Continuing Education

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Request for approval of continuing education (CE) credits must be made in writing to the SBVME. Provide as much of the following information as possible: 
1. Sponsor's name, address, telephone number, and the contact person;
2. Title and/or topic, date(s), and location(s) of course, seminar, lecture, or meeting;
3. Objectives or goals of the course, seminar, lecture, or meeting;  

4. Name of instructor and brief biography (1 page maximum);

5. Length of program; and

6. Any documentation, such as a course brochure, the instructor's resume, and a sample of the certificate of attendance to be issued to each attendee. 

The above information is required of CE sponsors, veterinarians, and registered veterinary technicians who are seeking SBVME approval of specific courses, seminars, or presentations. Two copies of this information shall be mailed no fewer than 30 days before the CE is offerred.  These copies should be mailed to:  State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, 50 Harry S Truman Parkway, Room 102, Annapolis, MD 21401. 

Please refer to COMAR 15.14.10 (for veterinarians).  See Reg. .05, Accreditation, for organizations that offer SBVME pre-approved CE.  The SBVME also accepts CE approved by RACE.

Please refer to COMAR 15.14.16 (for veterinary technicians).  See Reg. .04, Accreditation, for organizatios that offer SBVME pre-approved CE.  The SBVME also accepts CE approved by RACE.