Upcoming CE & Events

2017/18 Approved CE
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Below is a list of a variety of CE topics.

SVMA-approved scientific and non-scientific CE hours are included.

Continuing Education Online Ongoing Other Events

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Continuing Education

Spring Wellness Bistro

Wednesday April 26, 2017
Regina, SK
Crave Kitchen and Wine Bar 1925 Victoria Avenue
Non-Scientific CE Hours: 2
All Sask vets, techs and staff are invited to decompress with a relaxing evening of good company and good spirits at the Spring 2017 Wellness Bistro!
Nibbles and desserts provided. Cash bar. Tickets are $30 per person.

Featured discussion: Strategies for Practice Owners and Managers to Cultivate Wellness in the Clinic
Facilitated by Drs Lesley Sawa and Tracy Fisher.

Healthy Sheep and Goat Workshop

Friday April 28, 2017
Saskatoon, SK
WCVM Room 2105
Scientific CE Hours: 4
Full day workshop for sheep and goat producers, as well as veterinarians, vet techs, and livestock specialists. Topics include: post-partum nutrition, mycotoxins in feed, water quality, Premises Identification, biosecurity, hot health topics, necropsy lab. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

A Conversation about Animal Welfare in Saskatchewan.

Apr 29 - Apr 30, 2017
Estevan, Yorkton, SK
Scientific CE Hours: 5.5

The effects of animal abuse and neglect touch all of us. The reality is, abuses of pets and livestock are just about as common today as they have ever been. This full day of approved scientific CE will address the following in a conversation with veterinarians about dealing with abuse and neglect:
• What animal abuses are currently taking place in Saskatchewan
• The Animal Protection Act, definitions of distress, accepted practice, investigative process
• Animal abuse as a reliable indicator of domestic violence in humans
• Challenges for veterinary professionals around reporting suspected cruelty and neglect
• How the current social trends in animal protection parallel the evolution of child protection laws
• Tools and pathways for protecting animals and the DVMs/RVTs who act to do so


Ultrsonography and Embryo Transfer workshops

May 7 - May 12, 2017
Saskatoon, SK
Scientific CE Hours: 42
Ultrasonography and Embryo Transfer workshops at the WCVM.

Simplified Dermatology for the General Practitioner

Thursday May 18, 2017
Regina, SK
Hotel Saskatchewan 2125 Victoria Ave
Scientific CE Hours: 1.5
Zoetis is extremely excited to have Dr Danny Joffe present on Simplified Dermatology for the General Practitioner. Dr Joffe will speak to new and innovative products, such as Apoquel, and how they fit into your daily practice. Please join us for a fun educational evening at The Hotel Saskatchewan in beautiful Downtown Regina. Enjoy a buffet dinner, compliments of Zoetis, then sit back, relax, and learn about exciting and practical methods to approach your next Derm cases!

Please register by May 10 by contacting Charlotte Harris 403-829-0891 or charlotte.harris@zoetis.com.

UCVM Courses May/June, 2017

May 29 - Jun 23, 2017
Calgary, AB

The University of Calgary’s Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UCVM) is pleased to offer the following continuing education courses for veterinary practitioners in May and June 2017. These courses are designed to assist veterinarians who are returning to the workforce after a leave, are interested in changing their scope of practice, and who want to ensure that they are current with the latest approaches. Foreign trained veterinarians preparing for the Clinical Proficiency Exam (CPE) may find these courses useful.

Please visit vet.ucalgary.ca/conted or vet.ucalgary.ca for further details and REGISTRATION forms. Deadline for registration is April 15th, 2017. Course registrations are limited so register early.
Contact vetmed@ucalgary.ca or call 403-210-6624 for further information.

2017 CVMA Convention

Jul 13 - Jul 16, 2017
Charlottetown, PEI
In collaboration with the Registered Veterinary Technologists and Technicians of Canada (RVTTC), this unique four-day event features a strong scientific program with over 35 speakers, and offers up to 27 RACE-accredited hours of CE. Sessions include wet labs and concurrent sessions exploring companion animal, ruminant, equine, practice management and animal welfare issues. Contact: Sarah Cunningham; tel: (613) 236-1162, ext. 121; fax: (613) 236-9681; e-mail: conventions@cvma-acmv.org.

2017 SVMA Conference, AGM and Trade Show

Sep 8 - Sep 10, 2017
Regina, SK
Scientific CE Hours: 17
Non-Scientific CE Hours: 1

2017 CanWest Veterinary Conference

Oct 14 - Oct 17, 2017
Banff, AB

SAVT Conference

Nov 3 - Nov 5, 2017
Saskatoon, SK
Saskatoon Inn


Fear Free Certification Program

Non-Scientific CE Hours: 7.0
The Fear Free Certification Program teaches veterinary professionals how to provide calming environments for their patients and educate clients on the advantages of a Fear Free visit for the health and well-being of their pets (as well as that of the pet owner and the hospital team).
This is an online webinar series with 8 modules to be completed at the user's own pace.


WDDC Practice Tool Kit (WHMIS and SDS)

Your clinic, SK
Non-Scientific CE Hours: 1
Ongoing Lunch & Learns:
WDDC Practice Tool Kit Series (WHMIS & SDS). Presented by WHMIS certified WDDC representatives. This is an ongoing offer to practices and may be scheduled at your convenience.

Contact Karen Laventure 306-221-7681 or klaventure@wddc.com

Other Events


Sunday June 4, 2017
Regina, SK
Sunday June 4 is VET TEAM FAMILY DAY in Wascana Park!

The whole clinic team is invited to bring all two- and four-legged family members for a relaxing day in the park.
Join us for a 4K Fun Run, 4K Dog Walk, BBQ, fun and games for all the kids.

Mark your calendar for this special vet community event!