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HOURLY REQUIREMENTS FOR VETERINARIANS
17 hours every 1 year
3 hours may be obtained via non-interactive online
10 hours may be obtained via interactive online
HOURLY REQUIREMENTS FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS
10 hours every 1 year
2 hours may be obtained via non-interactive online
4 hours may be obtained via interactive online
SPECIFIC REQUIRED COURSES
Veterinarians – Of the required 17 hours of continuing education for veterinary licensees, no more than 5 hours may be derived from practice management courses.
Veterinary Technicians – Of the required 10 hours, no more than 2 hours of continuing education for licensed veterinary technicians may be derived from practice management.
Opioid Prescribing – The board shall require a veterinarian to complete 2 HOURS of continuing education related to opioid abuse and controlled substance diversion, inventory, and security every 2 years to renew a license to practice veterinary medicine. https://capitol.texas.gov/tlodocs/86R/billtext/html/SB01947F.htm
Statute – https://texreg.sos.state.tx.us/public/readtac$ext.TacPage?sl=R&app=9&p_dir=&p_rloc=&p_tloc=&p_ploc=&pg=1&p_tac=&ti=22&pt=24&ch=573&rl=65
Statute – https://www.veterinary.texas.gov/documents/rules/FULL_SET_as_of_2019V2.pdf
AVAILABLE DRIP.VET COURSES
Information current as of: May 4, 2021