Objectives

Article III of the ABVT Constitution States:

Section 1.

A) To further the educational and scientific progress in this speciality;
B) To encourage education, training and research in veterinary toxicology.

Section 2.

To establish and maintain the highest possible standards of training and experience for qualifications as specialists in veterinary toxicology.

Section 3.

To provide recognition for such qualified specialists by suitable certification and other means, specifically:

Objective

Subobjective

Target Audience

Activity

1A
Educational Progress
DVM students
1A
Scientific Progress
Scientific community
Food Safety Committee (ad hoc)
1A
Scientific Progress
Scientific community
1B
Education in Veterinary Toxicology
DVM students
2
Training
ABVT diplomates
Survey membership qualifications necessary for veterinary toxicology specialty
2
Qualifications
ABVT employers
Survey employers for qualifications necessary for veterinary toxicology specialty
3
Certification
Candidates
3
Recognition
DVM practitioners
Provide toxicology speakers for national, regional, state veterinary meetings (ad hoc)
3
Recognition
Practitioners, others
3
Recognition
DVM students
None
Administration
ABVT organization
None
Administration
ABVT organization
None
Administration
ABVT organization
None
Administration
ABVT organization
Officers (Constitution and By Laws)
None
Administration
ABVT organization
ABVS representatives (ad hoc)