Continuing Education

2021 Approved CE Courses/Sessions

Date of Session Sponsor/Host Title Speaker Format Location Approved CE Hours Contact
October 17, 2021 9:00am - 4:00pm MST
Edmonton Association of Small Animal Veterinarians and Virbac
Oh Behave! A Clinical Approach to Everyone’s Favourite Topic: Behaviour!
Dr. Terry Marie Curtis
In person wession (if possible); may change to Live interactive webinar (if so, will also be made available later as a pre-recorded webinar (with quiz)
NAIT Main Campus – Shaw Theatre (11762 106 St NW, Edmonton, AB) or Zoom
6 hours

Website: easav.ca                                    Email: info@easav.ca                              Phone: (780) 970-3728

May 30, 2021 8:00am - 3:30pm PST
SBCV
Spring Sunday CE Sessions: Informed Consent; Communication; & Canine Cardiology
Drs. Christiane Armstrong, Cindy Adams & Mark Harmon
Live interactive webinar
Zoom
6 hours
May 16, 2021 8:00am - 3:30pm PST
SBCV
Spring Sunday CE Sessions: Informed Consent: Communication: & Feline Cardiology
Drs. Christiane Armstrong, Cindy Adams & Meg Sleeper
Live interactive webinar
Zoom
6 hours
May 12, 2021
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Overcoming the Challenges in Everyday Small Animal Anesthesia Practice!
Daniel Pang, BVSc PhD DACVAA DECVAA MRCVS & Jessica Pang, BSc(Hons) DVM MVetSc
Live interactive webinar
Zoom
2 hours

 Liz Sawatsky, CAVM                               Email: info@cavm.ab.ca                          Phone: (403) 863-7160

May 2, 2021 9:00am - 3:00pm MST
Edmonton Association of Small Animal Veterinarians and Antech
The Dueling Specialists: A Criticalist & an Internist’s ‘Friendly’ Point of View
Drs. Soren Boysen & Serge Chalhoub
In person session (if possible); may change to live interactive webinar (if so, will also be made available later as a pre-recorded webinar (with quiz)
NAIT Main Campus – Shaw Theatre (11762 106 St NW, Edmonton, AB) or Zoom
5 hours

Website: easav.ca                                    Email: info@easav.ca                            Phone: (780) 970-3728

May 2, 2021 8:00am - 3:30pm PST
SBCV
Spring Sunday CE Sessions: Informed Consent; Communication; & Canine Ophthalmology
Drs. Christiane Armstrong, Cindy Adams & Marnie Ford
Live interactive webinar
Zoom
6 hours
April 28, 2021 7:00 - 8:00pm MST
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Dentistry: Oral & Maxillofacial Trauma
Robert Campbell, DVM DAVDC
Live interactive webinar
Zoom
1 hour

 Liz Sawatsky, CAVM                               Email: info@cavm.ab.ca                           Phone: (403) 863-7160

April 20, 2021 7:00 - 9:00 pm MST
Edmonton Association of Small Animal Veterinarians
1) Multimodal Pain Management in the Palliative Care Context 2) Keeping the Human-Animal Bond Healthy: Respecting the Patient's Will to Live
Dr. Robin Downing, DVM, MS, DAAPM, DACVSMR
Live interactive webinar
Live interactive webinar; will be released as a pre-recorded session (with quiz) in the future
2 hours
April 18, 2021 8:00am - 3:30pm PST
SBCV
Spring Sunday CE Sessions: Informed Consent; Communication; & Feline Ophthalmology
Drs. Christiane Armstrong, Cindy Adams & Jacqueline Pearce
Live interactive webinar
Zoom
6 hours

canadianveterinarians.net/sbcv/event/2021-spring-sessions

April 8, 2021 1:00-2:00 pm
P3 Veterinary Partners
Hindlimb Lameness Exam & Emerging Orthopedic Diseases
Dr. Audrey Remedios, DVM DACVS
Live online
Zoom
1 hour

Dr. Nicole Judge, njudge@p3vetpartners.ca

April 6 - 8, 2021 (sessions are on Mountain Standard Time)
Humane Canada
2021 Online National Animal Welfare Conference
Multiple
Webinar - Mix of live interactive and pre-recorded sessions
Online
6 hours
March - April, 2021
WAVES West Coast Animal Veterinary Emergency Specialty Hospital
WAVES Hospital Math & ECG Quiz (INTERNAL SESSION)
Erin Simmonds, CVM DACVECC
1-on-1 workshop with veterinary and support staff
WAVES Hospital (Victoria)
1 hour
Internal sessions for staff only
March 25, 2021 6:00 - 7:00pm PST
Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets Canada
Simple Nutritional Math
Robin Sear, RVT, VTS (Nutrition)
Live interactive webinar
Microsoft Teams
1 hour

Email: laura.hartney@purina.nestle.com Registration Form will be provided in emailed invitation

March 24, 2021 7:00 - 8:00pm MST
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Dentistry: Oral & Maxillofacial Tumors
Robert Campbell, DVM DAVDC
Live interactive webinar
Zoom
1 hour

 Liz Sawatsky, CAVM                               Email: info@cavm.ab.ca                             Phone: (403) 863-7160

March 22, 2021 7:45 - 8:45 pm MST
Edmonton Association of Small Animal Veterinarians & IDEXX
What's Next? Emerging & Re-emerging Infectious Diseases in Veterinary Medicine
Dr. Scott Weese
Live interactive webinar; will be released as a pre-recorded session (with quiz) in the future
Zoom
1 hour (live or prerecorded)

 Website: www.easav.ca                         Email:  info@easav.ca                                   Phone: (780) 970-3728

March 21, 2021 8:30am - 1:00pm MST
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine; Antech & Heska
Practical Point of Care Ultrasound Any Practitioner Can Apply in Everyday Practice!
Soren Boysen, DVM DACVECC & Serge Chalhoub DVM & DACVIM (SAIM)
Live interactive webinar
Zoom
4 hours

Liz Sawatsky, CAVM                                  Email: info@cavm.ab.ca                                  Phone: (403) 863-7160

March 10, 2021 7:00 - 9:00 pm MST
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine; VCA Western Veterinary Specialist & Emergency Centre
Cardiology
Lyndsay Kong, DVM DACVIM (Cardiology)
Live interactive webinar
Zoom
2 hours

 Liz Sawatsky, CAVM                               Email: info@cavm.ab.ca                                   Phone:  (403) 863-7160

March 7, 2021 9:00am - 4:00pm MST
Edmonton Association of Small Animal Veterinarians
Scales, Feathers and Fur: You Can Help the Exotic Pet
Dr. Eryn Hanak
In person session (if possible); may change to live interactive webinar (if so, will also be made available later as a pre-recorded webinar (with quiz)
NAIT Main Campus - Shaw Theatre (11762 106 St NW, Edmonton, AB), or Zoom
6 hours
March 4, 2021 1:00-2:00 pm
P3 Veterinary Partners
Forelimb Lameness Exam & Emerging Orthopedic Diseases
Dr. Audrey Remedios, DVM DACVS
Live online
Zoom
1 hour

Dr. Nicole Judge, njudge@p3vetpartners.ca

February 27, 2021 12:00 - 4:00 pm PST
Hillside Veterinary Hospital
Basic Ultrasound Principles & Technique
Dr. Pierre Burke of Vancouver Island Diagnostic Imaging (VIDI) Veterinary Services
In person - lecture plus workshop
Hillside Veterinary Hospital (1700 Kings Rd., Victoria, BC)
4 hours

Dr. Sylvie Abrioux                                    Email: rahts@hillsidevethospital.com              Phone: (250) 598-7740

February 18, 2021 and then on demand
Edmonton Association of Small Animal Veterinarians
Talk Money: Clients That Don't Have It
Becky Taylor, RVT, MA (Communication)
Live online then available prerecorded on demand
Zoom
2 hours

Smokey Walters, EASAV Executive Assistant info@easav.ca (780) 970-3728

February 3, 2021 7:00-8:00 pm MST
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Review of Periodontology, Part 3 of 3: Surgical Treatment of Periodontal Disease including Introduction to Minimally Invasive Extraction Technique
Dr. Robert Campbell
Live Webinar with recording available for 4-6 weeks
Zoom
2 hours
January 28, 2021 1:00-2:00 pm
P3 Veterinary Partners
Abdominal Biopsies: Approach & Techniques
Dr. Audrey Remedios, DVM DACVS
Live online
Zoom
1 hour

