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January | February | March 2018

VIN CE Course EXOT103-0118: Amphibian Essentials   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Ken Harkewicz, VMD
Course Open January 2-February 16, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, January 9, 16, 23, 30, and February 6, 2018; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits10
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in the supportive medical treatment of amphibians. No previous amphibian handling or experience is necessary.
Open To Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.(22-31273)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition Member $230 ($207 early bird special if enrolled by December 19, 2017)
Non-Member $355 ($319 early bird special if enrolled by December 19, 2017)

VIN CE Course STAF122-0118: Communication & Conflict Management Module 1: Communication & Organizational Development   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Open January 2, 2018-February 2, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, January 9, 16 and 23, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to course is open to all veterinary staff with the focus of enabling team members to more effectively communicate and resolve conflicts. All three modules are recommended, but not required, for participation or completion for each individual module
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA program # 08-19).
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by December 19, 2017)
* Enroll in all three modules by January 9, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price

VIN CE Course TECH268-0118: An Introduction to Small Animal Radiology    [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Michelle Connell, AA, BS
Course Open January 3, 2018-February 10, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesdays, January 10, 17, 24 and 31, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
CE Credits6
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course is open to all veterinary staff.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists (#22-26191)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by December 20, 2017)

VIN CE Course TECH281-0118: Avian Handling and Behavior Basics   [ Basic | audio only ]
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Presenter Sarah Kolb, RVT, VTS-CP (Exotic Companion Animals)
Course Open January 8-February 15, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, January 15, 22, 29 and February 5, 2018; TBD pm ET (USA)
CE Credits6
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course is open to all veterinary staff.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-3138)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by December 25, 2017)

VIN CE Course TECH120-0118: Winter VTNE Preparation Class   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition); Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia); Kenichiro Yagi, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM); Tara Woyton, MS, LVT, CVT; Mark Sharpless, MBA, JM, CMAR, RVT, VTS-Lab Animal Medicine (OC)
Course Open January 12, 2018-March 21, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Sundays, January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4 and 11, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)(USA)
CE Credits12
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate is open to all veterinary staff.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-31380)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $230 ($115 $115 for enrolled AVMA/Canadian accredited VT program students or those who have graduated within 6 months of the course start date. Tuition fees are deeply discounted thanks to a generous grant from the VIN Foundation.)

VIN CE Course STAF123-0118: Communication & Conflict Management Module 2: Conflict Management, Resolution, & Mentoring   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Open January 30, 2018-March 2, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, February 6, 13 and 20, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate is open to all veterinary staff with the focus of enabling team members to more effectively communicate and resolve conflicts. All three modules are recommended, but not required, for participation or completion for each individual module.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA program # 08-20).
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by January 16, 2018)
* Enroll in all three modules by January 9, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price

VIN CE Course TECH177-0218: Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 1   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Course Open February 1, 2018-March 11, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, February 8, 15, 22 and March 1, 2018; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate is open to all veterinary staff.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by January 18, 2018
Module 1 is a required prerequisite for Module 2 to help insure a complete understanding of the basic principles of anesthesia before learning how to develop an anesthesia protocol. Enroll in both modules by February 8, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.

VIN CE Course TECH289-0218: Canine and Feline Weight Loss Programs    [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Kelly Gredner, RVT, VTS (Nutrition)
Course Open February 14, 2018-March 17, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesdays, February 21, 28 and March 7, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate is open to all veterinary staff.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by January 31, 2018

VIN CE Course TECH163-0218: Controlling Controlled Drugs   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
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Presenter Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Open February 19, 2018-March 22, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, February 26, March 5 and 12, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate is open to all veterinary staff.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (#VHMA 09-06)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by February 5, 2018

VIN CE Course EXOT101-0218: Bees and Veterinary Medicine   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Open February 21-April 7, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesdays, February 28, March 7, 21, and 28, 2018; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in the role of veterinary practitioners, both veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists, in the supportive medical treatment of bees and bee colonies.
Open To Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.(22-31336)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar platform.
Tuition Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by January 31, 2018)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by January 31, 2018)

VIN CE Course STAF124-0218: Communication & Conflict Management Module 3: Balancing Your Life & Managing Your Stress    [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA and Lisa Dawn Stull, LMFT, MS
Course Open February 27, 2018-March 30, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, March 6, 13 and 20, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate is open to all veterinary staff with the focus of enabling team members to more effectively communicate and resolve conflicts. All three modules are recommended, but not required, for participation or completion for each individual module.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA program # 08-21).
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by February 13, 2018)
* Enroll in all three modules by January 9, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price

VIN CE Course TECH178-0318: Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 2   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Course Open March 29, 2018-May 6, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2018; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate is open to all veterinary staff.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists (22-31524)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by March 16, 2018
Module 1 is a required prerequisite for Module 2 to help insure a complete understanding of the basic principles of anesthesia before learning how to develop an anesthesia protocol. Enroll in both modules by February 8, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.



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