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Fear Free Veterinary Visits — Do Well by Doing Good (Columbus)

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Columbus Airport Marriott

1375 N Cassady Ave

Columbus, OH 43219

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A one-day Fear Free symposium for your entire practice team

Join us for this one-day symposium and learn how to create Fear Free veterinary visits in your practice. Fear Free is all about putting pets back into practices, and reducing fear, anxiety and stress for pets, clients and the entire veterinary team.

Hosted and facilitated by Dr. Marty Becker, this symposium will give you all the tools and direction you need to get started, and includes a discounted registration for the Fear Free Certification Program available on www.fearfreepets.com. Your patients - and the clients that love them - will be glad you did!

What's Included:

  • Admission to symposium with access to Dr. Marty Becker, all speakers and sponsors

  • Ability for Q&A with Dr. Becker

  • Ability to visit sponsor tables

  • Coffee service on arrival

  • Refreshments throughout the day

  • Complimentary lunch

  • Seminar notes

  • Certificate of attendance with 5 hours of RACE approval

  • Special discounted rate for Fear Free certification program offered to attendees only

  • Fear Free gift

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E’Lise Christensen DVM, DACVB: “Behavior is medicine; Fear Free is better medicine.”
E’Lise Christensen will introduce the science behind fear, anxiety, and stress (FAS), show how Fear Free is better medicine (more accurate TPR, BP, physical exams, blood chemistries, etc.), and outline specific sedation protocols.

Debbie Martin, RVT, CPDT-KA, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior): “Developing the Fear Free Plan of Action for Patient Care”
Many of the procedures we need to perform on our canine and feline patients are uncomfortable and unpleasant. There is no one technique or method that will work with every patient. You will become familiar with Fear Free concepts such as considerate approach, gentle control, and the touch gradient. Through case examples and discussion, discover how to adapt and implement Fear Free techniques for each individual patient and procedure. You will be ready to start creating your Fear Free plan of action with your next patient! Objectives include:

Recognize signs of a relaxed and stressed cat and dog.
Define the concepts considerate approach, gentle control, and touch gradient
Apply a Fear Free plan of action to case examples

Louise Dunn: “Practical, Proven Ways to Get Fear Free Planted, Growing, and Blooming in Your Practice”
Learning about new treatments and new ideas in patient care is a key trait that drives many of us in the veterinary industry. Planting the seeds of these new ideas is easy. However, implementing them can be difficult – often resulting in no growth or poor growth. Taking a seed to a full plant requires attention, watering, and fertilizing – and the same applies to a new idea. Moving an idea from theory to practice requires attention to designing, developing, training, and monitoring. Learn the easy steps to take you from the conference room to the exam room.

Jonathan Bloom, DVM: "The Real Deal – Fear Free Success In General Practice"
Owner perception that pets hate coming to the veterinary hospital is at the forefront of declining visits to the veterinary hospital. A Fear Free℠ approach to healthcare is likely the most powerful tool that veterinarians have to bring pets back into practice. Learn how hospitals can step up their approach by addressing the fear and anxiety issue head on by exploring strategies from the trenches of General Practice. Using video examples from my practice, we will take a walk through the typical outpatient Fear Free℠ exam. After more than 20 years in practice, it finally happened - a healthcare model that benefits pets, pet owners, staff, and the business!

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