Continuing Education: Past Events


Start DateEvent Name 
September 24, 2017 09-24-2017 Protocols in Veterinary Cardiology - AM Session
Protocols in Veterinary Cardiology - AM Session
Sonya Gordon, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM (Cardiology)
3 hours CE Credit

STOP! If interested in attending the FULL DAY of courses,
please register ONCE for the FULL DAY ONLY to receive discounted pricing.


Topics: AM Session: 
Intro and review of ABCDs in cardiology, what’s in your cardiology toolbox? & Tail of Chronic Valve Disease

Date:
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Time: 9 am – 12:15 pm; Reg & breakfast: 8:15 am
Lunch will be provided for those attending the morning session
Location: Sawmill Banquet and Catering Centre
Registration Deadline: Wed., September 13, 2017




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September 24, 2017 09-24-2017 Protocols in Veterinary Cardiology - PM Session
Protocols in Veterinary Cardiology - PM Session
Sonya Gordon, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM (Cardiology)
3.5 hours CE Credit

STOP! If interested in attending the FULL DAY of courses,
please register ONCE for the FULL DAY ONLY to receive discounted pricing.


TOPICS: 
PM Session: Managing Heart Failure on a tight budget, Remote monitoring in dogs with heart disease, Let sleeping dogs lie: Anesthesia in canine cardiac patients and What's new with Feline Heart Disease

Date: 
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Time: 12:45 pm – 4:30 pm; Reg & lunch: 12:15 pm
Location: Sawmill Banquet and Catering Centre
Registration Deadline: Wed., September 13, 2017


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September 24, 2017 09-24-2017 Protocols in Veterinary Cardiology Full Day

Sonya Gordon, DVM, DVSc, DACVIM (Cardiology)
6.5 hours CE Credit

 Date: Sunday, September 24, 2017
Time: 8:45 am – 4:15 pm; Reg & breakfast: 8:00 am
Location: Sawmill Banquet and Catering Centre
Registration Deadline: Wed., September 13, 2017

Topics: 
Intro and review of ABCDs in cardiology, what’s in your cardiology toolbox? & Tail of Chronic Valve Disease; Managing Heart Failure on a tight budget, Remote monitoring in dogs with heart disease, Let sleeping dogs lie: Anesthesia in canine cardiac patients and What's new with Feline Heart Disease

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September 24, 2017 09-24-2017 Chew the Cud with Sonya Gordon
Open to EASAV Members only
Dinner with our Cardiology Speaking Expert Sonya Gordon
Date:
Sunday, September 24
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm (following the seminar)
Location: The King and I
Address: 8208-107 Street, Edmonton, AB
Fee: Cost of your meal and drinks
Dinner guest number is limited to 6 members 

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September 8, 2017 09-08-2017 Animal Care and Control Centre meeting with Vet Clinic Practice Owners
Edmonton Veterinary Clinic Practice Owners: EASAV and the City of Edmonton wants your input! 

To further promote responsible pet ownership and to encourage Edmontonians to license their pets, the city would like to execute a campaign involving a coupon system to sterilize OR microchip pets in exchange for proof of City pet licensing.  EASAV is facilitating a special meeting to discuss this a partnership proposal and come up with a system that satisfies local practice owners.


Meeting Date Postponed until further notice: please register if you are interested in attending this meeting and we will contact you with the meeting date once determined.


Location: Animal Care and Control Centre Board room
Address: 13550 - 163 St NW, Edmonton, AB T5V 0B5 
Time: to be determined

RSVP to 
easav@edmontonvetinfo.com or register to attend online.



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June 11, 2017 2017 EASAV Member BBQ
2017 EASAV Member BBQ at U of A Botanic Gardens (Formerly Devonian Botanic Gardens)

Date:
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Time: 12 noon - 5:00 pm
This year's event is fully catered by Perks Coffee House, courtesy of your sponsors
BBQ will include: Hamburgers, hotdogs, salads, veggies, fruit, treats, beverages and alcohol, courtesy of EASAV!

Admission is free to all EASAV members, their clinic staff and their families and includes access to all gardens.

Address: 
51227 AB-60, Parkland County, AB T7Y 1C5

Click on the link to see the map

RSVP Deadline: June 1, 2017

If bringing family members, please email a completed RSVP form or information OR leave a voicemail for Smokey at 780-970-3728.

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May 28, 2017 05-28-2017 Fostering Wellness in the Vet Workplace
Fostering Wellness in the Vet Workplace
CE for the entire veterinary team!
Speakers:
Marie Holowaychuk, DVM, DACVECC, CYT
Jolene Watson, RVT, Myers Briggs Practitioner
6 hours CE credit
Topics include: Effective Vet Teams; Understanding Co-worker Styles, Team Conflict, Workplace Wellness

Date:
Sunday, May 28, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Registration & breakfast at 8:15 am
Location: Braemar Room; Royal Glenora Club
Address: 11160 River Valley Road, Edmonton, AB T5J 2G7

Registration Deadline:
Wednesday, May 17, 2017


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May 6, 2017 05-06-2017 Wet-Lab Orthopedic Conditions of the Stifle
Wet-lab: Orthopedic Conditions of the Stifle
Audrey Remedios, DVM, DACVS
Colin Sereda,  DVM, DACVS

12 hours CE Credit – limited to 8 veterinarians
Priority seating will be given to EASAV Members until March 1.
Registrations for non-member DVMs will open after March 1.

Date: Saturday & Sunday, May 6 & 7th, 2017
Times:
May 6: 8:30am - 4:00pm
May 7: 8:30am  – 2:30pm
Location: X202 and X203, NAIT Main Campus, Edmonton AB
 
Early Registration Deadline: April 9, 2017
Sponsor: scil animal care company

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May 6, 2017 05-06-2017 Dinner with Audrey Remedios
Dinner with Audrey Remedios, DVM  DVSc, DACVS
Come enjoy an "off the record" type of get together, where over dinner and drinks, you can casually ask our expert speakers questions that pertain directly to you!

