4741-1-01 OAC sets out the requirements for certification of
a registered veterinary technician initial application as well
as biennial renewal. The Board has modified the rule which will
enable the applicant to apply for licensure online.
4741-1-05 OAC provides the veterinarian prescriber direction
regarding the prescribing, administering and dispensing of drugs.
The proposed amendment clears up a clerical error to refer to
the pharmacy laws AND rules.
4741-1-06 OAC describes the method of giving public notice for
the proposal of adopting, amending or rescinding rules. This
modification permits for electronic means of providing notice.
4741-1-09 OAC provides direction for the euthanasia and disposal
of animals. The proposed modifications eliminates the requirements
"euthanasia elsewhere" before releasing the animal.
4741-1-11 OAC provides the requirements for continuing education
required for renewal as a veterinarian or a registered veterinary
technician. The proposed revision will mirror the national standards
set by the accrediting agency, as well as make it easier for
the licensee to obtain continuing education via the internet.
4741-1-21 OAC defines requirements for Recordkeeping. Due to
the major renovation of this rule, the current Rule will be
rescinded with the proposed rule being filed as new. The new
rule clarifies the requirements for documentation in the medical
4741-2-01 OAC describes the general provisions for a veterinary
business facility license. The modification mirrors the language
in the statute and clarifies which veterinary practitioner must
be licensed in Ohio.
Ohio Veterinary Medical Licensing Board is beginning to review
the following rules for their mandated five year rule review as
well as Rule 4741-1-21 of the Ohio Administrative Code:
4741-1-02, 4741-1-05, 4741-1-06, 4741-1-07, 4741-1-09, 4741-1-11,
4741-1-12., 4741-1-15, 4741-1-19, 4741-1-22, 4741-1-25 and 4741-2-01.
Once the board has reviewed, any proposed revisions will be posted
on the Board web site. Feedback will be welcomed regarding these
rules for review.