Registered Veterinary Technicians 

CVMA 2018 Fall Seminar

  • Friday, October 12, 2018
  • Sunday, October 14, 2018
  • Palm Springs California

Veterinarians, technicians, and veterinary practice staff are invited to attend the 2018 CVMA Fall Seminar. Veterinarians can earn up to 12 CE units attending morning sessions on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday featuring topics relating to internal medicine and nephrology/urology. The technician track is Saturday and Sunday mornings and offers RVTs, CVMA certified veterinary assistants, and practice staff sessions about surgery which provide up to eight CE units.  

The Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel is the site of this year's CVMA Fall Seminar. Located in downtown Palm Springs, you will be within walking distance of shopping, outdoor activities, museums, entertainment, fine dining and more.
The CVMA has secured special room rates of $169 per night, plus applicable taxes with no resort fees, and all amenities included.  Book your room by September 10, 2018 or until the block is filled, whichever comes first, to secure this room rate. You may book your room by calling Marriott reservations at 800.468.3571 and identify yourself as a CVMA Fall Seminar attendee, or make your reservation online by clicking here.
Jacqueline Whittemore, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM (SAIM)
General Topic: Internal Medicine
  • Thromboprophylactics, Steroids, and Immune-mediated Hemolytic Anemia (IMHA)
  • Cushings - Types and Treatments
  • Acute Pancreatitis - Decoding Tests and Optimizing Treatment
  • Clinical Applications of Probiotics
Barrak Pressler, DVM, Ph.D., DACVIM
General Topic: Nephrology/Urology
  • Diagnosis of Urinary Tract Infections - When Do I REALLY Need a Urine Culture?
  • Interpreting Urine Culture MICs for Optimal Antibiotic Therapy
  • Fluid Therapy and Urinary Tract Disease
  • Clinical Decision Making Using SDMA in Dogs and Cats
  • Choosing Diagnostic Tests When Working Up Proteinuria
  • Medical Management of Proteinuria
Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia Surgery)
General Topic: Surgery
  • Perioperative Surgical Patient Care: Honoring the Bond
  • Keys to High Level Disinfection and Sterilization
  • Beating the "Bugs" - Sterilization is Instrumental
  • Upper Airway Disease
  • Role of the Veterinary Surgical Scrub Technician
  • Canine Elbow Dysplasia
  • "Oh, Sew Easy" - Understanding Suture Materials
  • Hypothermia - What's the Hype?
                                      Click HERE to register
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