January 11, 2017

Upcoming Courses

What’s In Your Emergency Kit?

JULY 16, CHICAGO IL
6 CE HOURS
SPEAKERS: DR. BARBARA ROYAL AND DR. ARIELLE HERNDOBLER

  • Review Basic emergencies by location, body system, and relative emergent status.
  • Best practices in assessing and triaging emergencies.
  • Review current practices and prognoses in emergency medicine based on patient conditions.
  • Assessing and treating emergencies as they relate to different species, ages, and temperament.
  • Develop best practices to manage anxiety and stress for patient, owner, staff and medical practitioners.
  • Understand the most common causes, signs, testing methods and sequelae to inflammation as it affects both health and disease in pets.
  • Assessing Integrative techniques and treatments that can be used in conjunction with conventional medicine to manage inflammation and emergencies.
  • Recognizing reasons to employ different methods based on their ability to augment treatment, improve positive outcomes, as well as their possible effectiveness in place of conventional treatments.
  • Overview of current research and case studies to support methods of treatment.
  • How to appropriately gather information and provide relevant details to expedite emergency care.
  • Provide framework to help practitioners teach owners the basics of immediate care at home and how to make a Home Emergency Kit.

TECHNICIAN TEACHING HOUR

  • An integrative and holistic look at restraint and data gathering for technicians.
  • Actions the technicians need to know from a holistic standpoint.
  • Procedures that incorporate holistic care in emergencies.
  • Helping the doctor manage the patient and the owner.
  • In an emergency, how to manage limited samples.
  • How to properly educate owners about follow-up care and next steps.
  • Putting the owner and patient at ease.
  • Before the doctor gets there, what can the technician do to put the owner/animal at ease and speed up the diagnostic process?
  • Tongue and pulse diagnosis – clues to the inside.​

“This program 1136-29844 is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 6.00 CE Credits (6.00 max) being available to any one veterinarian: and/or 6.00 Veterinary Technician CE Credits (6.00 max). This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of:
Category One: Scientific
Category Two: Non-Scientific-Clinical
Category Three: Non-Scientific-Practice Management/Professional Development using the delivery method of Seminar/LectureLab/Wet Lab. This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements. RACE does not “accredit” or “endorse” or “certify” any program or person, nor does RACE approval validate the content of the program.” 

This program will be included under your approved provider listing on AAVSB’s Website (www.aavsb.org). This program may be repeated within the two (2) year Program Approval Period at different locations and/or on different dates, with advance notice to AAVSB. Variations in program content or method of delivery are NOT the same program, and must be submitted as new programs.
Please contact the AAVSB RACE program at race@aavsb.org or 877-698-8482 should you have any comments/concerns regarding this program’s validity or relevancy to the veterinary profession, or if you have questions regarding this notification.

Cancer & Other Solvable Conditions in Pets

OCTOBER 7-8, BUCHANAN MI
16 CE HOURS (PENDING RACE APPROVAL)
SPEAKERS: DR. BARBARA ROYAL, RODNEY HABIB, DANIEL ORREGO, CHAR WALKER LCSW, CMT
  • Cancer, its causes, treatments, options for management and current research.  RAHU’s engaging and international speakers will discuss ideas that address cancer from the cellular, nutritional, environmental, energetic, and global levels.
  • The mechanisms involved in the development of cancers as well as the mechanisms that the body has to recognize and remove cancers will be discussed.
  • Specific cancer treatment recommendations will be discussed and evaluated. We will also focus on species, cultural and modality differences in avoiding, fighting, and managing cancers.
  • Methods of diagnostic identification of different types of cancers and their sensitivity and specificity will be discussed.
  • Groundbreaking and easy-to implement treatment options will be part of our discussions.
  • Appropriate diet recommendations and recipes will be discussed.
  • A list of items for a cancer survival kit and resources will be provided.
  • Botanical garden tour to identify herbs commonly used to help support healthy immune systems to diminish/decrease the incidence of cancers.
  • Case studies will be discussed.
  • The new documentary on canine cancer from Rodney Habib and Dr. Karen Becker will be discussed. The documentary is projected to be released in time for a showing of the movie over our RAHU weekend.​
  • Groundbreaking and easy-to-implement treatment options will be part of our discussions.
  • Appropriate diet recommendations and recipes will be discussed.
  • Finding, Recognizing and Using Local Herbs as Natural Remedies to improve health and longevity
  • Includes a laboratory on making your own topical remedies
  • Finding local medicinal plants and planting your own herb garden
  • Fernwood Botanical Garden tour