VINx VetTools (http://www.vin.com/vinx/) lets your team send a text message to a client and even attach an image of their pet.
Texts are sent via your web-based interface so no more need for a clinic cell phone. From post-surgery updates to simple lab work reporting to client education articles, texting can be a great way to keep your clients in the loop and your staff moving forward with their workday.
Reach out to the VINx Team to learn more! 800-454-0576 - VINxSupport@vin.com
Reminder: The VIN-VSPN offices will be closed Monday, May 29, 2016 for the USA Memorial Day Holiday. Responses to email may be delayed.
VIN News Service
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Abstract of the Week
Long Term Functional Outcome of Tibial Tuberosity Advancement vs. Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy and Extracapsular Repair in a Heterogeneous Population of Dogs.
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Cavalier King Charles – Syringomyelia
Book Review of the Week
Saunders Handbook of Veterinary Drugs, Small and Large Animals, Fourth Edition
>>> VSPN Book Review by Oreta Samples, CVT, MPH, PhD
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2015 Rounds Transcripts
- Refresher course for VN after long absence
- Finding online teaching jobs
- BGs – ear stick discrepancy?
- Surgery monitoring
- Surgical flaps in California
- Under dosing Revolution?
- Ideas for encouraging a cat to eat
- Recapping sharps
- Flea and tick collars
- Fundraiser suggestions
- Shelf life of sterilized instruments
- Preventing a crushed dental RAD sensor
- Body condition scoring for pocket pets, etc.
- Sugar glider help
- Seeking creative storage ideas for v-troughs
- Marijuana dose for dogs
Feline and Canine Anesthesia Case Challenges
There is still time to take advantage of the early enrollment discount (10% off the original course price ends May 30) for this new VSPN CE course! Each week you will be presented with cases and work through these cases in real time to make an anesthetic plan for your patient! Join presenter Jody Nugent-Deal, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia & Analgesia, Clinical Practice-Exotic Companion Animal) for this course!
Rounds This Week
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Calendar view for VSPN Rounds
VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds
Wednesday, June 1, 2016; 8:00pm ET
Open Toxicology Rounds
Hosts: Erin Freed, BA, CVT and Jenny Schuett, CVT
Sunday, June 5, 2016; 9:00pm ET
VIN/VSPN Rounds: An Overview of VIN Foundation Support Group Initiatives
Hosts: Bree Montana, DVM, Katherine Dobbs, RVT, CVPM, PHR, and Susan P. Cohen, DSW
This session will take place in the VIN/VSPN Rounds Room
This session will feature audio
Sunday, June 5, 2016; 8:00 pm Mountain Time
WyVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room
Wednesday, June 8, 2016; 9:00 pm ET
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)
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