Dr. Nicole Judge, njudge@p3vetpartners.ca

January 26, 2021 at 4:00 – 5:30 pm PST - Or – January 27, 2021 at 6:00 – 7:30 pm PST
Boehringer Ingelheim
A Soaring Achievement in Equine Asthma
Jean-Pierre Lavoie, DVM DACVIM & Guillaume Cloutier, DVM – or – Renaud Leguillete, DVM DACVIM & Guillaume Cloutier, DVM
Live interactive webinar
Online
1.5 hours
January 20, 2021 7:30 - 8:30 pm PST
Elanco
Tapeworms Are More Common Than You Think!
Dr. Katelyn Ford, DVM
Live interactive webinar
Online
1 hour
Private session
Jan 13, Feb 10, Mar 10, Apr 14, May 12, Jun 9, 2021 4:00 - 5:30 pm PST
Evolve Leadership Coaching and Consulting, Dr. Elaine Klemmensen (Retired)
Peer Leadership Support Group
Elaine Klemmensen, DVM (host / coach) January 13 - TBD, February 10 - TBD, March 20 - Jolene Watson, RVT, April 14 - Dr. Jean Yin Tan, May 12 - TBD, June 9 - TBD
6-session series, live online webinars
Online
Up to 6 hours (for completion of all 6 sessions)
January 6, 2021
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Review of Periodontology, Part 2 of 3: Review of Dental Radiography with an Emphasis on Periodontal Disease and Case-Based Discussion
Dr. Robert Campbell
Live Webinar with recording available for 4-6 weeks
Zoom
1.5 hours

