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VIN News Service
Student-loan advising company head convicted of fraud

Website of the Week
Dealing With Orphaned Or Injured Animals In Texas

Abstract of the Week
The effect of deworming on apparent digestion, body weight, and condition in heavily parasitized mares

Book Review of the Week
Atlas of Radiographic Anatomy of the Horse, Fourth Edition
>>>VSPN Book Review by Sharlene Halozan, RVT

Rounds Transcripts

Anesthesia Monitoring: Are All of the Beeps, Bells, and Whistles Important?

The Many Faces of a Practice Manager Part 3

2015 Rounds Transcripts

  1. Alfaxalone: pros/cons? Help!
  2. Best use of time
  3. Discharge instruction template
  4. Central venus pressure
  5. Diluting Carprofen
  6. Pain scoring
  7. Vet Tech online programs
  8. Refrigerator lock box
  9. Chronic URI/stomatitis
  10. IV line change
  11. Best food for weight loss?
  12. URI outbreak
  13. Question on filling vacutainers with sample
  14. Academy of Research scholarship available
  15. Firing a pregnant employee
  16. Rude aggressive co-worker
  17. VT association strategic planning
  18. Surgical prep question

Canine and Feline Dermatology for Veterinary Technicians
There is still time to enroll in VSPN CE’s dermatology course. Dermatological issues are seen in the clinic on a daily basis. Learn more from basic skin anatomy and physiology to treatments a veterinarian may prescribe in this course.

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VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Sunday, April 10, 2016; 9:00 pm ET
Is That Radiograph Diagnostic Quality? Thoracic and Abdominal!!
Host: Courtney Liermann, LVT, VTS (ECC)

Sunday, April 17, 2016; 9:00 pm ET
Current Vaccination Guidelines
Host: Liza Rudolph, BAS, CVT, VTS (CP-Canine/Feline, SAIM)

Wednesday, April 20, 2016; 9:00 pm ET
It's Getting Hot in Here- Heatstroke
Host: Lisa Kernaghan, LVT, RVT, CVT, VTS (ECC)

Sunday, April 24, 2016; 9:00 pm ET
VIN/VSPN Rounds: Dispelling the Myths About Veterinary Hospice
Hosts: Lynn Hendrix, DVM and and Amir Shanan, DVM
This session will take place in the VIN/VSPN Rounds Room

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