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VECCS is pleased to offer practice managers all the VECCS member benefits plus:

  • Continuing education and resources specifically tailored to emergency and specialty practice
  • Discounted registration to the International Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care Symposium to participate in a full schedule of practice management and leadership continuing education
  • Exclusive access to the Veterinary Emergency & Critical Wage Survey Results
  • Full text of practice management lectures from past IVECCS
  • Electronic VECCS newsletter with practice management articles

Join Now to access exclusive members only content online.  Practice Management membership fee starts at $75 for the 2014 membership year.

VECCS MEMBER: Login in now to unlock your member benefits under this "Practice Management" tab.

The Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA) has played an indispensable role in growing the efficiency, effectiveness and profitability of veterinary practices by focusing exclusively on advancing the expertise, knowledge and skills of the veterinary management professional. Established in 1981, VHMA serves the needs of 2,000+ members through education, informational access and networking.

CLICK HERE to visit their website.

The VECCS is collaborating with the Veterinary Information Network (VIN) to conduct a series of webinars covering  timely ER and ICU topics.  These educational webinars are FREE to VECCS members.

April 28, 2014; 9:00pm Eastern: Alyce D’Amato, CVT, CVPM
"Mastering the Most Common Client Challenges"

May 19, 2014; 9:00pm Eastern: David Liss, BA, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), CVPM
"Nursing Management of the Septic Patients"

June 23, 2014; 9:00pm Eastern: Lee Palmer, DVM, MS, DACVECC
"Field Care for Working Dogs"

 

WEBINAR VIEWING INSTRUCTIONS:

VECCS members who are currently VIN/VSPN members may use their VIN/VSPN username and password to access the webinar at http://www.vin.com/veccs

VECCS members who are not members of VIN/VSPN do not need to be members of VIN/VSPN to participate. If  you have not previously set up a username and password for a prior VECCS webinar or a VIN hosted content or proceeding please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by close of business on the Friday before the webinar. In that email please include your full name and contact information should we have questions or a need to technically support your attendance in the webinar.

If you have a username and password and are still unable to access at http://www.vin.com/veccs please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for support, including in that email what error message your receive.

Veterinary Internship programs are not standardized and neither are they regulated.  Each internship program has its own strengths and weaknesses.  It is the responsibility of the prospective intern to determine which program will best fit his/her needs.  The prospective intern is strongly encouraged to determine their own short- and long-term goals, interview the program mentor, obtain feedback from current and past interns of the program, and visit prospective programs if possible.

These Guidelines refer the prospective intern and program mentors to the VECCS FACILITIES DEFINITION to familiarize themselves with the different levels of emergency and critical care facilities.  The prospective intern and program mentors can use the information contained in the definitions as a guide to what type of facility, staffing and equipment resources for which to look for in an internship program.

CLICK HERE to download the Guidelines.