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Recognizing & Treating Heatstroke for Technicians 6-21-18
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Recognizing & Treating Heatstroke for Technicians 6-21-18

 Export to Your Calendar 6/21/2018
When: Thursday, June 21, 2018
From 6:30 until 8:30 pm
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AZ Central Credit Union
2020 N Central Ave
Ste L150
Phoenix, Arizona  85004
United States
Contact: Mittie Williams
602-242-7936


Online registration is available until: 6/21/2018
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Session Details

Discussion Topics:

  • Review of thermoregulatory system
  • What is heatstroke?
  • Why does it happen?
  • Pathophysiology of heatstroke
  • Nursing care and monitoring of heatstroke patients

   

Approved for 1.5 CE hours by the Arizona Academy of Veterinary Practice
(for technicians).

 

 

Presenter

Courtney Waxman, CVT, VTS(ECC)

 

Courtney found her passion in emergency and critical care medicine after completing an internship during her technician schooling.  She graduated in 2008 with her Associate in Applied Science degree in Veterinary Technology/Animal Health and obtained her CVT in 2009.  Courtney has spent the past 10 years working in emergency medicine, and currently practices at VetMed Emergency and Specialty Hospital in Phoenix.  In 2016, she began her speaking career by presenting technician case reports at the ACVIM Forum, IVECCS and NAVC/VMX conferences, winning Best Case Presentation at ACVIM in 2017.  Courtney will be speaking at WVC and for VHCTAz in 2018 and also lectures locally to referring veterinary practices, veterinary technology students and the public on topics releasing to emergency and critical care.  In addition to speaking, Courtney has been published in the NAVTA Journal and Today‚Äôs Veterinary Nurse, providing continuing education articles to the technician community. In 2017, Courtney became the Arizona state representative for NAVTA as well as the Technicians Community Chair for the Veterinary Health Care Team of Arizona.  She became a Veterinary Technician Specialist in Emergency and Critical Care and has been nominated for Veterinary Technician of the Year (2018) by NAVTA.  Her special interests include mechanical ventilation, environmental hazards, one-on-one case management, CPR, critical care nursing and technician training. Off duty, she enjoys world travel with her husband, reading, yoga, and spoiling her two dogs, Biggs and Ollie.

 

 

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations before 6-11-18 will receive refunds in full. No-shows or cancellations received after 6-11-18 will be charged the full amount.

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