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Public Petition for Rulemaking: Insertion of catherers by unlicensed assistants

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 Comment Title  Commenter
STRONGLY SUPPORT Sami Engle, CVPM, PHR  5/28/17  1:36 pm
Against. Strongly oppose LVT  5/27/17  9:32 pm
IV placement Shirley Bunting  5/27/17  4:18 pm
Support Danielle Shearer, Pender Veterinary Centre  5/27/17  12:17 pm
Oppose April Darnell, LVT  5/26/17  8:21 pm
Proposed regulation change re. placement of catheters Betsy Cooke, pet owner  5/26/17  6:18 pm
Veterinary care David Clark  5/26/17  5:24 pm
In support Erin Bagby  5/26/17  5:04 pm
Support Jonathan Bagby  5/26/17  5:04 pm
Support to lower veterinary bills Tristan Jenkins  5/26/17  5:03 pm
Support Jeremiah bagby  5/26/17  5:00 pm
Oppose for numerous reasons Patricia Haskins, DVM, MS  5/26/17  3:53 pm
Strongly Opposed Veterinary Professional  5/26/17  10:29 am
IV catheter placement by unlicensed assistants B Fawn Baker, Pender Veterinary Centre  5/25/17  9:07 pm
Support Strongly Allen Dahl, DVM  5/25/17  6:21 pm
OPPOSED LVT.  5/25/17  4:44 pm
support Jean Rofe  5/25/17  11:57 am
Opposed Kate Lipinski, LVT  5/24/17  10:47 pm
Support Mark R. Finkler, D.V.M.  5/24/17  9:47 pm
Strongly opposed! Licensed Vet Tech  5/24/17  8:23 pm
IV catheter Mesfin Tsadiku  5/24/17  7:53 pm
Support Jennifer Carrington vet tech student  5/24/17  7:28 pm
Support Jennifer Carrington vet tech student  5/24/17  6:53 pm
Support Jennifer Carrington vet tech student  5/24/17  6:44 pm
I.V. Cathater placement by non-licensed personel Jesse A. Webster, DVM Vinton Veterinary Hospital  5/24/17  5:59 pm
Oppose!!!!!! Denise  5/24/17  3:28 pm
Open Denise  5/24/17  3:27 pm
Support amendment to allow unlicensed veterinary assistants to place peripheral IV cats Dr. Jeff Smith, Mount Hermon Family Vet,  5/24/17  3:27 pm
Oppose LVT  5/24/17  3:21 pm
Support Aliene Laws  5/24/17  3:00 pm
Petition to insert catheters by unlicensed assistants. Aliene Laws  5/24/17  2:57 pm
Should unlisenced techs be able to place IV catheters Christine Martin  5/24/17  2:49 pm
Support Sarah Tompkins  5/24/17  2:21 pm
support! alex farley  5/24/17  2:20 pm
Support Elizabeth Perez  5/24/17  2:19 pm
Support Bamphiane Phongphouthai  5/24/17  2:18 pm
Support! Virginia Stirewalt, Pender Veterinary Center  5/24/17  2:18 pm
support! erica  5/24/17  2:17 pm
Support Ashley Stadnik  5/24/17  2:16 pm
support! Paul Schmidlen  5/24/17  2:13 pm
Support amendment Ravee Padte, DVM  5/24/17  8:57 am
Strongly oppose Ne'Chelle Mays, LVT  5/24/17  8:02 am
OPPOSE Michaela Grant, LVT at Pet Care Veterinary Hospital  5/23/17  11:10 pm
Strongly Oppose Lara Bayles, LVT  5/23/17  10:49 pm
Oppose Terry Keesee  5/23/17  7:08 pm
Oppose Travis Elliott  5/23/17  6:02 pm
As an very progressive small business owner and a busy DVM, a totally support this. Dr Mary Corey  5/23/17  4:53 pm
OPPOSE Katie Manuel  5/23/17  2:59 pm
IV Catheter Placement Alfred Brooks DVM  5/23/17  2:58 pm
Strongly support Sandy Christmus, DVM; Oakton-Vienna Veterinary Hospital  5/23/17  2:49 pm
Absolutely support Kellie  5/23/17  1:55 pm
