201 KAR 16:040. Approved programs for veterinary technicians and veterinary technologists.

 

RELATES TO: KRS 321.441

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 321.235, 321.240

NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 321.441 provides for the qualification, registration, and use of veterinary technicians and veterinary technologists. KRS 321.441 sets forth the requirements for registration as a veterinary technician and a veterinary technologist. One (1) of the requirements is the receipt of a degree from a program approved by the board. This administrative regulation sets forth the programs approved by the board.

 

Section 1. In determining qualifications for registration as a veterinary technologist, an accredited program of veterinary technology approved by the board pursuant to KRS 321.441(1) shall be a program 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 institution.

 

Section 2. In determining qualifications for registration as a veterinary technician, an associate degree related to veterinary sciences, or its equivalent approved by the board pursuant to KRS 321.441(1) shall be a program 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 institution. (3 Ky.R. 336; Am. 634; eff. 3-2-77; 8 Ky.R. 501; eff. 2-1-82; 19 Ky.R. 1831; eff. 3-12-93; 23 Ky.R. 3391; eff. 5-19-97.)