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January | February | March 2017

VSPN CE Course TECH163-0217: 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 20, 2017-March 23, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, February 27, March 6, and 13, 2017; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits4.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course is an essential part of practice management for all involved with controlled substance tracking and documentation. All veterinary staff members, office managers, practice managers, hospital administrators, supervisors, and veterinarians are welcome to join the course and its discussions. **Please note, this course will discuss US DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) laws only.
Open To Open to VSPN and VIN members
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is VHMA approved for CVPM credits. (VHMA #09-06)
NOTE: Veterinarians should check with their state/provincial boards regarding course approval for pharmacy or regulatory content requirements.
Format   audio only 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 February 6, 2017)

VIN CE Course PHAR204-0217: Common Toxicants by Body System 2017   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Laura Stern DVM, ABVT
Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, DVM, ABVT, ABT, PhD
Tina Wismer, DVM, ABVT, ABT
Charlotte Means, DVM, MLIS, ABVT, ABT
Course Open February 28-April 7, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, March 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2017; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (US)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course is geared to veterinarians and higher level or credentialed veterinary technicians/technologists with an interest in learning how different toxicological hazards affect different body systems in pets.
Open To Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-28584)
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 February 14, 2017)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by February 14, 2017)

VIN CE Course ONCO106-0317: Complementary Therapies in Cancer Care   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Catherine Lenox, DVM, CVA, Diplomate ACVN
Barbara Fougere, BVMS, MA
Kate Vickery, VMD, MS, DACVIM (Oncology), CVA
Course Open March 6-April 6, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, March 13, 20, and 27, 2017; 8:30-10:30 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits6
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in complementary supportive therapies for the oncology patient. To get the most out of this course, it is recommended that the participant have a basic knowledge of cancer biology.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians.
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 February 20, 2017)
Non-Member $228 ($205 early bird special if enrolled by February 20, 2017

VIN CE Course ALTM330-0317: Towards a Sustainable Clinical Career: The Neuroscience of Clinicianship   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
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Presenter Michele Gaspar, DVM, DABVP (Feline Practice), MA, LPC
Course Open March 12-April 19, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Sundays, March 19, 26, April 2 and 9, 2017; 7:00-9:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate level course is suitable for new/recent graduates and experienced veterinarians who are interested in understanding and utilizing current neuroscience as it relates to improved, sustainable and ultimately enjoyable clinical practice.
No previous experience with mindfulness, meditation or coursework neuroscience is necessary to participate and benefit from this course.
Participants are responsible for acquiring the required textbooks prior to the start of the course. Please refer to the course information page for details.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-28480)
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 February 26, 2017)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by February 26, 2017)

VIN CE Course PHAR105-0317: Veterinary In-House Drug Compounding   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe, PharmD, FSVHP
Course Open March 21-May 5, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesdays, March 28, April 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2017; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (US)
CE Credits10
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in in-house drug compounding. Prior to starting this course veterinarians should have experience using and prescribing compounded products for their patients.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-28453)
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 March 7, 2017)
Non-Member $355 ($319 early bird special if enrolled by March 7, 2017)

VIN CE Course DERM108-0317: Itch 2017   [ Basic | audio only ]
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Presenter Mitchell Song, DVM, DACVD
Course Open March 22-April 15, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesdays, March 29 and April 5, 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 22-28844)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Member $92 ($93 early bird special if enrolled by March 8, 2017)
Non-Member $169 ($152 early bird special if enrolled by March 8, 2017)

VIN CE Course REPR200-0317: Genetics, Epigenetics, and Stem Cells   [ Basic | audio and text ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenters Kathleen Cavanagh, Honors BSc, DVM, MET
Jennifer G. Barrett, DVM, Ph.D., Diplomate ACVS
Jerold S. Bell, DVM
Michael Golding, BSc, PhD
Course Open March 29-May 6, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Wednesdays, April 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2017; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to will be open to veterinarians interested in genetics as applied to everyday veterinary practice. The scope of the course will not provide training in application of the new technology (such as stem cells) but act to introduce the generalist to the field.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-28636)
Format   audio and text The first lecture will be presented in a text format. The following lectures will be presented in an audio format.
Tuition Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by March 13, 2017)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by March 13, 2017)

April | May | June 2017

VIN CE Course PRAC200-0417: Water-Based Cremation
- Let's dive in and learn about this new option in body care
   [ Intermediate | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Kathleen Cooney, DVM, MS
Course Open April 4-21, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Tuesday, April 11, 2017; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits1.5
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course will be open to veterinarians actively interested in water-based cremation.
Open To Open to veterinarians.
Accreditation This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (22-28864)
Format   audio only The lectures for this course will be presented in an audio format. Please come prepared to listen.
Tuition Free to VIN members only.
Non-members and veterinary students are not eligible to enroll in this course.

VSPN CE Course TECH178-0417: Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 2   [Intermediate | text-audio ]
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 April 6-May 14, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, April 13, 20, 27, and May 4, 2017; 9:00pm-11:00pm ET (USA)
CE Credits8
Level and
Prerequisites
This intermediate course is focused towards the veterinary technician who routinely deals with anesthesia case management. Veterinarians are highly encouraged to enroll with their veterinary technicians to work as a team in anesthesia. Module 1 is a prerequisite for Module 2 to help insure a complete understanding of the basic principles of anesthesia before learning how to develop an anesthesia protocol. These modules are approved CE for those applicants applying for their VTS (Anesthesia).
Open To Open to VSPN and VIN members
Accreditation This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE #22-19357)
Format   audio and text 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 $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by March 23, 2016)
*Enroll in both modules by February 9, 2017 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.

VIN CE Course PRAC100-0417: OSHA & Practice Safety 2017   [ Basic | text only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
Presenter Phil Seibert, CVT
Course Open April 10-July 6, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Mondays, April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, June 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2017; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)
CE Credits15
Level and
Prerequisites
This basic course will be open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, support staff, and veterinary teams actively interested in understanding OSHA's Standards and practical ways to implement them in a veterinary practice.
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 22-28905) This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA 09-02)
Format   text only The lectures for this course will be presented in a text format.
Tuition Member $405 ($370 early bird special if enrolled by March 27, 2017)
Non-Member $562 ($512 early bird special if enrolled by March 27, 2017)
Tuition includes the cost of the printed manuals (valued at $72).

VIN CE Course EXOT102-0417: Arthropods and Veterinary Medicine   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
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 ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
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 MULT209-0417: Systems A: 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 April 27-July 2, 2017
Real Time Sessions
(RTS)
Thursdays, May 4, 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 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 $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 BHVR105-0517: Senior Pet Behavior   [ Basic | audio only ]
Enroll Now See the Course Information page for more information on content, discounts, and materials.
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)

July | August | September 2017

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)

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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