V​eterinary Technicians
​dedicated to the advancement ​of
cutting-edge veterinary surgery

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Academy of Veterinary Surgical Technicians Application Checklist

PLEASE INCLUDE A COPY OF THIS CHECKLIST IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET
YOU MUST PLACE EACH ITEM BELOW IN YOUR APPLICATION PACKET
IN EXACTLY THE FOLLOWING ORDER:

  • Digital Image of your current in-date license, registration, or certification and digital image of your diploma (if applicable) from an AVMA accredited program.
  • Case Log of at least 50 cases, but not more tn 75.  (Form 2)  Include the AVST Abbreviation List.
  • Four Case Reports – include the Case Log number.
  • AVST Small Animal Advanced Surgical Skills Form. (Form 3) Include a copy of the ethylene oxide or hydrogen peroxide gas sterilization certificate for skill #36
  • Continuing Education Record for each meeting attended. (Form 5)
         At least 40 hours, but not more than 20 hours from in-house/online.
         Proof of attendance should follow each meeting page.
         Providers credential status must be listed for all speakers.
  • Include your letter of intent and curriculum vitae, and two letters of recommendation.
         One of the letters must be from an ACVS/ECVS diplomate or a VTS member (any academy).
         The second letter must be a veterinarian testifier from your skills list.
  • Include the $50.00 application fee.
         Provide a copy of your PayPal receipt if you paid the application fee online or include a check for $50.00 payable to “AVST Treasurer.”
         If enclosing a check as payment, please put it in a separate envelope labeled “AVST PAYMENT” and place it on top of the 5 copies of your  application packet.

  • FIVE (5) copies of your application packet professionally bound or secured in a binder.

Mail all copies of your application packet to:

ACADEMY OF VETERINARY SURGICAL TECHNICIANS 6516 MONONA DR. # 246
MADISON, WISCONSIN 53716


All applications must be postmarked on or before February 1, 2021.

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