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MAVT Virtual Webinar - GETTING TO KNOW THE BLACK LEGGED TICK

  • 17 Aug 2021
  • 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
  • Via Zoom

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GETTING TO KNOW THE BLACK-LEGGED TICK

This course gives veterinary technicians a thorough overview of how to identify the black-legged tick, where it’s found in the United States, and what environments it prefers to inhabit. With a focus on tick questing habits and the transmission of Lyme disease, this webinar educates on how to communicate best with clients to encourage the uptake of year- round methods of control and prevention.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify the black-legged tick based on its physical features.

  2. Understand the life cycle of the black-legged tick and how it relates to

    dogs.

  3. Locate where the black-legged tick is in the United States and how it

    acts over different seasons.

  4. Learn about Lyme disease transmission and how it can be prevented.

All TC programs are approved for 1 hour of RACE Continuing Education


Zoom Link: 

https://lifelearn.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hDaKyKymS5Se0pQLvSAdNA

Mississippi Association of Veterinary Technicians is a 501(c)6 non-profit organization. P.O. Box 395 - Clinton, MS 39060

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