Journal CE Overview

Participation in CE through The NAVTA Journal is available to members of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America, aside from the annual convention issue. For more information, or to submit a NAVTA membership, visit NAVTA.

Free CE Opportunity: NAVTA has opened articles in their annual Convention issues to all members of the veterinary practice team. NAVTA membership is not required and there is no cost to participant. It is only the articles in the convention issues that are free. The article CE in the bi-monthly issues are for a fee.

There are multiple technician level articles per journal issue. Periodically an issue will also contain an assistant level article. Journal issues are published multiple times a year. In addition, there is an annual convention edition.

Scroll to the bottom of this page for a link to the page that lists each of the issues and their related articles.


Required Materials

A PDF of the article is included within the course for the convenience of participants.


On Demand Enrollment and Immediate Certificate Availability

Participants may enroll in article examinations at any time. Upon submission of payment, a welcome email is sent and access is immediate. Multiple articles may be included in one payment transaction. They do not need to be enrolled in individually.

Once enrollment is complete, the participant will have access to the examination until the examination and survey are submitted or until the article submission deadline arrives - whichever is earlier. The exam does not need to be taken immediately upon receipt of the exam welcome email.

Once the examination and survey have been submitted the participant will have prompt access to the online certificate.


Article Focus and Continuing Education Credits

Most articles, but not all, carry 1 RACE credit for technicians. Specifics regarding the learning objectives and CE credits will be found in the details pages for each article. Access to the details pages for the articles is via the link at the end of this page.


Article CE Completion Requirements

Completion requirements are:

  • Submit examination with a passing grade of 80% or higher (note prior to the Dec/Jan 2016 issue the passing grade is 100%). Two attempts are permitted per enrollment. Unlimited enrollments are permitted.
  • Submit the survey


Pricing and Enrollment

The fee to enroll is $5.00 per article. Please note the completion requirements and testing protocols outlined above. Participants are not required to enroll in all articles in an issue - it is "mix and match."

Free CE Opportunity: NAVTA has opened the Convention issue articles to all members of the veterinary practice team. NAVTA membership is not required and there is no cost to participant. The article is provided via PDF within the course.

Please use this link Issues and Articles to review a list of offerings including article specific details and the option to enroll.