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1

Can Veterinary Technicians become specialists in an area of interest?

Yes

2

Can a vet assistant administer anesthesia in NYS?

No

3

Who is the father of Veterinary Technology?

Dr. Walter Collins

4

Who is responsible for accreditation of technicians programs?

AVMA

5

What year was the NYS Association of Animal Health Technicians formed?

1970

6

In European countries, vet techs are known as vet?

nurses

7

What year did the first animal tech class graduate in NYS?

1963

8

Does CT require licensing?

No, there is voluntary certification.

9

What is the Practice Act?

Regulations for the scope of practice.

10

In NY, who can do things that require a knowledge of veterinary science?

Only Vets and Vet Techs

11

Who is exempt from licensing in NY?

-Any student enrolled in an accredited vet tech program.
-EMT's under advanced training.
-Military personnel.

12

Limited License

Good for one year or until you can take your test and get the results. Also used for someone working towards a green card. Can be renewed once.

13

3 Types of Lawsuits

-Civil
-Criminal
-Malpractice / Regulatory

14

What must hold true for Malpractice / Regulatory suits?

-There has to be a valid client / patient relationship.
-The animal wasn't given treatment up to the standard that everyone else gives.
-Was the animal actually injured or done harm?

15

What is summary suspension?

Emergency suspension of a license.

16

Name 3 types of ethics.

-Personal
-Societal
-Professional

17

What are techs prohibited from doing in NYS?

-Surgery
-Diagnosis
-Prognosis
-Prescribe

18

When did AALAS begin certifying the 3 levels of on the job trained animal techs in laboratories?

1960

19

When was the first animal tech education program established and where?

-1961
-SUNY Delhi

20

When did the US for the 91T training program?

1961

21

Walter Collins

-Father of Veterinary Technology
-Fall 1964 becomes a faculty member in the Animal Science Tech Dept at Delhi.
-1967 becomes director of the program.

22

When does the AVMA Executive Board charge is council on education with establishing criteria for acceptable animal tech training programs?

1967

23

When is NYSAHT formed, and by who?

1970 by the Delhi graduating class.

24

When does the AVMA vote to accredit training programs for animal techs?

1972

25

When does NY pass the first law licensing animal health techs?

1976

26

When is the first licensing exam given in NYS?

1977

27

When is the first hands on practical given in NYS?

1978

28

When and where was the first ATNE given?

1986 in Maine

29

When does the AVMA approve the term veterinary technician?

1989

30

When did NAVTA declare the first national vet tech week?

-1992
-first time was third week of Oct (16-22) in 1993