VSPN Course Catalog

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October 31, 2017 (published) | October 14, 2020 (revised)

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October | November | December 2020


TECH173-1020: Canine and Feline 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 RACE approved for veterinarians/veterinary techncians/technologists.(22-43750)

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-November 27, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, November 10 and 17, 2020; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-43834)
CE Credits: 4

Tuition: $84 ($76 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 program has been approved for 6 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval. (22-43769) 

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 program has been approved for 4.5 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.(22-44256)

CE Credits: 4.5

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


January | February | March 2021


EXOT101-0121: Honey Bees - Veterinary Medicine
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: January 1-February 3, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, January 10, 17, and 24, 2021; 2:00-3:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-44704)
Credits: 4.5

Tuition: Member $104 ($94 early bird special if enrolled by December 18, 2020)
Non-Member $183 ($165 early bird special if enrolled by December 18, 2020)
* Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Course Facilitator: Peggy Hall (peggy@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 195


STAF134-0121: Empathy and Reflective Listening
Format: Audio

Presenter: Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Open: January 5, 2021- January 29, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays January 12 and 19, 2021  9:30-11PM ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites: This basic course is designed to teach participants communication skills, allowing them to be intentional and effective during challenging or emotional communications. Participants will learn to use empathy and reflective listening skills during challenges, creating communication that meets both parties' needs
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 #10-01)

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by December 22, 2020)


STAF171-0121: Pricing Should Not Be Painful
Format: Audio

Presenter: Kelly Cronin, MBA, BS, CVT, VTS (ECC), PHR
Course Open: January 7, 2021-January 31, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Thursdays, January 14 and 21, 2021; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites: This intermediate course is focused toward veterinarians, veterinary managers and support staff that deal with marketing and pricing of prescriptions, services and over-the-counter goods within the veterinary practice.
Accreditation:This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-44793) This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA #15-01).

CE Credits:
 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by December 24, 2020)


TECH120-0121: Winter 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: January 8, 2021-March 17, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, January 17, 24, 31 February 7,14, 21, 28, and March 7  2021; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has 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.


TECH328-0121: ER Series: Fluids
Format: 
Audio

Presenters: Jeff Backus, RVT, VTS(ECC)
Course Open: January 13, 2021-January 30, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Wednesday, January 20, 2021; 8:30-10PM ET

Level and Prerequisites: This intermediate course is focused towards veterinary technician who are interested
in a better understanding of the use of fluids in small animal emergency medicine.
Acceditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

CE Credits: 1.5
Tuition: $32 ($29 early bird special if enrolled by December 30, 2020)
*Enroll in both modules by January 20, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


TECH273-0121: Capnography 
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia-Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotics)
Course Open: January 18, 2021-February 4, 2021
Real Time Session (RTS): Monday, January 25, 2021; 8:30pm-10:30pm EDT (USA)

Level and Prerequisites: This intermediate course is geared toward experienced veterinary assistants and technicians that utilize capnography in patient monitoring.
Accreditation: This course has RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists (22-38767).

CE Credits:
 2
Tuition: $42 ($38 early bird special if enrolled January 4, 2021)


TECH329-0121: ER Series: Transfusions
Format: Audio

Presenters: Dave Cowan, BA, CVT, VTS(ECC)
Course Open: January 20, 2021-February 6, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Wednesday, January 27, 2021; 8:30-10PM ET

Level and Prerequisites: This intermediate course is focused towards veterinary technician who are interested
in a better understanding of the use of blood transfusions in small animal emergency medicine.
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

CE Credits:
 1.5
Tuition: $32 ($29 early bird special if enrolled by January 6, 2021)
* Enroll in both modules by January 20, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


EXOT109-0121: Honey Bees - Fat Healthy Bees
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: January 22-February 17, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, January 31 and February 7, 2021; 2:00-3:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-44706)
Credits: 3

Tuition: Member $69 ($62 early bird special if enrolled by January 8, 2021)
Non-Member $137 ($123 early bird special if enrolled by January 8, 2021)
* Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Course Facilitator: Peggy Hall (peggy@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 195


TECH330-0121: Critical Hematologic Disorders
Format: Audio

Presenter: Melissa Evans LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: January 26-March 5, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, February 2, 9, 16 and 23,2021; 8:30-10:00pm ET

