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Care and Management of Senior and Hospice Companion Animals
Saturday, November 14, 2020, 9:00 AM to Sunday, November 15, 2020, 3:00 PM MST
Category: Events

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Care and Management of Senior and Hospice Companion Animals 
for Veterinary Technicians and Support Personnel

presented by CACVT, USVTA, and KSVTA

Join CACVT, USVTA, and KSVTA for a curated webinar series on the care of senior and geriatric companion animals. The focus of this 2-half days event will be on wellness, including the importance of dental care, proper nutrition, common age-related disease processes, pain management, hospice, end-of-life, and client-care and communication. Further your knowledge and understanding of the human-animal bond while networking with veterinary technicians from across the region at this unique event. Registration opens October 1, 2020.

Event Schedule (all times in MT)
Saturday, November 14th Sunday, November 15th

9-950a: Staying Golden: Managing Senior Pet Pain
Speaker: Tasha McNerney, CVT, CVPP,
VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)

11a-1150a: Nutrition for the Senior Pet
Speaker: Kara Burns, MS, M.Ed, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), 
VTS-H (Dentistry, Internal Medicine)
955-1045a: Discussing Diabetes Mellitus: Empowering Technicians
Speaker: Kara Burns, MS, M.Ed, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), 
VTS-H (Dentistry, Internal Medicine)
1155a-1245p: The Art of Hospice & Palliative Care in the Small Animal Setting
Speaker: Rebecca Giacomini, CVT, VTS (ECC)
1115a-1205p: A Proactive Approach to Osteoarthritis
Speaker: Mary Berg, BS, RVT, RLATG, VTS (Dentistry)
115-205p: The Art of Humane Euthanasia in the Small Animal Setting
Speaker: Rebecca Giacomini, CVT, VTS (ECC)
1210-100p: Senior Pets Need Dentistry Too!
Speaker: Mary Berg, BS, RVT, RLATG, VTS (Dentistry)
210-3p: Supporting the Pet Parent During Hospice & End-of-Life
Speaker: Elizabeth Danelek, BSSW, CVT, CHPT


Registration opens October 1, 2020

Event Pricing Members Non-Members Students
Full Event $15 $40 $10
Saturday Only $10 $25 N/A
Sunday Only $10 $25 N/A

 

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Contact: Contact [email protected] with questions