Chad Brown, DVM
"Be your Clinic's 'Go To' Anesthesia Technician" Part I - Do you want to be the technician that confidently monitors anesthesia? To be a "go to" technician, you must have a thorough understanding of the basics. Join us as we dive into a deeper understanding of the most common premeds and induction agents used in practice today.
"Be your Clinic's 'Go To' Anesthesia Technician" Part II - Let's face it - anesthesia can sometimes cause real stress! To be a "go to" Technician, you must be able to stay calm under the pressure. We will discuss tips and tricks on how to handle a multitude of different anesthesia scenarios such as monitoring pediatric patients, cardiac/liver/renal disease patients, etc. You don't want to miss it.
"Fill a Need - Adding Small Ruminants to your Small Animal Practice" - Do you have an interest in farm animals but want to stay indoors? Adding small ruminant medicine and surgery to a small animal clinic is much easier than one may think. Sometimes all it takes is a motivated veterinary technician willing to take the initiative.
"Utilizing LVT/RVTs in a Food Animal Practice"
- The goal of this presentation is to explore areas where veterinary technicians can be utilized both in traditional veterinary practices as well as herd health/ production medicine practices. During our discussion, we will talk about the laws that must be followed when using an RVT as well as ways to utilize a technician to their (and the clinic's) fullest potential.
"Hospital Hacks to Ensure a Happier Veterinary Team" - Veterinary medicine is hard. The demands on today's veterinary team seems to only be getting more difficult to successfully accommodate. But fear not, my friends. This presentation is a compilation of the best practice management ideas from my visiting over 20 different veterinary clinics. Even 1 or 2 of these ideas, if implemented, can change your entire work environment by saving time and sanity.
Dj Cannon, MPH, LVT
"Zoonosis - Exercise your Responsibility of the Emergence"
"Build Your Roadmap: Where do you want to go? Zoo? Research? Non-clinical?" - Dj will share his experiences in zoo, wildlife, academia, outbreak investigations, politics and help you through creating your career plan with the "To-Do's" on how to get yourself there.
Janyce Cooper, LVT
~*LAB*~ "Dental Nerve Blocks"
~*LAB*~ "Dental Radiology"
Jaime Hicks, LVT, VTS-EVN
Leigh-Ann Horne, LVT
~*LAB*~ "Wildlife Bandaging"
Hanna Maskalkova, DVM, CVA COS
"Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine"
Emma Mason, LVT, KPA, CTP
"Fear Free Handling"
~*LAB*~ "Cooperative Care for Horses"
Janice Raab, DVM, CVA
~*LAB*~ "Alternative Medicine / Acupuncture"
Sara Schillinger, DVM, DACVS
"Pain Management in Surgical Patients"
Angela Small, LVT
"Well-Being and Practice Morale / Teamwork"
Lark Walters, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
"Common Cancers in Cats & Dogs"
Michelle Welch, Senior Assistant Attorney General
"State Animal Rescue and Response"
Emily Westphal, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)