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October 31, 2017 (published) | January 20, 2021 (revised)

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January | February | March 2021


TECH328-0121: ER Series: Fluids
Format: 
Audio

Presenters: Jeff Backus, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Open: January 13-January 30, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Wednesday, January 20, 2021; 8:30-10:00 PM ET

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members

Acceditation: This course has been Approved by RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. (20-757365) 

CE Credits: 1.5
Tuition: $32 ($29 early bird special if enrolled by December 30, 2020)
*Enroll in both modules by January 20, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


TECH273-0121: Capnography 
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia and Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Medicine)
Course Open: January 18-February 4, 2021
Real Time Session (RTS): Monday, January 25, 2021; 8:30-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists (22-38767).

CE Credits:
 2
Tuition: $42 ($38 early bird special if enrolled January 4, 2021)


TECH329-0121: ER Series: Transfusions
Format: Audio

Presenters: Dave Cowan, BA, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Open: January 20-February 6, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Wednesday, January 27, 2021; 8:30-10:00 PM ET

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This program has been approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval. (20-757373)

CE Credits:
 1.5
Tuition: $32 ($29 early bird special if enrolled by January 6, 2021)
* Enroll in both modules by January 20, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


EXOT109-0121: Honey Bees - Fat Healthy Bees
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: January 22-February 17, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, January 31 and February 7, 2021; 2:00-3:30PM ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-44706)
Credits: 3

Tuition: Member $69 ($62 early bird special if enrolled by January 8, 2021)
Non-Member $137 ($123 early bird special if enrolled by January 8, 2021)
* Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Course Facilitator: Peggy Hall (peggy@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 195


TECH310-0121: Don’t Sweat It, Just Calculate It: Building Confidence with Veterinary Calculations
Format: Audio

Presenter: Justin Chandlr AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: January 25, 2021-February 18, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, February 1 and 8, 2021; 8:00-10:30 PM ET

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

CE Credits: 3.0
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by January 18, 2021)


TECH330-0121: Critical Hematologic Disorders
Format: Audio

Presenter: Melissa Evans LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: January 26-March 5, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, February 2, 9, 16 and 23,2021; 8:30-10:00 PM ET

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved by RACE  for veterinary technicians/technologists.  (20-799194) 

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by January 12, 2021)


TECH340-0221: Veterinary Hospice
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Lisa Dinolov, LVT (BAS), BSN
Course Dates: February 3, 2021-February 27, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays February 10 and 17,2021: 9:00-10:30 PM ET

Level:
 Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation:This program has been approved for 3 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval. (20-759865) (1.5 hours Medical, 1.5 hours Non-medical)


CE Credits:
 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by January 20, 2021)


TECH177-0221: Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 1
Format: Audio

Presenters: Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Course Dates: February 4, 2021- March 14, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, February 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 2021; 9:00-11:00 PM ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved by RACE  for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists (22-39064).

CE Credits:
 8
Tuition: $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by January 21, 2021)
Module 1 is a required prerequisite for Module 2 to help insure a complete understanding of the basic principles of anesthesia before learning how to develop an anesthesia protocol.
(Enroll in both modules by February 11, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


EXOT106-0221: Honey Bees - Splits and Swarms
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: February 12-March 3, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sunday, February 21, 2021; 2:00-4:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-38538)
Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by January 29, 2021)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by January 29, 2021)
* Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Course Facilitator: Peggy Hall (peggy@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 195


TECH163-0221: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format: Audio

Presenter: Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates: February 15-March 18, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, February 22, March 1 and 8, 2021; 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved by RACE  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: $150 ($141 early bird special if enrolled by February 1, 2021)
(The course prices includes Phil Seibert's Complete Veterinary Practice Controlling Controlled Drug Manual. As we have to mail this manual to participants we will close course enrollment on February 1, 2021 to have time to ship.)


