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NAEP is going virtual with their lecture series!  For those of you that remember last year you will want to register again this year for the  same great experience.  The meeting will open for viewing on September 22nd and be viewable through December 31st.  You may register with the NAEP at an AAEVT reduced rate of $99.00.  Register here. As disappointed as we all are about not having "real time" wet labs this year there are some exciting offerings on the horizon from our sponsors.  Be on the lookout for what...

It is Finally Here and Open for Registration! If you are like us, you have been anticipating this awesome meeting for quite some time.  Don’t miss out, register now.  We are very excited about the program that our President, Elyse Rowley and Incoming President, Andrea Whittle have put together this year.  From our Keynote Speaker Dr. Charlotte Lacroix to the amazing wet labs at Tennessee Equine, this meeting is sure to not disappoint. The link for housing is here.  We understand that the rooms are filling up quickly so please do not...

 Kim Brown with Jewell A familiar face with a new name and we couldn't be happier.  Kim Brown with The Equine Network believes in the AAEVT and the technicians, assistants and office staff of Equine Practitioners.  She is always looking for ways to better support and promote our profession. The Equine Network is the largest equine-focused information and membership services company in the country with a powerful and proven educational subscription video on demand model that has generated incredible member growth. We also have not one but two roadside assistance programs to...

Understanding the Typical Serum Amyloid A Response Curve: The Key to Interpreting Stablelab® Results.  By Amy Poulin Braim VMD, DACVS-LA, Senior Veterinarian, Equine Technical Services, Zoetis   Veterinarians use many types of diagnostics such as a thermometer, stethoscope, ultrasound and radiographs to determine medical conditions in their patients.  What if there was a stall side reliable biomarker test that you could run in 10 minutes to let you know if you had a possible infection? Serum Amyloid A (SAA) is such a marker and can be measured by your horse’s side with Stablelab®...

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...

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