Georgia Veterinary Technician and Assistant Association
An Association for Technicians and Assistants by Technicians
The following is a tentative LEAP CE schedule for 2012. Each event includes 2 CE hours approved by the Georgia State Board of Veterinary Medicine for Georgia laws, rules and professionalism. A certificate of completion will be provided at the end of each event.
All LEAP CE on this calendar is free for GVMA members. The non-member rate is $149, and includes veterinary technicians. Space is limited for each event, and cancellation policies will be established at the time of registration.
(LL) - Events denoted with an LL are lunch and learn events. While CE for these events is free for members, there may be a charge for food.
Events are subject to change. Please refer to this calendar when making your 2012 LEAP CE plans. Registration will begin for each session at least 2 weeks prior to the date of the event.
Sunday, Feb. 5
|Atlanta||Stuart Oberman||Veterinary technician’s-the do’s and don’ts/who is calling the shots;
Risk Management-how good record keeping can help improve good patient
relations, avoid regulatory action and prevent malpractice
|Sunday, March 11||Thomasville||Beckey Malphus, DVM||Georgia laws and rules|
|Sunday, March 25||Columbus||Don Riddick||Compliance with standard of professional conduct and GA statutes in your practice|
|Sunday, April 15||Savannah||Mary Anne Vande Linde, DVM||Client communications: dos and don’ts|
|Wed., April 25||Atlanta (LL)||Fran Cullen||DEA regulations|
|Sunday, May 13||Augusta||Stuart Oberman||Legality of record keeping and the use of drugs extra/off label|
|Sunday, June 3||Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
|Jim Wilson, DVM, JD||GVMA Summer Convention - 5 CE hours|
|Wed., June 20||Atlanta (LL)||Claudine Wilkins||Veterinarians and the law;
New trends in the law;
Veterinarians in prosecution; Veterinarian’s role in Title 4
|Sunday, July 15||Unicoi State Park||Betsy Choder||
Veterinary Medical Law: Keeping Compliant - Cases and regulatory decisions affecting Georgia veterinarians
|Sunday, Aug. 12||Dalton||Stuart Oberman||Legal updates and trends for the veterinary profession|
|Sunday, Aug. 19||Gainesville||Betsy Choder||Dog bites and other injuries by animals;
|Wed., Sept. 12||Atlanta||Fran Cullen||DEA regulations|
|Sunday, Sept. 30||Macon||Don Riddick||Understanding litigation, arbitration and other dispute resolution systems|
|Sunday, Oct. 7||Brunswick||Mary Anne Vande Linde, DVM||The magic of communication and compliance|
|Wed. Oct. 17||Atlanta (LL)||Betsy Choder||Law 101 for veterinarians: Empower yourself! Learn the basics of our legal system, legal terms and how to do your own legal research - on any topic|
|Sunday, Nov.11||Atlanta||TBD||GVMA 2012 Fall Convention|
|Wed. Dec. 5||Atlanta (LL)||Don Riddick||Protecting for liability suits;
How to deal with on-line and customer advocate complaints
|Sunday, Dec.16||Atlanta||Stuart Oberman||Legal updates and trends for the