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January | February | March 2018

TECH120-0118: Winter VTNE Preparation Class
Format: Text

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: January 12-March 21, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, January 21, 28, February 4, 11, 18, 25, March 4 and 11, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm 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, see below). Tuition fees are deeply discounted thanks to a generous grant from the VIN Foundation.


STAF123-0118: Communication & Conflict Management Module 2: Conflict Management, Resolution, & Mentoring
Format: Audio

Presenter: Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Dates: January 30-March 2, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, February 6, 13 and 20, 2018; 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. (RACE# 22-26017)This course has been approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA #08-20)
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: $95.00 ($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.


TECH177-0218: 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 1-March 11, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, February 8, 15, 22 and March 1, 2018; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.(RACE# 22-31522)
CE Credits: 12

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.


TECH289-0218: Canine and Feline Weight Loss Programs
Format: 
 Audio

Presenter: Kelly Gredner, RVT, VTS (Nutrition)
Course Dates: February 14-March 17, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, February 21, 28 and March 7, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation:
This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE# 22-31595)
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition:
$95.00 ($85.00 early bird special if enrolled by January 31, 2018)


TECH163-0218: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format: Audio

Presenter: Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates: February 19-March 22, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, February 26, March 5 and 12, 2018; 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.(RACE program #22-31632) This course has been approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (#VHMA 09-06)
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by February 5, 2018)


STAF124-0218: 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: February 27-March 30, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, March 6, 13 and 20, 2018; 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. (RACE program #22-26018) This course has been approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA #08-21)
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by Debruary 13, 2018)
Enroll in all three modules by January 9, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


TECH263-0318: Under the Microscope-Basic Cytology for Veterinary Technicians
Format: Audio

Presenter: Barbie M. Papajeski, MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: March 1-April 8, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, March 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: THis course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE program #22-31653).
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 (113 early bird special if enrolled by February 15, 2018)


TECH155-0318: Reptile Hematology
Format: Audio

Presenters: Jenni Jenkins-Perez, LVT, CVT and Michelle LaBelle-Lake, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: March 14-April 7, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, March 21 and 28, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm 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 February 28, 2018)


TECH223-0318: Canine and Feline Allergies
Format: Audio

Presenter: Thomas Hansen, DVM, DABVP (Canine and Feline Practice)
Course Dates: March 20-April 6, 2018
Real Time Session (RTS): Tuesday, March 27, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 1.5

Tuition: $32 ($29 early bird pricing if enrolled by March 5, 2018)


TECH178-0318: 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: March 29-May 6, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2018; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)

Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.(RACE program #22-31524)
CE Credits: 8

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

ONCO105-0418: Introduction to Chemotherapy in Veterinary Medicine
Format: Audio/VIN CE Course

Presenter: Christine Mullin, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology)
Course Dates: April 9-May 10, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, April 16, 23, and 30, 2018; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

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

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)


STAF176-0418: Build a Thriving Dental Practice 
Format: Audio

Presenter: Mary Berg, BS, LATG, RVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: April 10-May 18, 2018
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Tuesdays, April 17, 24, May 1 and 8, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: 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)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by March 27, 2018)


TECH136-0418: ECG Interpretation Module 1
Format: Audio?

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)
Course Dates: April 23-May 24, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, April 30, May 7 and 14, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE #22-26037)

CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by April 9, 2018)
Enroll in both modules by April 30, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


STAF112-0418: Personnel Issues Facing Veterinary Practices
Format: Audio

Presenter: Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Dates: April 26-June 3, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, May 3, 10, 17 and 24; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Advanced
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course has been VHMA approved for CVPM credits. (VHMA #10-05)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by April 12, 2018)


TECH120-0518: Summer 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: May 4-July 18, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, May 13, 20, (no class May 27), June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 1 and 8, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm 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 students 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.


TECH197-0518: Avian Hematology and Cytology
Format: Audio

Presenters: Jenni Jenkins-Perez, LVT, CVT and Michelle LaBelle-Lake, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: May 16-June 23, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, May 23, 30, June 6 and 13, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
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 pricing if enrolled by May 2, 2018)


TECH137-0518: ECG Interpretation Module 2
Format: Audio?

