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Nov
02

Vet Tech Nursing Academy: Veterinary Technician National Exam Prep (VTNE) #12

Welcome, , to the Veterinary Technician National Exam Prep Course. This review course is designed to assist those preparing to sit for the Veterinary Technician National Examination. With emphasis given to each of the nine domains of the exam, the student will receive detailed review material, and many practice questions. Students will also learn about […]

By David Joyce MD, MBA | Veterinary
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Oct
27

Telemental Health Professional Orientation Counselors

A shortage of care practitioners combined with an aging population with disproportionately increasing care utilization patterns has created a “perfect storm”. Telemental health is the use of electronic means or technology to provide mental health services by any mental health discipline.  It is not a separate medical or mental health service.  It is simply a […]

By David Joyce MD, MBA | Telemental Health
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Oct
18

Vet Tech Nursing Academy: Animal Nursing and Care #3

Welcome, , to the Veterinary Animal Nursing Care Course. This course is a study of the technical skills of hospital maintenance and disinfection; general patient care; clinical nutrition; medicating animals; exam room techniques; zoonotic diseases; and human health hazards associated with veterinary medicine. Topics discussed in lecture: dog and cat behavior, low stress handling, preventative […]

By David Joyce MD, MBA | Veterinary
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Oct
12

Sepsis Knowledge and Simulation Training Platform

 “Sepsis is a life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by dysregulated host response to infection.” Sepsis has plagued humans since the beginning.  It was first described by Homer in his epic poem The Iliad, and finally captured a consensus description by the health care community in 1991.  What was commonly thought to be a toxin based reaction […]

By David Joyce MD, MBA | Uncategorized
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Oct
09

Vet Tech Nursing Academy: Pain Management #11

Welcome, , to the Veterinary Pain Management Course. This course discusses the importance of animal pain management, providing specific approaches to managing pain in a wide variety of veterinary conditions. Emphasizing the technician’s role in advocating for the patient to help manage pain in dogs, cats, horses, and livestock.  With information on recognizing and understanding […]

By David Joyce MD, MBA | Veterinary
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Oct
08

Vet Tech Nursing Academy: Emergency Medicine and Critical Care #10

Welcome, , to the Veterinary Nursing Academy Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Course. This course emphasizes the different aspects of assisting the veterinarian in the management of medical and traumatic emergencies. Recognition and assessment of gastrointestinal emergency, cardiovascular shock, respiratory crisis, and musculoskeletal trauma. Follow the proper protocols for administering fluid therapy and emergency drugs […]

By David Joyce MD, MBA | Veterinary
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