2020 Approved CE Courses/Sessions

Date of Session Sponsor/Host Title Speaker Format Location Approved CE Hours
December 15, 2020 7:00 – 8:00 pm PST
Dr. Diane McKelvey
Ultrasounding the Feline Intestine for IBD and Lymphoma
Dr. Diane McKelvey
Live webinar
Zoom
1 hour
December 15, 2020 12:00-1:00 pm ET
KARL STORZ Veterinary Endoscopy America Inc.
The Economic Feasibility of Performing Endoscopy on Exotic Animals
Stephen Divers, DVM, BVetMed, DZooMed, DipECZM, DACZM, FRCVS
Live interactive webinar
Demio (online platform)
1 hour
December 13, 2020 2:00 – 5:30 pm MST
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Well Said…the Art of Communication, Day 2 of 2
Dr. Jayne Takahashi
Live webinar
Zoom
3 hours
December 10, 2020 7:00 – 8:00 pm MST
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Review of Periodontology, Part 1 of 3: Review of the Pathogenesis of Periodontal Disease in Dogs and Cats
Dr. Robert Campbell
Live Webinar with recording available for 4-6 weeks
Zoom
1 hour
December 9, 2020 7:00-8:00 pm EST
Boehringer Ingelheim Equine
Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome, Part 2: Case Reviews
Drs. Alison Moore and Guillaume Cloutier
Live interactive webinar
MS Teams
1 hour
December 8 @7:00-8:15 pm EST OR December 10 @9:00-10:15 pm EST
HIPRA Canada
Taking Control of Strep Uberis Mastitis
Drs. Herman Barkema and Dan Shock
Live webinar
Online
1 hour
December 6, 2020 8:30 am – 12:30 pm MST
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Well Said…the Art of Communication, Day 1 of 2
Dr. Jayne Takahashi
Live webinar
Zoom
3 hours
December 3, 2020 8:30 am - 4:30 pm PST
Animal Health Unit, Yukon Government
Chemical Immobilization of Wildlife - Refresher
Jane Harms, DVM, MCSc, PhD, Dipl ACVP
Live interactive webinar
Zoom
7 hours
December 2, 2020 7:00 – 8:00 pm EST
Boehringer Ingelheim – Equine
Equine Gastric Ulcer Syndrome, Part 1: Fundamentals
Drs. Tiago Afonso & Doug Myers
Live interactive webinar
MS Teams
1 hour
December 2, 2020 6:00 - 7:00pm PT
Purina Pro Plan Veterinary Diets Canada
Simple Nutritional Math
Robin Saar, RVT (Nutrition)
Live interactive webinar
Microsoft Teams
1 hour
December 1, 2020 7:00 - 9:00 pm MST
Edmonton Association of Small Animal Veterinarians
Intraoral Radiographic Interpretation
Christopher Sauve, DVM
Live interactive webinar; will be released as a pre-recorded session (with quiz) in the future
Zoom
2 hours
December 1, 2020 12:30-1:30 pm EST
CVMA, Grey Wolf Animal Health & Bloom Burton & Co.
COVID-19 Briefing: The Second Wave - Perspectives from an Infectious Disease Expert
Dr. Armand Balboni, MD, PhD, JD
Live interactive online webinar
Online
1 hour (CVMA will provide certificate upon request to registered attendees)
November 29, 2020 2:00 – 5:30 pm MST
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Feelin’ Fine: Feline Medicine & Welfare, Day 2
Dr. Margie Scherk
Live webinar
Zoom
3 hours
November 26, 2020 1:00-2:00 pm PST
P3 Veterinary Partners
Approach to Abdominal Surgery
Dr. Audrey Remedios
Live webinar
Zoom
1 hour
November 22, 2020 8:30 am – 12 pm MST
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Feelin’ Fine: Feline Medicine & Welfare, Day 1
Dr. Margie Scherk
Live webinar
Zoom
3 hours
November 18, 2020 7:00-9:00 pm MST
Calgary Academy of Veterinary Medicine
Feral Cats, Outdoor Cats & Wildlife
Dr. Judit Smits
Live webinar
Zoom
2 hours
November 7-8, 2020
Society of BC Veterinarians
SBCV Fall Conference
Multiple
Virtual live
Zoom
Up to 12 hours
October 29, 2020 4:30–6:00 pm PST
Boehringer Ingelheim
Ask the Expert – ELDU & Veterinary Compounding – Your Friend or Foe?
Drs. Doug Myers & Walt Ingwersen
Live webinar
MS Teams
1.5 hours
1) Oct 20/20 (EN) Oct 22/20 (FR), 12:00 pm EST 2) Oct 27/20 (EN) Oct 29/20 (FR) 12:00 pm EST 3) Nov 3/20 (EN) Nov 5/20 (FR) 12:00 pm EST
CVMA-hosted, CFIA-presented
“CFIA Presents a 3-Part Series on African Swine Fever” 1) Disease Overview & Recognition 2) Disease Response 3) Prevention & Preparedness
1) Dr. Amy Snow 2) Dr. Bobbie Lundquist (EN); Dr. Sonja Laurendeau (FR) 3) Dr. Amy Snow
Virtual live webinars
Zoom
1 hour for each session
October 8, 2020
CFIA
Veterinary Pre-Accreditation
Dr. Amanda Emery
Live videoconference
Webex
3.5 hours
October 2-4, 2020
miEducation
Veterinary Ultrasound Bootcamp
Drs. Stephanie Nykamp and Shawn Mackenzie
In-person lecture & wetlab
Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre
21 horus
Sept 23/20 6:30 - 8:30 pm MST or Sept 24/20 6:00 - 8:00 pm MST
Rayne Nutrition
Choosing the Right Diet - Developing a Customized Nutrition Plan
Dr. Sandy Valverde
Live webinar
Online
2 hours
Sept 3, Oct 1, Nov 5 & Dec 10, 2020
Alltech Canada
Mycotoxin Webinar Series (4 webinars)
Dr. Alexandra Weaver & Josh Teulker
Webinar (live or prerecorded)
Zoom
1 CE hour for each session
August 26 & 31, 2020
Purina
Domestic Cats are Not Desert Creatures
Drs. Serge Chalhoub & Soren Boyson
Virtual live
Zoom
1 hour
June 28, 2020
Society of BC Veterinarians
2020 Regional Spring CE Sessions
Multiple
In person seminars
Prince George
6 hours
June 14, 2020
Society of BC Veterinarians
2020 Regional Spring CE Sessions
Multiple
In person seminars
Kamloops
6 hours
June 10, 2020
Vancouver Animal Emergency & Referral Centre
Luxating Patellas
Dr. Marco Cervi
In person seminar
VAERC Conference Room (Vancouver)
1.5 hours
June 7, 2020
Society of BC Veterinarians
2020 Regional Spring CE Sessions
Multiple
In person seminars
Parksville
6 hours
May 31, 2020
Society of BC Veterinarians
2020 Regional Spring CE Sessions
Multiple
In person seminars
Abbotsford
6 hours
May 28, 2020
CVMA & Hill's Pet Nutrition
Veterinary Townhall Series: Navigating through COVID-19, Week 5 - Legal Perspectives and Practice Management During COVID-19
Dr. Scott Weese, DVM, DACVIM & Mr. Douglas Jack, BA, LLB
Live interactive webinar
Online
0.5 hour (CVMA will provide certification to registered attendees upon request)
May 28, 2020
CFIA
Veterinary Pre-Accreditation
Dr. Amanda Emery
Live videoconference
Webex
3.5 hours
May 13, 2020
Vancouver Animal Emergency & Referral Centre
The Lens: The Diva of the Eye
Dr. Jacqueline Pearce
In person seminar
VAERC Conference Room (Vancouver)
1.5 hours
April 24, 2020
CFIA
Veterinary Pre-Accreditation
Dr. Amanda Emery
Live videoconference
Webex
3.5 hours
April 8, 2020 1:00-2:00 pm EST
CVMA & Grey Wolf Animal Health
Navigating the Financial Implications of the COVID-19 Crisis on Veterinary Medicine in Canada
Dr. John Tait, BSc, MS(Fin), DVM, MBA, CFP & Mr. David Legault, CPA, CGA
Live interactive online webinar
Zoom
1 hour (CVMA will provide CE Certificate to registered attendees upon request)
April 4, 2020
BCVTA Spring Conference
RECOVER Certification Course (Basic and Advanced Life Support)
Tinille McKenzie-Wyatt, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Workshop
Thompson Rivers University (Kamloops)
3 hours
April 1, 2020
CVMA
COVID-19 Legal Perspectives: Workplace Issues
Mr. Dan Palayew, BLG law firm
Live interactive online webinar
Online
0.5 hour (CVMA will provide CE certification to registered attendees upon request)
March 11, 2020
Vancouver Animal Emergency & Referral Centre
An Update on Seizures
Dr. Danielle Zwueste
In person seminar
VAERC Conference Room (Vancouver)
1.5 hours
March 10, 2020
University of Victoria, Faculty of Law
Islamic Conceptions of Animal Rights
Kristen A. Stilt, PhD
In person lecture
Uvic, Fraser Bldg, Rm 157
1 hour
Feb 25, March 10-11, 2020
CFIA
Inspection and Approval of Establishments Producing Animal By-Products and Pet Food for Export
Drs. Avtar Singh, Christine Velez & Witold Wince
Virtual live plus in person
Webinar; CFIA-Abbotsford and Producer Sites
12 hours
February 23, 2020
VCA Canada
VCA Annual Conference
Multiple
In person conference
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel (Richmond)
Maximum of 4 hours
February 19, 2020
Dawson Creek Veterinary Clinic (Private)
Colic Evaluation; Abdominal Ultrasound for Colic
Dr. Andres Sanchez
In person seminar & ultrasound wetlab
2 hours
February 18, 2020
North Peace Veterinary Clinic (Private)
Colic Evaluation; Abdominal Ultrasound for Colic
Dr. Andres Sanchez
In person seminar & ultrasound wetlab
2 hours
February 17-21, 2020
CFIA
VetUp 2020 Forum
Multiple
In person seminar & wetlab
CFIA Calgary & UCVM CSB lab
27.5 hours
February 11, 2020
Vancouver Animal Emergency & Referral Centre
Case-Based Emergency Medicine
Dr. Catharine Shankel
In person seminar
VAERC Conference Room (Vancouver)
1.5 hours
February 10, 2020
CFIA
Veterinary Pre-Accreditation
Dr. Amanda Emery
Live videoconference
Webex
3.5 hours
February 8, 2020
Murdoch Veterinary Clinic (Private)
Colic Evaluation; Abdominal Ultrasound for Colic
Dr. Andres Sanchez
In person seminar & ultrasound wetlab
2 hours
February 5, 2020
Elk Lake Veterinary Hospital
Orthopedic Diagnostics
Dr. Marina McConkey
In person lecture
Tigh Na Mara (Parksville)
1 hour
February 1, 2020
Fairfield Animal Hospital
Cardiology Unplugged
Dr. Kimberley Hawkes
In person seminar
Mid-Town Station Restaurant (Kelowna)
2 hours
January 22, 2020
CFIA
Update on Humane Transportation
Sarah Johannson & Dr. Anne Allen
Webinar
1 hour
January 18-19, 2020
Riverside Small Animal Hospital/Nuon Imaging
Dental Radiography
Tammy Brooks, RVT VTS(Dentistry)
In person lecture + wet lab
Riverside Small Animal Hospital (Kamloops)
4 hours
January 16, 2020
Elk Lake Veterinary Hospital
Orthopedic Diagnostics
Dr. Marina McConkey
In person lecture
Delta Hotel Ocean Pointe Resort (Victoria)
1 hour
January 15, 2020
Canada West Veterinary Specialists & Critical Care Hospital (private event)
Informed Consent; Importance of Communication with rDVM
Dr. Christiane Armstrong
In person seminar
Canada West Veterinary Specialists & Critical Care Hospital (Vancouver)
1 hour
January 14, 2020
Canada West Veterinary Specialists & Critical Care Hospital (private event)
Informed Consent; Importance of Communication with rDVM
Dr. Christiane Armstrong
In person seminar
Canada West Veterinary Specialists & Critical Care Hospital (Vancouver)
1 hour