Veterinary Technician

WVC 90th Annual Conference

(VT42) Nutrition & Acid-based Balance

Thursday, March 8
9:00 AM - 9:50 AM
MBCC, Jasmine E, Level 3

CE Credits: 1

General Veterinary Technician Session: We know how import managing acid-base balance can be, as well as how the body compensates for imbalances, but what role does nutrition play in this intricate dance? All electrolytes enter the body through the digestive tract, and imbalances can start as early as the diet. See how the two interact, and what effect we can have on the end product.

Ann Wortinger


Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition) is a 1983 graduate of Michigan State University, and got her specialty certification in Emergency/ Critical Care in 2000, in Small Animal Internal Medicine in 2008 and in Nutrition in 2013. She has worked in general, emergency, specialty practice and education. Ann is active in her state, national and specialty organizations, serving as a mentor and on a variety of committees and positions. She has over 45 published articles in various professional magazines as well as book chapters and a Nutrition book for veterinary technicians in its second edition.


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