ECFVG Policies and Procedures - Acronyms

April 2020

AAVMC
Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges

AAVSB
American Association of Veterinary State Boards

ADA
Americans with Disabilities Act

AVMA
American Veterinary Medical Association

AVMA COE®
AVMA Council on Education ™

BCSE
Basic and Clinical Sciences Examination

CAEL
Canadian Academic English Language Assessment

CCT
Clinical Competency Test

COE
Council on Education

CPE
Clinical Proficiency Examination

ECFVG®
Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates®

ETS
Educational Testing Service

ICVA
International Council for Veterinary Assessment, former NBVME (National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners)

IELTS
International English Language Testing System

NAVLE
North American Veterinary Licensing Examination

NBE
National Board Examination

NEB
Canadian National Examining Board

QAP
Quality Assurance Program

TOEFL iBT®
English as a Foreign Language Internet-based Test

VIVA
Veterinary Information Verifying Agency