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July | August | September 2017

VIN CE Course MULT310-2017: Cats and Calcium: A Review of Feline Hypercalcemia   [ Basic | non-interactive ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Audrey K Cook, BVM&S, MRCVS, Dip ACVIM, ECVIM, ABVP (Feline)
Course Open June 22-December 31, 2017
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

VIN CE Course MULT216-0817: Large Animal Necropsies   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Eric Snook, DVM, PhD, DACVP (Anatomic Pathology)
Course Open August 4-30, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Sunday, August 13 and 20, 2017; 3:30-5:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in large animal necropsy techniques, lesions, and post-mortem changes. MULT214-0717: Basic Necropsy Techniques is a prerequisite for this course.
Open To Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-29874)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by July 21, 2017)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by July 21, 2017)
*Enroll in all 4 necropsy modules (listed below) by July 28, 2017 and receive a discounted course price.
Member $195 Non-Member $424
MULT214-0717: Basic Necropsy Techniques
MULT215-0717: Small Animal Necropsies
MULT216-0817: Large Animal Necropsies
MULT217-0817: Avian and Exotic Necropsies

VIN CE Course EMRG104-0817: Getting Thru the Night: How to make it through the night in ER, Module 3   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Tony Johnson, DVM, DACVECC
Course Open August 15-September 8, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, August 22 and 29; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course is geared toward new grads looking for practical guidance as they venture forth into the unpredictable world of veterinary medicine, but can be useful to those already experienced with ER work.
Open To Open to ALL recent grads and VIN members.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-30091)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition FREE for 2015, 2016 and 2017 graduates
Member $84 ($76 early bird special if enrolled by August 1, 2017)

VIN CE Course MULT217-0817: Avian and Exotic Necropses   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Eric Snook, DVM, PhD, DACVP (Anatomic Pathology)
Course Open August 18-September 6, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Sunday, August 27, 2017; 3:30-5:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits2
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in avian and exotic necropsy techniques, lesions, and post-mortem changes. MULT214-0717: Basic Necropsy Techniques is a prerequisite for this course.
Open To Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-29875)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by August 4)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by August 4)
*Enroll in all 4 necropsy modules (listed below) by July 28, 2017 and receive a discounted course price.
Member $195 Non-Member $424
MULT214-0717: Basic Necropsy Techniques
MULT215-0717: Small Animal Necropsies
MULT216-0817: Large Animal Necropsies
MULT217-0817: Avian and Exotic Necropsies

VIN CE Course LAMS103-0817: Backyard Hobby Farm Medicine Basics   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Jean Feldman DVM
Stacey Byers DVM, DACVIM
Ned Gentz DVM, DACZM
Lisle George DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Course Open August 30-October 7, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesdays, September 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2017; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to course will be open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, and support staff actively interested in the basics of farm animal medicine.
Open To Open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, and support staff
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. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by August 16, 2017)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by August 16, 2017)

VSPN CE Course STAF179-0817: The Many Faces of a Practice Manager   [Intermediate | text/audio ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Speaker Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM
Course Open August 31-October 8, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, September 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2017; 8:00-9:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits6
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course is geared toward those who are in a managerial or leadership role in the practice.
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 has been submitted to the VHMA for CVPM credits.
Format   text/audio The lectures for this course will be presented in a text format. Audio will be used to answer questions and augment the lecture. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition $126($113 early bird special if enrolled by August 17, 2017)

VIN CE Course NEUR200-0917: Feline Neurology   [ Intermediate | audio and text ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Anne Elizabeth Katherman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)
Course Open September 5-October 27, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesday, September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, and 17, 2017; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits12
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in Feline Neurology.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-29913)
Format   audio and text The lectures for this course will be presented as a combination of text and audio.
Tuition Member $276 ($248 early bird special if enrolled by August 22, 2017)
Non-Member $413 ($372 early bird special if enrolled by August 22, 2017)

VIN CE Course MULT205-0917: NAVLE(R) Review and Preparation Fall 2017   [ 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 September 8-November 8, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Sundays, September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2017; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits0
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course 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 August 25, 2017)
Non-Member $259 ($233 early bird special if enrolled by August 25, 2017)
Vet Students $50

VIN CE Course DERM110-0917: Ringworm Update - It's not a ring, it's not a worm   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Mitchell D. Song, DVM, DACVD
Course Open September 13-October 7, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesdays, September 20 and 27, 2017; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians with an interest in allergy and how it relates to dermatology. Participants should have a basic understanding of cutaneous anatomy, physiology and immunology and have access to basic dermatology textbooks.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-30247)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $92 ($83 early bird special if enrolled by August 30, 2017)
Non-Member $169 ($152 early bird special if enrolled by August 30, 2017)

VSPN CE Course STAF177-0917: Veterinary Marketing   [Intermediate| audio ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Kelly Lynn Cronin, MBA, BS, LVT, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR
Course Open September 26-October 27, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, October 3, 10 and 17, 2017; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course is focused on those veterinary professionals that work in veterinary management.
Open To Open to VSPN and VIN members.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-30448)
This course has been submitted for VHMA approval for CVPM credits.
Format   audio The lectures for this course will be presented in a predominantly audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition $95 ($86 early bird special if enrolled by September 12, 2017)

VIN CE Course ANES110-0917: Wild Adventures: Anesthesia and Analgesia in Wildlife   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Heather W. Barron, DVM, DABVP(Avian)
Michelle G. Hawkins, VMD, DABVP(Avian)
Course Open September 27-November 4, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesdays, October 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2017; 7:00-9:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians/technologists, and veterinary support staff actively interested in anesthesia and analgesia of wildlife in birds, reptiles, and mammals.
Open To Open to veterinarians, veterinary students, veterinary technicians/technologists, and veterinary support staff.
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. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by September 13, 2017)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by September 13, 2017)

