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$ = additional fee applies www.avmaconvention.org I convention preview 73eveningluncheveningGaining Venous AccessID# 10537 CE: 1.00Amy N BretonDeveloping and Managing an Equine Critical Care TeamID# 10548 CE: 1.00Nan K HuffTechnician UtilizationID# 10584 CE: 1.00Katherine DobbsFluid TherapyID# 10536 CE: 1.00Amy N BretonFoal AnesthesiaID# 10549 CE: 1.00Jessie J LobergTech Team of EqualsID# 10585 CE: 1.00Katherine DobbsCreating a Clinic Disaster PlanID# 10538 CE: 1.00Amy N BretonHow to Read and Interpret ECGs: ID# 10550 CE: 1.00Jessie J LobergPreparing for a Lead Tech PositionID# 10586 CE: 1.00Katherine DobbsDisaster Lessons LearnedID# 10539 CE: 1.00Amy N BretonEquine MRIID# 10551 CE: 1.00Jessie J LobergProfessional Career DevelopmentID# 10587 CE: 1.00Katherine Dobbsbon voyage, see you in San diego!12 pm 1:00 pm2:00 pm3:00 pm4:00 pmafternoon sponsored by Hills Pet Nutrition, Inc.afternoon sponsored by Hills Pet Nutrition, Inc.afternoon sponsored by Hills Pet Nutrition, Inc.

74 avma convention preview I www.avmaconvention.org. . . . . . . veterinary technicians . . . . . . .Saturday, July 16Bird Handling9:00 am-11:50 amID# 10622 CE: 3.00Fee: $175 Enrollment limited to 20 registrants.Learn low-stress handling techniques for different types of birds, from birds of prey to small song birds, including handling for blood draws, exams, and parents with chicks.Linda M CampbellSunday, July 17PSI (Parasite Scene Investigation): A Challenge!8:00 am-10:50 amID# 10588 CE: 3.00Fee: $175 Enrollment limited to 20 registrants.How good are you at 'processing the symptoms and diagnostic scene,' identifying the 'criminal' at fault and dispensing 'justice' when it comes to parasites? Review your parasite knowledge, challenge your ability to recognize the culprits in question and confirm your very important role in helping pets overcome parasitic compromises.Todd HuspaniMonday, July 18Troubleshooting Cytology2:00 pm-5:50 pmID# 10628 CE: 4.00Fee: $200 Enrollment limited to 40 registrants.Review, study, discuss and consider potential differential diagnoses using slides from actual cases. The signalment, history, and aspirate site will be provided. Once you have formed your questions and opinions concerning a specific case, attendees will engage in group learning using projection microscopy. A mini-tutorial will be given for each case.Jennifer L BrazzellSaturday, July 16 & Sunday, July 17Veterinary Technician LuncheonsNoon-12:50 pmVeterinary Technicians and Technician Students are invited to join Hill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. for a complimentary lunch on Saturday and Sunday at the Convention Center. Representatives from Hill's will be on hand to provide a short presentation. An AVMA Convention badge will be required.Special Keynote SpeakerKara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVTKara holds master's degrees in physiology and counseling psychology. She has authored many articles and textbook chapters focusing on topics such as nutrition, leadership, and technician utilization. She was the 2010 NAVTA Veterinary Technician of the Year. Sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition Monday, July 18Veterinary Technician Reception6:30 pmHill's Pet Nutrition, Inc. and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America are pleased to invite Veterinary Technicians and technician students for an evening of fun, food and festivities. Pre-registration is required and is complimentary to technicians and technician students. A convention badge is required. Sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition & NAVTA Intravenous Catheter Placement in the Equine8:00 am-9:50 amID# 10621 CE: 2.00Fee: $175 Enrollment limited to 20 registrants.Various types of IV catheters and placement techniques will be demonstrated and practiced in vein models. Over-the-needle and over-the-wire catheters will be used.Jamie M De FazionTechnician Program Generously Sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition Jack L. Mara Interactive Labs