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Continuing Education and Audit Information



How to Request Continuing Education (CE) Approval

To submit a request for a CE course approval, you must use the DELPROS online portal for Service Requests. Go to the Service Request webpage and follow the instructions on how to submit the Service Request.

  • It is important to have all of your course documentation available as you must upload the information in the Service Request application.

 

Continuing Education Requirements

The amount of CE that you are required to complete depends on what license you hold and when your license was issued during the full licensure period. If this is your first renewal, and you hold a:

VETERINARIAN
IF you are issued the license… THEN the CE requirement is…
On or after 8/1 even years but before 8/1 odd years 12 hours
On or after 8/1 odd years but before 2/1 even years 6 hours
On or after 2/1 even years but before 4/1 of even years 0 hours

VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

IF you are issued the registration… THEN the CE requirement is…
On or after 8/1 even years but before 8/1 odd years 6 hours
On or after 8/1 odd years but before 2/1 even years 3 hours
On or after 2/1 even years but before 4/1 of even years 0 hours

During each full licensure renewal period between August 1 and July 31 even-numbered years (2020-2022, etc.), active licensees must complete:

  • 24 hours approved CE for Veterinarians
  • 12 hours approved CE for Veterinary Technicians

The following organizations are approved for formal CE activities:

  • AVMA
  • AVMA accredited schools
  • Federal/State/County Veterinary Associations & USDA
  • Compendium on Continuing Education for the Practicing Veterinarian; NOAH; VIN
  • Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE) courses

For complete information on the CE requirements, see Section 10.0 and 15.0 of the Board’s Rules and Regulations.


Entering Continuing Education in the CE Tracker

Continuing Education (CE) is tracked in DELPROS, the Delaware Professional Regulation Online Service. To enter your CE, you must first create a DELPROS user account. To go to the DELPROS online portal, first click on the Apply/Manage a License and Service Request tile from the Home page of this site. If you are already an existing user, log in with your email address and password under the existing user section. If you are a new user, you must create a new account using either of the options below:

  • Select the “I Don’t Have a License” option if you do not currently hold or previously applied for a Delaware license and do not have a login through the portal OR
  • Select the “I have a License” option if you currently hold or previously applied for a Delaware license.

After creating your user account or logging into the DELPROS online portal, you may begin entering your CE.

  • Click on the CONTINUING EDUCATION link in the dark blue banner at the top of the page
  • Click on ADD COURSE button
  • After choosing your profession, complete the other fields and click on SAVE
  • You will get a message of Success if the information you entered was created successfully
  • Click on CONTINUE to add more courses, upload documents, or delete entries if you made an error

When you are done, click on your Dashboard on the dark blue banner at the top of the page to renew your license or choose another service.


General Audit Information

Random audits are performed by the Board to ensure compliance with the license requirements. License holders selected for the random audit must verify that they have maintained the required CE and any other information required by the Board to confirm their continued eligibility for the permit. For complete information, see Section 10.1.1.3 and 15.1.1.3 of the Board’s Rules and Regulations.


Audit Requirements

Do not upload any CE documentation into DELPROS unless notified that you have been selected for audit.

If you are selected for audit, you must upload a copy of:

  • the certificates of completion for each CE course that you entered in the CE Tracker in DELPROS

At a minimum, the documentation for each course must show:

  • Your name
  • Course name
  • Course sponsor
  • Course dates
  • Hours of course
  • Proof of attendance

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