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Your E-Connection to NAVTAApril 14, 2010 


Renew your membership using our new online membership form! 
Please contact Jacquie Gulamhussein with questions about membership.
Upcoming Events
April 14-17: North American Veterinary Dermatology Forum in Portland, OR
April 14-18:  VECSS Spring Meeting  in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
April 16-18:  NYSAVT's Annual Continuing Education Spring Seminar in East Syracure, NY
April 18:  NJVTA Annual Conference  in Eatontown, NJ
April 24-25:  "Back to School" On the Road CE event at UC Irvine 
April 25:  Class IV Laser Therapy Conference at Ohio State University 
April 29-May 1:  North American Veterinary Medical Education Consortium in Kansas City, MO
April 30-May 1:  Canine Total Hip Replacement course at Ohio State University
May 1:  Parasitology course at Ohio State University 
May 2:  Canine Total Knee Replacement course at Ohio State University
May 12:  Breeding Management of the Mare at New Bolton Center in PA
May 12-14:  3rd Annual Veterinary Forensic Science Conference in Orlando, FL
May 13-14: Is it Physical, Psychological or Both? course at the New Bolton Center in PA
May 15:  RIVTA Annual CE Symposium in Narragansett, RI
May 15:  Companion Animal Behavior Seminar at Cornell University  
May 15:  Canine and Feline Behavior Conference at Ohio State University 
May 22-23:  Basic and Intermediate Ultrasound at Ohio State University 
June 9-12:  ACVIM Forum in Anaheim, CA
June 26-27:  "Back to School" CE event at UC Davis
July 15-18:  Pacific Veterinary Conference in San Francisco
July 14-16:  North American Veterinary Medical Education Consortium in Las Vegas, NV 
July 30:  American Veterinary Society of Animal Behavior & American College of Veterinary Behavior meeting in Atlanta, GA
July 31-August 3:  AVMA Convention in Atlanta 
You can now submit events to our online calendar by visiting and clicking Events.
A special thanks to our e-newsletter sponsor 
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The Spring 2010 NAVTA Journal was mailed last week.   You should be receiving your copy very soon.  This month there are four terrific CE articles on: Chronic Kidney Disease in Small Animal Practice, Part 2 of Addressing Feline Obesity, Greyhounds, and Initial Assessment of the Emergency Patient: Perfusion Parameters.  
Don't forget that NAVTA CE quizzes are available online at  Be sure to take a look at the section for the International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management (IVAPM). 
WVC and NAVTA Scholarship Opportunity 
WVC/NAVTA is proud to announce that a scholarship will be awarded to one individual who has demonstrated leadership skills within their SCNAVTA (Student Chapter of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America), as well as a high academic level throughout enrollment of their current veterinary technology program.
The Western Veterinary Conference has many opportunities for continuing education for the entire veterinary team. The conference runs February 20th - 24th, 2011 at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.

All completed applications and submissions must be received at the NAVTA office no later than Monday, September 27th, 2010.
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NAVTA is pleased to announce our first annual conference, to be held November 12-14 in Washington, D.C.  The weekend will provide opportunities for networking, learning, and lots of fun!  This inaugural conference is open to all members of the veterinary healthcare team, students, and the allied industry.
Information about the conference is available online and a brochure will be included with your Spring issue of The NAVTA Journal.  We hope to see you in Washington, D.C. this fall!
We are always looking for additional articles for our CE sections.  The Fall issue is centering on Holistic medicine and the Winter issue will have a focus on Exotics and Avian. 
If you are interested in contributing an article to the NAVTA  Journal, please feel free to contact us: 
For other news articles related to the veterinary
industry, check out the VIN Veterinary News Service website.
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