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VSPN CE Course TECH223-0318: Canine and Feline Allergies
Audio only - Webinar: The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Zoomtm platform.

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Instructor: Thomas Hansen, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice)


Course Open: March 20, 2018-April 6, 2018
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Tuesday, March 27, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
Course RTS Times in Your Area: World Clock Converter

*The instructors 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 course is for all veterinary staff and will focus on common canine and feline allergic issues seen in small animal practice.
VSPN CE Course: Open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, support staff, veterinary teams, etc.This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(22-31794)

Course Description:
Skin conditions are one of the most common problems seen in day to day small animal practice. Some of the most frequent presenting complaints are itching, ear infections, hair loss, and “hot spots”. Allergies are a common underlying cause for these problems.

Veterinary technicians play a vital role in the management of allergic patients through obtaining complete histories, performing diagnostic tests, and providing client education. This course will support that role by providing an overview of canine and feline allergies.

Week 1 (Real Time Session March 27, 2018): Canine and Feline Allergies
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.

*The lecture portion of this course will be an audio presentation, please be prepared to listen.

*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: There is no required textbook for this course.

About the Instructor:
Thomas Hansen, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice) is a graduate of the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Canine and Feline Practice). He is in general and emergency practice in the San Francisco East Bay Area.

Total CE Credit: 1.5

Tuition: $32 ($29 early bird special if enrolled by March 5, 2018)
Prices are listed in US dollars.

* Students currently enrolled in and taking at least 2 classes or 5 units at an AVMA accredited or CAAHT approved Veterinary Technician Program may be eligible to receive a 50% discount off the regular rate for this course (upon verification of student status).
*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes, enrollment will close at 5pm ET on March 27, 2018, or when the maximum number of participants is reached.
*For more information on how online CE works, see the Participant Resource Center.

To Enroll:
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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. 792 or email VSPNCE@vspn.org. Please include the course title, your full name, and contact information in your correspondence.
*Note: "This program (22-31794) has been submitted for approval by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 1.5 CE Credits, with a maximum of 1.5 CE Credits being available to any individual veterinarian or veterinary technician/technologist. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: Scientific, Non-Scientific-Practice Management/Professional Development 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 VSPN office 800-846-0028 ext. 792 to discuss eligibility for a pro-rated refund.

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

Charlotte Waack, RVT, CVT
VSPN Director/VSPN CE Director

VSPN CE Services: VSPNCE@vspn.org
800-846-0028 or 530-756-4881; ext. 792
or direct line to VIN/VSPN from the United Kingdom: 01 45 222 6154
or direct line to VIN/VSPN from Australia: 02 6145 2357


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