Welcome to the all-new Vetlearn

  • Vetlearn is getting a new home. Starting this fall,
    Vetlearn becomes part of the NAVC VetFolio family.

    You'll have access to the entire Compendium and
    Veterinary Technician archives and get to explore
    even more ways to learn and earn CE by becoming
    a VetFolio subscriber. Subscriber benefits:
  • Over 500 hours of interactive CE Videos
  • An engaging new Community for tough cases
    and networking
  • Three years of NAVC Conference Proceedings
  • All-new articles (CE and other topics) for the entire
    healthcare team

To access Vetlearn, you must first sign in or register.


  • Registration for new subscribers will open in September 2014!
  • Watch for additional exciting news coming soon!
Become a Member

Veterinarian Technician

Video Tech Tip: Chest Tube Aspiration

    This 30-second video clip illustrates a technician aspirating a chest tube during a procedure. The sterile distal end of the extension set has been placed in a recently emptied saline irrigation bottle. This minimizes the risk for spillage and contamination and efficiently measures the aspirated fluid without use of a graduated cylinder.
    Tip provided by the Surgical Nursing Team at Metropolitan Veterinary Associates, submitted by Liza W Rudolph, LVT