Oral Rabies Vaccine Program • January 10-12 (Zapata) • January 14-18 (Del Rio) • January 20-22 (Alpine)
The Texas Department of State Health Services’ Oral Rabies Vaccination Program (ORVP) (www.TexasORVP.org) has been approved for DVMs and LVTs by the Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners for up to 5 hours of CE on an hour-per-hour basis (sign-in required upon arrival and departure from site). Attendance at the Texas 2018 ORVP is available in Zapata (Jan. 10-12), Del Rio (Jan. 14-18), and Alpine (Jan. 20-22). Please note that all dates are approximate; they are contingent upon weather conditions at each location. Contact Dr. Laura Robinson, ORVP Director, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org to make arrangements for visiting the ORVP Command Center or call (512) 776-7255 and ask the receptionist to forward you to the Zoonosis Control Branch.
CVA Level I Workshop • TVMA Headquarters • Austin, TX
Are you looking for a solid and affordable way to supercharge your team? The Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) is proud to present an outstanding workshop that provides a simple and cost-effective way to offer the groundwork for your entry-level personnel to become a Level I Certified Veterinary Assistant (CVA). TVMA will be hosting a CVA I workshop on Saturday, January 13th from 8 am – 5 pm at the Texas Veterinary Medical Association office (8104 Exchange Dr., Austin, TX 78754).
More and more clinics across Texas are requiring all newly hired team members to study for and pass the CVA Level I exam. What a great way to motivate your team! A motivated team is a more productive team, and higher productivity can lead to higher profits.
TVMA’s Level I CVA training program is designed to teach veterinary assistants the essential skills and knowledge needed to become effective contributors to the veterinary team. This workshop is based on the material offered in the CVA Level I training manual and will give your team members a knowledge-based foundation to go along with their technical skills.
Our talented and experienced professional instructor will teach the following topics: Medical Terminology, Species and Breeds, Anatomical Directions, Client Relations, Safety, Kennel Maintenance, Veterinary Lab Procedures, General Grooming, Patient Restraint Techniques, Laboratory Skills, Cleaning and Chemical Handling, Surgical Preparation and Assistance, Animal Nursing and Veterinary Pharmacy and Pharmacology.
For a printable registration form click here. Please contact the TVMA office at (512) 452-4224 or email email@example.com if you have questions or need additional information.
2018 TVMA Annual Conference and Expo • Marriott Waterway Hotel • The Woodlands, TX
Have you ever been to one of the many large veterinary conferences around the country, stood in line forever, walked what seemed to be miles from the hotel to the meeting rooms to the exhibit hall? Chances are you have. The Texas Veterinary Medical Association presents the 2018 Annual Conference and Expo at the Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center in The Woodlands. You owe it to yourself to try a smaller veterinary meeting with all the qualities and benefits of a large conference but nicely packaged in one building and thoughtfully designed to have a personal touch.
The 2018 Conference CE program proudly features over 90 hours of premium continuing education tracks presented by great talent from top veterinary colleges, specialty clinics and practice management firms around the country. An expanded exhibit hall, interactive CE sessions in a small, manageable location, along with fun social events in and out of the exhibit hall just add to the TVMA Annual Conference and Expo meeting experience. There is no place like home, so don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate the veterinary professional community in Texas.
For detailed information on our national caliber continuing education program and crazy fun social events, please click HERE! To go directly to register online, click HERE. Please contact the TVMA office at (512) 452-4224 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have questions or need additional information.
2018 Canadian Veterinary Medical Association Annual Convention • JW Marriott parq Vancouver • Vancouver, British Columbia
In partnership with the CVMA-SBCV Chapter and in collaboration with the Registered Veterinary Technologists and Technicians of Canada (RVTTC), this unique four-day event features a strong scientific program with over 25 speakers. Sessions include wet labs, and concurrent sessions exploring companion animal, ruminant, equine, practice management and animal welfare issues.
Contact: Sarah Cunningham; tel: (613) 236-1162, ext. 121; fax: (613) 236-9681; email@example.com
2018 ACVS Surgery Summit • Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, AZ
The American College of Veterinary Surgeons (ACVS) Surgery Summit features seminars focused on all areas of patient care from diagnosis, pain management, and anesthesia to surgery, postoperative care, and rehabilitation. The entire practice team can gain invaluable skills and earn exceptional continuing education. The ACVS defines the standards of surgical excellence for the profession, promotes advancements in veterinary surgery and surgical educational programs. For more information visit www.acvssurgerysummit.org.