Upcoming Events

Ask Jan For Help Experts are frequent speakers on the tradeshow and lecture circuit. Even if they aren’t speaking at an upcoming veterinary industry event, they are often present at a booth and available to answer your questions. Check out our Experts’ upcoming events below. Make sure you stop by to introduce yourself. Whether you are a current Member or considering an Ask Jan For Help Membership, we’d love to meet you!


Controlled Substance 101: How & Why You Must Comply is approved by RACE, NY, TX, and FL; therefore CE Certificates will be provided to attendees post the presentation.

June 7, 2022. 7:00 – 8:00 PM CDT

Location: Virtual.

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Federal Controlled Substance Regulations Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC

1 hour of CE credit awarded.

June 9, 2022. 7:00 – 9:00 PM CDT

Location: Virtual.

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Federal Controlled Substance Regulations Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC

2 hours of CE credits awarded.

June 15, 2022. 7:00 – 8:00 PM CDT

Location: Virtual. This is a 1-hour Virtual Presentation for Amerivet Veterinary Partner’s Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants

Simple and Easy Ways to Comply With the DEA’s Recordkeeping, Security and Theft Prevention Requirements, Plus How to Recognize Drug Addiction in Your Practices. – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC

1 hour of CE credit awarded.

June 21, 2022. 8:00 – 9:00 PM CDT

Location: Virtual.

You’ve got controlled substance questions? Jan Woods’ has your answers. Open Forum to ask your most perplexing questions about managing controlled substances in your practice – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC

June 26-29, 2022. Southeast Veterinary Conference – Jan Woods will be speaking on the 26th.

Location: Live – Southeast Veterinary Conference, Marriott, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Time TBD

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! North Carolina, South Carolina, and Federal Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC

Register through the Southeast Veterinary Conference Website or the South Carolina Association of Veterinarians (SCAV) CEs awarded.

July 13 or 14, 2022. Time TBD; 1 hour

Location: Double J Ranch, Rothby, Michigan

If Disney Ran Your Hospital 9 ½ Things You Would Do Differently – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC. CEs awarded


July 16, 2022. 1:00 – 4:00 PM

Location: Virtual (Zoom). Recordings will not be available after the event.

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Georgia and Federal Controlled Substance Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

3 hours of GA CE credit awarded.

Register through the UGA.edu


July 19, 20, 21 & 23, 2022. Time TBD

Location: Virtual (Zoom). Recordings will not be available after the event.

Three 1-hour presentations July 19, 20 & 21 11 am – 12pm CDT, and one 3-hour presentation on July 23- 3 hours 

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Federal Controlled Substance Regulations Explained-UVC CS POLICY & Federal – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

CE credits awarded.


DVM 360 and Fetch Conference

August 26-28, 2022

Location: Live – Fetch Conference in Kansas City, MO

On August 28: Presented by Jan Woods, Regulatory and Practice Operations Expert and Paula Albert, DEA Retired

Hour 1: What Does the DEA Really Want When Documenting and Destroying Controlled Substances in a Missouri and Kansas Veterinary Practice?

Hour 2: Knock, Knock, It’s the DEA! Preparing for and Handling a DEA and State Controlled Substance Audit in Missouri and Kansas Veterinary Practices.   

Hour 3: If Disney Ran Your Hospital, 9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently!

CE credits awarded.

Register online at Fetch Kansas City  


September 14, 2022.

Location: Detroit, Michigan Area- Exact Location TBD

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Michigan and Federal Controlled Substance Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

3 hours RACE credits.


September 15, 2022.

Location: Live – Grand Rapids, Michigan Area, Exact Location TBD

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Michigan and Federal Controlled Substance Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

3 hours RACE credits.


September 21, 2022.

Location: Live – California- LA and Santa Barbara, CA. Exact Location TBD

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! California and Federal Controlled Substance Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

3 hours RACE credits.


September 22, 2022.

Location: Live – California- LA and Santa Barbara, CA. Exact Location TBD

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! California and Federal Controlled Substance Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

3 hours RACE credits.


Iowa VMA State Conference – Sponsored by Cubex

September 29, 2022

Location: Live. Scheman Building on Iowa State Center campus in Ames, Iowa. 8:30 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 – 2:30 pm

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Iowa and Federal Controlled Substance Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC

Register online at Iowa VMA State Conference

4 hours of CE credits awarded.


October 2, 2022.

Location: COVMA State Conference, Keystone, CO, Keystone Conference Center. Time TBD.

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Colorado and Federal Controlled Substance Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

4 hours of CE credits awarded.


For Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) Members – Sponsored by Epicur Pharma

October 6, 2022

Location: Webinar, 2 hours.

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Federal Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC

CE Provided. Controlled Substance 101: How & Why You Must Comply is approved by RACE, NY, TX, GA and FL, therefore CE Certificates will be provided to attendees post the presentation.


DVM 360 and Fetch Conference

October 10-12, 2022 – Jan Woods will be speaking on October 12.

Location: Live – Fetch, Atlantic City, New Jersey. Time TBD

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! New Jersey, New York and Federal Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC (3 hours)

Fifty Ways To Lose Your Practice – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC (1 hour)

Register online at Fetch Atlantic City  


October 21, 2022.

Location: Georgia VMA Fall Conference in Alpharetta, GA. Time TBD

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Georgia and Federal Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC (3 hours CE Credits)

If Disney Ran Your Hospital, 9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently! (2 hours CE Credits)

Dealing with People You Can’t Stand, Bringing Out The Best In People At Their Worst  (2 hours CE Credits)


November 2, 2022.

Location: Live – Time and Location TBD

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Texas and Federal Controlled Substance Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

CE Credits: 3 hours approved by Texas, RACE, Florida, and New York.


November 3, 2022.

Location: Live – Time and Location TBD

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Texas and Federal Controlled Substance Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

CE Credits: 3 hours approved by Texas, RACE, Florida, and New York.


November 13-14-15, 2022

Location: Live – Tennessee VMA State Conference. Time TBD

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! South Carolina, North Carolina and Federal Controlled Substance Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.


February 10, 2023.

Location: Live – Tennessee VMA State Conference. 8:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Tennessee and Federal Controlled Substance Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

3 hours of CE credits awarded.


March 2, 2023

Location: Location and Time TBD

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! New York and Federal Controlled Substance Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.



Stay tuned as other live dates will be added soon!

With 40 years of experience in the veterinary industry, Pam Stevenson has worked in patient care and practice management rolls and served for eighteen years as a hospital administrator for both general practice and specialty referral hospitals. These days she wears many hats, serving as a regular industry conference speaker, guest faculty lecturer and Ask Jan Expert, guiding clients as they make challenging Human Resources decisions.

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Learn more about how your membership to Ask Jan For Help gives you access to dozens of industry experts like Pam for simple questions and how membership credits can be used toward larger projects with these experts as the need arises.