Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease (1073)
Veterinary Technology |  Infectious Disease
Saturday |  4:00 PM -  4:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||211




Margi Sirois EdD, MS, RVT, LAT
TVTS Educational Services

Margi Sirois is the Veterinary Technician Program Chair at Ashworth College and past-president of the Kansas Veterinary Technician Association. She received her Ed.D in instructional technology and distance education from Nova Southeastern University. She also holds an AAS degree in veterinary technology, and a BS and MS in Biology. She is certified as both a veterinary technician and laboratory animal technician and has over 25 years of experience as a veterinary technician educator in both traditional and distance education programs. Dr. Sirois is a frequent speaker at veterinary and veterinary technician education conferences and has numerous publications, including several textbooks for veterinary technicians. She also serves as co-chair of the proposed Academy of Veterinary Technician Specialists in Education.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 2


This session describes the cause, clinical presentation, and methods of diagnosis of canine infectious respiratory disease in dogs. Emphasis is placed on procedures for prevention, control, and client education.

Learning Objectives

1. Describe clinic signs of CIRD infection

2. Discuss treatment and control of CIRD

3. Develop client education tools for CIRD

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