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October 31, 2017 (published) | October 7, 2021 (revised)

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October | November | December 2021


LAMS103-1021: Backyard Hobby Farm Medicine Basics
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jean Feldman, DVM
Stacey Byers, DVM, DACVIM
Course Dates: October 25-December 2, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, November 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2021; 7:00-9:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved for 8 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians, and veterinary support. (RACE 20-851295)
Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by October 11, 2021)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by October 11, 2021)

Course Facilitator: Ciara Fiack (Ciara@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 126


TECH137-1021: ECG Interpretation Module 2
Format: Interactive

Presenter:
 Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: October 27- November 27, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, November 3 ,10 ,and 17, 2021; 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (20-847919)

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.


TECH263-1021: Under the Microscope-Basic Cytology for Veterinary Technicians
Format: Interactive
Presenter: Barbie M. Papajeski, MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: October 28, 2021-December 12, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, November 4, 11, 18, (no class on November 25), and December 2, 2021; 9:00-10:30pm ET(USA)

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 October 14, 2021)


STAF124-1121: Communication & Conflict Management Module 3: Balancing Your Life & Managing Your Stress
Format: Interactive

Presenters:
 Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA and Lisa Dawn Stull, LMFT, MS
Course Dates: November 2- December 3, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, November 9, 16, and 23; 2021 9:00-10:30 PM ET

Level:
 Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (20-843935)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.)


DIAG411-1121: Ultrasound in the ER/GP Trenches Part 2

Presenters: Daniel Heder, DVM
Brianne Miller, DVM
William Blevins, DVM, MS, DACVR
Course Dates: November 3-December 18, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, November 10, 17, December 1, and 8, 2021; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved for 8 hours of continuing education credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-847539)
CE Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by October 20, 2021)
Non-Member $292 ($263 early bird special if enrolled by October 20, 2021)

Facilitator: Michelle Staton (MichelleS@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 176


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

Presenter:
Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia &  Analgesia and Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Medicine)
Course Open: November 8-December 2, 2021
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Monday November 15 and 22, 2021; 8:30-10:00 PM ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE for approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-850713)

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


MULT602-1121: Common Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Injuries
Format: Interactive

Presenters:  Felix M. Duerr, DVM, MS, DACVS-SA, DECVS, DACVSMR 
Course Dates: November 17, 2021-February 12, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, November 24, December 1, 8, 15, and 29, 2021; January 5, 12, 19, 26, and February 2, 2022; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved for 15 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-852795)
CE Credits:15

Tuition: Member $345 ($310 early bird special if enrolled by November 3, 2021)
Non-Member $502 ($452 early bird special if enrolled by November 3, 2021)

Course Facilitator: Heather Schoffstall (heather@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 116


TECH286-1121: Periodontal Diseases and Pathology
Format: 
Interactive

Presenter: Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: November 24-December 18, 2021
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, December 1 and 8, 2021: 8:30-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level and Prerequisites: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved. (20-851791)

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird special if enrolled by November 10, 2021)


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

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

Level and Prerequisites: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE for approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (20-850715)

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


TECH305-1121: Pain Recognition and Assessment
Format: 
Interactive

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

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-854873)

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


January | February | March 2022


TECH328-0122: ER Series: Fluids
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jeff Backus, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Open: January 3-January 20, 2022
Real Time Session (RTS): Monday, January 10, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists. (20-757365)

CE Credits: 1.5
Tuition: $33 ($30 early bird special if enrolled by December 20, 2021)
*Enroll in both ER Series courses by January 10, 2022 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


STAF182-0122: Stress Management
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Dates: January 5-January 29, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays January 12 and 19, 2022; 9:30-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
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 credits (19-83).

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by December 22, 2021)


TECH311-0122: ER Bootcamp
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Courtney Waxman, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: January 6-February 6, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, January 13, 20, and 27, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm 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: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by December 23, 2021)


TECH329-0122ER Series: Transfusions
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Dave Cowan, BA, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Open: January 10-January 27, 2022
Real Time Session (RTS): Monday, January 17, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-757373)

CE Credits: 1.5
Tuition: $33 ($30 early bird special if enrolled by January 3, 2022)
*Enroll in both ER Series courses by January 10, 2022 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


TECH120-0122: Winter VTNE Preparation Class
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition); Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia); Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia & Analgesia) Tara Woyton, LVT, CVT, BS, MS; Mark Sharpless, MBA, JM, CMAR, RVT, VTS (Lab Animal Medicine)
Course Dates: January 7-March 16, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, January 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20, 27, and March 6, 2022; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has RACE been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-38823)

CE Credits: 12
Tuition: $240 ($120 for enrolled AVMA/Canadian accredited VT program students or those who have graduated within 6 months of the course start date)
Tuition fees are deeply discounted thanks to a generous grant from the VIN Foundation.


