On Demand: Canine Heartworm Disease: Practical Basics Everyone Needs to Know
1.5 hours CE │ Self-paced Originally presented in December 2020, this video will provide a refresher on the fundamental concepts of heartworm disease – vital information that everyone should know! We’ll review key components of the heartworm life cycle and biology, and discuss how those components guide the basic principles of prevention and treatment.
Originally presented in December 2020, this video will provide a refresher on the fundamental concepts of heartworm disease – vital information that everyone should know! We’ll review key components of the heartworm life cycle and biology, and discuss how those components guide the basic principles of prevention and treatment.
Register today and view at your own pace! Upon viewing this recording and passing the quiz with a score of 70% or better, you’ll earn 1.5 hours of RACE Approved CE.
Estimated time to complete: 75 minutes
To hear more on canine heartworms, or to brush up on feline heartworm disease, check out our other heartworm-based on-demand courses!
- Earn 1.5 hours RACE Approved CE
- Learn at your own pace! Registration includes unlimited access to course video for 12 months
- Comprehensive text summary notes.
- Instant access to course video and notes immediately following registration
- Instant delivery of your CE Certificate, upon successful completion of the entire course and passing quiz score (70% or better)
- Plus, after course completion, access your CE Certificate anytime from your Account Dashboard! Never lose a CE Certificate again.
*This course is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 1.5 CE Credits, with a maximum of 1.5 CE Credits being available to any individual veterinarian or veterinary technician.
These RACE approvals are for the subject matter categories of: medical program, using the delivery method of anytime/on-demand. These approvals are valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board’s CE requirements. RACE course numbers: 20-858849
Meet The Speaker: Clarke Atkins, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology and Internal Medicine)
Clarke Atkins, DVM, the Jane Lewis Seaks Distinguished Professor of Companion Animal Medicine (Emeritus) at North Carolina State University and Norden Outstanding Teacher Award recipient, is board-certified by the ACVIM (Medicine & Cardiology). He has served on 4 ACVIM or international Consensus Committees on systemic hypertension, canine mitral valve disease (2009, 2017), and cardiorenal syndrome, as well as receiving the Honorary Member Award from the American Heartworm Society in 2019.
His research involves canine and feline heartworm disease and treatment of cardiovascular disease in dogs, cats, and horses. He has over 150 publications and has provided well over 1000 hours of continuing education in the U.S. and many countries around the world. Dr. Atkins continues to be active speaking and carrying out clinically-oriented research in retirement.