The ACVS Surgery Summit is approved for 300 hours of Continuing Education (CE) credits in jurisdictions that recognize the American Association of Veterinary State Boards’ (AAVSB) Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE). However, participants should be aware that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of CE. For additional information, contact the ACVS office at 301-916-0200 or visit the AAVSB website at

1 hour of learning = 1 CE credit

Pre-Surgery Summit Laboratories = up to 8 CE credits per laboratory

Seminars and Scientific Abstracts = up to 201 CE credits

To track your CE using the mobile app you will need to log in, only once.
Login: Enter the your email used to register for the meeting
Password: acvs2016

  • Once logged in, Click the “Program” widget/icon to choose the lecture, laboratory, or workshop attended.
  • For each attended, click the “Attend” button to record your participation in each and add the session to your CE certificate.
  • After the Surgery Summit, visit the desktop version of the Surgery Summit Mobile App, to review and print your completed CE certificate. Or email it to yourself:  

Certificate of Attendance


You can also use the Continuing Education Certificate on pages 101-102 of the Final Program Guide to track by seminar.

Proceedings notes are available to all registered attendees. View all or select specific notes using the Surgery Summit Mobile App or visit to view and download.

To download Proceedings notes:

1) Go to

2) In the top banner menu, select “Table of Contents”

3) At the top of the Table of Contents page, follow instructions to download a zip file: “To download a file containing all of the Presentations, please click here.” You will be prompted to save the files in a desired location on your computer or mobile device.

Please note, it is recommended that you download the entire set of Proceedings to your desktop and not to your mobile device. The file size is large and could slow down mobile devices.