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May 31, 2011

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2011 AVMA Annual Convention

July 16 - 19

St. Louis, MO 


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The 2011 AVMA Annual Convention will be held July 16 - 19 in St. Louis, MO.  


CE and More - Just for Technicians


The AVMA Annual Convention is designed with you in mind. Experiment with topics that expand your understanding of veterinary medicine.

  • Hands on learning through interactive labs
  • Access to all educational lectures
  • Technician-only lunches, receptions and education
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Congratulations new AVAs!


The following veterinary assistants have passed their final examinations at VetMedTeam and have been award Approved Veterinary Assistant (AVA)designation:

  • Lisa Albright - Kansas
  • Jillian Connolly - Washington
  • Valerie Gibbons - New York
  • Jessica Ledwich - Nebraska
  • Kaitlyn Mackey - Pennsylvania
  • Tammy Pudlo - Vermont
  • Maria Reyes - Florida
  • Melissa Rossney - Pennsylvania
  • Ashley Sard - Maryland

Congratulations everyone! For more information on NAVTA's Veterinary Assistant Program, visit our website or VetMedTeam.


Deadline for Bayer Scholarship extended! 


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The deadline for the Bayer Scholarship has been extended from June 1, 2011 to June 30, 2011. Winners of this scholarship will recieve up to $4,000 to attend a veterinary conference. Scholarship funds are for expenses related to travel, accomodations, meals and conference registration for any single conference in the continental United States. Eligible applicants must be NAVTA members and submit an CE quality article related to a current issue in parasitology. All submissions must be sent to by the June 30th deadline. For additional details, click here or the banner above.


Save the date for the NAVTA Conference!  

The NAVTA Annual Conference will be held November 18 - 20, 2011, in Washington, D.C. Details about the conference and registration will be sent with the summer issue of The NAVTA Journal and will be posted on our website in a few weeks.