Veterinary Technician Licensure Update
Great news from TVMA. SB 1312 has passed through the Senate. HB 1621 has been moved to lay on the table subject to call and the House has voted to adopt SB 1312 (Senate version) in lieu of HB 1621 (House version). Conference committee was called with members of the House and Senate to work out nomenclature for admendments. To follow this process please visit Texas Legislature Online, look up Bill, and read about the action of this bill and the unique process in our profession for licensure.
TARVT has an open position for Newsletter Editor. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact any of the board members.
Continuing Education in Aggie Land…
Texas A&M 19th Annual Veterinary Technician Conference May 18th & 19th
Event schedule and course descriptions are posted on TAMU Continuing Education website. This conference is an opportunity for those who are new or have years of experience in the veterinary technology field to gain educational experiences to utilized in their field(s) of expertise. Seminars start Saturday at 7:30am and lectures begin at 8:00am May 18th, 2013 and will continue on Sunday May 19th.
TARVT will have a booth at the Texas A&M Veterinary Technician Conference. Please stop by and say hello! There also will be a general membership meeting in Room 1111 at Noon.
CVC Kansas City
CVC Kansas City early bird registration is now open! Dates for CVC Kansas City are August 23rd to 26th. Meet technicians from around the Southwest, Mid-West, East and West Coast. Attend cutting-edge wet labs along with over 700-plus hours of continual education courses for the entire Veterinary staff. Save money and register now before August 1st.
International Veterinary Emergency Care and Critical Care Society
IVECCS 2013 registration is open! Visit southern California during IVECCS’s 25th year celebration in San Diego September 7th through the 11th. Travel and spend the opportunity to hear more about this year’s theme “Cardiovascular Support in Emergency & Critical Care” which will be interweaved throughout many of the seminars this September. IVECCS offers array of topics in emergency and critical care along with general practice, practice management, academia and research.
Southwest Veterinary Symposium 2013
SWVS 2013 early bird registration is now open! Travel to San Antonio this year from September 26th to 29th. Come and meet technicians that have traveled from Southwest region and beyond. SWVS offers Veterinary professionals 375 hours of continuing education. Save money and register now before July 11th.
TARVT will have a booth at SWVS along with membership meeting. Please make plans to stop by our booth and attend our meeting.