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NVAP Training Modules for Accreditation Renewal

NVAP Training Modules are available in the following formats:

1. Lectures at Upcoming Veterinary Conferences

2. Online as follows:

For accreditation renewal, carefully read the following:

  1. You must know your 6 digit National Accreditation Number (NAN) to access each module Certificate of Completion. If you do not know your NAN, please contact your local NVAP Coordinator.
  2. You must retain your Certificate of Completion.
    • The information contained on the certificate will be needed for accreditation renewal when you submit your application.
    • Keep your Certificate of Completion forever. You may be requested to display your Certificate of Completion during periodic training audits.
    • At the conclusion of each module, be prepared to print your Certificate of Completion or save it in PDF format to a secure file.
  3. Category I Accredited Veterinarians must complete 3 units of AAST anytime within their three-year renewal period to renew their accreditation. Similarly, Category II Accredited Veterinarians must complete 6 units of AAST anytime within their three-year renewal period.
  4. Modules completed for previous accreditation renewals may be retaken in the current renewal period. 
  5. An online accreditation renewal process is available on this website. Do not submit copies or originals of any Certificate of Completion to APHIS. If you do not know your accreditation renewal date, please contact your NVAP Coordinator.
  6. NVAP strongly recommends you not postpone the renewal process until just before your accreditation expires. The database you access to take your APHIS Approved Supplemental Training and retrieve your certificates of completion, as well as the database you access to apply for renewal of accreditation may be unavailable at any time due to maintenance schedules or technical problems outside our control.
  7. Each module of AAST represents one unit of training, and takes approximately one hour to complete. AAST may be completed free of charge by selecting the title of the Training Module links below:
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AAST Module Names and Descriptions 

Module 1: Overview of the NVAP  Newly updated with audio

Module 2: Role of Agencies and Animal Movement Forms  Newly updated with audio

Module 3: Overview of Foreign Animal, Program, and Reportable Diseases

Module 4: Preventing Disease Introduction and Spread Newly updated with audio

Module 5: Vesicular Diseases

Module 6: Exotic Avian Diseases

Module 7: Retired

Module 8: International Movement of Horses

Module 9: Interstate and International Health Certificates for Category 1 Animals

Module 10: Personal Protective Equipment for Veterinarians Newly updated with audio

Module 11: Sheep and Goats: Disease Awareness and Health Certificates  Newly updated with audio

Module 12: Animal Disease Traceability

Module 13: Aquatic Animal Health Regulations and Health Certification

Module 14: Evaluation of Aquatic Animals for Detection of Reportable Diseases and Pathogens

Module 15: Disease Prevention and Biosecurity in Aquaculture

Module 16: Retired

Module 17: Retired

Module 18: Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease

Module 19: Animal Health Emergency Response

Module 20: Slaughter Horse Transport

Module 21: Animals' Fitness to Travel

Module 22: Animal Welfare: An Introduction

Module 23: Use of Antibiotics in Animals

Module 24: Collecting and Shipping Swine Diagnostic Samples  Newly updated with audio

Module 25: Using Behavior to Assess Animal Welfare

Module 26: Nonhuman Primate Transportation

Module 27: Bovine Trichomoniasis

Module 28: Significant and Emerging Viral Diseases of Carp, Koi, and Goldfish

Module 29: Veterinary Feed Directive

Module 30: The Role of Veterinarians in Honey Bee Health 

Module 31: High-Impact Equine Diseases in the U.S. New updated with audio

Module 32: Regulating Vaccines and Related Biologics New updated with audio

Module 33: Coming soon.

Module 34: Veterinary Export Health Certification System (VEHCS)  New updated with audio

Module 35: Bovine Tuberculosis in Cattle  New updated with audio

Module 36: An Introduction to the National Poultry Improvement Plan (NPIP) and Domestic and International Movement of Poultry New updated with audio

Module 37: Coming soon.

Module 38: Role of Category I Animals in FAD Introduction and Transmission New updated with audio

Still have questions?

Export requirements frequently change, obtain the current export requirements from the VS Service center in your area before each shipment.

For NVAP questions, see Additional Information or contact your local NVAP Coordinator.

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