LET’S TALK LIFESTYLE VACCINES: HAVING THE CONVERSATION WITH PET OWNERS

LET’S TALK LIFESTYLE VACCINES: HAVING THE CONVERSATION WITH PET OWNERS

This presentation will outline the role technicians play in informing pet owners about non-core/lifestyle-dependent vaccines in dogs (specifically CIRDC, leptospirosis, and Lyme disease). This session will cover epidemiology, prevalence, and changes in distribution over time; risk factors, pathogenesis, and clinical signs; diagnostics; and prevention and vaccine protocols. It will also cover how to engage pet owners in conversations relating to vaccination.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review disease agents for canine infectious respiratory disease complex (CIRDC), leptospirosis, and Lyme disease.
  2. Understand the importance of investigating patient history.
  3. Develop effective tools for client communication, including tips for recommending lifestyle vaccines.

All TC programs are approved for 1 hour of RACE Continuing Education

Event Properties

Event Date Aug 11, 2021 7:00 pm
Registration Start Date Jul 01, 2021
Cut off date Aug 11, 2021 6:30 pm
Individual Price Paid members: FREE; Non-Members: $10

Speakers

Mary Berg

BS, RVT, LATG, VTS (Dentistry)

Mary Berg is the president of Beyond the Crown Veterinary Education. She has almost 30 years of experience, including in veterinary dental research, private practice, veterinary technician education, and consulting with practices by teaching the entire team proper techniques and the value of veterinary dentistry.

Ms. Berg has authored or coauthored more than 80 publications, including publications in the Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Veterinary Dentistry, dvm360 magazine, The NAVTA Journal, and Today’s Veterinary Nurse, and has been a speaker and wet lab instructor at numerous state and national conferences. In 2020, Ms Berg was recognized as NAVTA's Veterinary Technician of the Year!

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