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APPROVED PACCC CEU PROGRAMS

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 5 Keys to Unlocking Your Leadership Potential – The Magic of Leadership

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5 Keys to Unlocking Your Leadership Potential – The Magic of Leadership Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/
Biography

Many leaders look around and see leaders who are getting the results. They are hitting metrics and have happy and highly functioning teams. It can appear that these leaders are performing magic. But like all good magic tricks, once you know how it is performed, it is easily replicated. Derived from Summer’s experience working as a leader with Walt Disney World and Disney Institute, The 5 Keys to Unlocking Your Leadership Potential will open you and your audience to the Magic of Leadership, an easy to implement model that shows how you and your organization can take very specific steps to create and maintain a high performing culture.

1 CEU A Recipe for Success from Pioneers in Pet Care

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A Recipe for Success from Pioneers in Pet Care Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/
Biography

After 25 years in business, we want to share the things that have helped us grow and thrive over the years. From the ways we differentiated ourselves in the beginning, to ways that we still innovate today, our presentation will inspire attendees to bring back new ideas to improve employee relations, create financial stability and to craft that “Wow!” experience for customers.

2 CEU Bloodborne Pathogen Program

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

6 CEU Business Breakthrough Workshop

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Business Breakthrough Workshop Presenter: The Dog Gurus Website: https://www.thedoggurus.com/workshop
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Course/Program Content Description: Workshop format seminar for owners/general managers to learn & apply skills in: Personal Productivity, Profitable Pricing & Growth, Caring for Reactive Dogs, Enrichment Activities, Selling with Integrity, Marketing, Biz investments

Format: In-Person Presentation or Course

9 CEU Business Growth and Dog Behavior Summit

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Business Growth and Dog Behavior Summit Presenter: The Dog Gurus Website: https://www.thedoggurus.com
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Course/Program Content Description:
Two days of business and dog behavior sessions to help pet business owners and top managers increase revenue, profits and care quality. Each session focuses on providing content to successfully implement a related action item in your pet business. Business growth through staff management best practice sessions on: • Leadership • Staff Management System Components • Staff Recruiting & Onboarding Panel Discussion • Exiting Your Business On Your Terms • Business Growth Measures • Creating a Staff Focused Culture • Managing Customer Service & Sales Team • Grow Your Own Groomers • Adding Profitable Puppy Programs Puppy Behavior and Dog Health/Development best practice sessions: • Positive Reinforcement Training for Puppies • Nature or Nurture and Power of Choice for Puppies • Puppy Socialization Panel • Holistic Pet Care • Puppy Enrichment Demonstrations

Format: In-Person Presentation or Course

1 CEU Can Benevolent Leadership End Your Staff Drama?

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Can Benevolent Leadership End Your Staff Drama? Presenter: The Dog Gurus Website: https://www.thedoggurus.com/
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Make the same benevolent leadership model used with the dogs work for your staff. You’ll learn the multiple roles of an effective leader and the top tools you need in your manager’s toolbox to effectively manage and lead your team without the drama.

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/
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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

2 CEU Canine Behaviour and Communication

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Canine Behaviour and Communication Presenter: FetchFind
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-What is Normal Behavior? -How to Deal with Barking -Reading Body Language in a Calming Signals Fear, Anxiety, & Phobia Defined Neutral or Friendly Dog -Predatory Motor Patterns -Arousal & Threshold -Reading Body Language in a -What is Sociability? -Aggression 101 Fearful Dog -What is Socialization? -Guide to Aggression Types -Reading Body Language of -Canine Scent Communication -Defining Dominance Arousal & Aggression -Canine Sound Communication -What is Resource Guarding? -Anthropomorphism: What is It & -Why Dogs Bark Why Does It Matter? Resources: The Complete List of Calming Signals, Canine Ladder of Aggression, Attention-Seeking Behavior, Quick Guide to Polite Greetings, Counter Surfing, Why Dogs Hump & What to Do About It, Digging

16 CEU Canine Certification

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

1 CEU Canine Development

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Canine Development Presenter: FetchFind
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-Domestication

-The Socialization Period

-Maturity

-The Neonatal Period

-The Juvenile Period

-The Senior Period

-The Transition Period

-Adolescence Resources: Canine Development Cheat Sheet, Relative Age of Dogs in Human Years, Socialization Scavenger Hunt