iv catheter placement James Foley dvm  5/23/17  1:36 pm
As a Pet Owner, I support this effort JOhn Tinney - Pet Owner  5/23/17  12:50 pm
support Michelle Jackson, Pender Vet Trainer  5/23/17  12:43 pm
SUPPORT IV catheter placement by trained unlicensed assistants Mike Rolband  5/23/17  12:30 pm
Oppose Janice Annis, DVM  5/23/17  11:41 am
Common Sense Approach Sherri Krauss, LVT  5/23/17  11:39 am
Strongly oppose Dianne Irby  5/23/17  11:26 am
Strongly Oppose! Andria Davis, LVT; Center of Veterinary Expertise (The COVE)  5/23/17  10:48 am
Strongly support Jenifer Farrell VMD  5/23/17  10:43 am
Oppose as a DVM anon, DVM  5/23/17  9:58 am
Support until LVTs are more available Tanya Woloshin, DVM  5/23/17  9:14 am
I strongly support having practiced in rural VA where LVT would not work. Richard Price DVM  5/23/17  9:05 am
Strongly support!!!! Raelyn Lawrence, AMCL  5/23/17  5:14 am
Strongly Opposed Samantha Parsons  5/22/17  10:45 pm
Oppose! Michaela Lukin  5/22/17  10:13 pm
Do not support! All Techs work hard at getting their degree and veterinarian's should support them. Kristen Smith RT(R)  5/22/17  10:10 pm
OPPOSE Samantha Dunn, SVT  5/22/17  10:06 pm
Oppose Stephanie Laws  5/22/17  9:54 pm
Strongly disagree!! Amanda Reed LVT  5/22/17  9:49 pm
With Pre-hospital support Animal Emergency Critical Care, The LifeCentre  5/22/17  8:49 pm
Support Kelly Esch, DVM  5/22/17  6:48 pm
Verifiable, credentialed, and standardized training Matthew Kelcourse, DVM  5/22/17  6:41 pm
Opposed Meghan Blake, LVT  5/22/17  6:39 pm
Opposed Danielle Russ, LVT, BS, BA, AS  5/22/17  5:33 pm
Support the placement of IV catheters without a license. Betsy Henly,DVM  5/22/17  5:31 pm
Oppose Amber kingsley  5/22/17  3:43 pm
SUPPORT Elaina Turner  5/22/17  3:00 pm
Support Ritu Sharma,DVM  5/22/17  2:57 pm
IN FAVOR Clarendon Animal Care  5/22/17  2:52 pm
Support VCA Centreville Animal Hospital  5/22/17  2:50 pm
Yes - Supporting Experienced Technicians Anne W. Carr, DVM  5/22/17  1:45 pm
Vet Assistants placing IV catheters Melanie Smith, Hometown Vet. Clinic  5/22/17  1:35 pm
Support Carron Grant, DVM  5/22/17  12:52 pm
Very strongly support Blue Ridge veterinary Hospital  5/22/17  12:00 pm
Favor Mary Ellen Brown, DVM  5/22/17  8:51 am
Strongly oppose Anne Hudson, LVT  5/22/17  8:48 am
Support - consider certificate program Lara Bartl, DVM  5/22/17  8:18 am
Agree, John Hayes retired veterinarian  5/22/17  7:50 am
Oppose Christina Martin, DVM  5/22/17  6:10 am
Fully support! Amanda Phillips  5/21/17  10:22 pm
SUPPORT AMENDMENT DON POWELL DVM  5/21/17  6:52 pm
Insertion of catheters by unlicensed assistants DON POWELL DVM  5/21/17  6:50 pm
Support Amendment Sandra Bullins DVM  5/21/17  5:59 pm
Let's be clear Katie Grichtmeier VCA  5/20/17  5:47 pm
Pro IV catheter by assistants VCA Pets First Animal Hospital  5/20/17  1:17 pm
Oppose The Measure Phillip Sullivan, LVT  5/20/17  12:49 pm
it should be under the strict supervision of the DVM Tammy Truong  5/20/17  12:09 pm
Strongly oppose Stacey Shurtliff, LVT  5/20/17  5:15 am
Strong oppose. Elise Welker, LVT - VRC  5/19/17  10:18 pm
Oppose Stephanie Taylor, LVT  5/19/17  9:27 pm
