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THE CONTENT IN THIS ARTICLE HAS EXPIRED. VISIT GVMA.NET/COVID-19-RESOURCES FOR THE LATEST NEWS View the executive order VIEW THE SHELTER IN PLACE FAQ Basics of Governor Kemp’s Order Takes effect at 6 p.m. Friday, April 3 and continues through April 13 Residents are instructed to shelter in place unless they’re conducting “essential services,” traveling to and from jobs and other exceptions. It allows Georgians to leave the home to buy groceries, purchase medical equipment, go outside to exercise, head to doctor’s appointments, or leave for certain jobs covered by the order. The definition of Critical Infrastructure...

The GVMA is here for you! GVMA Member Assistance Program Resources Read the July EMPLOYEE NEWSLETTER July SUPERVISOR NEWSLETTER ACCESS THE MEMBER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM Resources from SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Talking With Children: Tips for Caregivers, Parents, and Teachers During Infectious Disease OutbreaksTaking Care of Your Behavioral Health During an Infectious Disease OutbreakCoping With Stress During Infectious Disease OutbreaksTaking Care of Your Behavioral Health: Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, & Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak Podcasts & Webinars Happiness Lab PodcastsGVMA Meeting: Difficult Emotions & Uncertain Times: A Mindful Veterinary Survival GuideGVMA Meeting:...

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PLEASE NOTE: The GA State Board of Veterinary Medicine HAS relaxed the VCPR requirement for telemedicine. VIEW THE RULE CHANGE Telemedicine is (still) permissible in Georgia. Consider in your COVID-19 response how you can implement telemedicine, with the following limitations: 1) Telemedicine, like all veterinary medicine, requires a valid VCPR. This means that: • You are able to have sufficient information in order to initiate a preliminary diagnosis, following the minimum standard of care. Refills, rechecks, and similar activities are presumptively in this category. • You must...

Licensed veterinarians have the opportunity to apply to become officers in the Commissioned Corps of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS), one of the eight U.S. uniformed services. Commissioned Corps veterinary officers serve nationwide in agencies within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and non-HHS agencies in many One Health roles, including laboratory animal medicine, outbreak investigation, food safety assurance, regulatory review, and public health policy development. Reasons to consider a career in the USPHS Commissioned Corps include: • Uniformed service benefits featuring comprehensive, low-cost medical,...

+ LEAP CE with Betsy Choder, ESQ.! Provides 5 General CE Credits + 2 LEAP CE CreditsVaccines & Vaccination CESunday, September 13, 20207:30 am - 3:30 pm LOCATION Holiday Inn Savannah Historic District520 W Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401 912-790-1000 (Hotel Reservations)Registrants receive our special rate of $129.00!Call 912-790-1000 and request your discounted rate through the GVMA or book online with code "GVM".All hotel reservations must be made on or before August 12, 2020. Book Room Get directions MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Richard B. Ford, DVM, MS, DACVPM Dr. Richard Ford is Emeritus Professor of Medicine in the College of...

+ LEAP CE with Betsy Choder, ESQ.! Provides 5 General CE Credits + 2 LEAP CE CreditsInternal Medicine CESaturday, September 12, 20207:30 am - 3:30 pm LOCATION Holiday Inn Savannah Historic District520 W Bryan St, Savannah, GA 31401 912-790-1000 (Hotel Reservations)Registrants receive our special rate of $129.00!Call 912-790-1000 and request your discounted rate through the GVMA or book online with code "GVM".All hotel reservations must be made on or before August 12, 2020. Book Room Get directions MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Richard B. Ford, DVM, MS, DACVPM Dr. Richard Ford is Emeritus Professor of Medicine in the College of Veterinary...

+ LEAP CE with Don Riddick, ESQ.! Provides 5 General CE Credits + 2 LEAP CE CreditsOrthopedics CESaturday, August 15, 20207:30 am - 3:30 pm   LOCATION Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club2459-H US Hwy 280 W, Cordele, GA 31015 1-800-201-3205 (Hotel Reservations)Registrants receive our special rate of $109.00!Call 1-800-459-1230 or visit www.lakeblackshearresort.com and use group ID 349804.All hotel reservations must be made on or before July 15, 2020. Get directions   MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR David L. Dycus, DVM, MS, CCRP, DACVS-SA Dr. Dycus attended Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine for his veterinary degree, Auburn University for a...

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