TRIP DETAILS

 

TURTLE MOUNTAIN, ND
AUGUST 10-17, 2019

WHEN AND WHERE TO MEET YOUR TEAM:
August 10, 2019 at 9:00 AM
Quality Inn
1030 E. Interstate Ave
Bismarck, ND 58503
Tel: 701-223-1911

VOLUNTEER NEEDS:
This is a standard full-team RAVS medical and surgical field teaching clinic. Volunteers of all types are encouraged to apply.   No prior field experience required.

ARRIVAL:
We will meet in the parking lot at the designated meeting location and caravan to the clinic site as a group.   You must be ready to depart together at the time indicated. If you are flying to this location we highly recommend that you fly in the night before to avoid missing your team due to flight changes or other delays.

DEPARTURE:
August 16 will be the last working day of the trip. We will return to Bismarck late the evening of the 16th. You may book your flight out anytime August 17. Please do not book flights earlier than this. We expect volunteers to participate for the duration of the clinic. You will be responsible for arranging your own accommodations prior to and after the pick-up and drop-off times.

CLINIC INFORMATION:
You will be part of a team of volunteers working on the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indian Reservation in Belcourt, North Dakota. We will be providing four days of small animal spay/neuter and two days of vaccine/wellness services. (www.tmchippewa.com)

STUDENT FUNDRAISING COMMITMENT:
There will be a $250 minimum fundraising commitment for veterinary student participants on this clinic. This contribution helps to support RAVS field clinics and to offset a small portion of the expense of operating our student teaching program. This fundraising component is not required for veterinarians, veterinary technicians/ assistants, tech students or non-veterinary volunteers though all are welcome to participate. For additional information, see the Student Contribution page.

CONTINUING EDUCATION:  Veterinarians and veterinary technicians are eligible to receive 30 hours of RACE approved continuing education credit for participation in this clinic.  Clinical training and orientations will include topics in anesthesia, surgery, client communication, examination and wellness care, assessment and treatment of various infectious diseases and injuries and provision of high quality basic veterinary services in the field setting.