note once a webinar is purchased there is no refund.