Let's Talk Heartworm: Strengthening the Tech to Pet Owner Conversation (5031)
Veterinary Technology |  Symposium
Saturday |  5:00 PM -  5:50 PM
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center||008



Sponsored by: Merial - Booth 417  


Rebecca Rose CVT
CATALYST Veterinary Practice Consultants

Rebecca has had an extensive and entrepreneurial career as a veterinary technician, as the president and founder of CATLYST Veterinary Practice Consultants, LLC. She has also worked in the field as a veterinary technician at a mixed animal practice, offered veterinary technician relief services throughout the state of Colorado, and was the first paid administrator of the Colorado Association of Certified Veterinary Technicians.<br>Having great success working in the field, Rebecca has been able to channel her experiences directly into education, teaching online courses, and facilitating local, state, national and international conventions. She has written for a number of training books and veterinary-related magazines and co-authored articles focused on career choices for vet techs.

Presentation Info

CE Credit(s): 1.00
CE Level: 1


Session 4 of 4: Merial Technician Symposia As technicians and assistants, you are in a unique position to connect with and teach clients about their pet’s health. This presentation will show you how to strengthen your heartworm conversations by grabbing and holding pet owners’ attention. These proven techniques will help you more effectively deliver heartworm disease knowledge at the pet owner level, and motivate your clients to use what they’ve learned after they leave your clinic.

Learning Objectives

1. Feel confident in your heartworm disease knowledge and learn how to share it with pet owners.

2. Use the ABCD method of teaching to help pet owners remember and apply what they've learned.