It's clear there's a gap between the care pets are getting and the care they need. It's also clear that communication between veterinarians and pet owners is one of the reasons for this gap. In human medicine, Health Risk Assessments (HRAs) are used to help close this gap. HRAs often combine patient demographic and lifestyle characteristics information with diagnostic testing to develop a personalized health care plan focusing on the most critical health issues for a particular patient.

Most veterinary practices collect at least some data about a pet's lifestyle and health risk factors but few have a comprehensive HRA instrument and follow-up process in place and, until recently, standardized HRAs hadn't existed for dogs and cats. This Web conference will cover the benefits of HRAs and how to easily implement an HRA in your practice. 

Participate in this free, 60-minute Web conference and earn 1 hour of CE credit.

Driving Lifelong Care with Pet Health Risk Assessments (HRAs)
Monday, June 2 - Sunday, June 15, 2014 (Open access during this period)
Karen E. Felsted, CPA, CVPM, DVM, MS
Sponsored by Zoetis

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