10-Hour Master Program 

in conjunction with the IAAHPC Conference

In-person training consists of a combination of lecture and
laboratory sessions over 1.5 days. After the in-person training, attendees will be sent a link to complete the final exam & resource library (through this platform) 
Graduates receive certificate of completion, permanent access to Resource Library and 50% discount on all additional CAETA modules.

SPECIAL PRICING FOR MASTER PROGRAM IN COLLABORATION WITH IAAHPC-$295
($100 savings, regularly priced at $395)

Location: Tampa Marriott Water Street | 505 Water St. Tampa, FL 33602

Thursday Lecture Location: Tampa Bay History Center | Teco Hall
801 Water St. Tampa, FL 33602

Dates:
Master Program Lecture Sessions: Thursday, September 9, 2021
Master Program Euthanasia Techniques Laboratory: Sunday, September 12th


IAAHPC Conference: Friday, September 10-12, 2021
click here to register for the IAAHPC Conference
*attendees are not required to attend the IAAHPC Conference to attend CAETA sessions*

Onsite Master Program: Day One
Thursday, September 9, 2021

Tampa Bay History Center | Teco Hall
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Hour 1: Overview of Companion Animal Euthanasia

Hour 2: Caregiver and Pet Considerations

Hour 3: Physiology and Pharmacology

Lunch: 12.00pm-1.00pm

Florida Salad
Mixed Baby Greens, tossed with our Mango Vinaigrette dressing and topped with shaved Red onions, hearts of Palm and julienne Jicama dressed with mandarin orange segments.

Choice of Entrée:
Bacardi Rum Mojito Chicken

Half of a chicken marinated in homemade Fresh mint and lime Mojito glaze then baked served with “Good Rice” and roasted vegetables.
Or
Gluten Free Vegetarian Option

Hour 4: Pre-euthanasia Sedation/Anesthesia Protocols

Hour 5: Euthanasia Techniques

Hour 6: Challenging Situations

Hour 7: Case Review
Onsite Master Program: Day Two
Sunday, September 12, 2021

Tampa Marriott Water Street

9 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Euthanasia Techniques Laboratory - Hands-on experience using cadavers
Length of Lab: 3 hours

Event Details & FAQs

  • Where will Thursday's lecture be held?

    Thursday's lecture series will be held at the Tampa Bay History Center located .3 miles away from the hotel (approximate 6 minute walk) in Teco Hall. Address: 801 Water St. Tampa, FL 33602

  • Thursday Lunch (included)

    Catered by the Columbia Cafe Florida Salad Mixed Baby Greens, tossed with our Mango Vinaigrette dressing and topped with shaved Red onions, hearts of Palm and julienne Jicama dressed with mandarin orange segments. Choice of Entrée: Bacardi Rum Mojito Chicken Half of a chicken marinated in homemade Fresh mint and lime Mojito glaze then baked served with “Good Rice” and roasted vegetables. Or Gluten Free Vegetarian Option final lunch decisions needed by September 1, 2021.

  • Where will Sunday's laboratory be held?

    The hands-on euthanasia technique laboratory will be hosted at the IAAHPC Conference venue at the Tampa Marriott Water Street Hotel. Address: 505 Water St. Tampa, FL 33602

  • Is this event limited to IAAHPC Conference attendees?

    No, CAETA's in-person Master Program Training is open to all. We encourage our attendees to attend and register for the IAAHPC Conference for the full weekend experience. Registration and more details can be found at: https://iaahpc.org/conference/

  • Does IAAHPC Conference Registration include the CAETA Master Program?

    No, registration for the IAAHPC Conference does not include the CAETA Master Program. With cost considerations in mind, we have discounted the Master Program Training cost by $100. Registration for the IAAHPC conference and CAETA Master Program are separate.

  • Airport Travel lnformation

    Closest Airport: Tampa International Airport (TPA) 8 miles / approximately 25-30 minutes from Tampa Marriott Water Street Hotel Additional Airport Options: St. Pete - Clearwater International Airport (PIE) 17 miles / approximately 30 minutes from Tampa Marriott Water Street.

  • Hotel Parking Information

    Self-parking not available. $5 discount off prevailing valet parking rates. Valet parking for overnight guests is $28 plus tax. Valet parking for visitors is $20 inclusive of tax. Please contact the hotel for self-parking options.

Course curriculum

Instructor(s)

DVM, MS, CHPV, CCFP

Kathleen Cooney

Kathleen Cooney has been practicing advanced end-of-life care since 2006. She is well-known for her work in companion animal euthanasia and has authored two books on the subject. Dr. Cooney has collaborated in euthanasia training for the AVMA, AAHA, IAAHPC, HABRI, the Fear Free program, and is founder and Director of Education for the Companion Animal Euthanasia Training Academy. The core certificate program is Dr. Cooney's design and is based around the 14 Essential Components of Companion Animal Euthanasia. She is a strong advocate for best practices in all aspects of end-of-life care and speaks nationally and internationally on such topics. Dr. Cooney is also the founder of Cooney Animal Hospice Consulting and past President of the International Association for Animal Hospice and Palliative Care (IAAHPC) and remains active in their organization, including design of their Animal Hospice and Palliative Care Certification Program, launched in 2016. As of 2020, Dr. Cooney is working on becoming boarded in Animal Welfare through the American College of Animal Welfare.