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)
Course Dates: May 25-June 28, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, June 4, 11 and 18, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE #22-26038)
CE Credits: 4.5 

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by May 11, 2018)
Enroll in both modules by April 30 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


STAF128-0618: CVPM Preparatory Review
Format: Audio

Presenter:  Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM
Course Dates: June 11-August 23, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, June 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6 and 13, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET

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 has been VHMA approved for CVPM credits. (VHMA #09-03)
CE Credits: 12

Tuition: $252 ($227 early bird discount if enrolled by May 28, 2018)


TECH283-0618: Anesthesia in Common Emergencies
Format: Audio

Presenter: Katy Wadell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia/Analgesia)
Course Dates: June 13-July 28, 2017
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, June 20, 27 (no class July 4), July 11 and 18, 2017; 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 pricing if enrolled by May 30, 2018)


TECH260-0618: Dentistry 101
Format: Audio

Presenter: Mary Berg, BS, LATG, RVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: June 12-July 20, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, June 19, 26, July3 and 10, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

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

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird discount if enrolled by May 29, 2018)
Enroll in both modules by June 19, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


July | August | September 2018

TECH262-0718: Helping Technicians Provide Physical Rehabilitation for In-Hospital Patients
Audio

Presenter: Maria Maddox, BA, CVT, LVT, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation (OC)), CCRP, AMCP
Course Dates: July 5-August 12, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, July 12, 19, 26, and August 2, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

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

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by June 21, 2018)


TECH261-0718: Dentistry 201
Format: Audio

Presenter: Mary Berg, BS, LATG, RVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: July 31-September 7, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, August 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

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

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by July 17, 2018)
Enroll in both modules by June 19, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


STAF167-0818: Moving Through the Ranks: Technician to Supervisor
Format: Audio

Presenter: Kelly Cronin, MBA, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR
Course Dates: August 2-September 9, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, August 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE #22-29928)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by July 19, 2018)
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TECH282-0818: Avian Diseases
Format:

Presenter: Sarah Kolb, RVT, VTS-CP (Exotic Companion Animals)
Course Dates: August 30-October 7, 2018
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Thursdays, September 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2018; 8:30-10:00 pm ET (USA)

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

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by August 16, 2018)


STAF173-0818: Inventory, One Size Does Not Fit All
Format: Audio

Presenter:  Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM
Course Dates: August 22-September 29, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, August 29, September 5, 12 and 19, 2018; 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. (RACE #22-27634) This course has been approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA #16-25)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird price if enrolled by August 8, 2018)


TECH227-0818: Anesthesia for Companion Exotic Small Mammals
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia, Exotic Companion Animal)
Course Dates: August 31-October 11, 2018
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Mondays, September 10, 17, 24 and October 1, 2018; 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: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by August 17, 2018)


TECH291-0918: APRVT Rehabilitation Review
Format: Audio

Presenters: Dawn Hickey, LVMT, CCRP,Mary Ellen Goldberg BS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRA, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation (OC)),Maria Maddox, CVT, LVT, CCRP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation (OC)),Jennifer Panko, RVT, CCRP, OCMC, CAPMC, Sandra Dowd BA, LVT, VTS – Physical Rehabilitation (OC), CCRP, CSMP
Course Dates: September 4-October 12, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, September 11, 18, 25 and October 2, 2018; 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: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by August 28, 2018)


TECH120-0918: Fall VTNE Preparatory Review
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 14-November 21, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4 and 11, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm 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, see below). Tuition fees are deeply discounted thanks to a generous grant from the VIN Foundation.


TECH185-1018: Urinalysis Module 1
Format: Audio

Presenters: Cheryl Stockman, MT (ASCP) & Joyce Knoll, VMD, PhD, DACVP

Course Dates: October 2-November 2, 218
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, October 9, 16 and 23, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

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

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by September 18, 2018)
Enroll in both modules by October 9, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


October | November | December 2018

TECH237-1018: Anesthesia for the Reptile Patient
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia, Exotic Companion Animal)
Course Dates: October 8-November 15, 2018
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Mondays, October 15, 22, 29 and November 5, 2018; 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: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by September 24, 2018)


TECH186-1018: Urinalysis Module 2
Format: Audio

Presenters: Cheryl Stockman, MT (ASCP) & Joyce Knoll, VMD, PhD, DACVP

Course Dates: October 30-November 30, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, November 6, 13 and 20, 2018; 8:00-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by October 16, 2018)
Enroll in both modules by October 9, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


TECH235-1118: Anesthesia for the Avian Patient
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia, Exotic Companion Animal)
Course Dates: November 12-December 20, 2018
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Mondays, November 19, 26, December 3 and 10,2018; 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: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by October 29, 2018)


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