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NAVTA will be hosting their annual leadership workshop in conjunction with the AVMA Convention next week in San Antonio, Texas. There are still spots available for members to register for this conference. This workshop will focus on providing resources to develop solid national and regional leadership within organizations and refine visions for the future. If you are a NAVTA state representative for your technician organization or want to step into a leadership role, there is still time to register for this great workshop. See the NAVTA site for more information: http://www.navta.net/page/LeadershipWorkshop

We wish safe travels for all of our members attending the AVMA Convention/NAVTA Leadership Workshop next week. We are very proud VSPN administrative staffer, Brandy Helewa, AAS, CVT, RVT, VTS (ECC) will be speaking at the convention. If you are attending one of her talks, please stop and introduce yourself!

VIN News Service
Denied: Lindsey's petition for a partial new trial

Seizures: When the Brain Misfires

Abstract of the Week
One-Year Outcomes in Caregivers of Critically Ill Patients.

Website of the Week
Neuromuscular Case Presentations

Book Review of the Week
Veterinary Anesthesia and Analgesia

Rounds Transcripts

VIN/VSPN Rounds: Assertiveness for Women in Veterinary Medicine

Faces of a Practice Manager Part 4

2015 Rounds Transcripts

  1. CRI bolus
  2. CHF
  3. Which size jugular catheter
  4. Estimates
  5. Are you Facebook friends with clients?
  6. Therapeutic dose of fish oil or glucosamine in Royal Canin food?
  7. Change in appointment scheduling
  8. New to VSPN
  9. National AALAS – Keynote speaker
  10. Best shirt under scrubs
  11. Federally observed holiday closures
  12. Vet Venom in western rattlesnake bites
  13. Drug kit
  14. Saying no to adopters
  15. Educational review
  16. Technician shortage
  17. Acetylcysteine injection vs. oral

ECG Interpretation Module 1

ECG Interpretation Module 2

We utilize electrocardiography in veterinary medicine on a daily basis, especially during anesthesia monitoring. These two modules will focus on topics from understanding how the conduction system works to recognizing abnormal rhythms. Join Dianne Hudson, RVT, VTS (Anesthesia) for this two-module VSPN CE course. Enroll in both modules at the same time and take advantage of the 15% discount off the original course price.

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Calendar view for VSPN Rounds

VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

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

Sunday, August 7, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Open Nutrition Rounds
Host: Shoshana Shaw, RVT, VTS (Nutrition)

Sunday, August 21, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Addison’s Disease
Host: Liza Rudolph, BAS, CVT, VTS (CP-Canine/Feline, SAIM)

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