14 hot RACE-approved CEs to check out in June

We’re kicking off the summer season with 14 exciting continuing education (CE) activities available in June! Consider engaging in progressive learning moments this month and change your environment to a more relaxed experience to boost concentration and memory recall (science says it’s true). You’ll not only earn RACE®-approved credit hours, but you’ll also enjoy learning even more.

That’s exactly what veterinary professionals can do with dvm360 Flex™, a hybrid learning platform that offers a flexible approach to multimodal learners. For independent learners who prefer in-depth reading and case study, they can access the continuing education section in every issue of dvm360® magazine and digitally on dvm360 Flex™. For our more collaborative learners, we also have a long list of upcoming live webinars.

Let’s start with these CE learning objectives. Here is the June schedule:

Live webinars

The “just feed less” myth for weight management

Speciality: Nutrition

Faculty: Laura Gaylord, DMV, DACVN

Often, veterinarians recommend “feeding less” to their obese clients, which can cause pet owners to inappropriately reduce non-weight management foods, which can lead to insufficient nutrient intakes. , starving animals and, ultimately, an inability to successfully manage the animal’s weight and weight loss. Body condition. Proactive identification of pets at risk for overweight/obesity, proper nutrition and amounts, careful monitoring of our patients and support for customers can help reverse the obesity epidemic in pets.

When: June 7, 2022, 7:00 p.m. EST

Sponsor: Virbac

Establish fruitful relationships with associate veterinarians

Speciality: practice management

Faculty: Brian C. Conrad, CVPM

Whether it’s a new grad or a 15-year veteran, implement these steps to develop and solidify a healthy relationship which, in turn, will contribute to a healthy bottom line. The DVM shortage is real. Attract and keep the talent you want.

When: June 8, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. EST

Sponsor: Vetoquinol

CIV: what is the use of a vaccine in the midst of an epidemic?

Speciality: Internal Medicine

Faculty: Michael R. Lappin, DMV, PhD, DACVIM

Review the history of the 2 main dog influenza viruses together with a presentation of the main clinical signs, including data from experimentally infected canids. Feline data showing protection against feline herpesvirus 1 after 1 dose of an inactivated vaccine will be used to set the stage for discussion of a just completed study in dogs infected with H3N2 on day 7. In addition, general recommendations for the management of new CIRDC outbreaks will be discussed.

When: June 14, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. EST

Sponsor: Zoetis

The privileges of being part of the human-animal bond

Speciality: General practice

Faculty: Carolyn Shadle, PhD, and John Meyer, PhD

A special triangle is formed when the veterinarian is accepted into the bond between the client and the animal. We explore the history that led us to understand this connection. It’s fun to recognize evidence of the bond, including the way we name our pets, converse with our pets, infants and dress them, and celebrate with them.

When: June 15, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. EST

Sponsor: At national scale

How to Market Virtual Care to Your Clients

Speciality: practice management

Faculty: Sarah Machell Bsc, DVM, and Emma Harris

Learn how to promote virtual care to your customer base and make sure you stand out from the competition in the market, by providing a superb customer experience, which will also reinforce the strength of your VCPRs.

When: June 16, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. EST

Sponsor: Jacket

Eye emergencies

Speciality: Ophthalmology

Faculty: Melissa Kubai, DVM, MS, DACVO

Join us for an in-depth discussion of true ophthalmic emergencies as well as identification, proper diagnoses, and treatment options.

When: June 21, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. EST

Sponsor: sentrx

Cut It Out, Principles of Surgical Oncology

Speciality: Oncology

Faculty: Sarah Sayler, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, Veterinary Specialist, Oncology, Surgery

Not only will you be able to review and decipher the principles of surgical oncology, but we will also delve into how the principles relate to surgical approaches to tumors and how the principles of surgical oncology can be used in your general practice.

