Continuing Education

Credit Value Details

DESCRIPTION

NUMBER OF CREDITS

DOCUMENTATION

Animal Care Committee 

1 credit per meeting to a maximum of 5

5 credits per CCAC Assessment per day to a maximum of 10

Proof of attendance including a letter from a committee member or supervisor

Association Membership – Animal Related

 1 credit per annual membership (AALAS, LAMA, CALAM, OAVT etc)

Membership receipt or a letter from the committee chair

Annual Symposium/Conference Attendance

5 credits per full day for a major educational symposium or conference (CALAS, AALAS, LAMA etc) to a maximum of 10 credits per multi day event.

Attendance at 2 days of the CALAS/ACSAL Symposium will account for 9 credits and the Annual General Meeting will account for 1 additional credit for a total of 10 CE Credits for attending the CALAS/ACSAL Symposium.

 Registration receipt

 

LAREF: Laboratory Animal Refinement & Enrichment Forum Participation

10 credits per Laboratory Animal Refinement & Enrichment Forum

 Proof of participation, including copies of emails/posts

Published Article

 

10 credits per scientific paper

3 credits per article (laboratory animal related)

2 credits per article (non-laboratory animal related)

3 credits per article (CALAS Members Magazine submission) 

A copy of the first page of article, which includes; title, date and author

 

Continuing Education Quizzes

1 credit for each CALAS/ACSAL CE Quiz from the Member’s Magazine submitted. An additional credit will be awarded for a perfect quiz result.

The CALAS/ACSAL Member’s Magazine may publish the names of members who obtain perfect quiz scores in each issue unless the member emails and advises otherwise. The member must enter the additional credit for a perfect score in his/her profile.

For CE Quiz submissions from another association, 1 credit will be awarded.

A copy of submission, and result

 

CALAS Local Chapter Participation

1 credit per meeting attended

2 credits for organizing an event or presentation related to laboratory animal science

Letter from committee chair

University or College Level Courses

5 credits per course per year (laboratory animal science related)

10 credits per Seneca College 12 Week Wildlife Field Studies Course

2.5 credits per course per year (non-laboratory animal related)

Registration receipt or a certificate of attendance

 

CALAS Board of Directors Participation (Board/Sub Committee Member)

1 credit per committee

Letter from committee chair

On the Job Accomplishment

2 credits per letter

Letter from supervisor

Posters

5 credits per first author presented at the local chapter (related to laboratory animal science)

3 credits per second author poster

10 credits per poster presented at the CALAS Symposium or related conference

Copy of submission

 

Registry Exams

7 credits per written exam (ARLAT3, RLAT and RMLAT)

3 credits per certification (ARLAT3, RLAT and RMLAT)

1 credit per hour for volunteer examiners to a maximum of 5

Copy of unsuccessful letter, copy of certificate or letter from registry chair.

 

Scientific Papers Read or Videos Watched

1 credit per paper read or video watched related to laboratory animal science 

1 additional credit per submission of review of paper/video to the CALAS Member’s Magazine

2 additional credits per published review in the CALAS Member’s Magazine

Letter from a member in good standing, a copy of the first page of article, which includes; title, date and author

 

Seminar/Lecture/Presentation Attended

1 credit per hour to a maximum of 5

Registration receipt or a certificate of attendance

SOP
(Standard Operating Procedures)

1 credit per year

Minimum one (1) SOP submission per year

Speaker

1 credit per hour to a maximum of 5

Note: if the topic is presented several times (Animal Facility Orientation course) the topic may be claimed only once per year

Certificate of participation, copy of program with name listed as presenter or acceptance letter from program coordinator

Webinar Viewed (laboratory animal science related)

1 credit per hour to a maximum of 5

Registration receipt or a certificate of attendance

Workshop Attended

(laboratory animal science related)

5 credits per workshop

Registration receipt or a certificate of attendance

Workshops Taught

(laboratory animal science related)

5 credits per workshop

Note: if the topic is taught several times (Safety Workshop) the topic may be claimed only once per year

Certificate of participation, copy of program with name listed as presenter or letter from supervisor