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Critical Care Nutrition

When Kara Burns, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), VTS-H (Internal Medicine, Dentistry) visited Tuskegee University School of Veterinary Medicine on October 23, 2014, her lecture made an impression on the veterinary medical students

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Restraint & Handling of Small Exotic Companion Mammals Webinar

Restraint of exotic companion mammals is a challenging but necessary part of veterinary practice. In this live, interactive, R.A.C.E.-approved webinar, Ms. McClellan reviews the approach to predator and prey species as well as the principles of capture and restraint of several species of small exotic companion animals in a hospital setting…

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Grey Parrot Anatomy Project Veterinary Webinar

When Dr. Michelle Hawkins of the Companion Exotic Animal Medicine & Surgery Service of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine expressed interest in an encore presentation of the Grey Parrot Anatomy Project for veterinary medical students, Dr. M. Scott Echols and LafeberVet were happy to oblige.

Veterinary medical educators and their students were invited to attend this free, interactive, web-based seminar featuring incredible avian anatomy images, video clips that enhance our understanding of anatomy, and an exciting research update…

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Understanding Shock in Exotic Animals Webinar

It is important to recognize shock in the exotic animal because this is a life threatening condition. The participant will learn about types of shock and definitions. We will detail treatment protocols for shock resuscitation as the different fluid therapies used to expand the circulating volume. The participant will learn the difference between colloids and crystalloids and how and why to use them. We will also teach us of supplemental heat and why steroids are not used. Monitoring techniques as blood pressure and clinical markers will be discussed fully.

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Foraging and Enrichment Webinar

Enrichment has become a common term when describing proper care of captive animals. The recording of this R.A.C.E.-approved web-based seminar exposes viewers to the importance of enrichment and how its proper implementation can be highly variable between and within species. Video examples of multiple animal species will be used to highlight concepts of enrichment. Basic principles will be highlighted with the end goal to get people to start thinking about ways to enrich the lives of captive animals, including birds.

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Practical Communication: Tools for Your Practice

Veterinary medicine education and clinical management increasingly incorporates communication and relationship skills. Improving communication through understanding and applying emotional and social intelligence leads to greater job satisfaction, commitment, efficiency, management, and decreases stress, burnout, and client dissatisfaction. In this live interactive web-based course, Dr. Joyner reviews the importance and application of communication and relationships through…