Enrollment is closed.
Presenter: Kersti Seksel, BVSc (Hons),
MRCVS, MA (Hons), FACVSc (Animal Behavior), Dipl. ACVB, DECAWBM
BHVR108-0916: Kitten Kindy
The lectures for this course will be presented as a combination of text and audio.
September 6-23, 2016
Real Time Sessions (RTS):
Tuesday, September 13, 2016; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)
Course RTS Times in Your Area:
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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
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*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:
course will be open to
veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, and veterinary support staff
actively interested in feline socialization and the setting up and
running of Kitten Kindy® classes.
VIN CE Course:
Open to veterinarians.
Veterinary staff may also enroll provided they are associated with an enrolled veterinarian.
Veterinary staff need to provide the name of their veterinarian in the comment section
during the enrollment process.
This course has been submitted for RACE approval for
veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
This course will cover how to set up and run Kitten Kindy® classes.
It will help you understand how kittens learn, the importance of appropriate
socialization, recognize normal feline behavior and provide advice to kitten
owners on some common feline behavior issues. By running these classes it should
increase the likelihood that the kitten and owner will have a strong bond with
each other as well as with your practice.
(Real Time Session September 13, 2016):
Kersti Seksel, BVSc (Hons), MRCVS, MA (Hons), FACVSc (Animal Behavior), Dipl. ACVB, DECAWBM
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.
- provide a step by step guide to running the Kitten Kindy® classes.
- teach owners how to interact with their cat so they have a manageable adult cat.
- understand how to train and socialise kittens.
To learn more about the requirements for earning a CE certificate, please refer to
Receiving Your CE Credit and Course Completion Certificate
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 Presenter:
is a registered veterinary specialist in Behavioral
Medicine in Australia, USA and Europe. She works in two referral practices seeing
behavior cases in Sydney and all round in Australia. She teaches the Distance Education
course in Behavioral Medicine for the Centre of Veterinary Education at the University
of Sydney, 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:
Member $42 ($38 early bird special if enrolled by August 30, 2016)
Non-Member $103 ($93 early bird special if enrolled by August 30, 2016)
Prices are listed in US dollars.
*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes,
enrollment will close on September 13, 2016 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
Enrollment is closed.
"This program (RACE program number to be determined) has been submitted
for approval by AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 2 CE Credits, with a maximum
of 2 CE Credits being available to any individual
veterinarian or veterinary technician/technologist.
This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of:
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."
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A complete refund of the paid course price will be
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to discuss eligibility for a pro-rated refund.
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call the VIN office at 800-846-0028 ext. 797.
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VIN Education Coordinator
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