2 CEU Canine Health and Wellness

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Canine Health and Wellness Presenter: FetchFind
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Common Health Issues: -Foods That Are Dangerous to Dogs -Common Canine Health Problems -Bloat -Heatstroke -Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease -Intestinal Parasites -External Parasites -Heartworm Basics -Common Zoonotic Diseases Administering Medication: -Pills -Liquid Medicine -Subcutaneous Injections Keeping Pets Healthy: -When to Take a Dog to the Vet -Guide to Canine Vaccines -How to Trim a Dog’s Nails -How to Brush a Dog’s Teeth Resources: First Aid Kit for Pet Pros, First Aid Triage for Dog Walkers & Pet Sitters, Feeding Guidelines for Dogs, Proper Food Storage, Basic Canine Anatomy, Canine Vital Signs

8 CEU Certification: Avian Pet Care Provider

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Certification: Avian Pet Care Provider Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/ceu/
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This course covers basic avian anatomy and physiology. Discusses virtual assestment of avians: normal versus abnormal. Basic avian behaviors. Safety and handling techniques for avians in a boarding environment. Avian health as it relates to environment, nutrition, and basic emergencies.

8 CEU Certification: Avian Pet Care Specialist

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Certification: Avian Pet Care Specialist Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/ceu/
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This course builds upon the information learned in the Avian Pet Care Provider course. This couse expands the students knowledge of intake policies and records, medical emergencies and first aid, geriatric and special needs pets, commonly seen medical problems, medications, nutrition and client relations.

8 CEU Certification: Ferret Pet Care Provider

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Certification: Ferret Pet Care Provider Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/ceu/
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This course covers basic ferret anatomy and physiology. Discusses virtual assestment of a ferret: normal versus abnormal. Basic ferret behaviors. Safety and handling techniques for ferrets in a boarding environment. Ferret health as it relates to environment, nutrition, and basic emergencies.

8 CEU Certification: Ferret Pet Care Specialist

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Certification: Ferret Pet Care Specialist Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/ceu/
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This course builds upon the information learned in the Ferrect Pet Care Provider course. This course expands the students knowledge of intake policies and records, medical emergencies and first aid, geriatric and special needs pets, commonly seen medical problems, medications, nutrition and client relations.

8 CEU Certification: Guinea Pig Pet Care Provider

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Certification: Guinea Pig Pet Care Provider Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/ceu/
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Developed by a group of industry specialist, this program provides the student with a comprehensive overview of guinea pig care and is intended to build a foundation for the “on the job” training given at a pet care business.

8 CEU Certification: Guinea Pig Pet Care Specialist

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Certification: Guinea Pig Pet Care Specialist Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/ceu/
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Developed by a group of industry specialist, this program continues to build upon the foundation established at the guinea pig pet care provider level. Overview: Intake Policies/Records, Commonly Seen Medical Problems, Medical Emergencies, Geriatric and Special Needs, Stress, Common Behavioral Problems, Nutrition, Employee Safety, Client Relations, Going Green

8 CEU Certification: Rabbit Pet Care Provider

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Certification: Rabbit Pet Care Provider Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/ceu/
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This course covers basic rabbit anatomy and physiology. Discusses virtual assestment of a rabbit normal versus abnormal. Basic rabbit behaviors. Safety and handling techniques for rabbits in a boarding environment. Rabbit health as it relates to environment, nutrition, and basic emergencies.

8 CEU Certification: Rabbit Pet Care Specialist

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Certification: Rabbit Pet Care Specialist Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/ceu/
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This course builds upon the information learned in Rabbit Pet Care Provier course. This course expands the students knowledge of intake policies and records, medical emergencies and first aid, geriatric and special needs pets, commonly seen medical problems, medications, nutrition and client relations.

1.5 CEU Common HR Pitfalls: How to Avoid Fines and Lawsuits

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Common HR Pitfalls: How to Avoid Fines and Lawsuits Presenter: IBPSA Website: https://www.ibpsa.com/
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It’s a litigious world we live in, and not just for clients. Did you know that the most common reason that OSHA or the DEA show up at practices is due to a disgruntled employee? Did you also know that just because you live in an at-will state doesn’t mean that you cannot be sued for terminating someone? There are a lot of misconceptions when it comes to human resources in practice, and a lot of illegal things that you may be doing.