201 KAR 16:020. Approved veterinary colleges.


      RELATES TO: KRS 321.193

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 321.235, 321.240

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 321.190 requires all persons engaging in the practice of veterinary medicine in the State of Kentucky to be licensed by the Kentucky Board of Veterinary Examiners. KRS 321.190 sets forth the requirements for licensure as a veterinarian. One (1) of the requirements is the receipt of a degree from a veterinary college approved by the board. This administrative regulation sets forth the veterinary colleges approved by the board.


      Section 1. A degree from a veterinary college approved by the board pursuant to KRS 321.193(1)(c) shall be a veterinary college which had full accreditation, limited accreditation, or approval by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) Council on Education when the applicant received a degree from the veterinary college.


      Section 2. If an applicant does not possess a degree from a veterinary college as set forth in Section 1 of this administrative regulation, the candidate shall be able to qualify for licensure pursuant to KRS 321.193(1)(c) by successfully completing the program and receiving certification from the Educational Commission for Foreign Veterinary Graduates (ECFVG) of the American Veterinary Medical Association. (1 Ky.R. 1015; eff. 6-11-75; Am. 8 Ky.R. 499; 857; eff. 2-1-82; 12 Ky.R. 1522; eff. 4-17-86; 19 Ky.R. 1828; eff. 3-12-93; 20 Ky.R. 2991; eff. 7-7-94.)