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Have you tried VINx yet?
It can be a challenge keeping track of back-and-forth communication with your clients. VINx brings you VetTexts, a way to communicate with clients via text messages about appointments, post-surgery updates and check-ins, all managed in one central location.

No more shared hospital mobile phone getting lost in someone’s scrubs pocket, plus clients will love how up-to-date you are with technology!

This is just another way VINx - from VIN - is creating tools and services to help you streamline your practice management, enhance your patient care and strengthen client relationships, all for FREE with your hospital's VIN membership.

COMMUNICATE. CONNECT. SUCCEED. (800) 454-0576 vinxsupport@vin.com.

VSPN 2015 Courses and DEA Update
The VSPN CE Course Catalog has been updated with some of the 2015 course listings. Take a look to plan ahead for your CE next year!

DEA update – hydrocodone is moving from Schedule III to Schedule II effective October 6, 2014. While this may not affect veterinary medicine as much as the tramadol ruling did, you should still be aware of the change for ordering and logging purposes. To see more, visit the DEA notice online.

Johnson College Veterinary Science Technology Program in Scranton, Pennsylvania

  1. VSPN Get Together at Wild West
  2. Anesthetic maintenance
  3. Euthanasia charges
  4. Conflict resolution
  5. Connected red blood cells
  6. Hand held dental radiograph unit
  7. Online school recommendations for bachelor’s degree
  8. Lymph contaminated turtle blood
  9. Using Onsior pre-operatively in young and healthy felines
  10. Radiograph machines for birds
  11. Making baby food to use in the hospital
  12. Medical errors made by staff members
  13. Pure Balance dog food calorie count
  14. Interesting ophthalmology case
  15. Questionable adoption organization
  16. The use of glycopyrrolate to improve blood pressure
  17. Blue Ridge Community College guest speakers
  18. Homemade training models


Nutritional Support for the Canine and Feline Hospitalized Patient
Good nutrition is critical for our hospitalized patients to recover from illness and heal from trauma. This VSPN CE course looks at the needs of the hospitalized patient.

VSPN CE: 800-846-0028, 530-756-4881 or 011 +61261452357, ext 792 or VSPNCE@vspn.org


VIN STORE > LOGIN for specials on books; Search for "VSPN" to find/order these great items:

  1. VSPN Notebook® version 4.0
  2. VIN Store Gift Certificates
  3. VSPN client brochure - trifold (pack of 25 - free)

Click to change the image (Image5) The World Time Clock-Time Converter:
Use this feature to find out when a chat or rounds session is in YOUR time zone.

Click on the Rounds Room link to access the Unity Session room; you should be prompted for your secure login information.

Front Desk/Client Service Rounds
Friday, September 26, 2014; 9pm ET (USA)
in the VSPN Rounds Room
Front Desk/Client Service Rounds: Calling all front desk and client service team members! Join Julie Singer for the return of what was previously known as receptionist rounds.

Friday Coffeehouse Rounds
Sunday, September 26, 2014; 10pm ET (USA)
in the VSPN Rounds Room
Friday Coffeehouse Rounds: Relax and kick back with Brandy Tabor on this first Friday of autumn.

Notebook Rounds
Sunday, September 28, 2014; 10pm ET (USA)
in the VSPN Rounds Room
Notebook Rounds: Learn how to Manage a Poison Emergency Decontamination with Brandy Sprunger-Helewa.

How To Navigate VSPN
Wednesday, October 1, 2014; 11am ET (USA) in the VSPN Rounds Room
How To Navigate VSPN: Learn your way around VSPN with Brandy Sprunger-Helewa as your guide!

Website of the Week
Job Accommodation Network

Abstract of the Week
Prevalence and clinical outcome of subclinical bacteriuria in female dogs.

VSPN NOTEBOOK® Item of the Week

Administering Medications


Book Reviews of the Week

Rounds Highlights

VSPN Library Highlights


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