Professional Standards of Care (COMING SOON!)

How to meet and exceed the standard of care

   A Preview of the Course


Understanding the standard of veterinary care is fundamental to providing good veterinary care. During this course you will learn not only how to meet but to exceed the standard of care. Participants will examine how the standard of care is applied in both veterinary malpractice and state license discipline cases; the role of the expert witness; and tips for improving the veterinarian’s ability to provide patient care while working within pet owner’s financial constraints.


Your Instructor

Sarah L. Babcock, DVM, JD
Sarah L. Babcock, DVM, JD

Dr. Sarah Babcock is a licensed veterinarian and attorney. She provides both online and live continuing education to help her colleagues fulfill their lifelong obligation to the continual improvement of professional knowledge and competence, as well as satisfy state licensing requirements.

Her active engagement in professional associations, academia, and small animal medicine helps to ensure that the courses offered are applicable to veterinary practice, reflect the needs of the profession, and encourage compliance with evolving veterinary medical law, ethics, and standards of care.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now! It is a completely self-paced online course - once you start you can access the material for up to 90 days.
How long do I have access to the course?
After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
All of the veterinarians and technicians in my clinic would like to watch the videos together – can we share one account?
Sharing is caring, but when it comes to this online course an individual purchase entitles the end user to only one license to access the materials. You must agree to “The Terms of Service” before using the materials, and these terms do not permit for the sharing, copying, or reproducing of any of the materials. If there are several members of your clinic who would like to all sign up, we can offer multiple licenses at a discounted rate. Please email [email protected] to discuss group pricing information.
Will I obtain a Certificate of Attendance?
After completing the course you will receive, at no charge, a Certificate of Completion that you may provide to your veterinary licensing board upon request and/or at the time of your license renewal.

This course is closed for enrollment.