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

 

COVID-19

This course covers:

  • COVID-19 basics including genesis, transmission, symptoms, and how to protect yourself.
  • SAGE policies and guidelines including caring for sick pets with COVID-19 positive family members, frequently asked questions, screening questions and other processes.
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

ON DEMAND SESSIONS FROM THE 2020 SAGE VIRTUAL SYMPOSIUM

Each worth 1 CE Credit

Technician Courses 

Following six courses are RACE approved for Veterinary Techs only.

Where Did That Tube Go? Part I

Kristin Freitas, RVT, VTS (ECC)

Techniques for placement and maintenance of more commonly used tubes.

Tech Track

Where Did That Tube Go Part II

Nicole Dickerson, RVT, VTS (ECC)

Techniques for placement and confirmation of tube placement for technicians

Tech Track

 

Too Much of a Good Thing: Medical Overdoses

Nicole Dickerson, RVT, VTS (ECC)

Tech Track

Too Much or Too Little of the Big 3: Part I

Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT, VTS (SAIM)

Adrenals, Thyroid and Pancreas

Tech Track

Too Much or Too Little of the Big 3: Part II

Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT, VTS (SAIM)

Adrenals, Thyroid and Pancreas 

Tech Track

 

Let's Talk TIVA

Judy Kpa, RVT

Total Intravenous Anesthesia

Tech Track

Clinical, Doctor, & Management Courses 

 

Updated VBM Guidelines for Cannabis, Toxicities, & Potential Beneficial Uses

Micki McCabe, DVM, DACVIM, CVA

Clinical Track

Osteosarcoma: A Clinical Overview

Jason Kidd, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)

Clinical Track

 

Sleep Well

Odette O, BSc, DVM, DACVAA

Recognizing Risks & Preparing the Patient for a Successful Sedation/Anesthetic Event

Doctor Track

Ocular Manifestations of Systemic Disease

Albert Mughannam, DVM, DACVO

Doctor Track

 

Diet Related Myocardial Failure

Andrew Waxman, DVM, DACVIM (Cardiology)

Doctor Track

 

Rockstar Resilience Skills for the Veterinary Professional

Josh Vaisman, CCFP, MAPPCP

 

Marijuana Toxicity

Terence Krentz, DVM, DACVECC

Doctor Track

 

Marketing 101

Susan Schramm, BA

Grow your Practice! 

Management Track

Working Collaboratively for Best Patient Outcomes

Julie Smith, DVM, DACVS, CCRT, MBA

Management Track

Rewarding Hospital Superheroes

Summer Burke-Irmiter, MBA

Through A Quarterly Merit Review System 

Management Track

Blood Pressure & Vasopressors

Beth Lieblick, MS, DVM

Clinical Track

RACE approved for Doctors and Technicians

Stabilization of the Critical Patient

Kim Oparil, DVM, DACVECC

Doctor Track

RACE approved for Doctors and Technicians

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NEW EMPLOYEE BENEFITS OVERVIEW 

SAGE Self-Service PortalNeed to make an appointment, request medical records, leave a message for your medical team, or complete a RX refill request?

Your requests and inquiries will then be sent to our client service team who will be in touch with you within 24-72 hours, depending on the request. Our SAGE Self-Service Portal helps reduce high call volumes, hold times, and provides our pet parents the added convenience of digital capabilities to get in touch with us versus calling in.

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