October | November | December 2017

VIN CE Course ANES109-1017: Anesthesia Alphabet Soup   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Nancy Brock, DVM, DACVAA (course coordinator)
Lydia Love, DVM, DACVAA
Kris Kruse-Elliott, DVM, PhD, DACVAA
Course Open October 3-December 1, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, October 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14 and 21, 2017; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits12
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will appeal to seasoned, newly minted and returning small animal clinicians alike - anyone interested in deepening their understanding of decision making that enhances clinical anesthesia safety. Veterinarians new to and re-acquainting themselves with small animal practice will find a valuable overview of drugs to help optimize anesthesia protocol selection. While experienced practitioners will find this course helpful for optimizing existing anesthesia protocols and incorporating newly available anesthetic drugs.
Open To Open to veterinarians. Licensed or experienced (5 years suggested) veterinary staff may also enroll provided they are associated with an enrolled veterinarian. Veterinary staff need to provide the name of their veterinarian in the comment section during the enrollment process.
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. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $276 ($248 early bird special if enrolled by September 19, 2017)
Non-Member $413 ($372 early bird special if enrolled by September 19, 2017)

VIN CE Course PHAR303-1017: Responsible Antimicrobial Use   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Peter Foley, MSc, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Sandra McConkey, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVP
Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe, PharmD, FSVHP
Course Open October 9-November 9, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, October 16, 23, and 30, 2017; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits6
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians and veterinary students actively interested in antimicrobial resistance stewardship.
Open To Open to veterinarians and veterinary students.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-30596)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $138 ($124 early bird special if enrolled by September 25, 2017)
Non-Member $231 ($208 early bird special if enrolled by September 25, 2017)

VIN CE Course MULT600-1017: Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation   [ Basic | audio and text ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Jacqueline Davidson, DVM, MS, DACVS, CVA, CCRP, CERP, CCRT, CVPP, DACVSMR
Course Open October 16-November 9, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, October 23 and 30, 2017; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course is intended for veterinarians interested in rehabilitation. Participants should be well versed in canine anatomy and physiology. This course is a prerequisite for the advanced level course MULT601-1017: Cases in Canine Rehabilitation.
Open To Open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, and VSPN members.
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Format   audio and text The lectures for this course will be presented as a combination of text and audio.
Tuition Member $92 ($83 early bird special if enrolled by September 25, 2017)
Non-Member $169 ($152 early bird special if enrolled by September 25, 2017)

*Enroll in both MULT600-1017: Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation and MULT601-1017: Cases in Canine Rehabilitation by October 23, 2017 and receive the discounted enrollment price: Member $156 Non-Member $288

VIN CE Course NUTR105-1017: Gastrointestinal Adverse Food Reactions   [ 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 October 25-November 10, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesday, November 1, 2017; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits2
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in gastrointestinal adverse food reactions.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-22685)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $46 ($39 early bird special if enrolled by October 11, 2017)
Non-Member $108 ($97 early bird special if enrolled by October 11, 2017)

VIN CE Course EXOT320-1017: Avian Cardiology   [ Intermediate | text only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Brenna Fitzgerald, DVM, Dip ABVP (avian practice)
Brian Speer, DVM, Dip ABVP (avian practice), Dip ECZM (avian)
Course Open October 25-December 2, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesdays, November 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2017; 9:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in avian cardiology. Participants are expected to have some basic knowledge of avian medicine.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians.
Format   text only The lectures for this course will be presented in a text format.
Tuition Member $92 ($83 early bird special if enrolled by October 11, 2017)
Non-Member $169 ($152 early bird special if enrolled by October 11, 2017)

VIN CE Course MULT211-1017: Systems C: 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 Katherine M. James, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Ellen Behrend, VMD, PhD, DACVIM
Joe Bartges, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, DACVN
Julie R. Fischer, DVM, DACVIM (Internal Medicine)
Milan Hess, DVM, MS, DAC
Susan Little, DVM, ABVP Feline
Course Open October 26, 2017-January 21, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, and 14, 2017; January 4 and 11, 2018; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits16
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in an overview of small animal reproduction, fluids/electrolytes/acid-base, urology, nephrology and endocrine information. This course is the fifth of six modules 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 has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians.
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 $368 ($331 early bird special if enrolled by October 12, 2017)
Non-Member $512 ($461 early bird special if enrolled by October 12, 2017)

VIN CE Course MULT601-1017: Cases in Canine Rehabilitation   [ Advanced | audio and text ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Jacqueline Davidson, DVM, MS, DACVS, CVA, CCRP, CERP, CCRT, CVPP, DACVSMR
Course Open October 30-November 23, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, November 6 and 13, 2017; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4
Level and
Prerequisites
This advanced course is intended for veterinarians interested in rehabilitation. Participants should be well versed in canine anatomy and physiology. Completing the MULT600-1017: Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation course is a prerequisite for enrolling in this course.
Open To Open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, and VSPN members.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-30439)
Format   audio and text The lectures for this course will be presented as a combination of text and audio.
Tuition Member $92 ($83 early bird special if enrolled by October 9, 2017)
Non-Member $169 ($152 early bird special if enrolled by October 9, 2017)
*Enroll in both MULT600-1017: Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation and MULT601-1017: Cases in Canine Rehabilitation by October 23, 2017 and receive the discounted enrollment price: Member $156 Non-Member $288

January | February | March 2018

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 TBA
Course Open February 1-April 22, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 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 has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians.
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)


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