ACPV Diplomate Renewal and Recertification
ACPV Continuing Education Requirements
Continuing education (CE) requirements for annual and 10 - year recertification:
Annual Recertification Requirements:
1. Each diplomate must obtain 24 CE contact hours by attendance at educational activities.
CE credits must be submitted on a 1:1 basis (1 CE credit per contact hour of educational activity). Please make sure that your CE submission is from a scientific/educational activity that develops or enhances your knowledge and abilities as a poultry veterinarian.
Meetings List. Please see the 2015 ACPV Preapproved Meetings (below) to find the maximum number of CE hours that can be claimed for attending ACPV preapproved meetings. To preapprove a meeting, send the meeting agenda or program to the ACPV office. If the meeting is approved it will be added to the list. Decisions will be made within 30 days of submission.
Unlisted Meetings. Poultry related meetings not listed may also be claimed for CE. You must submit an agenda or program to obtain credit. Agendas or programs can be uploaded to your CE and dues form. Unlisted meetings will be considered on a case-by-case basis and may not be approved.
Seminars. Organized poultry-related seminars, such as those at a university, can be submitted for CE. If you are claiming more than 3 CE hours for a seminar, please upload the seminar agenda or a summary of topics as part of your yearly CE submission. Seminars will be considered on a case-by-case basis and may not be approved.
Company-sponsored educational meetings. If you are claiming CE hours from a company-sponsored meeting, please upload a copy of the seminar agenda/program to your CE submission form. These types of activities will be considered on a case-by-case basis and may not be approved.
Business meetings cannot be counted as CE.
3. CE hours are awarded for organizing poultry related meetings and/or presenting poultry related topics. (See Additional CE Credit).
Additional CE hours may be obtained by uploading documentation regarding any of the following:
6 CE hours: 1) Six CE hours may also be obtained by organizing an ACPV workshop, wetlab, or symposium.
2 CE hours: 2) Two CE hours may also be obtained by the following activities:
a. Senior authors in refereed scientific avian journals, newsletters, trade magazines, company technical bulletins, books and manuals, or production of education videos or continuing education study sets;
b. Presenting at a meeting, poster session, workshop, wetlab, or symposium;
1 CE hour: 1) One CE hour may be obtained by the following activities:
a. Co-authors in refereed scientific avian journals, newsletters, trade magazines, poster session, company technical bulletins, books and manuals, or production of education videos or continuing education study sets;
b. Peer review of scientific journal article for scientific avian journal;
Ten Year Recertification:
1. Diplomates must meet the above annual recertification requirements for at least 8 years out of 10 consecutive year period (based on their admittance in the college).