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October 31, 2017 (published) | May 21, 2020 (revised)

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April | May | June 2020


TECH254-0620: Triage
Format: Audio

Presenter: Justin Chandlr AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: June 4, 2020-July 5 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, June 11, 18, 25, 2020; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. 22-41442
CE Credits: 4.5

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by May 21, 2020)


TECH322-0620: Neoplastic Cytology: Let’s Start at The Very Beginning
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jenny Cassibry Fisher, RVT, VTS(Oncology) and Pamela Baker, BSc, DVM, Graduate Diploma (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: June 3, 2020-July 11, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, June 10, 17, 24 and July 1, 2020, 8:30-10PM ET

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN and VIN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-41635)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by May 20, 2020)


MULT115-0620: Access to Care Clinics: Wellness and Spay/Neuter Clinics – From Development to Mobility
Format: Audio

Presenters: Ahne Simonsen, DVM and Anne Marie McPartlin, CVT
Course Dates: June 4-July 13, 2020
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Thursdays, June 11, 18, 25, and July 2, 2020; 6:00-8:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-38414, exp. )
CE Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by May 21, 2020)
Non-Member $292 ($208 early bird special if enrolled by May 21, 2020)

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


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)

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


PHAR107-0620: Cannabis in Veterinary Medicine
Format: Audio

Presenters: Dr. Gary Richter, MS, DVM, CVA, CVC, GDVWHM
Dr. Trina Hazzah, DVM, DACVIM (Oncology), CVCH
Course Dates: June 8-July 9, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays June 15, 22, and 29, 2019; 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 22-36084, exp. 3/8/2021).
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: Member $138 ($124 early bird special if enrolled by May 25, 2020)
Non-Member $231 ($208 early bird special if enrolled by May 25, 2020)

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


TECH327-0620: Feline Physical Rehabilitation
Format: Audio

Presenter: Mary Ellen Goldberg LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation, Lab Animal Medicine (research anesthesia))
Course Dates: June 9, 2020- June 26, 2020
Real Tme Session: Tuesday June 16, 2020; 8:30-10pm ET

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members only.
Accreditation: This course has been approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(22-42093)

Tuition: Free
** NOTE: Free courses fill up fast and enrollment will close when the maximum number of participants is reached. This course will be limited to 500 participants.


TECH261-0620: Dentistry 201
Format: Audio

Presenter: Mary Berg, BS, LATG, RVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: June 16, 2020-July 24, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, June 23, 30, and July 7 and 14, 2020; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE for approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-40168)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by June 2, 2020)
Enroll in both modules by May 19, 2020 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


MULT110-0620: IVAPM Pain Management Core Review 2020
Format: Audio

Presenter:
Course Dates: June 19-September 4, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, June 28, July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16 and 30, 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 22-37154, exp. 5/20/2021)
CE Credits: 16

Tuition: Member $368 ($331 early bird special if enrolled by June 8, 2020)
Non-Member $519 ($467 early bird special if enrolled by June 8, 2020)

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


July | August | September 2020


TECH263-0720: Under the Microscope-Basic Cytology for Veterinary Technicians

Format: Audio

Presenter: Barbie M. Papajeski, MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: July 2, 2020-August 9, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23 and 30, 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. (22-41776)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 (113 early bird special if enrolled by June 18, 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


ONCO112-0720: Intro to Surgical Oncology and Histopathology Through the Eyes of an Oncologist
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: July 8-25, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Wednesday, July 15, 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 June 24, 2020)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by June 24, 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


ONCO113-0720: Multimodal Approach to Intra-Abdominal 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: July 22-August 2, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Wednesday, July 29, 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 8, 2020)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by July 8, 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


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


TECH314-0720: Lab Animal Certification Test Review
Format: Audio

Presenter: Mark Sharpless, RVT, CMAR, RLATG, CPIA
Course Dates: July 28-September 4, 2020
Real Time Session Dates: Tuesdays, August 4, 11, 18,and 25, 2020 8:30-10PM ET

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Open to VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-42322)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by July 14, 2020)


TECH282-0720: Avian Diseases
Format: Audio

Presenter: Sarah Kolb, RVT, VTS-CP (Exotic Companion Animals)
Course Dates: July 29-September 5, 2020
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Wednesdays, August 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2020; 8:30-10 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-42323)
CEU Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by July 15, 2020)


STAF167-0720: Moving Through the Ranks: Technician to Supervisor
Format: Audio

Instructor: Kelly Cronin, MBA, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR
Course Open: July 30, 2020-September 6, 2020
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Thursdays, August 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2020; 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.
VSPN CE Course: 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 16, 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


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 submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 6

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


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 submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
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 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 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 has been submitted for 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: CPR
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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