Strongly oppose Sam Tisnado, DVM  5/19/17  9:02 pm
Oppose Kathy LVT  5/19/17  8:28 pm
Oppose Makayla Albert  5/19/17  6:40 pm
Veterinarian in charge Jerry goldfarb, DVM Fairfax Animal Hospital Falls Church, VA  5/19/17  6:36 pm
Strongly Oppose Jessica Triggs- VRC  5/19/17  2:32 pm
Oppose Ethan Morris DVM  5/19/17  9:29 am
I support the amendment Dawn Barton Vet Ass/Tech student  5/19/17  8:06 am
VALVT Requests BVM opposition VALVT  5/19/17  6:06 am
Oppose the change Lachlan Leach, LVT  5/18/17  9:41 pm
IV cath. placement, let Dr. in charge / and responsible for outcome/ to decide . Providence square veterinary clinic  5/18/17  9:39 pm
Oppose. People must be certified to do specialized task Elizabeth Alexander, King William  5/18/17  8:46 pm
Oppose Barbara mammarella, lvt  5/18/17  7:22 pm
Opposed Anne Norback, LVT  5/18/17  6:32 pm
Strongly oppose! Sara Jaeger LVT  5/18/17  6:14 pm
Certified Veterinary Assistants DrB  5/18/17  4:36 pm
Support amendment Matthew Uzzle, DVM  5/18/17  11:04 am
Opposes IVC placement by vet assistants Elena Cruz Vet Tech (license pending)  5/18/17  9:42 am
Vehemently disagree! Schanna W. Chilcote, LVT  5/18/17  9:35 am
Oppose Tiffany Asbury LVT  5/18/17  9:11 am
The profession has functioned for years training assistants,yes John Hayes, Madison Greene humane society  5/18/17  8:38 am
IV Catheter Placement by Non-Licensed Personnel Maria Brotten, LVT  5/18/17  8:29 am
Strongly support! This change.It is clear the majority of nahs are LVT. Staff can be trained! Dr linda jennings/ Brambleton veterinary Hospital  5/18/17  8:11 am
Strongly opposed Katelyn Moore, LVT  5/18/17  1:02 am
Strongly Oppose Janeen Schneid, LVT  5/18/17  12:29 am
Catheter placement by unlicensed people Barbara Hiigins  5/17/17  11:50 pm
Support. It's not that difficult, really. Dr Erin Drinkwater  5/17/17  11:14 pm
Oppose! Amanda Mason, LVT/RVT  5/17/17  10:39 pm
Opposed Lisa Miller, LVT  5/17/17  10:19 pm
Strongly opposed Jennifer Hagar BS, LVT, VTS (ECC)  5/17/17  10:11 pm
Insertion of catheters by unlicensed trained staff in a veterinary hospital- I support Dr Mike Strickland  5/17/17  10:08 pm
Opposed Jessica Spruill, LVT  5/17/17  9:51 pm
Opposed Jessica Spruill, LVT  5/17/17  9:48 pm
Oppose Christine Milton, LVT  5/17/17  9:32 pm
Placement of IV catheters by vet assistants Kelley Corcoran, Vet Vision  5/17/17  9:18 pm
Strongly oppose Jeff Waller, LVT student  5/17/17  9:08 pm
IVC Sherry Grochmal  5/17/17  8:39 pm
LVTs to place IVCs only Crystal Davis, LVT  5/17/17  8:37 pm
Petition Deanna Hill, LVT  5/17/17  8:35 pm
Strongly Opposed Linda Harris, LVT  5/17/17  8:26 pm
Oppose- IV catheter placement by unlicensed assistant Eric's LaFramboise, The Hope Center  5/17/17  8:24 pm
Strongly oppose Steffany L. Swedberg LVT  5/17/17  8:10 pm
Strongly oppose Grovia Springham, LVT  5/17/17  7:57 pm
Strongly Oppose Elizabeth VanPelt, LVT  5/17/17  7:03 pm
Strongly oppose Lynn Nalepa, LVT, CCRP  5/17/17  6:22 pm
Strongly oppose unlicensed techs placing catheters. Only LICENSED vet techs should do so. Jen Zimmerman  5/17/17  5:59 pm
Opposed Kathy Joseph  5/17/17  5:17 pm
Strongly approve Dr. Andrea Sydnor, VCA  5/17/17  5:05 pm
