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World Veterinary Day 2017
April 29, 2017 is World Veterinary Day. This global event aims to highlight and promote the different facets of veterinary medicine practiced all over the world and to raise awareness to improve animal health and welfare. This year’s theme is Antimicrobial Resistance - From Awareness to Action. Learn more at the World Veterinary Association website!

Not Cool, Bro(methalin)

Abstract of the Week
Duodenojejunal mesenteric rents: Survival and complications after surgical correction in 38 broodmares (2006-2014).

Website of the Week
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Rounds Transcripts

VSPN Rounds: Exam Room Opportunities

All Rounds Transcripts

  1. Isoflurane percentage changes
  2. Secondary labels
  3. Good tech skills, lousy interpersonal relations
  4. Weird things in fecal
  5. When is it enough?
  6. Budesonide for treatment of pancreatitis
  7. 50% Dextrose injection expiration
  8. WAGS monitoring
  9. Digital radiographs
  10. CRIs
  11. Dental with other surgeries
  12. Hand scrub
  13. Therapeutic lasers

TECH167-0517: Basic Reptile Nursing Care
Nursing care of the reptilian patient is much different than what most of us experience with our mammalian patients. Join Jenni Jenkins-Perez, LVT, CVT, AA, BAS (VT) for this VSPN CE course that will go over basic anatomy, physiology, history taking, physical exam, common disorders, hospital care, diagnostics, and emergencies for reptile patients.

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VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Sunday, April 30, 2017; 9:00 pm EDT
VSPN Rounds: Who's Helping the Healer?
Host: Charlotte Waack, AA, AAS, BS, CVT, RVT

Friday, May 5, 2017; 9:00 pm EDT
Behavior Rounds with Sherrie
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)

Sunday, May 7, 2017; 9:00 pm EDT
VSPN Rounds-Open Chat - Resumes and Job Advancement
Host: Kelly Lynn Cronin, MBA, BS, LVT, RVT, VTS (ECC), PHR

Sunday, May 7, 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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