18.92.021  <<  18.92.030 >>   18.92.035

General duties of board.

(1) The board shall develop and administer, or approve, or both, a licensure examination in the subjects determined by the board to be essential to the practice of veterinary medicine, surgery, and dentistry. The board may approve an examination prepared or administered by a private testing agency or association of licensing authorities.
(2) The board, under chapter 34.05 RCW, may adopt rules necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter, including:
(a) Standards for the performance of the duties and responsibilities of veterinary technicians and veterinary medication clerks and fixing minimum standards of continuing education for veterinary technicians. The rules shall be adopted in the interest of good veterinary health care delivery to the consuming public and shall not prevent veterinary technicians from inoculating an animal; and
(b) Standards prescribing requirements for veterinary medical facilities and fixing minimum standards of continuing veterinary medical education.
(3) The department is the board's official office of record.


Severability1986 c 259: See note following RCW 18.130.010.
Effective datesSeverability1981 c 67: See notes following RCW 34.12.010.
Site Contents
Selected content listed in alphabetical order under each group