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      RS 37:1542     


§1542.  Definitions

As used in this Chapter, the following words have the meaning ascribed to them in this Section unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1)  "Board" means the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine.

(2)  "Certificate of approval" means a certificate issued by the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine to a registered veterinary technician.

(3)  "Direct supervision" means instruction and directions requiring the physical presence of a licensed veterinarian on the premises.

(4)  "Registered veterinary technician" means a skilled person registered by the board as being qualified by academic and practical training to provide veterinary services under the direct supervision and direction of the licensed veterinarian who is responsible for the performance of that veterinary technician.

Acts 1986, No. 887, §1; Acts 1995, No. 73, §1.

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