2021 Annual Conference

Agenda
Friday, August 6th

Self Care | Teaching Skills | The Road Ahead

*Note: The Exhibit Hall will be available from 8am - 5pm

Time
(CST)

Self Care
(Track One)

8am

Self Care: Buzz Word or Essential Skill?

*To do an exercise along with Joye, please feel free to bring your laptop/device to this session.

Joye Sears, Dalhousie University
9am Transition + Exhibit Hall

 

9:15am

Workplace Bullying and Violence
Within the Veterinary Teams

Sponsored by Innovetive Petcare

 

Melissa Supernor, Innovetive Petcare

10:15am Break + Exhibit Hall

 11:15am

 Veterinary Nurses' Well-Being and Resilience:
Educational and Practice Leadership Opportunities

Tracey Heyder-Kitching, Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College

12:15pm Lunch
1:15pm 6 Hacks for a Living Well Workday -
Keep it Simple, Silly
Rebecca Rose, CATALYST Veterinary
Professional Coaches
2:15pm Transition + Exhibit Hall

2:30pm
 Boundaries - The Emotional Intelligent NO

Sponsored by Pathway Vet Alliance/THRIVE Affordable Vet Care

 Dr. Annika VanNoy,
Pathway Vet Alliance
3:30pm Break + Exhibit Hall
4:15pm WELLBEING - Be There For Yourself Mary L. Berg, Beyond the Crown Veterinary Education

 

6pm

Veterinary Trivia Night
Steven I McLaughlin, Zuku Review

Co-Sponsored by Zuku Review, Zoetis, and VCA

 

Time
(CST)

Teaching Skills
(Track Two)




8am



Anesthetic Management Without the Terror: Getting Started with Immersive Simulation


Dr. Robert Keegan,
University of Arizona

Lethea Russell, WSU

Nicole Valdez, WSU

10:45am Transition + Exhibit Hall
11:15am Microscope Skills in a Smartphone World Dr. Cade Wilson, Skoped Micro
12:15pm Lunch


1:15pm


Large Animal Models:
Milking Them For All They Are Worth


Maralyn Jackson
, Mississippi State University

Dana Cooper, Mississippi State University

2:15pm Transition + Exhibit Hall
2:30pm Beyond the Lecture Theatre: Using the Flipped Classroom Approach for Surgical and Anesthesia Training
in the Midst of COVID-19
Ji Zhen Low, Temasek Polytechnic
3:30pm Break + Exhibit Hall
4:15pm How to Enhance Students' Clinical Reasoning in a Surgical Nursing Course Through Case-Based-Learning Kelly Vearil, UC Blue Ash Veterinary Technology
6pm

Veterinary Trivia Night
Steven I McLaughlin, Zuku Review

Co-Sponsored by Zuku Review, Zoetis, and VCA

 

Time
(CST)

The Road Ahead
(Track Three)



8am
 

SCNAVTA Advisor Roundtable

Tammy Ege, Wilson College

Barbara Robinson, Coastal Alabama Community College

Jessica Leary, Midwest Institute 

9am Transition + Exhibit Hall




9:15am

 

 

The Unique Role of Veterinary Technicians
in Academic Veterinary Medicine

Bonnie E. Price, Lincoln Memorial University

Katherine FogelbergLincoln Memorial University

Micha C. SimonsLincoln Memorial University

Melissa Loy, Lincoln Memorial University

Heather BhaktaLincoln Memorial University

Malathi Raghavan, Purdue University

10:15am Break + Exhibit Hall

 

11:15am

 Hindsight is 2020:
Reflections and Lessons 
from an Unprecedented Time
in Vet Tech Education


Mary Beth Wert,
Wilson College

Tammy Ege, Wilson College 

12:15pm Lunch
1:15pm
Bird Brain: How a White Necked Raven
Can Teach Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

Sabrina Timperman, Mercy College

Rebecca Williams, Mercy College

2:15pm Transition + Exhibit Hall
2:30pm
The VTNE - What Does Reliability
and Validity of the Test Mean?

Irene Moore, AAVSB and University of Guelph

James T. Penrod, AAVSB

3:30pm Break + Exhibit Hall


 4:15pm


 IACUC Protocol 101: Tips for Writing Animal Use Protocols

Elizabeth Thompson, Lincoln Memorial University

Bonnie E. Price, Lincoln Memorial University

6pm

Veterinary Trivia Night
Steven I McLaughlin, Zuku Review

Co-Sponsored by Zuku Review, Zoetis, and VCA

 
*Agenda Subject to Change (Updated Wednesday, August 4 at 5:30pm CST)