Learn. Explore. Access. Discuss....And Earn valuable CE Credit.

Finding time for earning continuing education credits can be difficult. That's why we're making it easier than ever by offering new On Demand Continuing Education presented by some of MedVet's best and brightest. To access, click the link to the desired course and view the recording. Be sure to pay attention because you are required to pass the Course Exam to earn RACE credit.

The ABC’s of Controlled Substances and Veterinary Medicine in Illinois

Part 1 of 3  - The Opioid Crisis in America

Presented by Matthew Verbsky, DVM, MS, Director of Quality and Regulatory Compliance at MedVet

This course provides a look at the opioid crisis in America, including a look at the history of the crisis, where we are now, and where we're trying to get in the future. Additionally, the course will provide more in-depth information on how Illinois has been affected and what the state has done to combat the crisis. Note: this course is RACE-approved for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for veterinarians - program #20-805068.

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The ABC’s of Controlled Substances and Veterinary Medicine in Illinois

Part 2 of 3 - How Opioids affect Our World

Presented by Matthew Verbsky, DVM, MS, Director of Quality and Regulatory Compliance at MedVet

This course provides a background on veterinary medicine's role in the opioid crisis. There is a discussion on the issues of burnout and suicide in our veterinary profession and the role opioids play. Finally we'll look at diversion of drugs in practice related to both clients and their pets and the veterinary team itself. Note: this course is RACE-approved for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for veterinarians; program #20-805078.

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Take the Exam to Be Eligible to Earn 1.0 hour of RACE Continuing Education Credit for Veterinarians

 

The ABC’s of Controlled Substances and Veterinary Medicine in Illinois

Part 3 of 3 - Best Practices and Legal Requirements

Presented by Matthew Verbsky, DVM, MS, Director of Quality and Regulatory Compliance at MedVet

This course reviews how best to handle and utilize controlled substances within the veterinary practice through the incorporation of both federal and state legal requirements make sure we maintain compliance at all levels. Note: this course is RACE-approved for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit for veterinarians; program #20-805084.

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Ocular Emergencies

An Introduction into the Most Common Emergencies and How Best to Tackle Them

Presented by Kate Bedard, DVM, DACVO

This course reviews how to recognize and diagnose common ocular emergencies, which ophthalmic emergencies should be referred and in what time frame, and management of the traumatic ocular proptosis.

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Take the Exam to Be Eligible for 1.0 hour of RACE Continuing Education for Veterinarians and Technicians

 

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy and Extracorporeal Therapy

Presented by Jayme Hoffberg, DVM, DACVECC

This course is an introduction to the principals of CRRT, hemoperfusion, and therapeutic plasma exchange for clinicians and technicians. Topics include indications for use, general modes of use, appropriate patient instrumentation and monitoring, as well as basics of prescriptions.

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Take the Exam to Be Eligible for 1.5 hours of RACE Continuing Education for Veterinarians and Technicians

 

Acute Kidney Injury 

Presented by Jayme Hoffberg, DVM, DACVECC

This course dives a bit deeper into what is occurring in the body as a result of an acute kidney injury to better to understand our management strategies for these patients. This lecture focuses more on the background of AKI in order to prep our understanding of renal replacement therapies.

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Take the Exam to Be Eligible for 1.5 hours of RACE Continuing Education for Veterinarians and Technicians

 

Indications for Hemodialysis, Hemoperfusion, and TPE 

Presented by Jayme Hoffberg, DVM, DACVECC

This course helps clinicians decide when to recommend the three main extracorporeal therapies offered – hemodialysis, hemoperfusion, and therapeutic plasma exchange so make the best therapeutic choices and best communicate with owners. Understanding the indications early is crucial as the sooner therapy is instituted, often the better outcomes can be achieved.

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Take the Exam to Be Eligible for 1.5 hours of RACE Continuing Education for Veterinarians and Technicians

 

Compassion Fatigue: Recognition, Treatment, and Prevention 

Presented by Megan Williams, GBA, CCFP

This course will provide veterinary professionals the education and understanding on how Compassion Fatigue impacts the veterinary industry and how we can work together to recognize, treat, and prevent. It provides tips on combatting compassion fatigue including the QPR tool that aids in effective intervention in a crisis situation. With a high prevalence of suicide in veterinary medicine it is critical that we have the education and resources to support our colleagues. This presentation will also teach PAWS -- practice mindfulness, assess your self-care, work together, and say something.

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Take the Exam to Be Eligible for 1.0 hours of RACE Continuing Education for Veterinarians and Technicians

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QPR: Question, Persuade, and Refer: Three Steps Anyone Can Learn to Help Prevent Suicide 

Presented by Megan Williams, GBA, CCFP

This course will provide veterinary professionals the QPR tool that aids in effective intervention when someone you know is suicidal or in a crisis situation. With a high prevalence of suicide in veterinary medicine it is critical that we have the education and resources to support our co-workers.

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Take the Exam to Be Eligible for 1.0 hours of RACE Continuing Education for Veterinarians and Technicians

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Important Update Regarding the Tracking of CE Course Completion

As a RACE program provider, MedVet will upload attendance of those completing our On Demand CE to the AAVSB. For your attendance to be uploaded and centrally recorded and tracked via RACEtrack, you will need to provide your license number. This is up to each individual. The AAVSB has updated their RACE standards and providing your license number will not be mandatory until January 2022. You will receive RACE CE credit with or without providing your license number. You will also be able to download a certificate upon completion of the On Demand CE. To learn more about RACEtrack, visit the AAVSB website to access your RACE credits or learn more.