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Providing a Lifetime of Great Veterinary Care

Venue:
London Vet Show
Excel London

Date:
Friday 15th November 2019

Time:
11.10-12.10

Suite:
Gallery Suite 17

Title:
Providing a Lifetime of Great Veterinary Care

Sponsored by:
Nationwide Laboratories

Speaker:
Lowell Ackerman DVM DACVD MBA MPA CVA MRCVS
Global Consultant, Author & Lecturer

Synopsis:
Despite the accessibility to large amounts of clinical information, it has never been more difficult for veterinary professionals and paraprofessionals to remain up-to-date, and to deliver the level of care to clients that is possible and expected. Changes are needed if veterinary practices are to continue to remain relevant to pet owners, given easy access to information from other channels.

Learning Outcomes:
*Set reasonable lifetime goals for the care of well pets
*Establish standards of care that can be embraced by the entire veterinary team
*Embrace consistency of care and its positive impact of patient care

Bio:
Dr. Ackerman received his veterinary degree from the Ontario Veterinary College (Canada), and board certification from the American College of Veterinary Dermatology. In addition to his veterinary credentials, Dr. Ackerman holds a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard University, a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, a Certificate in Veterinary Practice Administration from Purdue University, and he is a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) through the National Association of Certified Valuators and Analysts (NACVA). Currently, he is an independent consultant, author and lecturer, and Adjunct Professor at Tufts University Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine. Dr. Ackerman is on the Fear-Free Advisory Board, is a Fear-Free Certified Professional, is a founding member of the Global Veterinary Dermatology Education Group (GVDEG) and is on the Continuing Education Committee of the World Small Animal Veterinary Association. He has extensive experience within the profession, with prior involvement in industry, private practice, academia, writing, and lecturing. He has authored or co-authored several books (including Five-Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult, The Genetic Connection, Pet-Specific Care, Behaviour Problems of the Dog & Cat, and Atlas of Small Animal Dermatology), and has lectured extensively on a global basis, on topics in both medicine and management.