Support Kevin Britt DVM  5/17/17  4:56 pm
IV catheter Dr David C Smith, Portsmouth Animal Hospital  5/17/17  4:48 pm
Over my dead body Steven Parker, Owner of four cats  5/17/17  4:46 pm
Support, CE course? Rachel Dodson, vet student  5/17/17  4:32 pm
opposed Beth Wallace  5/17/17  4:31 pm
Strong opposition to allowing unlicensed veterinary assistants to catheterize veins. All Living Things Dog Training  5/17/17  4:01 pm
support , support Donna Krochak DVM, CVA , VCA Alexandria Animal Hospital  5/17/17  3:24 pm
Support Lindsy Brockman, DVM  5/17/17  3:22 pm
In opposition. Spencer Nice, DVM Commonwealth Veterinary Clinic  5/17/17  2:45 pm
Oppose Jessie Pulley, LVT  5/17/17  1:28 pm
No, Oppose! Sharon Blodinger  5/17/17  12:53 pm
Support for IV Catheters Christina Betta  5/17/17  12:22 pm
Support Ashley Moye  5/17/17  12:14 pm
LVTs for catheter placement Matthew Kelcourse  5/17/17  12:12 pm
Support Shahinde Frederick,VMD  5/17/17  12:04 pm
No. I absolutely do not support this. Sierra Hall  5/17/17  11:57 am
I suport this. Dale H Sprenkel,DVM  5/17/17  11:27 am
Strongly support Dr. Nathan Higgins Cape Charles Animal Hosptial  5/17/17  11:11 am
I oppose Stephanie Weaver  5/17/17  10:56 am
LVT's are so much more Angela Griffin, LVT  5/17/17  10:51 am
IV Cath. Placement Dr B DVM  5/17/17  10:48 am
IV Catheter placement Kristen Keyser, Veterinary Technician Student  5/17/17  10:42 am
Do Not Support Hunter Dorman, DVM  5/17/17  10:34 am
oppose! Carolyn Aviles  5/17/17  10:32 am
http://www.townhall.virginia.gov/L/ViewPetition.cfm?petitionid=256 Rachel Colligan, D.V.M.  5/17/17  10:28 am
Support Michelle Samuel  5/17/17  10:16 am
Do not support Jenny Packard, LVT  5/17/17  10:09 am
IV catheter placement Destiny Coleman, VMD  5/17/17  9:49 am
I do not support this Janelle Powell (Hospital Manager), VCA Centreville  5/17/17  9:42 am
IVC should be placed by licensed technicians Melissa thomas  5/17/17  9:32 am
Are You Kidding Me???? NO WAY Ric Smith  5/17/17  9:32 am
Strongly disagree Crystal deville  5/17/17  9:13 am
Do not support Stephanie  5/17/17  8:55 am
Strongly Oppose! Kristin Garrett, LVT  5/17/17  8:22 am
Strongly oppose. Misty, LVT  5/17/17  7:37 am
I strongly oppose this ammendment for the safety of pets and the respect for Licensed Veterinary Tec Shannon Harker LVT  5/17/17  7:08 am
Do not support. Value patient care and the LVT education/degree/responsibility Kayleen Gloor, DVM  5/17/17  6:55 am
OPPOSE Wendi  5/17/17  6:21 am
Oppose Mackenzie  5/17/17  5:09 am
I support this will give more opportunities for others to learn different and new things Jude Broniszewski  5/17/17  12:51 am
I support! Ashleigh Poling  5/17/17  12:46 am
I do not support Jenny Collins, LVT  5/16/17  11:22 pm
no no no nancy blodinger  5/16/17  11:10 pm
Support!! Billie Ciotti  5/16/17  11:05 pm
Oppose Mary Alexandra Badley, LVT  5/16/17  11:00 pm
Oppose for the greater good and for the veterinary profession Dj Cannon, George Mason University  5/16/17  10:53 pm
Support-LVT value so much more than placing caths Len Rice  5/16/17  10:32 pm
Oppose Diana Koman, LVT  5/16/17  10:29 pm
