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18th Annual Technician Symposium

January 28, 2017 @1:30 pm-January 29, 2017 @3:00 pm


Annual veterinary technician symposium designed by technicians for technicians.
Two lecture tracks:

  1. NURSING TRACK: Respiratory patients, critical patients, neurologic, blood pressure symptoms, diabetes, cardio vascular patient
  2. FAVORITE THINGS TRACK: Feeding the picky pet, choosing the right pet food, shock,creating a low stress visit, shock, hemodialysi

SATURDAY LAB- only 40 attendees! Additional $50 charge – 4 hours of CE Monitoring your MACHINE


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Course Director: Susan Bryant, CVT, VTS-Anesthesia, Clinical Sciences Supervisor, Foster Hospital for Small Animals
Saturday, January 28                  10 Hours of Continuing Education Credit for Full Conference and Lab
1:30 PM Registration and Check-In (1:30 PM – 2:00 PM)  
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Laboratory: Monitors and Monitoring.  You finally have the fancy monitor, but what is it telling you?”Additional $50- only open to first 45 registrants
Sunday, January 29
7:15 AM Registration and Check-In (7:30 AM – 8:00 AM) Continental breakfast will be served.




These are our favorite things

8:00 AM –8:50 AM  Monitoring the Respiratory PatientSusan Bryant Finicky felines and picky pooches: Strategies for patient inappetance Debbie Linder
9:00 AM –9:50 AM The Fast and the Focused: Rapid decision making and efficient monitoring during critical anesthesia Cristin Kilpatrick, What’s the best pet food? Case-based answers to how a nutritionist approaches this questionDebbie Linder
9:50 AM                Break  (9:50 AM – 10:05 AM) Break  (9:50 AM – 10:05 AM)
10:05 AM –10:55 AM Hypotension? Hypertension? What causes and cures, A Blood Pressure How toMatthew Dann Hemodialysis: The Why, The How and The WhoFrances Kay
11:00 AM –11:50 AM Nursing the Diabetic Patient: How Sweet it Is! Carolyn Tai Practicing low stress handling and adapting the environment of the hospital to meet the needs of patients Michele Damon
12:00 PM Lunch  (12:00 PM –12:45 PM)
1:00 PM –1:50 PM Nursing the Neurologic Patient: Assessment and care Michele Damon  ShockJeffrey Backus
2:00 PM –2:50 PM Nursing the Cardio Vascular patient- What to watch for and what to do when you see itKristen Antoon  Pain Management in the ICU and ERJeffrey Backus T

Schedule specifics are subject to change

Contact Information: (508) 887-4723, E-mail, web



January 28, 2017 @1:30 pm
January 29, 2017 @3:00 pm
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Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University


Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts
North Grafton, MA United States + Google Map

Continuing Education for Veterinary Professionals

Cummings School faculty provide the latest in surgical and medical education (CE) to the veterinary professionals and staff throughout New England. Leaders in research and teaching, they provide seminars, lectures, hands on labs, and online learning experiences that improve the care and treatment of all species.