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April | May | June 2017

VIN CE Course EXOT102-0417: Arthropods and Veterinary Medicine   [ Basic | audio only ]
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Presenter Ken Harkewicz, VMD
Course Open April 25-June 9, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2017; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits10
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in the supportive medical treatment of arachnids, millipedes, and centipedes. No previous invertebrate handling or experience is necessary.
Open To Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-28841)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $230 ($207 early bird special if enrolled by April 11, 2017)
Non-Member $355 ($319 early bird special if enrolled by April 11, 2017)

VIN CE Course MULT114-0417: Euthanasia Protocols for Companion Animals    [ Intermediate | audio ]
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Presenters Kathleen Cooney, DVM, MS
Course Open April 25-May 12, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesday, May 2, 2017; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits2
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to will be open to veterinarians actively interested in euthanasia protocols.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-28633)
Format   audio The lectures for this course will be presented in a predominantly audio format.
Tuition Member $46($41 early bird special if enrolled by April 11, 2017)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by April 11, 2017)

VIN CE Course PRAC132-0417: Successful Practice Transition and Ownership Module 3   [ Basic | audio only ]
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Presenters Thom Haig, DVM
Edward J. Guiducci, JD
Michael Porrello, CPA, CVA
Course Open April 26-May 13, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesday, May 3, 2017; 8:00-9:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits1.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians, both owners and associates, who are contemplating buying or selling a practice. PRAC130-0417: Successful Practice Transition and Ownership Module 1 is a prerequisite for this course.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-28995)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $35 ($31 early bird special if enrolled by April 12, 2017)
Non-Member $95 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by April 12, 2017)

VIN CE Course PHAR100-0417: Pharmaceutical Regulatory Review 2017   [ Basic | audio only ]
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Presenter Heather Lindell, PharmD, BSPh, RPh, DICVP, FSVHP
Course Open April 26-May 20, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesdays, May 3 and 10, 2017; 7:00-9:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits5
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians and veterinary support staff actively interested in learning how to evaluate their practice to reduce the risk of theft, diversion or prosecution for failure to maintain an adequate system of security and accountability for controlled substances.
Open To Open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, and other veterinary support staff.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-25027)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $115 ($103 early bird special if enrolled by April 12, 2017)
Non-Member $198 ($178 early bird special if enrolled by April 12, 2017)

VIN CE Course MULT209-0417: Systems A: Organ System Pathophysiology and ABVP Core Examination Review   [ Intermediate | audio and text ]
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Presenters Mitchell D. Song, DVM, DACVD
Mark Rishniw, BVSc, DACVIM (Internal Medicine and Cardiology)
Anne Katherman, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)
William Thomas, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Neurology)
Course Open April 27-July 2, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, May 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15 and 22, 2017; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits14
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in an overview of dermatology, cardiology and neurology information. This course is the third of six modules in the Organ System Pathophysiology and ABVP Core Examination review series. The MULT207-1016: Pathologic Basis of Disease and the MULT208-0217: Principles of Medicine courses are recommended prerequisites.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-29182)
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 $322 ($290 early bird special if enrolled by April 6, 2017)
Non-Member $462 ($416 early bird special if enrolled by April 6, 2017)

VIN CE Course EXOT319-0517: Pet Bird Medicine   [ Basic | audio only ]
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Presenters Drury Reavill, DVM, ABVP Avian, ABVP Reptile & Amphibian, ACVP
Rose Ann Fiskett, VMD, ABVP Exotic Mammal
Course Open May 1-June 1, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, May 8, 15 and 22; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits6
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course is intended for veterinary students and new grads interested in reviewing pet bird husbandry, diagnostics, diseases, and therapy.
Open To Open to veterinarians, veterinary students, and new grads.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-29068)
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 April 17, 2017)
Non-Member $231 ($208 early bird special if enrolled by April 17, 2017)

VIN CE Course PRAC133-0517: Successful Practice Transition and Ownership Module 4 - Practice Start-Up   [ Basic | audio only ]
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Presenter Thom Haig, DVM
Edward J. Guiducci, JD
Michael Porrello, CPA, CVA
Course Open May 3-20, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesday, May 10, 2017; 8:00-9:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits1.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to to veterinarians, both owners and associates, who are contemplating buying or selling a practice. PRAC130-0417: Successful Practice Transition and Ownership Module 1 is a prerequisite for this course.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-28996)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $35 ($31 early bird special if enrolled by April 19, 2017)
Non-Member $95 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by April 19, 2017)

