Veterinary Technician Symposium

September 30 - October 2, 2019
CE Hours: 24 | 112 Seats Remaining

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About This Course

The event is a unique opportunity for Veterinary Technicians to increase knowledge and sharpen skills in Nutrition, Dentistry and Imaging over three days. Offered at the world-famous Oquendo Center in Las Vegas, NV, expert instructors – using today’s most innovative instructional approaches and technology – present skill-based training in critical practice areas.

Learning Objectives

  1. Experience hands-on exercises that translate immediately to new skills
  2. Master and practice techniques in the superbly equipped Oquendo Center
  3. Interact with a like-minded group of technicians who are serious about their careers
  4. Enhance proficiency to improve patient care
  5. Have FUN in the Entertainment Capital of the World

Details

  • Date(s): September 30 - October 2, 2019
  • Venue: Oquendo Center | Las Vegas, NV
  • Category: Imaging, Dentistry & Nutrition
  • Enrollment Capacity: 120
  • CE Hours: 24

Course Cost

$375

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Take a moment to browse through all of the fun
we've had during previous Veterinary Technician Symposia!

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Kara Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition)
NAVTA

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Ed Carlson, CVT, VTS (Nutrition)
IVG Hospitals

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Benita Altier, LVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Washington State Association of Veterinary Technicians 

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Candice Hoerner, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Big Sky Veterinary Dentistry Education, LLC

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Oquendo Center...

Where Cutting-Edge Technology Meets State-of-the-Art Education

All the tools you need to succeed, all in one extraordinary learning environment. Oquendo Center is devoted to practical, clinical and knowledge based learning. Distinctively designed for medical professionals to share, collaborate, teach and learn, this cutting-edge center is fully equipped with the most advanced equipment for hands-on training. A sought-out destination for forward thinking education and innovation, Oquendo Center is a premier environment for professional learning, optimized to advance the field of medicine.

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MEALS

Monday, September 30
Registration: 7:30a
Breakfast: 7:30a
Lunch: 12:00p

Welcome Reception: 5:30p - Will include hors d’oeuvres & one drink per person

Tuesday, October 1
Breakfast: 7:30a
Lunch: 12:00p
Dinner to Go: 5:30p

Wednesday, October 2
Breakfast: 7:30a
Lunch: 12:00p
Wraps to Go: 5:30p

TRANSPORTATION

Monday, September 30
7:00a –From Tropicana Las Vegas to Oquendo Center

6:30p – From Oquendo Center to Tropicana Las Vegas

Tuesday, October 1
7:00a – From Tropicana Las Vegas to Oquendo Center

5:30p – From Oquendo Center to Tropicana Las Vegas

Wednesday, October 2
7:00a – From Tropicana Las Vegas to Oquendo Center

5:30p – Transportation from Oquendo Center to McCarran International Airport and Tropicana Las Vegas

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PACKING TIPS

  1. WVC scrubs are available upon your arrival if needed.
  2. Closed-toe shoes are required during labs.
  3. A light sweater for indoor areas.
  4. Plenty of sunscreen.
  5. Electronic charging device to power up.
  6. Valid ID - We highly recommend you carry your ID at all times in Las Vegas.

HOTEL

Tropicana Las Vegas
3801 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89109

Booking link:
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Rate: $75/night + $10 resort fee + 13.38% tax

Resort fees to include

  • High-speed wireless internet access in your guest room
  • (2) Two bottles of Tropicana Water
  • Unlimited fitness center access
  • Access to their award-winning resort pool
  • 2-for-1 Show tickets to Laugh Factory (Sun – Thurs)
  • 2-for-1 Cocktails at Oakville Steakhouse from 5:00p – 8:00p
  • Local Calls
  • 800 calls
  • Printing of boarding pass

Check-in – 3:00p
Check-out – 11:00a

  • A charge of $25 will be added for each guest over the double occupancy with a maximum of four guests per room
  • The group rate will be honored until September 4
  • Early departure fee - $50

Transportation will only be provided from the Tropicana.

Have a Question? 

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Send an email to info@wvc.org or call 866.800.7326.

Participant Reviews

“Excellent Course. I feel capable of doing all of these procedures following the instruction given. Great materials to take home for refresher, as well. Thank you.”
Oral and Maxillofacial Participant

“There was a lot of attention to detail. We had excellent lectures balanced with hands on lab. Everything we needed was available in  abundance. The assistants and instructor were most helpful.”
Edward McGuiness