3 new technician specialties announced

3 new technician specialties announced

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Jul 15, 2009
By dvm360.com staff

Credentialed technicians now enjoy three new specialization options, as recently announced by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). In addition to the existing technician specialties in dentistry, anesthesia, internal medicine, emergency and critical care, and behavior, specialties from these organizations have been recognized:

• Neurology subspecialty of the Academy of Internal Medicine Veterinary Technicians, which joins the other subspecialties in small animal medicine, large animal medicine, cardiology, and oncology. Learn more at aimvt.com.

• Academy of Veterinary Zoological Medicine Technicians

• Academy of Equine Veterinary Nursing Technicians

For more information on the veterinary technician specialties and NAVTA, visit navta.net

Proceedings papers for techs

The very best behavior advice for new puppy owners (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

The entire hospital staff should play a role in the counseling of new puppy owners.

The technician's role creating a behavior centered veterinary practice (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

A focus on pet behavior in the veterinary clinic is an excellent practice builder.

Trying times--dealing with canine adolescent dog (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

A behavior wellness exam is an opportunity to check up on a pet’s behavioral health and answer any related questions a client may have.

Enriching geriatric patient's lives (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

An important time for practices to include a behavioral exam is when a pet becomes a senior.

Tubes and tracheas--all about endotracheal tubes and lesions in difficult intubations (Proceedings)

CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS

Endotracheal tubes are usually made from silicone, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic or red rubber.