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When Is It Time: Quality of Life Discussions and the Role of A Veterinary Social Worker at the End of Life

Room B

1 CE Hour

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Euthanasia is one of the most difficult topics in the veterinary field. Clients may have fears or previous bad experiences with euthanasia. Assisting Clients with the decision making process is a primary role of Veterinary Social Workers in the field. It is necessary for Veterinary Social Workers to be able to have confident, non-judgmental discussions with clients, to navigate emotions related to euthanasia and to provide support to clients and veterinary staff. This will be an informative and interactive discussion on these difficult discussions.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Attendees will be able to facilitate discussions with clients regarding the Quality of Life of their pets.

  • Attendees will be able to provide resources for clients regarding QOL, pet loss and grief.

  • Attendees will be able to identify the role and limitations of the Veterinary Social Worker at the end of life in pets.

CE Policy
This course is fiscally sponsored by International Association of Veterinary Social Work . There may be potential biases or conflicts of interest inherent to this relationship, and it must be disclosed to participants. These conflicts of interest have no bearing on the course content and have been resolved.
Joanne Fuller
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