Category: Continuing Education

Candi Amundson, CVT Senior Veterinary Information Specialist   On September 26, 1961, the 87th United States Congress passed a joint resolution (Public Law 87-319) requesting that the President of the United States proclaim the third week of March National Poison Prevention Week.  On February 7, 1962, President John F. Kennedy responded to this request and proclaimed…

The Animal Care Foundation of Minnesota 2013 Spring Seminar for veterinarians, technicians and staff will take place on Thursday, May 30, 2013 from 1:00-10:00pm.  The seminar is approved for 8 hours of CE credits for DVMs and Technicians.  Several of Pet Poison Helpline’s key veterinary professionals will be lecturing during the seminar.  See our lecture schedule…

Join Dan Keyler, PharmD, FAACT (Pet Poison Helpline’s Herpetologist and Senior Clinical Toxinologist) and Lynn Hovda, RPh, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Director of Veterinary Services) for a free, two hour continuing education program.  This program will cover venomous snakes, spiders and poisonous plants found in our Minnesotan backyards.  Identification of venomous creatures and plants will be…

Join two of Pet Poison Helpline’s staff veterinarians and toxicologists, Sharon Welch, DVM, DABVT, DABT and Colleen Almgren, DVM, PhD, for the first of our 2012 local CE programs.  This free, two hour program will review common multi-vitamins, supplements, nutraceuticals, and eye drops that are poisonous to dogs and cats when ingested.  Mechanisms of action of toxicosis,…

Are you a veterinarian or veterinary professional? Join us for a free CE on “Top 10 errors to avoid in your poisoned patients!“ When that poisoned dog walks into your clinic, are you automatically reaching for apomorphine and activated charcoal? Think it’s okay to use hydrogen peroxide as an emetic for cats? Confident that you…