Initially approved by the AVMA House of Delegates July 10, 1977
An adverse decision on accreditation is defined as withholding initial or renewed accreditation, denial of a request for change of accreditation status, or the granting of less than full accreditation status.
In the event of an adverse decision by CVTEA, the affected school may petition for review of the decision on the grounds that CVTEA has ruled erroneously by disregarding the established AVMA criteria for accreditation, failing to follow its stated procedures, or failing to consider all the evidence and documentation presented at the time of the evaluation. When a school petitions for review of an adverse decision, the following procedure will apply:
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