As with many other careers that require state licenses, continuing education is often a necessity for veterinarians. It can also help vet techs move forward in their careers.
Requirements vary by state, but often entail taking courses and passing board exams. This ensures that you stay abreast of the latest advances in animal healthcare and that your practice is updated to the latest standards of veterinary medicine.
Veterinary professionals will not find themselves struggling to find continuing education opportunities.
Many colleges and universities feature continuing veterinary education and some courses are available online, to provide maximum convenience and flexibility.
In some cases, classes, conferences, and workshops offered by recognized veterinary organizations count as continuing education.
Some areas of study related to continuing veterinary education include: