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TOP 5 REASONS TO JOIN PVMA AS A CERTIFIED VETERINARY TECHNICIAN


The Pennsylvania Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) thinks CVTs rock! An integral part of the veterinary team, we want to help you in your day to day life. Below is a sample of the benefits and services you will be eligible for as a PVMA member.

CONTINUING EDUCATION


PVMA offers reduced registration rates for our members to our four major conferences a year. We also offer free webinars and district dinner meetings throughout the year for you to gain more knowledge from the comfort of your home or office.
 
In addition, at the majority of our major conferences, there are CVT exclusive tracks to help you focus on strengthening your skills.

KEEPING YOU CONNECTED
PVMA keeps you informed. We offer our weekly e-news Vet Bytes, monthly Insurance Insights, as well as other quarterly e-news— Practice Perspectives and Tech Talk with veterinary technology specific information. Our quarterly keystone veterinarian magazine is also a source of valuable information. 

DISCOUNTS GALORE

PetPlan Pet Insurance—Through our insurance agency, pvmaAssure, we recently partnered with Petplan to be able to offer a discount on pet insurance products. Discounts ranging from 10-20 percent can apply to both veterinary practice employees as well as to your clients. In addition, for each policy sold, Petplan will make a $10 donation the Pennsylvania Veterinary Foundation.

Other discount programs—from student loan debt consolidation savings to energy savings at home to car rentals to identity theft protection—PVMA membership can save you 10-20% on these costs just by being a member.

ADVOCACY
As an advocate for CVTs, we strive to promote the important role that CVTs play in veterinary medicine. We educate the veterinary community and public about the scope of practice and what distinguishes a CVT from other members of the team. In addition, PVMA is the exclusive advocate at the state level for veterinary medicine.

INSURANCE
Through our exclusive, wholly owned insurance agency pvmaAssure, we offer a variety of insurance products including health, dental, vision, life and disability, long-term care, and personal property and casualty insurance. Our team of experts are able to help you navigate the complexities of the insurance industry and healthcare reform and select products that meet your needs and budgets. Let us help you figure out your needs by calling us today at 1.888.612.7659. Because we are exclusive to the profession, we understand your needs best and let you get back to doing what you love most—veterinary medicine!