VETgirl Certificate Program

VETgirl Certificate Program

VETgirl is proud to announce four unique course series for certification in the areas of nutrition, emergency medicine (basic and advanced) and practice management. As on-the-floor clinicians, we know what you need to practice better medicine, provide better patient care, and ultimately save that patient’s life. VETgirl certification is designed to give you the expertise that you need, geared for clinical veterinary professionals. Offered in unique tracks, these courses range from 12-60 hours of RACE-Approved CE for both veterinarians and veterinary technicians.

The VETgirl Certificate program is included in the VETgirl membership.

Click Here for additional certificate course information!

BASIC Emergency Medicine Certificate:

Are you a new graduate? About to start an internship? Transitioning from day practice to emergency? Brush up on your emergency medicine to become a more confident, prepared, and knowledgeable emergency veterinarian. While emergency medicine can be stress-inducing and exhausting, it can also be exhilarating. This Emergency Medicine: Basic Certification was created by in-the-trenches, board-certified emergency critical care specialists, Dr. Justine Lee, DACVECC, DABT and Dr. Garret Pachtinger, DACVECC. This 35-hour course is carefully curated and designed to focus on the key areas of emergency medicine, and will make you feel wellrounded and comfortable with handling any HBC, BDLD, UO, or CHF case coming through the door.
Course Outline : 35 hours
Click Here to download the BASIC Emergency Medicine checklist

ADVANCED Emergency Medicine Certificate:
OK, so you admit, you’re a pretty good emergency veterinarian. You can handle those HBCs like a pro. You feel comfortable performing a thoracocentesis. You’ve been doing this for years. But now, it’s time to take it to the next level. Brush up on more than the basics. This Emergency Medicine: Advanced Certification was created by in-the-trenches, board-certified emergency critical care specialists, Dr. Justine Lee, DACVECC, DABT and Dr. Garret Pachtinger, DACVECC. This 60-hour course is carefully curated and designed to focus on the key areas of emergency and critical care.
Note: The basic emergency medicine certificate should be completed prior to the advanced course.
Course Outline : 60 hours
Click Here to download the ADVANCED Emergency Medicine checklist

Nutrition Certificate:
Grain-free. DCM. BARF. Obese patients. There’s so much going on in veterinary nutrition right now… it’s hard to keep up! Thanks to generous support from Hill’s Pet Nutrition, earn your Nutrition Certificate and get the 411 on what’s new in veterinary nutrition. From life stage nutrition to buzz words of pet food to urolith management, find out how you can improve your patient’s health while helping your pet owners be educated advocates
Course Outline : 12 hours
Click Here to download the Nutrition checklist
NOTE: Dates for 2021 webinars are still pending and the checklist will be updated with hyperlinks once those dates are scheduled.

Practice Management Certificate:
KPI. Inventory. HR. Leadership. Owning or running a small business is harder than it looks! There’s so much to know to make your veterinary clinic run lean, efficiently and smoothly. Earn your Practice Management Certificate and improve your business and leadership skills! (NOTE: Please note that this is not a CVPM certifcate).
Course Outline : 30 hours
Click Here to download the Practice Management checklist

1. View the course outline in entirety.
2. Once completed, email your PDF CE certificates to along with your full name, state of license and license number.
3. Certificates can either be the LIVE webinar certificates or on-demand webinar certificates received following quiz completion (successfully passing by 70%).
4. Following verification of successful completion, a unique course certificate will be mailed to you with your name, hours of course, and license number.

NOTE: Shipping of certificates will be an additional cost outside of the U.S. Please email to inquire.

VETgirl V-Chips

Get rewarded just for posting on our message board.

Our members help the community thrive. The VETgirl team rewards active, contributing members of our discussion board who have helped inspire, educate, and connect with their peers.

Introducing V-Chips, the best way to earn rewards for your thoughts! Every time you post a topic, reply to your peers, or interact on the message boards, you’ll gain 1 V-Chip. The more you interact, the faster you’ll be eligible for VETgirl prizes!

“veterinary medicine . . . because humans are gross”

CPR Wheel (100 pts)

Reach 100 points? You will be as cool as the other side of the pillow walking into your hospital with your shiny, new VETgirl CPR Wheel!

Pop Socket (500 pts)

Reach 500 points? Now you get to “Pop It Like It’s Hot” with your fancy VETgirl PopSocket! Take your device on the go and show your VETgirl LOVE!

$50 VETgirl Credit (1000 pts)

Reach 1000 points? Now you get to make #1 CE resource for busy veterinary professionals even more cost-effective with a $50 VETgirl Credit! Cha-Ching!

$25 Charitable Donation* (2500 pts)

Reach 2500 points? VETgirl will make a charitable donation to a worthy cause of your choice (examples below) to show how much you care. Nothing better than winning…and showing love for others!

1 Year VETgirl Membership (5000 pts)

Reach 5000 points? Woo-Hoo! Not only have you helped many on the messages boards, but now you get to help yourself with a FREE 1 year VETgirl membership. #Winning!


Christian Veterinary Fellowship
Girls on the Run
Heifer International
VECCS Foundation
Women for Women

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