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.
April 29, 2017 is World Veterinary Day. This global event aims to highlight and promote the different facets of veterinary medicine practiced all over the world and to raise awareness to improve animal health and welfare. This year’s theme is Antimicrobial Resistance - From Awareness to Action. Learn more at the World Veterinary Association website!
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All sessions will be held in the VSPN Rounds room unless otherwise noted.
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Sunday, April 30, 2017; 9:00 pm EDT
VSPN Rounds: Who's Helping the Healer?
Host: Charlotte Waack, AA, AAS, BS, CVT, RVT
Friday, May 5, 2017; 9:00 pm EDT
Behavior Rounds with Sherrie
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)
Sunday, May 7, 2017; 9:00 pm EDT
VSPN Rounds-Open Chat - Resumes and Job Advancement
Host: Kelly Lynn Cronin, MBA, BS, LVT, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR
Sunday, May 7, 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
Nursing care of the reptilian patient is much different than what most of us experience with our mammalian patients. Join Jenni Jenkins-Perez, LVT, CVT, AA, BAS (VT) for this VSPN CE course that will go over basic anatomy, physiology, history taking, physical exam, common disorders, hospital care, diagnostics and emergencies for reptile patients. (Click on the banner to go to the course information page)
Not Cool, Bro(methalin)
Abstract of the Week
Duodenojejunal mesenteric rents: Survival and complications after surgical correction in 38 broodmares (2006-2014)
Website of the Week
Head Shaker Info
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.
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