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Oncology: Cancer In Small Animals Part Two

Oncology: Cancer In Small Animals Part Two

Oncology: Cancer In Small Animals Part Two

Kim Albin, LVT, VTS (Oncology)
Kim Albin, LVT, VTS (Oncology)
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Launch date: 03 Sep 2015
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Last updated: 19 May 2017

Reference: 160618

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This course is only available to trainees days after purchase. It would need to be repurchased by the trainee if not completed in the allotted time period. This course is no longer available. You will need to repurchase if you wish to take the course again.

Description

Cancer can occur in a number of different locations and organ systems. It is important for veterinary technicians to have a strong grasp of the factors involved across all types of cancers. Understanding these factors is critical to the delivery of quality oncology services.

Oncology: Cancer in Small Animals Part Two is an advanced level course that focuses on specific types of cancers. Information on the types covered in this course is available in the course content section below.

This is the 3rd of 3 Oncology courses that use the same textbook. The other two courses are Oncology: An Overview of Cancer in Small Animals and Oncology: Cancer in Small Animals Part One.

Objectives

On completion of this course the learner will be able to:
1. Review the cell, cell cycles and proteins needed for cell function
2. Classify tumors of the skin and subcutaneous tissue
3. Identify melanoma tumors, stage them, and implement a treatment protocol
4. Compare and contrast canine and feline mast cell tumors
5. Diagnose soft tissue sarcomas in canine and felines
6. Evaluate various cancers of the gastrointestinal tract, incident rates, treatment options and develop a prognosis
7. Compare and contrast cancers of the respiratory tract, identify treatment options and develop a prognosis
8. Compare and contrast tumors of the skeletal system, incident rates, and treatment protocols.
9. Compare and contrast tumors of the endocrine system for canine and feline patients, determine a prognosis and develop a treatment protocol
10. Define cellular growth and proliferation of malignancy
Kim Albin, LVT, VTS (Oncology)

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Kim Albin, LVT, VTS (Oncology)
on behalf of VetMedTeam

After gaining a strong foundation as a Licensed Technician, Kim became a VTS (oncology). She has worked with the Oncology Unit at Michigan State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital 6 years, focusing on animal and handler safety. She has published several articles in Veterinary Technician magazine, the Canadian Veterinary Technician magazine, and is currently working on a Chemotherapy Safety Book.

Kim is Past President of the Veterinary Technician Cancer Society and is the Safety Coordinator for many Veterinary Oncology clinics.

In her spare time, Kim is a mother, wife, and a sponsored amateur triathlete on the Lansing Triathlon Team, as well as a fitness instructor at the YMCA.

Current Accreditations

This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • AAVSB-Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE)
  • 0.25 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
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    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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