This is a blended educational experience where you will receive course content both online and at the Oquendo Center. The online content is credited with 6 hours of CE and the hands-on experience at the Oquendo Center is an additional 16 hours.
Course Details: This continuing education event consists of two facets:
- Three - Two hour real-time interactive lectures conducted in advance of the course
- Hands-on 2-day laboratory at the Oquendo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada
The online portion of the course consists of three (3) 2-hour real time sessions, supplemental library materials, interactive message board discussions, and a mandatory end-of-course test. Successful completion (scoring 80% or better) on the end-of-course test is required to earn a certificate of completion for the course.
Week 1 - Wednesday, January 24 6:00-8:00p (PST)
Week 2 - Wednesday, January 31 6:00-8:00p (PST)
Week 3 - Wednesday, February 7 6:00-8:00p (PST)
The instructors will be using audio to answer questions during the real time sessions, please be prepared to listen.
The in-person portion of the course will consist of two (2) consecutive days of laboratory experience held at the Oquendo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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WVC is an approved American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) Registry continuing education provider. This program has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 16 hours of continuing education credit for hands-on lab activity and 6 hours of continuing education credit for online activity in jurisdictions that recognize AAVSB RACE approval; however, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education. Visit wvc.org to view your state's CE guidelines, or call Janis Knoetzel at 866.800.7326 for more information.
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