EXOT104-0221: Honey Bees - Queen Biology and Queen Rearing
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: February 19-March 10, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sunday, February 28, 2021; 2:00-4:00PM ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-38536)
Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by February 5, 2021)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by February 5, 2021)
* Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Course Facilitator: Peggy Hall (peggy@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 195


EXOT107-0221: Honey Bees - Managing Bacterial Disease
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: February 26-March 17, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sunday, March 7, 2021; 2:00-4:00PM ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-38539)
Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by February 12, 2021)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by February 12, 2021)
* Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Course Facilitator: Peggy Hall (peggy@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 195


EXOT108-0321: Honey Bees - Managing Varroa Mites
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: March 12-31, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sunday, March 21, 2021; 2:00-4:00PM ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-38540)
Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by February 26, 2021)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by February 26, 2021)
* Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Course Facilitator: Peggy Hall (peggy@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 195


TECH326-0321: Ventilators
Presenters: Guillaume Hoareau, DVM, PhD and Scarlette Donovan, BA, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Emergency & Critical Care)
Course Open: March 2-April 9, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Tuesdays, March 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2021; 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites: Advanced
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians. (20-806014)

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by February 16, 2021)


TECH297-0321:Exotic Husbandry and Nutrition
Format:
 Audio

Presenter: Sarah Kolb, RVT, VTS-CP (Exotic Companion Animals)
Course Open: March 3- April 10, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, March 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2021, 8:30-10:00 PM

Level:
 Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-763819)

CEU Credits:
 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by February 17, 2021)


PHAR206-0321: Spring into Toxicology 2021
Format: Audio

Presenters:
Laura Stern DVM, ABVT
Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, DVM, ABVT, ABT, PhD
Tina Wismer, DVM, ABVT, ABT
Charlotte Means, DVM, MLIS, ABVT, ABT
Course Dates: March 16-April 23, 2021
Real Time Session (RTS): Tuesdays, March 23, 30, April 6, and 13, 2021; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Veterinarians
Accreditation: This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 8 hours of continuing education credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by March 2, 2021)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by March 2, 2021)

Course Facilitator: Heather Schoffstall (heather@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 116


PRAC200-0321: Water-Based Cremation – Let’s dive in and learn about this new option in body care
Format:
Audio

Presenter: Kathleen Cooney, DVM, CHPV, CCFP
Course Dates: March 24-April 10, 2021
Real Time Session (RTS): Wednesday, March 31, 2021; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites: This intermediate course will be open for enrollment to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in water-based cremation.
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-803876)

CE Credits: 1.5
Tuition: Member $35 ($32 early bird special if enrolled by March 10, 2021)
Non-Member $95 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by March 10, 2021)

Facilitator: Heather Schoffstall (Heather@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext. 116


TECH205-0321: Small Animal Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
Format:
Audio

Presenter: Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: March 30-May 7, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Tuesdays; April 6, 13, 20, and 27 ,2021; 8:00-9:30 PM ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites:
 Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-808338)

CE Credits:
 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enroll by March 16, 2021)


April | May | June 2021


TECH178-0421: Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 2
Format: Audio

Presenters:
 Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Course Dates: April 1-May 9, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, April 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2021; 9:00-11:00 PM ET (USA)

Audience:
 VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists (22-39065).

CE Credits:
 8
Tuition: $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by March 18, 2021)
Module 1 is a required prerequisite for Module 2 to help insure a complete understanding of the basic principles of anesthesia before learning how to develop an anesthesia protocol.
(Enroll in both modules by February 11, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


DENT004-0421: Dental Radiograph Interpretation
Format: Audio

Presenter: Steve Holmstrom, DVM, Dipl. AVDC
Course Dates: April 5-May 13, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, April 12, 19, 26, and May 3, 2021; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and AVDT veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-808876)
Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by March 22, 2021)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled March 22, 2021)

Course Facilitator: Peggy Hall (peggy@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 195


PRAC140-0421: OSHA Module 1 - Paperwork, Training, and Inspections
Format: Audio

Presenter: Phil Seibert, CVT
Course Dates: April 5-May 6, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, April 12, 19 and 26, 2021; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 4.5 hours of continuing education credit for veterinarians and veterinarian technicians/technologists in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
Credits: 4.5

Tuition: Member $170 ($160 early bird special if enrolled by March 22, 2021)
Non-Member $249 ($231 early bird special if enrolled by March 22, 2021)
*Enroll in all three OSHA modules (PRAC140-0421, PRAC141-0521, PRAC142-0721) by April 12, 2021 and receive a $125 discount off the non-discounted course prices.

