|11:10 PM-12:00 PM
Rabies: A Practical Guide for Clinicians
This session will familiarize clinicians with rabies information that can be applied in every day practice. Aspects of rabies including rabies epidemiology, laws, quarantines for domestic animals, risk assessment for animal bite victims, and rabies post-exposure prophylaxis will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on Los Angeles County rabies epidemiology and case examples.
|3:00 PM-3:50 PM
Public Health Impacts of Animal Importation in LA County
This session will focus on dog importation through the Los Angeles International Airport. The continued partnership between the Los Angeles County Veterinary Public Health Program and the CDC Quarantine Station in addressing animal importation issues will be discussed. Attendees will become more familiar with current animal importation regulations, dog importation trends, public health impacts, and the risks of animal importation to clinical practitioners.