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Special thank you to the following PACCC sponsors for their quality CEU programs. To quickly identify programs provided by these sponsors, use the convenient Search Category dropdown, below.

The following programs are approved by PACCC for continuing education credits if you are currently certified. The following reflects the number of CEUs available for each of the sessions. These programs are offered by third party education providers. For information, price, and how to register, please follow the links as indicated.

1 CEU Back Safety Proper Lifting Program

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Back Safety Proper Lifting Program Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/ceu/

This course covers: proper lifting to protect from back injuries, causes of injuries, prevention of injuries, exercises for the back.

Format: PPT self-study

2 CEU Bloodborne Pathogen Program

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Bloodborne Pathogen Program Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/ceu/

This course is meant to prepare the pet care service provider in meeting the safety requirements required to control exposure of employees and pets to bloodborne pathogens. Course includes topics such as: Management policy statement, general responsibilities, covered job tasks, list of affected employees, exposure control plan, training requirements, medical records, labeling requirements, hepatitis B vaccination declination form, post-exposure evaluation and follow-up, bloodborne pathogen training acknowledgement.

Format: PDF self-study course, PPT presentation, online testing

3 CEU Canine and Feline CPR and First Aid

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Canine and Feline CPR and First Aid Presenter: Pet Emergency Education Website: http://www.petemergencyeducation.com/

Course/Program Content Description: The PetCPR+ Certification program is designed to train the participant in canine and feline CPR and First Aid. It is our foundation animal CPR training that is ideal for anyone who loves animals including animal professionals, obedience trainers, kennel staff, pet retailers, pet sitters, animal shelter staff/volunteers, rescue personnel, groomers, First Responders, Fire/EMT and pet owners. It provides the participant an overview of what to do in an emergency situation with their pet prior to getting veterinary care. Topics covered in this class will include safe handling, restraint and transportation of sick and/or injured pets, obtaining vital signs and assessing an emergency situation, how to determine if an animal is experiencing a medical emergency, how to manage common medical emergencies including shock, allergic reactions, burns, wounds and bandaging, trauma, poisoning, choking and more. Participants will learn how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation using the most current veterinary endorsed methods.

Format: In-Person Presentation or Course

16 CEU Canine Certification

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Canine Certification Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/ceu/

This program is a 2 level program Canine Provider and Canine Specialist. Course is designed to introduce the student to the basic care of canines. Major areas covered in Provider Level are: Basic Anatomy/ Physiology, Basic Behavior: Body language, Visual Assessment of Animal: ex. Body fluids, is animal sick or healthy, behaviors of a sick animal, parasites, Environment: Why it is important, Nutrition: Food prep, eating or not eating, Safety and handling techniques, Emergency Care: Basic reporting procedures. Major areas covered in Specialist Level are: Intake Policies/Records, Commonly Seen Medical Problems, Medical Emergencies, First Aid, Medications, Geriatric & Special Needs, Stress, Behavior – Group Play, Nutrition, Employee Safety, Client Relations, Going Green.

Format: Online

2 CEU Emergency Preparedness

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Emergency Preparedness Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/ceu/

This course is meant to help the pet care service provider build an emergency preparedness program by following specific processes. Those processes include: program management, planning process, implementation, assessing program effectiveness, testing the plan, program improvement and evaluation, hazardous incident responses. Course include two sample emergency plans.

Format: PDF document download, online testing