Welcome to ASEC Symposium

Sunday, Sept 30, 2018




6 Hours of RACE-certified CE for veterinarians.


6 Hours of RACE-certified CE for technicians.

Client Service

Relevant training topics for managers and other lay staff

Veterinarian Track

Speakers and Topics


Dealing with the Difficult Diabetic  

Todd Cohen, DVM, DACVIM, Internal Medicine

Orthopedics for the General Practitioner
Raviv Balfour, DVM, DACVS 

Radiographic and Ultrasonographic Interpretation: Is This Normal or Abnormal?
Jean Reichle, DVM, DACVR 

Intravenous Lipid Emulsion: Applications in Toxicology Nicole Spurlock, DVM, DACVECC 

Opthalmic Medications: What’s On My Pharmacy Shelf
Brian Marchione, DVM, DACVO 

Updates on the Pathophysiology and Treatment of Pemphigus Foliaceus Alexander Werner, VMD, DACVD 

Technician Track

Speakers and Topics


"Pain management of the Critical Patient: The Fifth Vital Sign"

"Managing the Heatstroke Patient" 

"My Heart!: Emergency CHF Management"

by David Liss  MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), CVPM

"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner: Nutrition for Hospitalized Patients"

"Advanced Anesthesia: Ventilators and CRIs"

"The Art of Nursing"

by Megan Brashear   BS, CVT, VTS (ECC)

Client Service Track

Topics & Speakers


"Triage Right the First Time, Every Time"

"The Front Desk is Not the Supreme Court"

"What Princess Elsa Has Taught Me About Veterinary Medicine"

by Megan Brashear  BS, CVT, VTS (ECC)

"Self Care 2.0"

"Deception of Death and the Power of Presence" 

by Rob Best CVPM

Registration SOLD OUT

Event Location: Sheraton Gateway LAX 6101 W. Century Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045

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A group discount of $10 per person is available for groups of 5+.  Contact Lindsey Olmos at Lindsey.Olmos@vca.com to register a group.

Registration Fee $99 before July 1, 2018 and

$109 after July 1, 2018

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