Who Should Attend: This program is designed for personnel employed in the fields of animal care and control, veterinary medicine, wildlife management, or humane law enforcement, at the federal, state, and local levels. In addition, those interested in a career in animal care and control and related fields are welcome to attend. No previous animal control experience is required and students do not need attend other NACA training courses before attending these certification courses.
Euthanasia Certification: This day-and-a-half-long workshop will cover the History of Euthanasia, Goals of Humane Euthanasia, Anatomy and Physiology, Types of Administration, IV Technique, Stress Management, Legal and Regulatory Issues, and Hands-on Lab Techniques using anatomically-correct animal models.
Chemical Immobilization Certification: This day-and-a-half-long workshop will cover Chemical Immobilization Policy Development, Legal Considerations and Record Keeping, Physiological Effects of Chemical Agents, Proper Dosage and Administration Techniques, Post-Immobilization Procedures, Public and Personnel Safety in the Use of Chemical Immobilization Equipment. This workshop includes range time practicing with NACA’s arsenal.
Tuition/Registration/Payment: Tuition for this program is $500.00 for the full three days of training. This rate represents a savings of $50.00 over taking the individual workshops at the normal tuition rate. In order to receive the reduced rate, you must use the promo code Euth/Chem when checking out. Tuition for individual workshops is as follows: Euthanasia - $275.00; Chemical Capture - $275.00. Each workshop will require the successful completion of a written examination and a practical familiarization (hands-on use) for certification. Participants will be awarded certificates of completion by the National Animal Care & Control Association. Students employed in states that require additional certifications are responsible for confirming with the appropriate authority that NACA is an approved training provider.
To view a complete schedule and register online, visit www.nacanet.org. Students are advised to complete registration at least 30 days in advance to avoid classes being cancelled for low enrollment. Credit cards used for registration are charged at time of registration; otherwise full payment is due the first day of class. A 25% fee will be assessed on any cancellation made two weeks or less prior to class date. Please call NACA at 913‐768‐1319 with any questions.