The benchmarks set to ensure that Veterinary Technician Specialists (Clinical Practice) are exceptional technicians in clinical practice will include five years of experience, demonstration of involvement in and management of challenging cases, and advanced educational knowledge gained through formal continuing education. Finally a VTS (Clinical Practice) will demonstrate they are capable of providing a level of clinical practice that is clearly superior to the general veterinary technician by successfully passing the comprehensive examination.
Application and Application Checklist
The following links are for the main application and checklist for AVTCP, however you will need to go to the page of your chosen specialty for the skills list, knowledge list, and other required application information based on your discipline. We have provided these documents in both PDF and Word format for your convenience.
Letter of Intent
Have you decided that you will be applying for your VTS in Clinical Practice and are currently collecting case logs and reports? Please be sure to let us know via email at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 1st. This letter of intent should include your name and species domain plus your preferred method of contact.