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ASSIGNMENT 03 VT101 INTRODUCTION TO VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY 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 - Practice-Act.aspx . Links to the statutes and regulations for the states and provinces can be found at in the “Board and Agency Directory” section. Assignment Requirements Use the following format requirements on all submissions. Writing Style APA (American Psychological Association) Note: To find detailed information on APA manuscript style guidelines on the Internet, go to . Margins 1” all sides Paragraphs The entire document should be double-spaced on standard-sized paper (8.5" x 11") Headings Bold Type Style and Size Times New Roman, 12 point Software MS Word State of South Carolina
Student/Assignment Information The following information should be on the first page on the top left side of the page in the format provided below. Do not provide a cover sheet (unless the assignment requires one). Student Name Student Identification Number Course Number and Title Assignment Number and Title Date of Submission Grading Rubric Please refer to the rubric below for the grading criteria for this assignment.
Text Readings Principles and Practice of Veterinary Technology , Chapter 1 The Team Approach to Veterinary Medicine Regardless of their specific role, all personnel in the veterinary practice have a common goal—excellent care for their patients and exceptional service to the client (animal owner). As the owner of the patient, the client has the right to make decisions regarding the animal’s care. The client expects that the members of the veterinary healthcare team provide information to assist them in making such decisions. The responsibility for client education rests with all team members.

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