Attendee Information

PacVet Live! Attendee Information and Rules/Regulations

Welcome to PacVet Live!

PacVet Live is a virtual conference using Zoom Video Webinars sponsored by the California Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA). If you are not a CVMA member, you can join now and save money on registration! Call 800.655.2862 for more information.

All sessions are live and interactive. Sessions are not recorded. 

Registration

Register by June 11, 2021 for the full conference for the most value or by day. Click here to register.

To view conference fees, click here.

Special Assistance 

To request a reasonable accommodation (e.g., alternate formats) to participate in this conference, please contact Della Yee by May 3, 2021, by email at dyee@cvma.net or by calling 800.655.2862, TTY 711 with your specific accommodation needs.

Please note the PacVet Live sessions are intended to be offered as live interactive presentations only and will not be offered as a recording.

Lecture Notes 

The lecture notes will be available for download and will be available on the  PacVet website after the conference has ended.

CE Credits

PacVet Live offers 32 hours of interactive California-approved continuing education.

One hour of continuing education (CE) is defined as 50 minutes of presentation and a 10-minute break. Question and answer time is included as presentation time.

CE Certificate Distribution

You will receive a CE certificate by July 2 via email. Check off which dates and sessions you attended and retain for your records. Please note attendance is recorded through Zoom each time you log into a session and will be verified.

CE Requirements

The California Veterinary Medical Association is a statutorily approved CE provider. Additional information on mandatory CE can be found at cvma.net.

California Veterinarians are required to complete 36 hours of acceptable CE during the two-year license period immediately preceding the license expiration date.

All 36 hours may be earned by attending scientific programs, such as medical and surgical courses. Up to 24 hours of business/practice management related courses will be accepted for each renewal period. A maximum of six (6) hours can be earned by self-study methods, such as non-interactive Internet courses, reading journals, listening to audiotapes, or viewing video for each renewal period.

As of January 1, 2018, a veterinary licensee must complete a minimum of one credit hour on the judicious use of medically important antimicrobial drugs every four years for license renewal. For example, if your license expired on March 31, 2018, you will need to complete a judicious use course between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2022. After the initial course has been completed, you will need to complete a judicious use course at least every other renewal period.

PacVet Live offers three one-hour courses that satisfies the California requirement on the judicious use of medically important antimicrobial drugs.

PacVet Live offers a one-hour course that satisfies the California requirement on the judicious use of medically important antimicrobial drugs.

California Registered Veterinary Technicians are required to complete 20 hours of acceptable CE during the two-year license period immediately preceding the license expiration date.

All 20 hours may be earned by attending scientific programs, such as medical and surgical courses. Up to 15 hours of business/practice management related courses will be accepted for each renewal period. A maximum of four (4) hours can be earned by self-study methods, such as correspondence courses, independent study and home study programs, reading journals, video, or audio presentations related to veterinary technology or related fields.

PacVet Live offers 12 hours of technician-specific CE. These hours will be applicable toward alternate route certification in California.

PacVet Live offers 4 hours of technician-specific CE. These hours will be applicable toward alternate route certification in California.

CVMA Certified Veterinary Assistants must complete a minimum of 10 hours of acceptable continuing education every two years to maintain their certification.

Veterinarians from other states

Most states will accept CVMA-sponsored CE. Contact your state veterinary medical board or licensing agency to determine which Pacific Veterinary Conference CE courses qualify in your state.

Distribution of Materials

PacVet Live prohibits the unauthorized distribution of any materials (printed or electronic) at its conference. It is prohibited to video or record any of the CE sessions. Attendees who violate this prohibition may be expelled from the conference without a refund.

Contact Information

Contact PacVet Live staff prior to the virtual conference with any questions or special requirements at 800.655.2862 or via email at info@PacVet.net.

Conference Rules and Regulations

  • Login information provided by the CVMA should not be shared with others; doing so may hinder your own access, webinar is by pre-registration only.
  • Attendance of PacVet Live is for registered attendees only.
  • Course materials provided by CVMA are for use by the registered attendee only and should not be reproduced or shared with others.
  • Audio, documents, materials, chat and Q & A exchanged or viewed during the session may be recorded. By joining a session, you automatically consent to such recordings.
  • CVMA and its service provider of audio and online conferencing services are not responsible for unauthorized access to such information by hackers or others that obtain access through illegal measures.

If you have any questions, please call the CVMA office at 800.655.2862.