TRIP DETAILS

 

FORT BERTHOLD, ND
JUNE 14-20, 2020

WHEN AND WHERE TO MEET YOUR TEAM:
June 14, 2020 at 12:00 P.M.
Location TBA
New Town, ND

NOTE: This is a non-surgical clinic. This will be a high-volume mobile medicine clinic providing wellness and sick animal care in various locations throughout the reservation.

VOLUNTEER NEEDS:
Volunteers of all types are encouraged to apply (veterinarians, technicians/assistants, veterinary and technician students and support volunteers). No prior field experience necessary.

ARRIVAL: You must be ready to meet your group at the time and location indicated.  If you are flying into the area, you may need to fly in the night before to avoid missing your team due to flight changes or other delays. You will be responsible for coordinating your own ground transportation throughout the clinic.

DEPARTURE: June 19 will be the last working day of the trip. Departure time will be dependent on case load and community needs, but we can expect to leave the community early evening on the 19th. Flights may be booked out anytime June 20. You will be responsible for arranging your own accommodations prior to and after the arrival and departure times.

CLINIC INFORMATION: You will be part of a team bringing quality veterinary services to the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. We will be providing 5 days of high-volume wellness services; working collaboratively with local coordinators to provide preventative care for as many animals as possible. We will be working outdoors under a variety of conditions and the clinic is likely to be busy and fast-paced.
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STUDENT FUNDRAISING COMMITMENT: There will be a $125 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: This clinic is not eligible for RACE approved CE credit. Clinical training and orientations will focus on provision of intensive wellness care, assessment and treatment of various infectious diseases and injuries and provision of high quality basic veterinary services with limited resources.