Shelter Med

Euthanasia by Injection (EBI)   SYLLABUS 


This online course is recognized by the Humane Society of the United States as being in concordance with their long-standing Euthanasia by Injection (EBI) in-person trainings for animal shelter staff members.  The course is equivalent to Florida state-mandated training required to become a Certified Euthanasia Technician (CET).  The course is delivered on-demand and self-paced, but it requires local veterinary oversight for clinical supervision.


90 Days Access Once Enrolled


Cost of course = $400.00 (delivered in two parts)


18 CEs/1.8 CEUs awarded upon successful completion of both parts of the course

  • Part 1 = Equivalent to 14 hours of classroom lecture content. (14 CEs/1.4 CEUs)
  • Part 2 = Equivalent to 4 hours of hands-on training, requires clinical competency documentation.  (4 CEs/0.4 CEUs)


Course Enrollment:  NOTE:  This link works best if you use Firefox as your internet browser. 

Course Description:

An on-demand, self-paced, online course that prepares students with the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to seek licensure as a Certified Euthanasia Technician for animal shelters throughout the U.S.A. Instruction and documentation of proficiency with clinical skills is overseen by licensed veterinarians. The course is built upon the Guidelines for Euthanasia of Animals as published by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and the Association of Shelter Veterinarians (ASV).

Prospective students who reside outside of the state of Florida and who are interested in any online University of Florida program that may lead to professional licensure or certification are expected to inquire with the appropriate regulatory agency in their home state, prior to beginning the program in order to assure that the program is approved to provide the desired licensure or certificate.


Exploring Access to Veterinary Care  SYLLABUS 


This on-demand, self-paced online course is intended for anyone on the veterinary care team.

30 days access allowed once enrolled

Cost of mini-course = $45

2.5 CEs/0.25 CEUs awarded upon successful completion of the mini-course


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Course Description:

Disparities in access to veterinary care is a national issue that negatively affects the human-animal bond and the practice of veterinary medicine. In this mini-course, you will be introduced to some of the barriers to veterinary care that families with pets experience across the socioeconomic spectrum.  The goal of this course is to raise your awareness of the issue and present  you with some possible solutions that you can take forward into your professional practice. The content is delivered in 5 modules that will help students recognize how to improve community health by decreasing barriers to veterinary care. The course includes 10 graded assignments on which a final score of 70% is required to pass and earn a Certificate of Completion.   


(COMING SOON!) Open Door Veterinary Team Training SYLLABUS

Course Available for Enrollment Beginning in April 2023