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Welcome to VSPN

The Veterinary Support Personnel Network is all about bringing together members from all over the world to interact with each other, teach each other and learn from each other. As a member of VSPN, you'll have access to thousands of colleagues worldwide who want to help you and your patients - 24 hours a day! Benefits for VSPN members include access to the online version of the VSPN Notebook®, community message boards, rounds sessions and an extensive library of past rounds transcripts and handouts. We offer over 50 continual education courses per year taught by leaders in the field of veterinary technology.

Become a part of an interactive community for veterinary support personnel, by veterinary support personnel.


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On the Message Boards

  Pain free way to attach/remove Holter monitor leads  
  Opioid receptors
  Speaking over our client’s heads
  Rat weight loss program
  What brand of centrifuge do you use or recommend?

 Vet Tech article
 Spayed female dog attracting intact male 
 Dopamine to correct hypotension
 Required lab logs?

 VSPN Rounds
  VSPN Unity Rooms: VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN RoundsRecent Rounds Transcripts
  All sessions will be held in the VSPN Rounds room unless otherwise noted.
 NOTE: Members are reporting issues using Unity with Firefox and Safari browsers. Mac users please use Chrome as an alternate brower; PC users please try
 Chrome, Internet Explorer or Edge browsers.

 Sunday, January 15, 2017; 9:00 pm EST
 Intervertebral Disc Disease
 Host: Christy Servies, AAS, BBA, RVT, CVT, VTS (Neurology)

 Sunday, January 22, 2017; 9:00 pm EST
 VIN/VSPN Rounds: Assessment of Suffering in Animal Cruelty Cases: A New Role for Veterinarians
 Host: Melinda Merck, DVM
 This session will take place in the VIN-VSPN Rounds Room and feature audio

Friday, February 3, 2017; 9:00 pm EST
Behavior Rounds with Sherrie
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

Sunday, February 5, 2017; 8:00 pm Mountain Time
WyVTA (Wyoming) General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

 VIN/VSPN Continual Education
VIN/VSPN CE Portal | VSPN CE Catalog


 Feline respiratory diseases can become emergent issues for many of our feline patients. This intermediate course instructed by Paula Plummer, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM) will review respiratory physiology, diseases that may cause emergency visits and how to handle those emergencies in the clinic.  

  VIN News Service
  Mars to buy VCA

  Feline Myths

  Abstract of the Week   
  Evaluation of Body Weight, Body Condition, and Muscle Condition in Cats with Hyperthyroidism

  Website of the Week 
  Guidelines For Preventing Occupational And Environmental Exposure To Cytotoxic Drugs In Veterinary Medicine

Criteria for Membership: To join the VSPN community, you must be employed under the direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian or enrolled in an AVMA or CAAHT approved veterinary technology program. VSPN membership is free.
Please look at this Help and Hints for completing a VSPN application. Students, please provide the month and year for graduation on the education area of your application.
When you complete your application, your information will be reviewed. If you have not heard from us within 48 hours about the status of your application, please email help@vspn.org
MyVSPN is a portal where you can update information such as credentials, email address, home or work information, print out a yearly statement of your CE courses and check CE certificates. To learn more about MyVSPN, please see our FAQ Help Page.
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VSPN This Week

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