Continuing Education

WSVMA presents March 7 CE program Feline Better

  |   Continuing Education, WSVMA News

Join us on Sunday, March 7 2021 at 12 pm for one of our premier WSVMA CE programs, freshly renamed DVM: Masterclass Intensives, featuring Dr. Margie Scherk and sponsored by Royal Canin. Stress is associated with a lot of aspects of veterinary practice and is often associated with uncertainty. This can be especially true when working with cats. Cats are stressed, clients are stressed, and it can be stressful on members of the clinic team as well. Understanding the experience...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – The Equine Neonate: Treatment in the Field and When to Refer with Dr. Jenifer Gold

  |   Continuing Education, WSVMA News

Join us Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 12 pm for our webinar The Equine Neonate – Treatment in the Field and When to Refer. Dr. Jenifer Gold will be our guest speaker. The lecture will concentrate on what’s normal and abnormal in the neonate. What can be done in the field and what is a situation likely to need a referral. Specific points will emphasize sepsis, hypothyroid foals in the PNW, and neonatal maladjustment syndrome. Dr. Jenifer Gold graduated from a dual...

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Veterinary Board of Governors extends CE policy through 2021

  |   Continuing Education, COVID-19

At the outset of the pandemic, the Governor’s proclamations restricted large gatherings, effectively canceling large professional development events and conferences that included continuing education opportunities. As a result, veterinarians and veterinary technicians lost the ability and the means to meet their CE obligations for renewal of their licenses. In response, the Veterinary Board of Governors approved a policy that veterinarians and veterinary technicians could make use of preprogrammed materials, e.g., recorded, non-live webinars, to meet all of their CE requirements in...

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Do you want a full client schedule, committed clients, and to exceed client expectations, even in a pandemic? Don’t miss this important staff training!

  |   Continuing Education, Practice Management

Do you want a full client schedule, committed clients, and to exceed client expectations, even in a pandemic? Don’t miss this important staff training! Back by popular demand, sign up your staff to join us on Weds., Feb. 17, 2021 for one of our most popular training programs, Front Office Boot Camp with Terri Shastri. This full day workshop (5.5 CE) equips teams with the skills and tools they need to keep clients happy and committed to their pet’s health. The...

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WSVMA presents Jan. 31 CE program An In-Depth Look at Medical Cannabis for the WA Veterinarian

  |   Continuing Education

Join us on Sunday, Jan. 31, 2021, at 12 pm for one of our premier WSVMA CE programs, freshly renamed DVM: Masterclass Intensives, featuring Dr. Robert J. Silver and sponsored by Rx Vitamins. Medical Cannabis for veterinarians is a new and emerging field following the changes in state and federal legislation over the past 6-7 years. It is important for veterinarians to be knowledgeable of the evidence basis for its use through published studies and from veterinarians who are experienced...

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WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – Managing the Allergic Patient

  |   Continuing Education

Join us Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 12pm for our webinar Managing the Allergic Patient. Dr. Heather Edginton will be our guest speaker, and in this lecture, she’ll look at how to accurately diagnose and treat cat and dog allergies. She will go over the differences in treatment options between the two species and also examine what can be done in extreme cases of allergies that are not responding to common treatment modalities. Also, Dr. Edginton will discuss common and uncommon...

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What you should know about the Covid-19 vaccine

  |   Continuing Education, COVID-19

Join us on Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 7 pm for an informational session on the Covid-19 vaccine. Dr. Carrie La Jeunesse will provide a synopsis of current information on the two mRNA COVID-19 vaccines currently being deployed under the Emergency Use Authorization in the United States. The information she’ll share include: Basic vaccine information Emergency use authorization vs. full licensing Susceptibility of different populations Tiered vaccine administration roll-out Side effects and precautions Vaccine resistance, at risk-populations, and health communications ...

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Curbside workflow is everyone’s headache – we can improve it

  |   Continuing Education, Practice Management

Tune in for a series of three valuable educational webinars that will help veterinary practices address the challenges of working curbside with efficiency. Generously sponsored by Petriage and CaraVet, Triaging the Workflow - Using Virtual Care to Solve Your Pandemic Workflow Woes features Dr. Jessica Vogelsang and Dr. Shlomo Frieman who will help veterinary teams understand the multiple ways virtual care tools can improve workflows, drive revenue, and increase client loyalty that persists long after the COVID crisis is over. Friday,...

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Survey to assess workflow issues

  |   Continuing Education, COVID-19, Practice Management

We understand that veterinary practices throughout the state have been impacted by Covid-19 and as such workflows and stress levels are near or over capacity. Because of our commitment to veterinarians and veterinary medical professionals throughout the state, we are hoping through this survey to collect information and data that can help share best practices as well as educate our members as we navigate these difficult times. The results from this survey will help guide us in providing programming and speakers that...

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WSVMA webinar series on improving workflow through the use of virtual care

  |   Continuing Education

Join us on 3 Fridays, Jan. 15, 22 & 29, 2021 for the important series,  Triaging the Workflow: Using Virtual Care to Solve Your Pandemic Workflow Woes. Dr. Jessica Vogelsang, the Virtual Veterinarian, and Dr. Shlomo Freiman, founder of Petriage, will be our guest speakers. Generously sponsored by Petriage and CaraVeterinary, this three-part series will help veterinary teams understand the multiple ways virtual care tools can improve workflows, drive revenue, and increase client loyalty that persists long after the COVID crisis...

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