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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Practice of veterinary medicine. Changes the definition of "accredited veterinary technology program" to include a veterinary nursing program. Makes various changes to how a veterinarian-client-patient relationship is established. Provides that a veterinarian and a registered veterinary technician must complete a required number of hours of continuing education each renewal period. Provides that a veterinarian may extend the veterinarian-client-patient relationship to another veterinarian. Provides that a veterinarian shall reasonably assure confidentiality is maintained when a veterinarian initiates communication to a client under a veterinarian-client-patient relationship. Provides that the establishment of a veterinarian-client-patient relationship does not require a veterinarian to provide treatment Practice of veterinary medicine. Changes the definition of "accredited veterinary technology program" to include a veterinary nursing program. Makes various changes to how a veterinarian-client-patient relationship is established. Provides that a veterinarian and a registered veterinary technician must complete a required number of hours of continuing education each renewal period. Provides that a veterinarian may extend the veterinarian-client-patient relationship to another veterinarian. Provides that a veterinarian shall reasonably assure confidentiality is maintained when a veterinarian initiates communication to a client under a veterinarian-client-patient relationship. Provides that the establishment of a veterinarian-client-patient relationship does not require a veterinarian to provide treatment to a patient. ... View more