VSPN Course Catalog

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October 31, 2017 (published) | June 3, 2019 (revised)

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July | August | September 2019


MULT110-0719: IVAPM Pain Management Core Review 2019
Format: Audio

Presenters: Mark Epstein, DVM, DABVP (Canine/Feline), CVA, CVPP, DAAPM
Bonnie Wright, DVM, DACVAA
Sheilah Robertson, DVM, DACVAA (Anesthesiology), DECVAA, MRCVS
Mary Ellen Goldberg, BS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS-lab animal medicine (research anesthesia), VTS- Physical Rehabilitation
Tammy Grubb, DVM, PhD, MS, DACVAA
Janice L Huntingford DVM, DACVSMR, CVA, CVPP, CCRT CAVCA
Laurie McCauley, DVM, CCRT, CVA, CVC, ACVSMR (Physical Rehabilitation 2015)
Brian Trumpatori, DVM, DACVS
Course Dates: July 1-September 4, 2019
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Sundays, July 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2019; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists (RACE 22-37154). 
CE Credits: 16

Tuition: Member $368 ($331 early bird special if enrolled by June 16, 2019)
Non-Member $519 ($467 early bird special if enrolled by June 16, 2019)

Facilitator: Debbie Friedler (Debbie@vin.com); ext. 756


TECH205-0719: Small Animal Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
Format: Audio

Presenter: Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: July 2, 2019-August 8 2019
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays; July 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2019; 8:00-9:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-36603)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enroll by June 18, 2019)


TECH141-0719: Advanced Nursing-Critical Care Module 2
Format: Audio

Presenter: Andrea Steele, MSc, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Open: July 4, 2019-August 10, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, July 11, 18, 25 and August 1, 2019; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA) 

Level: Advanced. Module 1 is highly recommended prior to enrolling in Module 2, as Module 2 builds on information learned in Module 1.
Audience: VIN and VSPN members

Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(22-36088)
CE Credits: 8

Tuition: $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by June 20, 2019)
*Enroll in both modules by May 9, 2019 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


TECH248-0719: Basic Exotic Small Mammal Nursing
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotics)
Course Open:
July 14, 2019-August 21, 2019
Real Time Sessions:
Sundays, July 21, 28 and August 4,and 11, 2019; 8:30-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(22-36662)
CE Credits:
6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by June 30, 2019)


PRAC142-0719: OSHA Module 3 - Medical Hazards
Format: Audio

Presenter: Phil Seibert, CVT
Course Dates: July 29-, 2019August 29, 2019
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Mondays, August 5, 12, and 19, 2019; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-37071)
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: Member $159 ($149 early bird special if enrolled by July 15, 2019)
Non-Member $238 ($220 early bird special if enrolled by July 15, 2019)


TECH296-0719: Shock
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jeff Backus, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates
July 30, 2019- August 30, 2019
Real Time Sessions:
Tuesdays, August 6, 13, and 20, 2019; 8:30-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience:
VSPN Members
Accreditation:
This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(22-36964)
CE Credits:
4.5

Tuition: $95 ($86 early bird special if enrolled by July 16, 2019)


LAMS217-0719: Equine Colic - Evaluation and Management in a General Practice Setting
Format: Audio

Presenters: Kate Hepworth-Warren, DVM, DACVIM (LA) and Victoria A. Bentley, DVM, DACVS (LA)
Course Dates:  
July 31-August 24, 2019
Real Time Sessions (RTS): 
Wednesdays, August 7 and 14, 2019; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: 
veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation:
This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-37151)
CE Credits: 
4

Tuition: Member $92 ($83 early bird special if enrolled by July 10, 2019)
Non-Member $169 ($152 early bird special if enrolled by July 10, 2019)


STAF181-0719: Social Media for the Veterinary Practice
Format
: Audio

Presenter: Kelly Cronin, MBA, BS, CVT, VTS (ECC), PHR
Course Open: July 31, 2019-September 6, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, August 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2019; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-37206) This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM Credits (VHMA program #19-17)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by July 17, 2019)


EXOT105-0819: Preparing a Honeybee Colony for Winter
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: August 5-22, 2019
Real Time Session (RTS): Monday, August 12, 2019; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 2

Tution: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by July 22, 2019)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by July 22, 2019)

Facilitator: Peggy Hall (Peggy@vin.com); ext. 195


TECH264-0819: Toxicology A-Z
Format: Audio
Presenter:
Jeff Backus, RVT, VTS(ECC)
Course Dates:  August 5, 2019-September 26, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, August 12, 19, 26, (no class September 2 for Labor Day), and September 9 , 16, 2019 8:30-10 PM ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-37308)
CE Credits: 7.5

Tuition: $158 ($143 early bird special if enrolled by July 22, 2019)


SAIM106-0819: Assessing and Addressing Abnormal Appetite
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jessica Quimby, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Course Dates: August 13-30, 2019
Real Time Session (RTS): Tuesday, August 20, 2019; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by July 30, 2019)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by July 30, 2019)

