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California Adds the VTNE o the Veterinary Technician Licensure Procedure

February 24, 2014 Kansas City, MO (February 21, 2014) - The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) and the California Veterinary Medical Board (VMB) announced today that the AAVSB's Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) will become part of the
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California Adds the VTNE o the Veterinary Technician Licensure Procedure

February 24, 2014 Kansas City, MO (February 21, 2014) - The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) and the California Veterinary Medical Board (VMB) announced today that the AAVSB's Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE) will become part of the
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Date: April 25, 2014
TECH120-0414: Practical Review for Veterinary Technicians: VTNE Preparation Class S2014
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Date: April 27, 2014
Veterinary Specialty Hospital 4th Annual Symposium
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Date: April 29, 2014
STAF168-0414: Training - Building Your Dream Team
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Individual Approved Veterinary Assistant Renewal Information

 

Continued congratulations and acknowledgements from the NAVTA Board to all Approved Veterinary Assistants. In 2013, many of our first set of Approved VAs passed or will be coming up on their two-year anniversary and will need to renew their Approved status. The processing fee for renewal remains at $10, and is a simple process.

VetMedTeam will be facilitating the renewal process on behalf of NAVTA. The requirments have been determined by NAVTA, however, any renewal questions should be directed to VetMedTeam. 

What Is My Current Expiration Date?

AVAs who passed the exam between April 2011 and July 5, 2012 will have their expiration dates adjusted to July 5, 2014. Those who passed the exam anytime on or afterJuly 6, 2012 will have their expiration dates left as is. Your date of qualification and current exiration dates can be found on the AVA Designees Search Page.

How Does It Work?

AVAs will be sent a renewal reminder 90 days and 30 days prior to the expirartion date. A third email will be sent the day after the designation expires, if the AVA has not renewed prior. All designations that are not renewed within 90 days of expiration will be consiered lapsed. 

The AVA Renewal Information Document provides information regarding renewing.

Please submit CE requirements at least 1 week prior to expiration date, preventing the desgination from lapsing while awaiting approval. If the designation should lapse, you can no longer use the designation. 

 

NAVTA would like to thank VetMedTeam for their assistance and support of this program. Their dedication to NAVTA and the AVA program is greatly appreciated.