News and Updates

Below you’ll find the latest news and articles regarding ICVA and the NAVLE, as well as the most recent ICVA newsletter.

April 1, 2020

NAVLE April 2020 Update

Your Latest NAVLE Questions Answered Regarding COVID-19

February 6, 2020

ADC Call for Nominations

The ICVA has sent out a call for nominations for open positions on the Assessment Development Committee (ADC). This committee is composed of a broad representation of species and content areas across veterinary medicine. Duties include assisting ICVA in identifying NAVLE® item writers and participating in item and forms review meetings. Terms for ADC members are three years, with the ability to serve up to three terms. Current openings are in the Bovine (Dairy), Poultry, Small Ruminant, and Exotic Companion Animal areas. There is also a one year Equine opening to finish an unexpired term. Interested veterinarians or associations are invited to nominate individuals. Those interested in learning more about the ADC positions should contact Jeanne Blasewitz at

January 23, 2020

Congratulations You Passed The NAVLE!

Dr. Johnson reviews the next steps for those candidates who successfully passed the NAVLE.

January 2, 2020

I did not pass the NAVLE - now what?

If you just received your NAVLE score report, and you did not achieve a passing score, follow these steps in order to get approved to take the April 2020 NAVLE.

August 28, 2019

NAVLE Self-Assessments for Examination Preparation

These web-based practice examinations are excellent preparation tools to help you learn about NAVLE content and format.

April 24, 2019

Veterinary Career Transitions

Have you considered a career in veterinary medicine outside of traditional clinical practice? The video below highlights many career opportunities for current and future veterinarians.