Continuing Education

The ABCDs of confident diagnosis & treatment of feline heart disease, presented by Rebecca L. Stepien.

This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on December 7 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com

 

Creating collaborative care through nutrition conversations, presented by Dr. Sarah Abood and Dr. Julie Churchill.

This 60-minute webcast will be available for on-demand streaming as of December 3, 2021, via the web portal CommuniVET.com

 

Incorporating benzodiazepines into your small animal anesthesia practice, presented by Dr. Jessica Pang.

This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on December 2 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

 

Equine anesthesia & sedation: A refresher course and focus on field procedures, presented by Dr. Daniel Pang.

This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on November 30 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

 

Join Virbac in a two-part dental series with Dr. Brook Niemiec DVM, DAVDC, DEVDC, FAVD

Part 1: November 30/21 from 9:00pm – 10:30 pm: Let’s get up to date on periodontal disease with a special focus on breed dispositions [registration link]

Part 2: January 13/22 from 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm: Part 2: Best outcomes in periodontal therapy — combining professional and home care [registration link]

“How can you mend a broken heart”: Actionable tips from a cardiologist, presented by Dr. Sonya G. Gordon.

This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on November 17 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

 

This cat isn’t a “beep”! Are you sure that your feline patient is “mean,” and not just scared, presented by Dr. Colleen Wilson.

This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on November 25 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

 

Updates on the management of feline CKD, presented by Dr. Jessica Quimby.

This 60-minute webcast will be available for on-demand streaming as of November 5, 2021, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

 

This year’s Beef Cattle Research Council webinar series will cover a range of topics including backgrounding, record keeping and grazing plans, all focused on practical, science-based information for Canadian beef producers. 

Register here. (This link will allow you to register for the entire webinar series.)

Helping pet parents understand the nutritional challenges of a senior pet, presented by Robin Saar.

This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on October 28 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

Developing a rehabilitation program in the field, presented by Dr. Katie Ellis.

This 60-minute webcast will be available for on-demand streaming as of November 1st, 2021, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

The Purina Institute’s Microbiome Forum will discuss how you can implement microbiome-centric approaches to facilitate case management. We’re collaborating with Dr. Jan Suchodolski from Texas A&M University’s Gastrointestinal Laboratory to bring global experts together to provide cutting-edge, yet immediately useful, information.

When: October 20/21st 10am-1:30pm EST

Where: Online

Topics: Two Streams available – one targeted for those in general practice, the other for specialists

Language: Live event is in English only

OnDemand: Will be available at a later date, but be sure to register for the live event to know when the on-demand videos are ready for viewing (RACE approved CE is only for LIVE event)

Click here to register:  Microbiome Forum (institute-microbiomeforum.com)

Rational approach to chronic enteropathies in dogspresented by Dr. Stanley L. Marks.

This 60-minute webcast will be available for on-demand viewing as of October 1, 2021, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

 

The Canadian Animal Health Surveillance System (CAHSS) will be launching a Smallholder swine course with 4 online sessions, with Dr. Suzanne Burlatschenko as the instructor. Please see attached for the promotional poster.

The registration link is attached, but in case you need it is available here: Meeting Registration – Zoom
Course Schedule:

Session 1 (Oct 26): Introduction on swine general health and small holder swine production practices

Session 2 (Nov 2): Diagnostic workup of the sick pig and herd – where to start?
Session 3 (Nov 9): Basic pig procedures; Biosecurity; Vaccination of Swine

Session 4 (Nov 16): The Pet Pig: An Overview

Once registered, the participant will be able to access the Zoom link which will be the same for all 4 online sessions. Once each session is completed, we will be sending the RACE CE credit (continuing education) certificate to the participant if they are a veterinary professional.
If you have questions about the registration or course, please email cahssinfo@ahwcouncil.ca.

CAVN Webinar Series 2021: Free Webinar Series brought to you by the Canadian Academy of Veterinary Nutrition

This second annual fall webinar series will take place live on September 15 and 22 and October 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2021 at 7:00PM Eastern Time. The first five webinars will be delivered in English and the final webinar of the series will be delivered in French. All English webinars will have French subtitles. Following each live webinar, an interactive Q&A session will occur for all participants. Sessions are recorded and will be available on demand

Click here to register: CAVN Webinar Series 2021 – Vet Education

 

Diagnosing and managing chronic enteropathy or IB, presented by Dr. Johanna Cooper.

