News from the Board

Call for Board Member Nominations

The Board announces that nominations for the position of Board Member will be taken by the Louisiana Veterinary Medical Association (LVMA) at the annual winter meeting to be held on January 26-28, 2024. Interested persons should submit the names of nominees directly...

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Online CE Limits in Effect

The Emergency Rules enacted during COVID expired in the Spring '22 and starting July 1, 2022, the Board reverted back to its regular rules related to continuing education hours. In so doing, a maximum of 50% of the required CE hours may be obtained online - which...

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Countdown to ’23-’24 License Renewals

The '23-'24 Renewal Cycle opens on July 1, 2023! All licenses and certificates issued for DVMs, RVTs, CAETs, and REDs expire annually on September 30th. Any license or certificate not properly renewed – with all Continuing Education hours completed and submitted along...

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Preceptorship Requirement for DVM Licensure Repealed

As its August 4, 2022 meeting (see minutes), the Board voted to discontinue the preceptorship program as a requirement for DVM licensure. The Final Rule was approved for promulgation by the Occupational Licensing Review Commission (OLRC) at its March 15, 2023 meeting...

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Online CE Limits in Effect

The Emergency Rules enacted during COVID expired in the Spring '22 and starting July 1, 2022, the Board reverted back to its regular rules related to continuing education hours. In so doing, a maximum of 50% of the required CE hours may be obtained online - which...

read more

Online CE Limits in Effect

The Emergency Rules enacted during COVID expired in the Spring '22 and starting July 1, 2022, the Board reverted back to its regular rules related to continuing education hours. In so doing, a maximum of 50% of the required CE hours may be obtained online - which...

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