Technicians

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
Becoming a Unicorn Team
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
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Ballroom CD
Hands-Free Radiography: Into Radiation Safety Basics
by Julie Bitan, RVT
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Room 318
9:00 - 9:50 am
Turn The Negativity Around: How to Convert a Team's Thinking
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
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Ballroom CD
Hands-Free Radiography: Techniques
by Julie Bitan, RVT
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Room 318
9:50 - 10:30 am
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
10:30 - 11:20 am
How to Move From the Floor to a Supervisor
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
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Ballroom CD
Hands-Free Radiography: Where do I Start?
by Julie Bitan, RVT
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Room 318
11:30 am - 12:20 pm
How to Make the Veterinary Profession a Sustainable Career
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
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Ballroom CD
AVST Advanced Surgical Skills: Surgical Instrument Care and Sterilization
by Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS
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Room 318
12:30 - 1:30 pm
Lunch On Your Own
1:30 - 2:20 pm
How to Make a New Hire Quit in Under 6 Months
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
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Ballroom CD
Role of the Veterinary Surgical Scrub Tech
by Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS
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Room 318
2:20 - 3:00 pm
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
3:00 - 3:50 pm
Dealing with Emotions During Busy Hospital Days
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
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Ballroom CD
“Oh, Sew Easy”—Understanding Suture Materials
by Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS
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Room 318
4:00 - 4:50 pm
How to Create a Change: Change Management
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
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Ballroom CD
Perioperative Surgical Patient Care: Honoring the Bond
by Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS
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Room 318
5:00 - 8:00 pm
Friday Evening Dance Party

Saturday, October 1

8:30 - 9:20 am
Liver Physiology and Disease
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS
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Ballroom CD
Feline Vaccine Guidelines: Take the Guesswork Out of Understanding Why Cats Need to Be Vaccinated and Why the Guidelines Changed
by Ellen Carozza, LVT
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Room 318
9:30 - 10:20 pm
The Spleen: Function, Injury and Disease
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS
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Ballroom CD
Kitten Condundrums, Common Emergencies Seen in Practice and Nursing Care
by Ellen Carozza, LVT
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Room 318
10:20 - 11:00 am
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
11:00 - 11:50 am
The Cat & The Kidney
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS
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Ballroom CD
Super Seniors: Keeping Our Senior Cats Happy and Healthy
by Ellen Carozza, LVT
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Room 318
11:50 am - 1:15 pm
Technician Awards Lunch with Keynote Speaker
1:15 - 2:05 pm
The Dog & The Kidney
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS
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Ballroom CD
131 Room Maintenance, Radiation Safety and Oral i131 Administration
by Ellen Carozza, LVT
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Room 318
2:15 - 3:05 pm
Abdominal Radiology Reviews: Seeing the "Hidden Stuff"
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS
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Ballroom CD
The End of Life Experience and Why it’s important
by Sharlin Frisbee, LVT and Leah White
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Room 318
3:05 - 3:40 pm
Break / Visit the Exhibit Hall
3:40 - 4:30 pm
Thoracic Radiology Reviews: Seeing the ""Hidden Stuff"
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS
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Ballroom CD
When Helping Hurts the Human-Animal Bond
by Jade Velasquez, LVT
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Room 318
4:40 - 5:30 pm
Radiology Case Review
by Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS
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Ballroom CD
Managing Conflict: Ways to Keep Cool in Tense Situations
by Jade Velasquez, LVT
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Room 318
6:00 - 7:00 pm
Power of 10 Reception - Invite Only

Sunday, October 2

8:00 - 9:20 am
Anesthetic Monitors—Understanding Their Use & Limitations
by Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS
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Ballroom CD
9:20 - 9:30 am
Break
9:30 - 10:20 am
Who Needs an Anesthetic Plan? YOU DO!
by Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS
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Ballroom CD
10:20 - 10:30 pm
Break
10:30 - 11:20 am
Anesthesia Ventilators 101
by Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS
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Ballroom CD
11:20 - 11:30 am
Break
11:30 am - 12:20 pm
Anesthesia Mistakes Awareness
by Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS
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Ballroom CD