Preventive Healthcare Certificate Program

The Preventive Healthcare Certificate Program will provide the tools and resources you need to communicate the value and benefit of preventive care to your clients in a way that enhances the veterinary-client-patient relationship. It will also help you to improve the overall quality of preventive healthcare you provide your patients. 


Upon completion of the Preventive Healthcare Certificate Program, you will be able to:

  • Describe preventive healthcare and its importance to primary care veterinary practice and your clients
  • Apply the Partners for Healthy Pets Resource Toolbox to the development of a preventive healthcare program in your practice

The program includes 10 modules, each taking approximately 1 hour.

LEARNING UNIT 1: The Opportunity Survey

LEARNING UNIT 2: Preventive Healthcare Guideline Implementation, Part 1

LEARNING UNIT 3: Preventive Healthcare Guideline Implementation, Part 2

LEARNING UNIT 4: Monthly Payment Preventive Healthcare Plans

LEARNING UNIT 5: Internet Marketing and Social Media, Part 1

LEARNING UNIT 6: Internet Marketing and Social Media, Part 2

LEARNING UNIT 7: Communication Skills

LEARNING UNIT 8: Feline Friendly Practice

LEARNING UNIT 9: Feline-Friendly Guidelines

LEARNING UNIT 10: Helpful Resources at Your Fingertips

This program has been approved for nine (9.0) hours of on-demand, non-medical AVMA continuing education credit for veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and veterinary practice managers.

Nine (9.0) hours are also applicable toward the continuing education requirement for the Certified Veterinary Practice Manager (CVPM) program offered by the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association (VHMA), approval #18-51.