WOMEN'S VETERINARY SUMMIT

NOW PRESENTED AT ANNUAL CONFERENCE
February 17, 2019
CE Hours: 7 | Seats Available: 100
Instructors: Drs. Doug Aspros, Marie Holowaychuk
Moderator: Dr. Jen Brandt

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About This Course

After three successful years of hosting the Women's Veterinary Summit at the Oquendo Center, this event comes to the Annual Conference as a bonding, relaxing, and educational experience presented at the world-class Four Seasons Hotel. Join us this year as we focus on wellbeing -- the benefits of boundary sitting, the impact of perfectionism, and how institutional factors can influence individual and team wellbeing. 

Details

  • Date(s): February 17, 2019
  • Venue: Four Seasons, Ballroom 1&2| Las Vegas, NV
  • Category: Wellbeing
  • Enrollment Capacity: 100
  • CE Hours: 7

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify important dimensions of wellbeing
  2. Discover boundary setting techniques
  3. How to utilize self-reflection
  4. Identify types of perfectionism and how to address this trait
  5. Discuss and model the traits of a wellness ambassador within your practice
  6. Recognize institutional factors that impact wellbeing within your workplace and profession
  7. Ascertain methods to improve/expand institutional factors

Who Should Attend

This course is designed for both men and women Veterinarians, Veterinary Technicians, and Practice Managers.

Course Cost

$200
(Must register for the Annual Conference to attend this pre-conference event.)

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Instructor ...

Douglas Aspros, DVM
Inclusion Advocate

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Marie Holowaychuk, DVM, DACVECC
Small Animal Emergency and Critical Care Specialist

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Event Moderator ...

Jen Brandt, PhD
American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA)

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Sponsor

A special thank you to our course partner. 
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Sponsor

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Wellbeing is a “community” effort

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Topics ...

Self-Care Means Setting Boundaries and Saying No (60-90 min)

  • Lecture on the importance of healthy boundaries and saying no
  • Self-reflection re: boundaries and saying no
  • Opportunity for pair-and-share

It’s Called Veterinary Practice, Not Perfection! (60-90 min)

  • Lecture on types of perfectionism
  • Self-assessment (Multidimensional Perfectionism Scale)
  • Discussion of ways to overcome perfectionism
  • Opportunity for pair-and-share 

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Practical Tools for Workplace Wellbeing (60-90 min)

  • Lecture on workplace wellbeing (individual and organizational factors)
  • Discussion on “how to be a wellness ambassador for your practice”
  • Group brainstorm re: ways to integrate wellbeing into the veterinary workplace

Systemic Wellbeing

  • In the past, we have focused on the individual’s role in their wellbeing, but there are factors impacting this in their environment. 
  • Systemic wellbeing involves the TEAM, PRACTICE, and ORGANIZATION
  • Each plays a role/are involved
  • How are support and inclusion involved in wellbeing and how can these be altered to improve the environment

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Morning Sessions

9:30a

Participant check-in (conference badge and bag provided)

10:00a

Welcome Dr. Tony Pease

10:10a

Moderator welcome and participant expectations shared - Dr. Jen Brandt

10:30a

Wellbeing Means Setting Boundaries & Saying No with Marie Holowaychuk

Break

Lunch

Afternoon Sessions

12:45p

Moderator Reflection/Table share - Dr. Jen Brandt

1:00p

It’s Called Veterinary Practice, Not Perfection! with Marie Holowaychuk

Break

Afternoon Break

2:45p

Practical Tools for Workplace Wellbeing with Maria Holowaychuk

3:45p

It Takes a Team with Douglas Aspros

4:45p

Moderator Wrap-up - Dr. Jen Brandt

5:00p

Social Mixer

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