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VIN CE Course BHVR101-0717: When the Bite is Worse than the Bark - Canine Aggression Directed Toward Humans
The lectures for this course will be presented as a combination of text and audio.

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Presenters:
Debbie Calnon, BSc BVMS MANZCVSc(Animal Behaviour) DipVET-P CertIVTC Dip TAA
Kersti Seksel, BVSc (Hons), MRCVS, MA (Hons), FANCVS (Animal Behavior), Di. ACVB, DECAWBM, FAVA

Course Open: July 31-September 8, 2017
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Mondays, August 7, 14, 21 and 28; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)
Course RTS Times in Your Area: World Clock Converter

Practice Sessions: In order to prepare you for a successful experience in your CE course, we request you attend a Practice Session prior to the first Real Time Session. Please arrive promptly at the start time; each Practice Session is up to 1 hour in length. For more information, please visit the CE Practice Area.

*The presenters for this course will be using audio which will require you to have a headset or speakers to listen. If you have any concerns regarding your computer's audio capabilities, please be sure to attend one of the Practice Sessions.

Level and Prerequisites: This basic will be open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, support staff, and veterinary teams actively interested in canine behavior and aggression issues.
This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-29312)

Course Information:
This course will provide an overview of canine aggression that is directed toward people. A good understanding of learning theory and neurophysiology helps in the understanding and treatment of Canine Aggression. This foundation allows a relevant history to be taken. After taking this course, you should be more confident in your ability to assess the prognosis for each case presented to you and to formulate an appropriate management strategy.

Week 1 (Real Time Session August 7, 2017): Classical and Operant Conditioning
Presenters: Debbie Calnon and Kersti Seksel
Format: Text/Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 2 (Real Time Session August 14, 2017): Aggression directed toward people
Presenters: Debbie Calnon and Kersti Seksel
Format: Text/Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 3 (Real Time Session August 21, 2017): Treatment Strategies
Presenters: Debbie Calnon and Kersti Seksel
Format: Text/Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Week 4 (Real Time Session August 28, 2017): Treatment Strategies
Presenters: Debbie Calnon and Kersti Seksel
Format: Text/Audio
Objectives: Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to Successful completion (scoring 80% or better) on the end-of-course test is required to earn a certificate of completion for the course. To learn more about the requirements for earning a CE certificate, please refer to Receiving Your CE Credit and Course Completion Certificate.

Course Materials: Course materials will be available in the course library prior to each Real Time Session.
Required Textbook(s): There is no required textbook for this course.

About the Presenters:
Debbie Calnon has joined Dr Kersti Seksel to teach a number of VIN behavior courses. She also collaborates with Kersti teaching the Distance Education course in Behavioral Medicine for the Centre of Veterinary Education at the University of Sydney and in writing chapters for behavior texts. Debbie enjoys teaching behavior topics to veterinarians, veterinary nurses, trainers and other groups interested in small animal behavior. She is passionate about promoting the importance of behavioral medicine to the veterinary profession. Debbie values the opportunity to share ideas and experiences on VIN and appreciates the benefits of being part of the supportive VIN community.

Kersti Seksel is a registered veterinary specialist in behavioral medicine in Australia, New Zealand, USA and Europe. She works sees behaviour cases in Sydney, her main base as well the rest of Australia. She teaches the Distance Education course in Behavioral Medicine for the Centre of Veterinary Education at the University of Sydney, is an adjunct senior lecturer at Charles Sturt University in Australia, presents education courses all over the world in behavioral medicine, and writes for scientific journals, textbooks, as well as popular magazines. She is a regular presenter in the media and currently chairs the Animal Welfare Advisory Council for NSW Government and loves being part of the wider VIN community.

Total CE Credit: 6

Tuition: Member $138 ($124 early bird special if enrolled by July 17, 2017)
Non-Member $231 ($208early bird special if enrolled by July 17, 2017)
Prices are listed in US dollars.

*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes, enrollment will close on August 7, 2017 at 5 pm ET (USA) or when the maximum number of participants is reached.

*For more information on how online CE works, see the Participant Resource Center.

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  1. Enrollment qualifications: VIN CE courses are open to VIN member and non-member veterinarians. Veterinarians enrolling in a VSPN CE course must be a VIN member. Veterinary support staff must be a VSPN member to enroll in a VSPN CE or a VIN CE course open to VSPN member enrollment.
  2. Each enrollee must be able to receive emails from @vspn.org and @vin.com addresses. Email is our major form of communication with participants; personal emails are highly recommended rather than clinic/hospital email addresses.
  3. Each person is individually responsible for his/her own registration. To ensure that all information received is secure and correct, please do not enroll for a course on behalf of another individual.
  4. For further assistance call 800-846-0028 ext. 797 or email CEonVIN@vin.com. Please include the course title, your full name, and contact information in your correspondence.
"This program (22-29312) is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 6 CE Credits, with a maximum of 6 CE Credits being available to any individual veterinarian or veterinary technician/technologist. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: Scientific, using the delivery method of Interactive-Distance: (Web-based, Teleconference or Audio-Conference). This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements."

Course withdrawal and refund policy: A complete refund of the paid course price will be issued when your withdrawal request is received prior to the listed start date of the course. If you wish to withdraw after the start date please contact the VIN office 800-846-0028 ext. 797 to discuss eligibility for a pro-rated refund.
* Note: To ensure rapid handling of your request for withdrawal, we recommend that you call the VIN office at 800-846-0028 ext. 797.

*For more information on VIN's upcoming CE courses, check the VIN Course Catalog.

Katherine James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
VIN Education Coordinator

VIN CE Services: CEonVIN@vin.com
800-846-0028 or 530-756-4881; ext. 797
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