Financial Horror Stories (1235)
Practice Management |  Finance
Saturday |  3:00 PM -  3:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||214A



Karen Felsted DVM, MS, CPA, CVPM, CVA
PantheraT Veterinary Management Consulting

Dr. Felsted is a CPA as well as a veterinarian and has spent the last 15 years working as a financial and operational consultant to veterinary practices and the animal health industry. She also spent three years with the National Commission on Veterinary Economic Issues as CEO. She has written an extensive number of articles for a wide range of veterinary publications and speaks regularly at national and international veterinary meetings. She is the past treasurer of VetPartners, a member of the Veterinary Economics' Editorial Advisory Board, a past member of the CVPM board of directors and the past treasurer of the CATalyst Council. In 2011, she was awarded the Western Veterinary Conference Practice Management Continuing Educator of the Year and in 2014, the VetPartners Distinguished Life Member Award.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


Practices have been told a thousand times to take care of their financial health--create a budget, set up internal controls, calculate your profitability, etc. But often times, its not really clear why to do this and what's the risk of not doing it. These case studies based on real veterinary practice experiences will be used to illustrate the importance of focusing on financial systems.

Learning Objectives

1. Describe key financial systems and controls each practice should have

2. Learn about the real life consequences of poor financial managaement

3. Identify financial management resources available to practices

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