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VSPN Library
We have just started the process of re-working the VSPN Library. We will still have the transcripts posted in the VSPN Library, but would like to update and condense the handouts area. The end goal is to have a great area of resources that you can customize for your own practice. We would love to hear what forms would be useful to our members. If you have suggestions, please post to this message board thread.


VIN News Service
Petco grooming promotion hits snarl

VETzInsight
Real Vets Use Duct Tape: And Other 'Tails' of Veterinary Improv

Abstract of the Week
Publication rate of studies presented at veterinary anaesthesia specialty meetings during the years 2003-2008.

Website of the Week
Deafness In Dogs And Cats

Book Review of the Week
Veterinary Technology Essentials: Instructors Resource Guide and Student Activities
>>> VSPN Book Review by Oreta Samples, CVT, MPH, PhD


Rounds Transcripts

VIN/VSPN Rounds: An Overview of VIN Foundation Support Group Initiative

2015 Rounds Transcripts



  1. Summer craziness
  2. Cernia IV
  3. Ophthalmology help?
  4. Concerning issues at new clinic
  5. Fancy Goldfish not eating, laying eggs but doesn’t have a mate
  6. Employee lunches
  7. Theophylline shortage
  8. Fish as novel protein for dogs?
  9. Different size dental image probes?
  10. Drug prices
  11. Exposure factors
  12. Career change to RN
  13. Tool for digital radiography
  14. Help-looking for a syringe tip extender
  15. Surgery monitor
  16. Fear Free practice
  17. Summer 2016 pet owner newsletter available
  18. Accelerated hydrogen peroxide vs other



Basics of Equine Nutrition
Whether an owner or an equine technician, understanding the equine digestive system and how to feed for optimal health is important. Join Shelley Shopsowitz, BA (Hons), RVT for this VSPN CE course!



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Calendar view for VSPN Rounds

VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Sunday, June 19, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Cushing’s Disease
Host: Liza Rudolph, BAS, CVT, VTS (CP-Canine/Feline, SAIM)

Wednesday, June 29, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Faces of a Practice Manager Part 4
Host: Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM

Thursday, June 30, 2016; 8:00 pm ET
FVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

July 3-4, 2016
No Rounds or CE classes - 4th of July Holiday (USA)
VIN/VSPN offices closed



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