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Veterinary Specialty Boards Reading Lists

Copies of veterinary specialty board exam reading lists with links to online materials and books and journals held by local libraries.

American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) Reading List

This is only a convenience copy of the ACVECC reading list to help find copies of reading materials in local libraries.  It does not replace the official ACVECC reading list. Candidates are responsible for ensuring they use the latest ACVECC reading list.
The links below take you to the resources at the publishers' websites, which might prompt you for payment.  Your library might be able to provide these resources at comparatively lower or no cost to you. Tools like Unpaywall may also allow you to freely and legally access some of the articles you’re interested in.  Open access journals in which all articles are freely available are marked with .

"Articles germane to the field of veterinary emergency and critical care for the appropriate species should be reviewed from the following journals:"

Required

Supplemental

Cardiovascular

Clinical Pathology

Emergency/Critical Care

Fluid Therapy, Acid-Base, Electrolyte

Imaging

Infectious Disease

Internal Medicine

Hematology and Transfusion Medicine

Mechanical Ventilation

Medical Physiology

Neurology

Nutrition

Oncology

Ophthalmology

Pediatrics

Pharmacology

Surgery

Toxicology

Cardiovascular

Coagulation

Emergency/Critical Care

Fluid Therapy, Acid-Base, Electrolyte

Imaging

Infectious Disease

Internal Medicine

Mechanical Ventilation

Medical Physiology

Neurology

Ophthalmology

Pharmacology

Surgery

Toxicology

The links below take you to the resources at the publishers' websites, which might prompt you for payment.  Your library might be able to provide these resources at comparatively lower or no cost to you. Tools like Unpaywall may also allow you to freely and legally access some of the articles you’re interested in.  Open access copies of articles that are freely available are marked below with .

 

"This list contains articles 3-10 years old from core journals and articles within the last 10 years from non-core journals and is designed to bridge a perceived gap in the recommended reading between recent journal articles, non-core journals and textbooks. It contains article the committee deems likely to inform and impact the practice of veterinary ECC. We aim to keep this list to <100 articles and will review and update it annually."

 

Acid-Base/Fluid/Electrolytes | Anesthesia/Analgesia | Cardiovascular | Coagulation/Transfusion Medicine | Endocrine | Environmental/Toxic | Gastrointestinal/Exocrine Pancreas | Hepatobiliary | Immunology/Hemolymphatic | Integument | Musculoskeletal | Neurology/Special Senses | Nutrition | Renal/Urinary | Reproductive | Respiratory | Sepsis/SIRS/MODS | Shock/Ischemia/CPCR | Trauma


Acid-Base/Fluid/Electrolytes

Anesthesia/Analgesia

Cardiovascular

Coagulation/Transfusion Medicine

Endocrine

Environmental/Toxic

Gastrointestinal/Exocrine Pancreas

Hepatobiliary

Immunology/Hemolymphatic

Integument

Musculoskeletal

None.

Neurology/Special Senses

Nutrition

Renal/Urinary

Reproductive

Respiratory

Sepsis/SIRS/MODS

Shock/Ischemia/CPCR

Trauma

The links below take you to the resources at the publishers' websites, which might prompt you for payment.  Your library might be able to provide these resources at comparatively lower or no cost to you. Tools like Unpaywall may also allow you to freely and legally access some of the articles you’re interested in.  Open access copies of articles that are freely available are marked below with .

 

"This list contains articles 3-10 years old from core journals and articles within the last 10 years from non-core journals and is designed to bridge a perceived gap in the recommended reading between recent journal articles, non-core journals and textbooks. It contains article the committee deems likely to inform and impact the practice of veterinary ECC. We aim to keep this list to <100 articles and will review and update it annually. Large animal candidates should appreciate that the majority of these articles are non-species specific and shared with small animal candidates. This means that they can be used for questions on the general multiple-choice exam."

 

Acid-Base/Fluid/Electrolytes | Anesthesia/Analgesia | Cardiovascular | Coagulation/Transfusion Medicine | Endocrine | Environmental/Toxic | Gastrointestinal/Exocrine Pancreas | Hepatobiliary | Immunology/Hemolymphatic | Integument | Musculoskeletal | Neurology/Special Senses | Nutrition | Renal/Urinary | Reproductive | Respiratory | Sepsis/SIRS/MODS | Shock/Ischemia/CPCR

Acid-Base/Fluid/Electrolytes

Anesthesia/Analgesia

Cardiovascular

Coagulation/Transfusion Medicine

Endocrine

Environmental/Toxic

Gastrointestinal/Exocrine Pancreas

Hepatobiliary

Immunology/Hemolymphatic

Integument

Musculoskeletal

Neurology/Special Senses

Nutrition

Renal/Urinary

Reproductive

Respiratory

Sepsis/SIRS/MODS

Shock/Ischemia/CPCR

This guide contains the list of books and journals recommended as study materials for the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care (ACVECC) examination.

ACVECC Knowledge List 2018

Source:  ACVECC Recommended Reading Lists, American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care

This resource updated: 01/24/2018

Source reading list reviewed: 05/31/2018

Source reading list updated by specialty board: 12/14/2017

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