2021 SCAV Virtual Academy

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9:30-10:30 am (1 CE) First Presentation: Living a Values-Based Life: The Myth of Work-Life Balance, presented by Bridget Heilsberg, DVM, and Makenzie Peterson, MSc

Learning Objectives – 

  1. Discuss the types of workplace motivations and values
  2. Identify your top core values
  3. Determine how this relates to compassion fatigue and burnout
  4. Finding organizational values that fit our values

10:45-12:45 am (2 CEs) Second Presentation: Keeping a Practice Healthy During Uncertain Times, presented by Jeff Sanford, MBA, PhD, ABD Special Thanks to Zoetis for Sponsoring this Session!

Learning Objectives –

  1. Assess the competition and utilize SWOT
  2. Minimize Chewy and others from atrophying revenues and attitudes
  3. Use practice metrics to study practice behaviors
  4. Study barriers and detractor for patient and client care
  5. Recognize how to adjust expectations to practice performance
  6. Identify the leadership and practice cultures that can grow or sabotage a practice
  7. Define ideal care and implement a plan that builds practice “memory”


1:30-2:30 PM (1.5 CE) Third Presentation: COVID-19 Vaccination: What Employers and Employees Need to Know presented by Perry MacLennan, Esq. 

Learning Objectives - 

  1. Learn if veterinary clinics can require employees to take the COVID-19 vaccine.
  2. Identify potential exemptions to this mandate
  3. Review legal ramifications that may exist for employers/employees


Employment Law Trends: What to Expect on Federal and State Levels, presented by Perry MacLennan, Esq.

Learning Objectives - 

  1. Learn the Biden Administration Plans for Workplace Law and Labor Relations
  2. An update on South Carolina state employment laws
  3. Best practices for avoiding employment liability


2:45-3:45 PM (1 CE) Fifth Presentation: Communication and Mentorship Across Generations, presented by Bridget Heilsberg, DVM and Tannetje Croker, DVM

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