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October 26, 2017 (published) | February 23, 2018 (revised)

Information about the VIN/VSPN Course Catalogs. Courses open for enrollment to Veterinarians. Courses open for enrollment to Veterinary Support Staff. Non-interactive (self-study) courses open for enrollment to VIN and/or VSPN members.     

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January | February | March 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; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience:  VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation:  This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is 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


EXOT101-0218: Bees and Veterinary Medicine
Format:  Audio 

Presenter:  Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates:  February 21-April 7, 2018
Real Time Sessions:  Wednesdays, February 28, March 7, 21, and 28, 2018; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level:  Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation:  This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-31336)
CE Credits:  8

Tuition:  Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by January 31, 2018)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by January 31, 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 submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA program # 08-21).
CE Credits:  4.5

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


PHAR206-0318: Toxicology 101
Format:  Audio

Presenters: Laura Stern DVM, ABVT
Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, DVM, ABVT, ABT, PhD
Tina Wismer, DVM, ABVT, ABT
Charlotte Means, DVM, MLIS, ABVT, ABT

Course Dates:  March 6-April 12, 2018
Real Time Sessions:  Tuesdays, March 13, 20, 27 and April 3, 2018; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Advanced
Prerequisites:  This course is geared toward veterinarians and higher level/credentialed veterinary technicians/technologists. Participants in this course should have an interest in learning about how different toxicologic hazards affect our pets and the best way to utilize diagnostic tools to aid the general practitioner in treating them.
Audience:  Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation:  This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-32095)
CE Credits:  8

Tuition:  Member $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by February 27, 2018)
Non-Member $266 ($239 early bird special if enrolled by February 27, 2018)


NEUR100-0318: Seizure Management: Depolarization, Repolarization, and What we can do about it
Format:  Audio

Presenters:  Anne Elizabeth Katherman, DVM, MS, DACVIM/Neurology
Dawn Boothe, Phd, DVM, DACVIM/Internal Medicine, DACVCP (Clinical Pharmacology)

Course Dates:  March 21-May 12, 2018
Real Time Sessions:  Wednesdays, March 28, April 4, 11, 18, 25, and May 2, 2018; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level:  Intermediate
Audience:  Veterinarians
Accreditation:  This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians (RACE 22-32184).
CE Credits:  12

Tuition:  Member $276 ($248 early bird special if enrolled by March 7, 2018)
Non-Member $413 ($372 early bird special if enrolled by March 7, 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)
Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Course Dates:  March 29-May 6, 2018
Real Time Sessions:  Thursdays, April 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2018; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Prerequisite: 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.
Audience:  Open to VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation:  This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-31524)
CE Credits:  8

Tuition: $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by March 16, 2018
Enroll in both modules by February 8, 2018 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


April | May | June 2018


ALTM300-0418: Brilliant Sanity: How Mindfulness Meditation Can Help Make You More Effective and Happier
Format:  Audio

Presenter: Michele Gaspar, DVM, DABVP (Feline), MA. LCPC
Course Dates:  April 1-June 20, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 20, June 3 and 10, 2018; 7:00-8:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN members
Accreditation: This course does not qualify for AAVSB RACE accreditation.
CE Credits: 0

Tuition: Free to VIN members


EXOT004-0418: Basics of Exotic Companion Animal Behavior  

Format:  Audio

Presenter:  Sandra Mitchell, DVM, ABVP Feline, ABVP ECM
Course Dates:  April 3-May 10, 2018
Real Time Sessions:  Tuesdays, April 10, 17, 24, May 1, and 8, 2018; 8:00-9:30 pm ET (USA)

Level:  Basic
Audience:  Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation:  This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists (RACE 22-32251).
CE Credits:  7.5

Tuition:  Member $173 ($156 early bird special if enrolled by March 20, 2018)
Non-Member $274 ($247 early bird special if enrolled by March 20, 2018)


PRAC100-0418: OSHA & Practice Safety 2018  
Format:  Audio

Presenter:  Phil Seibert, CVT
Course Dates:  April 9-July 12, 2018
Real Time Sessions:  Mondays, April 16, 23, 30, May 14, 21, June 4, 11, 18, and 25, July 2, 2018; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level:  Basic
Audience:  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.
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)
CE Credits:  15

Tuition:  Member $405 ($370 early bird special if enrolled by March 26, 2018)
Non-Member $562 ($512 early bird special if enrolled by March 26, 2018)


ONCO105-0418: Introduction to Chemotherapy in Veterinary Medicine  
Format: Audio

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:  Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation:  This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-31888)
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)


DIAG215-0418: Correlating Gross Morphology to Cytopathology: How much can we learn?
Format:  Audio

Presenters:  Britton Grasperge, DVM
Eric Snook, DVM, PhD, DACVP (Anatomic Pathology)
Course Dates:  April 10-May 4, 2018
Real Time Sessions:  Tuesdays, April 17 and 24, 2018; 8:00-10:00 ET (USA)

Level:  Basic
Prerequisites:  It is recommended that veterinary students have previous course experience with cytology or gross pathology.
Audience:  Veterinarians
Accreditation:  This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians (RACE 22-29048).
CE Credits:  4

Tuition:  Member $92 ($83 early bird special if enrolled by March 27, 2018)
Non-Member $169 ($152 early bird special if enrolled by March 27, 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:  Tuesdays, April 17, 24, May 1 and 8, 2018; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level:  Basic
Audience:  VIN and VSPN members - Thiscourse is geared toward veterinary practice managers, owners and supervisors who wish to take their dentistry practice to the next level. They will learn ways to improve client compliance and education, marketing, pricing, and staff training in regards to the dental component of their practices.
Accreditation:  This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-31959) 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)


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; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Advanced
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-32298) 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)


NUTR109-0418: Strategies for Nutrition Case Management   
Format:  Audio

Presenters:   Catherine Lenox, DVM, Diplomate ACVN
Sarah Abood, DVM, PhD
Course Dates:  April 30-May 24, 2018
Real Time Sessions:  Mondays, May 7 and 14, 2018; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level:  Intermediate
Audience:  Veterinarians
Accreditation:  This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians.
CE Credits:  4

Tuition:  Member $92 ($83 early bird special if enrolled by April 16 2018)
Non-Member $169 ($152 early bird special if enrolled by April 16 2018)


PHAR106-0518: Applying USP 800 to Your Practice
Format: Audio

Presenters: Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe, PharmD, FSVHP
Course Dates: May 15-June 8, 2018
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, May 22, and 29, 2018; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians.
CE Credits:  3

Tuition:  Member $69 ($62 early bird special if enrolled by May 1, 2018)
Non-Member $137 ($123 early bird special if enrolled by May 1, 2018)


ONCO107-0518: Radiation Oncology in General Practice   
Format:  Audio
 

Presenter:  Siobhan Haney, VMD, MS, DACVR (Radiation Oncology), MBA
Course Dates:  May 31-July 8, 2018
Real Time Sessions:  Thursdays, June 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2018; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level:  Basic
Audience:  Veterinarians
Accreditation:  This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians.
CE Credits:  8

Tuition:  Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by May 17, 2018)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by May 17, 2018)


NUTR106-0618: Canine and Feline Obesity Management   
Format:  Audio

Presenter:   Catherine Lenox, DVM, Diplomate ACVN
Course Dates:  June 18-July 5, 2018
Real Time Sessions:  Monday, June 25, 2018; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level:  Intermediate
Audience:  Veterinarians
Accreditation:  This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-26289)
CE Credits:  2

Tuition:  Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by June 4, 2018) 
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by June 4, 2018)


July | August | September 2018

October | November | December 2018