Strongly Against This Petition Devon Cunningham, LVT  5/16/17  10:25 pm
Absolutely not! Shannon Collier, LVT  5/16/17  10:25 pm
Support Jane  5/16/17  10:24 pm
very much opposed Katie Grichtmeier LVT VCA  5/16/17  10:23 pm
Absolutely not in support of unlicensed person to place IV catheters. Laurie Skinner, LVT  5/16/17  10:12 pm
There is a reason for the Schooling! Trust Your LVT's! Donna Flye  5/16/17  9:57 pm
Do Not Support Jennifer Treanor, LVT  5/16/17  9:55 pm
Support Petition Jason Bollenbeck, DVM  5/16/17  9:38 pm
Support Amy Crowe LVT  5/16/17  9:36 pm
I am not in favor of allowing unlicensed personnel to insert IV catheters. Jerry Lane  5/16/17  9:36 pm
Do not support K. Jonah  5/16/17  9:32 pm
Divergence of DVM vs LVT opinions Ira Gordon, DVM  5/16/17  9:29 pm
Oppose J Hughes  5/16/17  9:19 pm
Do not support!!! Shawn Marr  5/16/17  9:18 pm
This is an awful idea Gordon Hurd  5/16/17  9:16 pm
OPPOSE Steph R  5/16/17  9:15 pm
Support!!! Michelle  5/16/17  9:15 pm
Support Desiree Hampton  5/16/17  9:13 pm
Oppose Rob Walker, DVM  5/16/17  9:11 pm
Opposed Rebekah Booth LVT, VVSA  5/16/17  9:06 pm
Do not support. Respect your LVTs training. Courtney Skinner, LVT  5/16/17  9:03 pm
I oppose Suzette flynn lvt  5/16/17  9:02 pm
Do not support. Each has worked hard for their titles. Signed, concerned Pet owner Cheri O'Leary-Saunders  5/16/17  8:58 pm
Opposed Lisa Scott, LVT  5/16/17  8:51 pm
OPPOSED to IVC placement by non-licensed assistants. Jessica L. Hurd, LVT  5/16/17  8:36 pm
Oppose LVT  5/16/17  8:23 pm
Do not support Heather LVT  5/16/17  8:22 pm
I am in favor of this ammendment Amy DeFries  5/16/17  8:21 pm
Opposed Russchelle King, LVT  5/16/17  8:16 pm
Support amendment Rhea Gibble  5/16/17  8:12 pm
Do no support Victoria Knight, LVT  5/16/17  8:10 pm
Oppose non-licensed individuals placing IVCs Caitlin Gilmore, LVT  5/16/17  8:02 pm
Do not support Valentina Colton, Tech Student NVCC  5/16/17  7:50 pm
Do not support Brian Penick  5/16/17  7:45 pm
I DO NOT support unlicensed staff placing IVC Celia Hoover, LVT  5/16/17  7:40 pm
Support.. years of experience trumps a degree in my book.. Heather Territo  5/16/17  7:27 pm
Do not support Katie Baker  5/16/17  7:22 pm
I do NOT support this. Niamh across, LVT  5/16/17  7:03 pm
I support the legal transition to allow non LVT veterinary assistants to place IVC. Glynis McCorkle, Animal Emergency and Critical Carr  5/16/17  6:12 pm
Respect your LVTs' training and the industry Sherrie Pride LVT  5/16/17  6:12 pm
I oppose Wesley Lockwood, LVT  5/16/17  6:10 pm
Do not support Tammy MacLeod VTS ECC  5/16/17  6:04 pm
Support Jessica Taylor  5/16/17  6:02 pm
Support this amendment Ira Gordon, DVM  5/16/17  5:56 pm
Oppose Kaylyn Singleton, LVT  5/16/17  5:37 pm
Non-LVT catheter placement. Kristan Gutowski  5/16/17  5:35 pm
LVT - Against Brittany Little  5/16/17  5:27 pm
Do not support Amanda, LVT  5/16/17  5:18 pm
Assistants placing IV Catheters Joseph May, DVM  5/16/17  5:07 pm
VA placing catheters Bernardo L Soler DVM  5/16/17  4:55 pm
fully support Heather Prochnow, DVM  5/16/17  4:53 pm
Just say NO - unlicensed Staff should NOT be placing Iv Caths Christy Bell, CPC, LVT  5/16/17  4:48 pm
