Here are some links to other organizations and sites related to veterinary medicine, the NBVME, and licensure testing.
- Adobe Reader. Adobe Reader allows computer users to open, read and print files produced in pdf format, a cross-platform format that displays an exact duplicate of the original file, including formatting and graphics. Adobe Reader is free and available from Adobe.
- American Animal Hospital Association. The AAHA represents small animal practitioners, and appoints two members to the NBVME.
- American Association of Bovine Practitioners. The AABP appoints one member to the NBVME.
- American Association of Equine Practitioners. The AAEP appoints one member to the NBVME.
- American Association of Swine Veterinarians. The AASV appoints one member to the NBVME.
- American Association of Veterinary State Boards. The AAVSB is a member organization for veterinary licensing boards in the United States and Canada. The AAVSB appoints three veterinarians and one public member to the NBVME.
- American Veterinary Medical Association. The AVMA is the national professional organization for veterinarians in the United States. The AVMA's Council on Education, which appoints one member to the NBVME, is responsible for accreditation of veterinary medical colleges. The AVMA also administers the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG).
- Applied Measurement Professionals (AMP). In July 2002, the NBVME selected AMP, a testing company located in Olathe, Kansas, to revise and update the NAVLE job analysis. In 2009, the NBVME again selected AMP to conduct a new NAVLE job analysis.
- Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges. The AAVMC represents veterinary medical colleges and departments of veterinary science in North America, and appoints one member to the NBVME.
- Cedar Valley College. The NBVME's Veterinary Clinical Skills Assessment (VCSA) is administered at the veterinary technology facilities at Cedar Valley College in Dallas, Texas.
- CLEAR. The Council on Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation is a national organization that deals with licensure and certification. Its site includes links to many other organizations and agencies involved with testing and licensure activities.
- Continental Testing Services (CTS). CTS processes the NAVLE applications and approvals for candidates applying through the Illinois Veterinary Licensing Board.
- National Association of Federal Veterinarians. The NAFV represents veterinarians who work for the federal government, and appoints one member to the NBVME.
- National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME). The NBVME has contracted with the NBME to develop the computer based North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE). The NBME's offices are in Philadelphia.
- National Examining Board. The NEB coordinates licensing board activities in Canada, and is administered by the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association. The NEB appoints one member to the NBVME.
- Professional Examination Service (PES). PES is a testing company located in New York that was under contract to the NBVME to produce the National Board Examination (NBE) and Clinical Competency Test (CCT). PES also develops the Veterinary Technician National Examination, in cooperation with the AAVSB.
- Prometric. The NAVLE is administered at computer testing centers operated by Prometric.
- Veterinary Internship and Residency Matching Program (VIRMP). The American Association of Veterinary Clinicians sponsors this program to expedite the selection of interns and residents for participating veterinary colleges and private veterinary practices.
VIN. The Veterinary Information Network (VIN) is the place for on-line information on veterinary medicine.
- North Dakota. The NBVME office has been located in Bismarck, North Dakota since January 1997. Use this link to find out more about the state of North Dakota.