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 6.0
Tuition: $126($113 early bird special if enrolled by January 12, 2021)


TECH310-0221: Don’t Sweat It, Just Calculate It: Building Confidence with Veterinary Calculations
Format: Audio

Presenter: Justin Chandlr AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: February 1, 2021-February 25, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, February 8 and 15, 2021; 8:00-10:30pm ET

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

CE Credits: 3.0
Tuition: $63($57 early bird special if enrolled by January 18, 2021)


TECH340-0221: Veterinary Hospice
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Lisa Dinolov, LVT (BAS), BSN
Course Dates: February 3, 2021-February 27, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays February 10 and 17,2021: 9-10:30 PM ET

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

CE Credits:
 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by January 20, 2021)


TECH177-0221: Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 1
Format: Audio

Presenters: Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Course Dates: February 4, 2021- March 14, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, February 11, 18, 25 and March 4, 2021; 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:
 8
Tuition: $168 ($151 early bird special if enrolled by January 21, 2021)
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.
(Enroll in both modules by February 11, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


EXOT106-0221: Honey Bees - Splits and Swarms
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: February 12-March 3, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sunday, February 21, 2021; 2:00-4:00 pm ET (USA)

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

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by January 29, 2021)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by January 29, 2021)
* Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Course Facilitator: Peggy Hall (peggy@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 195


TECH163-0221: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format: Audio

Presenter: Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates: February 15, 2021-March 18, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, February 22, March 1 and 8, 2021; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved by RACE  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: $150 ($141 early bird special if enrolled by February 1, 2021)


EXOT104-0221: Honey Bees - Queen Biology and Queen Rearing
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: February 19-March 10, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sunday, February 28, 2021; 2:00-4:00 pm ET (USA)

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

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by February 5, 2021)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by February 5, 2021)
* Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Course Facilitator: Peggy Hall (peggy@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 195


EXOT107-0221: Honey Bees - Managing Bacterial Disease
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: February 26-March 17, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sunday, March 7, 2021; 2:00-4:00 pm ET (USA)

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

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by February 12, 2021)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by February 12, 2021)
* Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Course Facilitator: Peggy Hall (peggy@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 195


EXOT108-0321: Honey Bees - Managing Varroa Mites
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: March 12-31, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sunday, March 21, 2021; 2:00-4:00 pm ET (USA)

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

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by February 26, 2021)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by February 26, 2021)
* Enroll in 2 or more Honey Bee courses on the same day and receive a 15% discount.

Course Facilitator: Peggy Hall (peggy@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 195


TECH326-0321: Ventilators 
Presenters: Guillaume Hoareau, DVM, PhD and Scarlette Donovan, BA, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Emergency & Critical Care)
Course Open: March 2, 2021-April 9, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Tuesdays, March 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2021; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
Level and Prerequisites: This advanced course is focused toward the experienced veterinarian and veterinary technician who are interested
in a better understanding of the use of ventilators in small animal medicine.
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.
CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by February 16, 2021)


TECH297-0321:Exotic Husbandry and Nutrition
Format:
 Audio

Presenter: Sarah Kolb, RVT, VTS-CP (Exotic Companion Animals)
Course Open: March 3, 2021 - April 10, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, March 10, 17, 24, and 31, 2021, 8:30-10PM

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

CEU Credits:
 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by February 17, 2021)


TECH205-0321: Small Animal Arterial Blood Gas Interpretation
Format:
Audio

Presenter: Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: March 30, 2021-May 7, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Tuesdays; April 6, 13, 20, and 27 ,2021; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites:
 This intermediate course is designed for veterinary technicians that perform blood gases in clinical practice.
Audience: 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 enroll by March 16, 2021)


April | May | June 2021


TECH178-0421: 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 1, 2021 to May 9, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, April 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2021; 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 18, 2021)
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.
(Enroll in both modules by February 11, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH301-0421: Physical Rehabilitation for the Geriatric Patient
Format: Audio

Presenter: Mary Ellen Goldberg BS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS-physical rehabilitation, VTS-lab animal medicine (research anesthesia)
Course Dates: April 5, 2019-April 29, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays,April 12 and 19, 2021; 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: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by March 15, 2021)


TECH285-0421: Therapeutic Nutrition
Format: Audio
Presenter: Kara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition)
Course Dates: April 7, 2021-May  8, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, April 14, 21, and 28, 2021; 8:30-10PM ET(USA)
Level: Basic
Audience: 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 March 24, 2021)


TECH120-0421Summer 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: April 23, 2021-July 7, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, May 2, 9, 16, 23 (no class on May 30 due to Memorial Day), June 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2021; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has 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.


