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News from the WV Board of Veterinary Medicine


  • DEA Practitioner Diversion Awareness Conference


    The DEA will be hosting a Practitioner Diversion Awareness Conference on either September 29 or 30, 2018.   With the new drug law changes, this class would be beneficial to Veterinarians and RVT’s.  This conference is Board approved for 7 CE hours for veterinarian’s regulation hours and 7 hours for RVT’s non-scientific hours.

    Click here to download the agenda.  

    Veterinarians with DEA permits can log on the below link to register but veterinarians that do not have a DEA permit and RVT’s, will need to call 202-307-7297 to register.

    • Choose "Meetings & Events" located on the right hand side in the middle of the page
    • Under "Upcoming Conferences" choose "September 29-30, 2018; Charleston, WV
    • Enter DEA number and choose "Register Now"
  • CAET - Approved Sedation Drugs

    Effective July 1, 2018, the following are the Board approved sedation drugs for Certified Animal Euthanasia Technicians:   Acepromazine Telazol Dexdomitor Click here for important information regarding these drugs.  Please contact the Board should you have any questions.
  • News Letter Correction - CAET Sedation Drug List

    On the July 2018 newsletter, the following is a typo : The CAET Board Approved sedation drug "Tetazole" is misspelled and the correct spelling is "Telazol".   
  • Criminal Background Checks for Veterinarian and CAET applicants New Requirement

    Effective July 1, 2018, and in addition to all of the requirements for licensure, an applicant for an initial license to practice as a veterinarian or a CAET in West Virginia shall request and submit to the Board the results of a state and a federal criminal history record check.
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