Technician Program – CVC San Diego

Targeted to address the unique needs of technicians, CVC technician sessions provide innovative clinical and management information — with a focus on relevant, real-world knowledge that can be put into practice immediately.

Technican program sessions are open to all attendees and may qualify for continuing education credits toward Veterinary Technician Specialist (VTS) certification. Please check with each Academy for approval.

DateTimeTypeTopicSpeakerDescription
Friday, Dec. 4, 20158:00 AM - 12:00 PMSponsored SymposiumDr. J. Godbold, Jr.Laser Therapy Symposium: Laser Therapy - The Science, Healing, and Profits of High Power
Friday, Dec. 4, 20158:15 - 9:15 AMLectureAdvanced Track Clinical ProgramM. Spooner, LVT, VTS (Behavior), BS, KPA-CTPHow anthropomorphism, communication, and learning theory change patient perceptions of common procedures (Part 1)
Friday, Dec. 4, 20159:30 - 10:30 AMLectureAdvanced Track Clinical ProgramM. Spooner, LVT, VTS (Behavior), BS, KPA-CTPHow anthropomorphism, communication, and learning theory change patient perceptions of common procedures (Part 2)
Friday, Dec. 4, 201511:15 AM - 12:15 PMLectureAdvanced Track Clinical ProgramM. Spooner, LVT, VTS (Behavior), BS, KPA-CTPWhat is socialization anyway?
Friday, Dec. 4, 20151:30 - 2:30 PMLectureAdvanced Track Clinical ProgramM. Spooner, LVT, VTS (Behavior), BS, KPA-CTP10 things technicians can do to improve animal behavior
Friday, Dec. 4, 20153:00 - 4:00 PMLectureAdvanced Track Clinical ProgramM. Spooner, LVT, VTS (Behavior), BS, KPA-CTPBehavior therapies: From natural supplements to pharmaceuticals
Friday, Dec. 4, 20158:00 - 9:00 AMLectureClinical ProgramDr. J. O'QuinDon't get caught by a zoonotic disease
Friday, Dec. 4, 20159:10 - 10:10 AMLectureClinical ProgramDr. J. BartgesPebbles in the stream: Nephroureterolithiasis
Friday, Dec. 4, 201511:00 AM - 12:00 PMLectureClinical ProgramDr. R. GhubashApproach to cutaneous cytology
Friday, Dec. 4, 20151:15 - 2:15 PMLectureClinical ProgramDr. G. PachtingerPediatric and reproductive emergency room pearls
Friday, Dec. 4, 20153:00 - 4:00 PMLectureClinical ProgramDr. J. Berger Bringing your dog to work
Friday, Dec. 4, 20154:30 - 5:30 PMLectureClinical ProgramDr. A. PeaseDigital imaging: Is it time to make the switch?
Friday, Dec. 4, 20158:00 - 9:00 AMInnovative Learning Sessiondvm360 Full CircleDr. A. Roark and M. PiersonInnovative Learning Two-Way SessionThe angry client experience: When and where to say it
Friday, Dec. 4, 20159:10 - 10:10 AMInnovative Learning Sessiondvm360 Full CircleDr. A. Roark and M. PiersonInnovative Learning Two-Way SessionThe angry client experience: How to make it right
Friday, Dec. 4, 201511:00 AM - 12:00 PMInnovative Learning Sessiondvm360 Full CircleDr. A. Roark and M. PiersonInnovative Learning Two-Way SessionThe angry client experience: What to say and how to say it
Friday, Dec. 4, 20151:15 - 2:15 PMInnovative Learning Sessiondvm360 Full CircleDr. H. Lobprise, B. Halow, LVT, CVPM, V. Byard, CVT, VTS (Dentistry), CVJInnovative Learning Two-Way SessionDentistry: A team sport! Fumbles, penalties, or touchdowns?
Friday, Dec. 4, 20153:00 - 4:00 PMInnovative Learning Sessiondvm360 Full CircleDr. E. Colleran, Dr. R. MacPete, and H. Prendergast, RVT, CVPMInnovative Learning Two-Way SessionCatering to cats: Medicine, management and money
Friday, Dec. 4, 20154:30 - 5:30 PMInnovative Learning Sessiondvm360 Full CircleDr. J. Berger, Dr. K. Felsted, and M. Spooner, LVT, VTS (Behavior), BS, KPA-CPTInnovative Learning Two-Way SessionThe down-low on going slow: How low-stress patient handling benefits everyone
Friday, Dec. 4, 201512:20 - 1:20 PMSponsored CourseSponsored Lunch SymposiumK. Yagi, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)Let's Talk Heartworm: Strengthening the Tech to Pet Owner Conversation
Friday, Dec. 4, 20157:00 - 9:00 PMEvening SessionsDermatologyDr. R. GhubashWhat to do with those challenging dermatology cases
Friday, Dec. 4, 20157:00 - 9:00 PMEvening SessionsPractice ManagementDr. A. Roark and Dr. D. NicolDiagnosing website and Facebook pages — one practice at a time
Friday, Dec. 4, 20157:00 - 9:00 PMEvening SessionsOncologyDr. T. Fan and Dr. K. WycisloMast cell tumors: The good, the bad, and the ugly
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20158:00 AM- 12:15 PMSponsored SymposiumFear-Free PracticeDr. M. Becker, Dr. R. LeCouteur, and Dr. L. RadostaWhy and How to Create a Fear-Free Practice
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20158:15 - 9:15 AMLectureAdvanced Track Clinical ProgramV. Byard, LVT, VTS (Dentistry) CVJDental equipment maintenance and technician safety
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20159:30 - 10:30 AMLectureAdvanced Track Clinical ProgramV. Byard, LVT, VTS (Dentistry) CVJDental charting: It is more than just Xs and Os
Saturday, Dec. 5, 201511:15 AM - 12:15 PMLectureAdvanced Track Clinical ProgramV. Byard, LVT, VTS (Dentistry) CVJOut of sight! Are intraoral radiographs important for a complete dental assessment?
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20151:45 - 2:45 PMLectureAdvanced Track Clinical ProgramV. Byard, LVT, VTS (Dentistry) CVJPain management and regional nerve blocks in small animal dental patients