TECH342-0421: Respiratory Diseases
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Yvonne Brandenburg, RVT, VTS (SAIM)
Course Dates: April 26, 2021-June 3, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays May 3, 10, 17, and 24,2021: 9-10:30 PM ET

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: 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 April 12, 2021)


STAF129-0521: Effective Staff Meetings and Training
Format: 
Audio

Instructor: 
Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Open: 
May 4, 20212- May 28, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS):
Tuesdays May 11 and 18, 2021 9-10:30PM ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites: 
This advanced course is focused primarily toward veterinary practice managers, hospital administrators, supervisors and those involved in the planning and conducting of the staff meetings.
Accreditation: 
This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians and is VHMA approved for CVPM credits. (VHMA program #08-17)

CE Credits: 
3
Tuition: 
$63($57 early bird special if enrolled by April 20, 2021)


STAF128-0521: CVPM Preparatory Review
Format: Audio

Presenter:
  Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM
Course Dates: May 24, 2021-August 5, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, June 7, 14, 21, 28, and July 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2021; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted to RACE for approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is VHMA approved for CVPM credits. (VHMA #09-03)

CE Credits:
 12
Tuition: $252 ($227 early bird discount if enrolled by May 4, 2021)


TECH298-0521: Emergency & Critical Care of Exotic Companion Animals
Format: Audio

Presenter: Sarah Kolb, RVT, VTS-CP (Exotic Companion Animals)
Course Dates: May 25 -July 3, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, June 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2021, 8:30-10PM

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

CE Credits
: 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by May 11, 2021)


TECH295-0521: Basic Oncology Overview
Format: Audio
Presenter: Jenny Cassibry Fisher, RVT, VTS(Oncology)
Course Dates: May 27, 2021- July 4, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, June 3, 10 , 17 and 24, 2021; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)
Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted fo RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by May 13, 2021)


July | August | September 2021


TECH263-0721: Under the Microscope-Basic Cytology for Veterinary Technicians
Format: Audio
Presenter: Barbie M. Papajeski, MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: July 1, 2021-August 8, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, July 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2021; 9:00-10:30pm ET(USA)
Level: Intermediate
Audience: 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 June 17, 2021)


TECH248-0721: Basic Exotic Small Mammal Nursing
Format:
 Audio

Presenter:
 Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia-Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotics)
Course Open: July 4, 2021-August 11, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Sundays, July 11, 18, 25, and August 1, 2021; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites:
 This intermediate course is focused towards the veterinary technician and veterinary assistant who sees exotic small mammal patients in practice or has an interest in learning about exotic small mammal nursing care.
Accreditation: This course will be submitted fo RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists

CE Credits:
 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by June 20, 2021)


TECH343-0721: Dental Radiographs 
Format:
Audio

Presenter: Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: July 6, 2021-August 13, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays July 13, 20, 27 and August 3,2021: 8:30-10 PM ET

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by June 22, 2021)


TECH323-0721: Cat Behavior 101:Things every Veterinary Professional Should Know!
Format:
Audio

Instructor: Rachel Lees, RVT, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior)
Course Dates: July 28-2021-September 4, 2021
Real Time Session: Wednesdays, August 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2021;8:30-10PM ET

Level:
 Basic
Audience: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 July 14, 2021)


STAF167-0721: Moving Through the Ranks: Technician to Supervisor
Format: Audio

Instructor:
 Kelly Cronin, MBA, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR
Course Open: July 29, 2021-September 5, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Thursdays, August 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2021; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites:
 This basic course is designed for veterinary technicians and assistants that have been promoted to a management position or would like to pursue management in the future.
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval. This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA program #14-01).

