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October 31, 2017 (published) | May 3, 2022 (revised)

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April | May | June 2022


PRAC141-0522: OSHA Module 2 - Basic Safety Hazards
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Phil Seibert, CVT
Course Dates: May 30-July 7, 2022
Real Time Session: Mondays, June 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2022; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA) 

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, and veterinary support personnel
Accreditation: This course is approved for 6 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-799769)
This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA 19-22)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: Member $204 ($190 early bird special if enrolled by May 16, 2022)
Non-Member $297 ($274 early bird special if enrolled by May 16, 2022)
*Enroll in all three OSHA modules (PRAC140-0422, PRAC141-0622, PRAC142-0722) by May 2, 2022 and receive a $125 discount off the non-discounted course prices.

Course Facilitator: Debbie Friedler (Debbie@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext. 756


TECH262-0522: Helping Technicians Provide Physical Rehabilitation for In-Hospital Patients
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Maria Maddox, BA, LVT, CCRP, AMCP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation – Charter Member)
Course Dates: May 31-July 8, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2022; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approvrf for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-903406)

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by May 17, 2022)


STAF185-0622: Employee Engagement and Retention
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Open: June 1-June 25, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays June 8 and 15, 2022; 9:30-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-901650) This course has been submitted to the VHMA for CVPM credits.

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by May 18, 2022)


TECH254-0622: Triage
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Justin Chandlr AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: June 2-July 3 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, June 9, 16, and 23, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-911351)

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by May 18, 2022)


TECH286-0622: Periodontal Diseases and Pathology
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: June 6-June 30, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, June 13 and 20, 2022: 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by May 27, 2022)


SAIM610-0622: Managing Feline Upper Respiratory Disease in Shelters
Format:
Interactive

Presenter: Erin Katribe, DVM, MS
Course Dates: June 14-July 8, 2022
Real Time Session: Tuesdays, June 21 and 28, 2022; 8:00-9:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 2 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by May 31, 2022)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by May 31, 2022)

Course Facilitator: Ciara Fiack (Ciara@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext. 126


TECH338-0622: Advanced Catheterization Techniques
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Surgery), FFCP
Course Dates: June 23-July 10, 2022
Real Time Session: Thursday, June 30, 2022; 8:00-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE for approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-912121)

CE Credits: 2
Tuition: $44 ($40 early bird pricing if enrolled by June 9, 2022)


July | August | September 2022


TECH350-0722: Putting the Rad in Radiology
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Scarlette Donovan, MFA, BA, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency & Critical Care)
Course Dates: July 1-August 3 2022
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, July 10, 17, and 24, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (20-913316)

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by June 17, 2022)


TECH173-0722: Anesthesia and Emergency/Critical Care Pharmacology for Canine and Felines
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia and Analgesia) and Courtney Liermann, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: July 5-August 12, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26, & August 2, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-913485)

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by June 21, 2022)


TECH317-0722: Isolation Nursing
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Melissa Evans LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: July 6-July 30, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, July 13, and 20, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-912999)

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by June 22, 2022)


TECH327-0722: Feline Physical Rehabilitation
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Mary Ellen Goldberg LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation, Lab Animal Medicine (research anesthesia)
Course Dates: July 7-24, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursday, July 14, 2022; 8-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-907934)

CE Credits: 1.5
Tuition: $33 ($30 early bird special if enrolled by June 23, 2022)


TECH346-0722: Advanced Anesthetic Techniques
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and (Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Animal)
Course Dates: July 11-July 28, 2022
Real Time Session: Monday, July 18, 2022; 8:30pm-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Advanced
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-913398)

CE Credits: 2
Tuition: $44 ($40 early bird special if enrolled by June 27, 2022)


MULT315-0722: Medical Aspects of Community Cat and Trap-Neuter-Vaccinate-Release Programs
Format:
Interactive

Presenter: Erin Katribe, DVM, MS
Course Dates: July 14-August 1, 2022
Real Time Session: Thursday, July 21, 2022; 8:00-9:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 1.5

Tuition: Member $35 ($32 early bird special if enrolled by May 31, 2022)
Non-Member $95 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by May 31, 2022)

Course Facilitator: Ciara Fiack (Ciara@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext. 126


TECH313-0722: Critical Care Nursing: Following Kirby’s Rule of 20 
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Courtney Waxman, MS, CVT, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: July 19-September 9, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, July 26, August 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2022; 9:00-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-911202)

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by July 5, 2022)


PRAC142-0722: OSHA Module 3 - Medical Hazards
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Phil Seibert, CVT
Course Dates: July 25-August 25, 2022
Real Time Session: Mondays, August 1, 8, and 15, 2022; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA) 

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, and veterinary support personnel
Accreditation: This course is approved for 4.5 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-799771)
This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA 19-23)
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: Member $170 ($160 early bird special if enrolled by July 11,2022)
Non-Member $249 ($231 early bird special if enrolled by July 11,2022)
*Enroll in all three OSHA modules (PRAC140-0422, PRAC141-0622, PRAC142-0722) by May 2, 2022 and receive a $125 discount off the non-discounted course prices.

