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Said license shall expire on December 31 of the even numbered years and shall be renewable biennially in accordance with the Official Code of Georgia Annotated Section <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=43-50-40&amp;title=43#" target="_newtab">43-50-40</a> upon payment of the biennial license fees. Any licensee whose address changes must notify the Board in writing within 30 days of that change of address.</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="700-7-.01(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> The payment of the renewal fee for a licensed veterinarian on active duty with any branch of the armed forces of the United States shall be waived for a period of time not to exceed the longer of three years or the duration of a national emergency.</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="700-7-.01(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Any service member as defined in O.C.G.A. § <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=15-12-1&amp;title=15#" target="_newtab">15-12-1</a> whose license to practice veterinary medicine or as a veterinary technician expired while serving on active duty outside the state shall be permitted to practice veterinary medicine or as a veterinary technician in accordance with the expired license and shall not be charged with a violation relating to such practice on an expired license for a period of six (6) months from the date of her or her discharge from active duty or reassignment to a location within the state. Any such service member shall be entitled to renew such expired license without penalty within six (6) months after the date of her or her discharge from active duty or reassignment to a location with the state. The service member must present to the board a copy of the official military orders or a written verification signed by the service members commanding officer to waive any charges.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/700-7-.02" name="700-7-.02" title="700-7-.02">Rule 700-7-.02 Reinstatement of Expired Licenses</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="700-7-.02(1)">(1)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A veterinary or veterinary technician license which has not been renewed by the end of the March 31<SUP>st</SUP> late renewal period shall be administratively lapsed for failure to renew. Such failure to renew shall have the same force and effect as a revocation of said license as provided in Sec. <a href="https://links.casemakerlegal.com/states/ga/books/Code_of_Georgia/browse?ci=25&amp;id=gasos&amp;codesec=43-1-19&amp;title=43#43-1-19(1)" target="_newtab">43-1-19(1)</a> of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated. Licenses that have been administratively lapsed for failure to renew, must be reinstated at the Board's discretion.</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="700-7-.02(2)">(2)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> For purposes of this regulation, the administrative lapsing of license for failure to renew shall not be treated as a disciplinary action or contested case.</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="700-7-.02(3)">(3)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Any licensed veterinarian or veterinary technician in Georgia who fails to renew said license for a period of three years or more shall be required, before reinstatement of said license, to submit a detailed resume of such licensee's work experience since the date said license was renewed and in good standing. If the individual has been practicing outside of Georgia, he/she must furnish a statement from a recognized licensing jurisdiction regarding the state of licensure in such locale.</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="700-7-.02(4)">(4)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> An individual seeking reinstatement may be required to furnish additional information to show that he/she has kept abreast of veterinary medical or veterinary technology practice and that he/she neither had his/her veterinarian/veterinary technician license revoked in another state nor has he/she been charged with or convicted of a crime.</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="700-7-.02(5)">(5)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Upon evaluation of such information, the Board may reinstate said license, or at its discretion condition reinstatement of said license upon conditions acceptable to the Board.</td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/700-7-.03" name="700-7-.03" title="700-7-.03">Rule 700-7-.03 Continuing Veterinary Education</a></h2> <P>The Georgia State Board of Veterinary Medicine in accordance with the provisions of State Law and for the purpose of establishing certain minimum standards for continuing education in the best interest of and for the protection of the public health, safety and welfare hereby adopts the following rule:</P> <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="700-7-.03(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> General Requirements: <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="700-7-.03(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Each veterinarian licensed to practice in the State of Georgia must obtain thirty (30) hours of Board approved continuing education per biennium for license renewal. Effective January 1, 2009, of the thirty (30) hours required, two (2) per renewal period must be acquired in Georgia laws, rules and professionalism. Effective January 1, 2011, of the two (2) hours; one (1) must be acquired in person. Georgia licensees who do not practice in the State of Georgia are not required to meet the two (2) hour requirement in Georgia laws, rules and professionalism.</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="700-7-.03(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> At the time of license renewal, each veterinarian shall certify to the Georgia State Board of Veterinary Medicine that he/she has completed the continuing education required for license renewal.</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="700-7-.03(a)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A veterinarian licensed during the first year of a biennium must obtain fifteen (15) hours of continuing education and is not required to meet the two (2) hour requirement in Georgia laws, rules and professionalism. A veterinarian licensed during the second year of a biennium is exempt from obtaining continuing education for that renewal period. After this time period, the entire thirty (30) hours is required for each renewal.</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="700-7-.03(a)4.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> In the event that a veterinarian fails to verify or submit documentation of continuing education credits at the same time of renewal of his/her license, the Board will not process his/her renewal until continuing education requirements have been met and proof of such has been received and approved by the Board. If documentation of continuing education is requested and not received by the Board prior to the expiration date, the license will expire.