Jeffrey Backus, CVT, RVT, VTS(ECC)

Jeffrey started as a veterinary assistant in general practice in 1995 after completing an regional occupational program. He began working at an overnight ER in 2004 and has done emergency and critical care ever since. He became a RVT in 2009 and is now an ER/ICU Supervisor at Animal Urgent Care. Jeffrey also now teaches part time at his alma mater, Heritage College, and is a Program Advisory Committee member for Platt College, Alhambra. In 2013, he passed the AVECCT exam and became credentialed as a VTS(ECC), and after 3 years on the exam committee, he now sits on AVECCT credentialing committee. He has also been a subject matter expert for the CA VMB. Last year he pursued a long time desire to work in academia and began working at the Foster Hospital for Small Animals at the Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University.  He is also a frequent lecturer and speaker on all topics related to emergency and critical care.

Sessions

434T - Nursing Care for Superstars
Friday, September 15, 2017 from 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM

421T - The Who, What, When, Where, and Why's of Fluid Therapy
Friday, September 15, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

423T - Tick-Tock: Nursing Management of the CHF Patient
Friday, September 15, 2017 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

024T - Technician Multidisciplinary Review
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 from 1:15 PM to 5:30 PM

231T - Blood Gas Bootcamp
Thursday, September 14, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM