CAVMRC Disaster Response & Preparedness Fall Training Course – November 5, 2017

The California Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps is pleased to be offering a low-cost one-day classroom continuing education course to veterinarians, RVTs, and veterinary assistants on November 5, 2017! Course attendees will receive 7 units of CE credit for their attendance.

Course Title and Description

Animals in Disasters – Common Medical Conditions – This course provides detailed information on emergency/critical care topics that can benefit you in everyday practice as well as during a disaster response. Topics include:

  • Shock
  • Fire-Related Injuries (burns/smoke inhalation)
  • Care of the Working Dog
  • GDV
  • Brain Injuries
  • CAVMRC and Disaster Response

Course Instructors

Guillaume Hoareau, DVM, DACVECC
Dr. Guillaume Hoareau is from France and earned his veterinary degree in 2008 from the National Veterinary School of Toulouse. After graduation, he completed a one-year internship in small/companion animal surgery and medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 2009. Dr. Hoareau then went on to complete a three-year residency in small animal emergency and critical care at UC Davis in 2012. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD at UC Davis with the Integrative Pathobiology group, studying the consequences of chronic oxygen deprivation in various species. Dr. Hoareau is a board member of the European Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society.


Grant Miller, DVM
Dr. Grant Miller serves as the Director of Regulatory Affairs for the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA). As director, Dr. Miller assists California veterinary professionals with compliance issues and regulatory matters involving various local, state, and federal agencies. In addition, Dr. Miller heads the California Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps, a volunteer organization devoted to assisting animals with sheltering and veterinary care during disasters and emergencies.



Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, First Floor Auditorium
2425 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento, CA

Parking: In garage behind the hospital (turn on X Street or Y Street to access garage). Press intercom button for access. Park on Level 2 or above.


Sunday, November 5, 2017
Registration 8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Course: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (lunch on own from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.)




Course is available to CAVMRC members only. CAVMRC membership is free, quick and easy, and participation is voluntary. Please click here if you would like to join.

Four easy ways to register for the course:

  • Online
  • Submit PDF form for mailing or faxing
  • By phone at 800.655.2862
  • Onsite

Travel & Hotel Information


Sacramento International Airport
6000 Airport Blvd
Sacramento, CA 95837
Code: SMF

Hotel Options:

Courtyard Sacramento Midtown
4422 Y Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
(916) 455-6800
Hotel Website

Hotel Med Park
2356 Stockton Blvd
Sacramento, CA 9817
(916) 455-4000
Hotel Website

Contact Information

Lori Gentner
California Veterinary Medical Reserve Corps
1400 River Park Drive, Suite 100
Sacramento, CA 95815-4505
(916) 649-0599 or

© 2017 California Veterinary Medical Association

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