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VTNE Prep Course on VSPN
The Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) is offered three times a year now. The busiest test window is the July-August testing window, as most technician program graduates complete their education in May. VSPN offers a VTNE prep course prior to every test window. Enrollment is open now for the next course. If you are planning on testing during the July-August window, enroll now!


VIN News Service
Suspect admits to burglarizing veterinary clinics
Lured by value of flea-and-tick products

VETzInsight
Serving the Service Dog

Abstract of the Week
Environmental and animal factors associated with gestation length in Holstein cows and heifers in two herds in the Czech Republic.

Website of the Week
Exotic Species Cancer Research Alliance


Rounds Transcripts

VSPN Rounds: The Popsicle Patient: Hypothermia

All Rounds Transcripts



  1. Dexdomitor and Hydromorphone
  2. Texting software
  3. CA laws, RVT extractions
  4. Help with resume
  5. Pharmacists are terrible
  6. Vaccine reactions
  7. Concerns about staff member
  8. Today is Biomedical Research Awareness Day
  9. Frog slime versus flu virus
  10. Teaching time management
  11. What do YOU feed and why?
  12. Quarantine period



TECH274-0517: Canine Internal Medicine Case Challenges Module 1
TECH275-0617: Feline Internal Medicine Case Challenges Module 2

Working through cases is a great way to learn! These two brand new VSPN CE courses will work through cases from obtaining patient history through the home care you may need to counsel clients about. The first module will consist of canine cases, and the second module will consist of feline cases. Join VSPN CE instructor and moderator Marisa Rhyne, LVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM) for these two new courses.

Take a look at VSPN CE listings for 2017: VSPN CE Catalog



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, April 23, 2017; 9:00 pm EDT
VSPN Rounds: Exam Room Opportunities
Host: Robin Del Bove, AAS, CVT

Thursday, April 27, 2017; 8:00 pm EDT
FVTA General Membership Meeting
This meeting will take place in the VSPN Meeting Room

Sunday, April 30, 2017; 9:00 pm EDT
VSPN Rounds: Who's Helping the Healer?
Host: Charlotte Waack, AA, AAS, BS, CVT, RVT

Friday, May 5, 2017; 9:00 pm EDT
Behavior Rounds with Sherrie
Host: Sherrie Yuschak, AAS, RVT, VTS (Behavior)



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