.05 Maryland State Examination — Subject Matter.

A. Exam Format. The Maryland State Veterinary Technician Examination is divided into two parts:

(1) The VTNE; and

(2) The State Board Examination.

B. The VTNE, written by veterinarians and veterinary technicians affiliated with the AAVSB, AVMA, the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America and the Canadian Association of Animal Health Technologists and Technicians, tests a candidate's general knowledge on subjects relating to veterinary technology.

C. To pass the State Board Examination, an applicant shall:

(1) Read and comprehend the laws and regulations governing registered veterinary technicians in this State; and

(2) Sign a statement before a notary public or provide an electronic signature in conjunction with an online application developed by the Board attesting to this fact.