2022 OAVT Conference - Is Blanket Dry Cow Therapy Still Needed in All Dairy Herds?

2022 OAVT Conference - Is Blanket Dry Cow Therapy Still Needed in All Dairy Herds?

Continuing to learn after achieving RVT status is essential for the individual and the advancement of the profession. RVTs can earn one (1) Continuing Education (CE) credit by reading the CE articles in the RVT Journal, or watching recorded sessions of OAVT presentations, and submitting the successfully completed corresponding quizzes.

If you obtain a score of 8 out of 10 (80%) or higher, you will receive a confirmation email which OAVT members can use as acceptable proof for their online CE record.

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1. What is the goal of dry cow antibiotic therapy? *
2. Which of the following is NOT part of the ‘5 Point Plan’ for mastitis control? *
3. Based on the National Dairy Study conducted in 2014, which is the best estimate for the proportion of farms in Canada using Blanket Dry Cow Therapy? *
4. Which of the following was NOT part of the rationale for promoting blanket dry cow therapy? *
5. Based on research conducted in North America, which of the following is NOT true about use of Selective Dry Cow Therapy (SDCT), compared to Blanket Dry Cow Therapy (BDCT)? *
6. Since implementing SDCT on all farms in the country more than 10 years ago, the Netherlands have seen a decrease in overall antibiotic use for dry cow treatment, but an increase in antibiotic use to treat clinical mastitis in the next lactation. *
7. Which of the following was one of the most important concerns about moving to SDCT, expressed by farmers and veterinarians in a recent Ontario survey? *
8. Which of the following statements about selecting cows to NOT treat with antibiotic at dry off is correct? *
9. In most herds, the use of an internal teat sealant on every cow at dry off is a good idea. *
10. Which of the following is NOT true about antibiotic/antimicrobial resistance (AMR)? *