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Cherie T. Buisson, DVM, CHPV

While veterinary professionals play an important role in advising on and facilitating end of life planning for families, their education and training on the nuances around communication in this area is often lacking.

In this segment Dr. Cherie Buisson - a certified Hospice and Palliative Care veterinarian - shares some tips for having conversations about end-of-life with pet owners. Discussion includes how to help families determine quality of life of their pets and questions to ask / language choices to use when broaching the subject of treatment options, end-of-life care, and euthanasia.

Running time: 30 mins

Approved for 0.5 hrs CE credit for veterinarians and technicians by the AAVSB RACE program, NY State and the NJVMA. The method of delivery is online and non-interactive. Be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories &/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of CE.