Organizations, institutions or individuals approved by the veterinary board to provide continuing education courses.
(1) The veterinary board designates the following organizations, institutions or individuals as providing approved continuing veterinary medical education courses:
(a) The American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB).
(b) The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
(c) The Washington State Veterinary Medical Association.
(d) Any board approved college or school of veterinary medicine.
(e) Any state or regional veterinary association which is recognized by the licensing authority of its state as a qualified professional association or educational organization.
(f) The American Animal Hospital Association.
(g) Veterinary specialty boards recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
(h) Conferences offered by regional or allied organizations recognized by AAVSB.
(i) The Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE).
(j) The Registry of Alternative and Integrative Veterinary Medical Education (RAIVE).
(k) The United States Animal Health Association.
(l) The American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians.
(m) The Washington state department of agriculture.
(n) A board certified veterinarian who is certified by a veterinary specialty board recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association when teaching a course within his or her area of certification.
(o) A veterinarian who is a faculty member of an accredited college or school of veterinary medicine when teaching a course within his or her area of expertise.
(2) Continuing veterinary medical education courses offered by the organizations, institutions, or individuals listed in subsection (1) of this section are presumed to qualify as continuing veterinary medical education courses for purposes of fulfillment of the requirements of WAC 246-933-420
without specific prior approval by the board.
(3) Other organizations, institutions, or individuals may submit course information to the board for determination whether the course qualifies as continuing veterinary medical education under WAC 246-933-401
for purposes of fulfillment of the requirements of WAC 246-933-420
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.92.030
. WSR 16-09-119, § 246-933-460, filed 4/20/16, effective 5/21/16; WSR 14-04-020, § 246-933-460, filed 1/27/14, effective 2/27/14; WSR 07-19-130, § 246-933-460, filed 9/19/07, effective 10/20/07; WSR 91-02-060 (Order 108B), recodified as § 246-933-460, filed 12/28/90, effective 1/31/91; Order 233, § 308-154-060, filed 2/16/77.]