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Recent Activities

March 12, 2020 – Utah Passes HB455 Through Both Chambers Utah has passed a bill establishing state certification for CVTs through the House and Senate, now awaiting to be signed into law by the governor. This is a prime example

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What Our Supporters Say

The veterinary nurse initiative is much needed. It will bring about necessary changes that the profession needs including a nationwide title change and a standardized credentialing process. It will make the profession equal across all 50 states and no longer allow un-credentialed staff to perform duties of veterinary technicians/nurses.

Ms. Jen Battiato LVT


About the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) The current veterinary technician credentials and credentialing systems, which vary state to state, have led to confusion for the veterinary consumer and within the veterinary profession of the important role our profession plays on

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