18th ACVO William Magrane Basic Science Course in Veterinary and Comparative Ophthalmology

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Event Date

Valley Hall

The 18th American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ACVO) Basic Science Course (BSC) will be held in-person at the University of California-Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, from June 24th - July 12th, 2024. This course includes instruction in the core basic sciences of anatomy, embryology, genetics, physiology, microbiology, immunology, pharmacology, and pathology. In addition, the course covers certain clinical and research topics less frequently encountered in a residency program including neuro-ophthalmology, retinoscopy, advanced imaging, phacodynamics and principles of microsurgery, and laboratory animal ophthalmology. The instruction and content of the course is directed at the principal audience of American Board of Veterinary Ophthalmology (ABVO) and European College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists (ECVO) residents.

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