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Team Center - Continuing Education

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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
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.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
An important time for practices to include a behavioral exam is when a pet becomes a senior.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
The implementation of veterinary dentistry is increasing in both private and specialty practices. More responsibility is being delegated to the technician, and the expansion of this service relies heavily on a well trained and informed staff.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Endotracheal tubes are usually made from silicone, polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastic or red rubber.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
The gold standard for determining arterial blood gas levels is actually measuring arterial blood samples with a blood gas machine to get information on the arterial oxygen partial pressure (PaO2), pH and carbon dioxide partial pressure (PaCO2).
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
There is little evidence based medicine concerning the best dietary or nutritional management of alimentary disease in dogs and cats.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Orogastric tube feeding permits the instillation of substantial amounts of high quality food into the cat’s stomach in a few seconds.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
In practices, bio-hazard considerations consist of common sense and wearing laboratory coats and gloves and following basic good laboratory practices.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
For a veterinary technician overseeing an avian or exotic animal patient, diagnostic testing is an essential tool in formulating a definitive diagnosis, prognosis and treatment plan. Diagnostic testing is simply not a luxury for veterinary teaching hospitals, but a necessity for every clinical practice that sees these patients.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Providing veterinary care to exotic pets is challenging and rewarding, offering the veterinary technician the chance to work with a wide variety of species. There is an inherent challenge for those working with these pets given the large variety of species presented for care.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Most times, luckily, anesthesia is a routine procedure. However, patients can and do arrest, even in a previously healthy patient.
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CVC IN SAN DIEGO PROCEEDINGS: Oct 01, 2011
Hemotropic parasites are often associated with hemolytic anemia.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Oct 01, 2011
Leucadia, Calif. — The Academy of Veterinary Homeopathy (AVH) has asked a Virginia circuit court to award it more than $70,000 in damages after its continuing education (CE) courses were denied approval by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards' (AAVSB) Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) Committee.
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FIRSTLINE: Sep 01, 2011
We've been hitting the topic of veterinary team meetings pretty hard lately.
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DVM360 MAGAZINE: Aug 01, 2011
By dvm360.com staff
Sacramento, Calif. — The California Veterinary Medical Board has issued a new rule, spelling out continuing education requirements for veterinary technicians.