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VSPN at WVC
Western Veterinary Conference starts this weekend and VSPN will be there! VIN will not have the VIN Lounge as we have had in past years, but we will have the VIN Island in the exhibition hall. Stop by booths #4920-4924 to see VSPN Director Charlotte Waack and learn about the VIN Foundation initiative, Support4Support. You can also talk with the folks behind the scenes at VINx and EVetSites.

VSPN will be participating in the WVC Technician Fair, hosted by NAVTA this year. It is a different setup from past tech fairs, but you can stop and see Lisa Kernaghan on Wednesday, March 8 from Noon-3:00pm PT at the WVC Technician Fair (inside the NAVTA Lounge). Lisa will have some VSPN goodies for those that stop by and can answer all questions about VSPN!


VIN News Service
Conn. bill permits veterinarians to alter vaccine protocols, dosages

VETzInsight
What Do You Do When Ear Drops and Oral Antibiotics Don’t Work?

Abstract of the Week
Influence of different types of catheters on the development of diseases of the jugular vein in 45 horses

Website of the Week
Comparative Ocular Pathology Laboratory of Wisconsin (COPLOW)


Rounds Transcripts

VSPN Rounds: Renal Disease

All Rounds Transcripts



  1. Support4Support
  2. Buprenorphine
  3. Perioperative fluid therapy
  4. Low HR during SX
  5. Dental camera
  6. Anesthetic, dental, autoclave maintenance
  7. SynPhenol-3
  8. PPE for dental rads
  9. Physical issues and restraint
  10. Easter preparation



Practice Management 101
Have you wanted to move into management or are a new manager? This VSPN CE course will help with basic practice management principles and will review everything from employee handbooks to performance reviews. Join Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM for this VSPN CE course that is RACE approved for veterinary technicians/technologists and VHMA approved for CVPM credits.

Take a look at VSPN CE listings for 2017: VSPN CE Catalog



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Calendar view for VSPN Rounds

VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Friday, March 3, 2017; 9:00 pm EST
Behavior Rounds with Sherrie
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

Sunday, March 5, 2017; 8:00 pm EST
Veterinary Feed Directive Overview
Host: Tara Woyton, MS, LVT, CVT

Sunday, March 5, 2017; 9:00 pm EST
VIN/VSPN Rounds: Perioperative Fluid Therapy: the Good, the Bad, & the Ugly
Host: Lydia Love, DVM, DACVAA
This session will take place in the VIN-VSPN Rounds Room
This session will feature audio

Sunday, March 5, 2017; 8:00 pm Mountain Time
WyVTA (Wyoming) General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room



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