All Practitioners are required to attend at least twenty four (24) hours of Continuing Education (CE) during each year to maintain their membership. Excess CE hours may be rolled over into the following calendar year and go towards that years requirement of twenty four (24). The Continuing Education form must be filled out, signed by the instructor or organizer and submitted to the Membership Officer, or to your respective Department Head yearly, with your annual renewal of membership. If in doubt regarding the acceptability of a specific professional development activity, please contact the Membership Officer of the Association, who will review the information and advise the member of approval.
The following activities qualify for CE hours:
-Modality Specific informational seminars presented by AACET (you must be a member of AACET to attend these events)
-Any CE courses held by the instructor of your Approved Course (all hours of attendance accepted)
-Attendance at a seminar, workshop, conference or clinic on equine health related topics not presented by AACET (if unsure if it qualifies please check with the Association Secretary)
-Any Equine Therapy courses
-Clinics involving safe handling practices