NEW JERSEY CE REQUIREMENTS

A listing of New Jersey’s continuing education requirements for veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

HOURLY REQUIREMENTS FOR VETERINARIANS

20 hours every 2 years

 

20 hours may be obtained online

HOURLY REQUIREMENTS FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS

20 hours every 2 years

 

20 hours may be obtained online

SPECIFIC REQUIRED COURSES

The topic and/or objectives must relate directly to the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery or veterinary technology.

 

Veterinarians – Of these 20 credit hours: 1) At least 17 shall be in surgery, medicine, or dentistry; 2) No more than 4 shall be in courses related solely to business management; 

 

Veterinarians – Opioid Prescribing – 1 HOUR shall be in topics concerning prescription opioid drugs, including the risks and signs of opioid abuse, addiction, and diversion. 

 

Veterinary Technicians – Management, human resources and other types of CE may be submitted to a maximum of 50% of the hours needed. 50% must be technician/scientific-type CE.

 

Statute – https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/regulations/Chapter-44-State-Board-of-Veterinary-Medical-Examiners.pdf, https://www.njvta.com/ce-requirements

 

 

AVAILABLE DRIP.VET COURSES

Endocrine 411 (6.5 Hours)
 

Opioid 411 (1 Hour)

  

 

All of our courses are RACE approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards.

Information current as of: February 3, 2020