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LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT · May 18th, 2022

NVA C-F June Learning Opportunities

We’re excited to offer a compiled list of learning opportunities for our Support Center and hospital team members. It includes registration links to attend training sessions, webinars, workshops and specialty and emergency conferences. See below all NVA Compassion-First offerings for June 2022.

RACE-APPROVED TRAININGS 

Journey’s End: Euthanasia Conversations and Pet Loss Bereavement
June 7 at 11 a.m. PDT
Presented by Marie Vawter, NVA Talent & Learning
Questions? Contact Marie Vawter.
Understand how to talk to and support our clients during euthanasia visits and beyond.
To register for the training, click here. 

Maintenance of Invasive Devices: The Central Line
June 8 at 5 p.m. PDT
Presented by Andrea Steele, MSc, RVT, VTS (ECC), and MILA Education Center
Learn about device-related hospital-associated infection, and hear evidence to support the development of hospital placement and maintenance protocols and device bundles, with a specific focus on central lines.
To register, click here.

Foundations: Skills for Building an Excellent Client Experience 
June 16 at 10 a.m. PDT
Presented by Marie Vawter, NVA Talent & Learning
Questions? Contact Marie Vawter.
Learn the skills needed to build an excellent client experience and contribute to positive workplace culture. 
To register for the training, click here. 

COLLABORATIVE MEETINGS 

Student Collaboration Meeting
June 1 at 10 a.m. PDT
Presented by Karen Norton, CVT
Questions? Contact Karen Norton.
Join Karen Norton and students across the NVA and NVAC-F network as they collaborate on best practices, obstacles, tips, tricks and wins of being students.
To join the meeting, click here. 

Fear Free Collaboration Meeting, Featuring Dr. Marty Becker
June 10 at 9 a.m. PDT
Presented by Janet McConnell, Veterinary Nursing Development
Questions? Contact Janet McConnell.
Dr. Marty Becker will join our Champion Meeting to re-kick off Fear Free for NVA C-F! All are welcome! 
To join the meeting, click here. 

VND Leadership Meeting
June 15 at 10 a.m. PDT
Presented by Janet McConnell, Veterinary Nursing Development
Questions? Contact Janet McConnell.
Join the VND, partners and leaders from across the NVAC-F and NVA network for updates on offerings and opportunities for veterinary support team members!
To join the meeting, click here. 

RECOVER Rescuer Collaboration Meeting
June 22 at 11 a.m. PDT
Presented by Karen Norton, CVT
Questions? Contact Karen Norton.
Join Karen and other RECOVER rescuers as they collaborate on experiences, tips and tricks around RECOVER CPR.
To join the meeting, click here. 

WEBINARS 

Fleas, Ticks & Dermatology
June 1 – 23 (several different topics)
Presented by Boehringer Ingelheim
For a full schedule of webinars and login instructions, click here.

CATalyst Lunch & Learn
June 7 at 11 a.m. PDT
Presented by Neli Gontier; NVA Canada Talent & Learning 
Questions? Contact Shannon McCarthy Del Rio.
Get to Know NVA Canada: The Country & Company
Session request form, click here
TU course registration, click here

Clinical Training Webinar: Transfusion Medicine Part 3
June 7 at 11 a.m. PDT
Presented by Karen Norton, CVT
Questions? Contact Karen Norton.
Join Karen Norton as she reviews part 3 of this three-part series on transfusion medicine and teamwork.
To register, click here. 

GP Lecture: Feline Urinary Obstructions
June 7 at 11 a.m. PDT
Presented by Rachel Halpin, DVM, DACVECC
Questions? Contact Sarah Duffy.
Dr. Halpin will provide an overview on managing Feline Interstitial Cystitis (FIC).
To join the meeting, click here.  

VTS Mentorship: Case Reports and Case Logs
June 17 at 9 a.m. PDT
Presented by Christine Weaver, LVT; VTS 
Questions? Contact Christine Weaver.
This webinar will review the basics of the case report and case log for the VTS application.
To register for the workshop, click here. 

Clinical Training Webinar: Overview of RECOVER CPR Certification
June 28 at 11 a.m. PDT
Presented by Karen Norton, CVT
Questions? Contact Karen Norton.
Join Karen Norton as she reviews the requirements and process of becoming a certified RECOVER rescuer! 
To register, click here. 

Professional Development Webinar: Expand Your Career with NVA’s Penn Foster Programs
June 29 at 10 a.m. PDT
Presented by Janet McConnell, Veterinary Nursing Development
Questions? Contact Janet McConnell.
Learn about NVA’s 4 Penn foster Programs [VA, VT (AS), VT (BAS) and VPM] for career development for veterinary nursing team members! 
To join the meeting, click here. 

WORKSHOPS 

Getting the Most Out of Talent Unleashed
June 14 at 10 a.m. PDT
Presented by Sarah Duffy, NVA Talent & Learning
Questions? Contact Rory Peters.
Get a high-level overview of the technology you have available at your fingertips. Through Talent Unleashed, you have access to ongoing learning opportunities, including our TED Talk Series (Off-Leash Chats), Lunch & Learn Workshops, performance management tools, etc.
Session request form, click here
TU course registration, click here

Managing Multiple Priorities 
June 20 at 10 a.m. PDT
Presented by Rory Peters, NVA Talent & Learning
Questions? Contact Brenda Polanco.
Learn to handle multiple (and often, different!) priorities, introduce tools and methods to help prioritize what is on our plate, and how to become more productive with less stress.
Session request form, click here.
TU course registration, click here.

FRANK: Veterinarian-Client Communication
June 28 at 10 a.m. PDT
Presented by Amy Halsey, NVA Talent & Learning
Questions? Contact Sarah Duffy.
Designed to help veterinarians and teams enhance their communication skills in the same fashion as they would learn any other skill – they are taught the concepts and then given time to practice them in a clinical setting.
To register for the workshop, click here.  

CONFERENCES 

American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Conference
June 22 – 25, Austin, Texas
Questions? Contact Danielle DeLapp.
The annual ACVIM Forum is the premier event for those interested in veterinary internal medicine and members of the college’s six specialties to connect. Specialties include cardiology, large animal internal medicine, neurology, nutrition, oncology, and small animal internal medicine.
For more information or to register, visit the 2022 ACVIM Forum  

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