Limited to 6 EASAV Members and their spouses. EASAV members must contact Smokey if they are planning to bring their spouse.
RSVPs accepted on a first come, first served, basis

Members have to pay for their own dinner. 

Date: 
Saturday, May 6. 
Time: Approximately 6:00 pm. 
Location: Allegro Italian Kitchen


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April 30, 2017 04-30-2017 Radiology Refresher - AM Session

Radiology Refresher Course  - AM SESSION (2 separate sessions or full day available) 
Prices are discounted for the full day.
If registering for the full day, please only register for the full course.

Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Time: 9 am - 11 am 
Registration and continental breakfast: 8:15 am 
Lunch is only being provided for full day and afternoon attendants

Location: Sawmill Banquet and Catering Centre
Address: 3840 - 76 Ave NW, Edmonton - Link to Venue Map

TOPIC: Radiology by Numbers: is a radiologist with a ruler a radiologist in trouble?

Fees:
Members/RVTS: $40.00
Non-member vets: $60.00

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wed, April 12, 2017



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April 30, 2017 04-30-2017 Radiology Refresher - PM Session

Radiology Refresher Course  - PM SESSION (2 separate sessions or full day available) 
Prices are discounted for the full day. 
If registering for the full day, please only register for the full course.

Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Time: 11:30 am - 4 pm 
Registration and lunch: 11:00 am 
Lunch is only being provided for full day and afternoon attendants

Location: Sawmill Banquet and Catering Centre
Address: 3840 - 76 Ave NW, Edmonton - Link to Venue Map

TOPICS: 

  1. Abdominal Radiology: Common pitfalls; highlights of the challenges and confounders - featuring case-studies

  2. Integrated Thoracic Imaging: explores various approaches using different modalities, positional radiography & interventions for diagnosing more challenging cases

Fees: 

Members/RVTS: $80.00
Non-member vets: $100.00

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Wed, April 12, 2017



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April 30, 2017 04-30-2017 Radiology Refresher Course Full Day Session

Radiology Refresher Course
Date:
April 30, 2017
Time: 9-4pm; Registration and continental Breakfast: 8:15 am 
Lunch 11:00 - 11:45 am; 1 coffee breaks in afternoon
Location: Sawmill Banquet and Catering Centre
Address: 3840 - 76 Ave NW, Edmonton - Link to Venue Map

TOPICS: (2 hours each)

  1. AM Session: 9 - 11 am: Radiology by Numbers: is a radiologist with a ruler a radiologist in trouble?

  2. PM Sessions: 11:45 am - 4 pm 

  3. Abdominal Radiology: Common pitfalls; highlights of the challenges and confounders - featuring case-studies

  4. Integrated Thoracic Imaging: explores various approaches using different modalities, positional radiography & interventions for diagnosing more challenging cases



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April 29, 2017 04-29-2017 Grind the Bones with Tim Spotswood
Dinner with Tim Spotswood, BVSc, MMedVet, DECVDI (Radiology)
Come enjoy an "off the record" type of get together, where over dinner and drinks, you can casually ask our expert speakers questions that pertain directly to you!

Limited to 6 EASAV Members and their spouses. EASAV members must contact Smokey if they are planning to bring their spouse.
RSVPs accepted on a first come, first served, basis

Members have to pay for their own dinner. 

Date: 
Saturday, April 29. 
Time: Approximately 6:15 pm. 
Location: will be shared with dinner attendants only. 


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March 25, 2017 03-25-2017 Practice Management During the Economic Slow-down

Practice Management During The Economic Slow-down 

Date: Saturday, March 25, 2017

Time: 1 pm – 4:30 pm
Registration open: 12:15 pm
Location: Clerk’s Quarters, Fort Edmonton

Click here for various maps to Clerk's Quarters in Fort Edmonton

Google Street View

Google Venue Map (see green outlined site for venue)

Fort Edmonton Map (Clerk's Quarters is #11 - inside the fort) Parking is located just next to the Fort itself

Open to entire veterinary team
Attendance is limited to 90 participants with priority seating given to EASAV members

Cost:
EASAV Members/support staff: $80

Non-member vets: $130

Registration Deadline Extended: Friday, March 24, 2017

EASAV AGM and Social to follow




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March 25, 2017 03-25-2017 EASAV AGM and Social
EASAV members only   (& spouses, if space allows - Spouses must be registered by email or phone only)
Registration & Appetizers: 4:45 pm
Group Sleigh rides from: 5:00-6:00pm
AGM: 6:15 – 6:45pm
4-course Gourmet Dinner: 7:00 - 8:30pm
1-hour Keynote during dinner:
“A wellness plan for your veterinarian”
Speaker: Darren Osborne (see above)
1 CE Credit
Link to AGM Package here (coming soon) - EASAV is looking for 2 new directors! 


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March 24, 2017 03-24-2017 Chew the Fat with Darren Osborne
Dinner with Darren Osborne, MA, OVMA, Director of Economic Research
limited to 10 EASAV Members, including some Executive Volunteers
RSVPs accepted on a first come, first served, basis
.
Members have to pay for their own dinner.
Date: Friday, March 24. 
Time: Approximately 6:45 pm. 
Location: will be shared with dinner attendants only. 


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March 15, 2017 03-15-2017 Zoonotic Parasites
Zoonotic Parasites and "Small Animal Foreign Animal Disease": implications for Alberta dogs, cats, and their people
Rich Boisvert, BSc, DVM
1.5 hours CE Credit

Topics:
echinococcus multilocularis, toxocara canis and cati, zoonotic diseases for international travelers

Date:  Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Time: 7-8:30 pm; Registration & supper at 6:15pm
Location: Shaw Theatre, NAIT Main Campus
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 3, 2017
Presented and Sponsored by: Bayer



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February 21, 2017 02-21-2017 Wet-lab Common Emergency Procedures
Wet-lab: Common Emergency Procedures
Erin Simmonds, DVM , DACVECC and Associates
2.5 hours of CE Credit

Topics:
Nasogastic tubes, abdominocentesis, chest tube placements, tracheostomy
Date:
Tuesday, February 21, 2016
 
Time: 6:30-9 pm; Registration & supper at 6:00 pm
Location: Guardian Veterinary Centre, Edmonton, AB
This course is limited to 16 participants!

