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21st Veterinary Technician Symposium - Online

$ 75 for Lectures


February, 2022



CE Credits

Lectures - 6 Credits


Join us for the 21st Veterinary Technician Symposium on February 6, 2022. Hosted by Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, our certified veterinary technicians, including two specialty technicians, will provide practical strategies for patient care. Each of the six one-hour-long sessions on topics including seizure management, blood transfusions, the art of triage, and more, will allow time for interactive Q&A.

This program has been approved for 6 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval.

Course Director

Michael Santasieri, veterinary technician posing for a photo in his blue scrubs

Mike Santasieri

BS, CVT, FFCP (Veterinary)

Lectures Schedule

  • 9:30 AM


  • 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

    Life-saving Liquids: Let’s Talk Blood Over a Cup of Coffee
    Michelle Emmott, BS, CVT

  • 10:55 AM – 11:55 AM

    Seizures: An Overview for Veterinary Technicians
    Lisa Cosco, CVT, VTS (Neurology)

  • 12:05 PM –1:05 PM

    Everything But the Kitchen Sink: Things to Consider in Every Critical Patient
    Bri Lamontagne, BS, CVT

  • 1:05 PM – 1:35 PM

    Lunch Break

  • 1:35 PM – 2:35 PM

    Hemoperfusion & Apheresis: What Is It? Who Needs It? What a Technician Needs to Know
    Carolyn Tai, CVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)

  • 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

    The Art of Small Animal Triage
    Mike Santasieri, BS, CVT

  • 3:55 PM – 4:55 PM

    Intracaths, Drumlines, & Lumens… Oh My!!! Advanced IV Catheters: Placement & Troubleshooting
    Carolyn Tai, CVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)

  • 4:55 PM – 5:00 PM

    Wrap Up


  • Registration includes:
    • Lectures
    • Course Notes

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Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts
200 Westboro Rd
N. Grafton, MA 01536


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