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The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB)’s Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE®) program develops and applies uniform standards related to providers and programs of continuing education (CE) in veterinary medicine. Their goal is to serve and support the AAVSB member boards by ensuring that all RACE-approved continuing education programs meet appropriate standards of quality.


All RACE-approved providers and programs are listed on the AAVSB website. Providers voluntarily apply to the RACE program and agree to abide by the RACE Standards. The RACE program reviews and approves programs but does not provide accreditation.

Individual jurisdictions retain their right to refuse, partially or in full, any provider or program that RACE approves based on their regulation(s). Veterinary continuing education is not standardized among state veterinary boards; each maintains its own requirements. 

RACE-approved continuing education is recognized by most AAVSB Member Boards; however, Providers and participants should verify recognition with their board(s) and should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions of certain methods of delivery of continuing education. 

The RACE program reviews and approves programs but does not "accredit" them.

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