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May 13, 2019 (published) | January 17, 2020 (revised)
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January | February | March 2020


EMRG201-0120: Shock
Format: Audio

Presenter: Guillaume Hoareau, DVM, PhD
Course Dates: January 22-February 8, 2020
Real Time Session: Wednesday, January 29, 2020; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Veterinarians
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians.
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by January 8, 2020)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by January 8, 2020)

Facilitator:  Heather Schoffstall (Heather@vin.com); ext 119


ALTM300-0120: Brilliant Sanity: Mindfulness Meditation
Format: Audio

Presenter: Michele Gaspar, DVM, DABVP (Feline), MA. LCPC
Course Dates: January 26-April 1, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, February 2, 9, 16, 23, March 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2020; 7:00-8:00 pm ET (USA)

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

Tuition: Free to VIN members

Facilitator: Michelle Staton (michelles@vin.com); ext 176


EXOT316-0120: Backyard Poultry Medicine
Format: Audio

Presenter: G. Lynne Luna, DVM, MAM
Course Dates: January 27-February 20, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, February 3 and 10, 2020; 8:30-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: veterinarians
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians. (RACE 22-38829)
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: Member $69 ($62 early bird special if enrolled by January 13, 2020)
Non-Member $137 ($123 early bird special if enrolled by January 13, 2020)

Facilitator: Peggy Hall (Peggy@vin.com); ext 195


EXOT105-0120: Honey Bees - Hive Management in Northern Climates
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: January 30-February 16, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursday, February 6, 2020; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-38537)
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by January 16, 2020)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by January 16, 2020)
*Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Facilitator: Peggy Hall (Peggy@vin.com); ext 195


MULT205-0120: NAVLE® Review and Preparation Spring 2020
Format: Audio

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 Dates: January 31-April 1, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, February 9, 16, 23, March 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2020; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Senior veterinary students and veterinarians preparing for the North American Veterinary Licensing Exam (NAVLE(R)).
Accreditation: This course does not qualify for AAVSB RACE approval.
CE Credits: 0

Tuition: Member $161 ($145 early bird special if enrolled by January 17, 2020)
Non-Member $259 ($233 early bird special if enrolled by January 17, 2020)
Veterinary Students $50

Facilitator: Peggy Hall (Peggy@vin.com); ext 195


MULT213-0220: Veterinary Forensics
Format:  Audio

Presenters: 
Sharon Gwaltney-Brant, DVM, Ph.D, DABVT, DABT and Adam Stern DVM, CMI-IV, CFC, DACVP
Course Dates: February 4-March 6, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, February 11, 18, and 25, 2020; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basics
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-39427)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition:  Member $138  ($124 early bird special if enrolled by January 21, 2020)
Non-Member $231  ($208  early bird special if enrolled by January 21, 2020)

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


MULT212-0220: Systems D: Organ System Pathophysiology and ABVP Core Examination Review
Format: Audio

Presenters:
Stacey Hoffman, DVM, MA, DACVIM (Internal Medicine)
Melissa A. Kennedy, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
Stephanie Smith, DVM, MS
Michael Zigler, DVM
Bob Munger, DVM, DACVO
Rebekah G. Gunn-Christie, DVM, DACVP

Course Dates: February 6-April 26, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, February 13, 20, 27, March 5, 19, 26, April 2, 9 and 16, 2020; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Veterinarians
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians. (RACE 22-39016)
CE Credits: 18

Tuition: Member $414 ($373 early bird special if enrolled by January 23, 2020)
Non-Member
$584 ($526 early bird special if enrolled by January 23, 2020)

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


TECH177-0220: Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 1
Format: Audio

Presentes: Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Course Dates: February 6-March 15, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, February 13, 20, 27 and March 5, 2020; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists (22-39064).
CE Credits: 12

Tuition: $168 ($151 early bird pricing if enrolled by January 23, 2020)

(Enroll in both modules by February 13, 2020 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


BHVR109-0220: An Ounce of Prevention: Behavior Edition
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meredith Stepita DVM, DACVB (Veterinary Behaviorist)
Course Dates: February 14-March 4, 2020
Real Time Session: Sunday, February 23, 2020; 4:00-6:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by February 2, 2020)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by February 2, 2020)

Facilitator: Ciara Fiack (Ciara@vin.com); ext 126


TECH163-0220: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format: Audio

Presenter: Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates: February 17-March 19, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, February 24, March 2 and 9, 2020; 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: $95 ($85 early bird pricing if enrolled by February 3, 2020)


EMRG205-0220: 2019: Year in Review
Format: Audio

Presenter: Guillaume Hoareau, DVM, PhD
Course Dates: February 19-March 7, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Wednesday, February 26, 2020; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Veterinarians
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE accreditation for veterinarians.
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by February 5, 2020)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by February 5, 2020)

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


EXOT106-0220: Honey Bees - Splits and Swarms
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: February 20-March 8, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursday, February 27, 2020; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-38538)
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by February 6, 2020)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by February 6, 2020)
*Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Facilitator: Peggy Hall (Peggy@vin.com); ext 195


DENT004-0220: Dental Radiograph Interpretation
Format: Audio

Presenter: Steve Holmstrom, DVM, Dipl. AVDC
Course Dates: February 24-April 2, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, March 2, 9, 16, and 23, 2020; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and AVDT veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by March 10, 2020)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by March 10, 2020)

