On Demand: Canine Heartworm Disease: What’s New in Heartworm Prevention?

$25.00

1.5 hours CE │ Self-paced

Originally presented in December 2020, this video will review the fundamental concepts that guide decision-making when selecting, starting, or re-starting heartworm prevention, and learn how to identify potential cases of resistance to macrocyclic lactones.

Description

Originally presented in December 2020, this video will review the fundamental concepts that guide decision-making when selecting, starting, or re-starting heartworm prevention, and learn how to identify potential cases of resistance to macrocyclic lactones. Which preventives are best for which patients? What do you do when a dose is missed? What do we know about heartworm resistance to macrocyclic lactones? How you do Identify resistant heartworm cases? Viewers will learn the answers to each of these questions.

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:  80 minutes

To hear more on canine heartworms, or to brush up on feline heartworm disease, check out our other heartworm-based on-demand courses!

Inclusions:

  • Earn 1.5 hours RACE Approved CE
  • Learn at your own pace! Registration includes unlimited access to course videos for 12 months
  • Instant access to course videos 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: 20-918385


 

Meet The Speaker: Clarke Atkins, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology and Internal Medicine)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.