Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference practice management program

Oct. 14-17, 2019

There is something for everyone on the Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference’s agenda! See the list below for this year’s practice management sessions.

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DateStart timeEnd timeTrackSpeakerSession title
10/14/20196:00 PM7:00 PMCrossfire Opening Session Dr. Charlotte Lacroix, Dr. Robert Silver and Stephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS-LAM (Research Anes.)Medical Cannabis and CBD for pets
10/14/20197:00 PM8:00 PMWelcome Reception
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMFOSKaren Purves, MACommunicate with strength: Key words that undermine your effectiveness (Part 1)
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixHR hot topics (Part 1)
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM 2 MGMT - CommunicationBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPMaking "cents" of inventory management (Part 1)
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMFOSKaren Purves, MACommunicate with strength: Key words that undermine your effectiveness (Part 2)
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixHR hot topics (Part 2)
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMPM 2 MGMT - CommunicationBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPMaking "cents" of inventory management (Part 2)
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMFOSBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPCycle of service (Part 1)
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixEthical decision making
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMPM 2 MGMT - CommunicationKaren Purves, MACommunicate with strength: Key words that undermine your effectiveness (Part 1)
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMFOSBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPCycle of service (Part 2)
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixTelemedicine
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMPM 2Karen Purves, MACommunicate with strength: Key words that undermine your effectiveness (Part 2)
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMFOSDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeOh those phones!
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixCommon contracts in veterinary practices (Part 1)
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMPM 2 MGMT - CommunicationKaren Purves, MAWag more, bark less: Reducing negativity in your hospital (Part 1)
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMFOSDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeWaiting room or war zone
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixCommon contracts in veterinary practices (Part 2)
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMPM 2 MGMT - CommunicationKaren Purves, MAWag more, bark less: Reducing negativity in your hospital (Part 2)
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixCorporate consolidation frenzy
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM 2 MarketingRobin Brogdon, MAThe internet vs. you: What are your clients turning to Dr. Google for and how can you help them see you as a more valuable resource?
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixTransitioning staff after a practice sale
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMPM 2 MarketingRobin Brogdon, MADigital marketing: Where, why, when and how content really is king
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMPM 1 HRDr. Charlotte LacroixCannabis in your practice from people to pets
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMPM 2 MarketingRobin Brogdon, MAThrough the eyes of a client—what happened and what should have happened: Maddie's tale
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMPM 1 HRDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeBut I don't have time for…medical records
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMPM 2 MarketingRobin Brogdon, MAHow extraordinary service strategies build distinct advantages
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMPM 1 HRDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeConnecting with your cat clients
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMPM 2 MarketingRobin Brogdon, MAInternal marketing: Low risk, high return
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMPM 1 HRDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeWinning ways to talk about money
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMPM 2 MarketingRobin Brogdon, MAOnboarding—the key to retention
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM 1 CommunicationsDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeCreating the team "WOW" with why
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMPM 2 HRBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPYes! OSHA and safety can be fun (Part 1)
10/17/201911:00 AM11:50 AMPM 1 CommunicationsDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeBuilding trust through values and behaviors
10/17/201911:00 AM11:50 AMPM 2 HRBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPYes! OSHA and safety can be fun (Part 2)
10/17/20191:30 PM2:20 PMPM 1 CommunicationsDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeInteroffice communication to grow teamwork: Verbals, nonverbals and the tools to grow teamwork
10/17/20191:30 PM2:20 PMPM 2 HRBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPBecoming positively unbalanced: Compassion fatigue and burnout (Part 1)
10/17/20192:30 PM3:20 PMPM 1 CommunicationsDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeQuestions, active listening and empathy: Is motivational interviewing growing your teamwork and client engagement?
10/17/20192:30 PM3:20 PMPM 2 HRBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPBecoming positively unbalanced: Compassion fatigue and burnout (Part 2)
10/17/20193:30 PM4:20 PMPM 1 CommunicationsDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeCreating the team message: How to get your team on the same page
10/17/20193:30 PM4:20 PMPM 2 HRBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPCommon HR pitfalls and how to avoid them (Part 1)
10/17/20194:30 PM5:20 PMPM 1 CommunicationsDr. Mary Ann Vande LindeCase studies to grow teamwork through challenging cases
10/17/20194:30 PM5:20 PMPM 2 HRBrandon Hess, CVPM, CCFPCommon HR pitfalls and how to avoid them (Part 2)