For full details about this wet-lab, please download the registration page. Participants are asked to bring their own instruments.

Early-Bird Registration Deadline:
Friday, February 3, 2017 (fees increase after this date)
Late Registration deadline: Friday, February 10, 2017 
Sponsored by:
  Guardian Veterinary Centre


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January 22, 2017 01-22-2017 AM Business Tips for the Vet Financial and Tax Must Knows for the New Vet
Attention: You must register for each event, individually.
Updates are in the planning stage to make registration easier; we apologize for any inconvenience
Seminar: Business Tips for the Veterinarian - 3 Topics
Date:
 Sunday, January 22, 2017
Location: WDDC, 17611 109A Ave NW, Edmonton

Seating limited to 52 people for each session
We recommend that 
newer graduates attend the morning & noon session and that mature vets attend the noon and afternoon sessions
Lunch will be provided just prior to the noon session


AM Session: Financial and Tax “Must-Knows” for the New Vet
Time: 10:00 -11:30am -1.5 hrs CE
Registration: 9:30-10 am

Noon Session: 
Privacy & Fraud - Protecting the Health of your business
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm: 1 hr CE (recommended for all vets)
Registration and lunch:
 11:30-12:00 noon 

PM Session: 
Mature Practice: Minimizing Taxes & Retirement Planning
Time: 1:15 – 2:45 pm: 1.5 hrs CE
Registration: 12:45 - 1:15pm

Registration deadline: Friday, January 8, 2017

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January 22, 2017 01-22-2017 Noon - Business Tips for the Vet - Privacy and Fraud
Attention: You must register for each event, individually.
Updates are in the planning stage to make registration easier; we apologize for any inconvenience
Seminar: Business Tips for the Veterinarian - 3 topics
Date:
 Sunday, January 22, 2017
Location: WDDC, 17611 109A Ave NW, Edmonton

Seating limited to 52 people for each session
We recommend that 
newer graduates attend the morning & noon session and that mature vets attend the noon and afternoon sessions
Lunch will be provided just prior to the noon session


AM Session: Financial and Tax “Must-Knows” for the New Vet
Time: 
10:00 -11:30am -1.5 hrs CE
Registration: 9:30-10 am

Noon Session: Privacy & Fraud - Protecting the Health of your business
Time: 
12:00 – 1:00 pm: 1 hr CE (recommended for all vets)
Registration and lunch:
 11:30-12:00 noon 

PM Session: Mature Practice: Minimizing Taxes & Retirement Planning
Time: 
1:15 – 2:45 pm: 1.5 hrs CE
Registration: 12:45 - 1:15pm

Registration deadline: Friday, January 8, 2017

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January 22, 2017 01-22-2017 PM - Mature Practice - Minimizing Taxes and Retirement Planning
Attention: You must register for each event, individually.
Updates are in the planning stage to make registration easier; we apologize for any inconvenience

Seminar: Business Tips for the Veterinarian - 3 topics
Date:
 Sunday, January 22, 2017
Location: WDDC, 17611 109A Ave NW, Edmonton

Seating limited to 52 people for each session
We recommend that:
  • newer graduates attend the morning & noon session
  • mature vets attend the noon and afternoon sessions
Lunch will be provided just prior to the noon session


AM Session: Financial and Tax “Must-Knows” for the New Vet
Time: 
10:00 -11:30am -1.5 hrs CE
Registration: 9:30-10 am

Noon Session: Privacy & Fraud - Protecting the Health of your business
Time: 
12:00 – 1:00 pm: 1 hr CE (recommended for all vets)
Registration and lunch:
 11:30-12:00 noon 

PM Session: Mature Practice: Minimizing Taxes & Retirement Planning
Time: 
1:15 – 2:45 pm: 1.5 hrs CE
Registration: 12:45 - 1:15pm


Registration deadline: Friday, January 8, 2017

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December 1, 2016 12-01-2016 Sudden Onset Blindness
Sudden Onset Blindness
Penelope Wooff, DVM
2 hours CE Credit

Would you like to see more information? Please click on "more info" to the right to find a registration form.
If you are sending a registration form by fax, please download the form from the more info link and use that for fax-registration purposes.

Date:
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Time: 7-9 pm; Registration & supper at 6:30 pm
Location: Shaw Theatre, NAIT Main Campus, Edmonton, AB

Registration Deadline:
Friday, Nov 25, 2016

Due to lack of sponsorship for this seminar, only cookies, coffee and tea will be provided.

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November 20, 2016 11-20-2016 Wet-Lab AM Healing Hands
Wet-lab: Healing Hands; Basic Hands-on Rehabilitation Techniques
Sandy Valverde, DVM, CRPP & Rehab associates
3 hrs CE Credit
Date: Sunday, November 20, 2016
2 courses available if attendance numbers exceed 60 for the am session!
Another event will appear online once this one is full.
Time for this course: 9 am -12:15 pm

Location: North Lobby, NAIT Main Campus – check website for details
Open to Vets and RVTs!

Registration Deadline: Friday, November 4, 2016
Sponsored by: Rayne Clinical Nutrition and Vetoquinol



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November 20, 2016 11-20-2016 PM Wet-Lab Healing Hands
Wet-lab: Healing Hands; Basic Hands-on Rehabilitation Techniques
Sandy Valverde, DVM, CRPP & Rehab associates 
3 hrs CE Credit

Date: Sunday, November 20, 2016
This Course needs 32 attendants to run. Please register for this course if would like to attend; if there are not enough attendants to run the afternoon session, you will be contacted by November 6, 2016.
Refunds will only be issued if EASAV cancels the course.