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20153:15 - 4:15 PMLectureAdvanced Track Clinical ProgramV. Byard, LVT, VTS (Dentistry) CVJPeriodontal disease: The most prevalent veterinary disease
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20154:45 - 5:45 PMLectureAdvanced Track Clinical ProgramV. Byard, LVT, VTS (Dentistry) CVJGaining compliance: Getting those dentistries to the table
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20158:15 - 9:15 AMLectureClinical ProgramDr. D. BruyetteThyroid disease in dogs and cats
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20159:30 - 10:30 AMLectureClinical ProgramDr. W. BushNeurolocalization: Why does this dog walk so funny?
Saturday, Dec. 5, 201511:15 AM - 12:15 PMLectureClinical ProgramDr. W. Gordon-EvansPain: Detection and management
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20151:45 - 2:45 PMLectureClinical ProgramDr. B. BulmerManaging expectations and maximizing patient outcome with cardiovascular disease
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20153:15 - 4:15 PMLectureClinical ProgramDr. C. GreenacreOverview of practical avian parasitology for technicians
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20154:45 - 5:45 PMLectureClinical ProgramDr. J. BartgesWhy cats are not small dogs: Feline nutrition
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20158:15 - 9:15 AMLectureClinical ProgramDr. C. GriffinEars: What is that structure?
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20159:30 - 10:30 AMLectureClinical ProgramDr. A. JutkowitzTransfusion medicine
Saturday, Dec. 5, 201511:15 AM - 12:15 PMLectureClinical ProgramDr. M. MitchellClinical pathology and the exotic pet: Where do I stick the needle and what's with all the nucleated cells?
Saturday, Dec. 5, 201512:00 - 1:30 PMSponsored SymposiumPain ManagementDr. D. BradleyClass IV Laser Therapy - Emerging Trends in Veterinary Laser Technology: Revolutionizing Pain Management and Wound Healing
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20151:30 - 2:30 PMInnovative Learning SessionYour Practice Presence: Get Online and Go Off the ChartDr. J. SchaibleInnovative Learning Two-Way SessionMeasure twice, cut once: Calculate marketing return on investment
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20153:00 - 4:00 PMInnovative Learning SessionYour Practice Presence: Get Online and Go Off the ChartDr. J. SchaibleInnovative Learning Two-Way SessionNo search engine optimization, no clients: Your disappearing website
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20154:45 - 5:45 PMInnovative Learning SessionYour Practice Presence: Get Online and Go Off the ChartDr. J. SchaibleInnovative Learning Two-Way SessionStop hiding your good deeds from the Internet
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20157:00 - 9:00 PMEvening SessionsGastrointestinal MedicineDr. M. LeibChronic diarrhea in dogs and cats: A practical diagnostic approach
Saturday, Dec. 5, 20157:00 - 9:00 PMEvening SessionsNutritionDr. J. BartgesThe skinny on fat: Obesity
Sunday, Dec. 6, 20158:15 - 9:15 AMLectureTechnician Advanced Track Clinical ProgramD. Liss, BA, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), CVPMPain management in the ER: The fifth vital sign
Sunday, Dec. 6, 20159:45 - 10:45 AMLectureTechnician Advanced Track Clinical ProgramD. Liss, BA, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), CVPMCritical care patient monitoring
Sunday, Dec. 6, 201511:30 AM - 12:00 PMLectureTechnician Advanced Track Clinical ProgramD. Liss, BA, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), CVPMTraumatic brain injury management: Not just the head needs treating
Sunday, Dec. 6, 20152:00 - 3:00 PMLectureTechnician Advanced Track Clinical ProgramD. Liss, BA, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), CVPMCritical care nursing: Tales from the trenches
Sunday, Dec. 6, 20153:10 - 4:10 PMLectureTechnician Advanced Track Clinical ProgramD. Liss, BA, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), CVPMGut drugs: GI pharmacology
Sunday, Dec. 6, 20154:20 - 5:20 PMLectureTechnician Advanced Track Clinical ProgramD. Liss, BA, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), CVPMUnderstanding endocrine testing
Sunday, Dec. 6, 20158:15 - 9:15 AMLectureTechnician Practice ManagementH. Prendergast, RVT, CVPM Making the move from technician to lead technician
Sunday, Dec. 6, 20159:45 - 10:45 AMLectureTechnician Practice ManagementH. Prendergast, RVT, CVPM Technician accountabilities that enhance productivity
Sunday, Dec. 6, 201511:30 AM - 12:00 PMLectureTechnician Practice ManagementH. Prendergast, RVT, CVPM Becoming the indispensable team member
Sunday, Dec. 6, 20152:00 - 3:00 PMLectureTechnician Practice ManagementS. Grosdidier, BS, RVTVideo lessons: Be an exam room hero
Sunday, Dec. 6, 20153:10 - 4:10 PMLectureTechnician Practice ManagementS. Grosdidier, BS, RVTVideo lessons: Technician tools that really work
Sunday, Dec. 6, 20154:20 - 5:20 PMLectureTechnician Practice ManagementS. Grosdidier, BS, RVTVideo lessons: Making the first 90 days count - in any job

 

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