Support amendment Kristen Pence, DVM  5/16/17  4:35 pm
Do not support Kaylyn Singleton, LVT  5/16/17  4:31 pm
LAST POST FROM DR BRADLEY AT VRC DR BRADLEY - VETERINARY REFERRAL CENTER  5/16/17  4:06 pm
SUPPORT THE FULL DUTIES OF THE LVT, THIS CHANGE WILL DIMINISH PATIENT CARE THE VETERINARY REFERRAL CENTER OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA  5/16/17  4:04 pm
I DO support trained, non-licensed veterinary personnel to place IVCs Montine Zapf, DVM  5/16/17  3:59 pm
I fully support this amendment. Carrie Turnbull  5/16/17  3:40 pm
I DO NOT SUPPORT. Katelyn Jones, LVT  5/16/17  3:25 pm
Oppose; isn't school the 'training' for these things? Valerie Foos, LVT  5/16/17  2:48 pm
I do not support unliscened, untrained personelle placing catheters. Hallie Cole, LVT student  5/16/17  2:38 pm
In support of trained non-LVT staff placing IVC Sarah Brauning DVM  5/16/17  2:25 pm
do not support Teresa Strickler  5/16/17  2:05 pm
Opposed Glynn Dumelow  5/16/17  1:31 pm
Opposed Lisa Dumelow  5/16/17  1:05 pm
Fully support amendment Meredith Rash, DVM  5/16/17  12:50 pm
Opposed Taylor Stehno LVT  5/16/17  12:46 pm
Not in Support LVT  5/16/17  12:35 pm
Fully support Constance Feeley  5/16/17  12:26 pm
Do not support Christen Beahm, LVT  5/16/17  11:57 am
Absolutely do not support Rebecca Mathews, LVT  5/16/17  11:26 am
No Support (additional comment) Kelsay Bratton, LVT  5/16/17  11:20 am
Support Mark Newman, DVM  5/16/17  10:23 am
Strongly oppose! Respect education and LTV'S!! Samantha Silva, Veterinary Assistant  5/16/17  10:11 am
Agree with amendment Wes Parquette  5/16/17  10:03 am
Oppose Kasey Cox, Veterinary Holistic Care  5/16/17  9:51 am
Oppose Kasey Coz, Veterinary Holistic Care  5/16/17  9:49 am
Oppose Ashleigh Fairfield, LVT, CCRP  5/16/17  9:33 am
DVM's time will not be freed up as they argue Jessica Baughman  5/16/17  9:27 am
Absolutely not Marthe Thomas, Head LVT at VETSS  5/16/17  8:57 am
I DO NOT SUPPORT THIS! Heather Flippin, LVT  5/16/17  8:53 am
Not in favor. Mariah Welcher, LVT  5/16/17  8:45 am
Oppose Leslie Skinner, LVT  5/16/17  8:41 am
LVT Virginia  5/16/17  8:32 am
Oppose Tamara Hall LVT  5/16/17  8:00 am
Support Judy Downs VMD  5/16/17  7:54 am
Vote no! Value LVTs and their education, protect pets and your business Laurie Brill, LVT  5/16/17  7:37 am
NO TO THIS PROPOSAL Brigitte Davis  5/16/17  7:23 am
NO to this proposal Heather Wacome LVT, King William Veterinary Clinic  5/16/17  7:16 am
Only lvts to place cath Heather Gallagher LVT  5/16/17  7:04 am
No to unlicensed employees performing technical tasks. Lisa Banks, DVM  5/16/17  7:02 am
LVT Votes NO! Serena Rimli  5/16/17  6:58 am
Assistants should not be allowed to place IVC Christy Kent, LVT  5/16/17  5:39 am
I do not support this! LVT's go to school and spen 2 years studying for this. No way do I support th Jessica Richardson, CVA  5/16/17  3:41 am
Definitely YES! Allow assistants to place catheters. Sherry Meier, Animal Hospital  5/16/17  2:01 am
No thank you Jessica Maurer  5/16/17  12:44 am
Not in favor. Victoria M. Dever, LVT  5/16/17  12:42 am
DO NOT support. LVT's went to college to learn this skill. Cheryl Dellinger, LVT  5/16/17  12:36 am
Absolutely DO NOT support this appalling amendment Jennifer Clifford, LVT  5/16/17  12:04 am
I do not support this! I worked hard for my license and this is not in the best interest of our pati Jennifer Wilson, LVT  5/15/17  11:50 pm
Don't support this due to patient safety- concerned LVT Cody Redmond, Animal medical center  5/15/17  11:42 pm
Do NOT support! Bridgette French LVT  5/15/17  11:37 pm
I DO NOT SUPPORT THIS Carrie B  5/15/17  11:34 pm
I do not support this! Mary Arrington, LVT  5/15/17  11:24 pm
No do not support this Angela Ness LVT  5/15/17  11:14 pm
Strongly oppose. More problems than good Stephanie Nord  5/15/17  10:44 pm
Strongly oppose Kali Williams, LVT  5/15/17  10:39 pm
LVT votes NO! Kristen Aldrich  5/15/17  10:32 pm
Opposed to this rule change Lisa Kernaghan, LVT, VTS(ECC)  5/15/17  10:31 pm
Bad idea for a progressive profession Kayla Parrent, LVT  5/15/17  10:28 pm
Strongly Disagree Ashley Chustz  5/15/17  10:11 pm
Do Not Support, but do Encourage assistants to go to get a degree in Vet. Technology Taryn Singleton, LVT Practice Owner  5/15/17  10:06 pm
Definatley no Ashley rippey  5/15/17  10:04 pm
Oppose Amendment Jessica Spangler, LVT  5/15/17  10:03 pm
Definitely NO Caterina Calo, LVT  5/15/17  9:50 pm
Do Not Support Andrea Varidakis-Broyles  5/15/17  9:39 pm
Against the motion Ann Johnson, Hayfield Animal Hospital  5/15/17  9:35 pm
Animals deserve the best. Hannah Shaw, Kitten Lady  5/15/17  9:35 pm
Do Not Support Rebecca Fraenkel, LVT  5/15/17  9:34 pm
Completely support Angela Scott, DVM  5/15/17  9:33 pm
Value your L.V.T., SAY NO Kristin Wallace L.V.T.  5/15/17  9:27 pm
Strongly no. Dogwood/Bluepearl Richmond  5/15/17  9:24 pm
Absolutely not! Lauren Reed  5/15/17  9:12 pm
Not supported Kimberly Key, DVM,Bay Beach Veterinary Hospital  5/15/17  8:52 pm
Oppose Amendment Meghan Gum, LVT  5/15/17  8:42 pm
absolutely not jessica stevens, Lvt  5/15/17  8:42 pm
Absolutely not! Katherine Atran, LVT  5/15/17  8:38 pm
Do NOT support Lauren Burger LVT  5/15/17  8:26 pm
No no Molly Riley, LVT  5/15/17  8:23 pm
NO! Magen Barnes, LVT  5/15/17  8:14 pm
I support this measure Jon Amos  5/15/17  8:11 pm
I support this amendment. Brian Richie DVM  5/15/17  7:57 pm
I DO support this amendment. Lisa Osier-Rodrigo  5/15/17  7:49 pm
I support the proposal Lisa McFaddin, Independent Hill Veterinary Clinic  5/15/17  7:46 pm
No support Scott B.  5/15/17  7:40 pm
Horrible idea Kate Page  5/15/17  7:33 pm
Do Not support Kelly Murray  5/15/17  7:28 pm
I oppose this consideration. LVT's only. They should be appreciated. Respect education. Lee Lopez, Veterinary Assistant.  5/15/17  7:21 pm
Do Not Support S. Waudby  5/15/17  7:20 pm
NO! HUGE LIABILITY Sarah Tudor  5/15/17  7:15 pm
Bad idea Liz Hughston, VetTechXpert  5/15/17  7:13 pm
I disagree Angela Janney, LVT  5/15/17  7:11 pm
Do not support Emily Gordon, LVT  5/15/17  7:04 pm
I do Not support this amendment. Lisa Martin, LVT  5/15/17  7:00 pm
Do NOT support Brooklyn Finisecy, LVT  5/15/17  6:51 pm
I do NOT support this Candice Hammett, LVT, VRCC  5/15/17  6:48 pm
No support Jessica W. LVT  5/15/17  6:44 pm
