Continuing Education

WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – Are you crispy? It’s not your fault!

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Join us Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022 at 12pm for our webinar – Are you crispy? It’s not your fault! with Dr. Wendy Hauser. Burnout is a psychological syndrome that results from chronic workplace stress that is not managed. It is characterized by emotional and physical exhaustion, feelings of isolation, defeat and a belief that personal efforts don’t make a difference. Most strategies to manage burnout are employee centered, placing the burden of solving the problem on the employee. This is...

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Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference – Learn how to increase your sense of wellbeing

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Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference – Learn how to increase your sense of wellbeing Registration is open for this year’s Pacific NW Conference taking place Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2022 at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. Register today to learn from stellar scientific speakers, business experts, and special guests that will be presenting a variety of cutting-edge topics. Veterinary technicians will hold their Annual Conference concurrently. In case you’ve been busy and haven’t heard the news, we are in person this year! To follow...

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Pacific Northwest Veterinary Conference – Have you registered?

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Online registration is open for this year’s Pacific NW Conference taking place Sept. 30-Oct. 2, 2022 at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center. Register today to learn from stellar scientific speakers, business experts, and special guests that will be presenting a variety of cutting-edge topics. Veterinary technicians will hold their Annual Conference concurrently. Finally, we’re back in person! This year’s keynote speaker, Dr. Mary Gardner will speak on Sat., Oct. 1 on geriatrics and end of life. Care Credit is graciously sponsoring...

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Do you want your staff to exceed client expectations? Don’t miss this important training! – Only 2 Spots Left!

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On Wednesday, June 22, 2022, the WSVMA is offering a valuable educational program to equip teams with the skills and tools they need to keep clients happy and committed to their pet’s health. This program will help staff be more confident and comfortable communicating with clients, with the client’s and patient’s needs in mind, while providing the ultimate client experience. Presented by Terra Shastri, this one-day Boot Camp workshop will cover the following with your staff: Making a great first...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – Immunosuppressive therapy in dogs and cats with Dr. Cassandra Brown

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Join us Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at 12pm for our webinar – Immunosuppressive therapy in dogs and cats with Dr. Cassandra Brown and sponsored by Lakefield Veterinary Group. Common immunosuppressive therapies will be reviewed in detail with case discussions. Both oral medications and advanced or in-hospital therapies will also be discussed. Dr. Cassandra Brown attended the University of Wisconsin. Following veterinary school, she pursued a private practice internship and an emergency medicine year in Albuquerque and completed a three-year residency in small...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – A 5 Step Formula for Creating a Life and Veterinary Career You Love with Dr. Quincy Hawley

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Join us Tuesday, April 19, 2022, at 12 pm for our webinar – A 5 Step Formula for Creating a Life and Veterinary Career You Love with Dr. Quincy Hawley and sponsored by Merck Animal Health. Veterinary medicine is supposed to be ENJOYED and not painfully and resentfully ENDURED! Yet, due to challenges that can occur at home and in vet med (and now, with a Super-Sized side of COVID), we can sometimes find ourselves resentful of our choice to...

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WSVMA presents April 10 CE program Veterinary Emergency Care (Ophthalmology and Neurology)

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Join us virtually on Sunday, April 10, 2022, from 12 - 4 pm for our premier WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Intensives, featuring Dr. Allyson Darrow and Dr. Megan Stout Steel and sponsored by Lakefield Veterinary Group. The first track will be in ophthalmology. Dr. Darrow will cover ulcers and antibiotics, A journey through the various types of ulcerative disease processes encountered in vet med, complimented by antibiotic options and why to pick what, and sorting out Mydriasis, a review of the neuro-ophthalmic pathways...

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WSVMA presents April 10 CE program Veterinary Emergency Care (Ophthalmology and Neurology)

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Join us virtually on Sunday, April 10, 2022, from 12 - 4pm for our premier WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Intensives, featuring Dr. Allyson Darrow and Dr. Megan Stout Steel and sponsored by Lakefield Veterinary Group. The first track will be in ophthalmology. Dr. Darrow will cover ulcers and antibiotics, A journey through the various types of ulcerative disease processes encountered in vet med, complimented by antibiotic options and why to pick what, and sorting out Mydriasis, a review of the neuro-ophthalmic pathways which...

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WSVMA presents March 13 CE program Pain and Pain Management in Veterinary Medicine

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Join us in-person (yes, in-person!) on Sunday, Mar. 13, 2022, from 12 - 4 pm for our premier WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Intensives, featuring Dr. Tamara Grubb and sponsored by Zoetis.  Pain causes negative changes in our patient’s health, behavior, and welfare. As veterinarians, we take an oath to “use scientific knowledge and skills for the protection of animal health and welfare, the prevention and relief of animal suffering…” (from the AVMA veterinarian’s oath), which means we promise to relieve pain. In...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – Treating the Performance Horse

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Join us Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022 at 12pm for our webinar Treating the Performance Horse with Dr. Trent Bliss. This lecture serves as an overview of available treatments for osteoarthritis in the horse. It covers parenteral products as well as intra-articular products. It is merely meant to serve as a means of introducing available treatments and briefly introduce the topic of evidence-based medicine, FDA approval and provide an outline of current and emerging therapies. Dr. Bliss is a 2006 graduate of...

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