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Dr. Gary Bird Memorial Scholarship

2019 Scholarship Recipients
Erin Cahill
Thomas Kile

since 7/20/18
SAVMA is a non-profit association seeking to promote the interests of veterinary medicine, including furthering the health and welfare of animals in Arizona; to advance the cause of public health and the welfare of veterinary science in the State of Arizona and to foster, develop, and promote educational programs for veterinarians and their employees.

Our Mission
To strengthen the regional veterinary community and animal wellness through education, collaboration, and leadership.

This website was last updated: July 6, 2020
Arizona State Veterinary Medical Examining Board COVID-19 Announcement for Veterinarians, CVTs, Veterinary Hospital staff:

For guidance on many related topics, refer to the AVMA website COVID-19 webpage.

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All CE can be completed online via an interactive course that is "board-approved" sponsored by AzVMA, SAVMA, AAHA, AAVSB, or specifically approved by the Arizona Veterinary Board (see list on the Continuing Education link)." 
AzVMA now has a dedicated page that is updated with COVID-19 resources dailyhttps://azvma.org/page/COVID-19.
SAVMA presents a special 3-hour CE on opioids

Thursday, July 23, 2020


Janet Allen Woods

Controlled Substances 101:  
How and Why You Must Comply?

Instituting effective controlled substance systems to minimize your risk 
Best practices  
DEA and State requirements for compliance 
The recent opioid shortage
Accurate and easy controlled substance inventories
What to do about internal or external loss or theft of controlled substances
What to do if a DEA Agent or any other State or Federal agent comes to inspect your practice

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The Zoom link will be emailed to all registrants prior to the meeting.

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