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SVMA E-News September 29, 2020
Do you have a coworker, friend, or employee you want to send a shout out to? Submit your kudos to us and the Saskatchewan Association of Veterinary Technologists (SAVT) will help you celebrate them and their accomplishments and hard work. It's as easy as filling out the form!

The RVT Month Task Force is proud to release this year’s poster: RVTs are ESSENTIAL. Artwork by Canadian RVT Tamson Carre! No matter what sector RVTs work in, there is one thing in common: the animals. The Task Force is now available for download.  Visit and add it to your phone or tablet home screen.  It has all the tools you need to celebrate RVT Month.  Share it with your clients and friends to promote the amazing RVT profession.  RVTs can create a login and unlock extra content.
Zoonoses & Pandemics: One Health, Eco-Health & Beyond

Integrated approaches to zoonotic diseases and pandemics are essential – as long as we don't confuse our models with the real, messy world in which we live.
Monday, October 5, 2020
12 to 1 p.m. EDT (US and Canada)
Presented by Dr. David Waltner-Toews, DVM, PhD
Moderated by CVMA President Dr. Enid Stiles, DVM
Register in advance for this webinar:
You will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar after registering.

Need Continuing Education?
Please note that there is no minimum or maximum on the number of continuing education hours obtained by webinar or online courses.
SVMA Online Classroom Offerings
  • Narcotics Storage and Record Keeping
    Veterinary Forensics
  • Suicide Awareness & Prevention in the Veterinary Profession 
  • Poultry Basics for Veterinary Professionals
  • Licensing Course
  • Ethical Prescribing and Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Veterinary Practice & Social Media
  • A Conversation About Animal Welfare
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship 2017
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship 2016
For course descriptions and to enroll, go to the online classroom.

Other Continuing Education
Click here to view all non-SVMA Continuing Education (CE), that has been submitted to the SVMA office and approved for CE.
The CE Reporting period ends for all DVM's and half of the RVT's on December 31, 2020

The fall 2020 webinar series contains 30.5 hours of continuing education.  
How to register:
  • click the link above
  • choose which session you would like to register for (each webinar requires separate registration)
  • fill in the registration form
  • click "Pay and Register"
  • you can pay through PayPal or with a credit card. To pay with a credit card, just scroll down.
  • you will receive a confirmation, and then reminder emails 1 week before, 1 day before and 1 hour before the webinar.
We’re seeking your views on the revised position statement regarding
"Antimicrobial Stewardship in Veterinary Medicine."
As a member of the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA), you’re invited to comment on the proposed position statement before it is submitted to CVMA Council for approval. We will conclude the consultation on October 15, 2020
You can LOGIN to access the position statement and leave your comments online at:
PLEASE READ THE MEMBER CONSULTATION - TERMS OF USE and the CVMA Position Statements – Role and Utility.
SVMA members can post ads of up to 200 words for positions in Saskatchewan FREE for three months.

Payment of $50 plus GST (per multiple of 200 words/ per listing/ per month) is required for:
  • Ads over 200 words
  • Ads placed for practices located outside of Saskatchewan
  • Ads placed by non-SVMA members

Mycotoxin Contamination in Western Canada

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