The first veterinary technology program in the U.S.
State University of New York-Delhi established the first veterinary technology program in the U.S. in 1961.
An inside look at accreditation of veterinary technology programs
The AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities requires that graduates of CVTEA–accredited veterinary technology programs are…
AVMA membership surpasses 100,000
The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) announced today that it has surpassed 100,000 members, continuing its strong trend of growth and…
AVMA marks 100,000-member milestone
The AVMA has reached a major milestone, recording over 100,000 members for the first time in its 159-year history. The announcement came during the…
The backbone of veterinary technology for 50 years
This July, the AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The CVTEA accredits educational…
Navigating a sea of technology
With so many websites, apps, and software options available for veterinarians these days, it can be hard to know which
How one clinic improved patient care & efficiency with remote monitors
Check out AVMA’s newest telehealth case study. See how the Charleston Veterinary Referral Center implemented wireless wearable devices to improve…
Use of technology in veterinary medicine
AVMA affirms and encourages the responsible, ethical development and use of technology that can benefit and protect public health, animal health and…
Accreditation of veterinary technology programs
The AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) accredits veterinary technology programs. All AVMA CVTEA-accredited…
Veterinary technology program data
The AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities (CVTEA) collects data on veterinary technology and nursing programs every year.…
AVMA policy on veterinary technology
The AVMA recognizes the value of veterinary technicians as an integral component of veterinary medicine and urges full utilization of veterinary
Colorado veterinary technicians to be regulated in 2023
Colorado’s latest state Veterinary Practice Act outlines who can use the title “veterinary technician.” Starting Jan. 1, 2023, only those veterinary…
Veterinary technology proposals considered
The Executive Board acted on two recommendations from the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities.
Alert: EEA Autosuture Circular Stapler with DST Series Technology, 25 mm
Covidien has recalled four models of EEA autosuture circular staplers (25 mm) with DST Series Technology due to potential issues with the staple…
Veterinary technology accreditation decisions announced
The AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities granted initial accreditation to five new veterinary technology programs and…
Technology and Workspace Needs in Telemedicine
Dr. Walter E. Collins: 'Father of veterinary technology'
Dr. Walter E. Collins (Cornell ’61), a key creator of the veterinary technician curriculum, died Jan. 19. He was 88 years old.
Technology and workspace needs in telemedicine
Technology and workspace tips to help optimize your veterinary practice for good communication during telemedicine consults, making virtual care a…
Former veterinary technology students sue college
Nine former veterinary technology students are suing Black Hawk College in Moline, Illinois. The students allege that when they were attending the…
Technology programs now total 221
The AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities took a number of actions during its meeting
More veterinary technology programs recognized
The AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities accredited 10 new veterinary technology programs during its
South Dakota VMA – Aug. 7-10, 2022
The South Dakota VMA held its 131st annual meeting from Aug. 7-10. The SDVMA presented awards and seated new officials.
Accreditation of Veterinary Technology Programs - Overview
Steps to AVMA CVTEA Accreditation - An Overview Submit an application for initial accreditation or re-accreditation. Determine a site visit…
Information Technology Division established at AVMA
The AVMA Centers for Information Management, formerly a department within the Executive Division that handled information
Veterinary technology programs earn accreditation
The AVMA Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities granted accreditation to four new veterinary technology programs