New Mexico Registered Veterinary Technician Association      

Continuing Education 

The New Mexico Board of Veterinary Medicine requires RVTs to obtain 8 hours of CE per year - please see the NMBVM Rules and Regulations for full description of acceptable CE.

NATVA's website lists various CE opportunities on their website,

Click here to download the basic CE requirements for Registered Veterinary Technicians here in New Mexico.

CE Opportunities 2020

This years NMRVTA CE Conference & Annual Meeting was held on Saturday, October 17, 2020 via Zoom. Click here to view the full recording of the annual meeting, a passcode is required. If you did pay for the CE conference and membership, please contact the board to request the passcode. If you would like to view or print any of the presentations from the conference, please click the links below.

Anticipated schedule as follows:
7:50 – 8:00 am         Welcome by NMRVTA President, Monica Watson, RVT
8:00 – 8:50 am         Shelter Medicine Today, Jennifer Steketee, DVM
9:00 – 9:50 am         Avoiding Client Conflict, Barbara Schick, RVT
10:00 – 10:50 am     A Proactive Approach to Osteoarthritis, Saleema Lookman, RVT
11:00 – 11:50 am     An Eye On The Lame: Common And Not So Common Reasons For Lameness In The Horse, Alexandra Eckhoff, DVM
12:00 – 1:00 pm       Annual Business Meeting & Election of Officers, Raffle Winner Announcement
1:00 – 1:50 pm         When Clients Want More; Alternative Therapy in Veterinary Medicine, Alexandra Eckhoff, DVM
2:00 – 2:50 pm         Downward Facing Dog, Acute Abdomen in Small Animals, Vickie Averhoff, DVM, AVBP
3:00 – 4:00 pm         Home Alone, What To Do In An Emergency When the Vet Is Not There, Vickie Averhoff, DVM, AVBP
4:00 – 4:15 pm         Closing Comments

***Topics and times subject to change.***

CE Links




At Dove Online CE


CE Calendars are also available on most industry organization websites. Please refer to our link page. If there is a conference that would be of interest to our members, please contact us for listing the information on our CE page. Thanks!

Continuous CE Avaliable Online

American Association of Equine Veterinary Technicians and Assistants

Online Continuing Education Courses from Purdue Veterinary Medicine. Purdue Veterinary Medicine is an authorized provider of Continuing Education for Veterinarians and Veterinariary Technicians.

Address: NMRVTA, PO Box 3662, Albuquerque, NM 87190