Training Requirements

Requirement for PADRAP training sessions

To insure the validity and quality of the data collected with the assessments use of the tool is restricted to trained AASV veterinarians. All AASV veterinarians (including AASV associates) have the option, free of charge, to be trained to use PADRAP and afterward, receive an user name and password. They should be members prior to the training session. Any questions with the AASV membership process, please contact AASV directly (Phone: 515-465-5255 or email:

Training Session Availability

  • On-line Training Sessions - Developed for the purpose of training veterinarians who have already attended an AASV sponsored training session:
    • Delivered using widely available, no-cost video and teleconferencing technlogies (GoToMeeting)
    • Offered on an as-demanded basis
    • Veterinarians will be provided an username and password for the web version that will be activated upon completion of training on use of the web version
  • Classroom-Style Training Sessions - Veterinarians may attend an AASV hosted training session
    • Contact the Executive Director of AASV, Dr. Tom Burkgren / Dr. Sue Schulties to let them know your interest (Phone: 515-465-5255 or email:
    • Most training sessions will be held in conjunction with conferences or other events (i.e. WPX or AASV Annual Meeting)
Click on the link below to send us your request for training/registration.