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The Knowledge Center is a resource library. Most documents have been written by NYSVMS legal counsel where a legal opinion, or an interpretation of current law, is needed. Some documents are password protected for NYSVMS members only.

 

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Connections Online

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Learn more on the stories included in Connections magazine.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
N/D 14: CE for public service legislation Link Administration 12/17/2014
N/D 14: Animal Dentistry legislation Link Administration 12/17/2014
N/D 14: Sample Power of Attorney form Link Administration 12/12/2014
S/O 14: Searchable Trial Database Link Administration 9/19/2014
S/O 14: Ca. Equine Event Biosecurity Toolkit  Link  more ] Administration 8/5/2014

Controlled Substances

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
General Questions on I-Stop Provisions Link Administration 8/27/2013
Obtaining a HCS account for unlicensed staff PDF (1003.02 KB) Administration 8/27/2013
How to apply for a HCS account PDF (909.44 KB) Administration 8/27/2013
NYSVMS provides additional information on BNE dail Link Administration 8/27/2013
BNE doesn't grant veterinary exemption  Link Administration 8/26/2013
Update on PPA Link Administration 8/23/2013
Disposal and Destruction of Controlled Substances Link Administration 8/21/2013
DOH Guide to Online CSI Program Link Administration 8/21/2013
Changes to CS Schedule - February 2013 - Tramadol Link Administration 8/21/2013

Disease

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Knowledge Center articles related to disease prevention like rabies, lyme, heartworm, safety plans, etc.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Canine Influenza Fact Sheet PDF (24.09 KB) Administration 4/23/2015
Imported Dogs with Questionable Documentation PDF (206.41 KB) Administration 6/26/2014
CDC Instructions on Reviewing Rabies Certificates PDF (81.58 KB) Administration 6/26/2014
Eastern Equine Encephalitis - Ag & Markets Letter Link Administration 8/22/2013
Rabies Immunization for Animal Handlers Link Administration 8/21/2013

DVM Licensure laws

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Knowledge Center resources about becoming a licensed veterinarian
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
60-day grace period for new licensees Link Administration 8/21/2013

Education

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NYSED Spay/Neuter CE Fact Sheet PDF (621.42 KB) Administration 2/16/2017
NYSED CE Frequently Asked Questions Link Administration 10/18/2013
NYSED Approved CE Providers Link Administration 10/18/2013

Forms

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Forms related to the practice of veterinary medicine: Pet Lemon law, DEA registration, consent form, hospital admission form
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Hospital Admission Form Link Administration 12/12/2014
AVMA Model Consent Form Link Administration 12/12/2014
Unfit for Purchase Pet Lemon Form Link Administration 8/21/2013

Hospital Staff: LVTs, Unlicensed Employees

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
LVT perform euthanasia PDF (392.15 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
Animal Massage PDF (303.3 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
LVTs Performing Laser Therapy PDF (255.92 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
LVT/Unlicensed Personnel Duties PDF (211.81 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
Vet Tech Long Distance Learning PDF (215.74 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
Restraining Animals in X-ray Link Administration 10/22/2013

Medical Records

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Knowledge Center articles related to veterinary medical records
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Who owns patient records? Link Administration 12/12/2014
Best Practices - Medical Records Link Administration 8/22/2013
Veterinary Medical Records FAQ Link Administration 8/21/2013

NYSVMS

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
HVVMS Equine program PDF (194.5 KB) Administration 11/27/2017
NYSVMS 2016 Infographic PDF (358.79 KB) Administration 9/13/2017
Regulations Spay/Neuter PDF (370.94 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
Declaw Legislation Position Paper PDF (274.26 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
Microchipping Policy PDF (273.71 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
Funding Licensure Boards Position paper PDF (230.43 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
Corporate Practice Position Paper PDF (265.05 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
Liability for Reporting Abuse Position Paper PDF (372.36 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
Devocalization Position paper PDF (308.27 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
Names of Species Position Paper PDF (450.63 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
Out of State Specialists Position Paper PDF (356.37 KB) Administration 9/6/2017
Map of Hall of Vet Health PDF (1.75 MB) Administration 8/17/2017
2017 Legislative Wrap Up PDF (4.34 MB) Administration 8/15/2017
Memo of Support Expedited adoption of cats PDF (347.35 KB) Administration 6/6/2017
Memo of Support Shelter Registry PDF (338.62 KB) Administration 6/6/2017
Memo of Opp Emergency Medical Personnel PDF (334.95 KB) Administration 6/6/2017
NYSVMS 2017 Media Kit PDF (157.83 KB) Administration 11/30/2016
Memo of Opp Declaw PDF (215.18 KB) Administration 10/11/2016
Memo of Opp Buoy's Law PDF (261.64 KB) Administration 10/11/2016
NYSVMS Awards List PDF (398.45 KB) Administration 10/7/2016
NYSVMS Anti-Trust Statement PDF (153.88 KB) Administration 9/19/2016
HVH Certificate PDF (187.47 KB) Administration 7/11/2016
NYSVMS Website Privacy Policy PDF (116.39 KB) Administration 6/30/2016
NYSVMS Website Terms of Use PDF (184.7 KB) Administration 6/30/2016
Use of Microbials PDF (1.19 MB) Administration 11/20/2015
Cyanobacteria Blooms Fact Sheet PDF (111.36 KB) Administration 7/15/2015
How to Fight Cyberbullying PDF (1.99 MB) Administration 4/29/2015
Take the LEAP! Join NYSVMS Link Administration 8/21/2013
GRLN - Grassroots Legislative Network Link Administration 8/21/2013
NYSVMS by the Numbers Link Administration 8/21/2013