Time for this course: 12:45 pm - 4:00 pm
1 coffee break and snack will be supplied.

Location: North Lobby, NAIT Main Campus – check website for details
Open to Vets and RVTs!

Registration Deadline: Friday, November 4, 2016
Sponsored by: Rayne Clinical Nutrition and Vetoquinol



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October 6, 2016 10-06-2016 Anesthesia: Old Dogs New Tricks
Anesthesia: Old Dog, New tricks
Matt Read, DVM, MS, DACVA
2 hours CE Credit

Date:
Thursday, October 6, 2016
Time: 7-9 pm; Registration at 6:30 pm
Location: North Lobby (O section), NAIT Main Campus, Edmonton, AB
NAIT Map

NAIT Parking information 

Registration Deadline:
Friday, September 30, 2016

FOOD UPDATE: This seminar will feature a hot/cold food reception (not a full meal as in the past) and a cash bar! We hope you like the change.

Sponsored by: Summit Veterinary Pharmacy, Meyers Norris Penny and RBC

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September 25, 2016 09-25-2016 Chronic Vomiting
Chronic Vomiting
Serge Chalhoub, DVM, IPSAV, DACVIM (SAIM)
6 hours CE credit
Topics include: SDMA, Semintra/proteinuria,  calcitriol and EPO, Chronic vomiting workup dogs & cats
Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Reg. & breakfast at 8:15 am
Location: Fresh Express Cafe, NAIT Main Campus,

Registration Deadline:
Friday, September 16, 2016
Sponsored by: Boehringer Ingelheim and Idexx

 

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July 13, 2016 07-13-2016 What's New in Dermatology
What's New in Dermatology
Sponsored in full by Elanco Animal Health Canada
Speaker: Anthony Yu, DVM, MS, ACVD
Date: Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm; Cocktails, registrations and dinner at 6:00 pm
Each participant will be issued one free alcoholic beverage ticket, compliments of Elanco! 
Additional alcohol will be available at a Cash Bar.
Location: Sawmill Banquet and Catering Centre
Address: 3840-76th Avenue, Edmonton AB T6B 3B9

This seminar is open to VETERINARIANS only and free to all vets who register to attend, not only EASAV members!

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June 17, 2016 06-17-2016 EASAV Annual Potluck BBQ at the Zoo
EASAV's 13th Annual BBQ at the Zoo is on June 17, 2016
Once again, this will be hosted as a Potluck BBQ with private access to the Zoo for the evening!
We will have hotdogs and hamburgers (courtesy of RBC), animal encounters happening around the zoo and an Elephant interpretative talk!

Attendants are asked to bring one large food item for each family or clinic unit (if families are not attending). (i.e.: for every 4-6 people, one large fruit or veggie tray, salad, carb dish, cookie platter, etc.)
Please use the registration form to submit your potluck item and register your family members.
 
Registrations are now open EASAV members and their families  
Support staff registrations will begin on May 27th! Register early....read below.

Please note: There is a budgeted limit of 200 free admissions to this event. We don't want to turn anyone away who wants to come so once this limit has been reached, you can still come for a fee of $12.25 for each person over the age of 2 years attending. With this admission, we have full access to paddle boats, train rides & carousels. Children under the age of 2 are free.

Date: Friday, June 17, 2016
Time: 7 - 10 pm; arrivals accepted between 6:30 - 7:00 pm
Place: Edmonton Valley Zoo
Address13315, Buena Vista Road, Edmonton, AB

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June 11, 2016 06-11-2016 Acupuncture Short Course
Wet-Lab: Acupuncture Short Course; Treating Spinal and Musculoskeletal Pain and Dysfunction
Pam Goble, DVM, BSA, CCRT, IVAS, AVAC, AVCA, & associates

16 hours CE credit
limited to 25 attendants
This wet-lab will only run with a minimum of 10 veterinarians attending the wet-lab. If the minimum attendance is not achieved by the registration deadline, the course will be cancelled. Refunds will be issued to any who have prepaid.
 
Date: Sat. June 11 -  Sun. June 12, 2016
Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, both days
Location: NAIT Main Campus, Edmonton, AB.

Registration Deadline:
Friday, May 20, 2016

Online purchases are now set up for this event.
Fees:

EASAV Members: $1000.00
Non-member vets: $1100.00
RVTs: $200.00 to attend the lecture portion only. This is equivalent to 12 hours of CE for the entire weekend.

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May 29, 2016 05-29-2016 Seizures and Lesion Localization
Jose Diaz, DVM, DACVIM (Neurology)
6 hours CE credit
Date: Sunday, May 29, 2016
Time: 9 am – 4 pm. Registration & breakfast at 8:15 am
NEW Location: Sawmill Banquet and Catering Centre - 3840-76th Avenue, Edmonton AB T6B 3B9
 

Registration Deadline:
May 20,  2016

Sponsored by: Associate Veterinary Clinics
   

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May 18, 2016 05-18-2016 Lakeview Animal Hospital Open House

Attention all EASAV Member Veterinarians: 

You are invited to attend an EASAV Open House at the new

Lakeview Animal Hospital!

Address: 4351 Savaryn Drive SW, Edmonton, AB T6X 0J9

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Time: 6:00 - 9:00pm

Cocktails will be served


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May 14, 2016 05-14-2016 Wet-Lab: Soft Tissue Surgery
Wet-lab: Soft Tissue Surgery - This wet-lab is now FULL
Colin Sereda,  DVM, Diplomate ACVS
Lindsey Kurach, DVM
8 hours CE Credit – limited to 16 attendants

Topics: Feline PU, Splenectomy, Gastropexy & Cystotomy
Date: Saturday, June 14th, 2016
Time: Saturday: 8:30 am – 5:30 pm; registration at 8 am
Location: X202, NAIT Main Campus, Edmonton AB
 
Registration Deadline: April 15, 2016

Refunds will not be issued for wet-lab cancellations or no-shows unless a reserved spot is replaced by another attendant.
Registered spots in wetlabs will only be reserved if payment is made in advance.