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


TECH301-0421: Physical Rehabilitation for the Geriatric Patient
Format: Audio

Presenter: Mary Ellen Goldberg BS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS-physical rehabilitation, VTS-lab animal medicine (research anesthesia)
Course Dates: April 5-April 29, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, April 12 and 19, 2021; 8:00-9:30 PM ET(USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-766511)

CE Credits:
 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by March 15, 2021)


TECH285-0421: Therapeutic Nutrition
Format: Audio

Presenter: Kara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition)
Course Dates: April 7, 2021-May  8, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, April 14, 21, and 28, 2021; 8:30-10PM ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: 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 March 24, 2021)


TECH120-0421Summer VTNE Preparation Class
Format: Audio

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, RVT, CMAR, RLATG, CPIA
Course Dates: April 23-July 7, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, May 2, 9, 16, 23 (no class on May 30 due to Memorial Day), June 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2021; 8:00-9:30 PM ET (USA)

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

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, see below). Tuition fees are deeply discounted thanks to a generous grant from the VIN Foundation.


TECH342-0421: Respiratory Diseases
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT, VTS (SAIM)
Course Dates: April 26-June 3, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays May 3, 10, 17, and 24, 2021: 9:00-10:30 PM ET

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: 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 April 12, 2021)


STAF129-0521: Effective Staff Meetings and Training
Format: 
Audio

Instructor: 
Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Open: 
May 4-May 28, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): 
Tuesdays May 11 and 18, 2021 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites:
Advanced
Audience:VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation:
This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians and is VHMA approved for CVPM credits. (VHMA program #08-17)

CE Credits: 
3
Tuition: 
$63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by April 20, 2021)


STAF128-0521: CVPM Preparatory Review
Format: Audio

Presenter:
  Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM
Course Dates: May 24-August 5, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, and July 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2021; 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted to RACE for approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is VHMA approved for CVPM credits. (VHMA #09-03)

CE Credits:
 12
Tuition: $252 ($227 early bird discount if enrolled by May 10, 2021)


TECH298-0521: Emergency & Critical Care of Exotic Companion Animals
Format: Audio

Presenter: Sarah Kolb, RVT, VTS-CP (Exotic Companion Animals)
Course Dates: May 25-July 2, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, June 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2021, 8:30-10:00 PM

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: 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 May 11, 2021)


TECH295-0521: Basic Oncology Overview
Format: Audio
Presenter: Jenny Cassibry Fisher, RVT, VTS (Oncology)
Course Dates: May 27- July 4, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, June 3, 10 , 17 and 24, 2021; 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted fo RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by May 13, 2021)


PRAC141-0521: OSHA Module 2 - Basic Safety Hazards
Format: Audio

Presenter: Phil Seibert, CVT
Course Dates: May 31-July 8, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, June 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2021; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 6 hours of continuing education credit for veterinarians and veterinarian technicians/technologists in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
Credits: 6

Tuition: Member $204 ($190 early bird special if enrolled by May 17, 2021)
Non-Member $297 ($274 early bird special if enrolled by May 17, 2021)

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


July | August | September 2021


TECH263-0721: Under the Microscope-Basic Cytology for Veterinary Technicians
Format: Audio
Presenter: Barbie M. Papajeski, MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: July 1-August 8, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, July 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2021; 9:00-10:30 PM ET(USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: 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 June 17, 2021)


TECH248-0721: Basic Exotic Small Mammal Nursing
Format:
 Audio

Presenter:
Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia &  Analgesia and Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Medicine)
Course Open: July 4-August 11, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Sundays, July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 2021; 8:30-10:00 PM ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites:
 Intermediate 
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted fo RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists

CE Credits:
 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by June 20, 2021)


TECH343-0721: Dental Radiographs 
Format:
Audio

Presenter: Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: July 6-August 13, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays July 13, 20, 27 and August 3, 2021: 8:30-10:00 PM ET

Level: Intermediate
Audience: 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 June 22, 2021)


PRAC142-0721: OSHA Module 3 - Medical Hazards
Format: Audio

Presenter: Phil Seibert, CVT
Course Dates: July 19-August 19, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, July 26, August 2, and 9, 2021; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 4.5 hours of continuing education credit for veterinarians and veterinarian technicians/technologists in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
Credits: 4.5

Tuition: Member $170 ($160 early bird special if enrolled by July 5, 2021)
Non-Member $249 ($231 early bird special if enrolled by July 5, 2021)

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


TECH323-0721: Cat Behavior 101: Things every Veterinary Professional Should Know!
Format:
Audio

Instructor: Rachel Lees, RVT, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior)
Course Dates: July 28-September 4, 2021
Real Time Session: Wednesdays, August 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2021;8:30-10:00 PM ET

Level:
 Basic
Audience: 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 July 14, 2021)


STAF167-0721: Moving Through the Ranks: Technician to Supervisor
Format: Audio

Instructor:
 Kelly Cronin, MBA, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR
Course Open: July 29-September 5, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Thursdays, August 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021; 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites:
 Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval. This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA program #14-01).

