Protocol for Assessing CE Event/Speakers/Presenters

The AAVSB and RACE credits are synonymous and are a trusted source for most of our present CE events. At the BCVTA, we believe that by following their guidelines for presenter qualifications we will be able to comfortably assure the integrity of the CE credits issued to our members.

The following guidelines are taken from the AAVSB Standards of Continuing Veterinary Medical Education document. http://www.aavsb.org/RACE/Standards/ Veterinary Technologist has been added to the guidelines to reflect Canadian Terminology.

Presenter Qualifications


Education Required for Presenters

Qualified presenters for:

a) Scientific/Clinical Programs for Animal Health Technologists/Veterinary Technicians shall:

a) Non-Scientific Programs: 

Programs that are non-scientific in subject matter, such as Practice Management and Professional Development shall be presented by certified veterinary practice managers (CVPM) or individuals who can provide evidence of sufficient education and special knowledge in the subject matter.

If not a CVPM, the following qualifications should be met:

a) Commercial/Promotional/ Programs: