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TECH100-0308: FUNdamentals of Toxicology
Joanna Delaport, CVT, Mindy Bough, CVT, BA, Margaret Moorman, CVT; and the veterinarians of the Animal Poison Control Center: Eric Dunayer, DVM, Camille DeClementi, VMD, DABT, DABVT, Christine Hayes, DVM, Colette Wegenast, DVM, Donna Mensching, DVM, Mary Schell, DVM
March 17-April 6, 2008
Real Time Sessions: Thursday evenings, March 20 and 27, 2007; 9:00pm-10:30pm pm ET (USA)
FUNdamentals of Toxicology will cover General Management of Poisonings and Common Household Hazards. This interactive course has an emphasis on visual aids and case reports. The two sessions will include lecture notes and will be supported by a series of web-based case problems.
This course is designed and course work will be geared specifically for the veterinary support personnel in practice (i.e. veterinary technicians, veterinary assistants, receptionists, etc.)
Upon completion of this course, the participant should be able to
TEXTBOOK There is no required for this course, however, it is highly recommended that participants utilize the current APCC Poisonous Plant Book located online in the VSPN Library: http://www.vin.com/Members/VSPN/Library/Misc/VSPN_M01947.htm
Week 1: General Management of Poisonings
During this session we will study history taking, recognition of, and preparation for poisoning emergencies.
Week 2: Common Household Hazards
During this session we will study treatment and monitoring of common small animal poisoning cases, as well as poison prevention.
Library materials will be made available prior to the topic week so participants will have plenty of time to prepare for the real time sessions and discussion.
MESSAGE BOARD DISCUSSIONS:
Message board discussions regarding the topic presented will begin on the day the course opens and continue for one week following the last real time session. These discussions will be held in the VSPN CE course area.
CE HOURS: 3
TUITION: $Free (Sponsored by the ASPCA - Animal Poison Control Center); There is limited space for this course, please enroll early to ensure your slot. Enrollment will be closed as soon as all spaces are filled. Enrollment will be limited to VSPN Membership only.
** NOTE: Registration will be closed when the maximum number of participants is reached or at 5pm ET the day of the first real time session.
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How to's of online CE: http://www.vspn.org/CE/VSPN_M02233.htm
Policies and Procedures: http://www.vin.com/Members/VSPN/Library/Misc/VSPN_M06292.htm
Note: "This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 3 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Call VSPN CE at 1-800-700-4636 for further information." (Attendees are encouraged to check with their licensing jurisdiction(s) for information regarding recognition by their board).
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