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What is an Association

A group of people organized for a joint purpose

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AVMA

 

How many do they represent

 

Are CVTs directly impacted

 

when were they established

American Veterinary Medical Association

 

Represents over 82,500 Veterinarians

 

Directly impacts CVT's

 

EST. 1863

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NAVTA

 

How many members

 

what is the old name

 

what do they do

National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America

 

Approx. 6000 members

 

old name North American Veterinary Technician association

 

increase public awarness and revamped SCNAVTA

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AAHA

 

what do they do

 

is it a requirement for hospitals

American Animal Hospital Association

 

Sets standard for Veterinary Hospitals

 

Not a requirement for Hospitals

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AAVSB

 

What do they own

 

What do they keep for CVTs

American Association of Veterinary State Boards

 

owns VIVA and VTNE

 

Keeps VTNE scores

 

 

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VHMA

 

What is a CVPM

Veterinary Hospitals Managers Association

 

Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM)

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AALAS

 

what do they do 

 

what is ALAT, LAT, LATG

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

 

3 on the job certifications are

(ALAT) Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician

(LAT) Laboratory Animal Technician

(LATG) Laboratory Animal Technologist

 

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VSPN

 

Who do they support

 

What do they do for us

Veterinary Support Personel Network

 

Supports the staff working with veterinarians

 

Offers CE

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CVMA

 

Does every state have one

 

who do they represent

Colorado Veterinary Medical Association

 

Every state has a VMA

 

They represent Veterinarians

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CACVT

 

what are they to CVTs

 

what is their mission

 

what else do they do for CVTs

Colorado Assocaition of Certified Veterinary Technicians

 

Our Governing body

 

mission- advocate/govern and certify vet techs

 

offer CE

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if CACVT governs technicians, who governs veterinarians?

SBVM State Board of Veterinary Medicine

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Who does SBVM fall under?

DORA Department of Regulatory Agencies

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SBVM

 

How do they impact veterinarians

 

 

 

 

State Board of Veterinary Medicine

 

Determines Neglegence

 

Assigns fines or actions based on documents

 

Practice Act

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DORA

Department of Regulatory Agencies

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Can Techs write in the med records

YES

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Practice Act

 

how is information obtained for a case

laws, rules and policies

 

obtain information through records

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ABVS

 

Who is this for

 

how many specialties does AVMA accredit for them

The American Board of Veterinary Specialties

 

(for Veterinarians)

 

21 AVMA accredited specialties out of 40 

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ACVIM

 

 

 

What type of animals

and 

what type of treatments

The American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine

 

 

 

large and small animal Internal med, cardiology, nuerology and oncology

19

CVTS

 

who do they fall under

Committee on Veterinary Technicians Specialties

 

under NAVTA

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Whats the difference between a Society and an Academy?

Society is individuals interested in a specific discipline of Veterinary medicine

 

Academy designates Vet Techs recieving credientials

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AVDT

 

 

The Academy of Veterinary Dental Technicians

 

specialized in dentistry

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AVTA

The Academy of Veterinary Technicians Anesthetists

 

promotes patient safety

 

excellence in Anesthesia care

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AIMVT

The Academy of Internal Medicine Veterinary Technician

 

Advanced skills in Internal Medicine

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AVECCT

The Academy of Veterinary Emergency Care and Critical Care Technicians

 

Assures knowlege in emergency and critical care

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AVBT

The Academy of Veterinary Behavior Technicians

 

Specialize in animal behavior

26

AVZMT

The Academy of Veterinary Zoological Medicine Technicians

 

 

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AEVNT or AAEVT

The Academy of EquineVeterinary Nursing Technicians

or

American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians and Assistants

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AVST

The Academy of Veterinary Surgical Technicians

 

 

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AVTCP

 

 

what type of animal clinic is the specialization good for

The Academy of Veterinary Technicians in Clinical Practice

 

Specialize in small animal practice

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AVNT

The Academy of Veterinary Nutrician Technicians

 

 

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AVCPT

The Academy of Veterinary Clinical Pathology Technicians

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How do I become a VTS?

 

after completing the four requirements what are the on the job requirements that need to be completed in order to apply for the specialization

grad from AVMA program

pass VTNE

become certified

member of NAVTA

 

at least 3 years and 4000 hrs of specialty

40 hrs of CE / year