Tuesday, June 5th, 6:30 pm
Urban Elk in Tacoma, WA

Jet Setting, Bananas and Roetgen- Introduction to radiation exposure and safety
Presented by Krystina Stadler, DVM, DACVR

This is an introduction lecture briefing attendees on environmental and work place radiation exposure. The objective of this lecture is to become familiar with sources of radiation and how to limit workplace exposure, including topics such as workplace shielding and monitoring.

Cruciate Ligament Disease in the Dog
Presented by Dr. Zack Pfeffer (Surgery Resident)

This presentation provide an overview of canine cranial cruciate ligament disease including pertinent anatomy and physiology, proposed pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, and common complications and questions.

This CE is free to veterinary support staff. 
Space is limited. Please RSVP to events@summitvets.com. 
Two hours CE credit - pending approval with WADOH

Wednesday, June 6th, 6:30 pm
Rainier View Winery in Graham

Fracture Biomechanics and Bone Healing

Presented by Dr. Maggie Mezzles (Surgery Resident)
The presentation will cover bone composition and the various properties that impact fracture development and healing. Dr. Mezzles will address the biomechanics of fracture development, the various forces applied to bones and their resultant fractures, bone healing mechanisms, potential healing complications, and bone grafting techniques. 

Basics of Fracture Stabilization 
Presented by Dr. Alaina Andersen (Surgery Resident)
Dr. Andersen will address the most common fracture stabilization methods. The focus will be on forces managed by each repair method, options best suited to specific fracture types and tips for case selection/management. The goal of this lecture will be to help clinicians gain confidence in fracture planning which will streamline management and improve client education and expectations. 

This CE is free to veterinarians. Wine and appetizers will be served.
Space is limited. Please RSVP to events@summitvets.com. 
Two hours CE credit - pending approval with WADOH

Pet Memorial Art Therapy

Presented by Rachel Wright, LSWAIC (Veterinary Social Work)

Saturday, June 30th, 1 pm - 3 pm

Summit Veterinary Referral Center

Please join us in creating unique and personalized mementos in remembrance of your beloved pet. 

Led by Rachel Wright, MSW, LSWAIC, (Veterinary Social Work)

Supplies are included. Just bring photos (of varying sizes) and mementos of your pet to incorporate into your project. 

Space is limited. Please RSVP to rwright@summitvets.com


       2505 S 80th St, Tacoma, WA     

Pet Loss Support Group

Facilitated by Rachel Wright, MSW,LSWAIC, CDP

Veterinary Social Worker

Every Thursday from 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

at Summit Veterinary Referral Center

This group is open to clients and community members. There is no registration or fee to attend.

Community and Public Events

Continuing Education for Veterinary Professionals