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In an effort to support the owners of equine athletes and other animals visiting Ocala’s new world-class World Equestrian Center, the University of Florida College of Veterinary Medicine has embarked on a strategic alliance with the center to provide leading-edge patient care in a new 40,000-square-foot hospital facility located on center grounds. The new facility will be known as the UF Veterinary Hospital at WEC. Construction of the hospital is currently underway, with the opening estimated to take place next spring. Equine services available at the new facility will focus on sports...

  Back in-person and in conjunction with the NAEP (formerly NEAEP), the AAEVT is hosting a Technician & Assistant focused day of wet labs & demos Saturday, September 25th at the Saratoga Fairgrounds. Come and join us, learn new skills & take your career to the next level.  5 Hours of RACE/NY CE.  REGISTER TODAY  NAEP Symposium Lectures are virtual beginning Wednesday, Sept. 22. There is a separate registration fee for these lectures, but there is a discount for AAEVT members! To register and locate NAEP preferred Hotel Rates visit, NAEP Conference Registration.  ...

Have you been an AAEVT Member for more than two years?  Would you like to promote your profession, network with other professionals and represent your organization at veterinary conferences?  How about taking your career to the next level? Consider this...

AAEVT is up and running with Meetings, Wet Labs and CE Events!  Please visit our Event Page for more information.  We look forward to seeing you soon at one of these upcoming events! NAEP Saratoga Springs, NY - September 24 & 25, 2021 SWVC San Antonio, Texas - September 23-26, 2021 AAEVT Anesthesia Society Ocala, Florida - October 15-17, 2021 FLAEP Naples, Florida - October 21 - 24, 2021 Offering a Technician Rate click here AAEVT 17th Annual Convention Nashville, Tennessee - December 4-8, 2021  ...

Music City Center Nashville, Tennessee • December 4-7, 2021 The AAEVT welcomes ALL veterinary technicians, assistants, students, and support staff! Registration will be open next week on our website!  Housing options from the AAEP are available now – we suggest you go ahead and secure rooms. For housing information click here. Here is a look at what to expect at this years AAEVT/AAEP!  Registration includes access to the AAEP Trade Show and we're also featuring special sessions for receptionists and office managers this year. Looking forward to seeing you there! KEYNOTE: Dr. Charlotte Lacroix, Understanding Personal Net Worth...

TEVA 2021 Summer Symposium: Technician Lectures and Dry labs from Karen Chapman Informative, relative, and engaging describe the sessions covering all aspects of equine anesthesia this year at the TEVA Summer Symposium.  Lectures covered inhalant anesthesia as well as field anesthesia and covered not only the basics but also complications, trouble shooting, and tips on monitoring. Dr. Carrie Davis, from Animal Imaging in Irving, Texas, gave a great overview of the anesthetic machine and even brought a ventilator for close inspection and understanding.  She talked about the cost saving effect of running...

A pertinent and interesting read from Veterinary Business Advisors (VBA)  |  July 2021 Issue, VBA News to Use by Kellie Olah, SPHR,CVPM, Practice Management & Human Resource Consultant, VBA Although it has always been challenging for many small business owners to keep up with evolving employment-related legislation, COVID-19 has made this situation even more problematic. Legislation is being rapidly passed, containing new and sometimes confusing information. It can be hard for your practice to keep up but it’s worth the effort because when you don’t have access to the most current information or you lag...

Your AAEVT Board met on Saturday, July 10 (at 9am EST, so for a couple of our West Coasters this was an o'dark thirty call!)  We appreciate their commitment to our organization and everyone's input. Topics Discussed: AAEVT/AAEP Schedule- logistics for the annual convention program Speakers and Topics for AAEP- some awesome topics and speakers selected Wet Labs for AAEP and logistics- Wet Labs to be held at Tennessee Equine Board Nominations for 2022- We are accepting nominations for board positions from now until August 15th: Secretary, Vice-President and President Elect.  Please email  info@aaevt.org with nominations. Scholarships/Applicants- selection...

Our Regional Contacts (RCs) are our "Boots on the Ground"! RCs keep our members in the know by reaching out on a monthly basis about scholarship deadlines, upcoming meetings and any AAEVT or Industry News.  They also serve as greeters, moderators for our speakers, hosting our booth at meetings and much more.  RCs are an integral part of the AAEVT! We are now accepting nominations for new Regional Contacts—members that would like to serve their association and make a difference.  If you are interested or know of a member that would be,...

The AAEVT is excited to announce that CareCredit has joined us as a Platinum Sponsor!  There is much to come from this company for our members, their practices and their clients.  Please read below.

SYNCHRONY ANNOUNCES EXPANSION IN EQUINE MARKET WITH NEW CARECREDIT 

FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS AND DIGITAL CAPABILITIES   

CareCredit Credit Card Provides Equine Veterinarians with an Easy and Comprehensive  

Point-of-Care Payment Option 

Delivers Horse Owners a New Way to Pay for Veterinary Care 

COSTA MESA, Calif. – July 22, 2021 – Synchrony (NYSE:SYF) today announced its expansion in the equine market with CareCredit, its leading promotional financing solution for health, veterinary and personal care. The CareCredit contactless payment solution will bring point-of-care innovation to equine veterinary practices and make it easier for veterinarians to collect payment for services from any location where they are providing care.  

 

In addition, the company further solidified its dedication to the industry by becoming an American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Educational Partner, joining a distinguished group of organizations committed to the equine veterinary profession, and health and welfare of the horses. The first-of-its-kind partnership with a healthcare financing company will allow AAEP members to access educational resources designed to strengthen the business side of equine practice and increase the financial health of the equine profession by bringing the benefits of CareCredit’s financial solutions to horse owners.  

 

Equine veterinarians have access to CareCredit’s digital tools designed to accommodate equine workflows and cash flow, including an all-in-one financing experience that gives horse owners a seamless way to learn about, apply, prequalify and pay with their CareCredit card anytime, from anywhere on their mobile device. Veterinarians also have access to a suite of digital capabilities and personalized resources such as a unique QR code and custom link that work wherever equine teams provide care, whether in the clinic, at the barn or in the field.  

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