ACCREDITED REMOTE DRUG DELIVERY & TACTICAL SHOOTING SEMINAR
We have responded to the expressed interest within the wildlife and ranching communities; and by teaming up with two respected instructors we are proud to present to you a Continuing Educational program yielding 7.5 hours of CE credit.
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Acquire 7.5 CE Credits for attending this seminar.
Approved by Oklahoma Veterinary Board. www.okvetboard.com
- Drug usage review
- Drug, species, age, sex factors for optimal needle length and configuration (gelatin collars, barb type and shot placement)
- Loading RDDs [Darts] under field conditions with select drugs; night time, reload speed
- RDD trajectories with various pressure settings and distances, and projectile systems
- Different optics/sights for different applications and personal preferences
- Shot placement options for various scenarios, species, body sizes, needle lengths, chemical agents, etc.
- Night shooting with artificial light, NV, or thermal, considerations of obstacles between shooter and target, magnification setting for different circumstances
- Critical anatomical considerations for injury or confounding drug delivery (e.g., depth of soft tissue to bone)
- Understand species-specific behaviors to predict/anticipate potential response to RDD / dart discharge.
- Basic precision assessment for shooting skill. Trigger control for different projector designs
MORNING SESSION [Classroom and Lab]
Session 1 (0830 – 0930 h) – Classroom PowerPoint / Lecture
- Safety and Know your tools [Projectors and RDDs]
Session 2 (0930 – 1100 h) – 30-yard Shooting Range / In Field Lecture
- Entire Class: Firearm Safety and Shooting Basics and Personal projector evaluation
Session 3 (1100 – 1200 h) – Demonstrations
- Shot placement (e.g., deer, cattle, wildlife)
- Gun Cleaning
LUNCH (1200 – 1300 h)
AFTERNOON SESSION [Classroom and Lab]
Session 4 (1300 -1400 h) – Classroom PowerPoint / Lecture
- Trajectories, Shooting Basics, Anatomy and Shot placement, Target acquisition, Field scenarios interpretations, Specialty shooting
Session 5 (1400 – 1530) – 30-yard Shooting Range / In Field Lecture
- Relative Precision Shooting
- Bench (vehicle platform), Prone, Seated, Seated within a vehicle, Kneeling with rigid front support (e.g., shooting sticks), Free hand – 3 Shot Groups
- Target acquisition at varying distances; projector muzzle velocity. Assess accuracy and discretion.
Session 6 (1530 – 1700) – Evaluations, Discussion, and Closing
- Live-fire Range Assessment to quantify skill, applied knowledge, and decision-making
Dr. Anthony DeNicola
Dr. DeNicola received a M.S. from Yale school of Forestry and his Ph.D. from Purdue University in wildlife ecology. His dissertation was entitled “Control of reproduction in overabundant white-tailed deer populations.” In addition to being recognized as a Certified Wildlife Biologist by the Wildlife Society, he holds research affiliate positions with the University of Georgia and the Denver Zoological Society. Dr. DeNicola has worked on hundreds of field projects, produced 30+ publications in reputable scientific journals, and has presented at numerous professional conferences.
Cliff Shipley, DVM, DACT
Dr. Cliff Shipley earned his DVM degree from Iowa State University in 1982. He has been in private practice and has worked in the academic segment of the industry both at Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine for more than 20 years. He is currently the attending veterinarian for agricultural animals at University of Illinois. Dr. Shipley is a diplomate of the American College of Theriogenologists. He has extensive experience in small ruminants and small ruminant reproduction, including ET, semen cryopreservation, and laproscopic artificial insemination.