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Georgia Veterinary Medical Association has partnered with Listeners On Call to offer you the benefit of listening - a new service designed to give you support anytime you need it. Explore our Listeners Sort Listeners by topics and other criteria to find those you may have a connection with. Listen to their stories to get to know them better. Request a Call Now (or later!)!  When you find a Listener you think can relate to what you’re facing, you request a call with them. You can connect right now if they are available, or schedule...

Scope of Practice Provides 2 LEAP CE Credit Hours via Zoom Webinar (Approved by the GA State Board of Vet Med)Wednesday, July 20, 20226 - 7:40 pm Register Now This session will discuss the legal responsibilities of a Georgia licensed veterinarian and the tasks that registered veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants are legally able to perform. If you can't attend this webinar, stay tuned for further announcements on upcoming dates. You can also view our Calendar here. GVMA LEAP CE is free to GVMA Members. Non-members are required to pay a $250 registration fee. It...

Georgia Veterinary Medical Association has partnered with Listeners On Call to offer you the benefit of listening - a new service designed to give you support anytime you need it. We wanted to take a moment and introduce a few of our amazing Listeners! A full spectrum of life experiences Our Listeners come from all walks of life with rich backgrounds and a breadth of experiences. Our goal is a great match for everyone! Trained to be great Listeners just for you All of our Listeners have a natural skill that we build on with...

EMPLOYEE NEWSLETTER SUPERVISOR NEWSLETTER Monthly Online Seminar - Sleep Essentials Available on demand starting: May 17th Explore strategies to start a healthy bedtime routine to help you reduce stress and improve your wellbeing. Monthly seminars are updated the third Tuesday of each month. Registration is not required. ACCESS THE MEMBER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ...

Offered Exclusively to GVMA Members & Practice Management Staff! Mental Health First Aid Certification CourseSaturday, July 16, 20228 am - 4 pm You'll Earn: 3-Year Mental Health First Aid Certification 2 LEAP CE Credits 6.5 General CE Credits Sponsored by How Mental Health First Aid Can Help LEARNING OBJECTIVES Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) teaches you how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults. We'll Cover: Common signs and symptoms of mental health challenges; Common signs and symptoms of substance use challenges; How to interact with a person in crisis; How to connect a person...

Provides 7 Medical CE CreditsFeline Medicine CESunday, August 7, 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!All hotel reservations must be made on or before July 8, 2022. BOOK A ROOM Get directions MEET YOUR INSTRUCTOR Cathy Lund, DVM Cathy Lund, DVM, opened City Kitty Veterinary Care for Cats, a cat practice located in Providence, RI, more than 20 years ago. She is a board member of the AAFP, and is a past president of the Companion Animal Parasite Council. She was...

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...

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