NOTICE OF THE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF VETERINARY
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NOTICE OF THE MEETING OF THE BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE AND SURGERY Cornhusker State Industries November 4, 2009 Conference Room 8:30 am 800 Pioneers Blvd Lincoln, Nebraska 68502 (For Information: Vicki Bumgarner, Health Licensing Coordinator, 402/471-2118) AGENDA 1. Roll Call 2. Adoption of Agenda 3. Investigational Reports – CLOSED SESSION A. Investigative Cases B. Probation Compliance Monitoring Report 4. Application Review – CLOSED SESSION 5. Applications for Licensure – OPEN SESSION A. Initial Licensure B. Reinstatement 6. Approval of Minutes of the Meetings – November 20, 2007; February 26, 2008; September 9, 2009 7. Presentation by National Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners – James Dalley, DVM, Retired Board Member and Rick Tubbs, DVM, Board Member (11:00 am) 8. Presentation by American Association of Veterinary State Boards – Cate Daniels, VTNE Program Administrator and Jessica Haendler, VIVA Program Administrator 9. Discussion With Representatives from NBVME and AAVSB A. Examination Retake Policies B. Attempt Limits for Licensure C. Other 10. Implementation of LB 463 11. Regulations Development - Licensed Animal Therapists 172 NAC 182 12. Report on AAVSB Annual Meeting – Gail Miller 13. NVMA Inquiry Regarding Application Processing Timelines 14. Financial Report 15. Continuing Competency Review 16. Future Legislative Concepts A. Temporary Licensure B. Exemptions to the Practice of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery a. Ownership of Companion Animals b. Definitions of Livestock, Domestic Animals, Pets, etc. c. Animal Shelters 17. Adjournment ***Lunch at noon, including continued discussion of items above*** ***OVER*** All items known at time of distribution of this agenda are listed; a current agenda is available in the office of the Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health – Licensure Unit, Third Floor, State Office Building, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, Nebraska. Notice: A tape recording of the meeting will be made for the purpose of preparing minutes of the meeting. Said tape will not be transcribed but will be available to the public until such time that the minutes of this meeting are approved by the Board. In accordance with the records retention schedule of the Licensure Unit, as authorized by Nebraska Statute, the Licensure Unit may dispose of the tapes ten (10) days after the meeting; however, staff shall retain the tapes until the Board has approved the minutes. If auxiliary aids or reasonable accommodations are needed for attendance at a meeting, please call Vicki Bumgarner with the Licensure Unit at 402/471-2118 (voice); or for persons with hearing impairments, please call 402/471-9570 (TDD) or Nebraska Relay System at 711 (TDD) prior to the meeting date. Advance notice of seven days is needed when requesting an interpreter.