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SPECIAL APRIL 6 C.E. PROGRAM ON
VACCINATIONS
In addition to our regularly scheduled chapter meetings, we are featuring a special program brought to us with the support of Boehringer Ingelheim on April 6.
Dr. Richard Ford, DVM, DACVIM, DACVPM (Hon), emeritus professor of medicine at
North Carolina State University, will speak on " Vaccines & Vaccinations: Protocols,
Products, and Controversies. " Participants can earn two hours of California statutorially
approved CE. The event starts at 7 p.m. - but Zoom doors open at 6:45.
This program will examine current recommendations for canine and feline vaccination, focusing on recent changes to American Animal Hospital Association guidelines. It will review intervals for the initial feline vaccination series and boosters in
adult animals, the rationale behind updates to the initial canine vaccination series
and revised guidance on the administration of leptospirosis and Lyme disease vaccines. It will also explore the indications and interpretation of antibody testing,
including patient management recommendations based on test results. You'll acquire
a thorough understanding of current vaccine and vaccination recommendations.
Learning objectives for the program:
1. Review prominent issues, controversies, and challenges surrounding canine and
feline vaccination.
2. Learn about changes in initial vaccination series recommendations and explore
core and non-core booster interval recommendations for adult animals.
3. Understand " must know " facts that bridge the gap between vaccination recommendations and practice, including indications for antibody testing and interpretation of results, determinations for when to treat non-core vaccines as core, and
advice on avoiding vaccine adverse reactions.
4. Learn how to best implement a rational vaccination protocol that provides maximum levels of protection for your practice's patients.
You must register in advance for this webinar at https://www.scvma.org/
calendar-of-events/chapter-events/.

SCVMA VIRTUAL
LUNCH AND LEARN
CE PROGRAMS
These sessions are free to all SCVMA
members. Most of them are on Tuesdays
from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. via Zoom. All
offer one hour of California statutorially
approved CE.
To participate, you must pre-register at
www.scvma.org/calendar-of-events/.
Here is our schedule for April:
April 6 - Dr. Jess Trimble on " Connected Care in Practice, " sponsored by
Anipanion.
April 13 - Dr. Ryan Goupil on " Inappetence and Weight Loss in Chronic
Disease: Why Treatment Matters, " sponsored by Elanco.
April 20 - Stephen Cital, RVT, SRA,
RLAT, VCC, CVPP, VTS-LAM, on " Cannabis Conundrum: The foundations of
considering use in practice, " sponsored
by Modern Animal.
April 27 - Dr. Shelley Adrian on " Probiotic Therapy: The Gut and Beyond, "
sponsored by Purina.
Stay tuned for more great continuing education programs. We have virtual Lunch
and Learns scheduled through August.

FREE LEGAL
SERVICES AT
TLD LAW

Limited to one complimentary 30-minute
phone consultation each calendar quarter.

If additional services are needed, there is
a 15% discount for SCVMA members.

Services covered include:

Thank you to TLD Law (www.tldlaw.com),
an SCVMA Affinity partner, which has
agreed to provide free complimentary
legal consultations to SCVMA members.
Here are the guidelines under the firm's
Veterinary Services Legal Access Plan:

*	 Corporate law

To seek assistance from TLD Law, call
949-756-0684 and reference VSLAP
when making your appointment.

Open to all SCVMA members.

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*	 Employment law
*	 Real estate litigation
*	 Business litigation
*	 Trusts and Estates

A special shout out to Shannon Jenkins,
Esq., partner at TLD Law, for championing this program.

*	 Family law.
The services do not include document
review or drafting of documents.

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Pulse - April 2021

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Pulse - April 2021

Pulse - April 2021
Chapter Meetings & Calendar
President’s Perspective
SCVMA Profile
Pulsepoints
Practical Pathology
Optimizing Veterinary Practice Staff Increases Efficiency and Retains Clients
Medical Leeway
UC Davis Update
Tools for Success
Angel Fund
Dear Tabby
The RVT
Industry Insights
Quick Reference
Digital Photography for Veterinarians
AVMA Diplomates
Resources
Disease Table
From the SCVMA Office
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Pulse - April 2021 - 1
Pulse - April 2021 - 2
Pulse - April 2021 - Chapter Meetings & Calendar
Pulse - April 2021 - President’s Perspective
Pulse - April 2021 - SCVMA Profile
Pulse - April 2021 - 6
Pulse - April 2021 - Pulsepoints
Pulse - April 2021 - 8
Pulse - April 2021 - 9
Pulse - April 2021 - 10
Pulse - April 2021 - Practical Pathology
Pulse - April 2021 - Optimizing Veterinary Practice Staff Increases Efficiency and Retains Clients
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Pulse - April 2021 - 14
Pulse - April 2021 - 15
Pulse - April 2021 - Medical Leeway
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Pulse - April 2021 - UC Davis Update
Pulse - April 2021 - Tools for Success
Pulse - April 2021 - Angel Fund
Pulse - April 2021 - Dear Tabby
Pulse - April 2021 - The RVT
Pulse - April 2021 - Industry Insights
Pulse - April 2021 - Quick Reference
Pulse - April 2021 - Digital Photography for Veterinarians
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Pulse - April 2021 - AVMA Diplomates
Pulse - April 2021 - Resources
Pulse - April 2021 - Disease Table
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