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.
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.
"The following list of references contain the material that residents/fellows are expected to learn with retention and comprehension during their training. To facilitate this, a recent edition of appropriate resources from each section must be provided on site at each Residency Training Facility. Computer access to the common veterinary and human medical databases must also be available on site at each Residency Training Facility.
"Large Animal Candidates sitting the examination in September 2017 are responsible for journal articles from the calendar year 2012-2016, and book titles published during or before 2016, and the Large Animal Additional article list.
"Small Animal Candidates sitting the examination in September 2017 are responsible for journal articles from calendar years 2014-2016, and book titles published during or before 2016, and the Small Animal Additional article list.
"Both Large Animal and Small Animal candidates sitting the General MCQ examination in September 2017 are responsible for journal articles from calendar years 2014-2016, and the journal articles that appear in both the Small Animal and Large Animal additional article lists.
"Please note that expected knowledge is duplicated in many of these references: it is not necessary or expected that residents will be familiar with every text listed. However, several suitable texts are listed to ensure that residents have access to all pertinent information. For each knowledge category in the Required Reading List, at least one edition of a textbook that covers the appropriate species of interest and is published within the last 10 years should be available for study and reference.
"The [Supplemental Reading List contains] materials that can also be reviewed in these topic areas for the species of interest."
Source: ACVECC Recommended Reading Lists.
This resource updated: 6/30/2014
Source reading list reviewed: 6/20/2014
Source reading list updated by specialty board: 2/20/2014