What is Veritas e-Learning?

 

Veritas e-Learning provides digital online courses created by Cornell University and Texas A&M for veterinarians, veterinary students and veterinary technicians. Veritas's e-Learning courses have been designed specifically for online delivery incorporating interactive exercises to engage users and enhance the learning process.  Most computers with access to the Internet can access online courses delivered via a web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, Apple Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

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Are Veritas courses available in languages other than English?

 

Not at this time, but there are plans for multi-lingual offerings in the future.  Stay tuned!

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I see that Zoetis is involved…are all of the courses about their products?

No. The course content on Veritas has been created by the University partners and has undergone peer review. The courses on Veritas are free of any commercial bias or influence.

The Veritas partnership (Cornell, Texas A&M & Zoetis) recognized that the knowledge base that drives veterinary medicine continues to evolve and expand and therefore, veterinarians and veterinary paraprofessionals need access to high-quality continuing education programs throughout their careers.

Veritas will help address this need by providing practitioners with unique opportunities to stay current with the latest discoveries in veterinary medicine, hone their clinical skills, incorporate current medical advances into decisions that affect patient care, and build more profitable practices. Many Veritas courses will be offered for certified Continuing Education (CE) credit for veterinarians and licensed veterinary technicians to maintain their current licensure.

Zoetis is proud to be a part of the Veritas partnership and maintains its commitment to veterinarians through this and many other endeavors.

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What is Veritas?

 

Veritas is a groundbreaking partnership between Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and Zoetis that aims to transform veterinary continuing education and enhance the way veterinarians and technicians learn, collaborate and share their knowledge.

The Veritas platform offers a unique online educational experience will offer veterinarians and other veterinary paraprofessionals convenient, interactive web-based learning opportunities that use the latest advances in educational technologies. 

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How do I enroll in a Veritas course?

 

The first step is to register on the Veritas web portal.  (For registration, go to the Veritas Home Page, choose the Register link and follow the on-screen instructions.)  Registration is free!

After you have registered, choose any course or module from the Course Catalog and purchase it using a Visa or MasterCard with a US billing address.  You will be able to start the course immediately after you have purchased it.

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How do I see which courses are available on Veritas?

 

Look in the Course Catalog, located in the top menu bar.  (Email notification of all new course offerings will be sent to all registered users who have opted to receive notifications of this type.)

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Can I stop and start a course multiple times?

 

Absolutely.  Veritas courses offer the convenience of “bookmarking” which means that the module will pick back up on the screen that was last being viewed.

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How are exams and tests scored and their results recorded?

 

Exams consist of objective, multiple-choice questions. Exams are computer-graded and results are available immediately. Results are stored permanently by the Veritas Learning Management System (LMS) and are available any time a person logs in, and can be provided to any requesting state agency .

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What is the passing score on a required assessment?

 

Typically, the passing score required to receive CE credit is 70%.  Learners will be notified in the Course Details if there is a different passing criterion for a course module. 

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How are CE credits issued, approved, and tracked?

 

All courses are approved or in the process of being approved by RACE and the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Board.  Veritas is a New York State approved sponsor of continuing education for veterinarians and licensed veterinary technicians.  Participants should be aware that some state boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery. 

Veritas will provide individuals with certificates of module and/or course completion.  If requested, Veritas will provide a complete list of individuals successfully completing a module to a requesting accrediting state board:  Records are kept for 6 years in case of possible state boards audits.   Please call Patricia Fehl of MEDtrak Educational Services at (610) 892-3000 for further information.

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Do I get a certificate of completion when I finish a course module?

 

Yes.  After successfully completing the course content, including passing the assessment with a score of 70% or higher, and completing any mandatory exercises, a user will be prompted to print a certificate of completion.  Additionally, after logging in to the Veritas portal, a person can print certificates by going to the My Transcript section (found under My Veritas in the main navigation bar on the home page).

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How long do I have to complete a course?

 

A person has three full year from the date of purchasing the course to complete it.  During that year, the person who purchased it has unlimited access to review the content after completion.

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I forgot my password, what should I do?

Don’t worry!  Passwords can reset by clicking on the “Sign In” link located on the Home page.  From there, choose the “Reset your password” link and follow the on-screen instructions.  For further assistance, please submit a help ticket from the “Request Support” link in the Help section.

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What are the software requirements for accessing a course on Veritas?

 

Systems with these minimum requirements should be able to access courses properly:

  • Operating Systems (minimum):   Windows XP / Mac OS X (version 10.5)
  • Mac OS Web Browsers (minimum):  Safari (v5) / Chrome (v19) / Firefox (v12)
  • Windows Web Browsers (minimum):  Internet Explorer (v8.0) / Chrome (v19) / Firefox (v12)

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How are financial transactions recorded?

 

All online transactions are considered US financial transactions in US dollars. Therefore, you will be providing your information and credit card to a US financial institution. 

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I think I would like a refund on my purchase…who should I speak with?

 

Please call the Veritas Customer Support line at (888) 684-6670.  

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How do I pay for a course on Veritas? What credit cards are accepted?

 

At this time, Veritas accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express.

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