mandatory continuing education day for veterinarians

Join Us for this Virtual Event Thursday, September 24, 2020

Registration is now closed.

Are you still looking for your mandatory continuing education credits and opioid training for your Michigan Controlled Substance license? Join MVMA on Sept. 24th for 6 hours of Board of Veterinary Medicine approved CE to help you obtain all the credits needed in just one day.

Meet the Speakers

7:50 am Greetings/Intro with John Tramontana, CAE, MVMA CEO
8:00 am

Veterinary Law
This session fulfills the 1-hour requirement veterinarians must obtain for license renewal.
Andrew J. Gordon
Associate, White Schneider

    9:10 am

    Medical Records
    This session fulfills the 1-hour requirement veterinarians must obtain for license renewal.
    Andrew J. Gordon
    Associate, White Schneider

    10:20 am



    Opioids and Other Controlled Substance Awareness – Part 1: The Veterinarian's Role

    Sarah L. Babcock, DVM, JD
    President, Animal & Veterinary Legal Services, PLLC

    11:20 am

    Lunch


    1:00 pm

    Bring Your Questions! Panel Discussion with the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs and the Michigan Automated Prescription System
    Amber A. Daniels, Department Analyst, Michigan Automated Prescription System, Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, and Haley Winans, MAPS Specialist

    2:10 pm

    Keeping Controlled Drugs Under Control
    Diversion Program Manager, Kathy Federico, Drug Enforcement Administration

    3:20 pm


    4:30 pm

    Opioids and Other Controlled Substance Awareness – Part 2: How to Implement Best Practices for Compliance
    Sarah L. Babcock, DVM, JD, President, Animal & Veterinary Legal Services, PLLC

    Wrap Up and Final Questions        


    Meet the Speakers

    Sarah L. Babcock, DVM, JD
    President, Animal & Veterinary Legal Services, PLLC

    Dr. Sarah Babcock provides continuing education and online training opportunities at animalandveterinarylaw.com/courses to help her colleagues fulfill their lifelong obligation to the continual improvement of professional knowledge and competence, as well as satisfy state licensing requirements. For almost 10 years, she served as the Principal Senior Science Policy Advisor to the Chief Medical Officer at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In this role, she led global health security activities to strengthen health preparedness and responsiveness, including focusing on public health law and disaster planning for disease outbreaks of global public health significance and specifically zoonoses. Currently, Dr. Babcock is a part-time small animal veterinarian, One Health adjunct faculty at the Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine, and a peer-reviewer for a veterinary medical board. She is a 2004 graduate of the Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine and College of Law, with a Concentration in Health Care Law.


    Andrew J. Gordon
    Associate, White Schneider

    At White Schneider, Andy focuses his practice on labor and employment, business and corporate, veterinary law, and estate planning matters. He previously maintained a private practice in Iowa, achieving many favorable outcomes for his clients in these same areas as well as family law and divorce, debt collection, education law and students’ rights, and administrative civil rights issues.


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