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15.14.16.00.htm 15.14.16.00. Title 15 DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Subtitle 14 BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICAL EXAMINERS Chapter 16 Continuing Education Requirements for Registered Veterinary Technicians Authority: Agriculture Article, §2-309, Annotated Code of Maryland
15.14.16.01.htm 15.14.16.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter applies to any person registered to practice veterinary technology in the State..
15.14.16.02.htm 15.14.16.02. 02 Definitions.. A. "AVMA" means the American Veterinary Medical Association.. B. "Board" means the Maryland State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.. C. "Committee" means the Veterinary Technician Committee of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.
15.14.16.03.htm 15.14.16.03. 03 Registration Renewal.. A. Except as provided in §B of this regulation, the Board may not renew a veterinary technician's registration unless that veterinary technician has earned 24 credit hours of continuing professional education during the:1) 36 months preceding the beginning of the new registration period; or. 2) 72 months preceding the beginning of the new registration period provided, however, that any credit hours earned before the 36 months preceding the
15.14.16.04.htm 15.14.16.04. 04 Accreditation.. A. Accreditation of continuing education courses by the Committee shall be based upon content. Continuing education courses shall be directed towards improvement, advancement, enhancement, and extension of professional skills and knowledge relating to the practice of veterinary technology.B. Credit may be approved for the following:. 1) Continuing veterinary technician education programs given by colleges of veterinary medicine or veterinary technology appr
15.14.16.05.htm 15.14.16.05. 05 Credit Substantiation.. A. A veterinary technician shall keep an accurate attendance record of approved continuing education courses.B. The Board may request verification from a veterinary technician concerning the technician's attendance at any continuing education course.C. If a veterinary technician reports false or misleading information to the Board, the veterinary technician may be subject to Board discipline following a hearing.
15.14.16.06.htm 15.14.16.06. 06 Failure to Meet Requirements.. The Board may refuse to reregister a registered veterinary technician who fails to meet the continuing education requirements of this chapter. However, if a veterinary technician intends to practice veterinary technology over the next registration period, the veterinary technician shall renew the technician's registration not later than June 30 of each 3-year period by submitting to the Board proof of compliance with the requirements of this chap
15.14.16.9999.htm 15.14.16.9999. Administrative History Effective date: August 13, 2007 (34:16 Md. R. 1433). Regulation .03A amended effective June 29, 2009 (36:13 Md. R. 900).
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