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Provides 8 Medical CE CreditsAnesthesiology CE (6 hrs) + LEAP CE (2 hrs)Sunday, May 22, 20227:30 am - 3:10 pm MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Kristen Messenger, DVM, PhD, DACVAA, DACVCP Kristen Messenger is an assistant professor of pharmacology in the Department of Molecular Biomedical Sciences in the College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University. Messenger completed her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State and an internship in emergency and critical care at Louisville Veterinary Specialty and Emergency Services in Kentucky. She completed a residency in anesthesiology, followed by a combined...

EMPLOYEE NEWSLETTER SUPERVISOR NEWSLETTER Monthly Online Seminar - Finding a Hobby: How It Impacts Your Life Available on demand starting: April 19th Understand the importance of having a hobby and how you can start finding one to help you feel happier Monthly seminars are updated the third Tuesday of each month. Registration is not required. ACCESS THE MEMBER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ...

The GVMA’s New Tool to Help Emergency/Specialty Hospitals & General Practitioners Streamline Communication What is STAT? Status of Triage Acceptance Today (STAT) is a webpage designed to help emergency hospitals quickly provide updates of their real time status to GVMA members who have access to the webpage as a member benefit. STAT Website Preview How will this help? STAT WILL SAVE YOU TIME! Through participation, assigned team members can quickly update a spreadsheet that automatically updates the webpage. Veterinarians can quickly reference the page for status updates rather than calling your hospital and tying up...

Controlled Substance 101 + OSHA Regulations 101 How & Why You Must Comply! Provides 2 LEAP & 1 General CE Credit Hours via Zoom Webinar (Approved by the GA State Board of Vet Med)Wednesday, May 11, 20225:30 - 8:05 pm Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! (LEAP CE)- Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! is presented by a previous practice owner to increase the DVMs, Practice Managers and Licensed Technicians Federal, State and DEA regulatory compliance awareness, meet opioid continuing education requirements, reduce risk and discuss improved...

Pictured: Dr. Hamryka (Left) and Dr. Tarabula, current GVMA President (Right) Dr. West Hamryka received an Award of Appreciation at the GVMA Student Meeting on March 15th. Dr. Hamryka has been our dedicated Chair for the Student Relations Committee for the last 6 years and we are very thankful for the time, energy and passion that he has brought to UGA's veterinary students. MORE ABOUT DR. WEST HAMRYKA After graduating from the University of Georgia in 1990, Dr. Hamryka started his career at a referral practice in Miami, Florida. He later practiced as an...

Provides 7 Medical CE CreditsOrthopedics CESaturday, August 14, 20228:00 am - 3:20 pm LOCATION Macon Marriott City Center240 Coliseum Drive, Macon, Georgia 31217 1-800-228-9290 (Hotel Reservations)Registrants receive our special rate of $129.00!Let them know you are with the GVMA to get our special rate.All hotel reservations must be made on or before July 14, 2022. Book a room Get directions MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Clara Goh, BVSc, MS, DACVS-SA, ACVS Founding Fellow- Surgical Oncology Dr. Goh earned her veterinary degree at Sydney University, Australia. She completed her post-graduate specialty training (rotating internship, surgical residency, and surgical oncology fellowship) at...

The veterinary emergency dispensing rule created in 2021 to allow a 14-day prescription from an in-clinic stock supply of compounded medication for urgent conditions has expired and has not been renewed under the current Economic Recovery Executive Order. The current rule is under the Pharmacy Board Rule 480-11-.02. Compounded Drug Preparations states “Emergency Dispensing” shall mean no more than a 96 hour supply dispensed for an urgent condition to an animal patient by a licensed veterinarian with a valid veterinarian-client-patient relationship when timely access to a compounding pharmacy is not available. The...

EMPLOYEE NEWSLETTER SUPERVISOR NEWSLETTER ACCESS THE MEMBER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Monthly Online Seminar - From Tired to Inspired: Keeping Engaged and Preventing Burnout Available on demand starting: March 17th Be proactive to limit feelings of being overwhelmed. Learn how to prevent burnout and maintain engagement in your work and personal life.  Click here for an editable version of the flyer.  Monthly seminars are updated the third Tuesday of each month. Registration is not required.  Click here & access your Work-Life Services. (Login is organization specific. Please check with your HR team if you do not know your login or give...

Provides 5 Medical CE Credits & 2 LEAP CE CreditsGVMA Traveling CE:  Dentistry + LEAP CE covering Medical Records with Don Riddick, Esq.Saturday, April 30, 20228:00 a.m. - 3:10 p.m. The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge3499 Highway 76 West, Young Harris, GACall (706) 896-2262 and let them know you are with the GVMA to get our special rate of $129! RATE EXPIRES 3/30! MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR JASON SOUKUP, DVM, DAVDC Dr. Soukup is a Clinical Professor in Dentistry and Oromaxillofacial Surgery at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine. He received his DVM...

Per the Georgia State Board of Veterinary Medicine: "Board Rule 700‐7‐0.3‐.03. Emergency Rule on Continuing Veterinary Education, which was adopted due to the Public Health State of Emergency, is no longer in effect. It expired as of October 29, 2021. However, despite termination of Public Health State of Emergency, the Board will accept online CE submissions through December 31, 2022 provided that all other requirements of Board Rule 7-00-7-.03 have been met." For additional information on CE requirements, visit the State Website for Rules and Regulations. See all CE Rules and Regulations ...

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