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Veterinary Online CE - Judicious Use of Antibiotics in Primary Care

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Dr. Paul DeMars

The College of Veterinary Medicine announces a new online continuing education course for veterinary professionals. This course is based on Dr. Paul DeMars’ Summer Seminar presentation on Saturday, June 19, 2021, held online via Zoom.  Attendees will watch a video recording of the presentation and  complete a final assessment.  During this course, participants will develop awareness for the new AVMA Antibiotic Resistance and Stewardship Initiative and review common uses of appropriate antibiotics in primary care for pyoderma, urinary tract infections, and diarrhea.

Dr. Paul DeMars was born and raised in Stafford Springs, Connecticut. After graduating from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor's degree in Pathobiology, he moved to Stillwater, Oklahoma to pursue his training in veterinary medicine. In school he met and married his classmate, Anna Coffin. After graduation in 1994 they moved to Concord, New Hampshire were they both worked in primary care veterinary practices. Three years later they moved back to Oklahoma and bought Guthrie Pet Hospital in Guthrie, Oklahoma. After working together for two years, Dr. DeMars returned to Oklahoma State University where he has worked in the Community Practice service since 1999. In 2001, Dr. DeMars was board certified in the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners, Canine and Feline Practice. His areas of interest include wellness medicine, ear disease, geriatric medicine, behavioral medicine, practice management and communication.

Registration Fee: $25

Time Requirements: Approximately 1 hour. This course can be completed at participants’ own pace.  If you attended this session at Summer Seminar, do not duplicate.  No CE credit for course duplication.

NOTE:  This course has been approved as online CE by the Oklahoma Veterinary Board.

To Register:

Questions? Contact Christine Nichols at or 405-744-7672.

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