11th Annual Back to School Seminar

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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 during lecture hours; 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 2-day (with CE credits): onsite = $295; webinar = $240
Seminar 1-day (with CE Credits): onsite = $175
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. It will feature the latest on these relevant topics:

  • Respiratory Medicine, Cardiology, Renal medicine
  • Surgery and Anesthesia
  • Wellness and Preventive Care
  • Basic Foundations in Veterinary Practice
  • Assessment of the Critical Care Patient…and much more!

Two additional workshops are also available. These workshops include “Diagnostics in Dermatology” and “Getting Back to Basics with Drug Calculations.”  Be sure to register quickly for these workshops; 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)