Train the Trainer: Laboratory Diagnostics for LVT Program Faculty

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Train the Trainer: Laboratory Diagnostics for LVT Program Faculty


To effectively diagnose animal diseases, diagnosticians need good quality samples and good test results. This responsibility most often falls to veterinary technicians. Train the Trainer: Laboratory Diagnostics for LVT faculty has been especially designed to help faculty members who prepare future generations for a career as veterinary technicians.

Presented by the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Animal Health Diagnostic Center, the day-long program taught veterinary technicians effective techniques and protocols for diagnostic sampling.

Seminar Highlights

  • Sample protocol discussions and demonstrations
  • Tips and tricks for collecting appropriate samples from clinical cases
  • Shipping procedures that ensure compliance with regulations and public safety


Seminar Sponsors

Train the Trainer: Laboratory Diagnostics for LVT Program Faculty
New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets
Partners in Animal Health


Speakers
Elizabeth Bunting VMD, Veterinary Support Services, Train the Trainer: Laboratory Diagnostics for LVT Program Faculty, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

Gerald Duhamel, DVM, PhD, DACVP, Professor of Anatomic Pathology, Biomedical Sciences, Animal Health Diagnostic Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

Linda Mittel, DVM, MSPH, Veterinary Support Services, Train the Trainer: Laboratory Diagnostics for LVT Program Faculty, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell UniversityBelinda Thompson, DVM, Veterinary Support Services, Train the Trainer: Laboratory Diagnostics for LVT Program Faculty, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University

Lori Tyler-Ochsner, LVT, BS, CPDT-KA, New York State Association of Veterinary Technicians-President, Chemung County Humane Society and SPCA-Board member

Paul Virkler, DVM, Veterinary Support Services, Animal Health Diagnostic Center, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University


With this training, veterinary technicians will be able to successfully submit stable samples to recognized diagnostic laboratories across the country. The seminar provided a comprehensive review that helped faculty teach strategies for avoiding common sampling and submission errors to increase timely and accurate veterinary diagnostic results. With this information, trained veterinary
technicians will be more knowledgeable, professional and marketable in the veterinary medical field.