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									About the Instructors                          Don’t miss this unique                     Certified
            Jennifer Garretson, D.V.M.,        opportunity!
            director of the Veterinary
            Technology Program at              This is your chance to learn from
            McLennan Community
            College (returning from last
                                               experts about the essential curriculum
                                               for a Veterinary Assistant Program in
            year’s workshop) and more
            than seven years of experience
                                               your high school.                          Educational
            as a veterinarian                                                             Workshops
                                               You’ll earn CEUs and gain valuable
            Sue Allen, R.V.T., instructor      knowledge that you can pass on to your
            in the Veterinary Technology       students.
            Program at McLennan Com-
            munity College (returning from                                                Levels I and II
            last year’s workshop) and more
            than 25 years of experience as a                                              June 2008
            veterinary technician

            Christi Palmer, R.V.T.,
            veterinary technician at Hewitt
            Veterinary Hospital for more
                                               If you have no previous training in
            than two years and a graduate      veterinary assisting, sign up for the
            of McLennan Community Col-         introductory Level I workshop.             Get hands-on training
            lege’s vet tech program                                                       from experts on how
                                               For those who have completed a Level I     to teach a Veterinary
                                               or equivalent program, take the Level II   Assistant Program
            Teresa Shisk-Saling, R.V.T.,                                                  in your high school.
            (guest presenter in Level I        workshop for more in-depth training.
            workshop) employee at the
            small animal clinic at Texas
            A&M, director of the Reptile
            Hospice and Sanctuary of
            Texas, and has more than 30
            years of experience in
                                                        McLennan Community College
            veterinary medicine
                                                        Continuing Education Division
                                                              4601 N. 19th St.
                                                                                          Waco, Texas
                                                             Waco, Texas 76708  
Certified Veterinary Assistant                            What You’ll Learn                                      Registration
Educational Workshops                                    At these workshops, you’ll learn from highly           Registration deadline is Friday, May 23, 2008.
Want to learn how to teach a Veterinary Assistant        qualified professionals who will provide valuable       Classes will be taught in the McLennan Com-
Program? Here’s your chance.                             insight that will be essential in properly preparing   munity College Veterinary Technology Building
                                                         your students to be veterinary assistants.             at Highlander Ranch in Waco, Texas.
McLennan Community College in Waco is offer-
ing two educational workshops that will give you         You’ll benefit from firsthand experiences and            To register, call the McLennan Community
hands-on training to learn exactly what you need         one-on-one training that can’t be replicated by        College Continuing Education Office at
to teach your students to become Certified Veteri-        online or book instruction.                            254-299-8888.
nary Assistants. These workshops also provide an
opportunity to earn CEUs in this area of study.                                                                 Space is limited, so be sure to register early.

Workshop Information                                                                                            Hotel Accommodations
Certified Veterinary Assistant                                                                                   A block of rooms is reserved for workshop par-
Level I Educational Workshop                                                                                    ticipants at the Clarion Hotel on Fourth Street
June 16-18, 2008 (Monday to Wednesday)                                                                          in Waco. Rooms are $99.95 per night, double
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.                                      This is your chance to receive practical experi-       occupancy.
   Among the topics:                                     ence in a professional setting by experts in the
      Basic medical terminology                          veterinary field.                                       To reserve rooms at this rate, contact the Clarion
      Getting a medical history                                                                                 at 254-757-2000 and mention the McLennan
      Safety protocols                                   After completing these workshops, you’ll have          Community College Veterinary Assistant
                                                         the knowledge to incorporate and improve a             Workshops.
Certified Veterinary Assistant                            Veterinary Assistant Program into your high
Level II Educational Workshop*                           school.                                                Learn More
June 19-21, 2008 (Thursday to Saturday)
                                                                                                                To find out more about the workshop content,
8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (only until noon on June 21)
*Must have completed Level I Workshop or an equivalent   Cost                                                   instructors, special needs assistance and visitor
program to enroll                                        Cost is $199 per workshop and includes instruc-        information, go to or
   Among the topics:                                     tion, supplies, handouts, CEU certificate, conti-       contact Jennifer Garretson at 254-299-8750 or
      Veterinary exam procedures                         nental breakfast, lunch and refreshments for each      Sue Allen at 254-299-8742.
      Medical imaging
                                                         day of the workshop. (Only breakfast will be
      Surgical preparation and assisting
                                                         served on Saturday, June 21.)
      Client relations

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