Boundaries and Saying No with Grace and Power

By Betsy Charles, DVM

Setting boundariesSetting boundaries is a complex process that requires self awareness about our own values as well as an understanding of how to effectively communicate those values to others. Once we understand who we are and what is important to us, both personally and professionally, we can begin to articulate what’s okay and what’s not okay in our relationships in order to build appropriate personal and professional boundaries.

This two-part course consists of one proceedings paper and the accompanying 2019 AAEP Convention presentation. The video has been split into four parts for ease of download and viewing; as one video part concludes, the next will unlock.

You must view all sections of the course before the quiz will unlock.

Course objectives:

With the successful completion of this course, you will understand

  • the concept of personal and professional boundaries
  • identifying boundaries
  • foundational skills sets required to define boundaries
  • the importance of "no"

Continuing education credit:

  • 1 credit hour Non-medical, Non-interactive/Anytime, with a passing score of at least 70%

Approximate duration:

  • 50 minutes: read the paper, view the presentation, complete the quiz

Requirements:

  • Read the paper from the 2019 AAEP Convention proceedings, approximately 1,000 words
  • View the presentation from the 2019 AAEP Convention, 45 minutes
  • Complete quiz

FAQ

Continuing education credit:

  • 1 credit hour Non-medical, Non-interactive/Anytime, with a passing score of at least 70%

Approximate duration:

  • 50 minutes: read the paper, view the presentation, complete the quiz

Requirements:

  • Read the paper from the 2019 AAEP Convention proceedings, approximately 1,000 words
  • View the presentation from the 2019 AAEP Convention, 45 minutes
  • Complete quiz

 

“This program has been approved for 1.0 hour of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval; program #16-38714.“ Non-Medical Program, Non-interactive/Anytime.

In many jurisdictions, programs sponsored by the AAEP are considered valid CE regardless of RACE approval. Each state board has its own requirements regarding the number of online (also known as: distance, anywhere, non-interactive) credits that may be applied toward licensure. There may also be restrictions on the number of non-medical (i.e. business or wellness) credits that apply toward licensure. Enrollees in online CE should check with their state veterinary board for complete information.

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will receive a downloadable .pdf certificate of completion. This form is for your own records. DO NOT SEND TO AAEP. Use this record to help you meet license renewal or academy requirements. Your certificate will reside in your AAEP Anywhere dashboard: select “My Account” and then “My Certificates.” A copy of the certificate is automatically emailed to you upon completing a course. Store the emailed certificate in an easily accessible place for your records.

Documentation of this type for license renewal and tax deduction purposes is similar. The individual licensed veterinarian is responsible for the accuracy of his or her own CE records. A license renewal form is a legal document that cannot be falsified without risking the loss of your license.

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