Facilitator: Peggy Hall (Peggy@vin.com); ext 195


DIAG222-0220: Introduction to Dialysis and Related Extracorporeal Therapies
Format: Audio

Presenter: Armi Pigott, DVM, DACVECC
Course Dates: February 24-March 19, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, March 2 and 9, 2020; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-39527)
CE Credits: 4

Tuition: Member $92 ($83 early bird special if enrolled by February 10, 2020)
Non-Member $169 ($152 early bird special if enrolled by February 10, 2020)

Facilitator: Ciara Fiack (Ciara@vin.com); ext 126


DERM113-0320: VIN Skin - Spring Training
Format: Audio

Presenter: Mitchell D. Song, DVM, DACVD (Dermatology)
Course Dates: March 4-28, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, March 11 and 18, 2020; 9:30-11:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approved for veterinarians.
CE Credits: 4

Tuition: Member $92 ($83 early bird special if enrolled by February 19, 2020)
Non-Member $169 ($152 early bird special if enrolled by February 19, 2020)

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


TECH304-0320: Cardiac Emergencies
Format: Audio

Presenter: Justin Chandlr AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: March 9, 2020-April 16 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, March 16, 23, 30, and April 6, 2020; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 6


Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by March 2, 2020)


EXOT104-0320: Honey Bees - Queen Biology
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: March 12-29, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursday, March 19, 2020; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-38536)
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by February 6, 2020)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by February 6, 2020)
*Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Facilitator: Peggy Hall (Peggy@vin.com); ext 195


STAF146-0320: Employee Evaluations and Performance Planning
Format: Audio

Presenter: Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Dates: March 17, 2020- April 10, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays March 24 and 31, 2020 9:30-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course will be submitted to the VHMA for CVPM credits.
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by March 3, 2020)


DIAG214-0320: Cytology 101
Format:Audio

Presenters: Rebekah G. Gunn-Christie, DVM, DACVP
Jennifer L. Brazzell, DVM, MVetSc, DACVP (Clinical and Anatomic), MRCVS
Course Dates: March 25-May 23, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, April 1, 8, 15, 29, May 6 and 13, 2020; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Open to veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. 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.
CE Credits: 12

Tuition: Member $276 ($248 early bird special if enrolled by March 11, 2020)
Non-Member $413 ($372 early bird special if enrolled by March 11, 2020)

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


April | May | June 2020


TECH178-0420: Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 2
Format: Audio


Presenters: Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Course Dates: April 2, 2020 to May 10,  2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, April 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2020; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists (22-39065).
CE Credits: 8


Tuition: $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by March 19, 2020)
Module 1 is a required prerequisite for Module 2 to help ensure a complete understanding of the basic principles of anesthesia before learning how to develop an anesthesia protocol.
(Enroll in both modules by February 13, 2020 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


STAF183-0420: Compassion Fatigue
Format: Audio
Presenter:Dr. Bre
e Montana, DVM

Course Dates: April 6, 2020-May 21, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, April 13,20,27,and May 4 and 11,2020; 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 being sent for VHMA approval.
CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by March 30, 2020)


PRAC140-0420: OSHA Module 1 - Paperwork, Training and Inspections 2020
Format: Audio

Presenter: Phil Seibert, CVT
Course Dates: April 13-May 14, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, April 20, 27, and May 4, 2020; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-36333, exp. 3/13/2021)
This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA 19-21)
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: Member $167 ($157 early bird special if enrolled by March 30, 2020)
Non-Member $246 ($228 early bird special if enrolled by March 30, 2020)
*Enroll in all 3 OSHA modules (PRAC140-0420, PRAC141-0620, and PRAC142-0720) before April 20, 2020 and receive a $125 discount.

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


EXOT107-0420: Honey Bees - Managing Bacterial Disease
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: April 16-May 3, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursday, April 23, 2020; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-38539)
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by April 2, 2020)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by April 2, 2020)
*Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Facilitator: Peggy Hall (Peggy@vin.com); ext 195


PRAC141-0620: OSHA Module 2 - Basic Safety Hazards 2020
Format: Audio

Presenter: Phil Seibert, CVT
Course Dates: June 8-July 16, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, June 15, 22, 29, and July 6, 2020; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-37069, exp. 5/13/2021)
This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA 19-22)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: Member $201 ($187 early bird special if enrolled by May 25, 2020)
Non-Member $294 ($271 early bird special if enrolled by May 25, 2020)
*Enroll in all 3 OSHA modules (PRAC140-0420, PRAC141-0620, and PRAC142-0720) before April 20, 2020 and receive a $125 discount.

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


July | August | September 2020


EXOT108-0720: Honey Bees - Managing Varroa Mites
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: July 2-19, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursday, July 9, 2020; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-38540)
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by June 18, 2020)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by June 18, 2020)
*Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Facilitator: Peggy Hall (Peggy@vin.com); ext 195


PRAC142-0720: OSHA Module 3 - Medical Hazards 2020
Format: Audio

Presenter: Phil Seibert, CVT
Course Dates: July 27-August 27, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, August 3, 10, and 17, 2020; 9:30-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-37071, exp. 5/13/2021)
This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA 19-23)
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: Member $167 ($157 early bird special if enrolled by July 13, 2020)
Non-Member $246 ($228 early bird special if enrolled by July 13, 2020)
*Enroll in all 3 OSHA modules (PRAC140-0420, PRAC141-0620, and PRAC142-0720) before April 20, 2020 and receive a $125 discount.

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


October | November | December 2020

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