Facilitator: Ciara Fiack (ciara@vin.com); ext 126


STAF122-0819: Communication & Conflict Management Module 1: Communication & Organizational Development
Format: Audio

Presenter: Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Dates: August 27, 2019- September 27, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, September 3, 10 and 17, 2019; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-37436) This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA #08-19)
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by August 13, 2019)
(Enroll in all three modules by September 3, 2019 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH163-0819: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format: Audio

Presenter:Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates:
August 29, 2019-September 29, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, September 5, 12, and 19, 2019; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience:
VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation:
This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-31632)
This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (#VHMA 09-06)

CE Credits:
4.5

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by August 15, 2019)


TECH302-0919: Pediatric and Geriatric Anesthesia
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anestesia-Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotics)
Course Open:
September 15, 2019-October 10, 2019
Real Times Sessions:
Monday, September 23 and 30, 2019; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience:
VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation:
This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits:
3

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by September 2, 2019)


TECH246-0919: Anesthesia for the Cardiac Patient
Format: Audio

Presenter: Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Open: September 19, 2019-October 27, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays; September 26, October 3, 10 and 17, 2019 8:00-9:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by September 5, 2019)


TECH120-0919: Fall VTNE Preparation Class
Format: Audio

Presenters: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition); Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia); Kenichiro Yagi, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM); Tara Woyton, LVT, CVT, BS, MS; Mark Sharpless, RVT, CMAR, RLATG, CPIA
Course Dates: September 6, 2019-November 13, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, September 15, 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, and November 3 , 2019; 8:00-9:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE #22-31380)
CE Credits: 12

Tuition: $230 ($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.


STAF123-0919: Communication & Conflict Management Module 2: Conflict Management, Resolution, & Mentoring
Format: Audio

Presenter: Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Dates: September 24, 2019-October 25, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, October 1, 8, and 15, 2019; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approv for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-37435) This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA #08-20)
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: $95.00 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by Setember 10, 2019)
(Enroll in all three modules by September 3, 2019 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH298-0919: Emergency & Critical Care of Exotic Companion Animals
Format: Audio

Presenter: Sarah Kolb, RVT, VTS-CP (Clinical Practice -Exotics)
Course Dates: September 30, 2019-November 7 , 2019
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, October 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2019, 8:30-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for approval by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by September 16, 2019)


October | November | December 2019


TECH136-1019: ECG Interpretation Module 1
Format: Audio

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: October 2, 2019-November 1, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, October 9, 16, and 23, 2019 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by September 18, 2019)
Enroll in both modules by October 9, 2019 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


ANES113-1019: Anesthesia Round Table - Applied Knowledge in Clinical Anesthesia
Format: Audio

Presenters:
Nancy Brock, DVM, DACVAA (Course Coordinator)
Lydia Love, DVM, DACVAA
Kris Kruse-Elliott, DVM, PhD, DACVAA
Course Dates: October 8-November 15, 2019
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Tuesdays, October 15, 22, 29, and November 5, 2019; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians, licensed veterinary staff may also enroll provided they are associated with an enrolled veterinarian. Please refer to the course info page for more details.
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by September 24, 2019)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by September 24, 2019)

Facilitator: Heather Schoffstall (Heather@vin.com); ext. 116


STAF124-1019: Communication & Conflict Management Module 3: Balancing Your Life & Managing Your Stress
Format: Audio

Presenters: Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA and Lisa Dawn Stull, LMFT, MS
Course Dates: October 22, 2019-November 22, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, October 29, November 5 and 12, 2019 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE for approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-37464) This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA #08-21)
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by October 8, 2019)
(Enroll in all three modules by September 3, 2019 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH137-1019: ECG Interpretation Module 2
Format:
Audio

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates:
October 30, 2019-November 30, 2019
Real Time Sessions:
Wednesdays, November 6, 13, and 20, 2019 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience:
VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation:
This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits:
4.5

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by October 16, 2019)
Enroll in both modules by October 9, 2019 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


TECH299-1119: Hepatobiliary Disease
Format: Audio

Presenter: Ashley DiPrete, RVT, VTS (SAIM)
Course Dates: November 3, 2019- December 18, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, November 10, 17, 24 (no class December 1 ) and December 8, 2019; 8:00-9:30 PM ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by October 20, 2019)


TECH266-1119: Feline and Canine Anesthesia Case Challenges Module 1
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotics)
Course Open: November 4, 2019-November 28, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Mondays November 4 and 11, 2019; 8:30-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by October 21, 2019)


TECH276-1119: Feline and Canine Anesthesia Case Challenges Module 2
Format:
Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotics)
Course Open: November 25, 2019-December 19, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, December 2 and 9, 2019; 8:30-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Advanced
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by November 11, 2019)


TECH303-1119: The Kidneys: A Review
Format: Audio

Presenter: Ashley DiPrete, RVT, VTS (SAIM)
Course Dates: November 27, 2019-December 21, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, December 4 and 11, 2019; 9:00-11pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 4

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by November 13, 2019)


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