New Mexico Registered Veterinary Technician Association      

Past Continuing Education

Past CE

October 15, 2016

NMRVTA Annual Meeting and Continuing Education Day at the UNM Continuing Education Building

7:30 am Registration begins

7:50 am Welcome by NMRVTA President – JoLynn Chacon, RVT

8:00 – 8:55am “Soft Skills: how they apply to the Veterinary Technician”- Heather Prendergast, RVT, CVPM

9:00 – 10:25am “When to refer to a behaviorist and low-stress companion animal techniques'” – Jeff Nichol, DVM

10:30 – 11:25am “Adverse Food Reactions” – Catherine Klein, DVM, JD, MBE

11:30 – 12:00pm “Rabies Update”- Paul Ettestad, DVM, MS

12:00 – 1:00pm Lunch provided by Royal Canin Pet Nutrition – Thank You!

12:00 – 1:00pm NMRVTA Annual Business Meeting and Election of Officers

1:00 – 1:25pm “NAVTA Veterinary Nurse Initiative” – Heather Prendergast, RVT, CVPM

1:30 – 2:55pm “Dental blocks and Client Compliance” – Kris Bannon, DVM, FAVD, DAVDC

3:00 – 3:55pm “Recognizing and Responding to Emergencies” – Kelly Cronin, BSAS, RVT, CPHR, MBA, VTS ECC

4:00 – 4:55pm “Anesthesia Angst” – Kelly Cronin, BSAS, RVT, CPHR, MBA, VTS ECC

5:00 - Closing - Grand prize drawing, must be present to win

8 hours CE

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Address: NMRVTA, PO Box 3662, Albuquerque, NM 87190