2019 Access to Veterinary Care Symposium

March 28, 2019

Date: June 28 - June 29, 2019


Friday, June 28, 20197:30 9:00 Registration and Breakfast (provided)9:00 12:00 Welcome and review of Access to Veterinary Care Coalition report Access to Veterinary Care: Barriers, Current Practices, and Public Policy12:00 1:30 Lunch (provided)1:30 4:30 Work GroupsSaturday, June 29, 20197:30 8:30 Breakfast (provided)8:30 9:30 Work Groups9:30 10:00 Break10:00 12:00 Work Group Reporting12:00 1:30 Lunch (provided)1:30 4:30 Training for AlignCare Pilot SitesWork GroupsSocial Service: How to engage and facilitate the family support activities of social service agencies and professionals.Participants will discuss how to build collaborations between social service agencies and professionals and veterinary service providers. Areas of discussion will include the enrollment process, family and veterinary care team support, and identification of key information that should be captured into the AlignCareTM Electronic Health Record.Incremental Care: Defining incremental care as a tiered therapeutic approach to case management by veterinary professionals.Participants will characterize key therapeutic decision points, client education topics and methods for reaching diverse families, and ways to leverage the desire of veterinarians to help underserved families. Areas of discussion will include incentives for veterinary practices to serve AlignCareTM families, telemedicine and identifying key information that should be captured into the AlignCareTM Electronic Health Record.AlignCare Fund: Mobilizing communities to support struggling families needing assistance with veterinary care. Participants will discuss how to best market AlignCareTM as a national system and educate communities about the importance of supporting underserved families. Topics for discussion will include addressing the biases and barriers to helping underserved families, mobilizing community support and ensuring balanced distribution of funding among diverse communities.Access to Veterinary Care Symposium location:University of Tennessee Conference Center600 Henley St, 4th FloorKnoxville, Tennessee 37996-4502Rates:Registration fee includes breakfast and lunch for both days.Advance Registration (through June 1, 2019) $250 use coupon code AVC25Regular Registration (after June 1, 2019) $275Parking:Locust Street Garage Parking will be validated only for the Locust Street GarageHotel Accommodations:Hilton Knoxville501 West Church Ave.Knoxville, TN 37902$127/night 2 Queen $ 97/night 1 King 865-523-2300Booking LinkDistance to Conference: 3 min walkAirport Information:Mcghee Tyson Airport

Event type: CE Symposium

Event Address: UT Conference Center600 Henley Street, Knoxville, TN, USA

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Sponsor: The Univ. of TN Knoxville College of Social Work & AlignCare

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