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VIN News Service
Leaders aim to end battle over veterinary accreditation

Website of the Week
Recognizing Heat Stress In Cattle

Abstract of the Week
Laboratory Evaluation in Dogs & Cats with Chronic Kidney Disease

Book Reviews of the Week
Small Animal Anesthesia Techniques
>>>VSPN Book Review by Brenda K. Feller, CVT, VTS (Anesthesia)

Small Animal Clinical Nutrition, Fifth Edition
>>>VSPN Book Review by Elizabeth Warren, LVT

Rounds Transcripts

2015 Rounds Transcripts

  1. Cytauxzoon
  2. Surgical pack wraps
  3. VSPN on resume?
  4. Restraint training/DVD/videos
  5. 24 hour practice staff scheduling
  6. What’s the most palatable flavor for medication?
  7. Why do they feel the need to lie?
  8. Virbac back ordered toothpaste issue
  9. Pharmacy refill policy
  10. Lateral saphenous phlebotomy tips
  11. Hospital treatment forms
  12. Management’s role in Compassion Fatigue
  13. Teacup pig spay
  14. Taurine deficiency with commercial food?
  15. What is this parasite and why is it blue?
  16. SOAP titles
  17. Alfaxalone and rough recoveries in cats
  18. FeLV/FIV

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Calendar view for VSPN Rounds

VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Sunday, August 2, 2015; 9:00 pm ET
Understanding the Primary Survey
Host: Courtney Liermann, LVT, VTS (ECC)

Sunday, August 2, 2015; 8:00 pm Mountain Time
Wyoming Veterinary Technician Association Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

Wednesday, August 5, 2015; 9:00 pm ET
Understanding the Primary Survey
Terminology – Touching up our Roots!
Host: Barb Burri, MEd, MBA, CVT, LVT

Friday, August 7, 2015; 9:00 pm ET
Behavior with Sherrie
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

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