Problem-free patients – How to Promote a Lifetime of Care

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Course Description

Pet owners and their pets benefit from active, ongoing veterinary care throughout a pet’s life as a continuum of care, rather than just a passive transaction-based process. The strategy for providing a lifetime of care depends on three main areas of engagement – prevention, early detection, and treatment with facilitated compliance – preventing problems consistently in practice; detecting problems earlier, preferably when they are still subclinical and when there are typically the most options for intervention, and; managing problems appropriately given their anticipated treatment course.

About Instructor

Lowell Ackerman, DVM, DACVD, MBA, MPA, CVA, MRCVS

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, 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 authored or co-authored several books (including Five- Minute Veterinary Practice Management Consult, Pet-Specific Care, The Genetic Connection, Problem Free Pets, Behavior 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

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