Each VTS candidate should be supervised by a veterinarian who is certified in veterinary physical rehabilitation or is a Diplomate of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (DACVSMR). This “mentor” should be in the same locality as the candidate and should be able to communicate at a minimum by video conferencing. Non-VTS CVT’s and Physical Therapists with rehabilitation credentialing will not be accepted for mentorship.
Except for signatures, handwritten forms will not be accepted. Include only the information requested for the pre-application. Extraneous documents will not be accepted and may result in a rejection. All efforts should be made by the applicant to ensure letters are an example of their highest quality of work. All documents shall be single-spaced, Times New Roman 12-point font with 1-inch margins and are to be e-mailed to the APRVT Credentialing and Case Review Committee Chair as a .pdf file to preserve original formatting. If letters are wished to be postage mailed, please notify the Credentialing and Case Review Committee Chair via e-mail in advance. Include the names of recommendation letter writers and dates mailed.
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