Specialist Veterinary Nurses and Technicians

NAVTA’s VTSSM program exists to help veterinary technicians attain a higher level of recognition for advanced knowledge and skills in specific disciplines. NAVTA-affiliated specialty academies offer VTSSM  programs across a wide range of focuses.

Veterinary nurses (with a primary veterinary nursing qualification) who gain a VTS may be known as Veterinary Nurse Specialists in New Zealand.

This article by Stephen Cital summarizes what specialist veterinary technician and nursing titles exist in the United States and why they matter An Established Solution for a Rising Problem

List of Approved Academies

The specialist academies found at this link Approved Academies meet the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) requirements.