NBVME survey to launch in early March

The Collaboration for Veterinary Assessments consisting of the National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (NBVME) periodically surveys practitioners to ensure that the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE®) reflects the knowledge, skills, and competencies needed by entry-level veterinarians.

Given that the last practice analysis was completed in 2009, it’s time for another one, and the NBVME needs your help.

The NBVME will send a new Practice Analysis survey to a carefully selected sample of veterinarians from all aspects of veterinary medicine throughout the United States and Canada, including potentially AAHA members, in early March.

The NBVME is working with both the American and Canadian Veterinary Medical Associations to administer the survey. It should take 15-20 minutes to complete and will ask veterinarians about their specific area of expertise. (Results will be shared as soon as they are available.)

By completing the survey, veterinarians in practice will help build the foundation for the NAVLE to ensure that it accurately assesses entry-level competencies. 

The NAVLE® is a key requirement for licensure in the United States and Canada and the exam content represents practice across the spectrum of veterinary medicine.

Given that this is a critical juncture for veterinary assessments, the NBVME greatly appreciates the time, effort, and expertise of everyone in the select group of veterinarians who receive and complete the survey.

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