The In's and Out's of Flea & Tick Control for Cats

This Course Is Approved for 1 CE Credit     |     Kara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), VTS-H (Internal Medicine, Dentistry)

In this Web Conference, participants will learn about the typical feline patient and the current status of flea and tick protection for U.S. cats along with prevention strategies. This CE presentation from Boehringer Ingelheim's Tech Champions program.

Course Objectives:

  • Learn about the typical feline patient and the current status of flea and tick protection for U.S. cats
  • Review why cats need protection against fleas and ticks - even indoor-only cats - and how an indoor flea infestation can occur
  • Discuss strategies to get more cats into the clinic and to leave with a preventive product, including strategies to communicate with owners while they’re in the clinic and after they leave with product



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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Kara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition), VTS-H (Internal Medicine, Dentistry) – President 

Kara Burns is a licensed veterinary technician with a master’s degree in physiology and a master’s degree in counseling psychology. She began her career in human medicine working as an emergency psychologist. She made the move to veterinary medicine and worked in small animal private practice and a small animal and avian practice in Maine. 


Kara is the Founder and President of the Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians, the tenth recognized specialty for veterinary technicians and has attained her VTS (Nutrition). She teaches nutrition courses around the world on digital platforms and in person. She also is a consultant for the Lafeber Company/Emeraid and is Director of Nursing for Brief Media and co-editor of Veterinary Team Brief. Kara also works as an independent nutritional consultant.

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