Technician Symposium

The fifteenth annual Technician Symposium is scheduled for Sunday, January 26, 2014 in the Agnes Varis Campus Center (building O on the campus map). Susan Bryant (CVT, VTS-Anesthesia), a Clinical Sciences Supervisor is the course director. This conference is 6 hours of Continuing Education credit.

Sunday Schedule

On Sunday, registrants will have two tracks of lectures to choose from:

Symposium Schedule—Anesthesia
Time Event Speaker
7:30am–8:00am Registration and Check-In
8:00am–8:50am What's New in Anesthesia Sandra Robbins (CVT, VTS-Anesthesia
9:00am–9:50am Anesthesia for the Septic Abdomen Ann Alartosky (CVT, VTS-Anesthesia)
9:50am–10:05am Break
10:05am–10:55am Airway: The "A" in the ABC's of Anesthesia Susan Bryant (CVT, VTS-Anesthesia)
11:05am–11:55am Peri-Anesthesia Emergencies Matthew Dann (CVT)
12:00am–1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm–1:50pm "He's Only Mostly Dead" - CPR in the Operating Room Cristin Kilpatrick (CVT)
2:00pm–2:50pm Anesthesia Monitoring Ginny Nystrom (CVT, VTS-Anesthesia)

Symposium Schedule—Emergency and Critical Care
Time Event Speaker
7:30am–8:00am Registration and Check-In
8:00am–8:50am The How and Why of Transfusions Kristen Barstow (CVT, VTS-ECC
9:00am–9:50am Video-Based Approach to Respiratory Distress Michelle Damon (CVT, VTS-ECC
9:50am–10:05am Break
10:05am–10:55am Useful Updates in Emergency Medicine: What's New That You Can Use Elizabeth Rozanski (DVM, DACVIM, DACVECC
11:05am–11:55am Initial Assessment of Trauma Alex Lynch (BVSc (Hons), MRCVS
12:00am–1:00pm Lunch
1:00pm–1:50pm Fractures and Wound Care: the Technician's Role Suzanne Jacoby (CVT)
2:00pm–2:50pm Fluid Therapy Cases: Panel Discussion Barstow, Damon, Jacoby, Lynch, Rozanski


  • Technician Symposium Sunday registration fee is $150, which includes lectures, continental breakfast, luncheon, and course notes on a CD. Sunday only registration before January 3, 2014 is only $125.

Both an online registration form and a PDF registration form are available.