Technicians

Tacoma, WA
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September 22–24
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140+ CE Hours

Friday, September 22

8:00 - 8:50 am
Pet’s Eye View: Learning in the Veterinary Clinic
by Monique Feyrecilde, BA, LVT, VTS (Behavior)
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Ballroom CD
Improving Patient Safety in Your Practice - Root Cause Analysis: Why Did This Happen?
by Ashley Byrne, LVT
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Room 318
9:00 - 9:50 am
Behavior as Simple as A, B, C! The Applied Behavior Analysis Model
by Monique Feyrecilde, BA, LVT, VTS (Behavior)
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Ballroom CD
Change Management for Better Patient Safety
by Ashley Byrne, LVT
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Room 318
9:50 - 10:30 am
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
10:30 - 11:20 am
All in the Family: Safe Family Presence and Client Participation in Veterinary Medicine
by Monique Feyrecilde, BA, LVT, VTS (Behavior)
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Ballroom CD
Alternatives to Surgery
by Kelly Deselms, LVT, CCRP
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Room 318
11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Learning Theory: It’s not Just About Animals!
by Monique Feyrecilde, BA, LVT, VTS (Behavior)
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Ballroom CD
Osteoarthritis & Rehab Therapies
by Kelly Deselms, LVT, CCRP
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Room 318
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch On Your Own
1:30 - 2:20 pm
Mind, Body, Behavior
by Monique Feyrecilde, BA, LVT, VTS (Behavior)
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Ballroom CD
The 5 Most Common Small Animal Ophthalmic Diseases
by Holly Kitchen BS, CVT, VTS (Ophthalmology), Fear Free Certified
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Room 318
2:30 - 3:20 pm
Nail Trim MAGIC!
by Monique Feyrecilde, BA, LVT, VTS (Behavior)
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Ballroom CD
The Most Common Ophthalmic Emergencies
by Holly Kitchen BS, CVT, VTS (Ophthalmology), Fear Free Certified
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Room 318
3:20 - 4:00 pm
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
4:00 - 4:50 pm
Making Change Easy: How to Implement New Ideas in your Practice
by Monique Feyrecilde, BA, LVT, VTS (Behavior)
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Ballroom CD
Equine Ophthalmology for the Veterinary Technician
by Holly Kitchen BS, CVT, VTS (Ophthalmology), Fear Free Certified
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Room 318
5:00 - 8:00 pm
Friday Evening VetFest! Social and Dance Party

Saturday, September 23

8:30 - 9:20 am
ABC’s of Veterinary Dental Radiology: Full-Mouth Series Simplified
by Benita Altier LVT, VTS (Dentistry)
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Ballroom CD
Ophthalmic Examination Skills for the Veterinary Technician
by Holly Kitchen BS, CVT, VTS (Ophthalmology), Fear Free Certified
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Room 318
9:30 - 10:20 pm
The C.O.R.E. Dental Procedure
by Benita Altier LVT, VTS (Dentistry)
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Ballroom CD
Think it Through Clinical Cases - Part I
Holly Kitchen BS, CVT, VTS (Ophthalmology), Fear Free Certified
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Room 318
10:20 - 11:00 am
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
11:00 - 11:50 am
Feline Dentistry- Top Five Feline Dental Concerns
by Benita Altier LVT, VTS (Dentistry)
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Ballroom CD
Think it Through Clinical Cases - Part II
Holly Kitchen BS, CVT, VTS (Ophthalmology), Fear Free Certified
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Room 318
11:50 am - 1:15 pm
WSVMA Awards Lunch
1:15 - 2:05 pm
Pediatric Veterinary Dentistry-They are Not Just “Baby” Teeth
by Benita Altier LVT, VTS (Dentistry)
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Ballroom CD
Team Utilization
by Ashley Byrne, LVT
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Room 318
2:15 - 3:05 pm
“Oh, My Nerves” - Regional Anesthetic Blocks for Veterinary Dentistry
by Benita Altier LVT, VTS (Dentistry)
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Ballroom CD
Xylazine
by Tim Fenimore, DEA Agent
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Room 318
3:05 - 3:40 pm
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
3:40 - 4:30 pm
“Shiny Isn’t Sharp” Sharpening our Dental Instruments
by Benita Altier LVT, VTS (Dentistry)
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Ballroom CD
Deep Breath’s it’s Going to be OK: Understanding Capnography
by Antonia Laoutaris, RVT, VTS(Anesthesia/Analgesia)
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Room 318
4:40 - 5:30 pm
Advanced Charting for Veterinary Technicians
by Benita Altier LVT, VTS (Dentistry)
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Ballroom CD
The Rhythm is Gonna Get Ya: Understanding the ECG and Common Wave Forms
by Antonia Laoutaris, RVT, VTS(Anesthesia/Analgesia)
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Room 318
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Power of 10 Reception

Sunday, September 24

8:30 - 9:20 am
Dress for Success! Tailoring Your Anesthetic Plan
by Antonia Laoutaris, RVT, VTS(Anesthesia/Analgesia)
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Ballroom CD
9:20 - 9:30 am
Break
9:30 - 10:20 am
Geriatric Anesthesia
by Antonia Laoutaris, RVT, VTS(Anesthesia/Analgesia)
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Ballroom CD
10:20 - 10:30 pm
Break
10:30 - 11:20 am
LocoRegional Analgesic Techniques
by Antonia Laoutaris, RVT, VTS(Anesthesia/Analgesia)
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Ballroom CD
11:20 - 11:30 am
Break
11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Stat Triage
by Antonia Laoutaris, RVT, VTS(Anesthesia/Analgesia)
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Ballroom CD