Georgia Veterinary Technician and Assistant Association
An Association for Technicians and Assistants by Technicians

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GVMA 2012 LEAP CE Calendar

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.

Date Location Speaker Topic(s)

Sunday, Feb. 5
1-3 pm

Online Registration now open

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
Destin, FL
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;
Premises liability
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
veterinary profession
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