Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018

 Special Event: 3 CE Units

Time:  Registration:  5:15 pm to 6:00 pm

Program:  6:00 pm to 9:00 pm   

              Registrations due:  Midnight,           Thursday, July 12

$68 Nonmember Veterinarians
$48 per Member & Member's Technicians   
After the deadline, add $20 to your registration 


Payment in advance or at the door required.

Cash at the door
Checks by mail or at the door
Paypal - only available via the link when you register here or posted on our the website.
  Sorry, we can't accept credit cards at the door.

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PO Box 65832, Tucson, AZ  85728  or  (520) 326-5567

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Join us on Thursday, June 21 
Dramatic Pathology:  Biopsy Site Selection
Dr. Whitney Zoll of the Arizona Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory


Radisson Suites Tucson
6555 E. Speedway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85710

Driving Directions

On Thursday, July 19, 2018, join SAVMA for an important program that meets the new state requirement for 3 credit hours of opioid, substance use disorder or addition-related continuing education each license renewal cycle.

Arizona Opioid Epidemic Act:  
What Veterinarians Need to Know

presented by

Captain John Leavitt and Lieutenant Chris Wildblood
of the Counter Narcotics Alliance

 1st Hour:
Introduction to the Counter Narcotics Alliance
Opioids and Opiates,
"Prescription to Addiction" Phenomena
Opioid Related Drug Trends in Southern Arizona

2nd Hour:
Drug Cartels Impact on Epidemic and Business Model
Counterfeit Pharmaceutical Products and Manufacturing
Illicit Drug Market and Diversion of Pharmaceutical Products

3rd Hour:
ACE scoring and assessment tool
Arizona Revised Statutes (ARS) Requirements for Veterinary Medical Providers
CSPMP Information for the Prescriber
Prescriber Liability and Civil Actions
Fraudulent Use of a DEA number-"What to do"

When you register here, you will receive an email confirming receipt of  your registration.  If you do not receive a cofirmation email, please try again or contact the SAVMA office at to register.

With another Fabulous Buffet Dinner

Friendly Reminders

  • Cancellations made after the deadline are subject to billing.  
  • Substitutes are welcome:  Send a substitute if you have to cancel after the deadline.  Late fees and nonmember rates apply.
  • No-shows, including your guests, employees and colleagues, are billed to the person who made the reservation or the member at the clinic.
  • Members may invite one non-member veterinarian per year to attend at the non-member rate after which the non-member rate applies.  
  • Menu and program are subject to change.  Dietary restrictions can be accommodated with advance notice only.
  • Always sign-in at registration to ensure that we have a record of your attendance.