Feb
14
2017

What’s on your playlist?

With so much to see and do at AAHA Nashville 2017, creating the perfect conference lineup is no easy task. Check out a few of our must-see sessions and events here or see the full setlist at aaha.org/nashville.

  • Emergency and Critical Care: The first two sessions in this track are intended to provide an overview of basic veterinary electrocardiography applicable to the emergency and critical care patient. Participants of this series will review and use a stepwise approach for interpreting various cardiac dysrhythmias commonly found in the ER setting. In the second half of the track, trauma triage and emergency medical services for the injured operational K9 will be covered.
  • Exotics: Discover anesthetic options for high-risk exotic mammals, elective altering techniques, and approaches for reproductive disease in pet birds in this scientific track. Interested in becoming a diplomate of the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP)? The last session in this track will review the board certification process and include helpful tips for preparing your application, writing the case reports, and studying for the exam.
  • Coaching: In this track, you will learn the importance of setting goals to maximize the potential of your team, how to be a leader who provides clear and consistent feedback in a way that helps team members shift their behavior, and how to use your abilities to create a set of habits that consistently lead to your definition of success.
  • Finance: Practice finances got you down? Ensure your hospital’s wellbeing with a fundamental understanding of financial statements; demystify Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) without information overload; learn the basics of budget creation, management, and analytics; and effectively diagnose your hospital’s profit issues—and learn how to solve them—in this four-session track.
  • Nursing for Technicians: Led by a double-boarded veterinary technician specialist, this track will cover various aspects of nursing and patient care, including acid-base analysis, vascular access, anesthetic complications, and how to obtain a specialty credential.
  • Fear Free for Technicians: Technicians play a vital role in the implementation and success of a Fear Free visit. Using a combination of lectures and hands-on learning, these sessions will focus on several different aspects of the Fear Free veterinary visit, including animal training for veterinary professionals, communicating behavior training to clients, Fear Free recordkeeping, handling, and more.
  • AAHA Afterparty: We’ve got your ticket to the best party in town! Let loose after a full day of learning when you join your colleagues for a night of great music and even better memories. Come hungry, thirsty, and ready to dance with local party band, Chapel Park!

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