This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on October 18 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

Heska Vet Academy has added some new webinars and in person Scan labs and Surgery labs to our CE line up. Join us online or in person for our popular Education courses and receive your CE credits from our skilled Ultrasound, Radiology and Surgery instructor team! For more information and to register online:

Online Education: https://heskavetshop.com/collections/education

In-Person Scan and Surgery Labs: https://heskavetshop.com/collections/continuing-education-courses

Coping constructively with co-worker conflict, presented by Dr. Marie Holowaychuk. This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on October 6 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com

 

Brain Food: The impact of nutrition on brain health in development and agingpresented by Dr. Raj Naik. This 60-minute webcast will be available for on-demand viewing as of September 10, 2021, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

Equine muscular disorders part 2: PSSM and common muscular disorders, presented by Dr. Jean-Yin Tan. This 60-minute webcast will be available for on-demand viewing as of October 1st, 2021, via the web portal CommuniVET.com

Purina Daily Nutrition Matters

Click on the following link for RACE-approved CE offered by Purina – https://www.dailynutritionmatters.com/

 

African Swine Fever Emergency Preparation Course for Canada

Convenient online course hones serious animal disease recognition and response skills

8 hr(s) CE approved by RACE

Event Date: September 21 – October 19, 2021

An online course in ASF recognition and disease response procedures is now available for Canada’s veterinarians, registered technicians and technologists. Benefit from the latest information, training and procedures in disease recognition and response in this cost-effective course. The self-paced course can be completed in just 15 hours over a four-week period from the comfort of your home or office.

The ASF Emergency Preparation Course for Canada is provided through the Animal Health Emergency Management (AHEM) project in partnership with Canadian Veterinary Medical Association, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

COST: $150 Veterinarians and Registered Technicians / Technologists ($90 Canadian Veterinary Reserve Members)Space is limited so don’t delay – register now at https://animalhealth.ca/ahem/training/

 

Equine muscular disorders part 1: Diagnostic approach and exertional rhabdomyolysis, presented by Dr. Jean-Yin Tan. This 60-minute webcast will be available for on-demand streaming starting September 1, 2021, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

Peri-ocular surgery for the equine field practitioner presented by Dr. Aimie Doyle. This 60-minute webcast will be available for on-demand streaming starting September 1, 2021, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

 

Empathy for itch: Dermatology is tough, communication can be harderfeaturing Dr. Meghan Solc, Dr. Jen Willans, Amanda Adamiak and Jennie Tait. This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on August 19 at 7 p.m. EDT and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

Virbac – Recuperation Needs From Catabolic to Anabolic: A Technical Update

Presented by Dr. Wim Van Kerkhoven on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 from 7:00pm – 8:30 pm EDT. Click the following link to register: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1870979979642921229

Echinococcus multilocularis: An emerging threat to dogs and people in Canada? presented by Dr. Andrew S. Peregrine. This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on July 27 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

The economic feasibility of endoscopy for the small animal general veterinary practice, presented by Dr. Brian Evans.

This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on July 8 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com. After viewing the video, participants will be prompted to complete a questionnaire to evaluate their understanding of the subject.

 

Frustrating Felines: Inappetant Cats, presented by Dr. Diane Delmain. This 60-minute webcast will be available for on-demand streaming starting July 2, via the web portal CommuniVET.com. After viewing the video, participants will be prompted to complete a questionnaire to evaluate their understanding of the subject.

ACVIM consensus statement on Lyme disease and its relevance to Canada, presented by Dr. Andrew S. Peregrine.

This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on June 29 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com. After viewing the video, participants will be prompted to complete a questionnaire to evaluate their understanding of the subject.

 

Skin scrapes and sangria: Dermatology happy hourpresented by Dr. Stephen Waisglass and Dr. Charlie Pye. This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on May 20 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

Approach to weight loss and poor appetite in cats, presented by Dr. Jessica M. Quimby. This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on May 11 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

Demystifying pharmaceutical compounding presented by Dr. Danny Joffe and Sebastian Denison. This 60-minute webcast will be presented live on May 5 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com

 

Chronic kidney disease Part 1: The paradigm shift from late diagnosis to earlier diagnosis and even prediction! (Crystal ball?), presented live on February 23, 2021 and available afterwards for on-demand streaming.

Chronic kidney disease Part 2: The evolution of evidence-based treatments from Stage 1 to 4 (Google Doctor Who??), presented live on March 30, 2021 and available afterwards for on-demand streaming.

These two 60-minute webcasts will be presented by Dr. Soren Boysen and Dr. Serge Chalhoub and will be available after the live events for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

Client communication that promotes professional wellbeing

 This 60-minute webcast presented by Dr. Marie Holowaychuk. will be presented live on February 18 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

Practical considerations for the vaccination of cats and dogs in 2021

This 60-minute webcast will be presented by Dr. Michelle Evason, Dr. Enid Stiles and Dr. Scott Weese. It will be live on February 11 and will be available afterwards for on-demand streaming, via the web portal CommuniVET.com.

Update on Diabetes Mellitus in Dogs and Cats

This 60-minute webcast by Dr. Deborah S. Greco will be available for on-demand streaming starting February 5 2021, via the web portal CommuniVET.com