E-Learning Portal

E-Learning Portal

WELCOME TO OUR LEARNING PORTAL

While we will continue to offer CE’s live from our locations, we also wanted to provide you with an opportunity to learn at your pace and on your own device.

Here you can find professional development and personal development courses –  some RACE approved and some not RACE-approved.

Check back regularly for new courses.  

SAGE E-learning courses are done in partnership with Easygenerator.  To take a course, you must have a SAGE/Easygenerator account.  To sign up for a free an account, simply click on the link of the course you want to take and click Sign Up.  Please only use your SAGE email.  If you already have an account, click on the link of the course you want to take and log in.

COURSE LIST

To receive credit for RACE-approved courses, you must take and pass all of the quizzes as well as the final test.  To receive your approved CE certificate, please scroll down to the bottom of this page and complete the information.

 

Assessment of the Critically Ill Patient - 1 CE Credit

Kristin Freitas, BS, RVT, VTS(ECC)

  • Learn what goes into creating and executing a well-structured monitoring plan.
  • Gain knowledge of normal monitoring parameter.
  • Learn about abnormal values when monitoring critically ill patients. 
  • Explore actions you can take.

1 CE Credit 

 

Histories That Rock - 1 CE Credit

Kim Adams, BS, RVT

By the end of this course, you will be able to: 

  • Build trust and rapport with clients
  • Efficiently collect relevant patient history information
  • Condense the acquired information using approved medical terminology and abbreviations
  • Record patient history in the medical record in a concise and professional manner

1 CE Credit

Low Stress Handling Module 1: Interpreting Animal Behavior and Approaching Your Patient - 1 CE Credit

Kim Adams, BS, RVT

By the end of this course, you will be able to identify:

  • What low stress handling means
  • Signs of fear in our patients
  • The physiological effects of fear
  • How to correctly approach a patient
  • Habituation and counter-conditioning, and how to use them in a clinical application

1 CE Credit

 

Low Stress Handling Module 2: Environmental Awareness - 1 CE Credit

Kristin Freitas, BS, RVT, VTS(ECC)

  • Learn what goes into creating and executing a well-structured monitoring plan.
  • Gain knowledge of normal monitoring parameter.
  • Learn about abnormal values when monitoring critically ill patients. 
  • Explore actions you can take.

1 CE Credit

 

CPR in Accordance with RECOVER Guidelines - 1 CE credit for Doctors and Technicians

Kim Adams, RVT

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define what RECOVER means and why the guidelines are important
  • Identify the two main types of arrest
  • Understand how to deliver quality chest compressions based on patient species and size
  • Understand how to deliver quality respiratory support
  • Identify and use appropriate monitoring equipment during CPA

1 CE Credit

Safety Module 1: PPE and Infection Control

This course will review various examples of PPE and when to employ them throughout a hospital setting.

 

Safety Module 2: Zoonosis Safety

This course will cover zoonotic illnesses you may encounter while working in companion animal medicine.

Blood Product Transfusions in Dogs and Cats - 1 CE Credit

This course will review blood product transfusions in dogs and cats

1 CE Credit

 

Pharmacology Knowhow for the Veterinary Technician - 1 CE Credit

Kristin Freitas, BS, RVT, VTS(ECC)

By the end of this course, veterinary Technicians will understand pharmacology principles and be able to apply those principles to safely administer medications to patients. 

 

Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians: Medications that Act in the Nervous System - 1 CE Credit

Kristin Freitas, BS, RVT, VTS(ECC)

By the end of this course, Veterinary Technicians will understand how medications that act in the nervous system function and their potential side effects.

 

Triage: Prioritizing Patients - 1 CE Credit

Kim Adams, BS, RVT

Kristin Freitas, BS, RVT, VTS(ECC)

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define what triage means
  • Understand why triage is important
  • Prioritize patients based on symptoms at presentation using a 3 tier triage system

 

Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians: Medications that Treat the Cardiovascular system - 1 CE Credit for Technicians

Kristin Freitas, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC)

Veterinary Technicians will be able to identify drugs that work in the cardiovascular system and describe specific drug side effects.

 

Antimicrobial Stewardship and the Impact on Our Daily Practice -1 CE Credit for Doctors and Technicians

Catherine Rivara, DVM, MS, DACVIM

The goal of this course is to better understand the AVMA policy in regard to antibiotic stewardship, our roles as veterinarians, and the impact on One Health. We will discuss the core principles and how this affects our decisions in our daily practice.

Set-Up and Care of An Isolation Patient - 1 CE Credit for Technicians

Kim Adams, BS, RVT

This course will provide a review of illnesses including which diseases are known to be zoonotic, proper set up and maintenance of an isolation space for contagious patients, and how to care for patients with a variety of common contagious illnesses.

 

Getting to Know You: An Introduction to Endoscopy - 1 CE Credit for Technicians

Samantha Broman, RVT

his course covers the basics of endoscopy. It includes an introduction to the different types of scope and when they may be utilized. The course provides an overview of preparing the scopes for use in a procedure. It also highlights the importance of obtaining images during procedures.

 

Surgical Safety Checklists - 1 CE Credit for Doctors & Technicians

Sharon Ullman, DVM, DACVS

This course will ensure an understanding of why surgical safety checklists improve surgical outcomes and how specifically to employ the current SAGE surgical safety check list and surgical patient laterality and patient prep protocols

Going Beyond the Quick and Dirty Crossmatch- 1 CE Credit for Doctors and Technicians

Yvonne Brandenburg, BS, RVT, VTS (SAIM)This course covers the importance of performing blood typing and crossmatches prior to blood transfusions. The course reviews the pros and cons of manual crossmatches, crossmatch kits, slide crossmatch tests, and reviews how to perform these tests.

Anesthesia Bootcamp

 

Anesthesia Bootcamp Part 1: Machines and Monitors - 1 CE Credit for Doctors and Technicians

Kris Kruse-Elliott, DVM, Ph.D., DACVAAThis course is designed for small animal technicians and DVMs who are interested in improving their understanding of anesthesia machines and monitors. This will include appropriate circuit selection, machine setup and safety checks, ventilator setup and basics. Basic setup and use of multiparameter anesthesia monitoring equipment will be covered as it relates to use in small animal patients.

Anesthesia Bootcamp Part 2: Safety Checklists for Sage Anesthesia and Basic Troubleshooting - 1 CE Credit for Doctors and Technicians

Kris Kruse-Elliott, DVM, Ph.D., DACVAAThis course is designed for small animal technicians and DVMs who are interested in improving their understanding of anesthesia safety through applied use of safety checklists and basic troubleshooting of common peri-anesthetic problems. Information will include the why and how of peri-anesthetic and pre-surgical safety checklists with a goal to prevent peri-anesthetic problems. Included will be basics of normal monitoring and troubleshooting of common abnormalities seen during anesthesia with a logical approach to problem solving.

Anesthesia Bootcamp Part 3: Basic Pharmacology of Anesthesia Drugs and CRI Basics - 1 CE Credit for Doctors and Technicians

Kris Kruse-Elliott, DVM, Ph.D., DACVAAThis course is designed for small animal technicians and DVMs who are interested in improving their understanding of anesthesia drug pharmacology including common use scenarios, pros and cons of different drugs and anticipated contraindications and complications associated with anesthesia drugs. Commonly used pre-medications, induction and maintenance drugs and anesthesia support drug use will be discussed.

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