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Non-interactive CE Catalog
November 1, 2017 (published) | May 7, 2018 (revised)
Dennis Ngo

Information about the VIN/VSPN Course Catalogs. Courses open for enrollment to Veterinarians. Courses open for enrollment to Veterinary Support Staff. Non-interactive (self-study) courses open for enrollment to VIN and/or VSPN members.     

Non-Interactive Course Catalog

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Non-Interactive Course Catalog
Prices are listed in US dollars


Non-interactive courses do not have Real Time Sessions or participant-instructor interaction.
Courses are self-study, self-paced, and only VIN and/or VSPN members may enroll.



VIN CE Courses
       

ALTM400-2018: Wild Medicinal Plants and Their Potential Veterinary Uses
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Sandra Mitchell, DVM, ABVP Feline, ABVP ECM
Course Dates: January 5-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members only
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-30044).
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: $46


EXOT007-2018: Euthanasia of the Exotic Animal Patient
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Sandra Mitchell, DVM, ABVP Feline, ABVP ECM
Course Dates: January 25-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members only
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-32097).
CE Credits: 1.5

Tuition: $23


MULT310-2018: Cats and Calcium: A Review of Feline Hypercalcemia
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Audrey K Cook, BVM&S, MRCVS, Dip ACVIM, ECVIM, ABVP (Feline)
Course Dates: January 5-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN Members
Prequisites:  This course is geared towards small animal practitioners and assumes some basic understanding of calcium homeostasis and the consequences of hypercalcemia in feline patients.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-30043).
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: $46



VSPN CE Courses

STAF121-2018: Veterinary Medical Terminology-The Basics  
Format:
 Non-Interactive

Presenter: Barb Burri, MEd, MBA, CVT, LVT
Course Dates: January 2-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: Front desk/client service staff, veterinary assistants, and veterinary technician students and concentrates on decoding veterinary medical terms.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-30557).
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: $42


TECH209-2018: Feline Diabetes Mellitus Nutrition
Format:
 Non-Interactive

Presenter: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)
Course Dates: January 2-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Advanced
Audience: Veterinary support staff, especially those working toward their VTS in Nutrition.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-30449).
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: $42


TECH277-2018: Parasitology of Dogs and Cats
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Barbie M. Papajeski, MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates: January 5-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: Veterinary support staff
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-30043).
CE Credits: 6

Tuition: $126


TECH222-2018: Feline Obesity
Format:
 Non-Interactive

Presenter: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)
Course Dates: January 2-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Advanced
Audience: All veterinary staff, especially those working toward their VTS in Nutrition
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-30197).
CE Credits: 2.5

Tuition: $53


TECH279-2018: Equine Anatomy
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Sue Loly, LVT, VTS-EVN
Course Dates: January 2-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prequisites:  This course is focused towards the unique external and internal anatomy of equines. An understanding of how common body tissues like muscles and internal organs function is recommended before beginning this course. Veterinary Medical terms course also recommended.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-30733).
CE Credits: 1

Tuition: $21


TECH284-2018: Equine Surgery
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Shana Lemmenes, CVT, VTS-EVN
Course Dates: January 2-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-31612).
CE Credits: 1.5

Tuition: $32


STAF153-0218: Hiring for Aptitude and Attitude
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Rebecca Rose, AAS, CVT
Course Dates: February 21-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Intermediate
Audience: This course is geared toward those working as practice managers and/or toward their CVPM, but is open to any VSPN or VIN Member wishing to focus on team members as assets of their clinic, increasing efficiency and leveraging.
Prequisites:  This course assumes some basic understanding of calcium homeostasis and the consequences of hypercalcemia in feline patients.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinarians and veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-31766).  This course has been approved by the VHMA for CVPM credits (VHMA 12-25).
CE Credits: 3

Tuition: $63


TECH290-0318: Equine Exams
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Sue Loly, LVT, VTS-EVN
Course Dates: March 16-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prequisites:  This course is focused towards the equine exam and differences in various advanced equine exams. An understanding basic medical terminology and equine anatomy is recommended.
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-32044).
CE Credits: 2

Tuition: $42


TECH278-2018: Farm Animal Parasitology
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Barbie M Papajeski MS, LVT, RLATG, VTS (Clinical Pathology)
Course Dates:
May 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions:
None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Basic
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prequisites:  This course is geared toward veterinary assistants and technicians in working with farm animals.

Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course.(22-32603)
CE Credits: 3.5

Tuition: $74


TECH202-2018: Hepatic Lipidiosis Nutrition Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)
Course Dates:
May 20, 2018 – December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions:
None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Advanced
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prequisites:  This course is designed for those credentialed veterinary technicians pursuing their VTS-Nutrition or those experienced veterinary technicians (and their veterinarians) with a high level of nutritional knowledge in canines and felines.

Accreditation: This course is has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course.(22-32821)
CE Credits: 1.0

Tuition: $21


TECH174-2018: Blood Chemistry in the Canine and Feline Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)
Course Dates: May 20, 2018 – December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions:
None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Prequisites:  This course is focused toward those veterinary personnel who are familiar with laboratory testing and equipment. This course will not cover how to use specific pieces of equipment, but rather help staff identify how to improve sample collection and tests available, and testing procedures to result in more reliable results.

Accreditation: This course is has been submitted for approval to RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course.
CE Credits: 1.5

Tuition: $32


TECH291-2018: Advanced Equine Surgical Procedures and Equipment Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Shana Lemmenes, CVT, VTS-EVN
Course Dates: May 15-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course is approved by RACE for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course (RACE 22-32699 ).
CE Credits: 1

Tuition: $21


TECH214-2018: Canine and Feline Inflammatory Bowel Disease Non-Interactive
Format: Non-Interactive

Presenter: Ann Wortinger, BIS, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM, Nutrition)
Course Dates: June 1-December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Advanced
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course.(22-33120)
CE Credits: 1.5

Tuition: $32


TECH294-2018: Food & Fiber Animal Surgery Non-Interactive

Presenter: Shana Lemmenes, CVT, VTS-EVN
Course Dates: June 25, 2018 - December 31, 2018
Real Time Sessions: None. Participants are expected to progress through the course materials at their own pace within the allotted course-open time period.

Level: Intermediate
Audience: VIN and VSPN members
Accreditation: This course has been RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists as a non-interactive course.(22-33309)
CE Credits: 3.5

Tuition: $74


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