04-14-2024 PM Wet-lab waitlist: Cooperative Care Training


Calm, Confident & In Control: Training for a cooperative veterinary visit behaviour series

AM Wet-lab: Cooperative Care Training (attendance limited to 12 attendees)
Attendance to both webinars is mandatory for attendance to the lab.
If registering for the lab, DO NOT REGISTER AND PAY FOR THE LECTURES. You will be registered manually for those to avoid overpayment. 

Date: Sunday, April 14, 2024
Time: 9:30 am - 11 am

Fees: EASAV/CAVM Members and unregistered support staff: 

EASAV/CAVM DVM Members: $260.00        Other DVMs: $320
EASAV AHT Members:  $240.00                      Other AHTs/unregistered staff: $260.00      

Registration to the lab portion in this series is limited to registered veterinary staff. 
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Presents a webinar & wet-lab series for the entire veterinary team...

with Jessica Benoit, RVT, VTS (Behaviour), KPA, CTP, CPDT-KA, Fear Free Certified Speaker

Calm, Confident & In Control: Training for a cooperative veterinary visit

Techniques for food and non-food distraction

Date: Tuesday, April 2 Webinar Time: 7-8:30 pm (Registration deadline: March 31)

Description: Animals can learn to make positive associations with veterinary procedures & care using food and non-food distraction. In this presentation attendees will learn the importance of observing body language, use their own body language in a manner that prevents and alleviates fear, anxiety, and stress and how to practically apply distraction techniques. 

Cooperative Veterinary Care: Getting consent at the vet
Wednesday, April 10 Webinar time: 7-8:30 pm (Registration deadline: April 7)
Description: Learn what cooperative care means & how we can teach consent behaviours & the importance of choice when teaching patients to participate in their own veterinary care. Consent behaviours discussed will include stationing & chin rest, the benefits of using predictor cues for cooperative veterinary care training and how to transfer this type of training to veterinary procedures. 

Wet-lab: Cooperative Care Training
(12 attendees/lab; webinars must be streamed prior to lab attendance)
Date: Sunday, April 14, 2024 Wet-lab times: 9:30 - 11 am & 12 - 1:30 pm 
Registation deadline: April 10, 2024
Location: Companion Veterinary Clinic: #8, Blackburn Drive W, SW. Edmonton, AB
Attendees will spend time with RVTs/Trainers, a variety of live dogs and one cat on the following behaviours & concepts: targeting & stationing (nose/paw), chin rest, predictor cues, desensitizing & couter-conditioning to equipment. 

The webinars will be recorded & available for streaming until May 22, 2024. Both lectures and lab are pending AbVMA & CVBC-approval for 1.5 CE credits each. 

Speaker Biography

Jessica graduated from the NAIT Animal Health Technology program in 2010. In addition to being a Registered Veterinary Technologist, Jessica is a Veterinary Technician Specialist in Behaviour. She is also a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, Karen Pryor Academy Certified Training Partner & Fear Free Certified veterinary professional, trainer & speaker. She serves on the Examination & Credentials Approval Committee for the Academy of Veterinary Behavior Technicians & is the recipient of the 2020 ABVMA Veterinary Technologist of the Year Award. 

With thanks to our sponsor: Royal Canin


Registration Info for Calm, Confident & In Control

Advanced Payment by cheque, e-transfer or credit card is required for wet-lab registrations. 
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Fees:                                                               Webinars        Wet-lab

EASAV/CAVM DVMs, students & all support staff               $26.25                  $260
EASAV AHT members:                                                          $15.75                  $240
Non-member DVMs:                                                            $52.50                  $320

Click here to find out how to access discounted rates to our CE!  

Address: Box 31029, Namao Centre, Edmonton, AB T5Z 3P3  www.easav.ca
Questions/Need to cancel a registration? Email: info@easav.ca; leave a voicemail at 780-970-3728.

Cancellation/no-show policy: All registrants who prepay for a webinar will be sent a link to stream the recorded webinar. No refunds will be issued to wet-lab attendees unless someone is found to attend in your place. Wet-lab fees are due at the time of registration.