VIN CE Course NUTR108-0517: Alternative Evidence for Some Alternative Facts About Pet Nutrition   [ Basic | audio only ]
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Presenter Sarah Abood, DVM, PhD
Course Open May 9-June 2, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, May 16 and 23, 2017; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits3
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists, actively interested in canine and feline nutrition.
Open To Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-29162)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $69 ($62 early bird special if enrolled by April 25, 2017)
Non-Member $137 ($123 early bird special if enrolled by April 25, 2017)

VIN CE Course EMRG105-0517: Rational Use of Antibiotics: A case-based presentation from the ER   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
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Presenter Beth Davidow, DVM, DAVECC
Course Open May 11-28, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursday, May 18, 2017; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits2
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists interested in the rational use of antibiotics.
Open To Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-29167)
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 April 27, 2017)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by April 27, 2017)

VIN CE Course BHVR105-0517: Senior Pet Behavior   [ Basic | audio only ]
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Presenter Meredith Stepita DVM, DACVB (Veterinary Behaviorist)
Course Open May 28-June 14, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Sunday, June 4, 2017; 4:00-6:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits2
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course aimed at small animal practitioners with an interest in behavior and geriatrics.
Open To Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE 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 $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by May 14, 2017)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by May 14, 2017)

VIN CE Course DENT109-0517: Veterinary Dentistry for the General Practitioner, Module 1   [ Basic | audio and text ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Steve Holmstrom, DVM, Dipl. AVDC
Course Open May 29-June 6, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, June 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2017; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to general practice veterinarians actively interested in veterinary dentistry. Participants in the course should have an interest in taking better care of the dental needs of their patients.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-29315)
Format   audio and text The lectures for this course will be presented in an text format. Participant questions will be answered using audio.
Tuition Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by May 15, 2017)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by May 15, 2017)
*Enroll in both DENT109-0517 and DENT110-0717 before June 5, 2017 and receive the discounted enrollment price: Member $312 Non-Member $496

VIN CE Course DIAG215-0617: Correlating Gross Morphology to Cytopathology - How much can we learn?   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Britton Grasperge, DVM
Eric Snook, DVM, PhD, DACVP (Anatomic Pathology)
Course Open June 6-30, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, June 13 and 20, 2017; 8:00-10:00 ET (USA)
CE Credits4
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in the correlation between gross lesions and cytopathology. It is recommended that veterinary students have previous course experience with cytology or gross pathology.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-29048)
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 May 17, 2017)
Non-Member $169 ($152 early bird special if enrolled by May 17, 2017)

July | August | September 2017

VIN CE Course DENT110-0717: Veterinary Dentistry for the General Practitioner, Module 2   [ Basic | audio and text ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Steve Holmstrom, DVM, Dipl. AVDC
Course Open July 3-August 10, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, July 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2017; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to to general practice veterinarians actively interested in veterinary dentistry. Participants in the course should have an interest in taking better care of the dental needs of their patients. Although not required, it is strongly recommended that participants take the first module, DENT109-0517: Veterinary Dentistry for the General Practitioner - Module 1, prior to enrolling in this course.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-29316)
Format   audio and text The lectures for this course will be presented in a text format. Participant questions will be answered using audio.
Tuition Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by June 19, 2017)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by June 19, 2017)
*Enroll in both DENT109-0517 and DENT110-0717 before June 5, 2017 and receive the discounted enrollment price: Member $312 Non-Member $496

VIN CE Course MULT210-0717: Systems B: 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 July 27-October 8, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, September 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017; 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 respiratory, musculoskeletal disease and orthopedics, gastroenterology, dentistry and behavior information. This course is the fourth of six modules in the Organ System Pathophysiology and ABVP Core Examination review series. The MULT207-1016: Pathologic Basis of Disease and the MULT208-0217: 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 July 6, 2017)
Non-Member $512 ($461 early bird special if enrolled by July 6, 2017)

VIN CE Course BHVR101-0717: When the Bite is Worse than the Bark - Canine Aggression Directed Toward Humans   [ Basic | audio and text ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Presenters:
Debbie Calnon, BSc BVMS MANZCVSc(Animal Behaviour) DipVET-P CertIVTC Dip TAA Kersti Seksel, BVSc (Hons), MRCVS, MA (Hons), FANCVS (Animal Behavior), Di. ACVB, DECAWBM, FAVA
Course Open July 31-September 8, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, August 7, 14, 21 and 28; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits6
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, support staff, and veterinary teams actively interested in canine behavior and aggression issues.
Open To Open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, support staff, and veterinary teams.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-29312)
Format   audio and text The lectures for this course will be presented as a combination of text and audio. Some of the lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format and others in a text format.
Tuition Member $138 ($124 early bird special if enrolled by July 17, 2017)
Non-Member $231 ($208 early bird special if enrolled by July 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 has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians.
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)

October | November | December 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 TBA
Course Open October 26, 2017-January 21, 2018
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7, 14, 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)

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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