Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 700-14-.02 - Direct Supervision

(1) Direct supervision means that the duly licensed veterinarian is on the premises and is quickly and easily available and that the animal patient has been examined by a licensed veterinarian at such time as acceptable veterinary medical practice requires, consistent with the particular delegated animal health care task.
(2) A veterinary technician working under the direction, supervision and control of a duly licensed veterinarian may provide the following animal patient care under direct supervision:
(a) Euthanasia;
(b) Administration of blood or blood components to animal patients;
(c) Application of splints and slings;
(d) Dental procedures including, but not limited to the removal of calculus, soft deposits, plaque and stains; the smoothing, filing, and polishing of teeth; or the floatation or dressing of equine teeth;
(e) Non-emergency intubations;
(f) Induce anesthesia;
(g) Maintenance of anesthesia;
(h) Assisting any duly licensed veterinarian in the measuring of quantities of medication, but excluding the dispensing, compounding, or mixing of drugs;
(i) Dental extraction not requiring sectioning of the tooth or the resectioning of bone;
(j) Perform central venous; and
(k) Perform arterial catherization/arterial collection.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 700-14-.02
Authority O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-1-25, 43-50-3, 43-50-21, 43-50-24.
Original Rule entitled "Direct Supervision" adopted. F. Oct. 5, 2006; eff. Oct. 25, 2006.

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