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October 31, 2017 (published) | August 9, 2022 (revised)

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July | August | September 2022


TECH365-0822: Trauma Patients for Veterinary Technicians
Format: drip.vet/VSPN Webinar

Presenter: Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Open: August 24-September 7, 2022
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Tuesday, August 31, 2022; 8:00-9:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists. (20-913398)

CE Credits: 1
Tuition: $35


PHAR107-0822: Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Trina Hazzah, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), CVC
Gary Richter, MS, DVM, CVA, CVC, GDVWHM
Jeff Pollard, DVM, ABVP Canine and Feline
Course Dates: August 25-September 11, 2022
Real Time Session: Thursday, September 1, 2022; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved for 2 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-932742)
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by August 11, 2022)
Non-Member $110($99 early bird special if enrolled by August 11, 2022)

Course Facilitator: Drew Olson (drew@vin.com); 800.846.0028


TECH263-0922: Under the Microscope-Basic Cytology for Veterinary Technicians
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Barbie M. Papajeski, MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: September 1-October 9, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, September 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by August 18, 2022)


TECH235-0922: Anesthesia for the Avian Patient
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and (Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Animal)
Course Dates: September 5-October 13, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, September 12, 19, 26, and October 3, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Open to VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-924113)

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by August 22, 2020)


STAF183-0922: Compassion Fatigue
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Bree Montana, DVM
Course Dates: September 6-October 21, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, September 13, 20, 27, October 4, and 11, 2022; 9-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-920761) This course is being sent for VHMA approval.

CE Credits: 7.5
Tuition: $165 ($149 early bird special if enrolled by August 23, 2022)


TECH120-0922: Fall VTNE Preparation Class
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition); Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia); Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia & Analgesia) Tara Woyton, LVT, CVT, BS, MS; Mark Sharpless, MBA, JM, CMAR, RVT, VTS (Lab Animal Medicine)
Course Dates: September 9-November 16, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and November 6, 2022; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-38823)

CE Credits: 12
Tuition: $240 ($120 for enrolled AVMA/Canadian accredited VT program students or those who have graduated within 6 months of the course start date)

Tuition fees are deeply discounted thanks to a generous grant from the VIN Foundation.


NUTR115-0922: Nutrition for Dogs and Cats with Cancer
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Catherine Lenox, DVM, DACVIM (Nutrition)
Course Dates: September 14-October 1, 2022
Real Time Session: Wednesday, September 21, 2022; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved for 2 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-921323)
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by August 31, 2022)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by August 31, 2022)

Course Facilitator: Heather Schoffstall (heather@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 116


MULT101-0922: Emerging and Exotic Diseases: Keeping the "Zebras" in your Differentials
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Jenna Bjork, DVM, MPH
Course Dates: September 15-November 6, 2022
Real Time Session: Thursdays, September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2022; 7:00-8:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary support personnel
Accreditation: This course is approved for 9 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-927292)
CE Credits: 9

Tuition: Member $207 ($186 early bird special if enrolled by September 1, 2022)
Non-Member $320 ($288 early bird special if enrolled by September 1, 2022)

Course Facilitator: Debbie Friedler (Debbie@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext. 756


TECH321-0921: Environmental Toxins
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jeff Backus, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: September 21-October 15, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, September 28 and October 5, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by September 14, 2022)
* Enroll in both TECH320: Household Toxins and TECH321: Environmental Toxins by July 20, 2022 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


TECH366-0922: Veterinary Technicians Caring for the Critical Patient
Format:
drip.vet/VSPN webinar

Presenter: Amy Newfield, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Open: September 24-August 11, 2022
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Tuesday, October 4, 2022; 8:00-9:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists. (20-913398)

CE Credits: 1
Tuition: $35


LAMS301-0922: Beer, Wine and Rumen Fermentation: Feeding Microbes for Prof
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Robert Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD
Course Dates: September 28-November 5, 2022
Real Time Session: Wednesdays, October 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2022; 7:00-9:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Veterinarians
Accreditation: This course is approved for 8 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-907431)
CE Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by September 14, 2022)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by September 14, 2022)

Course Facilitator: Moreka Beckelic (Moreka@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext. 754


October | November | December 2022


TECH163-1022: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates: October 3-November 3, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, October 10, 17, and 24, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (#22-39034).
This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (#VHMA 09-06)

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $154 ($144 early bird special if enrolled by September 19, 2022)
The price of this course includes a copy of "The Complete Veterinary Practice Controlling Controlled Drug Manual", which will be mailed to the participant.


TECH357-1022: Arrhythmias and Treatment 
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Justin Chandlr AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: October 6-October 30, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, October 13 and 20, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-926519)

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by September 22, 2022)


EXOT323-0922: Avian Wound Management and Orthopedic Repair
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Heather W. Barron, DVM, DABVP Avian
Rebecca Duerr, DVM, MPVM, PhD
Course Dates: October 25-December 2, 2022
Real Time Session: Tuesdays, November 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2022; 7:00-9:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved for 8 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-932074)
CE Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by October 11, 2022)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by October 11, 2022)

Course Facilitator: Debbie Friedler (Debbie@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext. 756


TECH308-1022: More Than a Dental: Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment
Format: 
Interactive

Presenter: Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: 
October 19-November 12, 2022
Real Time Sessions: 
Wednesdays, October 26 and November 2, 2022: 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: 
VSPN Members
Accreditation:
 This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: 
$66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by October 5, 2022)


TECH356-1022: Urine A+: A Veterinary Technician's Role in Urine Testing
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Barbie M. Papajeski, MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: October 20-November 13, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, October 27 and November 3, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by October 6, 2022)


TECH200-1022: CPR
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Courtney Waxman, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: October 25-December 2, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, November 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved for veterinary technicians/technologists (20-800585).

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by October 11, 2022)


TECH227-1022: Anesthesia for Companion Exotic Small Mammals
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and (Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Animal)
Course Dates: October 31-December 8, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, November 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by October 17, 2022)


STAF186-1122: Keep Your Compassion - Toward Yourself and Others
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Open: November 2-November 26, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays November 9 and 16, 2022; 9:30-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: 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.

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by October 18, 2022)


TECH308-1122: More Than a Dental: Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment
Format:
Interactive

Presenter: Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: November 28-December 22, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, December 5 and 12, 2022: 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by November 14, 2022)


TECH305-1122: Pain Recognition and Assessment
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Mary Ellen Goldberg LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation, Lab Animal Medicine (research anesthesia)
Course Dates: November 29-December 23, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, December 6 and 13, 2022; 8-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by November 15, 2022)


DIAG425-1122: Reproductive Ultrasound
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Autumn P. Davidson, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Thomas Baker, BS
Course Dates: November 30-December 31, 2022
Real Time Session: Wednesdays, December 7, 14, and 21, 2022; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved for 6 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-927034)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: Member $138 ($124 early bird special if enrolled by November 16, 2022)
Non-Member $231 ($208 early bird special if enrolled by November 16, 2022)

Course Facilitator: Michelle Staton (MichelleS@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 176


TECH292-1122: Anesthetic Complications
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: November 30-December 24, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, December 7 and 14, 2022; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 4
Tuition: $88 ($96 early bird special if enrolled by November 16, 2022)


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