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.
The VIN Foundation helps veterinary professionals navigate the challenges of their careers by supporting and advocating for individuals within the profession. The support group, Support4Support is a VIN Foundation initiative that helps support staff who are experiencing struggles with life or work issues.
The VIN Foundation is one of the charities you can earmark to support through the Amazon Smile program. Go to http://smile.amazon.com and select the organization you wish to receive donations from eligible purchases. Then every time you shop at Amazon, make sure to log into the Smile area and every eligible purchase you make will result in a donation.
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All sessions will be held in the VSPN Rounds room unless otherwise noted.
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December 2, 2016; 9:00 pm EST
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)
Sunday, December 4, 2016; 4:00 pm Alaska Time
AKVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room and will feature audio
Sunday, December 4, 2016; 8:00 pm Mountain Time
WyVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room
Sunday, December 4, 2016; 9:00 pm EST
I Passed My VTS, Now What?
Hosts: Brandy Helewa, CVT, RVT, AAS, VTS (ECC) and Liz Hughston, MEd, RVT, CVT, VTS (SAIM, ECC)
This session will feature audio
Sunday, December 11, 2016; 9:00 pm EST
Transitional Cell Carcinoma
Host: Lisa Rudolph, BAS, CVT, VTS (CP-Canine/Feline, SAIM)
This session will feature audio
VIN/VSPN Continual Education
VIN/VSPN CE Portal | VSPN CE Catalog
Puppy and kitten wellness visits are opportunities to help clients learn how to care for their new pet to be able to live a long and healthy life. This basic course taught by Thomas Hansen, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice) will provide an overview of pediatric care including wellness visit topics, vaccination protocols and common health conditions.
Cat Clowder Cuisine Conundrum
Abstract of the Week
Frequency of Undetected Glove Perforation and Associated Risk Factors in Equine Surgery
Website of the Week
Tufts Clinical Nutrition Service
The VIN Family