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Connecticut Veterinary Technician Symposium

Connecticut Veterinary Technician Symposium

Sunday, June 28th, 2015

The Symposium is open to all credentialed technicians, non-credentialed technicians, and veterinary assistants. Our program will feature two eight-hour lecture tracks, ensuring every registrant will always have a topic of interest available. For those looking for a more hands on experience to hone their technical skills, choose from either dentistry or advanced catheterization wet labs. Lectures will be held on the Middlesex Community College (MxCC) campus located at 100 Training Hill Road, Middletown, CT. Wet labs will be held at Pieper Memorial Veterinary Center located at 730 Randolph Road, Middletown, CT. Registration includes continental breakfast and lunch.

Registration is now open! Connecticut State Veterinary Symposium Registration Form 2015

Registration rates are as follows:

Registration: $75

Additional fee for each wet lab: $30

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March Gather and Grow

The 2013 lecture series continues on Tuesday, March 26th with Canine Lymphoma: an Onco Tech’s View  presented by Deanna Galarneau, CVT, Oncology Technician

Gather and Grow events begin at 6:30pm with light dinner
and an optional tour. The seminar runs from 7:00PM-8:00PM. All events are held
in the Education Center at Pieper Memorial, 730 Randolph Road in Middletown.
Gather and Grow is open to all veterinary staff members, including
receptionists, technicians, assistants, doctors and practice managers and is
free of charge!

If you are interested in attending, or if you have any
questions, please e-mail Emma at rsvp@piepermemorial.com

For rdvm’s: You’re invited to our February Gather and Grow!

The 2013 lecture series begins on Tuesday, February 26th with Involuntary Movement
Disorders presented by Dr. James Hammond, DMV, DACVIM Neurology &
Neurosurgery.

Gather and Grow events begin at 6:30pm with light dinner
and an optional tour. The seminar runs from 7:00PM-8:00PM. All events are held
in the Education Center at Pieper Memorial, 730 Randolph Road in Middletown.

Gather and Grow is open to all veterinary staff members, including
receptionists, technicians, assistants, doctors and practice managers and is
free of charge!

If you are interested in attending, or if you have any
questions, please e-mail Emma at rsvp@piepermemorial.com

May Gather and Grow

May 22nd; Dr. Sean Freer, DVM, DACVR Diagnostic Imaging

Aggressive Bone Lesions:

Differentiating Between the Good, the Bad and the Ugly

6:30 PM-8:00 PM in the Pieper Memorial Education Center, 730 Randolph Road Middletown. All veterinary practice members are welcome to attend! E-mail rsvp@piepermemorial.com with questions or if you are interested in attending.

Hill’s Veterinary Technical Nutritional Counselor Program

Hill’s will be hosting a free workshop at the Pieper Memorial Education Center on April 3rd from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Participants will be trained in basic nutrition and nutritional disease management through the use of lecture, group exercises & discussion, hands-on materials, and workbooks. The course is approved by RACE for 7  Continuing Education Credits upon completion of this one day course.

If interested in attending please email your information (name, clinic, & contact information) to:

Dr. Cynthia Farrell at cynthia_farrell (at) hillspet.com

RSVP’s may also be left via voicemail at 1-800-255-2403, ext. 6662

Gather and Grow Events

We are excited to announce the latest additions to our Gather and Grow series! To introduce the first  “Gather and Grow” series we will be offering an Ipod Nano as a door prize! Gather and Grow is an excellent opportunity for veterinary support teams to gather together and share interests, ideas and good food; while growing their skills and knowledge through educational seminars and wet labs. Technicians, assistants and receptionists are all welcome. There is no fee to attend. Read more