ACVS maintains a list of current veterinary surgery-related continuing education events. Those interested in posting an event or organization on this page are asked to contact email@example.com. All submissions are subject to approval. Approved submissions will be posted online within five business days. The following criteria must be met to be eligible for inclusion:
- Event must be presented by a non-profit organization.
- Event must be RACE approved or approved by individual state boards of veterinary medicine.
- Event dates and content must not conflict with ACVS continuing education offerings: Future ACVS Surgery Summit Dates.
American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) offerings
The following two ACVIM courses are open to ACVS Diplomates and residents.
Clinical Communication Workshop for Specialists and Candidates
This course is offered to review and strengthen communication, perhaps the most used tool in veterinary medicine. Registrants will navigate challenging communication scenarios with the guidance of communication subject matter experts for an individualized and practice. The course includes a three-part series designed specifically for veterinary specialists and specialists in-training. Prepare to be equipped with a range of tools that can be used to improve communication and interpersonal interactions with clients and co-workers.
- On Demand: August 1–19, 2023
- Live Virtual: August 20–22, 2023
- In Person: September 8–10, 2023
Up to 17.5 hours of non-medical continuing education credit for the full workshop are offered. For the full workshop, the non-member Diplomate rate is $1200, and the resident rate is $600. For the on-demand only course, the non-member Diplomate and resident rate is $235.
Novel Oncology Therapeutics: Targeting Hope, August 25, 2023
This virtual course offers an intensive, data-based discussion of immunotherapies, personalized medicine offerings, and combination therapies currently available or on the horizon for veterinary cancer patients.
The program includes several speakers with diverse clinical and research-based backgrounds providing updates on the successes, potential opportunities, and challenges of clinical integration of these therapies. Sessions are in the form of short informational lectures and panel discussions with significant Q&A opportunities to provide an in-depth discussion of this high-interest topic in veterinary oncology.
Registrants unable to attend the live virtual course on August 25 will be able to access the course on-demand for viewing anytime beginning in September. Learn more about this course and meet our expert speakers here. Please contact ACVIM at Learning@ACVIM.org with any questions.