CE Calendar

TVMA/Concho Valley VMA Fall Seminar • San Angelo, TX

Registration will soon open for the annual TVMA/Concho Valley VMA Fall Seminar to be held at the TAMU AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San Angelo. Attendees will have the opportunity to obtain 17 CE credits by attending both days. Lunch and refreshments will be provided each day and is included in the registration fee. Click HERE for seminar details and to register online. To download a registration form click HERE

TVMA Regional Visit • The Baylor Club/McLane Stadium • Waco

December 12 • 7pm

Join members of the TVMA Executive Committee, Board of Directors and staff for an evening of conversation about the veterinary profession and issues that matter most to you. We want to know how to better serve you as an organization. Bring your questions, comments and ideas, and enjoy a complimentary dinner while earning 1.5 CE hours. RSVP by registering HERE. TVMA members, bring your non-member colleagues. Can’t make it? More meetings across the state are in the works for 2020. Contact the TVMA office at (512) 452-4224 with any questions.

CVA Level I Workshop • Palo Alto College

Are you looking for a solid, affordable and applicable way to supercharge your team? The Texas Veterinary Medical Association (TVMA) is proud to present a workshop that provides a simple, cost-effective way to provide the groundwork for your entry-level personnel to become Certified Veterinary Assistants (CVAs) Level I. What a great way to motivate your workers! A motivated workforce is more productive, and higher productivity usually means higher profits.

CVA Level I Workshop • Palo Alto College
1400 West Villaret Blvd, San Antonio, TX 78224 • January 5 • 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

TVMA’s Certified Veterinary Assistant Training Level I is designed for beginning veterinary assistants with little to no experience working in a practice environment. This program will teach them the essential skills and knowledge needed to become effective contributors to the veterinary medical care team. This workshop is based on the material in the CVA Level I Training Manual.

Kathryn Rope, LVT, will present the following topics:

  • General Veterinary Assistance
  • Common and Exotic Animals/Exotic Animal Restraint
  • Veterinary Exam Procedures
  • Surgical Preparation and Assistance
  • Veterinary Lab Procedures
  • Veterinary Animal Nursing
  • Veterinary Medical Imaging
  • Veterinary Pharmacy and Pharmacology
  • Kennel/Cage/Stall Area
  • Practice and Client Relations

Discounted CVA Level I Training Manual available for purchase with registration.


Contact Larisa Respondek, Director of Credentialing, for information at lrespondek@tvma.org • 512/610-6652

TVMA Annual Conference & Expo • Embassy Suites Hotel • San Marcos, TX

The TVMA Annual Conference and Expo will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel, Spa and Convention Center in San Marcos. Join colleagues, family and friends for the 'Best Little Veterinary Conference in Texas'. A dynamic program, rock star speakers, intimate trade show and knock-out social events make this conference one of a kind. The TVMA Conference offers over 23-hours of quality and approved CE instruction for the veterinary professional, paraprofessional and staff. Details on programming and online registration will be available October 15. Mark your calendar and look for important links and information coming to your inbox shortly.

Lone Star Veterinary Academy • Embassy Suites Brooks Hotel • San Antonio, TX

Keep Calm and Triage On! In this two-day seminar, VETGirl Founder, Dr. Justine Lee, DACVECC, DABT, and Award-Winning UGA Professor, Dr. Jane Quandt, MS, DACVAA, DACVECC, will review all things dangerous to your small animal patients. Whether it’s potential toxicants, anesthetic drugs, or infectious diseases, learn how to keep your patients safe. Session highlights include: Top 15 Poisons Affecting Dogs and Cats, Emergency Management and Treatment of Leptospirosis, What’s New with Parvo, Anesthesia in the Critically Ill Feline, and more. Earn 10 hours CE during this practical, info-packed weekend, plus enjoy meals, refreshments, fun exhibits, and catch up with your friends and colleagues at this can’t-miss event! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to learn and spend quality time with two of our profession’s best educators in an uncrowded, stress-free, limited seating program! Click HERE to learn more and register. This seminar will sell out!