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VIN News Service
Pet pharmacy Rx transfers: supporting the competition?

Euthanizing Aggressive Dogs: Sometimes It's the Best Choice

Abstract of the Week
Efficacy of a novel oral formulation of sarolaner (Simparica™) against five common tick species infesting dogs in the United States.

Website of the Week
Smell: The Forgotten Sense

Book Review of the Week
Veterinary Parasitology, Fourth Edition

Rounds Transcripts

Technician vs. Doctor Rounds: A Difference in Priorities

2015 Rounds Transcripts

  1. Consent Form Protocol
  2. Custody Battle Over Pet
  3. Aseptic Prep for IV Catheters
  4. Surgical Prep Question Revisited
  5. Things that Require Zero Talent Meme
  6. Rounds: Assertiveness for Women in Veterinary Medicine
  7. New Job and Need Advice
  8. Revisiting uniforms
  9. SPO2 Monitors
  10. VSPN Rounds: How to Obtain a Toxicology History
  11. Billing Companies
  12. Newly Adopted Dog Extremely Fearful Revisited
  13. Opportunity to Attend National AALAS Meeting in NC
  14. License Renewal
  15. Pokémon Go in Your Practice
  16. Chemotherapy Training Log
  17. Child Proof Containers
  18. Epogen vs. Aranesp for Anemic Cat

Basic Medical Math
Do medical math calculations trip you up? Do you need a great refresher in formulas and fluid calculations? Fractions, decimals, solving for X are all areas that we use in veterinary medicine. Join Elizabeth Warren, LVT for this VSPN CE course and be prepared to use your calculator!

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Calendar view for VSPN Rounds

VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Sunday, July 24, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Faces of a Practice Manager Part 4
Host: Julie Singer, LVT, CVPM

Thursday, July 28, 2016; 8:00 pm EDT
FVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

Sunday, July 31, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
VSPN Rounds: Where's your Support? Studying for your VTS
Hosts: Brandy Helewa, CVT, RVT, AAS, VTS (ECC) and Liz Hughston, MEd, RVT, CVT, VTS (SAIM, ECC)

Sunday, August 7, 2016; 8:00 pm Mountain Time
WyVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

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