Hot Topics & Spotlight

Live & In-Person
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Tacoma, WA

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Sept. 30 - Oct. 2

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140+ Hours of CE

Friday, September 30

8:00 - 8:50 am
Reportable Diseases of Companion Animals: Learn to be RAD
by Dr. Amber Itle
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Room 315
9:00 - 9:50 am
The Board’s Role, the Disciplinary Process, and Hot Topics: How They Affect You
by Ms. Sara Kirschenman, Dr. Dordor Vang, & Ms. Loralei Walker
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Room 315
9:50 - 10:30 am
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
10:30 - 11:20 am
Finding Peace as a Vetrinarian: My Model, Find Yours
by Dr. Brian Joseph
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Room 315
11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Threatened with Extinction: The Orca (Orcinus orca)
by Dr. Brian Joseph
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Room 315
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch On Your Own
1:30 - 2:20 pm
Compounding Regulatory Trends Affecting Your Practice
by Dr. Dawn Ipsen
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Room 315
2:20 - 3:00 pm
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
3:00 - 3:50 pm
Blueprint for a Veterinary Startup
by Mr. Steve Kikikis & Jim Vander Mey
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Room 315
4:00 - 4:50 pm
Maximize Your Veterinary Practice Transition
by Mr. Jim Vander Mey
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Room 315
5:00 - 8:00 pm
Friday Evening Dance Party

Saturday, October 1

8:30 - 9:20 am
From Rules to Relationships: How to Create an Inclusive Work Culture with Equitable Management Practices - Part I
by Dr. Marie Sato Quicksall and Melody Martinez, CVT
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Room 315
9:30 - 10:20 pm
From Rules to Relationships: How to Create an Inclusive Work Culture with Equitable Management Practices - Part II
by Dr. Marie Sato Quicksall and Melody Martinez, CVT
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Room 315
10:20 - 11:00 am
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
11:00 - 11:50 am
Mastering Cross-cultural Communication in Veterinary Medicine
by Dr. Marie Sato Quicksall and Melody Martinez, CVT
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Room 315
11:50 am - 1:15 pm
WSVMA Awards Lunch
1:15 - 2:05 pm
How to Feel Better: The Power of Mindset
by Julie Squires, CCFS
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Room 315
2:15 - 3:05 pm
WTF is Work-Life Balance?
by Julie Squires, CCFS
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Room 315
3:05 - 3:40 pm
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
3:40 - 4:30 pm
Perfectionism: The 20 Ton Shield
by Julie Squires, CCFS
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Room 315
4:40 - 5:30 pm
Self Compassion: The Answer to Everything
by Julie Squires, CCFS
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Room 315
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Power of 10 Reception - Invite Only