CE Requirements & FAQs


Veterinarians

Covered under Chapter 9 : Standards of Professional Conduct for the Practice of Veterinary Medicine

CE hours: 24 every 2 years

Controlled substance topics: 3 of 24 hrs. are required to be related to responsible prescribing of controlled substances, every other year. W.S. 33-30-211(e) https://drive.google.com/file/d/1nuLLiQTrJK0LvROCIxLnORXQoxsv7Y7h/view.

Practice management topics: Cannot exceed 25% of total hours required.

Board-approved programs include but are not limited to those sponsored by American Veterinary Medical Association, American Animal Health Association, Western States Veterinary Conference, veterinary college conferences, Wyoming Veterinary Medical Association, and any other affiliated association or society.

If you are due to turn in CE for:

2021 – 24 hrs. total including the 3 hrs. controlled substance which can be earned in 2020 or 2021. 

2022 – 24 hrs. total including the 3 hrs. controlled substance which can be earned in 2021 or 2022.

Contact the Wyoming Board of Veterinary Medicine if you are unsure of when your CE is due. 307-777-5403 or email Carla – carla.fleming@wyo.gov.

Technicians

The Wyoming Veterinary Technician Association oversees the Certification process. Please visit their website for more information, wyvta.org.


Frequently Asked Questions

Are the 3 hours of controlled substance training only required in 2021/2022? No, the 3 hours are now legally required to be part of your 24 hours due every other year. 

Do I have to turn in 12 hours of CE every year or 24 hours every two years? Licensees are required to earn and submit 24 hours of CE every two years, which can be turned in yearly or all at once. Contact the Wyoming Board of Veterinary Medicine if you are unsure of when your CE is due. 307-777-5403 or email Carla – carla.fleming@wyo.gov.

Are the NVAP Training Modules for Accreditation approved CE? Yes, each module is approved for 1 hour.

How do I get CE approved for veterinarians? Contact the Wyoming Board of Veterinary Medicine.