American College of Veterinary Emergency & Critical Care

    Are you a veterinary technician with a passion for emergency critical care?

    Consider becoming an AVECCT VTS! The Academy of Veterinary Emergency Critical Care Technicians is the first organization to be recognized by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (formerly known as the North American Veterinary Technicians Association) as a technician specialty. The mission of AVECCT? To advance emergency and critical care veterinary nurses and technicians through certification and standards of excellence. Learn more about ACVECCT credentials here.

    We criticalists and emergency veterinarians couldn't do our job without our veterinary technicians - you are our right (and left) hand! Consider becoming specialized today. Those who successfully meet the credential requirements and pass the AVECCT examination are "VTS" (e.g., Veterinary Technician Specialists).