COE Accreditation Policies and Procedures: Abbreviations

March 2014 

3. Commonly Used Abbreviations

 
 
AAALAC Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care
AAVMC Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
AVMA American Veterinary Medical Association
CCAC Canadian Council on Animal Care
CEU Continuing Education Units
CHEA Council for Higher Education Accreditation
COE Council on Education
CVMA Canadian Veterinary Medical Association
DVM Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
ECFVG Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates
FTE Full-Time Equivalent
HAB Human-Animal Bond
JAVMA Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
P&P Accreditation Policies and Procedures of the AVMA Council on Education manual
NAVLE North American Veterinary Licensing Examination
RCVS Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
SRG Statistical Research Group
US United States
USDE United States Department of Education
VMD Veterinary Medical Doctor
VTH Veterinary Teaching Hospital