TECH273-0122: Capnography
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and (Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Animal)
Course Dates: January 17-February 3, 2022
Real Time Session: Monday, January 24, 2022; 8:30-10:30pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 2
Tuition: $44 ($40 early bird special if enrolled January 3, 2022)


TECH312-0122: ER Procedures
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Courtney Waxman, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: January 26-February 26, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, February 2, 3, and 16, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(22-44256)

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by January 12, 2022)


TECH335-0122: The Pain Stops Here: Locoregional Anesthetic Techniques 
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Surgery), FFCP
Course Dates: January 27-February 13, 2022
Real Time Session: Thursday, February 3, 2022; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 1.5
Tuition: $33 ($30 early bird pricing if enrolled by January 13, 2022)


TECH310-0222: Don’t Sweat It, Just Calculate It: Building Confidence with Veterinary Calculations
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Justin Chandlr AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: February 1-March 4, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, February 8, 15, and 22, 2022; 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: 4.5
Tuition: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by January 18, 2022)


TECH177-0222: Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 1
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Course Dates: February 3-March 13, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, February 10, 17, 24 and March 3, 2022; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 8
Tuition: $176 ($158 early bird special if enrolled by January 20, 2022)
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 10, 2022 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH163-0222: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates: February 21-March 24, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, February 28, March 7 and 14, 2022; 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 the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA 09-06)

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $154 ($144 early bird special if enrolled by February 7, 2022)
The price of this course includes a copy of "The Complete Veterinary Practice Controlling Controlled Drug Manual", which will be mailed to the participant.


STAF146-0322: Approaches to Employee Performance Management
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Open: March 2-March 26, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays March 9 and 16, 2022; 9:30-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
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 credits. (VHMA 12-20).

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by February 16, 2022)


TECH306-0322: Obesity, Weight Management and Physical Rehabilitation in Dogs, Cats, Horses and Rabbits
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Mary Ellen Goldberg LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation, Lab Animal Medicine (research anesthesia)
Course Dates: March 3-27, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, March 10 and 17, 2022; 8-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-42968)

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by February 17, 2022)


TECH253-0322: The Foundation of Clinical Neurology
Format: 
Interactive

Presenter: Carissa Reese, BS, RVT, VTS (Neurology)
Course Dates: March 8-April 8, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, March 15, 22, and 29, 2022; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by February 22, 2022)


TECH318-0322: Adrenal Diseases
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Liza Rudolph, BAS, VTS (Clinical Practice Canine-Feline, SAIM)
Course Dates: March 14-April 7, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, March 21 & 28, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by February 28, 2022)


TECH296-0322: Shock: It’s Shocking What We Should Know
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jeff Backus, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: March 16-April 16, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, March 23, 30, & April 6, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm 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: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by March 2, 2022)


TECH352-0322: Analgesia for Blockheads-Dental Nerve Blocks for Technicians
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Surgery), FFCP
Course Dates: March 17-April 3, 2022
Real Time Session: Thursday, March 24, 2022; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Advanced
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 1.5
Tuition: $33 ($30 early bird pricing if enrolled by March 3, 2022)


TECH318-0322: Let There be Lytes; All About Electrolytes
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Melissa Evans LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: March 20-April 13, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, March 27 and April 3, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by March 6, 2022)


STAF187-0322: Online Reputation Management
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Kelly Cronin, MBA, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR
Course Dates: March 28-April 21, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, April 4 and 11, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval. This course has been submitted to the VHMA for CVPM credits.

