The NAVC Institute offers a variety of in-depth courses to challenge and equip you with practical hands-on skills.
Gear up to immerse yourself in learning something new, with leaders who will inspire you and colleagues who will motivate you.
Dive deep into hands-on learning
- Immersive Education: Focus your full attention on mastering your craft using hands-on learning techniques for four full days in a specialized course.
- Expert Instruction: Learn alongside top experts in the field in an intimate setting to gain valuable one-on-one instruction you won’t find anywhere else.
- Inspiring Experiences: Walk away with renewed knowledge and unique skills that you’ll be able to use immediately in your everyday practice.
This course is encouraged for candidates seeking American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (ABVP) Diplomate status, as well as anyone interested in an intensive review of general medicine. While the course will contain in-depth coverage of topics for the ABVP Certification Examination, you do not have to be a potential ABVP candidate to participate. In addition to detailed proceedings notes, the course includes a digital practice exam with +300 items participants may utilize any time during or after the course to test their knowledge before taking the Certification Examination.View Course Info
Almost 60% of clients have questions about their dog or cat’s behavior during any visit, however, research indicates that most of these questions go unanswered. This course was created to bridge the gap between need and knowledge. This applied behavioral medicine course is designed to provide practitioners with the skills and knowledge to start working with patient behaviors that they might have previously avoided.View Course Info
This four-day, team-taught course is guaranteed to improve your “clinical cardiology fitness” level. The practical problem-based curriculum will integrate and emphasize the application of lessons learned from the current veterinary literature as they relate to prognosis, diagnosis, disease severity staging and the treatment of a variety of canine and feline acquired cardiovascular diseases. The course will focus on providing attendees with practical recommendations and skills that can be immediately incorporated into their practice.View Course Info
Dentistry is the most untapped source of patient care and practice revenue in most small animal practices. Veterinarians can’t diagnose and treat what they haven’t learned! In this course, instructors will share their knowledge and passion about veterinary dentistry with you in a practical and fun learning environment. Walk away at the end of the week with confidence and skills to be able to recognize and treat many of the oral diseases you will encounter in your practice.View Course Info
This 4-day course is designed to equip the practicing veterinarian with new and refined skills in practical small animal orthopedic procedures. Veterinarians will learn when to (and when not to) perform practical orthopedic surgical procedures and how to perform them with excellence.View Course Info
This 4-day course is designed to teach participants the technical aspects of a variety of soft tissue surgery procedures in dogs and cats. Some ‘theory’ will be included in the lecture aspect of the course, but emphasis will be placed on the technical aspects used to perform each procedure thus maximizing time in the workshop.View Course Info
Imagine spending an entire week learning all you want to know about abdominal ultrasound, with training by internationally-renowned, ACVR boarded radiologists with a passion for teaching. Designed for beginners through advanced learners, this course provides a solid foundation for exploring and mastering the fundamentals of abdominal diagnostic ultrasound in dogs and cats. Instructors will present didactic material in a friendly and engaging atmosphere to encourage your interaction.View Course Info
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