Parasitology

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What You'd Better Find Out About Parasites

Learn everything you need to know about parasitic worms. Prevalence, vectors, zoonosis, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention are discussed. Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.Supported and produced by Elanco in conjunction with NAVC 2016.

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"Widespreading" Ticks Put Your Patients at Year-Round Risk

Ticks are more than just disgusting parasites that we have to worry about when walking in the woods. These disease vectors are a serious and growing threat in our neighborhoods and backyards. By providing your clients with some surprising information, you can get them interested and engaged so they will understand why tick control matters.Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau...

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The Changing World of Parasite Management

There are four major species of intestinal helminths that are capable of causing clinical disease in naturally infected horses: cyathostomes (small strongyles), Anoplocephala perfoliata, Parascaris equorum, and Strongylus vulgaris (large strongyle). There are large gaps in our current knowledge of how best to detect infections of some of these species in horses, and subsequently the ability to assess these parasites for evidence of anthelmintic resistance. The following is a review of these...

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What Do You Believe? Heartworm Disease Prevention

Getting parasite control products into the hands of pet owners – and then getting them to use the products according to the labels and veterinarian’s recommendation – have been a long-standing challenge for veterinarians.The most significant opportunity – having the initial conversation with the pet owner – is often missed.In a recent survey conducted by Merial*, only approximately half of veterinary routine wellness visits for a dog or cat resulted in the...

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AAHA Parasite Counselor Program Module 3: Heartworm

Need to register for a free VetFolio account to access this course? Click here!This online course is designed for all staff of companion animal veterinary practices, and will especially benefit veterinarians, veterinary technicians and clinic staff. This is the third module in a series of four that make up the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)’s Parasite Counselor Program.After completing this course, you will have developed a foundational knowledge of heartworm life cycle and how...

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AAHA Parasite Counselor Program Module 2: Ticks

Need to register for a free VetFolio account to access this course? Click here!This online course is designed for all staff of companion animal veterinary practices, and will especially benefit veterinarians, veterinary technicians and clinic staff. This is the second module in a series of four that make up the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)’s Parasite Counselor Program.After completing this course, you will have developed a foundational knowledge of ticks and tick control, the...

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AAHA Parasite Counselor Program Module 1: Fleas

Need to register for a free VetFolio account to access this course? Click here!This online course is designed for all staff of companion animal veterinary practices, and will especially benefit veterinarians, veterinary technicians and clinic staff. This is the first module in a series of four that make up the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)’s Parasite Counselor Program.After completing this course, you will have developed a foundational knowledge of fleas and flea control, the...

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AAHA Parasite Counselor Program Module 4: Intestinal Parasites

Need to register for a free VetFolio account to access this course? Click here!This online course is designed for all staff of companion animal veterinary practices, and will especially benefit veterinarians, veterinary technicians and clinic staff. This is the fourth module in a series of four that make up the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)’s Parasite Counselor Program. After completing this course, you will have developed a foundational knowledge of common intestinal parasite...

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The Need to Feed: Understanding Ticks, Tick Biology and Tick-Borne Diseases

In this course, you will learn about the expanding geographic distribution of several tick species and the aspects of tick habitat, ecology and behavior that inform control strategies. Dr. Little also reviews the timing of transmission for different tick-borne infections and present effective tools your team can use to limit transmission risk for patients.Created and produced by VetFolio with educational funding provided by Elanco. 

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Keys to Clients Saying Yes to Your Recommendation, Part 2: Discovering the Path from Cost to Value

Please note:If you were an attendee at this NAVC Conference and received a general CE certificate, please be sure to check with your state licensing bureau regarding your eligibility to receive online credit for an individual session.This panel presentation is part 2 of a 3-part symposium. In this session, presenters use audience role-playing exercises and videotaped mock veterinary appointments to help attendees learn how to communicate the “value” of parasite control to veterinary...

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