</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="700-7-.03(a)5.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A veterinarian may not carry over continuing education credits from one biennium license renewal period to the next.</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="700-7-.03(a)6.">6.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Each veterinarian must maintain a record of credit hours earned and proof of attendance of such hours for a period of three years from the date of the preceding renewal period and must provide the Board with said documentation upon request.</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="700-7-.03(a)7.">7.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Veterinarians who attend programs where more than one course is taught must maintain proof of the courses attended and the number of hours awarded for each course.</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="700-7-.03(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Approved Continuing Education Programs and Hours: <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="700-7-.03(b)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Blanket approval is awarded to any National, State and International veterinary association meetings, United States Department of Agriculture and Georgia Department of Agriculture sponsored meeting, Board Certified Specialties programs recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association, all AVMA accredited veterinary college or school sponsored classes and programs, all AAVSB RACE approved programs, any GVMA constituent organization programs, AAHA programs, programs sponsored by the United States or Southern Animal Health Association and any course approved by another state board. Blanket approval does not apply to any continuing education programs on Georgia laws, rules and professionalism.</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="700-7-.03(b)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Prior approval must be granted for any courses not offered by a blanket approved organization. Such requests shall include 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="700-7-.03(b)2.(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> a detailed course outline or syllabus;</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="700-7-.03(b)2.(ii)">(ii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> a current curriculum must be provided for each speaker or lecturer;</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="700-7-.03(b)2.(iii)">(iii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the procedure to be used for recording attendance;</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="700-7-.03(b)2.(iv)">(iv)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the number of continuing education hours for which the course sponsor requests approval.</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="700-7-.03(b)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Credit hours may be earned as follows: <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="700-7-.03(b)3.(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> One (1) hour may be given for each 50 minutes of contact time. Seminars are composed of lectures or labs; welcoming remarks, business sessions, unstructured demonstrations or degree programs are not considered seminars.</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="700-7-.03(b)3.(ii)">(ii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Not more than three (3) hours can be for veterinary audio review. Three (3) hours can be for journal studies where follow-up testing is required. Fifteen (15) hours of interactive computer generated courses will be allowed. Follow-up testing is required.</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="700-7-.03(b)3.(iii)">(iii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Not more than five (5) hours for hospital management.</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="700-7-.03(b)3.(iv)">(iv)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A maximum of twenty (20) hours will be allowed for any one meeting</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="700-7-.03(b)3.(v)">(v)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A maximum of twelve (12) hours will be allowed per calendar day.</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="700-7-.03(b)3.(vi)">(vi)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A maximum of six (6) hours for veterinarians can be acquired through in house training at the licensees' place of employment.</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="700-7-.03(b)3.(vii)">(vii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A maximum of ten (10) hours can be acquired through in house training for veterinary faculty at AVMA accredited institutions.</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="700-7-.03(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Continuing Education Audit: <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="700-7-.03(c)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> During the renewal period, the Board staff will randomly select up to 25% of its licensees to audit for continuing education compliance. If selected for continuing education audit, each licensee must submit continuing education records to meet the renewal requirements for that license renewal period.</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="700-7-.03(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Provider and Sponsor Criteria: All providers and sponsors must provide the following information to the Board if they have not been awarded blanket approval: <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="700-7-.03(d)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Each sponsor or provider shall have an administrator whose responsibility is to maintain the criteria for quality in programming.</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="700-7-.03(d)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Providers shall use qualified personnel to develop and present the programs, which shall utilize appropriate instructional materials and resources.</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="700-7-.03(d)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Providers shall provide to the Board adequate advanced promotional information, material about target audiences, program content, faculty credentials and fees.</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="700-7-.03(d)4.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Providers shall provide a means of registration of the participants at each program and maintain a record of attendance for a period of three years from the date of the program.</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="700-7-.03(d)5.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Providers shall develop policies and procedures for the management of grievances.</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="700-7-.03(d)6.">6.