Veterinary Law and Ethics

RACE-approved for 20 CE credits

The online Veterinary Law & Ethics course provides an in-depth study of legal and ethical matters applicable to the veterinary profession. Using real-world examples, it is designed for veterinarians, practice managers/owners and veterinary students.

The course is delivered in eight sections, available as a 20-hour course or in multi-section modules.


Enrollment Fees

  • Full Course: $850/individual
    • Law and Ethics and Legal Consents books included with full course purchase
  • Group Discounts for Multiple Parties
  • Three-Section Course (Design your own):
    • Select Any Three Sections: $450
    • Additional Three Section Courses: $300
    Email us at info@drip.vet and tell us which three sections you wish to include in your course. We will create your customized course and send you an enrollment notification.

Your Instructor


Lance Roasa, DVM, JD, MS
Lance Roasa, DVM, JD, MS

Dr. Roasa has earned his veterinary and Master’s degrees from Texas A&M University and his law degree from the University of Nebraska. He has worked for Banfield in Phoenix and has owned and operated a mixed animal practice in the mountains of Colorado. He has co-founded and co-owns a group of practices in Nebraska, operates a law practice and delivers on-line CE via drip.vet. He is the past president of the American Veterinary Medical Law Association and a national co-advisor to the Veterinary Business Management Association. He serves on the board of directors of the Mark Morris Institute and on the advisory board to Veterinary Team Brief.


The things I learned that will help me succeed personally and professionally as a result of new ideas or material in the course included the importance of keeping immaculate accurate records, thorough communication, having a good lawyer, having personal and professional accountability, not burning bridges with colleagues, and the value of law in our profession.

- Kristen Britton, 2012 NVBMA President, Washington State University Vet Med Class of 2013

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? 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.

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