Calendar of Events
Introduction to the Recover Initiative: New CPR guidelines for Veterinary Technicians
**this event is full. Please call/email to be put on the waitlist**
Date: Thursday, June 15, 2017
Time: Registration begins at 6:00p / Lecture from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Metropolitan Veterinary Associates
Speakers: Denise E. Wyse, CVT and Nicole Thomas (CPR Certified)
This 2 hour lecture will introduce veterinary technicians to the RECOVER (Reassessment Campaign on Veterinary Resuscitation) Initiative and the new CPR guidelines established by it, including:
- Prevention and Preparedness
- Basic Life Support
- Advanced Life Support
- CPR Monitoring
- Post Cardiac Arrest Care
This course will provide an extensive overview of the theories behind the new guidelines and the practical application of these theories during a cardiopulmonary arrest. It will include step-by-step instructions for CPR, based on the new guidelines, as well as hands-on training.
Approved 2 PVMA CE credits
Managing Liver Disease in Cats and Dogs
Date: Thursday, June 22, 2017
Time: Registration 6:00p-7:00p / Lecture 7:00p-9:00p
This lecture will be a review of the pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of some of the most common chronic liver conditions affecting cats and dogs. Conditions that will be discussed include but are not limited to hepatic lipidosis, inflammatory diseases, and copper storage disease in the dog. We will review the clinical picture of dogs and cats with liver disease, recommendations for obtaining a more definitive diagnosis, interpretation of laboratory findings, and ongoing management and treatment over the course of individual conditions.
2 RACE CE credits