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April 30, 2016 04-30-2016 Cat Healthy Forum
Liz O’Brien, DVM, Dipl. DABVP (feline)
Liz Ruelle, DVM, Dipl. DABVP (feline)
6 hours CE Credit
 
Topics: see registration form for more information

Date:
Saturday, April 30, 2016
Time: 9 am – 4 pm;
Registration and breakfast at 8:15 am
Location: Shaw Theatre, NAIT Main Campus,

Registration Deadline has been extended
: Thursday April 28, 2016!
Sponsored by: Bayer, Merial, Idexx, PetSecure, Hills


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April 3, 2016 04-03-2016 Approach to Pruritus
Approach to Pruritus
Speaker:
Tyler Udenberg, DVM, DACVD
6 hours CE Credit
Date: Sunday, April 3, 2016
Time: 9 am – 4 pm; Registration & breakfast at 8:15 am
Location had changed!: Fresh Express Cafe, NAIT Main Campus



 
 
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 25, 2016
Sponsored by:
  Zoetis

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March 20, 2016 03-20-2016 Taming the Wild! Tips for working with wildlife
Taming the Wild! Tips for working with wildlife at the 2016 EASAV AGM
EASAV Veterinary Members only
Keynote:
Kim Blomme, RVT, AHT – 1 hr CE Credit 
Includes a delicious 4-course meal & Cash Bar

Open to all EASAV Members and their spouses, free of charge
Date:
Sunday, March 20, 2016 
Time: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm 
Place: Ernest’s at NAIT 
Parking is free after 5 pm in Lot C (Across from Ernests)


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March 16, 2016 03-16-2016 Vet Emerg Open House
Veterinarians, RVTs and all support staff: you are invited to attend an Open House
hosted by VetEmerg North Edmonton Emergency Veterinary Hospital
in their brand new facility at 12831 - 97 Street NW, Edmonton AB T5E 4C2.

Please come to meet our staff and have a tour of our new clinic!

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016. 
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Light refreshments will be provided by VetEmerg....

Please note that no CE will be offered in conjunction with this Open House event.


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March 15, 2016 03-15-2016 VetEmerg Open House
Veterinarians, RVTs and all support staff: you are invited to attend an Open House
hosted by VetEmerg North Edmonton Emergency Veterinary Hospital
in their brand new facility at 12831 - 97 Street NW, Edmonton AB T5E 4C2.

Please come to meet our staff and have a tour of our new clinic!

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016. 
Time: 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Light refreshments will be provided by VetEmerg....

Please note that no CE will be offered in conjunction with this Open House event.
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March 9, 2016 03-09-2016 What's New with Ticks in Edmonton

DATE: Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Time: 7:00 - 8:00pm; Registration at 6:30pm

Location: Room X111, NAIT South Learning Centre

Address: 11762 - 106 Street, Edmonton, AB 

link to the NAIT map


Light dinner, coffee & tea will be provided.

Registration Deadline: March 2 - latecomers will be accepted if seating is available!

Fees:
EASAV members, RVTs and support staff: Free
Non-member vets: $30.00



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March 2, 2016 VetEmerg Open House March 2
Veterinarians, RVTs and all support staff: you are invited to attend an Open House
hosted by VetEmerg Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital
in their brand new facility at 12831 - 97 Street NW, Edmonton AB T5E 4C2


Plus a 1 hour complimentary CE event with
Case Studies in Internal Medicine and an Intro to Canine Rehab

featuring Drs. Meg Scuderi and Sandy Valverde

Date: March  2, 2016. 
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm
Rehab CE event starting at 6:15 pm.
Supper will be provided by VetEmerg 


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March 1, 2016 VetEmerg Open House March 1
Veterinarians, RVTs and all support staff: you are invited to attend an Open House
hosted by VetEmerg Veterinary Emergency and Specialty Hospital
in their brand new facility at 12831 - 97 Street NW, Edmonton AB T5E 4C2

Plus a 1 hour complimentary CE event with
Case Studies in Cardiology and Internal Medicine

featuring Drs. Kim Hawkes and Meg Scuderi

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL! IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO CHECK OUT THE CLINIC AFTER THE CE HAS COMPLETED, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO COME AFTER 8 PM FOR A TOUR!
Dates: March 1, 2016.
Time: 6:00 - 9:00 pm ,
CE event starting at 7 pm.
Supper will be provided by VetEmerg and EASAV

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February 18, 2016 02-18-2016 Wet-Lab: Ophtho Series The Basics

This event has been cancelled due to a supply issue. We apologize for any inconvience.
Wet-Lab: Ophtho Series: The Basics

Penelope Wooff, DVM, 

2 hours of CE Credit

Thursday, February 18, 2016 

Time: 7-9 pm; Registration & supper at 6:30 pm

Location: Guardian Veterinary Centre, Edmonton, AB
This course is limited to 8 participants!

Fees:

$150 for EASAV Members (Late Fee: $175)

$175 for Non-member vets (Late Fee $200.00)

Registrations are now open!

Registration Deadline: Friday, February 5, 2016

Sponsored by:  Ethicon


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February 11, 2016 02-11-2016 Wet Lab: Ophtho Series: The Basics
Due to a supply issue, we have had to cancel the second wet-lab on Feb 18.
Wet-Lab: Ophtho Series: The Basics

Penelope Wooff, DVM
2 hours of CE Credit

Date:
Thursday, February 11, 2016
 
Time: 7-9 pm; Registration & supper at 6:30 pm
Location: Guardian Veterinary Centre, Edmonton, AB
This course is limited to 8 participants!

Fees:

$150 for EASAV Members (Late Fee: $175)
$175 for Non-member vets (Late Fee $200.00)

Registrations are now open!

