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)
March 20, 2018-April 6, 2018
Real Time Sessions (RTS):
Tuesday, March 27, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
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*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:
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)
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.
(Real Time Session March 27, 2018):
Canine and Feline Allergies
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.
- List common differentials for itchy skin and ears.
- Describe similarities and differences between the common types of allergies.
- Understand how allergies are diagnosed and managed.
- Use new strategies for optimal client education
*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 will be available
in the course library prior to each Real Time Session.
There is no required textbook for this course.
About the Instructor:
Total CE Credit:
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.
$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
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*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.
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