Registered Veterinary Technicians 

11th Annual Back to School Seminar

  • Saturday, July 21, 2018
  • 8:00 AM
  • Sunday, July 22, 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Gladys Valley Hall, UC Davis campus

11th Annual Back to School Seminar


Date:  July 21-22, 2018
Time:  8:00 am - 5:50 pm on Saturday;
8:00 am - 5:00 pm on Sunday
Location:  Gladys Valley Hall,
UC Davis campus (map and parking info)
CE Credits:  up to 16 hours available
Webinar:  The webinar will be live (in Pacific Standard Time) and interactive; so it will count for full CE credit.  No recording will be available for view after the event.  If you have never attended a Zoom Webinar meeting before, test your connection here.  Please review How to join a meeting/webinarTips on Getting Started & System Requirements for further information.

In collaboration with: California Registered Veterinary Technician Association

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Cost for the Event:
Seminar 1-day (with CE Credits): onsite = $175
Seminar 2-day (with CE credits): onsite = $295; webinar = $240
Discount prices for UCD employees and students are available for view at checkout.

Register today as pricing will increase on 7/15/18!

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This year’s Back to School event will offer comprehensive and practical information for any RVT and features three exciting lecture tracks each day. The Systems Review track offers the latest updates on Respiratory Medicine, Cardiology, Gastroenterology and Renal Medicine. Some topics from other tracks include:

  • Surgery and Anesthesia
  • Wellness and Preventive Care
  • Basic Foundations in Veterinary Practice
  • Assessment of the Critical Care Patient
  • Foundations In Practice

Two additional “hands on” workshops are also available for a nominal fee. These workshops include “Diagnostics in Dermatology” and “Getting Back to Basics with Drug Calculations.”  Be sure to register quickly for these workshops as limited space is available.

Speakers for the Seminar

  • Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, FFCP, VTS (Anesth & Analgesia) (Surgery)
  • Sean Hulsebosch, DVM, DACVIM
  • Ken Yagi RVT, VTS (ECC) (SA IM)
  • Sandy Gregory, M Ed, RVT, CCRA
  • Maurice Pitesky, DVM, MPVM, DACVPM
  • Ilana Halperin, DVM
  • Stephen Cital RVT, RLAT, SRA, VTS- Lab Animal (OC)
  • Lance Visser, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Cardiology)
  • Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe, PharmD, FSVHP
  • Brian Hardy
  • Michelle Borchardt RVT, KPA-CTP
  • Kristen Sein, RVT, VTS (Oncology)
  • Melissa Cavazos, MS, RVT
  • Carrie Palm, DVM, DACVIM
  • Simon Hagley, BVSc, MRCVS
  • Ron Li DVM, PhD, DACVECC
  • Kimi Kan-Rohrer, BS, RD
  • Julie Eveland-Baker, RVT, VTS (ECC)
  • Katie Moore
  • Michele Santoro
  • Jamie Burkitt, DVM, DACVECC
  • Robin Niemi, BS, RVT
  • Judy Schettler
  • Nina Toebe, RVT, VTS (Dermatology)
  • Kristina Palmer, RVT, VTS (CP-Exotic)
  • Stephen Cital RVT, RLAT, SRA, VTS- Lab Animal (OC)
  • Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, FFCP, VTS (Anesth & Analgesia) (Surgery)
  • Ken Yagi RVT, VTS (ECC) (SA IM)
  • Kristen Sein, RVT, VTS (Oncology)
  • Nina Toebe, RVT, VTS (Dermatology)
California Registered Veterinary Technicians Association
1017 L Street Suite 389 Sacramento California 95814 
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