CE Credits:
 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by July 15, 2021)


TECH200-0821: CPR
Format: Audio

Presenter
: Courtney Waxman, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: August 2-September 9, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays August 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2021: 8:30-10:00 PM ET

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

CE Credits:
 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by July 19, 2021)


TECH292-0821: Anesthetic Complications
Format: Audio

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: August 3-August 27, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, August 10 and 17, 2021; 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: 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 July 20, 2021)


STAF122-0821: Communication & Conflict Management Module 1: Communication & Organizational Development
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Dates: August 31-October 1, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, September 7, 14 and 21, 2021; 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted fo RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (RACE #22-26016; VHMA #08-19)

CE Credits:
 4.5
Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by August 17, 2021)
(Enroll in all three modules by September 7, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH324-0921: Dog Behavior 101:Things every Veterinary Professional Should Know!
Format:
Audio

Instructor: Rachel Lees, RVT, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior)
Course Dates: September 1-October 9, 2021
Real Time Session: Wednesdays, September 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2021; 8:30-10:00 PM ET

Level: Basic
Audience: 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 August 18, 2021)


TECH302-0921: Pediatric and Geriatric Anesthesia
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia &  Analgesia and Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Medicine)
Course Open: September 6-September 30, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Monday September 13 and 20, 2021; 8:30-10:00 PM ET (USA)

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

CE Credits:
 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by August 23, 2021)


TECH339-0921: ICU Bootcamp
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Courtney Waxman, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates:September 9-October 10, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays September 16, 23, and 30, 2021: 9:00-10:30 PM ET

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

CE Credits:
 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by August 26, 2021)


TECH120-0921Fall VTNE Preparation Class
Format: Audio

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, RVT, CMAR, RLATG, CPIA
Course Dates: September 10-November 17, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and November 7, 2021; 8:00-9:30 PM ET (USA)

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

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, see below). Tuition fees are deeply discounted thanks to a generous grant from the VIN Foundation.


STAF123-0921: Communication & Conflict Management Module 2: Conflict Management, Resolution, & Mentoring
Format: Audio

Presenter: Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Dates: September 28-October 29, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, October 5, 12, and 19, 2021; 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA #08-20)

CE Credits:
 4.5
Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by Setember 14, 2021)
(Enroll in all three modules by September 7, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH246-0921: Anesthesia for the Cardiac Patient
Format:
Audio

Presenter: Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Open: September 30-November 7, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Thursdays; October 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2021; 8:00-9:30 PM ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: 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 16, 2021)


October | November | December 2021


TECH163-1021: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates: October 4-November 4, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, October  11, 18, and 25, 2021; 9:00-10:30 PM 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: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by September 20, 2021)


TECH136-1021: ECG Interpretation Module 1
Format: Audio

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: October 6- November 6, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, October 13, 20, and 27, 2021 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: 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 22, 2021)
Enroll in both modules by October 13, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


TECH137-1021: ECG Interpretation Module 2
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: October 27- November 27, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, November 3 ,10 ,and 17, 2021; 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: 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 13, 2021)
Enroll in both modules by October 13, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


STAF124-1121: 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: November 2- December 3, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, November 9, 16, and 23; 2021 9:00-10:30 PM ET

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted to RACE for approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. 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 19, 2021)
(Enroll in all three modules by September 7, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH266-1121: Feline and Canine Anesthesia Case Challenges Module 1
Format: Audio

Presenter:
Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia &  Analgesia and Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Medicine)
Course Open: November 8-December 2, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Monday November 15 and 22, 2021; 8:30-10:00 PM ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits:
 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by October 25, 2021)


TECH276-1121: Feline and Canine Anesthesia Case Challenges Module 2
Format: Audio

Presenter:
Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia &  Analgesia and Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Medicine)
Course Open: November 29-December 23, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Mondays December 6 and 13, 2021; 8:30-10:00 PM ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits:
 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by November 15, 2021)


TECH305-1121: Pain Recognition and Assessment
Format: 
Audio

Presenter: Mary Ellen Goldberg BS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation, Lab Animal Medicine (research anesthesia))
Course Dates: November 30-December 24, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, December 7 and 14, 2021; 8:00-9:30 PM ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: 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 November 16, 2021)

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