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AVMA
American Veterinary Medical Association
CVTEA
Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities
Objective is to accredit veterinary technology programs
Vet Tech Cannot perform the following
Diagnose
Prognose
Prescribe
Surgery
Father of veterinary technology
Walter Collins
VTNE
Veterinary Technician National Exam
Veterinary Technician
2 or 3 year AVMA accredited program, Associate in Science
National exam
Veterinary specialist
Registered technician
AS from accredited AVMA college
Must have specialty degree in a certain accredited feild
Veterinary technologist
Holds BS 4yr AVMA accredited program
Veterinary assistant
does not hold any accreditation or license
LVT
RVT
CVT
Licensed vet tech
Registered vet tech
Certified vet tech
Society
individuals interested in a specific discipline.
not recognized with title
Academy
individual receives recognition for completing qualifications for specialty
Veterinary specialties
the academy of veterinary dental technicians
the academy of veterinary technician anesthetists
the a academy of internal medicine for veterinary technicians
the academy of emergency and critical care technicians
the academy of veterinary behavior technicians
the academy of zoological medicine technicians
the academy of equine veterinary nursing technicians
the academy of veterinary surgical technicians
the academy of veterinary technicians in clinical practice
the academy of veterinary nutrition technicians
Dr. James Law
first professor to teach veterinary medicine in the US
Upton Sinclair
Wrote the novel "The Jungle"
Three Rs
Reduce
Refine
Replace
Ethics
the system of moral principles that determines appropriate behavior and actions within a specific group
crimes of moral turpitude
dishonesty
deception
interferes with justice
shoplifting
false swearing
embezzlement
crimes of depravity
murder
rape
drug dealing
assault
impaired professional
Animal welfare vs. Animal rights
welfare- human responsibility for animal well being
rights- philosophical view that animals have certain rights
Five freedoms
freedom from thirst, hunger, malnutrition
freedom from thermal, physical discomfort
freedom from fear and distress
freedom from pain, injury, disease
freedom to express normal behavior
ethical issues with dogs and cats
de-claw
tail docking
ear cropping
TNR
no kill shelters
human responsibilty that encompasses ass aspects of animal welfare
proper housing
management
nutrition
disease prevention
responsible care
humane handling
humane euthanasia
NAVTA
National Association Veterinary Technicians in America
Maintain technician license
10 hrs CE every two years
registration fees once a year