CE Credits:
 6
Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by July 15, 2021)


TECH200-0821: CPR
Format: Audio

Presenter
: Courtney Waxman, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: August 2, 2021-September 9, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays August 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2021: 8:30-10 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 July 19, 2021)


TECH292-0821: Anesthetic Complications
Format: Audio

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)
Course Dates: August 3, 2021-August 27, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, August 10 and 17, 2021; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits:
 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by July 20, 2021)


STAF122-0821: Communication & Conflict Management Module 1: Communication & Organizational Development
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Dates: August 31, 2021- October 1, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, September 7, 14 and 21, 2021; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted fo RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (RACE #22-26016; VHMA #08-19)

CE Credits:
 4.5
Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by August 17, 2021)
(Enroll in all three modules by September 7, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH324-0921: Dog Behavior 101:Things every Veterinary Professional Should Know!
Format:
Audio

Instructor: Rachel Lees, RVT, KPA CTP, VTS (Behavior)
Course Dates: September 1, 2021-October 9, 2021
Real Time Session: Wednesdays, September 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2021;8:30-10PM ET

Level: Basic
Audience: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 August 18, 2021)


TECH302-0921: Pediatric and Geriatric Anesthesia
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia-Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotics)
Course Open: September 6, 2021 to September 30, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Monday September 13 and 20, 2021; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites:
 This intermediate course will be open to veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in small animal anesthesia.
Accreditation: This course will be submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits:
 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by August 23, 2021)


TECH339-0921: ICU Bootcamp
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Courtney Waxman, CVT
Course Dates:September 9, 2021-October 10, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays September 16, 23, and 30, 2021: 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 August 26, 2021)


TECH120-0921Fall 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 10, 2021-November 17, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and November 7, 2021; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has 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.


STAF123-0921: Communication & Conflict Management Module 2: Conflict Management, Resolution, & Mentoring
Format: Audio

Presenter: Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Dates: September 28, 2021-October 29, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, October 5, 12, and 19, 2021; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA #08-20)

CE Credits:
 4.5
Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by Setember 14, 2021)
(Enroll in all three modules by September 7, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH246-0921: Anesthesia for the Cardiac Patient
Format:
Audio

Presenter: Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia)
Course Open: September 30, 2021-November 7, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Thursdays; October 7, 14, 21 and 28, 2021; 8-9:30PM ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Individuals seeking to expand their knowledge of cardiac function, cardiovascular anesthesia monitoring and the analgesic/anesthetic agents that might be more appropriate for certain types of cardiac compromise.
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 September 16, 2021)


October | November | December 2021


TECH163-1021: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates: October 4, 2021-November 4, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, October  11, 18, and 25, 2021; 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 20, 2021)


TECH136-1021: ECG Interpretation Module 1
Format: Audio

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)
Course Dates: October 6, 2021- November 6, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, October 13, 20, and 27, 2021 9-10:30PM 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 September 22, 2021)
Enroll in both modules by October 13, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


TECH137-1021: ECG Interpretation Module 2
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia/Analgesia)
Course Dates: October 27, 2021- November 27, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, November 3 ,10 ,and 17, 2021; 9-10:30PM 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 13, 2021)
Enroll in both modules by October 13, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


STAF124-1121: 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: November 2, 2021- December 3, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, November 9, 16, and 23; 2021 9-10:30 PM ET

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted to RACE for approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA #08-21)

CE Credits:
 4.5
Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by October 19, 2021)
(Enroll in all three modules by September 7, 2021 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH266-1121: Feline and Canine Anesthesia Case Challenges Module 1
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia-Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotics)
Course Open: November 8, 2021 to December 2, 2021

Real Time Sessions (RTS):
 Monday November 15 and 22, 2021; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)
Level and Prerequisites: This intermediate course will be open to veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in small animal anesthesia.
Accreditation: This course will be submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits:
 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by October 25, 2021)


TECH276-1121: Feline and Canine Anesthesia Case Challenges Module 2
Format: Audio

Presenter:
 Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia-Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotics)
Course Open: November 29, 2021-December 23, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Mondays December 6 and 13, 2021; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites:
 This advanced course will be open to veterinary technicians/technologists actively interested in small animal anesthesia.
Accreditation: This course will be submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits:
 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by November 15, 2021)


TECH305-1121: Pain Recognition and Assessment
Format: 
Audio

Presenter: Mary Ellen Goldberg BS, LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation, Lab Animal Medicine (research anesthesia))
Course Dates: November 30, 2021-December 24, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, December 7 and 14, 2021; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits:
 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by November 16, 2021)

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