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!


Sponsored by Georgia VMA

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Location: Virtual Webinar

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 will be given by the GVMA

To attend contact Wendy Cuevas at the Georgia VMA.

Sponsored by Southern Arizona Veterinary Medical Association

Thursday, May 12, 2022 6:00 – 9:00 PM

Location: Webinar; virtual.

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

To attend contact the Southern Arizona Veterinary Medical Association

May 18, 2022.

Location: Virtual.

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! New York and Federal Controlled Substance Regulations Explained – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC. 2 hours of New York CE granted.

May 25, 2022. 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Location: Live – Marriott Phoenix Chandler

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

June 2, 2022.

Location: Virtual. A 15-minute presentation and then open for 45 minute Q & A on all your controlled substance questions and concerns.

Controlled Substance Efficiency- The Healthy Practice Series – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC

June 7, 2022. Time TBD. Part 2 & 3 will be presented on June 9, 2022.

Location: Virtual. Part 1 of a three-part series.

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC. 1 hour of RACE, Texas, New York, or Florida CE credit will be given.

June 9, 2022. Time TBD. Part 2 & 3

Location: Virtual. Parts 2 & 3 of a three-part series.

Controlled Substances 101: How & Why You Must Comply! – Jan Woods, Previous Practice Owner and Co-Founder of Ask Jan For Help, LLC. 2 hours of RACE, Texas, New York, or Florida CE credit will be given.

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

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)

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 LEAP CE credit.

Register through the UGA.edu

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.

Register online at Fetch Kansas City  

September 21, 2022.

Location: Live – Los Angeles area. Time and 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.

September 22, 2022.

Location: Live – Orange County or Santa Barbara area. Time and 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.

Iowa VMA State Conference

September 29, 2022

Location: Live. 4 hours

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

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  

November 2, 2022.

Location: Live – Dallas, Texas. 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. 3 hours of CE credits approved by Texas, RACE, Florida, and New York.

November 3, 2022.

Location: Live – Dallas, Texas. 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. 3 hours of CE credits approved by Texas, RACE, Florida, and New York.


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.

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.