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American College of Veterinary Preventative Medicine (ACVPM) - About

This is only a convenience copy of the ACVPM reading list to help find copies of reading materials in local libraries.  It does not replace the official ACVPM reading list. Candidates are responsible for ensuring they use the latest ACVPM reading list.



This guide contains the list of books and journals recommended as study materials for the American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine (ACVPM) examination.

Residents are responsible for ensuring they are using the correct edition of a book for their exam.

Please ask your librarian, mentor, or specialty board examination committee if questions arise.

"Candidates are  advised to consult as many reference materials and he or she feels necessary to prepare for the potentials epidemiologic concepts on the examination.  Below is a list of references that candidates may find useful in preparing for the examination."

"[This] list of study references is NOT a definitive, exhaustive list for preparing for the ACVPM examinations. A listed reference may be applicable to more than one category. Use this list as a guide, in as much as it represents a compromise between brevity and completeness. You are encouraged to read as much additional material as possible. Reading the current scientific and professional literature (e.g. JAVMA, MMWR, Lancet, NEJM, Science, Journal of Food Protection, etc.) is also necessary to properly prepare for the examinations."

Source: American College of Veterinary Preventive Certification Materials.

This resource updated: 07/09/2018

Source reading list reviewed: 07/2018

Source reading list updated by specialty board: 2017