Medicine for the Technician: Internal Medicine

5th Annual Gulf-Atlantic Veterinary Conference


Saturday, December 2
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Galeria South


This is a disease I have seen more and more and I feel needs to be discussed.
Learning objectives include:
Safety when handling and patient that has a potentially zoonotic disease We will discuss how humans can get this and how it is treated in humans. This is not a human lecture. We will however touch on the fact that this is a zoonotic condition Clinical signs diagnostic findings treatment and prognosis fix it or avoid it and help others prevent it in the future. We will discuss in details the testing for leptospirosis and vaccination protocols.

Rachel Poulin

Internal Medicine Nurse
Wheat Ridge Animal Hospital

Rachel graduated from the Veterinary Technician Program at Columbus State Community College in 2007. She did her internships at The Ohio State University (GO BUCKS!) and became specialized in Internal Medicine in 2013. She is currently the supervisor of the Internal Medicine Department at Coral Springs Animal Hospital. Rachel is passionate about education and loves to teach. She speaks nation wide on endocrinology, gastrointestinal disease and infectious disease. She believes that the way we raise up awareness and quality of this profession is to raise each other up and raise the standards of care and knowledge. In her free time Rachel enjoys the beautiful Florida beaches, reading and spending time with her husband and their two dogs Joey and Emmy.


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