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Chapter 246-935 WAC

Last Update: 6/6/14

VETERINARY TECHNICIANS

WAC Sections

Definitions.
Applications—Veterinary technicians.
Grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of licensure.
Responsibilities of a veterinarian supervising a licensed veterinary technician or an unregistered assistant.
Animal health care tasks.
Eligibility for examination as veterinary technician.
Examination for licensure as a veterinary technician.
Examination review procedures.
Reexamination.
Examination procedures.
Frequency and location of examination.
AIDS prevention and information education requirements.
How to obtain a temporary practice permit while the national background check is completed.
QUALIFYING PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE
Purpose and performance of practical experience standard tasks and procedures.
Definitions.
Basic veterinary science knowledge.
Clinical/pathology and laboratory diagnostics.
Hospital standard operating procedures, instruments, and equipment.
Anesthesia and emergency procedures.
Pharmacy.
Public health, infectious diseases, and zoonosis.
Dental.
Imaging equipment and techniques.
Supervised practical experience and unlicensed practice.
Trainee.
Supervising veterinarian's attestation.
Forms.
CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Purpose.
Basic requirement—Amount.
Qualified organizations approved by the veterinary board of governors.
Self-study continuing veterinary technician education activities.
Exceptions.
PREPARATION AND ADMINISTRATION OF LEGEND DRUGS, NONLEGEND DRUGS AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
Citation and purpose.
Definitions.
Delegated nondiscretionary functions used in preparing, and the administration of, legend drugs, nonlegend drugs and controlled substances.
Controlled substance storage and records.
Maintenance of patient medical records.
Veterinary technician fees and renewal cycle.