NYSVMS Publications

Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Sept Oct 2017 PDF (5.05 MB) Administration 10/19/2017
2015 Nov Dec PDF (6.57 MB) Administration 9/7/2017
2015 Sept Oct PDF (4.05 MB) Administration 9/7/2017
2015 July August PDF (5.99 MB) Administration 9/7/2017
July August 2017 PDF (4.84 MB) Administration 8/15/2017
May June 2017 PDF (3.51 MB) Administration 8/15/2017
Mar Apr 2017 PDF (3.85 MB) Administration 4/11/2017
Jan Feb 2017 PDF (5.29 MB) Administration 2/16/2017
Nov Dec 2016 PDF (4.06 MB) Administration 12/20/2016
Sept Oct 2016 PDF (3.51 MB) Administration 10/11/2016
July August 2016 PDF (5.39 MB) Administration 7/29/2016
May June 2016 PDF (7.45 MB) Administration 6/9/2016
Mar Apr 2016 PDF (6.99 MB) Administration 4/15/2016
Jan Feb 2016 PDF (5.06 MB) Administration 2/9/2016
2015 May June PDF (6.37 MB) Administration 6/22/2015
2015 March April PDF (4.45 MB) Administration 4/28/2015
2015 January February PDF (7.25 MB) Administration 2/25/2015
2014 November December PDF (9.16 MB) Administration 2/25/2015
2014 September October PDF (9.04 MB) Administration 10/6/2014
2014 July August PDF (2.6 MB) Administration 7/18/2014
2014 May June PDF (2.8 MB) Administration 7/18/2014
2014 March April PDF (2.94 MB) Administration 7/18/2014
2014 January February PDF (2.04 MB) Administration 7/18/2014

Pharmacy

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Contains Knowledge Center articles related to pharmacy, pet medications, compounding, controlled substances and other topics related to drugs.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Online Pharmacies PDF (59.44 KB) Administration 10/7/2016
Partnering Online Pharmacies PDF (50.21 KB) Administration 10/7/2016
Electronic Prescriptions PDF (177.27 KB) Administration 3/31/2015
Can unlicensed staff prepare/dispense prescription Link Administration 12/12/2014
Official NYS prescription pad Link Administration 4/22/2014
Prescription Drug Reform Act (I-STOP) Link Administration 8/21/2013
Prescription Drug FAQ Link Administration 8/21/2013
Federal and State Regulations on Compounding Link Administration 8/21/2013

Veterinary Practice Management

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Articles related to the business of owning/managing a veterinary hospital/clinic
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
Compensation for microchipping in pet stores PDF (327.96 KB) Administration 9/7/2017
Whistleblower Policy for Vets PDF (264.24 KB) Administration 9/7/2017
Advertising PDF (298.89 KB) Administration 9/7/2017
New York State Labor Changes PDF (155.47 KB) Administration 11/23/2016
Mobile Veterinarians PDF (50.85 KB) Administration 10/7/2016
Medical Records PDF (71.44 KB) Administration 10/7/2016
Death of a Veterinarian PDF (63.94 KB) Administration 10/7/2016
Abandoned Animals PDF (50.34 KB) Administration 10/7/2016
Professional Misconduct PDF (101.98 KB) Administration 10/7/2016
Disaster Preparedness for the Whole Family PDF (478.38 KB) Administration 5/6/2015
Euthanization request in a client's will Link Administration 12/12/2014
Power of Attorney questions Link Administration 12/12/2014
Disposal of Unclaimed Animal Remains Link Administration 12/12/2014
Annual Wage Notice Requirement eliminated PDF (322.32 KB) Administration 6/26/2014
Selling or Closing a Veterinary Practice Link Administration 4/30/2014
Guide to NYS Sales Tax Link Administration 8/21/2013
Sales Tax on Cremation Link Administration 8/21/2013
Duty to Attend - Can a Vet Withdraw from a Case? Link Administration 8/21/2013
Record Retention Schedule Link Administration 8/21/2013
Wage Theft Prevention Act Link Administration 8/21/2013
Advertising FAQ Link Administration 8/21/2013

VFAP

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Resources, including current standards, for Veterinary Facility Accreditation Program.
Standards current as of 2012.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
VFAP Brochure Link Administration 8/21/2013
VFAP Accredited Hospitals Link Administration 8/21/2013
VFAP Evaluation Video Link Administration 8/21/2013
VFAP Standards 2012 PDF (585.86 KB)  more ] Administration 5/19/2013
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