Continuing to learn after achieving RVT status is essential for the individual and the advancement of the profession. Ontario RVTs can earn one (1) Continuing Education (CE) credit by reading the CE articles in the RVT Journal, or watching recorded sessions of OAVT presentations, and submitting the successfully completed corresponding quizzes.
If you obtain a score of 8 out of 10 (80%) or higher, you will receive a confirmation email which OAVT members can use as acceptable proof for their online CE record.
1. Critically ill feline patients have a(n) ____________ protein requirement.
2. Cats who’ve eaten ___ or less of their normal daily intake for 48 hours or more are at increased risk of developing hepatic lipidosis.
3. At what point do hospitalized critical care cats become candidates for assisted feeding?
4. Which cause of inappetence is often overlooked in critical care cats?
5. Calculating energy requirements for hospitalized critical care felines should be based on:
6. For critical care cats, what is the recommended level of protein in their diet, if comorbidities such as renal insufficiency are not of concern?
7. Monitoring the critical care feline patient should include:
8. It is essential to offer critical care feline patients only therapeutic diets.
9. What can RVTs do to encourage voluntary intake of food in critical care cats?
10. Why is protein bioavailability important for critical care patients?