Welcome to this week's edition of VSPN This Week!
VSPN | VSPN This Week Archives
We'd love your feedback on this newsletter and format, so email us your comments: Help@vspn.org

*To cancel your subscription: FORWARD this email to Help@vspn.org with the word 'remove' in the subject line. If you have left the veterinary field, please indicate that as well.

Wild West Veterinary Conference
VSPN is on the road again! Debbie and Charlotte will be in Reno, Nevada from October 12-October 16, 2016 at Wild West Veterinary Conference. VSPN will host the cybercafé at this conference and also co-host the technician reception on Thursday, October 13 from 6:30-8:00pm PT. The wonderful vendors have donated some great door prizes which include FitBit activity trackers, a GoPro camera, and a Voyce pet activity tracker! Debbie and Charlotte love meeting our VSPN members, so please stop by the cybercafé and say hello.

VIN News Service
Drug maker's leptospirosis claims surprise veterinarians

Diseases We Shouldn't See

Abstract of the Week
A Novel Imaging System Distinguishes Neoplastic from Normal Tissue During Resection of Soft Tissue Sarcomas and Mast Cell Tumors in Dogs.

Website of the Week
Nutrition For Backyard Chicken Flocks

Book Reviews of the Week
Canine and Feline Cytology, A Color Atlas and Interpretation Guide. Third Edition

Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals

Rounds Transcripts

Inventory - Good, Better or Best?

2015 Rounds Transcripts

  1. Lunch breaks
  2. California Vet Assistance Controlled Substance Permit (VACSP)
  3. Rescue disinfectant dilution
  4. Orogastric feeding
  5. BP and Doppler question
  6. Escaped tegu, need advice
  7. Hind limb amputation
  8. Veterinarian-administered otics
  9. New interactive web based resource
  10. Study regarding the genetics of emotion and behavior
  11. Creative bandaging techniques needed
  12. Digital vs. regular film
  13. Unorganized techs
  14. Nexgard issues?

Toxicology A-Z
From decontamination to treatments a veterinarian may prescribe, this new VSPN CE course will cover a range of common toxins that may present at the veterinary clinic. Join Brandy Helewa, CVT, RVT, VTS (ECC) for this RACE approved VSPN CE course!

Click to change the image (Image5) Rounds This Week
All times are listed in ET (USA). To convert to time in your area, try this time zone converter. Use America/New York for ET zone.

Calendar view for VSPN Rounds

VSPN Rounds | VSPN Meeting Room | VIN/VSPN Rounds

Sunday, October 9, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Open Session with Kelly
Host: Kelly Cronin, VTS (ECC), PHR

Sunday, October 16, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
RECOVER CPR- Basic Life Support
Host: Joe DeFulio, LVT, CVT
Audio will be used for this session

Sunday, October 23, 2016; 9:00 pm EDT
Renal Disease
Host: Liza Rudolph, VTS (SAIM, CP)

Thursday, October 27, 2016; 8:00 pm EDT
FVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

Membership Features

Thank you for being part of an interactive community for veterinary support personnel, by veterinary support personnel!

MyVSPN is a portal where you can update information such as credentials, email address, home or work information, print out a yearly statement of your CE courses and check CE certificates. To learn more about MyVSPN, please see our FAQ Help Page.

Benefits for VSPN members include access to the online version of the VSPN Notebook®, community message boards, rounds sessions and an extensive library of past rounds transcripts and handouts. We have over 50 continual education courses per year taught by leaders in the field of veterinary technology.

REMINDER: Your secure information is YOUR OWN. It should not be given out to anyone.

VSPN Notebook®
A benefit to members of VSPN, the VSPN Notebook® is a handbook of helpful, quick information for use in everyday practice.

To keep up with the latest on VSPN:
Like us on
Facebook or
follow VSPN on Twitter

VSPN Member Services: help@vspn.org | 800.846.0028 or 530.756.4881, ext. 791
VSPN CE: ext. 792 or VSPNCE@vspn.org
777 West Covell Blvd, Davis, CA 95616

Copyright 2016 Veterinary Information Network, Inc.