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VIN News Service
Bearing each other’s burdens
Website of the Week
Minimizing Pesticide Contaminated Soil Around the Home and Garden
Abstract of the Week
Fertility in Adult Bitches Previously Treated with a 4.7 mg Subcutaneous Deslorelin Implant.
Book Review of the Week
Concise Review of Veterinary Microbiology, Second Edition
>>>VSPN Book Review by Oreta M. Samples, DHSc, MPH, RVT
Open ECC Discussion
2015 Rounds Transcripts
- CRI calculation
- Fecal centrifugation filters?
- Hand scaling
- BG curve in feline patients
- Compassion Fatigue?
- Analgesia help!
- Esophageal stethoscope
- Behavior as an ethical concern
- Phone triage for reception
- Hep flush
- Mycoplasma felis
- Abdominal fluid
- Placing dual IVC for sick patients
- Silly question about fluids
Canine and Feline Diseases Overview
VSPN offers continual education courses for everyone on the veterinary care team! This course is designed for the veterinary assistant or front desk staffer who would like to learn more about the diseases we treat in the veterinary clinic. Enrollment closes for this course on March 10, 2016, so enroll now!
Rounds This Week
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Calendar view for VSPN Rounds
VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds
Sunday, February 21, 2016; 9:00 pm ET
Host: Liza Rudolph, BAS, CVT, VTS (CP-Canine/Feline, SAIM)
Wednesday, February 24, 2016; 9:00 pm ET
Self Care in Veterinary Medicine
Host: Kelly Foltz, RVT CVT, LVT, VTS (ECC)
Thursday, February 25, 2016; 8:00 pm ET
FVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room
Sunday, February 28, 2016; 8:00 pm ET
How to Approach Your VTS Case Logs
Hosts: Brandy Helewa, CVT, RVT, AAS, VTS (ECC) and Liz Hughston, MEd, RVT, CVT, VTS (SAIM, ECC)
Thank you for being part of an interactive community for veterinary support personnel, by veterinary support personnel!
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