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2018 Non-Interactive Courses

VIN CE Course ALTM400-2018: Wild Medicinal Plants and Their Potential Veterinary Uses [Non-Interactive]   [ Basic | non-interactive ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Sandra Mitchell, DVM, ABVP Feline, ABVP ECM
Course Open January 5-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
None
Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.
CE Credits2
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course is open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists interested in wild medicinal plants and their potential veterinary uses.
Open To This program (22-30044) is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 2 CE Credits, with a maximum of 2 CE Credits being available to any individual veterinarian or veterinary technician/technologist. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: Non-Scientific-Clinical, using the delivery method of Non-Interactive-Distance: (Online, Correspondence, Journal, or Other Self-Study). This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
Format   non-interactive This course does not include Real Time Sessions, message boards, or participant-instructor interaction. It is self-study and self-paced.
Tuition Member $46

VIN CE Course MULT310-2018: Cats and Calcium: A Review of Feline Hypercalcemia [Non-Interactive]   [ Basic | non-interactive ]
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Presenter Audrey K Cook, BVM&S, MRCVS, Dip ACVIM, ECVIM, ABVP (Feline)
Course Open January 5-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course open period.
CE Credits2
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course is geared towards small animal practitioners and assumes some basic understanding of calcium homeostasis and the consequences of hypercalcemia in feline patients. This non-interactive course is open to VIN members only.
Open To This program (22-30043) is approved by the AAVSB RACE to offer a total of 2 CE Credits, with a maximum of 2 CE Credits being available to any individual veterinarian. This RACE approval is for the subject matter categories of: Scientific, using the delivery method of Non-Interactive-Distance: (Online, Correspondence, Journal, or Other Self-Study). This approval is valid in jurisdictions which recognize AAVSB RACE; however, participants are responsible for ascertaining each board's CE requirements.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians.
Format   non-interactive This course does not include Real Time Sessions, message boards, or participant-instructor interaction. It is self-study and self-paced.
Tuition VIN Member $46

January | February | March 2018

VIN CE Course MULT205-0118: NAVLE® Review and Preparation Spring 2018   [ Basic | text only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Steven I. McLaughlin, DVM, MPH, DACVPM and Waiva A.Worthley, DVM
With technical support from board certified specialists:
Lisle George, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Emily Graves, VMD, MS, DACVIM
Laura Ridge Cousins, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Michele Gaspar, DVM, MS, DAVBP
Bob Doneley, BVSc, FACVSc (Avian Health), CMAVA
Course Open January 26-April 4, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Sundays, February 4, 11, 25, March 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2018; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits0
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic provides structured week-by-week instruction to help NAVLE® candidates stay on track to complete exam preparation in an efficient and effective manner. This course is geared toward senior veterinary students and veterinarians preparing for the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE®).
Open To Open to senior veterinary students and veterinarians preparing for the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE®).
Accreditation This course does not qualify for AAVSB RACE approval.
Format   text only The lectures for this course will be presented in a text format.
Tuition Member $161 ($145 early bird special if enrolled by January 12, 2018)
Non-Member $259 ($233 early bird special if enrolled by January 12, 2018)
Vet Students $50

VIN CE Course STAF123-0118: Communication & Conflict Management Module 2: Conflict Management, Resolution, & Mentoring   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Open January 30-March 2, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, February 6, 13 and 20, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate is open to all veterinary staff with the focus of enabling team members to more effectively communicate and resolve conflicts. All three modules are recommended, but not required, for participation or completion for each individual module.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA program # 08-20).
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by January 16, 2018)
* Enroll in all three modules by January 9, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price

VIN CE Course MULT212-0218: Systems D: Organ System Pathophysiology and ABVP Core Examination Review   [ Intermediate | audio and text ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Stacey Hoffman, DVM, MA, DACVIM (Internal Medicine)
Melissa A. Kennedy, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Amanda Guth, DVM, PhD
Stephanie Smith, DVM, MS
Michael Zigler, DVM
Bob Munger, DVM, DACVO
Rebekah G. Gunn-Christie, DVM, DACVP
Course Open February 1-April 22, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, April 5 and 12, 2018; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits18
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in an overview of small animal infectious disease, immunology, ophthalmology, coagulation and hematology information. This course is the sixth and final module in the Organ System Pathophysiology and ABVP Core Examination review series. The MULT207-1014: Pathologic Basis of Disease and the MULT208-0215: Principles of Medicine courses are recommended prerequisites.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians (RACE 22-31651).
Format   audio and text Some of the lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format and others in a text format.
Tuition Member $414 ($373 early bird special if enrolled by January 11, 2018)
Non-Member $576 ($518 early bird special if enrolled by January 11, 2018)

VIN CE Course TECH177-0218: Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 1   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Course Open February 1-March 11, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, February 8, 15, 22 and March 1, 2018; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate is open to all veterinary staff.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by January 18, 2018
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 8, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.

VIN CE Course TECH163-0218: Controlling Controlled Drugs   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Open February 19-March 22, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, February 26, March 5 and 12, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course is open to all veterinary staff.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (#VHMA 09-06)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by February 5, 2018

VIN CE Course EXOT101-0218: Bees and Veterinary Medicine   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Open February 21-April 7, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesdays, February 28, March 7, 21, and 28, 2018; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in the role of veterinary practitioners, both veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists, in the supportive medical treatment of bees and bee colonies.
Open To Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-31336)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar platform.
Tuition Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by January 31, 2018)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by January 31, 2018)

VIN CE Course STAF124-0218: Communication & Conflict Management Module 3: Balancing Your Life & Managing Your Stress    [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA and Lisa Dawn Stull, LMFT, MS
Course Open February 27, 2018-March 30, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, March 6, 13 and 20, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate is open to all veterinary staff with the focus of enabling team members to more effectively communicate and resolve conflicts. All three modules are recommended, but not required, for participation or completion for each individual module.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA program # 08-21).
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by February 13, 2018)
* Enroll in all three modules by January 9, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price

VIN CE Course TECH178-0318: Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 2   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Course Open March 29-May 6, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2018; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate is open to all veterinary staff.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-31524)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar.
Tuition $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by March 16, 2018
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 8, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.

April | May | June 2018

VIN CE Course ONCO105-0418: Introduction to Chemotherapy in Veterinary Medicine   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter: Christine Mullin, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Course Open April 9-May 10, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, April 16, 23, and 30, 2018; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits6
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in veterinary chemotherapy. There is no specific prerequisite experience or knowledge required for this course.
Open To Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar platform.
Tuition Member $138($124 early bird special if enrolled by March 26, 2018)
Non-Member $231 ($208 early bird special if enrolled by March 26, 2018)

VIN CE Course STAF176-0418: Build a Thriving Dental Practice   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Instructor Mary Berg, BS, LATG, RVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Open April 10-May 18, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, April 17, 24, May 1 and 8, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)
CE Credits6
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course is geared toward veterinary practice managers, owners and supervisors who wish to take their dentistry practice to the next level. They will learn ways to improve client compliance and education, marketing, pricing, and staff training in regards to the dental component of their practices.
Open To Open to VIN and VSPN members.
Accreditation This course has been submitted for approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course has been approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA #15-19)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in a predominantly audio format.Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by March 27, 2018)

VIN CE Course NUTR106-0618: Canine and Feline Obesity Management   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Catherine Lenox, DVM, Diplomate ACVN
Course Open June 18-July 5, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Monday, June 25, 2018; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits2
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in obesity management for canine and feline patients.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-26289)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format using a Webinar platform.
Tuition Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by June 4, 2018)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by June 4, 2018)

July | August | September 2018

October | November | December 2018


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