Hookworms and Roundworms: A Look INSIDE & How to Get the Message OUT (5020)
Veterinary Technology |  Symposium
Saturday |  2:00 PM -  2:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||008



Sponsored by: Merial - Booth 417  


Kara Burns MS, LVT, MEd, VTS (Nutrition)
PetED Veterinary Continuing Education

Kara started her career in human medicine, working as an emergency psychologist in the Maine Medical Center emergency department. She then shifted her career, working at a small, private animal health practice. Since then, Kara began to aggressively pursue her passion points in animal health, founding and serving as president of the Academy of Veterinary Nutrition Technicians, the tenth recognized specialty for vet techs.<br>As a teacher and skilled communicator – Kara teaches nutrition courses around the world on the VIN/Veterinary Support Personnel Network, VetMedTeam and acts as NAVTA Journal editor in chief.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


Session 1 of 4: Merial Technican Symposia Intestinal parasites are a hidden problem in dogs, which can make prevention a challenging topic for veterinary professionals to discuss with owners. This presentation will provide veterinary technicians with clinically relevant information and communication techniques about hookworms, and why prevention is important for the health of the dog as well as th

Learning Objectives

1. To educate veterinary professionals on the fundamentals of hookworms and roundworms.

2. To emphasize the importance of internal parasite prevention.

3. To highlight key information about hookworms and roundworms that dog owners should know and to provide tools and techniques for having these in-clinic conversations with dog owners.