Non-interactive CE Catalog

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Non-interactive CE Catalog
November 1, 2017 (published) | June 10, 2020 (revised)
Barb Burri; Peggy Hall

Information about the VIN/VSPN Course Catalogs. Courses open for enrollment to Veterinarians. Courses open for enrollment to Veterinary Support Staff. Non-interactive (self-study) courses open for enrollment to VIN and/or VSPN members.     

Non-Interactive Course Catalog

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Non-Interactive Course Catalog
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Non-interactive courses do not have Real Time Sessions or participant-instructor interaction.
Courses are self-study, self-paced, and only VIN and/or VSPN members may enroll.



VIN CE Courses
       

ALTM401-2020: Medicinal Plants - Tips on Identification, Preparation, and Use
Format: Non-Interactive


Presenter: Sandra Mitchell, DVM, ABVP Feline, ABVP ECM
Course Dates: May 26-December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members only
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-42169, exp. 5/19/2022).
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: VIN/VSPN Member $69

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


EXOT008-2020: Reptile Euthanasia Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Sandra Mitchell, DVM, ABVP Feline, ABVP ECM
Course Dates: February 28-December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members only
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-37637, exp. 7/8/2021).
CE Credits: 1

Tuition: VIN/VSPN Member $23

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


EXOT012-2020: Guinea Pig Basics Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Sandra Mitchell, DVM, ABVP Feline, ABVP ECM
Course Dates: March 11-December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members only
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-35670, exp. 1/25/2021).
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: $46

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


EXOT013-2020: Ferret Basics Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Sandra Mitchell, DVM, ABVP Feline, ABVP ECM
Course Dates: March 25-December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members only
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-36072, exp. 3/13/2021).
CE Credits: 2.5

Tuition: $58

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


EXOT014-2020: Chinchilla Basics Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Sandra Mitchell, DVM, ABVP Feline, ABVP ECM
Course Dates: March 11-December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members only
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-36428, exp. 3/25/2021).
CE Credits: 1.5

Tuition: $35

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


EXOT015-2020: Rat Basics Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Sandra Mitchell, DVM, ABVP Feline, ABVP ECM
Course Dates: February 28-December 31, 2019
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members only
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-36702, exp. 4/8/2021).
CE Credits: 1.5

Tuition: $35

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


EXOT016-2020: Rabbit Basics Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Sandra Mitchell, DVM, ABVP Feline, ABVP ECM
Course Dates: February 13-December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members only
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-37155).
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: $46

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


Presenter: G. Lynne Luna, DVM, MAM
Course Dates: February 18-December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.
Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members only
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course. (RACE 22-38830, Expires: 10/28/21)
CE Credits: 3.5

Tuition: $81
Facilitator: Peggy Hall (Peggy@vin.com); ext 195

Presenter: Catherine Lenox, DVM, Diplomate ACVN
Course Dates: June 10-December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.
Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members only
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course. (RACE 22-42306, Expires: 5/29/2022)
CE Credits: 2.5

Tuition: $58
Facilitator: Michelle Staton (MichelleS@vin.com); ext 176

Presenter: Heather Lindell Tally, PharmD, BS, RPh, DICVP, FSVHP
Course Dates: May 19-December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.
Level: Basic
Audience: VIN members only
Accreditation: This course does not qualify for AAVSB RACE approval. This course is approved for veterinarians by the State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Board of Veterinary Medicine.
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: $46
Facilitator: Debbie Friedler (Debbie@vin.com); ext 756

PHAR205-2020: Effective Decontamination Techniques for Toxicant Exposures Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenters: Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, DVM, DABVT, DABT, PhD
Course Dates: February 13-December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN/VSPN Members
Prerequisites: This basic couse will be open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in effective management of patients exposed to potentially toxic agents.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-38248).
CE Credits: 1.5

Tuition: $35

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


Presenter:  Lauren Eichstadt-Forsythe, PharmD, FSVHP
Course Dates: February 18-December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.
Level: Basic
Audience: VIN members
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians as a non-interactive course. (RACE 22-38940, Expires: 11/11/2021)
CE Credits: 2
Tuition: $46
Facilitator: Peggy Hall (Peggy@vin.com); ext 195

PRAC113-2020: PRACTICE Cents Module 1: Building Wealth – Basic Accounting
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenters: Jon C. Dittrich, MBA
Course Dates: March 24-December31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN/VSPN Members
Prerequisites: This basic course is geared towards improving profits for a veterinary practice and thereby creating wealth for the owner.  Participants in this course should be a veterinarian, an owner, a potential owner, or in a management position at a veterinary practice.  This is an entry level course designed for people who have little or no previous management or financial training.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-39838, exp. 2/3/2022).
CE Credits: 4

Tuition: $92

Facilitator: Jennifer Boyle (JenniferB@vin.com); ext 169



Additional VIN CE Non-Interactive courses will be available soon!


