Register April 2014 No. 700
Chapter VE 1
AUTHORITY AND DEFINITIONS
VE 1.01   Authority.
VE 1.02   Definitions.
VE 1.01 VE 1.01 Authority. Rules in chs. VE 1 to 9 are adopted under authority of ss. 15.08 (5) (b), 227.11 (2) (a), and 453.03, Stats.
VE 1.01 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1989, No. 405, eff. 10-1-89.
VE 1.02 VE 1.02 Definitions. As used in chs. VE 1 to 10:
VE 1.02(1) (1) "Accredited college or university" means an educational institution that is accredited by a regional or national accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
VE 1.02(1e) (1e) "Approved veterinary college" means a veterinary college which is AVMA accredited or approved and which is approved by the board at its annual review of veterinary colleges.
VE 1.02(1m) (1m) "AVMA" means the American veterinary medical association.
VE 1.02(2) (2) "Board" means the veterinary examining board.
VE 1.02 Note Note: The board office is located at 1400 East Washington Avenue, P.O. Box 8935, Madison, Wisconsin 53708.
VE 1.02(3) (3) "Client" means the person who owns or who has primary responsibility for the care of a patient.
VE 1.02(3m) (3m) "Complementary, alternative, and integrative therapies" includes a heterogeneous group of preventive, diagnostic, and therapeutic philosophies and practices. These therapies include:
VE 1.02(3m)(a) (a) Veterinary acupuncture, acutherapy, and acupressure.
VE 1.02(3m)(b) (b) Veterinary homeopathy.
VE 1.02(3m)(c) (c) Veterinary manual or manipulative therapy, i.e., therapies based on techniques practiced in osteopathy, chiropractic medicine, or physical medicine and therapy.
VE 1.02(3m)(d) (d) Veterinary nutraceutical therapy.
VE 1.02(3m)(e) (e) Veterinary phytotherapy.
VE 1.02(4) (4) "Department" means the department of safety and professional services.
VE 1.02(5) (5) "Direct supervision" means immediate availability to continually coordinate, direct and inspect personally the practice of another.
VE 1.02(6) (6) "License" means a document issued to a person by the board, after the person has met the requirements of ss. 453.06 (1), 453.06 (2m) (a) or 453.072, Stats., signifying that the person has met the statutory requirements to practice veterinary medicine in this state.
VE 1.02(7) (7) "Patient" means an animal that is examined or treated by a veterinarian.
VE 1.02(9) (9) "Surgery" means any procedure in which the skin or tissue of the patient is penetrated, pierced or severed for therapeutic purposes, except for activities identified in s. 453.05 (2). Surgery does not include giving injections or simple dental extractions that require minor manipulation and minimal elevation.
VE 1.02(10) (10) "Unlicensed assistant" means a person not holding a license, permit or certificate issued by the board.
VE 1.02(11) (11) "Veterinarian-client-patient relationship" has the meaning set forth at s. 453.02 (8), Stats.
VE 1.02(12) (12) "Veterinary prescription drug" has the meaning set forth at s. 453.02 (11), Stats.
VE 1.02(13) (13) "Veterinary student" means a person enrolled in an approved veterinary college in a curriculum leading to a doctor of veterinary medicine degree.
VE 1.02 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1989, No. 405, eff. 10-1-89; am. (6), cr. (10m), Register, May, 1994, No. 461, eff. 6-1-94; cr. (1m) and (11m), am. (2), r. and recr. (11), Register, December, 1998, No. 516, eff. 1-1-99; CR 04-125: am. (intro.) Register August 2005 No. 596, eff. 9-1-05; CR 07-051: renum. (1) to be (1e), cr. (1) Register October 2008 No. 634, eff. 11-1-08; correction in (4) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6., Stats., Register February 2012 No. 674; CR 12-051: am. (7), r. (8) Register September 2013 No. 693, eff. 10-1-13; CR 13-031: am. (3), cr. (3m), r. (9), renum. (10) to (9) and am., renum. (10m), (11m), (12) to (10), (12), (13) Register April 2014 No. 700, eff. 5-1-14; correction in numbering in (3m) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register April 2014 No. 700.
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