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October 31, 2017 (published) | October 15, 2019 (revised)

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October | November | December 2019


STAF124-1019: 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: October 22, 2019-November 22, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, October 29, November 5 and 12, 2019 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE for approved for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-37464) 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 8, 2019)
(Enroll in all three modules by September 3, 2019 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH137-1019: ECG Interpretation Module 2
Format:
Audio

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates:
October 30, 2019-November 30, 2019
Real Time Sessions:
Wednesdays, November 6, 13, and 20, 2019 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience:
VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation:
The American Association of Veterinary State Boards RACE committee has reviewed and approved the program referenced above as meeting the Standards adopted by the AAVSB. (Program #22-37837)
CE Credits:
4.5

Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by October 16, 2019)
Enroll in both modules by October 9, 2019 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


TECH299-1119: Hepatobiliary Disease
Format: Audio

Presenter: Ashley DiPrete, RVT, VTS (SAIM)
Course Dates: November 3, 2019- December 18, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, November 10, 17, 24 (no class December 1 ) and December 8, 2019; 8:00-9:30 PM ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-38264)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird special if enrolled by October 20, 2019)


TECH266-1119: Feline and Canine Anesthesia Case Challenges Module 1
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotics)
Course Open: November 4, 2019-November 28, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Mondays November 4 and 11, 2019; 8:30-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course has been submitted to RACE for approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by October 21, 2019)


EXOT500-1119: Reptile Medicine: From the Wild Set to the Child's Pet
Format: Audio

Presenters:  Heather W. Barron, DVM, DABVP (Avian)
Sonia M. Hernandez, DVM, DACZM, PhD
Course Open: November 5-December 20, 2019
Real Time Session (RTS):  Tuesdays, November 12, 19, December 3, and 10, 2019; 7:30-9:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by October 22, 2019)
Non-Member $292 ($208 early bird special if enrolled by October 22, 2019)

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


MULT115-1119: Access to Care Clinics: Spay/Neuter Clinic - From Development to Mobility
Format: Audio

Presenters: Ahne Simonsen, DVM and Anne Marie McPartlin, CVT
Course Dates: November 8-December 25, 2019
Real Time Session (RTS): Sundays, November 17, 24, December 8, and 15, 2019; 3:00-5:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians, veterinary technicians/technologists, and veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 8

Tuition: Member $184 ($166 early bird special if enrolled by October 20, 2019)
Non-Member $292 ($208 early bird special if enrolled by October 20, 2019)

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


TECH276-1119: Feline and Canine Anesthesia Case Challenges Module 2
Format:
Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotics)
Course Open: November 25, 2019-December 19, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, December 2 and 9, 2019; 8:30-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Advanced
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE for approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(22-38117)
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by November 11, 2019)


TECH303-1119: The Kidneys: A Review
Format: Audio

Presenter: Ashley DiPrete, RVT, VTS (SAIM)
Course Dates: November 27, 2019-December 21, 2019
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, December 4 and 11, 2019; 9:00-11pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course is RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists. (22-38490)
CE Credits: 4

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by November 13, 2019)


DIAG207-1219: Quality Management for the Veterinary Clinical Pathology Laboratory, Part II
Format: Audio

Presenters:  Kathleen P. Freeman, DVM, BS, MS, PhD, DipECVCP, MRCPath, MRCVS, Certificate in Laboratory Quality Management (University of Wisconsin), IDEXX Labs, UK, Wetherby, West Yorkshire, UK
Ernst Leidinger, DVM, Dip.ECVCP, Specialist for Clinical Pathologist (national); Lab director and clinical pathologist at In Vitro laboratory in Vienna, Austria
Stefanie Klenner, DVM, Dr.med.vet., Diplomate ECVCP, SCIL Animal Care Company, Viernheim, Germany
Liesl Julie Van Rooyen, BVSc(Hons), BSc
A. Russell Moore, DVM, MS, DACVP, Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80524, USA
Course Open: December 8, 2019-March 25, 2020
Real Time Session (RTS):  Sundays, December 15, 2020, January 5, 19, February 2, 16, March 1 and 15, 2020; 3:00-4:30 pm ET (USA)

Level: Advanced
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists training for or experience working in a clinical pathology laboratory. This course is NOT open to veterinary students.
Accreditation: This course has been submitted for RACE approval for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
CE Credits: 13.5