When: June 22, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. EST

Sponsor: VCA

What Customers Want When Seeking Transparency in Healthcare

Speciality: practice management

Faculty: Ryane Englar, DVM, DABVP

Understand how transparency improves conversations about logistics and planning; diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures and patient health from case data and thematic analyses.

When: June 28, 2022, at 7:00 p.m. EST

Sponsor: At national scale

On-demand webinars

Did you know that all of our live webinars are also available on demand 1 week after they go live? For rainy days, you can choose from our growing list of various specialties, including these latest on-demand webinars recently launched on dvm360 Flex™:

Antifungal therapy in small animals

Speciality: Clinical pathology

Faculty: Andrew Hanzlicek, DVM, MS, DACVIM (SAIM)

Learn about antifungal treatment for common invasive fungal pathogens, combining evidence-based medicine with clinical applicability. Understand clinical decision making to help minimize adverse drug reactions; avoid drug interactions; and to guide salvage treatment decisions when first-line treatment is ineffective.

Sponsor: MiraVist Veterinary Diagnostics

Listen ! Let’s work to prevent otitis externa

Speciality: Dermatology

Faculty: Julia Miller, DMV, DACVD

Chronic and recurrent otitis externa can be extremely frustrating, and this program will help you face it head on! Learn the key features of creating a multi-modal approach to appropriately recognize and prevent recurrent otitis externa in pets. Get to the bottom of the underlying cause as part of prevention, and more!

Sponsor: dermoscent

The Healing Power of Pets: Knowing and Sharing the Science

Speciality: General practice

Faculty: Carolyn Shadle, Ph.D. and John L. Meyer, Ph.D.

Knowing the power of oxytocin and how owning a pet positively impacts the health of clients reinforces a commitment to maintaining pet health. Review scientific data and learn how to access the Human-Animal Bonding Research Institute and its research library for practical application.

Sponsor: At national scale


To claim your CE certificate from an article, participants will need to access dvm360 Flex™ and pass the online exam with a minimum score of 70% with no retake limit.

This Cool Lyme Refresher is not a drink recipe!

Speciality: Parasitology

Faculty: Jenifer Chatfield, DMV, DACZM, DACVPM

Lyme disease, caused by B. burgdorferi, is currently the most common vector-borne disease in the United States, accounting for more than 90% of all confirmed cases of vector-borne disease in humans. While diagnosing and treating a bacterial infection may seem simple, Lyme disease is anything but!
Sponsor: Merck

Making rash decisions when choosing a treatment plan for your canine dermatology patients. Don’t forget your Dermatopique!

Speciality: Dermatology

Faculty: Karren Prost, DMV, MPH, DACVPM

Dermatotics are an often underutilized, yet essential, component of the multimodal management of canine patients with atopic dermatitis. Veterinarians are looking for anti-itch treatments quickly to provide immediate relief, but these products do not address the faulty skin barriers that contribute to the pathogenesis of the disease. Understanding canine atopic dermatitis and diving deep into the skin as an organ and the layers of the skin to review the current understanding of skin barrier changes present in patients with atopic dermatitis. Find out about the different benefits that skin therapy can bring to these patients.

Creature Comfort: Why the Right HVAC System is Key to Making a Hospital Veterinary Hospital

Speciality: hospital design

Faculty: Dave Gasser, AIA, NCARB

Learn the importance of the veterinary hospital indoor environment and how a properly designed HVAC system and maintenance procedures can benefit the hospital’s climate, noise and odor spread, and control the spread pathogens. Through inspired veterinary hospital design, a veterinary facility can be designed to meet the needs of customers, patients and staff and promote the quality of veterinary medicine offered.

In-person CE opportunity

Join us June 24-25 in Indianapolis, Indiana for our first Directions in Veterinary Medicine conference. In collaboration with the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM), this conference is designed with a 1-track module and attendees can earn up to 15 CE credits focusing on Anesthesiology, Integrative Medicine, Pain Management pain, sports medicine and rehabilitation, and virtual care. Reserve your spot here today.

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