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Providers shall provide each participant with adequate documentation of his/her successful completion of the program. The documentation shall include: <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="700-7-.03(d)6.(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Name and license number of participant;</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="700-7-.03(d)6.(ii)">(ii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Name of provider;</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="700-7-.03(d)6.(iii)">(iii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Name and title of program;</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="700-7-.03(d)6.(iv)">(iv)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Hours/CEU's completed;</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="700-7-.03(d)6.(v)">(v)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Date of completion; 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="700-7-.03(d)6.(vi)">(vi)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Authorizing signature.</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="700-7-.03(d)7.">7.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> All continuing education providers seeking approval of the continuing education program by the Georgia State Board of Veterinary shall submit a Program Approval Form for each program presented. These forms should be submitted 60 days in advance.</td> </tr> </table> </td> </tr> </table> <h2><a href="/GAC/700-7-.04" name="700-7-.04" title="700-7-.04">Rule 700-7-.04 Veterinary Technician Continuing Education</a></h2> <P>Effective January 1, 2010, the Georgia State Board of Veterinary Medicine in accordance with the provisions of State Law and for the purpose of establishing certain minimum standards for continuing education in the best interest of and for the protection of the public health, safety and welfare hereby adopts the following rule:</P> <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="700-7-.04(a)">(a)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> General Requirements: <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="700-7-.04(a)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Each veterinary technician licensed to practice in the State of Georgia must obtain ten (10) hours of Board approved continuing education per biennium for license renewal. Effective January 1, 2011, of the ten (10) hours required, one (1) per renewal period must be acquired in Georgia laws, rules and professionalism. Georgia licensees who do not practice in the State of Georgia are not required to meet the one (1) hour requirement in Georgia laws, rules and professionalism.</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="700-7-.04(a)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> At the time of license renewal, each veterinary technician shall certify to the Georgia State Board of Veterinary Medicine that he/she has completed the continuing education required for license renewal.</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="700-7-.04(a)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A veterinary technician licensed during the first year of a biennium must obtain five (5) hours of continuing education and is not required to meet the one (1) hour requirement in Georgia laws, rules and professionalism. A veterinary technician licensed during the second year of a biennium is exempt from obtaining continuing education for that renewal period. After this time period, the entire ten (10) hours is required for each renewal.</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="700-7-.04(a)4.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> In the event that a veterinary technician fails to verify or submit documentation of continuing education credits at the same time of renewal of his/her license, the Board will not process his/her renewal until continuing education requirements have been met and proof of such has been received and approved by the Board. If documentation of continuing education is requested and not received by the Board prior to the expiration date, the license will expire.</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="700-7-.04(a)5.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A veterinary technician may not carry over continuing education credits from one biennium license renewal period to the next.</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="700-7-.04(a)6.">6.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Each veterinary technician must maintain a record of credit hours earned and proof of attendance of such hours for a period of three years from the date of the preceding renewal period and must provide the Board with said documentation upon request.</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="700-7-.04(a)7.">7.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Veterinary technicians who attend programs where more than one course is taught must maintain proof of the courses attended and the number of hours awarded for each course.</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="700-7-.04(b)">(b)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Approved Continuing Education Programs and Hours: <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="700-7-.04(b)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Blanket approval is awarded to any National, State and International veterinary association meetings, United States Department of Agriculture and Georgia Department of Agriculture sponsored meeting, Board Certified Specialties programs recognized by the American Veterinary Medical Association, all AVMA accredited veterinary college or school sponsored classes and programs, all AAVSB RACE approved programs, any GVMA constituent organization programs, AAHA programs, programs sponsored by the United State or Southern Animal Health Association and any course approved by another state board. Blanket approval does not apply to any continuing education programs on Georgia laws, rules and professionalism.</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="700-7-.04(b)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Prior approval must be granted for any courses not offered by a blanket approved organization. Such requests shall include 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="700-7-.04(b)2.(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> a detailed course outline or syllabus;</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="700-7-.04(b)2.(ii)">(ii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> a current curriculum must be provided for each speaker or lecturer;</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="700-7-.04(b)2.(iii)">(iii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the procedure to be used for recording attendance;</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="700-7-.04(b)2.(iv)">(iv)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> the number of continuing education hours for which the course sponsor requests approval.