WSR 15-12-094
(Veterinary Board of Governors)
[Filed June 2, 2015, 10:45 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 246-933-460, the veterinary board of governors (board) is considering amending the rule to include the Registry of Alternative and Integrative Veterinary Medical Education (RAIVE) in the list of approved continuing education course providers.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 18.92.030.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: RAIVE is an organization of board certified veterinarians with expertise in complementary and alternative veterinary medicine (CAVM). The board is considering adding RAIVE to the approved list of organizations that can provide continuing education courses so that practitioners have easier access to a variety of CAVM courses for their continuing education credits.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.
Process for Developing New Rule: Collaborative.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Loralei Walker, Program Manager, Department of Health, Veterinary Board of Governors, P.O. Box 47852, Olympia, WA 98504-7852, e-mail, phone (360) 236-4947 or fax (360) 236-2901. Stakeholders will be notified and invited to participate in an open public rules workshop and may submit written comments for consideration. Stakeholders will be notified via listserv and posting to the web site.
June 2, 2015
Kathy Schmitt
Deputy Director
Office of Health
Professions and Facilities