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Continuing Education

Our continuing education programs provide quality training for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and various animal-producer groups. Annual programs include conferences in equine, food animal, companion animal, exotic game, and exotic pet medicine and surgery.

Continuing Education Highlights!!

June 8-9 Food Animal Conference-We’re back! By popular demand, we have moved back to our old haunt in Room 101 of the Old Large Animal Hospital. We look forward to seeing familiar faces in a familiar venue.

June 23-24 Veterinary Technician Conference-Have you ever thought about becoming a veterinarian? On Sunday morning, June 24, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine in sponsoring a special breakfast seminar entitled The Veterinary Technician to DVM Career Pathway. They will explain how Ross University utilizes a holistic admissions process; you are much more than a GPA or GRE score! Come enjoy a hot breakfast and learn about the possibilities. There is no cost, but you must have a ticket to attend. Sign up when you register.

July 28-29 Feline Forum- Don’t miss a special lunchtime seminar sponsored by Nestlé Purina PetCare entitled “Nutritional Recommendations for Feline Chronic Kidney Disease” and presented by Dr Holly Marriot. Get an extra hour of CE credit and a special hot lunch on Saturday, July 28. There is no charge, but a ticket is required. Choose the Purina lunch when you register.

Upcoming Events

Date(s)SeminarCredit Hours
June 8-9, 2018Food Animal ConferenceUp to 16 hours
June 23-24, 2018Veterinary Technician ConferenceUp to 12 hours
July 28-29, 2018Feline ForumUp to 16 hours
August 24-26, 2018Canine ConferenceUp to 17 hours
October 20-21, 2018Emergency and Critical Care Conference
October 29-November 2, 2018Internal Medicine-ThailandUp to 25 hours

Area Hotels

Here you will find an active list of area hotels around the College of Veterinary Medicine that are provided to help make your stay here a bit more comfortable while attending a conference. You will not need a special conference code in order to receive the best rate possible. Thank you and we hope you enjoy your time in Aggieland.

TownePlace Suites Bryan College Station

  • Reservations: 979-260-8500

Hampton Inn College Station

  • Reservations 979-846-0184
  • Hampton Inn by Hilton offers the rate of $99.00/night if you let them know you are attending VetMed CE Conference
  • Pet friendly

Holiday Inn Express & Suites, College Station

  • Reservations : 979-846-8700

Country Inn & Suites

  • Reservations: 979-693-7777

ALoft

  • Reservations: 979-704-6400

Four Points Sheraton College Station

  • Reservations: 979-693-1714

Econo Lodge

  • Reservations: 979-691-6300

CE Requirements

Please view Texas Administrative Code 573.64 Continuing Education for information on continuing education requirements in Texas.

Contact us for information on programs sponsored by the college.

You may refer questions on official guidelines and other approved programs to the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners , 333 Guadalupe, Suite 2-330, Austin, TX 78701-3998; telephone 512-305-7555; FAX 512-305-7556.

Registration Information

Paper registrations can be requested from the CE Office and mailed to the address below.

Office of Veterinary Continuing Education
College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas 77843-4470
Phone (979) 845-9102
Fax (979) 862-2832

Cancellation & Refunds

If cancellation is made on or prior to the late registration date for that session, a refund of 80 percent of the registration fee will be given. We are unable to refund fees for non-attendance or if your cancellation is received after that time. If the registrant is unable to attend we encourage an alternate to be appointed in their place in lieu of cancellation.

Location

Most CE courses will be held at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. The college is located on Raymond Stotzer Parkway in College Station.

If you are arriving via Highway 6, take the University Drive exit and proceed west on University Drive. The street becomes Raymond Stotzer Parkway and the college is on the right at the corner of Agronomy Road and Stotzer.

If you are arriving via Highway 21, exit Highway 47 at the Riverside Campus. Continue on Highway 47 until it intersects with Raymond Stotzer Parkway (also Highway 60), turning left toward the main TAMU campus. The college is on the left approximately one mile east of Easterwood Airport.

Special Needs

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services or accommodations to participate in this conference, please contact us at phone (979) 845-9102, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday.

Our Mission

The primary mission and goal of the Office of Veterinary Continuing Education is to provide quality continuing education (CE) for veterinarians. Programs are also offered for veterinary technicians and various animal-producer groups.

To meet the needs of many groups, courses in a wide variety of subjects are presented.

Quality facilities at the college provide hands-on experience in wet laboratories.