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1Sophia Iwanski RossAC1706513VT101: Introduction to Veterinary TechnologyAssignment 03November . 2017American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) model practice act is a list of regulations that states use to determine what needs to be to become a register licensed veterinary technician. I live in Michigan. My state has adopted some of these regulations, but also some of their own. Every state will have their own regulations and credentialing rules under their administrative regulation. The AVMA has a board that consist of 7 people (5 veterinarians, 1 credentialed veterinary technician or technologist, and 1 member of the public.[AVM17] The state of Michigan also has a similar with all members, but they have more public members to make the board 9 instead of 7 members. The boards members help keep the regulations up to date.If the board does not find you credentialed to practice veterinary medicine, you cannot practice. There is an exemption to the rule, this is if you are in an accredited veterinary technician education program. With, the type of school you need to attend is one that is