VetFolio to Offer Free Online Classes to Help Veterinarians Meet CE Deadlines During Coronavirus Outbreak
Orlando, Fla. , March 19, 2020 – As the CE deadline for veterinarians to remain licensed in more than 20 states nationwide approaches and many learning events canceled worldwide, VetFolio, a joint venture of the NAVC and LifeLearn Animal Health, announced it is opening up free access to its online learning curriculum. Starting today, veterinary professionals will be able to meet their required credit hours in time for quickly approaching deadlines by accessing select courses through VetFolio for free, from home at their convenience 24/7.
Nationwide, veterinary professionals are required by law to meet CE requirements in order to remain licensed to continue practicing veterinary medicine. Each state has different requirements for CE credits; for example, states such as Florida, Wisconsin, Kansas and others have annual deadlines approaching between May and July.
“Each year, veterinary professionals rely upon national conferences and seminars to receive the CE training and credits they need to continue practicing. With the coronavirus pandemic, many of these learning venues are no longer an option for veterinary professionals,” said Gene O’Neill, NAVC CEO. “We want to reassure members of our community that the NAVC is committed and determined to continue providing CE opportunities through VetFolio, so there is no need to worry.”
VetFolio’s online learning includes courses from infectious disease prevention training for entire veterinary practices to wellbeing classes focused on mental health and wellness. This includes, but is not limited to, courses in sports medicine and rehabilitation, feline vaccinations, congenital heart defects, urinary tract infection in dogs and hindlimb amputation surgery.
VetFolio, an online, high-quality education platform offered by the NAVC in conjunction with LifeLearn Animal Health is available 24/7 to veterinary professionals. VetFolio offers 500+ hours of continuing education, scholarly articles, webinars and podcasts from which users can obtain CE credits. It is the premier online educational platform in veterinary medicine with more than 100,000 subscribers.