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October 31, 2017 (published) | July 29, 2020 (revised)

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July | August | September 2020


STAF173-0820: Inventory, One Size Does Not Fit All
Format: Audio
Presenter:  Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM
Course Dates: August 3, 2020-September 10, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, August 10, 17, 24, and 31,2020; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved (22-42312). This course has been approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA #16-25)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird price if enrolled by July 20, 2020)


ONCO114-0820: Multimodal Approach to Intra-Thoracic Neoplasia
Format: Audio

Presenters: Bernard Séguin, DVM, MS, dip ACVS, ACVS Founding Fellow, Surgical Oncology
Craig A Clifford DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Philip J. Bergman DVM, PhD, DACVIM-Oncology
Course Dates: August 5-22, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Wednesday, August 12, 2020; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Advanced
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
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 July 22, 2020)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by July 22, 2020)
*Enroll in 2 or more Surgical Oncology courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

  • ONCO112-0720: Intro to Surgical Oncology and Histopathology
  • ONCO113-0720: Multimodal Approach to Intra-Abdominal Neoplasia
  • ONCO114-0820: Multimodal Approach to Intra-Thoracic Neoplasia
  • ONCO115-0820: Multimodal Approach to Mast Cell and Soft Tissue Neoplasia

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


ONCO115-0820: Multimodal Approach to Mast Cell and Soft Tissue Neoplasia
Format: Audio

Presenters: Bernard Séguin, DVM, MS, dip ACVS, ACVS Founding Fellow, Surgical Oncology
Craig A Clifford DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)
Philip J. Bergman DVM, PhD, DACVIM-Oncology
Course Dates: August 26-September 11, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Wednesday, September 2, 2020; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Advanced
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
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 August 12, 2020)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by August 12, 2020)
*Enroll in 2 or more Surgical Oncology courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

  • ONCO112-0720: Intro to Surgical Oncology and Histopathology
  • ONCO113-0720: Multimodal Approach to Intra-Abdominal Neoplasia
  • ONCO114-0820: Multimodal Approach to Intra-Thoracic Neoplasia
  • ONCO115-0820: Multimodal Approach to Mast Cell and Soft Tissue Neoplasia

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


MULT120-0820: CAETA - The Companion Animal Euthanasia Training Academy
Format: Audio

Presenter: Kathleen Cooney, DVM, CHPV, CCFP
Course Dates: August 26-October 10, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, September 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2020; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary techicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 10

Tuition: Member $230 ($207 early bird special if enrolled by August 12, 2020)
Non-Member $355 ($319 early bird special if enrolled by August 12, 2020)

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


TECH227-0920: Anesthesia for Companion Exotic Small Mammals
Format:Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia, Exotic Companion Animal)
Course Dates: September 7, 2020-October 15, 2020
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Mondays, September 14, 21, 28 and October 5, 2018; 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. (22-42967)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by August 17, 2020)


MULT501-0920: Conservation Medicine and One Health
Format: Audio

Presenter: Sonia M. Hernandez, DVM, DACZM, PhD
Course Dates: September 8-October 16, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, September 15, 22, 29, and October 6, 2020; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: basic
Audience: Open to veterinarians and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-43195)
CE Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by August 25, 2020)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by August 25, 2020)

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


TECH306-0920: Obesity, Weight Management and Physical Rehabilitation in Dogs, Cats and Horses
Format: Audio

Presenter: Mary Ellen Goldberg BS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation, Lab Animal Medicine (research anesthesia))
Course Dates: September 10, 2020-October 4, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, September 17 and 24, 2020; 8:00-9:30pm ET(USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-42968)
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by August 27, 2020)


TECH120-0920: Fall VTNE Preparation Class
Format: Audio

Presenters: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition); Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia); Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia);Tara Woyton, LVT, CVT, BS, MS; Mark Sharpless, RVT, CMAR, RLATG, CPIA
Course Dates: September 11, 2020-November 18, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, September 20, 27, October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1 and 8, 2020; 8:00-9:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 12

Tuition: $230 ($115 for enrolled AVMA/Canadian accredited VT program students or those who have graduated within 6 months of the course start date, see below). Tuition fees are deeply discounted thanks to a generous grant from the VIN Foundation.


STAF184-0920: Cultural Competence and Diversity
Format: Audio

Presenter: Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Open: September 8, 2020- October 2, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays September 15 and 22, 2020  9:30-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.( 22-42966). This course has been VHMA approved ID20-40.</em>
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by August 25, 2020)


ANES114-0920: Clinical Use of Perioperative Drugs in the Small Animal Patient: Real-World Applications
Format: Audio

Presenter: Nancy Brock, DVM, DACVAA (Course Coordinator)
Lydia Love, DVM, DACVAA
Kris Kruse-Elliott, DVM, PhD, DACVAA
Course Dates: September 29-November 6, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, October 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2020; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and licensed or experienced (5 years suggested) veterinary staff.
Veterinary staff must be 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 is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by September 15, 2020)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by September 15, 2020)

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


TECH200-0920: Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the Small Animal Patient
Format: Audio

Presenter: Courtney Waxman, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: September 29, 2020-November 6, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays October 6, 13, 20, and 27, 2020: 9-10:30 PM ET

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved for veterinary technicians/technologists (22-35188).
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126($113 early bird special if enrolled by September 15, 2020)


October | November | December 2020


TECH163-1020: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format:
Audio

Presenter: Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates: October 8, 2020-November 8, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, October  15, 22, and 29, 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 special if enrolled by September 24, 2020)


TECH237-1020: Anesthesia for the Reptile Patient
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia, Exotic Companion Animal)
Course Dates: October 12, 2018-November 19, 2020
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Mondays, October 19, 26 and November 2 and 8, 2020; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-27635)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by September 28, 2020)


TECH173-1020: Pharmacology
Format: Audio

Presenters: Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia and Analgesia) and Courtney Liermann,CVT,LVT, VTS(ECC)
Course Dates: October 28-December 26,2020
Real Time Sessions (RTS):Wednesdays November 4,11,18,(no class on the 25th),and December 2,9 and 16 2020, 8:30-10PM ET

Level:
Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval fo veterinary techncians/technologists.

CE Credits:
9
Tuition: $189 ($170 early bird special if enrolled by October 14, 2020)


TECH292-1120: Anesthetic Complications
Format: Audio

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)
Course Dates: November 3, 2020-December 4, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, November 10, 17 and 24, 2020; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by October 20, 2020)


TECH235-1120: Anesthesia for the Avian Patient
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia, Exotic Companion Animal)
Course Dates: November 16, 2020-December 24, 2020
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Mondays, November 23, 30 and December 7 and 14; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

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

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


TECH312-1120: ER Procedures
Format: Audio

Presenter: Courtney Waxman, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: November 24, 2020-December 25, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays December 1, 8, and 15, 2020: 9:00-10:30pm ET

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by November 10, 2020)


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