Register October 2015 No. 718
Chapter VE 3
LICENSURE BY EXAMINATION FOR VETERINARIANS
Qualifications for licensure by examinations.
Ch. VE 3 Note
Note: Chapter VE 3 as it existed on September 30, 1989 was repealed and a new Chapter VE 3 was created effective October 1, 1989.
VE 3.01 Definitions.
As used in this chapter:
“Preceptor" means a veterinarian who agrees to supervise a holder of a temporary permit.
“Temporary permit" means a document issued to a person who has qualified to take the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination, is enrolled to take the next examination, and who shall be employed to practice veterinary medicine under the supervision of a preceptor.
VE 3.02 Qualifications for licensure by examinations.
The board may issue a license to practice veterinary medicine to an applicant who satisfies all of the following:
Submits an application form provided by the board which includes the applicant's notarized signature.
VE 3.02 Note
Applications are available upon request to the board office located at 2811 Agriculture Drive, P.O. Box 8911, Madison, WI 53708-8911 or at the website at www.datcp.wi.gov
Prior to November 1, 2000, passes the national board examination and clinical competency test. On or after November 1, 2000, passes the north American veterinary licensing examination.
Successfully completes an examination on state laws and rules related to the practice of veterinary medicine.
Provides a certificate of graduation from a board approved veterinary college which shall be signed and sealed by the dean of the school and submitted directly to the board by the school. Applicants who graduated from a veterinary college which is not a board approved veterinary college shall provide a certificate of graduation which is signed and sealed by the dean of the school and submitted directly to the board by the school, and evidence of successful completion of either the educational commission for foreign veterinary graduates certification program or the Program for the Assessment of Veterinary Education Equivalence offered by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards (AAVSB) which shall be submitted directly to the board by the AVMA or the AAVSB.
Provides verification of licensure records and status which has been sent directly to the board by every state or country in which the applicant has ever held a license or certificate to practice veterinary medicine.
Does not have a conviction record or pending criminal charge relating to an offense the circumstances of which substantially relate to the practice of veterinary medicine. An applicant who has a conviction record or pending criminal charge shall request appropriate authorities to provide information about the record or charge directly to the board in sufficient specificity to enable the board to make a determination whether the record or charge substantially relates to the practice of veterinary medicine.
All supporting documents shall be provided in English.
VE 3.02 History
Cr. Register, September, 1989, No. 405
, eff. 10-1-89; am. (3), Register, September, 1990, No. 417
, eff. 10-1-90; am. (intro.), (1), (2) and (4), r. (3), Register, December, 1998, No. 516
, eff. 1-1-99; am. (2), Register, May, 2001, No. 545
, eff. 6-1-01; CR 14-064
: r. and recr. Register August 2015 No. 716
, eff. 9-1-15.
An applicant may be granted a temporary permit before the board receives notice of successful completion of the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination, if the applicant provides evidence that the applicant is either scheduled to take the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination for the first time, or is awaiting results of the North American Veterinary Licensing Examination.
An applicant shall complete an application for temporary permit and submit the fee required under s. 440.05 (6)
The board shall receive written verification of employment signed and sent directly to the board by the preceptor.
The application and verification required by subs. (2)
shall be received by the board office at least 2 weeks prior to the date the applicant intends to begin work.
In order to provide supervision for a holder of a temporary permit, a preceptor shall do all of the following:
Delegate only those tasks commensurate with demonstrated abilities of the temporary permit holder.
Be available for direct communication with the temporary permit holder when the temporary permit holder is providing veterinary services. Direct communication shall be in person, by telephone, video conference, or electronic communication device.
A temporary permit shall expire upon any of the following:
Failure to take the next scheduled examination.
An applicant may be granted a temporary permit only once.
Any change or addition of preceptor shall be reported to the board by filing a new verification as specified in sub. (3)
Two board members shall review board records to determine eligibility of an applicant. If the designated members disagree, eligibility shall be determined by the entire board. Within 30 business days of determining an applicant is eligible for a temporary permit, the board shall issue a permit to the applicant. Notification of issuance shall also be sent to the preceptor.
VE 3.05 History
Cr. Register, September, 1989, No. 405
, eff. 10-1-89; r. (intro.), renum. (1) (a), (b) (c), (d), (2) to (6) to be (1) to (9) and am. (1) to (6) and (8), Register, December, 1998, No. 516
, eff. 1-1-99; renum. (1) to be (1) (a) and am., cr. (1) (b), Register, May, 2001, No. 545
, eff. 6-1-01; CR 13-032
: r. (1) (a), renum. (1) (b) to (1) and am., am. (5) (b) Register April 2014 No. 700
, eff. 5-1-14.