Registration Deadline:
Friday, February 5, 2016

Sponsored by:
  Pronorth, Ethicon and Guardian Veterinary Centre

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January 19, 2016 01-19-2016 So ALT is elevated, now what?
A practical approach to working up and treating common liver conditions in dogs and cats
Speaker: Nikki Sereda, DVM DACVIM
Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Time: 7-9 pm; Registration and light dinner at 6:30 pm
NEW Location: Room X105, NAIT Main Campus - Click here for a NAIT map - look for the X wing on the south side of the campus (near the Shaw Theatre).

NAIT Parking Information and Rates

Registration deadline: Friday, January 8, 2016
2 hours CE Credit
Sponsored by Purina Veterinary Diets


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December 3, 2015 Periodontal Surgery
Speaker: Martin Schiebel, DVM
Date: Thursday, December 3, 2015
Time: 7-9 pm; Registration and light dinner at 6:30 pm
Location: Shaw Theatre, NAIT Main Campus
Registration deadline: Friday, November 27, 2015
2 hours CE Credit

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November 26, 2015 11-26-2015 Basic Ophthalmology Surgery Wet-lab
Basic Ophthalmology Surgery Wet-lab
Speaker:
 Penelope Wooff, DVM, 
Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm; Registration and dinner at 6:30 pm
Location: Guardian Veterinary Centre
Address: 5620 - 99 St NW, Edmonton
Each wet-lab is limited to 8 attendants and will only run if full.
Early Registration Deadline: Friday, November 6, 2015
THIS SESSION IS NOW FULL. 
Attendants are encouraged to wear scrub tops and MUST bring the following 
SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS to the wet-lab:

  • Blunt/blunt scissors (stevens tenotomy, metzenbaum, mayo)
  • brown adson tissue forcep
  • needle driver
  • scalpel blade handle & # 15 scalpel blade
  • suture scissors (spencer stitch or westcott stitch scissors)
  • opt.: bishop harmon forcep (0.3 mm) & jaeger lid plate
This CE session has been approved for 2 hours of CE credit by the AbVMA

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November 19, 2015 11-19-2015 Basic Ophthalmology Surgery Wet-lab
Basic Ophthalmology Surgery Wet-lab
Speaker:
 Penelope Wooff, DVM, 
Date: Thursday, November 19, 2015
Time: 7:00 - 9:00 pm; Registration and dinner at 6:30 pm
Location: Guardian Veterinary Centre
Address: 5620 - 99 St NW, Edmonton
Each wet-lab is limited to 8 attendants and will only run if full.
Early Registration Deadline: Friday, November 6, 2015
Attendants are encouraged to wear scrub tops and MUST bring the following 
SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS to the wet-lab:

  • Blunt/blunt scissors (stevens tenotomy, metzenbaum, mayo)
  • brown adson tissue forcep
  • needle driver
  • scalpel blade handle & # 15 scalpel blade
  • suture scissors (spencer stitch or westcott stitch scissors)
  • opt.: bishop harmon forcep (0.3 mm) & jaeger lid plate
This CE session has been approved for 2 hours of CE credit by the AbVMA


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November 15, 2015 Veterinary Endocrinology
Speaker: Anthony Abrams-Ogg, DVM, DVSc, Dipl DACVIM
Date: Sunday, November 15, 2015
Time: 9 am - 4 pm; registration and breakfast at 8:15 am
Location: Shaw Theatre, NAIT Main Campus
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 6, 2015
6 hours CE credit

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October 4, 2015 Veterinary Radiology made Easier: simple tips and tricks to see more than black and white.
Speaker: Anthony Pease, DVM, Dipl ACVR
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2015
Time: 9 am - 4 pm; Registration and breakfast at 8:15 am
Location: Shaw Theatre, NAIT Main Campus
Registration Deadline: Friday, September 25
6 hours CE credit
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September 24, 2015 Hiring and Retaining Talented People for Your Team
Speaker: Jayne Takahashi, DVM, MBA
Date: Thursday, September 24, 2015
Time: 7-9 pm; Registration and light dinner at 6:30 pm
Location: Shaw Theatre, NAIT Main Campus
Registration Deadline: Has been extended to Monday, September 21, 2015
2 hours CE Credit
ATTENTION: This seminar is now free to all EASAV members and their support staff!!!! All prepaid fees will be kept as a credit on the clinic or individual's account or refunded as requested.


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June 27, 2015 EASAV's 12th Annual BBQ at the Zoo
EASAV invites members and their families, industry sponsors and AHTs to participate in this year's Annual BBQ at the Edmonton Valley Zoo!
Date: Saturday, June 27, 2015
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
This event is open to all EASAV members and their families and up to 2 AHTs/clinic as well as various association volunteers and industry sponsors.
AHTs may only attend in the company of an EASAV member.
RSVP Deadline is June 18, 2015

There is a limit to 200 attendants total to this event with priority registrations given to EASAV members and their families and industry sponsors and volunteers. Up to 2 AHTs/clinic (even if multiple members are at that clinic) will be allowed on a first registered, first admitted basis.
This is a PRIVATE POTLUCK event and is free of charge for all attendants!

The zoo will be closed to the public for this event.
Please click on the "more information" button to download the RSVP form with full event details.
If you would like to register yourself or your staff, you may do so before the deadline.
If you would like to register your family online, you will have to create IDs for family members on the website. Otherwise, you can fax, phone or email your RSVP as per the RSVP form.

