Parasitology

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The Unforgettable Nightmare of Fleas: Are Your Clients Sleeping With The Enemy?

Do your clients realize what fleas can be doing in their house? Do they have any idea that flea larvae (grubs!) can be crawling in their carpet, their furniture, and anywhere their pet sleeps (including with them)? In this presentation, you will learn engaging, relatable ways to communicate the importance of flea control to your clients.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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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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Keys to Clients Saying Yes to Your Recommendation, Part 3:
Getting to Yes: All Aboard!

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 3 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 empower veterinary team members and create an atmosphere that...

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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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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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Heartworms: Amazing Creatures, Devastating Consequences

Heartworms can cause irreparable consequences, but many pet owners don't consider that it will happen to their pets. Discover ways to get your clients interested and concerned about heartworms, so they will want to prevent this disease from devastating their pets.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...

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Economics of Parasites and Practice: Best Parasitology Practices for the Right Reasons

Parasites are gross and disgusting, and owners don’t want them in or on their pets. Owners make better decisions related to their pet’s health care when they have the most accurate information possible. This requires proper education by the health care team and the proper diagnostics, treatments, and preventives being utilized. Dr. Adolph covers setting protocols that best serve the pets, the clients, the practice, and the entire profession. (Hint, they are all the same protocols!). ...

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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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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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