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Registered Veterinary Technicians are outstanding in their field. Maintaining their first-rate education and skills requires a commitment to staying current on industry techniques and innovations. Continuing Education represents your dedication to doing just that.
Not only are RVTs enhancing their personal professional standing, they are also satisfying their responsibility as an RVT to obtain 20 CE credits per 24 month period.
To find out more about your CE credits, login to your OAVT profile. Notices will be sent out only to individuals who have not met their required CE.
Click on the ABCs of Submitting CE poster (left) for a quick reference guide.
This one day workshop provides an excellent opportunity to learn about
professionalism and ethics from experienced RVTs.
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Next Session: June 22, 2013
RVTs earn five (5) credits for attending the full day workshop
Sponsored by Bayer, Merial, IDEXX, Petsecure and Hill's Prescription DietsThursday, May 9, 2013
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Sponsored by CovidienWednesday, May 15, 2013
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During the two days of instruction, participants in this workshop will learn techniques for immobilizing wild and zoo animals. This will be presented in lecture format, along with videos. A full afternoon of hands-on experience with a wide array of capture devices will be provided.
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This is a full day session summarizing turtle trauma treatment. Since 7 of the 8 species of Ontario turtles are listed as “at risk” and since road mortalities play a large part in this, this workshop combines conservation with medicine perfectly.
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5 CE credits
Sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition and IDEXX Laboratories
November 16, 2013, 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Focusing on practical leadership tips, this program includes:
- The Right Fit
- Bringing out the Best
- Conflict: A Dangerous Opportunity
Barrie and Orillia campuses
- Canine Self-Defense
- Canine Emergency Care
- Canine First Aid: Part 1
- Canine Trauma Response: Part 2
- Canine Basic Behaviour 101
Contact your Technical Sales Representative to learn more and to register for these e-learning modules.
Continuing education credits are awarded by OAVT according to the complexity of the specific module.
This web site offers a complete menu of learning opportunities for Registered Veterinary Technicians including their popular PSI (Parasite Scene Investigators) series.
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Fleas and Ticks
Puces et Tiques
PSI: Fleas and Ticks
PSI: Puces et Tiques
Ver Du Coeur
PSI: Ver du Coeur
PSI: Intestinal Parasites
PSI: Parasites Intestinaux
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Complete Equine CE Trilogy
1 (800) 510-8864
Efficient instrument processing; is your clinic ready?
Contact Ceva to schedule a Lunch & Learn with one of their representatives to find out.
Your entire team trained in one afternoon!
Your clinic, your equipment....less expense and less down time.
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Want to experience something wild?
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5 credits per 2 week commitment
(a maximum of 10 credits will be recognized by the OAVT for this experience)
Join Jenn Panko, Registered Veterinary Technician, Certified Canine Rehabilitation Practitioner, Canine Osteoarthritis Case Manager, and Certified Veterinary Pain Practitioner (candidate) for this five part series that will provide participants with the skills and knowledge to build a canine rehabilitation practice in their own hospital.
Dates for each course:
May 25, 2013
May 26, 2013 (includes a hands-on laboratory session!)
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5 credits per full day attendance
These courses are open to veterinary technicians, veterinarians, plus technician students and veterinary students.
Advanced Wildlife Technician builds advanced skills required for technicians working in the specialized field of zoo and wildlife medicine. Topics covered include immobilization, anesthesia, normal and abnormal hematology, avian bandaging, emergency and critical care, turtle trauma, post mortem, wildlife rehabilitation, the technician in zoo medicine, individual species care, orphan care. Placements are in a wildlife rehabilitation or zoo setting.
20 CE credits
Wildlife Field Studies will provide an in-depth coverage of skills required to participate in wildlife field survey projects, including tracking utilizing radio telemetry. The course will also include practical experience in the field, on actual field projects.
20 CE credits
Course Coordinator: Dr. Sue Carstairs
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Northern College announces its new graduate one-year certificate program for veterinary technicians.
Physical rehabilitation is emerging as an important component of animal health care.
It is the first program enabling veterinary technicians to obtain this certificate in Canada.
Sponsored by Bayer HealthCare Animal Health
Session: various dates
1.0 CE Credit
Provided by University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus
1. Canine and Feline Nutrition
3. Advanced Anaesthesia & Pain Management Techniques
4. Introduction to Small Animal Dentistry
5. Introduction to Small Animal Behaviour
6. Medical Emergencies
5 CE Credits (per course)
0.5 CE credits per 1 hour module
Sponsored by Hill's Pet Nutrition
6 CE Credits
Be A Tree
Support public safety and animal welfare while teaching children how to relate with the dogs in their communities.
Leading your community in dog bite prevention is a tremendous opportunity to teach your neighbors about who RVTs are and what we do. You will be advocating for your profession while making a difference to the world around you.
2 credits per delivery up to a maximum of 6 credits
Doggone Safe (the creators of the Be A Tree program) have also created an
online course to learn more about understanding and interpreting canine body
language. This course might help to prepare you for the delivery of Be A Tree in your communities.
2.5 CE Credits
TechNews is a national publication with three CE articles in each issue. All members of the OAVT are mailed a copy of TechNews each quarter. After reading the articles click below to complete the quiz process:
One (1) credit for each C.E. Quiz successfully completed and submitted to the OAVT.
The OAVT provides Continuing Education through our online webinar system. This technology enables you to watch an online seminar, then to take a short test afterwards which qualify as CE credits. This learning opportunity is open to the public and other jurisdictions in addition to RVTs in Ontario.
Due to technical difficulties creating your first time user account cannot be done online. Please contact the OAVT office for your user account to be created.
Credits vary depending upon the pre-approved allocation at the discretion of the OAVT.
The OAVT is in the process of expanding the scope of offerings to meet the ongoing and ever expanding educational needs of Registered Veterinary Technicians. If you or your organization is interested in working with the OAVT to offer a new online course, please contact our office at email@example.com