No support Melissa brown, LVT  5/15/17  6:34 pm
No! Value your LVT's! April Hartz, LVT  5/15/17  6:33 pm
NO NO NO! Melanie Doyle, LVT  5/15/17  6:25 pm
No support Erica Mattox, CVT, VTS ecc  5/15/17  6:11 pm
Do NOT support Rebecca Phoenix LVT  5/15/17  6:07 pm
I do not support this Jamie Nicholas  5/15/17  6:05 pm
NO Emily Judy  5/15/17  5:56 pm
Support Amendment Experienced unlicensed assistants to place IVC under supervision Sharyl Mayhew LVT  5/15/17  5:54 pm
I oppose Tara Smith, LVT  5/15/17  5:52 pm
I DO NOT SUPPORT THIS Melissa C, LVT  5/15/17  5:48 pm
Approve with amendment. M.C.Kaski, D.V.M.  5/15/17  5:43 pm
Do not support Meg Thompson, LVT  5/15/17  5:41 pm
Oppose Amendment Claire Herrera, LVT  5/15/17  5:40 pm
Support Amendment Caroline Nothwanger DVM  5/15/17  5:38 pm
Do not support Cindy Charbonneau, DVM  5/15/17  5:37 pm
Do NOT support Ori Scislowicz, LVT  5/15/17  5:27 pm
Do not support Becky Brubaker LVT  5/15/17  5:25 pm
IV Catheter placement Katie Ala, LVT  5/15/17  5:24 pm
Do not Support- Poor proposal for the LVTs and the animals Mia Lee, DVM  5/15/17  5:20 pm
Do not support. Should be doing more to appropriately value LVTs Alan C Thompson, DVM  5/15/17  5:20 pm
Absolutely No Support Terri D Warren LVT  5/15/17  5:19 pm
Do not support!!! Jessica Evans LVT  5/15/17  5:18 pm
No Amy, RVT/LVT  5/15/17  5:15 pm
Do Not Support Nicole Tougas, LVT  5/15/17  5:11 pm
Absolutely NOT Tracy Biel, LVT  5/15/17  5:11 pm
Do not support amendment Abigail Fishaw LVT  5/15/17  5:05 pm
A really bad idea. Jessica Baughman LVT  5/15/17  4:58 pm
IVC placement debate Gretchen Hedges, LVT  5/15/17  4:42 pm
Support ammendment Blair Hollowell DVM  5/15/17  4:26 pm
credentialed technician shortage Katy, LVT, VTS (ECC/Analgesia&Anesthesia)  5/15/17  4:24 pm
Do not support Amanda Morken  5/15/17  3:27 pm
Perspective from an LVT in training Sophie, NOVA Veterinary Technology Program  5/15/17  3:21 pm
Support Cath placement by non LVT Heather  5/15/17  3:19 pm
IV Catheters William J Price, DVM  5/15/17  3:10 pm
No Support Debra Piereman, LVT  5/15/17  3:06 pm
No Support Kelsay Bratton, LVT  5/15/17  2:22 pm
Why not. We can decrease the value of LVTs, harm their income compacity, and endanger our patients. Joseph Pollara, lvt  5/15/17  2:16 pm
No Support Natalie Pedraja  5/15/17  1:57 pm
Catheter placement Leslie Betterton, LVT  5/15/17  1:52 pm
Full Support Heather Reeves, DVM/ Banfield Pet Hospital  5/15/17  1:48 pm
Support of amendment Amber Lee  5/15/17  1:34 pm
Cather placement by non-licensed persons Amanda Forbed LVT  5/15/17  12:31 pm
Cather placement by non-licensed persons VaLVT  5/15/17  12:30 pm
Having unlicensed properly trained assistants able to put in IV catheters. Karen J Thomason DVM/ Blue Ridge Veterinary Hospital  5/15/17  12:25 pm
IVC placement by trained veterinary assistants Kristen Washington  5/15/17  11:36 am
IV catheter placement Megan Shepherd, Virginia Tech  5/15/17  11:30 am
Placement of IV catheters Margaret J Rucker, DVM  5/15/17  11:14 am
IVC placement by unlicensed professionals Brandi Barden  5/15/17  9:54 am
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