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 1076038


Content Presenter

Allyne Moon, RVT, CCFP


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.


Course Focus and Learning Objectives

VetCE on Demand: Managing Dermatology Cases in a Shelter Enviornment utilizes the archive of a live presentation under the same name.

This course examines some common dermatological conditions encountered in the shelter environment and their treatments. It also discusses how to handle public perception and how to properly house contagious and non-contagious conditions.

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

  • identify common skin conditions encountered in a shelter environment
  • discuss the diagnosis and treatment of these conditions
  • outline intake procedures to reduce skin conditions
  • discuss housing considerations in order to prevent or help resolve skin conditions
  • outline cleaning procedures to prevent skin conditions and spread of contiguous disease
  • discuss how to deal with the public perception of skin conditions


Participant Feedback

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

...Found the cleaning section regarding high pressure hoses helpful.

...Info on non-traditional pets

...I really enjoyed this course. It was a good review of some information and I enjoyed new tips on shelter specific aspects


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.

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