Atlantic Coast Veterinary Conference technician 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 veterinary technician 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 AMPM/ExoticsStephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS-LAM (Research Anes.)An appropriate approach to medical cannabis for pain
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 1 AnesHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Anesthesia basics
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Trouble in the urethra: Feline lower urinary tract disease
10/15/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 3 BehaviorGinny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior)The veterinary behavior team and how it works
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMPM/ExoticsStephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS-LAM (Research Anes.)Medical cannabis: A review
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 1 AnesHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Answers to frequently asked anesthesia questions
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)No yellow cats: Hepatic lipidosis
10/15/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 3 BehaviorGinny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior)Leaning and behavior modification
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMPM/ExoticsStephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS-LAM (Research Anes.)Devil's lettuce farmers market
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 1 AnesHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Advanced methods to manage hypotension
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Feline toxicities for technicians
10/15/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 3 BehaviorGinny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior)Cooperative care in veterinary medicine
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMPM/ExoticsStephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS-LAM (Research Anes.)Exotic animal pain management
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 1 AnesHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Anesthetic pharmacology: What to do in the face of an opioid crisis
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Feline emergency care
10/15/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 3 BehaviorGinny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior)How your patients perceive their world
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMPM/ExoticsStephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, VTS-LAM (Research Anes.)Exotic animal anesthesia (Part 1)
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 1 AnesHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Managing anesthetic emergencies
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Toxicities for technicians
10/15/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 3 BehaviorGinny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior)Genetic effect on behavior
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMPM/ExoticsStephen Cital, RVT, RLAT, SRA, VCCS, CTS-LAM (Research Anes.)Exotic animal anesthesia (Part 2)
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 1 AnesHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)The ABCs of the PQRST: Understanding and identifying arrhythmias
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox , CVT, VTS (ECC)Little red blood cells and IMHA
10/15/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 3 BehaviorGinny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior)How language effects your behavior and responses from others
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 1 OncoJenny Fischer, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc))Going needle-free: What's the point?
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Why techs hate parvovirus
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 3 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Pancreatitis
10/16/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 4 CPR/BusinessKenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)Evidence-based CPR: The RECOVER guideline
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 1 OncoJenny Fischer, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc.)Education over fear: Oncology overview (Part 1)
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Anatomy and physiology of the cardiopulmonary system
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 3 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Teaching diabetic management to the pet owner
10/16/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 4 CPR/BusinessKenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)The open hospital: Why you should take owners to "the back" with their pets
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 1 OncoJenny Fischer, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc)Education over fear: Oncology overview (Part 2)
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Monitoring the pulmonary system
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 3 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Diabetic cats—not small diabetic dogs
10/16/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 4 CPR/BusinessKenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)Veterinary technician utilization report card: How does your practice measure up?
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 1 OncoJenny Fischer, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc)Tumor two-fur: Common tumor review
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Anatomy and physiology of the renal system
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 3 IMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)The ins and outs of the anesthesia machine
10/16/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 4 CPR/BusinessKenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)The Veterinary Nurse Initiative: Is it just a title?
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 1 OncoJenny Fisher, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc)Oncologic emergencies and paraneoplastic syndromes
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal system
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 3 IMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)The cool observer: Monitoring anesthesia with confidence
10/16/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 4 CPR/BusinessKenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)We need blood STAT!! Emergency transfusions
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 1 OncoJenny Fisher, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc)Can't touch this: Hazardous drug handling updates
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 2 ECCErica Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC)Tubing for technicians: Catheters, lines and tubes
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 3 IMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Winning ways to talk about money
10/16/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 4 CPR/BusinessKenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)The bloody truths: Myths and facts of transfusion medicine
10/16/20196:00 PM7:00 PMPanel DiscussionHeather Carter, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia);
Kristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia);
Wendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.);
Jenny Fisher, RVT, VTS (SAIM-Onc);
Erika Mattox, CVT, VTS (ECC);
Rachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM);
Ginny Price, MS, CVT, VTS (Behavior);
Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry);
Kenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)
Thinking of becoming a Veterinary Technician Specialist?
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 1 Anes/PMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)On PAR: Perils of postanesthetic recovery
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 2 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Diabetes mellitus: Let's not sugar coat it!
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 3 DentistryDenise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)Dental and Oral abnormalities
10/17/20199:10 AM10:00 AMTECH 4 RehabWendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.)The ataxic dog? Common neurologic diseases and ideas for rehabilitation
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 1 Anes/PMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Behind the eight ball: Playing catch-up with a painful patient
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 2 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Diabetic ketoacidosis: DKA in the ICU!
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 3 DentistryDenise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)Feline dentistry
10/17/201910:10 AM11:00 AMTECH 4 RehabWendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.)"My dog doesn’t like water"
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 1 Anes/PMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Feline anesthesia
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 2 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Back to basics: Keeping your cool while it's hitting the fan!
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 3 DentistryDenise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)Root canal therapy instruments
10/17/201911:10 AM12:00 PMTECH 4 RehabWendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.)The lame dog: Common orthopedic conditions that may walk through your door
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 1 Anes/PMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Mechanical ventilation: To breathe or not to breathe
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 2 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Topic 1: Diagnosing IBD
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 3 DentistryDenise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)Recognizing canine and feline malocclusions
10/17/20191:15 PM2:05 PMTECH 4 RehabWendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.)All the bells and whistles: Modalities used in physical rehabilitation
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 1 Anes/PMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Capnography: Riding the wave
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 2 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Topic 2: Treatment and prognosis
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 3 DentistryDenise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)Urgent dental cases
10/17/20192:15 PM3:05 PMTECH 4 RehabWendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.)How to educate your client
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 1 Anes/PMKristen Cooley, BA, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)Lights out! The amazing anesthetic induction period
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 2 IMRachel Poulin, RVT, VTS (SAIM)Leptospirosis
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 3 DentistryDenise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)Making of a metal crown: Understanding prosthodontics
10/17/20193:50 PM4:40 PMTECH 4 RehabWendy Davies, BS, CVT, CCRVN, VTS (Rehab.)Pain management and supplements