Department Updates:

Postponed events

8th Annual Back to School Veterinary Technician & Assistant CE Seminar

Date: July 25-26, 2015
Time: Lectures: 8:00 am to 5:50 pm on Saturday and 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on Sunday. Registration and continental breakfast: 7:00 am to 8:00 am on both days.
Location: Gladys Valley Hall, UC Davis Campus
CE Credit: Up to 16 hours available
Webinar: available.  If you have never attended an Adobe Connect webinar test your connection.  The webinar is only available live, and it will not be recorded.  Webinar attendees will receive full CE credit since it is live and interactive.

Seminar Partner: California Registered Veterinary Technicians Association

Photograph of RVT classroom 2013 Back to School Seminar suturing workshop


Lecture Abstracts

This seminar will include the following lecture tracks:

  • Emergency & Critical Care
  • Feline Focus
  • Foundations in Practice
  • Reproduction
  • Practice Management
  • Imaging
  • Avian & Exotics
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Anesthesia
  • Equine


  • Julie Baker, RVT, VTS (ECC)
  • Linda Barter, BVSc, MVSc, DACVAA, PhD
  • Michelle Borchardt, RVT
  • Jayne Camic, RVT
  • Bruce Christensen, DVM MS, DACT
  • Susan Cox, RVT, VTS (IM - Small Animal)
  • Harold Davis, BA, RVT, VTS (ECC)
  • Jonathan Dear, DVM, DACVIM
  • Guillame Hoareau, DVM, DACVECC
  • Harmony Lindberg, BA, RVT, CVPM
  • Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anes), (CP-Exotics)
  • Tammy Owens, DVM, DACVN
  • Marika Pappagianis, BS, RVT, VTS (IM - Large Animal)
  • Cathy Piche, RVT
  • Tami Pierce, DVM
  • Bruno Pypendop, DVM, DACVA
  • Michele Santoro, BS, RVT
  • Liz Stelow, DVM
  • Sara Thomasy, DVM, DACVO
  • Polina Vishkautsan, DVM, DACVIM

As of July, 2013, all RVTs will be required to complete 20 hours of continuing education during the 2 years prior to renewing their licenses.  Courses completed at this seminar can be applied toward meeting this requirement.

Photo of sponor tables Sponsors at the 2013 Back to School Symposium