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In order to be eligible to continue with Phase II of the certifying process, the candidate must complete the credentials portion of the online application, arrange for ACVCP to recieve transcripts and copies of accepted but unpublished manuscripts, and send the Phase II credentials fee. These steps must be completed before midnight on October 1, 2016. Read this page in its entirety before you proceed.
Access the Credentials portion of (your application in) the online Application System to update information about your training program, provide a list of courses you have taken as part of your training, and provide literature citations for 2 publications that meet Phase II exam requirements. When you complete the credentials portion of the application process, you must request (via a link in the application system menu) a review of this information by the college. Following a successful review, you will be able to notify ACVCP of your intent to take a particular Phase II exam.
Candidates who do not receive an email confirming receipt of their application within 24 hours of submission should contact the ACVCP Webmaster for verification.
Additional documentation (transcipts and publications) and the credentials fee must be sent to the Secretary-Treasurer of the ACVCP and be postmarked no later than October 1st, 2016 at the address indicated below.
No late submissions will be accepted. Letters of final acceptance from editors for publications to comply with requirements to take the Phase II examination must be postmarked no later than February 1st, 2017 if the candidate intends to take the phase II examination in 2017.
Two manuscripts which embody the research and clinical aspects of the discipline of veterinary clinical pharmacology, i.e., the factors that constitute rational drug therapy in animal patients. These manuscripts must be peer-reviewed and published or accepted for publication (with evidence of acceptance such as a letter from the journal editor) by February 1 in the year in which the candidate wishes to take the Phase II examination. Additionally, these manuscripts must not have been used as credentials for another veterinary specialty board, and they must have been published no more than 2 years before the beginning of the training program.
In order to successfully become eligible for Phase II, a candidate must:
SEND ALL DOCUMENTS and APPLICATION FEE TO:
|Dr. Lara K. Maxwell|
|264 McElroy Hall|
|Department of Physiological Sciences, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences|
|Oklahoma State University|
|Stillwater, OK 74078|