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 926675.


Content Presenter

Cade Wilson, DVM


Course Focus and Learning Objectives

VetCE on Demand: Canine Otitis Externa- Proper Work Up for This "Ear-Y" Occurrence utilizes the archive of a live presentation under the same name.

This course will discuss the proper evaluation of Canine Otitis Externa cases from the examination, slide preparations, and microscopic observations for proper diagnosis followed by common treatments for both short-term and long-term conditions.

Learning Objectives:

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

  • discuss how to correctly prepare a slide for an Otitis Externa case
  • compare and contrast acute vs. chronic issues and the progress to chronic
  • outline how to determine appropriate treatment selection based on the individual case


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:

...It was helpful to see the ear cytology slides and hear how Dr. Wilson treats the findings.

...Always good to hear how other veterinarians approach a treatment plan on a problem that we see on a regular basis. There is always room for improvement.

...I really liked that there were slide examples of ear cytologies to look at and discuss the components. The speaker was very easy to engage with and stay on track.

...I liked the very practical approach. The suggestions made were easily attainable by the average veterinary practitioner.


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.