Course Facilitator: Debbie Friedler (Debbie@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext. 756


STAF167-0722: Moving Through the Ranks: Technician to Supervisor
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Kelly Cronin, MBA, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR
Course Dates: July 28-September 4, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, August 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-800085) This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA program #14-01).


CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by July 14, 2022)


TECH237-0822: Anesthesia for the Reptile Patient
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and (Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Animal)
Course Dates: August 1-September 8, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, August 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists. (#22-43769)

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by July 18, 2022)


TECH320-0821: Household Toxins
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jeff Backus, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: August 3-August 27, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, August 10 & 17, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by July 20, 2022)


TECH351-0822: Putting the AI in Advanced Imaging
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Scarlette Donovan, MFA, BA, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency & Critical Care)
Course Dates: August 5-September 7, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, August 14, 21, and 28, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Advanced
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by July 22, 2022)


TECH263-0922: Under the Microscope-Basic Cytology for Veterinary Technicians
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Barbie M. Papajeski, MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: September 1-October 9, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, September 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by August 18, 2022)


TECH235-0922: Anesthesia for the Avian Patient
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and (Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Animal)
Course Dates: September 5-October 13, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, September 12, 19, 26, and October 3, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by August 22, 2020)


STAF183-0922: Compassion Fatigue
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Bree Montana, DVM
Course Dates: September 6-October 21, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, September 13, 20, 27, October 4, and 11, 2022; 9-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is being sent for VHMA approval.

CE Credits: 7.5
Tuition: $165 ($149 early bird special if enrolled by August 23, 2022)


TECH120-0922: Fall VTNE Preparation Class
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition); Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia); Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia & Analgesia) Tara Woyton, LVT, CVT, BS, MS; Mark Sharpless, MBA, JM, CMAR, RVT, VTS (Lab Animal Medicine)
Course Dates: September 9-November 16, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and November 6, 2022; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-38823)

CE Credits: 12
Tuition: $240 ($120 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.


TECH321-0921: Environmental Toxins
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jeff Backus, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: September 21-October 15, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, September 28 and October 5, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by September 14, 2022)


LAMS301-0922: Beer, Wine and Rumen Fermentation: Feeding Microbes for Profit
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Robert Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD
Course Dates: September 28-November 5, 2022
Real Time Session: Wednesdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2022; 7:00-9:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Veterinarians
Accreditation: This course is approved for 8 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-907431)
CE Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by September 14, 2022)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by September 14, 2022)

Course Facilitator: Moreka Beckelic (Moreka@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext. 754


October | November | December 2022


TECH163-1022: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates: October 3-November 3, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, October 10, 17, and 24, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (#22-39034).
This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (#VHMA 09-06)

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $154 ($144 early bird special if enrolled by September 19, 2022)
The price of this course includes a copy of "The Complete Veterinary Practice Controlling Controlled Drug Manual", which will be mailed to the participant.


TECH308-1022: Arrhythmias and Treatment 
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Justin Chandlr AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: October 6-October 30, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, October 13 and 20, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by September 22, 2022)


TECH308-1022: More Than a Dental: Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment
Format: 
Interactive

Presenter: Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: 
October 19-November 12, 2022
Real Time Sessions: 
Wednesdays, October 26 and November 2, 2022: 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: 
$66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by October 5, 2022)


TECH356-1022: Urine A+: A Veterinary Technician's Role in Urine Testing
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Barbie M. Papajeski, MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: October 20-November 13, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, October 23 and November 3, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by October 6, 2022)


TECH200-1022: CPR
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Courtney Waxman, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: October 25-December 2, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, November 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved for veterinary technicians/technologists (22-35188).

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by October 11, 2022)


TECH227-1022: Anesthesia for Companion Exotic Small Mammals
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and (Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Animal)
Course Dates: October 31-December 8, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, November 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by October 17, 2022)


STAF186-1122: Keep Your Compassion - Toward Yourself and Others
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Open: November 22-November 26, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays November 9 and 16, 2022; 9:30-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation:This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course has been submitted to the VHMA for CVPM credits.

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by October 18, 2022)


TECH305-1122: Pain Recognition and Assessment
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Mary Ellen Goldberg LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation, Lab Animal Medicine (research anesthesia)
Course Dates: November 29-December 23, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, December 6 and 13, 2022; 8-9:30pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by November 15, 2022)


TECH292-1122: Anesthetic Complications
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: November 30-December 24, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, December 7 and 14, 2022; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 4
Tuition: $88 ($96 early bird special if enrolled by November 16, 2022)


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