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by March 14, 2022)


TECH178-0322: Fundamentals of Small Animal Anesthesia Module 2
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia), Brenda Feller, CVT, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
Course Dates: March 31-May 8, 2022

Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, April 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2022; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)
Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members

Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 8
Tuition: $176 ($158 early bird special if enrolled by March 17, 2022)
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 10, 2022 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


April | May | June 2022


TECH313-0422: Critical Care Nursing: Following Kirby’s Rule of 20
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Courtney Waxman, MS, CVT, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: April 5-May 27, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, April 12, 19, 26, May 3, 10, and 17, 2022; 9:00-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by March 22, 2022)


TECH288-0422: What's New in Nutrition?
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Kara M. Burns, MS, MEd, LVT, VTS (Nutrition)
Course Dates: April 6-May 7, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, April 13, 20, and 27, 2022; 8:00-9:30pm 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: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by March 23, 2022)


TECH343-0422: Dental Radiographs
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: April 11-May 12, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, April 18, 25, and May 2, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET

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

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by March 28, 2022)


TECH120-0422: Summer VTNE Preparation Class
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition); Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia); Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia & Analgesia) Tara Woyton, LVT, CVT, BS, MS; Mark Sharpless, MBA, JM, CMAR, RVT, VTS (Lab Animal Medicine)
Course Dates: April 22-July 6, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, May 1, 8, 15, 22 (no class on May 29 due to Memorial Day), June 5, 12, 19, and 26, 2022; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-38823)

CE Credits: 12
Tuition: $240 ($120 for enrolled AVMA/Canadian accredited VT program students or those who have graduated within 6 months of the course start date)
Tuition fees are deeply discounted thanks to a generous grant from the VIN Foundation.


TECH334-0422: Anesthesia Mistakes Awareness
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Surgery), FFCP
Course Dates: April 28-May 15, 2022
Real Time Session: Thursday, May 5, 2022; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 1.5
Tuition: $33 ($30 early bird pricing if enrolled by April 14, 2022)


TECH347-0522: Diagnostics in Exotic Animal Patients
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Ian Kanda, RVT, VTS (Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Animal)
Course Dates: May 4-June 4, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, May 11, 18, and 25, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by April 20, 2022)


STAF188-0522: Team Utilization and Optimization
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Kelly Cronin, MBA, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR
Course Dates: May 9-June 2, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, May 16 and 23, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval. This course has been submitted to the VHMA for CVPM credits.

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by April 25, 2022)


TECH337-0522: The Fine Art of Arterial Lines
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Surgery), FFCP
Course Dates: May 19-June 5, 2022
Real Time Session: Thursday, May 26, 2022; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Advanced
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 1.5
Tuition: $33 ($30 early bird pricing if enrolled by May 5, 2022)


TECH262-0522: Helping Technicians Provide Physical Rehabilitation for In-Hospital Patients
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Maria Maddox, BA, LVT, CCRP, AMCP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation – Charter Member)
Course Dates: May 31-July 8, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2022; 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: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by May 17, 2022)


STAF185-0622: Employee Engagement and Retention
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Open: June 1-June 25, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays June 8 and 15, 2022; 9:30-11:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by May 18, 2022)


TECH254-0622: Triage
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Justin Chandlr AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: June 2-July 3 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, June 9, 16, and 23, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm 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: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by May 18, 2022)


TECH286-0622: Periodontal Diseases and Pathology
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: June 13-July 7, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, June 20 and 27, 2022: 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by May 30, 2022)


TECH338-0622: Advanced Catheterization Techniques
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heidi Reuss-Lamky, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Surgery), FFCP
Course Dates: June 23-July 10, 2022
Real Time Session: Thursday, June 30, 2022; 8:00-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.

CE Credits: 2
Tuition: $44 ($40 early bird pricing if enrolled by June 9, 2022)


July | August | September 2022


TECH350-0722: Putting the Rad in Radiology
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Scarlette Donovan, MFA, BA, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency & Critical Care)
Course Dates: July 1-August 3 2022
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, July 10, 17, and 24, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by June 17, 2022)


TECH173-0722: Pharmacology for Clinical Practice
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia and Analgesia) and Courtney Liermann, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: July 5-August 12, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, July 12, 19, 26, & August 2, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by June 21, 2022)


TECH317-0722: Isolation Nursing
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Melissa Evans LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: July 6-July 30, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, July 13, and 20, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by June 22, 2022)


TECH327-0722: Feline Physical Rehabilitation
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Mary Ellen Goldberg LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation, Lab Animal Medicine (research anesthesia)
Course Dates: July 7-24, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursday, July 14, 2022; 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: 1.5
Tuition: $33 ($30 early bird special if enrolled by June 23, 2022)


TECH346-0722: Advanced Anesthetic Techniques
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and (Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Animal)
Course Dates: July 11-July 28, 2022
Real Time Session: Monday, July 18, 2022; 8:30pm-10:30pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 2
Tuition: $44 ($40 early bird special if enrolled by June 27, 2022)


STAF167-0722: Moving Through the Ranks: Technician to Supervisor
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Kelly Cronin, MBA, BS, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR
Course Dates: July 28-September 4, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, August 4, 11, 18 and 25, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-800085) This course is approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits. (VHMA program #14-01).


CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by July 14, 2022)


TECH237-0822: Anesthesia for the Reptile Patient
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and (Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Animal)
Course Dates: August 1-September 8, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, August 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists. (#22-43769)

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by July 18, 2022)


TECH271-0822: Myelopathies Appreciated in Canines
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Carissa Reese, BS, RVT, VTS (Neurology)
Course Dates: August 2-September 9, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, August 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2022; 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: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by July 19, 2022)


TECH320-0821: Household Toxins
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jeff Backus, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: August 3-August 27, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, August 10 & 17, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by July 20, 2022)


TECH351-0822: Putting the AI in Advanced Imaging
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Scarlette Donovan, MFA, BA, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Diagnostic Imaging, Emergency & Critical Care)
Course Dates: August 5-September 7, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, August 14, 21, and 28, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $99 ($89 early bird special if enrolled by July 22, 2022)


TECH263-0922: Under the Microscope-Basic Cytology for Veterinary Technicians
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Barbie M. Papajeski, MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: September 1-October 9, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, September 8, 15, 22 and 29, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by August 18, 2022)


TECH235-0922: Anesthesia for the Avian Patient
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and (Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Animal)
Course Dates: September 5-October 13, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, September 12, 19, 26, and October 3, 2022; 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: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by August 22, 2020)


STAF183-0922: Compassion Fatigue
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Bree Montana, DVM
Course Dates: September 6-October 21, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, September 13, 20, 27, October 4, and 11, 2022; 9-10:30pm 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: 7.5
Tuition: $165 ($149 early bird special if enrolled by August 23, 2022)


TECH120-0922: Fall VTNE Preparation Class
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition); Darci Palmer, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia); Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia & Analgesia) Tara Woyton, LVT, CVT, BS, MS; Mark Sharpless, MBA, JM, CMAR, RVT, VTS (Lab Animal Medicine)
Course Dates: September 9-November 16, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, September 18, 25, October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and November 6, 2022; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-38823)

CE Credits: 12
Tuition: $240 ($120 for enrolled AVMA/Canadian accredited VT program students or those who have graduated within 6 months of the course start date)

Tuition fees are deeply discounted thanks to a generous grant from the VIN Foundation.


TECH321-0921: Environmental Toxins
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jeff Backus, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: September 21-October 15, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, September 28 and October 5, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by September 14, 2022)


October | November | December 2022


TECH163-1022: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates: October 3-November 3, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, October 10, 17, and 24, 2022; 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: $154 ($144 early bird special if enrolled by September 19, 2022)
The price of this course includes a copy of "The Complete Veterinary Practice Controlling Controlled Drug Manual", which will be mailed to the participant.


TECH308-1022: Arrhythmias and Treatment 
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Justin Chandlr AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: October 6-October 30, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, October 13 and 20, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by September 22, 2022)


TECH308-1022: More Than a Dental: Comprehensive Oral Health Assessment and Treatment
Format: 
Interactive

Presenter: Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Dates: 
October 19-November 12, 2022
Real Time Sessions: 
Wednesdays, October 26 and November 2, 2022: 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: 
$66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by October 5, 2022)


TECH200-1022: CPR
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Courtney Waxman, MS, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: October 25-December 2, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, November 1, 8, 15 & 22, 2022; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by October 11, 2022)


TECH227-1022: Anesthesia for Companion Exotic Small Mammals
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia) and (Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Animal)
Course Dates: October 31-December 8, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, November 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2022; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 6
Tuition: $132 ($119 early bird special if enrolled by October 17, 2022)


STAF186-1122: Keep Your Compassion - Toward Yourself and Others
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Open: November 22-November 26, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays November 9 and 16, 2022; 9:30-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation:This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. This course has been submitted to the VHMA for CVPM credits.

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by October 18, 2022)


TECH305-1122: Pain Recognition and Assessment
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Mary Ellen Goldberg LVT, CVT, SRA, CCRVN, CVPP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation, Lab Animal Medicine (research anesthesia)
Course Dates: November 29-December 23, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, December 6 and 13, 2022; 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: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by November 15, 2022)


TECH292-1122: Anesthetic Complications
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: November 30-December 24, 2022
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, December 7 and 14, 2022; 9:00-11:00pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 4
Tuition: $88 ($96 early bird special if enrolled by November 16, 2022)


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