Tuition: Member $700

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


January | February | March 2020


TECH310-0120: Don’t Sweat It, Just Calculate It: Building Confidence with Veterinary Calculations
Format: Audio

Presenter: Justin Chandlr AAS, CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: January 6-January 30, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, January 13 and 20, 2020; 8:00-10:30pm ET

Level: Baseic
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 3.0

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by December 23, 2019)


STAF182-0120: Stress Management
Format: Audio

Presenter: Heather Howell, RVT, LVT, MBA
Course Dates: January 7, 2020- January 31, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays January 14 and 21, 2020 9:30-11:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians, veterinary technicians, support staff, etc.
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by December 24, 2019)


EXOT101-0120: Honey Bees - Veterinary Medicine
Format: Audio

Presenter: Meghan Milbrath, PhD, MPH
Course Dates: January 9-February 2, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, January 16 and 23, 2020; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians/Technologists
CE Credits: 4

Tuition: Member $92 ($83 early bird special if enrolled by December 26, 2019)
Non-Member $169 ($152 early bird special if enrolled by December 26, 2019)
*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


TECH120-0120: 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/Analgesia); Tara Woyton, LVT, CVT, BS, MS; Mark Sharpless, RVT, CMAR, RLATG, CPIA
Course Dates: January 9, 2020-March 11, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Sundays, January 19, 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23, and March 1 and 8 2020; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be 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.


TECH305-0120: 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: January 15, 2020-February 8, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, January 22 and 29, 2020; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by January 1, 2020)


TECH273-0120: Capnography
Format: Audio

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia-Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotics)
Course Dates: January 20-February 6, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Monday, January 27, 2020; 8:30pm-10:30pm EDT (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 2

Tition: $42 ($39 early bird pricing if enrolled by January 6, 2020)


TECH281-0120: Avian Handling and Behavior Basics
Format: Audio

Presenter: Sarah Kolb, RVT, VTS-CP (Exotic Companion Animals)
Course Dates: January 29-March 7, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays,February 5, 12, 19 and 26, 2020; 8:30-10 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 6

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


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

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

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians/Technologists
CE Credits: 2

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

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


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

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

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists (22-31522).
CE Credits: 12

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

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


TECH163-0220: Controlling Controlled Drugs
Format: Audio

Presenter: Philip Seibert, BS, CVT
Course Dates: February 17, 2020-March 19, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Mondays, February 24, March 2 and 9, 2020; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Vin and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be 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: $95 ($85 early bird pricing if enrolled by February 3, 2020)


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

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

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians/Technologists
CE Credits: 2

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

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


TECH311-0220: ER Bootcamp
Format: Audio

Presenter: Courtney Waxman, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: February 25, 2020-March 27, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays March 3, 10,and 17, 2020; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

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 pricing if enrolled by February 11, 2020)


TECH262-0320: Helping Technicians Provide Physical Rehabilitation for In-Hospital Patients>
Format: Audio

Presenter: Maria Maddox, BA, CVT, LVT, CCRP, AMCP, VTS (Physical Rehabilitation)
Course Dates: March 5, 2020-April 12, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Thursdays, March 12, 19, 26, and April 2, 2020; 8:00-9:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: Vin and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by February 20, 2020)


TECH304-0320: Cardiac Emergencies>
Format: Audio

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

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by February 24, 2020)


TECH155-0320: Reptile Hematology>
Format: Audio

Presenters: Jenni Jenkins-Perez, LVT, CVT and Michelle LaBelle-Lake, CVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: March 11, 2020-April 4, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, March 18 and 25, 2018; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: $63 ($57 early bird pricing if enrolled by February 26, 2020)


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

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

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians/Technologists
CE Credits: 2

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

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


STAF114-0320: Employee Evaluations and Performance Planning>
Format: Audio

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

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

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


TECH313-0320: Critical Care Nursing: Following Kirby’s Rule of 20>
Format: Audio

Presenter: Courtney Waxman, CVT, RVT, VTS (ECC)
Course Dates: March 31, 2019-May 22, 2020
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays April 7, 14, 21, 28, and May 5, and 12, 2020:9:00-10:00pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course will be submitted for RACE approval for veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126 ($113 early bird pricing if enrolled by March 17, 2020)


April | May | June 2020


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

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

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians/Technologists
CE Credits: 2

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

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


July | August | September 2020


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

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

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians/Technologists
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


October | November | December 2020


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