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VIN News Service
Confusion ensues during veterinary-compounding discussion
California regulators grapple with applying new rules

Veterinary Guilty Pleasures

Abstract of the Week
Vesicopreputial anastomosis for the treatment of obstructive urolithiasis in goats.

Website of the Week
Disease Trends In Kansas

Rounds Transcripts

VSPN Rounds: Who’s Helping the Healer?

All Rounds Transcripts

  1. Getting clients in the door?
  2. FIV+ kitty question
  3. Fluids on dogs or cats under 7 during surgery
  4. Worker’s Comp
  5. Cleaning CO2 canisters
  6. Checking PPE for cracks, etc.
  7. Ventilator bellows and tidal volume
  8. Ketamine and hypotension
  9. What flea product is safe to use for rabbits?
  10. Oral Buprenorphine shelf life
  11. Staffing issues
  12. Orthopaedic drill systems
  13. Lepto

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TECH140-0517: Advanced Nursing-Critical Care Module 1

Enrollment will close next Wednesday, May 10 for the Advanced Nursing Module 1 VSPN CE course. This course emphasizes the role of the technician in emergency and/or critical care cases. The course will be presented in a systems approach and encourages technicians to critically think and problem solve. This is a great course for both ECC and general practice staff members!

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VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Friday, May 5, 2017; 9:00 pm EDT
Behavior Rounds with Sherrie
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

Sunday, May 7, 2017; 9:00 pm EDT
VSPN Rounds-Open Chat - Resumes and Job Advancement
Host: Kelly Lynn Cronin, MBA, BS, LVT, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR

Sunday, May 7, 2017; 8:00 pm Mountain Time
WyVTA (Wyoming) General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

Wednesday, May 10, 2017; 9:15 pm EDT
VSPN Rounds: How to Take a Pet Poisoning History
Host: Erin Freed, BA, CVT

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