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June 13, 2015 Repairs of Common Orthopedic Conditions of the Hind Limb
NEW Wet-lab:
Audrey Remedios, DVM, MVetSc, Diplomate ACVS
Colin Sereda, DVM, Diplomate ACVS
14 hours CE Credit - limited to 16 veterinarians
Dates: Saturday and Sunday, June 13 & 14th, 2015
Times: Saturday: 8:30 am - 5 pm; Sunday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Room X202, NAIT Main Campus, Edmonton, AB

Early Bird Prices: Effective until May 1, 2015
EASAV/CAVM Members: $1300.00
Non-member vets: $1450.00

Late Registration Prices: Effective May 2, 2015
EASAV/CAVM Members: $1400.00
Non-member Vets: $1550.00

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May 31, 2015 Respiratory Diseases in the Dog and Cat
Date: May 31, 2015
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm; registration and breakfast at 8:15 am
Location: Fresh Express Cafe, NAIT Main Campus
Speakers and topics:
Dr. John Ellis: Topic: Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease: am
Dr. Liz Ruelle: Topic: Feline Respiratory Disease: pm


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May 14, 2015 Compassionate and Caring Conversations Grief and Pet Loss Support
Speaker: Jayne Takahashi, DVM, MBA
Date: Thursday, May 14, 2015
Time: 7-9 pm; registration at 6:30 pm
Location: Shaw Theatre, NAIT Main Campus, South Learning Centre
Registration Deadline: May 8, 2015
2 hours CE Credit
This seminar is not fully sponsored so we will not be able to offer it free to AHTs at this time.

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April 29, 2015 Tick Update from Bayer Animal Health
Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Time: 7 - 8:30 pm; registration and dinner at 6:00 pm
Location: TBA: NAIT Main Campus
Speaker: TBA
Sponsor: Bayer Animal Health

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April 19, 2015 Cat Healthy - Practical Tips for Improving Feline Medicine
Speaker: Susan Little, DVM Dipl DABVP (Feline)
Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015
Time: 9 am - 4 pm; Breakfast and registration at 8:15 am
ATTENTION: The room has been changed to the North Lobby (located in the O Section, just north of the courtyard) NAIT Main Campus
Click here to see the NAIT MAP
Registration Deadline: Friday, April 10, 2015
6 hours CE credit

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April 9, 2015 Ophthalmology: Common surgical procedures

Speaker: Penelope Wooff, DVM,
Date: April 9, 2015
Time: 7-9 pm; registration at 6:30 pm
Location confirmed: Fresh Express Cafe, NAIT Main Campus

The content of this CE is geared towards veterinarians



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March 22, 2015 Integrative Management of Orthopedic Cases Alone
Speaker: Steve Marsden, DVM, ND Naturopath
Date: Sunday, March 22, 2015
NEW Time: 8:45 am - 12 noon; breakfast and registration at 8:15 am
ATTENTION: THERE HAS BEEN A ROOM CHANGE FOR THIS EVENT! IT IS NOW LOCATED IN ROOM X111
at the Nait Main Campus, South Learning Centre, Edmonton.
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2015
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND BOTH THIS SEMINAR AND POCKET PETS, WHICH IS HAPPENING ON THE SAME DAY, PLEASE REGISTER UNDER THE COMBINED EVENT ONLY.
3 hours CE Credit

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March 22, 2015 Differentials, Diagnostics and Therapeutics: Case Evaluations in Birds, Rabbits and Guinea Pigs
Speaker: Kerry Korber, DVM
Date: Sunday, March 22, 2015
New Time: 12:45 pm - 4:30 pm; Lunch and registration at 12:15 pm
ATTENTION: THERE HAS BEEN A ROOM CHANGE FOR THIS EVENT! IT IS NOW LOCATED IN ROOM X111 
at the Nait Main Campus, South Learning Centre, Edmonton.
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2015
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO REGISTER FOR THIS SEMINAR AND THE INTEGRATIVE MANAGEMENT OF ORTHOPEDIC CASES, DO NOT REGISTER HERE. PLEASE REGISTER UNDER THE COMBINED EVENT TO GET THE DISCOUNTED RATE.
3.5 hours CE Credit

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March 22, 2015 Integrative Management of Ortho Cases/Birds, Rabbits and Guinea Pigs Combined
To download the registration form, click here. (The other link is not working)
Speakers:
Steve Marsden, DVM, ND Naturopath & Kerry Korber, DVM
Date: March 22, 2015
NEW Time: 8:45 am - 4:30 pm; Breakfast and registration at 8:15 am, lunch included
ATTENTION: THERE HAS BEEN A ROOM CHANGE FOR THIS EVENT! IT IS NOW LOCATED IN ROOM X111 
at the Nait Main Campus, South Learning Centre, Edmonton.
Registration Deadline: Friday, March 13, 2015
6.5 hours CE credit

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March 14, 2015 EASAV AGM and Social at the Alberta Art Gallery
Speaker: Jean Wallace, PhD in Sociology:
CE Topic (1.5 hrs): "Not All Coping Strategies Are Created Equal"
Date: Saturday, March 14, 2015
Time: 6 pm - 10 pm
AGM: 6 pm
Dinner and speaker: 7:00 - 8:30 pm
RSVP Deadline: March 1, 2015
Members are invited to attend, free of charge; Spouses are welcome to attend for a fee of $50 and are free to view the gallery during any portion of the evening's events. In the event of low member turnout, spousal fees may be waived. Please wait until after the registration deadline to pay for spouses. An email will be sent to those registered to alert them of the attendance and payment status.

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February 12, 2015 Wound Management and Skin Closure Techniques
Speaker: Colin Sereda, DVM, Diplomate ACVS
Date: Thurs, Feb 12, 2015
Time: 7-9 pm; registration at 6:30pm
Location: Fresh Express Cafe, NAIT Main Campus
Registration deadline: Friday, Feb 6, 2015
Recommended for veterinarians only.
2 hours CE credit

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January 14, 2015 Cardiology: ECGs and a Potpourri of Case Studies
Speaker: Kim Hawkes, DVM, ACVIM (Cardiology)
Date: Wed, Jan 14, 2015 
Time: 7-9 pm; registration at 6:30 pm
Location: Shaw Theatre, Nait Main Campus
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, January 7, 2015 
2 hours CE Credit
This seminar is geared towards veterinarians

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December 4, 2014 December Grand Communication Rounds
Time: 7-9pm, Registration at 6:30pm, light dinner provided. 
AbVMA approved for 2 hours CE credit
Location: WDDC New board room, main floor; 17611-109A Avenue, Edmonton
Registration Deadline is Tuesday, December 2, 2014

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November 16, 2014 Emergency Medicine with Dr. Karol Matthews
Date: November 16, 2014
Time: 9 am - 4 pm; Registration and breakfast at 8:15 am
Location: Fresh Express Cafe, NAIT Main Campus
6 hours CE Credit
Registration Deadline: Friday, November 7, 2014
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November 13, 2014 Surviving In A Competitive Market
Speaker: Terry Jackson
Date: Thursday, November 13, 2014
Time: 6:30-9:30 pm; registration at 6:00 pm
Place: WDDC new boardroom
Address: 17611-109A Avenue, Edmonton, AB
This seminar is geared towards practice owners/ managers and is free to all veterinarians and support staff, compliments of VetEmerg
A light supper will be provided!
Seating is limited to 52 attendants.

