To promote and protect the health, safety and welfare of animals and people in the state of Tennessee, through proactive education and representation.
According to TN Code 44-17-303, "Euthanasia shall be performed only by a licensed veterinarian, TN VMT or an employee or agent of a public or private agency, animal shelter or other facility operated for the collection, care or euthanasia of stray, neglected, abandoned or unwanted non-livestock animals, provided that the TN veterinarian medical technician, employee or agent has successfully completed a euthanasia-technician certification course."
This course is a 2 day course that has been approved by the TN Board of Veterinary Examiners as the first step to receive a Certified Euthanasia Technician Certification in TN. The course is 8am-5pm each day. Day one of the course will be held remotely utilizing ZOOM services. Day two of the course will be held onsite to consist of the course test and practical. Practical groups will be divided to practice social distancing with start times being at 8:00am or 11:00am. Masks may be required during the practical portion of the course. You may use your own mask or one will be provided to you. You will be required to select your preferred time during the registration process and we will try to meet that. Snacks and lunches will be the responsibility of the participant. All participants must have camera access from their computer or phone for the ZOOM portion of the class and must be present for all of the course.
Those that wish to attend this course MUST register and payment MUST be processed before the applicant can attend the course. Once registration and payment have been received, the registrant will be notified via email that they have been enrolled in the course. Any registrations not paid in full 1 week prior to class will be unregistered from the course and the space given to someone on the waitlist.
ACCAT is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
P.O. Box 20124
Knoxville, TN 37940