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VSPN Course Catalog
October 31, 2017 (published) | October 11, 2022 (revised)

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October | November | December 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 program has been approved for 3 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval.(20-854873)

CE Credits: 3
Tuition: $66 ($59 early bird special if enrolled by November 15, 2022)


DIAG425-1122: Reproductive Ultrasound
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Autumn P. Davidson, DVM, MS, DACVIM
Thomas Baker, BS
Course Dates: November 30-December 31, 2022
Real Time Session: Wednesdays, December 7, 14, and 21, 2022; 9:00-11:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved for 6 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 20-927034)
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: Member $138 ($124 early bird special if enrolled by November 16, 2022)
Non-Member $231 ($208 early bird special if enrolled by November 16, 2022)

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


TECH292-1122: Anesthetic Complications
Format: Interactive

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

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-929241)

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


DERM121-1122: Ringworm Management in Animal Shelters
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Erin Katribe, DVM, MS (Shelter Medicine)
Course Dates: November 30-December 24, 2022
Real Time Session: Wednesdays, December 7 and 14, 2022; 8:00-9:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course is approved for 2 hours of continuing education credit by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists. (RACE 22-941738)
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by November 16, 2022)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by November 16, 2022)

Course Facilitator: Kimberly Reyes (Kimberly@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 755


NUTR116-1222: Nutritional Management of Senior Dogs and Cats
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Rae Sires, DVM, DACVIM (Nutrition)
Course Dates: December 5-22, 2022
Real Time Session: Monday, December 12, 2022; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 2 hours of continuing education credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists.
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by November 22, 2022)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by November 22, 2022)

Course Facilitator: Moreka Beckelik (Moreka@vin.com); 800.846.0028 ext 754


January | February | March 2023


STAF122-0123: Communication & Conflict Management Module 1: Communication & Organizational Development
Format:
 Interactive

Presenter: Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Dates: January 4 – February 4, 2023
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, January 11, 18, and 25, 2023; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-843931). This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA program # 08-19)

CE Credits: 4.5 
Tuition: $95 ($86 early bird special if enrolled by December 22, 2022) (Enroll in all three modules by January 11, 2023 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


Presenter: Dave Cowan, BA, CVT, VTS(ECC)
Course Open: January 5-January 23, 2023
Real Time Sessions (RTS):Thursday, January 12, 2023; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)  

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(#20-960628) 

CE Credits: 1.5 
Tuition: $33 ($30 early bird special if enrolled by December 22, 2022)


TECH273-0123: Capnography
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Companion Exotic Medicine)
Course Dates: January 9-26, 2023
Real Time Sessions: Monday, January 16, 2023; 8:30-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(22-38767)

CE Credits: 2
Tuition: $44 ($40 early bird special if enrolled by December 26, 2022)


NUTR117-0123: Nutrition, Feeding Management, and Care of Neonatal Puppies and Kittens
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Catherine Lenox, DVM, DACVIM (Nutrition)
Brianne Morrow, LVT, VTS (Nutrition)
Course Dates:
January 12-29, 2023
Real Time Session: Thursday, January 19, 2023; 8:00-10:00 pm ET (USA)

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists
Accreditation: This course has been submitted (but not yet approved) for 2 hours of continuing education credit for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists in jurisdictions which recognize RACE approval.
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: Member $46 ($41 early bird special if enrolled by December 29, 2022)
Non-Member $110 ($99 early bird special if enrolled by December 29, 2022)

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


TECH120-0123: Winter VTNE Preparation Class
Format: Interactive

Presenters: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)
Darci Palmer, BS, LVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Mark Sharpless, MBA, JM, CMAR, RVT, VTS-Lab Animal Medicine
Tara Woyton, MS, LVT, CVT
Katy Waddell, LVT, VTS (ECC, Anesthesia & Analgesia)

Course Open: January 13 – March 22, 2023
Real Time Sessions (RTS): Sundays, January 22, 29, February 5, 12, 19, 26, March 5, 12; 8:00- 9:30pm ET (USA)   


Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(#20-861981)

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, see below). Tuition fees are deeply discounted thanks to a generous grant from the VIN Foundation. ) **NOTE: There is NO early bird discount date.


Presenter: Denise Rollings, CVT, VTS (Dentistry)
Course Open: January 17 - February 3, 2023
Real Time Sessions (RTS):Tuesday January 24, 2023; 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: 1.5 
Tuition: $33 ($30 early bird special if enrolled by Decenber 27, 2022)


Presenter: Dave Cowan, BA, CVT, VTS(ECC)
Course Open: January 26-February 12, 2023
Real Time Sessions (RTS):Thursday, February 2, 2023; 8:30-10:00pm ET (USA)  

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(#20-962688) 

CE Credits: 1.5 
Tuition: $33 ($30 early bird special if enrolled by January 19, 2023)


TECH136-0123: ECG Interpretation Module 1
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: January 31 - March 4, 2023
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, February 7, 14, and 21, 2023; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by January 17, 2023)
Enroll in both modules by January 7, 2023 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


STAF123-0223: Communication & Conflict Management Module 2: Conflict Management, Resolution, & Mentoring
Format:
 Interactive

Presenter: Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA
Course Dates: February 8 - March 8, 2023
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, February 15, 22, and March 1, 2023; 9:00-10:30pm ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-843933). This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA program # 08-20)

CE Credits: 4.5 
Tuition: $95 ($86 early bird special if enrolled by January 29, 2023) (Enroll in all three modules by January 11, 2023 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)


TECH137-0223: ECG Interpretation Module 2
Format: Interactive

Presenter: Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia)
Course Dates: February 28 - March 31, 2023
Real Time Sessions: Tuesdays, March 7, 14, and 21, 2023; 9:00-10:30 pm ET (USA)

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

CE Credits: 4.5
Tuition: $95 ($85 early bird special if enrolled by February 14, 2023)
Enroll in both modules by January 7, 2023 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.


STAF124-0323: Communication & Conflict Management Module 3: Balancing Your Life & Managing Your StressFormat: Interactive

Presenter: Heather Howell, LVT, RVT, MBA and Lisa Dawn Stull, LMFT, MS
Course Dates: March 8 – April 8, 2023
Real Time Sessions: Wednesdays, March 15, 22 and 29, 2023; 9:00-10:30 PM ET (USA)

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VSPN Members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists.(20-843935). This course is approved by VHMA for CVPM credit. (VHMA program # 08-21)

CE Credits: 4.5 
Tuition: $95 ($86 early bird special if enrolled by February 22, 2023) (Enroll in all three modules by January 11, 2023 and receive a 15% discount off the original course price.)

 


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