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<a href="/GAC/700" title="700">Department 700</a></li> <li>&raquo; Chapter 700-15</li> </ul> </div> </div><div id="doc" class="container" xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:msxsl="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:xslt" xmlns:nll="uuid:{D3B28627-934D-41bc-8B7A-0549A8802FE4}"> <div id="doc-content" class="content"> <h1><nllchapter>Chapter 700-15 SUPERVISION RESPONSIBILITIES OF VETERINARY ASSISTANTS</nllchapter></h1> <h2><a href="/GAC/700-15-.01" name="700-15-.01" title="700-15-.01">Rule 700-15-.01 Immediate Supervision</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.01(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Immediate Supervision means that the duly licensed veterinarian is in audible and visual range of the animal patient and the person treating the animal. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.01(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A duly licensed veterinarian is responsible to assure that the following tasks being performed by Veterinary Assistants is under immediate supervision: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.01(1)(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Surgical assistance;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.01(1)(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Maintenance of anesthesia;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.01(1)(a)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Application of splints and slings;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.01(1)(a)4.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Dental extractions not requiring sectioning of the tooth or the resectioning of bone;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.01(1)(a)5.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Euthanasia;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.01(1)(a)6.">6.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Blood or blood componenet collection and preparation for transfusion;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.01(1)(a)7.">7.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Administration and application of treatments, drugs, medications, and immunological agents by IV routes;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.01(1)(a)8.">8.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Collection of urine by cystocentesis or catherization; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.01(1)(a)9.">9.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Administration of blood or blood components to animal patients.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/700-15-.02" name="700-15-.02" title="700-15-.02">Rule 700-15-.02 Direct Supervision</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.02(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Direct supervision means that the duly licensed veterinarian is on the premises and is quickly and easily available and that the animal patient has been examined by a duly licensed veterinarian at such time as acceptable veterinary medical practice requires, consistent with the particular delegated animal health care task. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.02(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A licensed veterinarian is responsible to assure that the following tasks being performed by Veterinary Assistants is under direct supervision: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.02(1)(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Intravenous catheterizations,</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.02(1)(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Collection of blood for diagnostic purposes; collection of feces: collection of urine by expression; collection and preparation of tissue, cellular, or microbiological samples by skin scrapings, impressions, or other non-surgical methods for diagnostic purposes;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.02(1)(a)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Dental procedures including, but not limited to the removal of calculus, soft deposits, plaque and stains; the smoothing, filing, and polishing of teeth; or the floatation or dressing of equine teeth;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.02(1)(a)4.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Routine laboratory test procedures;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.02(1)(a)5.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Radiology assistance including setting, positioning, processing and safety procedures;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.02(1)(a)6.">6.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Assisting any duly licensed veterinarian in the measuring of quantities of medication, but excluding the dispensing, compounding, or mixing of drugs; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.02(1)(a)7.">7.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Initiation of parenteral fluid administration.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/700-15-.03" name="700-15-.03" title="700-15-.03">Rule 700-15-.03 Indirect Supervision</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.03(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Indirect supervision means the duly licensed veterinarian is not on the premises but has given either written or oral instructions for the treatment of the animal patient and the animal has been examined by a duly licensed veterinarian at such times as acceptable veterinary medical practice requires, consistent with the particular delegated health care task. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.03(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A duly licensed veterinarian is responsible to assure that the following tasks being performed by Veterinary Assistants is under indirect supervision: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.03(1)(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Administration and application of treatments, drugs, medications and immunological agents by oral, IM subcutaneous routes excluding rabies vaccine for animals required to receive a rabies vaccine by Georgia law;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.03(1)(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Grooming procedures and non-invasive skin (topical) treatment;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.03(1)(a)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Handling of biohazardous waste materials.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.03(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A veterinary assistant working under the direction, supervision and control of a duly licensed veterinarian may provide the following emergency animal patient care under indirect supervision. <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.03(2)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Application of tourniquets and/or pressure bandages to control hemorrhage;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.03(2)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Resuscitative procedures;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.03(2)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Application of temporary splints or bandages to prevent further injury to bones or soft tissues;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.03(2)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Application of appropriate wound dressings and external supportive treatment in severe wound and burn cases; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.03(2)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> External supportive treatment in heat prostration cases.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/700-15-.04" name="700-15-.04" title="700-15-.04">Rule 700-15-.04 Restrictions</a></h2> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.04(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to permit Veterinary Assistants to do the following: <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.04(1)(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Make any diagnosis or prognosis;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.04(1)(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Prescribe any treatments, drugs, medications, or appliances;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.04(1)(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Perform surgery.</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.04(1)(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Perform a nonemergency intubation;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.04(1)(e)">(e)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Induce anesthesia;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.04(1)(f)">(f)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Perform central venous catherization;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.04(1)(g)">(g)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Peform arterial catherization;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.04(1)(h)">(h)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Arterial collection for any animal;</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.04(1)(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Administer a rabies vaccine to an official vaccinate; and</td> </tr> </table> <table border="0" width="100%" cellspacing="4" cellpadding="4"> <tr> <td valign="top" width="1%" style="white-space:nowrap;text-align:left;width:18px;"><a style="white-space:nowrap;" name="700-15-.04(1)(j)">(j)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Identify himself/herself as a Veterinarian Technician.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> </div> </div> </div> <div id="toc" class="sidebar noprint"> <ul id="toc-children" class="children"><li><a href="/GAC/700-15-.01" name="700-15-.01" title="700-15-.01">Rule 700-15-.01 Immediate Supervision</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/700-15-.02" name="700-15-.02" title="700-15-.02">Rule 700-15-.02 Direct Supervision</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/700-15-.03" name="700-15-.03" title="700-15-.03">Rule 700-15-.03 Indirect Supervision</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/700-15-.04" name="700-15-.04" title="700-15-.04">Rule 700-15-.04 Restrictions</a></li></ul> </div> </div> <!--content ends here--> <div id="footer" class="noprint"><span class="footer">Copyright &copy; 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