VSPN CE Courses
VSPN Courses are open for enrollment when the course title shows a link to the information page

STAF121-2020: Veterinary Medical Terminology-The Basics
Format:
 Non-Interactive

Presenter: Barb Burri, MEd, MBA, CVT, LVT
Course Dates: February 18, 2020 - December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: Front desk/client service staff, veterinary assistants, and veterinary technician students and concentrates on decoding veterinary medical terms.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-37483).
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: $42


TECH209-2020: Feline Diabetes Mellitus Nutrition
Format:
 Non-Interactive

Presenter: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)
Course Dates: February 18 - December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Advanced
Audience: Veterinary support staff, especially those working toward their VTS in Nutrition.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-30449).
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: $42


TECH277-2020: Parasitology of Dogs and Cats
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Barbie M. Papajeski, MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: March 6 -December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-35226 ).
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126


TECH222-2020: Feline Obesity
Format:
 Non-Interactive

Presenter: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)
Course Dates: February 18 -December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Advanced
Audience: All veterinary staff, especially those working toward their VTS in Nutrition
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-37703 ).
CE Credits: 2.5

Tuition: $53


STAF153-0219: Hiring for Aptitude and Attitude
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Rebecca Rose, AAS, CVT
Course Dates: February 18 - December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Intermediate
Audience: This course is geared toward those working as practice managers and/or toward their CVPM, but is open to any VSPN or VIN Member wishing to focus on team members as assets of their clinic, increasing efficiency and leveraging.
Prerequisites:  This course assumes some basic understanding of calcium homeostasis and the consequences of hypercalcemia in feline patients.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-39127).  This course has been approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits (VHMA 12-25).
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: $63


TECH278-2020: Farm Animal Parasitology
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Barbie M Papajeski MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates:
March – December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions:
None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prerequisites:  This course is geared toward veterinary assistants and technicians in working with farm animals.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course.(22-39420)
CE Credits: 3.5

Tuition: $74


TECH202-2020: Hepatic Lipidiosis Nutrition Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)
Course Dates:
February  – December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions:
None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Advanced
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prerequisites:  This course is designed for those credentialed veterinary technicians pursuing their VTS-Nutrition or those experienced veterinary technicians (and their veterinarians) with a high level of nutritional knowledge in canines and felines.
Accreditation: This course is has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course.(22-39418)
CE Credits: 1.0

Tuition: $21


TECH174-2020: Blood Chemistry in the Canine and Feline Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)
Course Dates: February 18 – December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions:
None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prerequisites:  This course is focused toward those veterinary personnel who are familiar with laboratory testing and equipment. This course will not cover how to use specific pieces of equipment, but rather help staff identify how to improve sample collection and tests available, and testing procedures to result in more reliable results.
Accreditation: This course is has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course. (22-39417)
CE Credits: 1.5

Tuition: $32


TECH214-2020: Canine and Feline Inflammatory Bowel Disease Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)
Course Dates: February -December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Advanced
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course.(22-39419 )
CE Credits: 1.5

Tuition: $32


TECH309-2020: Feline Heartworm Disease Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)
Course Dates: February 18 , 2020 - December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prerequisites: This course is focused towards veterinary staff members looking for a greater understanding of feline heartworm disease

Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course.(22-37231)
CE Credits: 1

Tutition: $21


TECH279-2020: Equine Anatomy and Exams Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Sue Loly, LVT, VTS-EVN
Course Dates:
May 7, 2020 - December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prerequisites: This course is focused towards the unique external and internal anatomy of equines. An understanding of how common body tissues like muscles and internal organs function is recommended before beginning this course. Additionally, this course will focus on the equine exam and differences in various advanced exams.

Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course.(22-41571)
CE Credits: 3

Tutition: $63


TECH316-2020: Sterilization is Instrumental - Beating the Bugs
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Surgery), FFCP
Course Dates:
April, 2020- December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prerequisites: This course is open to veterinary technicians/technologists, support staff, etc. - actively interested in proper sterilization of surgical instruments.

Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course. (22-39472)
CE Credits: 1.5

Tutition: $33


TECH284-2020: Equine Surgery and Equipment Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Shana Lemmenes, CVT, VTS-EVN
Course Dates: May 22, 2020 - December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prerequisites: This course is open to veterinary technicians/technologists, support staff, etc. - actively interested in proper sterilization of surgical instruments.

Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course. (22-41698) 
CE Credits: 2.5

Tutition: $52.50


TECH325-2020: It’s Catchy! Infection Control for the Veterinary Practice Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Surgery), FFCP
Course dates: June 1 - December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prerequisites: This course is open to veterinary technicians/technologists, support staff, etc..

Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course. (22-42105 )
CE Credits: 1

Tutition: $21


TECH331-2020: Role of the Veterinary Surgical Scrub Tech
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Surgery), FFCP
Course dates: July 1 - December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prerequisites: This course is open to veterinary technicians/technologists, support staff, etc..

Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course. (22-42596 )
CE Credits: 1

Tutition: $21


TECH332-2020: Oh Sew Easy! Understanding Suture Materials
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Surgery), FFCP
Course dates: July 1 - December 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prerequisites: This course is open to veterinary technicians/technologists, support staff, etc..

Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course.(22-42597)
CE Credits: 1

Tutition: $21


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