BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine - ECPv5.3.1.1//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine X-ORIGINAL-URL:https://vet.uga.edu X-WR-CALDESC:Events for University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:EDT DTSTART:20200308T070000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:EST DTSTART:20201101T060000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20200919T083000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20200919T163000 DTSTAMP:20210205T083326 CREATED:20200406T185421Z LAST-MODIFIED:20200914T145438Z UID:19282-1600504200-1600533000@vet.uga.edu SUMMARY:Potential Legal & Animal Cruelty Cases: Protect your Patients\, Protect your Practice DESCRIPTION:This course will be offered virtually and provide 7 hours of continuing education credit\, which includes 2 hours of LEAP. \nVeterinarians serve an important public health role in maintaining the health and well-being of both pet and production animals\, which can include cases of abuse\, negligence\, and purposeful injury. Animal abuse and endangerment occurs in all species\, and perpetrators that abuse animals are at high risk of endangering their immediate families and the public. The mental health and wellbeing of veterinarians and others is important\, and should be considered in these unfortunate situations. \nAfter completing this course\, veterinarians will have learned \n\nThe different types of animal abuse under Georgia Law\, and current GA laws on reporting suspected cases of animal abuse or cruelty\nUnderstand why veterinarians should report\, and their legal protections for reporting (immunity)\nKnow the most important measures you can take to help investigators of animal cruelty\nHow to  identify potential cases of animal endangerment and cruelty based on client behavior and patient physical exam\nHow to differentiate different types of injuries based on radiographs\nHow to collect and handle appropriate diagnostic samples critical not only to an accurate diagnosis but also suitable for legal purposes\nUnderstand issues related to mental wellness in veterinary professionals\, and learn resources to help them stay healthy\n\nRegistration is now closed. We are at capacity. If you would like to be added to the waitlist\, please email cheryls@uga.edu. \n  URL:https://vet.uga.edu/event/potential-legal-animal-cruelty-cases-protect-your-patients-protect-your-practice/ LOCATION:Virtual CATEGORIES:Alumni,Faculty,Veterinarians ORGANIZER;CN="Office%20of%20Continuing%20Education":MAILTO:cheryls@uga.edu END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR