Continuing Education Credits

Course meets the requirements for 1 RACE hours of continuing education credit for veterinary technicians and veterinarians in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB's RACE approval. However, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery.

RACE Subject Category: Medical; Delivery Method: Non-interactive Distance; Program Number 921128.


Content Presenter

Rachel Venable, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)


Course Focus and Learning Objectives

VetCE on Demand: : The Future is Here Ready or Not - Genetic Testing Leading to Precision Treatments and Telemedicine utilizes the archive of a live presentation under the same name.

Technology is forever changing and advancing, and this is also true in veterinary medicine. Oncology is constantly changing, and it is impossible to keep up with it plus all the other sides of veterinary medicine. This course discusses new technologies recently available in veterinary medicine which can help aid the clinician in diagnosis, prognosis, therapy options, and communication options with clients and specialists.

At the end of the course participants should be able to:

  • list the new tests and treatments available in oncology and discuss new technologies evaluating genetic mutations and specific therapies
  • explain what telehealth is and outline the uses of telehealth
  • discuss how to do telehealth in the clinic along with teleconsulting


Open Enrollment with Immediate Access and Individual Scheduling

This is an open enrollment course. Participants may enroll at any time. Upon submission of enrollment the participant is immediately added to the course. The course welcome email provides login and other important information.

This is an asynchronous course, meaning it does not contain real time components. Participants do not need to be logged into the course at specific times to attend lectures or view presentations. Participants do not need to complete the course in one sitting.

Completion Deadline:

Participants have 60 days from date of enrollment to view the presentation, as often as desired, as well as submit the two completion requirements outlined below. If after 60 days the completion requirements have not been submitted, the participant will be graded out of the course as incomplete.


Participant Feedback

When asked what aspects of the course liked best some responses were:

...Great presentation on the new technologies that are out there. Presented very well.

...lots of information regarding cancer diagnosis and treatments that I was not aware of, or minimally aware of. Good examples of how to use these as well as how to incorporate telemedicine.

...Dr. Venable is amazing! This course was great. As a technician, it was nice to learn more about the testing options that are out there to off to clients, and to help back the doctors up on those cases where we offer to do extensive diagnostics to look for cancer in pets.


Completion Requirements

The completion requirements for this course are:

  • complete the quiz with a score of 80% or better - multiple attempts are permitted
  • submit the course survey

Upon submission of the final completion requirement, the participant will automatically be marked as completed and the course completion email will be sent out. The participant will have immediate access to the certificate.


Course Fee

Price: $25.00 USD

Practices may enroll individual team members. To learn how to assign a specific team member to a course, please visit the Assigning Students page.

Please use this link to view the Withdrawal Policy for this course.