Module 1: Improving Outcomes Through Clinical Reasoning and Effective Therapeutics

November 4-5, 2021

Explore your decision-making process and discover the most effective therapeutic plans 


The foundation of improving medical and production outcomes is using the available data to extract the most value. In this module we will explore tools and thought processes to use the ever increasing volume of medical and production data to generate the most effective and repeatable outcomes in all of your client’s herds.

Treating disease and designing effective treatment programs is a core responsibility of veterinarians.  In this module we will explore what effective therapeutic plans look like and how to build evidenced based  treatment SOP’s.


Dr. Brian Aldridge

Brian Aldridge

Dr. Brian Aldridge graduated from the University of Liverpool in July 1984. He now works as Clinical Professor in Rural Animal Health Management at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois. Brian’s principal clinical interests are in farm animal medicine and the interface between health and production in growing animals. His primary research interests are in adaptive and transitional health in young animals. He also has a strong enthusiasm for teaching and learning, particularly as it relates to the advancement of animal health, welfare and production globally. 

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Dr. Mike Apley

Mike Apley

Dr. Apley began his veterinary medicine career with a general practice in central Kansas, followed by a feedlot consulting/contract research practice in Colorado. He later joined the faculty at Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and worked there until 2005, when he joined the Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine as a professor of veterinary clinical sciences. He teaches beef production medicine, large-animal medicine and clinical pharmacology courses and he holds the E.J. Frick Professorship in Veterinary Medicine.

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