Directions: Be sure to make an electronic copy of your answer before submitting it to Ashworth College for
grading. Unless otherwise stated, answer in complete sentences, and be sure to use correct English
spelling and grammar. Sources must be cited in APA format. Your response should be two (2) pages in
length; refer to the “Assignment Format” page for specific format requirements.
Compare the credentialing and regulation of veterinary technicians in the AVMA Model Veterinary Practice
Act with the credentialing and regulation of veterinary technicians in the Veterinary Practice Act and
Administrative Regulations in the state where you live. Ensure you include some general information about
each of the acts, highlighting the similarities and differences between the model practice act and the
practice act in your state. Information about what it means to become a credentialed vet tech and the
process to become credentialed in your state should be included.
Your essay should be at least 2 pages in length, double spaced. A list of references in APA format at the
end of your paper is also required.
The AVMA model practice act is available at https://www.avma.org/KB/Policies/Pages/Model-VeterinaryPractice-Act.aspx.
Links to the statutes and regulations for the states and provinces can be found at http://aavsb.org/DLR/ in
the “Board and Agency Directory” section.
Performing your own research and using additional sources is always an option.