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Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Agency
Department of Health Professions
 
Board
Board of Veterinary Medicine
 
chapter
Regulations Governing the Practice of Veterinary Medicine [18 VAC 150 ‑ 20]
Action Acceptance of PAVE for veterinary technician licensure
Stage Fast-Track
Comment Period Ends 3/16/2022
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2/17/22  12:24 pm
Commenter: Amber Lee, Mountain View Humane

Agree
 

Yes, those who have gone through the PAVE process should be able to use these credentials to become a veterinary technician. Those who have gone through PAVE have been trained in the technical aspects of veterinary medicine, and should be able to use their skills to obtain VT licensure and help our animals in the commonwealth. In these unprecedented times of veterinary staff shortages, it is important to utilize all available and qualified candidates. 

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