201 KAR 16:100. Examination.


      RELATES TO: KRS 321.193

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 321.193(1), (2), 321.235(1), (3), (5), 321.240(5)

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 321.193 provides that the examinations required for licensure shall be approved by the board. This administrative regulation identifies the examinations that are required for licensure by the board.


      Section 1. (1) The examination required for licensure shall be the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination (NAVLE) developed by the National Board of Medical Examiners.

      (2) Candidates shall apply to the board for verification of eligibility to take the NAVLE.

      (3) Candidates seeking to take the NAVLE shall apply directly to the National Board Examination Committee for Veterinary Medicine for admission to the examination.

      (4) Applicants for licensure shall also be required to achieve a score of seventy-five (75) percent or higher on the Kentucky State Board Examination which shall cover the specific requirements of KRS Chapter 321 and the administrative regulations promulgated pursuant thereto.

      (5) The board shall recognize passing scores on the National Board Examination (NBE) and the Clinical Competency Test (CCT) if the applicant for licensure completed both examinations before May, 2000. (27 Ky.R. 1385; eff. 1-15-2001.)