Online NBVMA membership renewal and payment is available by clicking the link https://members.nbvma-amvnb.ca/
Please provide your current contact information as this is how the association will communicate with you and what will be listed on the member contact list on the member only section of the website. Please note that dues are to be paid by January 31st. Dues not received by January 31st, are subject to a late fee of $143.74 (HST included).
Membership will be suspended if dues and applicable late fees are not paid by March 1st.
As indicated in By-Law 17.10: Continuing Education
a) The mandatory reporting of continuing education is a condition of registration. The number of required hours is thirty (30) accumulated over 2 years (September 22, 2018)
b) The CE reporting period is the twenty-four (24) month period prior to January 1st of the reporting year. (September 21, 2019)
The reporting period for the 2023 renewal year is: January 1st, 2021 to December 31st, 2022.
In order to complete the continuing education requirements set out in the by-laws, a member may undertake any, or all, of the following activities:
(a) RACE approved CE hours either online or physical conferences;
(b) Professional meetings or conferences with proof of attendance
(c) University courses, workshops, wetlabs, technical training sessions (Scil as an example for ultrasound training, Companion for laser);
(d) Pharmaceutical webinars and information meetings;
(e) Professional journals or memberships other than NBVMA (2 CE hours per journal or membership up to a maximum of 6 hours CE hours, includes VIN, Plumb, CVJ, AVMA as examples);
(f) Professional committee participation (up to a maximum of 4 CE hours);
(g) Professional lectures (lectures given at the DVM level at a conference, as an example, 4 CE hours preparation time per topic); and
(h) Such other activity as is submitted to and accepted by the Registrar or Council and CE credit assigned.
Retired members seeking registration and membership as a practicing veterinarian shall, as proof of competence to practice, provide confirmation of completed continuing education, in a form acceptable to the Registrar, of 15 hours of continuing education for each year the Retired member has not been registered as a practicing veterinarian, up to a maximum of 5 years.
Acceptable continuing education for Veterinarians in non-traditional practice where management, research and academic work occupy a majority of their employment shall include at least 10 hours of clinically relevant continuing education. The remaining 20 hours may consist of management related CE, publication in peer-reviewed journals or as author of book chapters and lectures at the DVM level in addition to other approved continuing education activities.
Any activity not listed may be submitted to the Registrar/Council for consideration as being valid CE and credit assigned. Please provide proof of CE by uploading your CE certificates, payment receipts, agendas, etc. onto the member portal using .pdf, .png or.jpeg file types.