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November 6, 2014 Is Your Practice Cat Healthy?
Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm (registration and dinner 6-7 pm)
Location: Shaw Theatre, NAIT Main Campus
Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Ruelle
All veterinarians, AHTs and other veterinary support staff are invited to attend!
Registration Deadline: Friday, October 31
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October 9, 2014 Veterinary Anesthesia/Analgesia in 2014 with Dr. Matt Read
CE for Veterinarians and AHTs
Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm. Registration and dinner at 6:30 pm.
2 hours CE Credit 
Registration Deadline: October 3, 2014
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September 27, 2014 Basic Orthopedic Fracture Repair
Date: September 27 & 28th
Location: NAIT Animal Health Department
Timings: Saturday: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm & Sunday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Lecturer and wet-lab instructor: Dr. Audrey Remedios     2nd Wet-Lab instructor: Dr. Colin Sereda
This course is now full. Please do not pay for a spot as it will have to be refunded.
To download the registration form, click on more info to the right of this screen.

Sponsored by Scil Vet Novations

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September 18, 2014 September Communication Grand Rounds with Dr. Jayne Takahashi
Time: 7-9pm, Registration at 6:30pm, light dinner provided.
AbVMA approved for 2 hours CE credit
Location: Guardian Veterinary Centre
Registration Deadline is September 16, 2014

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June 22, 2014 EASAV's Annual Picnic at the Edmonton Valley Zoo
EASAV Members and their familiest are invited to attend EASAV's 11th Annual Picnic at the Edmonton Valley Zoo
Date: Sunday, June 22, 2014; RSVP Deadline: June 18th, 2014
Time: 12 pm - 4 pm
Join us for a Picnic Lunch and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Zoo by zoo staff!
If you would like to register your family members for this event, please register by phone, email or fax instead of using the online registration as you would have to create an ID for each family member. Thank you.
Click on more info for more information.

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June 19, 2014 June Communication Grand Rounds with Dr. Jayne Takahashi
Date: June  19, 2014
Time: 7-9pm, Registration at 6:30pm, light dinner provided.
Registration Deadline is June 17, 2014
ATTENTION: Location has been changed to the Edmonton Humane Society

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May 29, 2014 Radiation Therapy in Veterinary Medicine
Time: 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Guardian Veterinary Centre
Address: 5620-99 Street, Edmonton, AB
Speaker: 
Rachel Bloomfield, Radiation Therapist at the WCVM Veterinary Medical Centre
Coffee and donuts will be provided.

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May 25, 2014 Veterinary Renal Disease with Dr. Serge Chalhoub
Date: Sunday, May 25, 2014
Time: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm; Registration at 8:15 am
6 hours CE credit
Registration Deadline has been extended to Monday, May 19, 2014 

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May 15, 2014 Small Animal Dental Radiographic Interpretation with Dr. Martin Schiebel
Time: 7-9 pm Registration and dinner at 6:30pm
2 hours CE credit 
Location: Shaw Theatre, South Learning Centre, NAIT Main Campus
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 9, 2014
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April 27, 2014 Dermatology Updates with Dr. Anthony Yu
Time: 9 am - 4 pm; Registration and Breakfast at 8:15 am
Location: Holiday Inn South Conference Centre - Address: 4485 Gateway Blvd
Registration Deadline: April 18, 2014
The seminar content is geared for veterinarians, but AHTs are still welcome to attend.

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April 12, 2014 Retirement Dinner Celebration for Dr. Richard Hertling

Veterinarians, AHTs, past and present office staff, family and friends of Dr. Richard Hertling,

You are invited to attend a Retirement Dinner Celebration for Dr. Richard Hertling, longtime member of EASAV.
Date: Saturday, April 12, 2014. 
Time: Cocktails start at 6:30 pm; Dinner at 7:00 pm
Dinner Cost is $55.00/person

RSVP Deadline is Sunday, April 6, 2014



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March 26, 2014 Smart and Strategic Diagnosis and Treatment of FLUTD
Free for vets and AHTs!
Time:
6-9 pm (Dinner at 6 pm, Seminar at 7 pm)
Location: Shaw Theatre, NAIT Main Campus, South Learning Centre
Registration Deadline: March 21, 2014

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March 22, 2014 2014 Annual General Meeting
Online Marketing Tools for Veterinarians

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March 6, 2014 March 2014 Communication Grand Rounds
Time: 7-9pm, Registration at 6:30pm, light dinner provided.
Location: WDDC - see more info for address
Registration Deadline: March 4, 2014

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February 27, 2014 Busting the myths and following the trends in small animal nutrition
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm Registration at 6:30pm
Location: Shaw Theatre, NAIT Main Campus, South Learning Centre Edmonton.
Registration Deadline: Friday, February 21, 2014
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January 26, 2014 Practical Soft Tissue Surgical Techniques with Dr. Howard Seim
Time: 9 am – 4:00 pm Registration at 8:15 am

Important Notice:
To accomodate more people, the room has been changed to the Fresh Express Cafe (in the U section) at the NAIT Main Campus. Click here for the map to NAIT 
Paid parking is available just north of 118 Avenue.

Registration Deadline: Friday, January 17, 2014
6 hours CE credit

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