</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="700-7-.04(b)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Credit hours may be earned as follows: <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="700-7-.04(b)3.(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> One (1) hour may be given for each 50 minutes of contact time. Seminars are composed of lectures or labs; welcoming remarks, business sessions, unstructured demonstrations or degree programs are not considered seminars.</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="700-7-.04(b)3.(ii)">(ii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Not more than six (6) hours can be for veterinary audio review or journal studies where follow-up testing is required. Five (5) hours of interactive computer generated courses will be allowed where follow-up testing is required.</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="700-7-.04(b)3.(iii)">(iii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Of the ten (10) hours, one (1) must be on Georgia laws and rules and professionalism. Georgia licensed veterinary technicians who do not practice in Georgia are exempt from the Georgia laws and rules and professionalism subject requirement; however the total ten (10) hours is required. Not more than three (3) hours for hospital management.</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="700-7-.04(b)3.(iv)">(iv)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Not more than three (3) hours for hospital management. A maximum of three (3) hours for veterinary technicians can be acquired through in house training at the licensees' place of employment.</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="700-7-.04(b)3.(v)">(v)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> A maximum of five (5) hours can be acquired through in house training for veterinary technicians at AVMA accredited institutions.</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="700-7-.04(c)">(c)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Continuing Education Audit: <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="700-7-.04(c)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> During the renewal period, the Board staff will randomly select up to 25% of its licensees to audit for continuing education compliance. If selected for continuing education audit, each licensee must submit continuing education records to meet the renewal requirements for that license renewal period.</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="700-7-.04(d)">(d)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Provider and Sponsor Criteria: All providers and sponsors must provide the following information to the Board if they have not been awarded blanket approval: <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="700-7-.04(d)1.">1.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Each sponsor or provider shall have an administrator whose responsibility is to maintain the criteria for quality in programming.</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="700-7-.04(d)2.">2.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Providers shall use qualified personnel to develop and present the programs, which shall utilize appropriate instructional materials and resources.</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="700-7-.04(d)3.">3.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Providers shall provide to the Board adequate advanced promotional information, material about target audiences, program content, faculty credentials and fees.</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="700-7-.04(d)4.">4.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Providers shall provide a means of registration of the participants at each program and maintain a record of attendance for a period of three years from the date of the program.</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="700-7-.04(d)5.">5.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Providers shall develop policies and procedures for the management of grievances.</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="700-7-.04(d)6.">6.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Providers shall provide each participant with adequate documentation of his/her successful completion of the program. <P>The documentation shall include:</P> <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="700-7-.04(d)6.(i)">(i)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Name and license number of participant;</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="700-7-.04(d)6.(ii)">(ii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Name of provider;</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="700-7-.04(d)6.(iii)">(iii)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Name and title of program;</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="700-7-.04(d)6.(iv)">(iv)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Hours/CEU's completed;</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="700-7-.04(d)6.(v)">(v)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Date of completion; 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="700-7-.04(d)6.(vi)">(vi)</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> Authorizing signature.</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="700-7-.04(d)7.">7.</a></td> <td valign="top" style="text-align:left" class="leftalign"> All continuing education providers seeking approval of the continuing education program by the Georgia State Board of Veterinary shall submit a Program Approval Form for each program presented. These forms should be submitted 60 days in advance.</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/700-7-.01" name="700-7-.01" title="700-7-.01">Rule 700-7-.01 Renewal of License</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/700-7-.02" name="700-7-.02" title="700-7-.02">Rule 700-7-.02 Reinstatement of Expired Licenses</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/700-7-.03" name="700-7-.03" title="700-7-.03">Rule 700-7-.03 Continuing Veterinary Education</a></li><li><a href="/GAC/700-7-.04" name="700-7-.04" title="700-7-.04">Rule 700-7-.04 Veterinary Technician Continuing Education</a></li></ul> </div> </div> <!--content ends here--> <div id="footer" class="noprint"><span class="footer">Copyright &copy; 2017 Lawriter LLC - All rights reserved.</span>| <a href="mailto:support@casemakerlegal.com?subject=Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia">Email Us</a> | 844-838-0769 | <a href="http://livechat.casemakerlegal.com/client.php?locale=en" target="_blank" onclick="if(navigator.userAgent.toLowerCase().indexOf('opera') != -1 && window.event.preventDefault)window.event.preventDefault();this.newWindow = window.open('http://livechat.casemakerlegal.com/client.php?locale=en&url='+escape(document.location.href)+'&referrer='+escape(document.referrer), 'webim','toolbar=0,scrollbars=0,location=0,status=1,menubar=0,width=640,height=480,resizable=1');this.newWindow.focus();this.newWindow.opener=window;return false;">Live Chat</a> </div> </div> </body> </html>