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!

See Past Events here



Thursday, October 5, 2023

Location: Virtual PPT Hour 3- TIME 12:00 noon- 1:00 pm CDT

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! DOPPLER & DEA Regs Explained- Hour #3 – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.


Wednesday, October 18, 2023. Evening presentation time TBD.

Location: Virtual Webinar

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

3 hours of RACE CE credits approved


Tuesday, November 28, 2023. Time TBD.

Location: Virtual

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Maine and DEA Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC. 3 Hour CS 101.

3 hours of RACE CE credits approved


Saturday, December 2, 2023. 2:00 – 6:00 p.m.- 3 hour RAEE presentation plus questions

Location: San Francisco, California – JW Marriott.

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

3 hours of RACE CE credits approved.


Wednesday, December 6, 2023. 8:00 pm EST / 7:00 pm CDT / 5:00 pm PST

Location: Virtual Live

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

2 hours of RACE CE credits approved.


2024 Speaking Dates


HomeHeart Vet

Tuesday, January 16, 2024. 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. EDT

Location: Private Corporate Virtual CE

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

3 hours of RACE CE credits approved.


Saturday, January 27, 2024

Location: LIVE at the Youne’s Center in Kearney, Nebraska

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Nebraska and DEA Regs Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC. Note: Will include the required 1/2 hour of PDMP training.


House Call & Mobile Virtual Conference– Sponsored by Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

Sunday, February 4, 2024

Location: Virtual

Stop the Bleeding – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC. 1 hour


Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Location: Tarrytown, NY; location TBD

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

3 hours of RACE and NY CE credits approved.



Stay tuned as other live dates will be added soon!


Past Events

June 7, 2022 at 7:00 pm – 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 credits awarded.


July 19, 20, 21 & 23, 2022. Three 1-hour presentations July 19-21 and one 1-hour on July 23.

Location: PRIVATE Virtual- United Veterinary Centers (UVC) Federal and include their policy in the PPT presentation

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.

3 hours of CE credits awarded.


August 26-28, 2022

Location: Kansas City.

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

Knock, Knock, Knock, It’s the DEA! Preparing for and Handling a DEA and State Controlled Substance Audit in Missouri and Kansas Veterinary Practices. – Presented by Jan Woods & Paula Albert, DEA Retired.

If Disney® Ran Your Practice – 9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently! – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

Register online at Fetch Kansas City  


September 14, 2022

Location: Detroit, Michigan.

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

3 hours of CE credits awarded.


September 15, 2022

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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

3 hours of CE credits awarded.


September 21, 2022

Location: Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, California.

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

3 hours of CE credits awarded.


September 22, 2022

Location: Los Angeles and Santa Barbara, California.

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

3 hours of CE credits awarded.


September 29, 2022

Location: Live. Ames, Iowa – Scheman Building on Iowa State Center campus. 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 Regulations Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

4 hours of CE credits awarded.


October 2, 2022

Location: Keystone Conference Center, Keystone, Colorado

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


October 6, 2022

Location: Webinar

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.

CE credits awarded.


October 12, 2022

Location: Atlantic City, New Jersey

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! New York, New Jersey and Federal Controlled Substance Regulations Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC. 3 hours of CE credits awarded.

If Disney® Ran Your Practice – 9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently! – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

50 Ways to Lose Your Practice – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

Register online at Fetch


October 21, 2022

Location: Alpharetta, GA

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! Georgia and Federal Controlled Substance Regulations Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC. 3 hours of CE credits awarded.

If Disney® Ran Your Practice – 9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently! – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC. 2 hours of CE credits awarded.

Dealing with People You Can’t Stand; Bringing Out The Best in People At Their Worst – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC. 2 hours of CE credits awarded.

Register online at Fetch


November 13-14-15, 2022

Location: Live – Tennessee VMA State Conference at the Embassy Suits Golf & Conference Center in Greenville, SC.

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.


December 8, 2022 at 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm CT.

Location: National / Virtual Presentation.

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

3 hours of CE credits awarded.


Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 8:00 – 11:15 a.m.

Location: Live – Tennessee VMA State Conference. Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro, TN.

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 approved.


Sponsored by Ask Jan for Help, LLC.
Sponsored by Ask Jan for Help, LLC.

Saturday and Sunday, February 18-19, 2023. Jan will be speaking on February 18, 2:00 – 5:00 pm.

Location: Virtual.

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

3 hours of CE credits awarded. RACE, TX, FL & NY Approved.


Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Location: Buffalo, NY. Live presentation.

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

2 hours of RACE credits.


Thursday, March 2, 2023

Location: Buffalo, NY. Live presentation.

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

2 hours of RACE credits.


Location: UGA Center for Continuing Education, Athens, Georgia.

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

3 hours of CE credits awarded (Georgia)


Location: Charlotte Convention Center, Charlotte, NC

Controlled SubstanceControlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! North & South Carolina & DEA Controlled Substance Regs Explained (2 hours) – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

Dealing with People You Can’t Stand (1 hours) – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

CE Approved.


Wednesday, April 12, 2023. Evening presentation time TBD.

Location: Virtual Webinar

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

3 hours of RACE CE credits awarded.


Tuesday, May 9, 2023.

Location: Jalapeno Tree in Tyler, Texas. Dinner between 6:15 and 7:00 p.m.

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


Wednesday, June 14, 2023. Evening presentation time TBD.

Location: Virtual Webinar

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

3 hours of RACE CE credits awarded.


August 26, 2023

Location: Kansas City.

If Disney® Ran Your Practice – 9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently! – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

5 Easy Ways To Prevent Lost Charges and Increase Your Revenue Stream. – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

Register online at Fetch Kansas City  


Wyoming VMA

Sunday, September 10, 2023. 4 Hours

Location: Live. Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center, Casper Wyoming.

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

RACE Approved for 3 hours


Tuesday, September 19, 2023

Location: Virtual Presentation. 2 hours. 9:00 p.m. CDT / 10:00 p.m. EDT / 7:00 p.m PDT

RACE approved for 2 hours

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! DEA Regs Explained- 2 hours for West Coast Practices – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.


Thursday, September 21, 2023

Location: Virtual PPT Hour 1- TIME 12:00 noon- 1:00 pm CDT

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! DOPPLER & DEA Regs Explained- Hour #1 – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.


Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Location: Virtual PPT Hour 2- TIME 12:00 noon- 1:00 pm CDT

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! DOPPLER & DEA Regs Explained- Hour #2 – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.


Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Location: Virtual Presentation. 2 hours. 6:00 p.m. CDT

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! DEA Regs Explained – 2 hours for East Coast Practices – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC.

RACE approved for 2 hours


Ames Iowa State- IVMA- State Meeting– Sponsored by Cubex

Thursday, September 28, 2023. 5 hours

Location: Live. Scheman Building on Iowa State Center campus in Ames, Iowa.

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




Featured Speaker: Pam Stevenson

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.

Read our blog post to learn Pam’s inside tips on this complicated topic:

Three Questions to Ask If You’re Considering a Practice Manager

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.