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NUTR106-0618: Canine and Feline Obesity Management
The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using webinar platform.
Catherine Lenox, DVM, Diplomate ACVN
June 18-July 5, 2018
Real Time Sessions (RTS):
Monday, June 25, 2018; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)
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Level and Prerequisites:
course will be open to veterinarians
actively interested in obesity management for canine and feline patients.
VIN CE Course:
Open to veterinarians.
This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-26289)
In this 2-hour course, we will discuss health risks associated with obesity in dogs and cats;
nutritional assessments for obese and overweight patients, including dietary history,
body condition score, and muscle condition score; and a step-by-step approach to the
overweight or obese patient. We will also discuss case examples.
(Real Time Session June 25, 2018):
Canine and Feline Obesity Management
Catherine Lenox, DVM, Diplomate ACVN
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.
- Identify health risks associated with obesity in dogs and cats.
- Review the nutritional assessment process for the obese or overweight patient.
- Discuss a step-by-step approach to the obese or overweight patient.
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:
Dr. Catherine Lenox
graduated from veterinary school at the University
of Missouri in 2007. She then went on to complete a small animal medicine and surgery
internship at Colorado State University and a small animal nutrition residency at the
Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. She was board-certified by
the American College of Veterinary Nutrition in 2011. Dr. Lenox is also certified in
veterinary acupuncture. After three years in specialty practice, Dr. Lenox joined Royal
Canin USA in 2014. She is currently Scientific Affairs Manager at Royal Canin USA.
Total CE Credit:
Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by June 4, 2018)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by June 4, 2018)
Prices are listed in US dollars.
*To ensure participants are ready and prepared for classes,
enrollment will close on June 25, 2018 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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"This program (22-26289) is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a
total of 2 CE Credits, with a maximum of 2 CE Credits being available to any individual
This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of:
##Scientific, Non-Scientific-Clinical, 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:
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- For further assistance call 800-846-0028 ext. 797 or email
Please include the course title, your full name, and contact information in your correspondence.
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.
*For more information on VIN's upcoming CE courses, check the
VIN Course Catalog
Katherine James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM (SAIM)
VIN Education Director
VIN CE Services: CEonVIN@vin.com
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