AVMA Convention - CE Program

JULY 21-25, 2017

Indianapolis, Indiana

Indiana Convention Center

Registration opens February 21, 2017

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CE Program

Guide to continuing education (CE)

Learn alongside a diverse group of peers

You never know who you are sitting next to at a CE session... or what experience they may have. At the AVMA Convention, you can count on a diverse audience in every CE session. You may be with attendees who have been in veterinary practice for more than 20 years or less than five years. You may be next to small animal practitioners, researchers or educators. What’s certain is that they are colleagues who share your interest, and you don’t want to miss this opportunity to learn from and with such a diverse group of professionals!

Choose from a large selection of CE sessions

All your CE needs in one location! Earn more than 40 hours of CE from over 700 education sessions offered over the course of five days, in tracks like Companion Animal Medicine and Practice Management. CE sessions are organized into nine content tracks and further divided into sub-topics. All your CE sessions will take place at the Indiana Convention Center.

Different formats accommodate diverse learning styles

CE sessions are offered in a variety of interactive formats, including:

2017 CE highlights

Practice Management

AVMA offers the most complete and in-depth Practice Management program at any veterinary conference. A must-attend for any practice manager or owner, with proprietary data offered only by the AVMA. Topic areas include: Economics/Marketing, Finance, Operations and Strategies.

Get answers to these questions and more:

  • How can you take your successful veterinary practice to the next level?
  • What should you do if your practice is struggling with making money?
  • What can you expect from the economy?
  • How can you improve the workplace for your organization?

Attend the Practice Management track if you’re a:

AVMA hot topics

Are you an expert on hot issues facing the profession or industry trends? AVMA invites you to submit a hot topics proposal for inclusion at AVMA Convention 2017. Last year's topics ranged from religious slaughter, gender, debt, drug abuse, and the Zika virus.

Call for hot topics is open!

Presenters will be notified in April 2017

Submission site closes

Sunday, March 12, at 11:59 PM CT.

Questions? Contact the AVMA Convention CE staff at AVMA_CE@avma.org.

2016 Convention CE certificates

2016 CE certificates can be accessed through the AVMA Convention App or Mobile App Site. You’ll need the App login provided in your AVMA Convention registration email to access your certificates.

AVMA offers two types of CE certificates

  • General Certificate of Attendance – Shows the maximum hours of AVMA approved CE credit.
  • Detailed CE Certificate – Lists each attended session title and the total earned CE hours.

If you have questions about which type best meets your needs, check the state veterinary licensing board website for CE criteria.

How to get your 2016 CE certificates

AVMA members save on registration

Become a member before you register, and SAVE up to $225 on your convention registration fees.

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