The following organizations have issued positions statements in support of the Veterinary Nurse Initiative

 

Academy of Veterinary Dental Technicians

The Academy of Veterinary Dental Technicians (AVDT) support the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) to pursue standardized credentialing standards, scope of practice, and the title of Registered Veterinary Nurses (RVN) for all credentialed veterinary technicians in the United States.  Read more……….

 

 

American Animal Hospital Association

“Veterinary nurse” is one step closer to being a legally recognized job title. In a future-focused move, AAHA last week came out in support of the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI). The AAHA Board of Directors voted to support the initiative during their October 2018 meeting. Read more……….

 

Blue Ridge Community College

The Veterinary Technology Program at Blue Ridge Community College supports the National Veterinary Nurse Initiative and the title change of Licensed Veterinary Technician to Registered Veterinary Nurse. Read more……….

 

 

 

Ethos Veterinary Health

Ethos Veterinary Health (Ethos) has developed a position statement in support of NAVTA’s Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI).   Read more……….

 

Harcum College

Harcum College and the Harcum College Veterinary Nursing Program support the effort of NAVTA to unite the profession under single title, credentialing requirement and scope of practice.  Read more……..

 

 

 

Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association

The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association (HSVMA) announces its endorsement of the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI), a coalition formed by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).. Read more……….

 

 

 

Indiana Veterinary Medical Association

The Indiana Veterinary Medical Association (IVMA) endorses the title  change of Registered Veterinary Technician to Registered Veterinary Nurse. Read more………..

 

Jurox

Jurox, Inc. fully supports the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).  Read more…

 

Lincoln Memorial University

The Lincoln Memorial University College of Veterinary Medicine (LMU-CVM) and Veterinary Medical Technology Program (LMU VMTP) supports the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).. Read more……….

 

 

MARS Incorporated

I am writing on behalf of Mars, Incorporated to provide our strong support for Senate Bill 2154, sponsored by Senator Mike Bell and currently pending in the Senate Committee on Energy, Agriculture and Natural Resources, which would establish…Read more……….

 

 

Murray State College Veterinary

The Murray State College Veterinary Technology Program supports the VNI and NAVTA, as they pursue a national credential change to Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN). Read more……

 

Michigan Association of Veterinary Technicians

The Michigan Association of Veterinary Technicians endorses the pursuit of the establishment of the national credential of Registered Veterinary Nurse by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). Read more……….

 

 

 

Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine 

The Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine (MSU CVM) supports the pursuit of the establishment of the national credential of Registered Veterinary Nurse by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). Read more………

 

 

Northern Virginia Community College

On behalf of the Northern Virginia Community College Veterinary Technology Curriculum Advisory Board (Advisory Board), we endorse the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) to change the title of Licensed Veterinary Technician (LVT) to Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN). Read more……….

 

Ohio Association of Veterinary Technicians

The Ohio Association of Veterinary Technicians (OAVT) supports the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). Read more……….

 

 

 

Oklahoma State University   

The faculty and staff of the Department of Veterinary Technology at Oklahoma State University Oklahoma City endorses the title change from Registered Veterinary Technician to Registered Veterinary Nurse…….Read more………..

 

 

Oklahoma Veterinary Technician Association

The Oklahoma Veterinary Technician Association supports the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America. For several years the veterinary technology and nursing profession has played a vital role in veterinary medicine. Veterinary Technicians have been a part of the Oklahoma Veterinary Practice Act since the early 1980’s. We are grateful for the support….Read more………

 

 

Patterson Veterinary

Patterson Veterinary today announced its support of the Veterinary Nurse Initiative, an effort by NAVTA to unite the veterinary technician profession under a single title, single credentialing requirements and single scope of practice. Read more……….

 

Penn Vet

The Ryan Veterinary Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania (Penn Vet) supports the establishment of the national credential of Registered Veterinary Nurse by the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA).  Read more……….

 

 

 

Portland Veterinary Medical Association

Portland Veterinary Medical Association (PVMA) is in support of the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) to pursue the establishment of the title of Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) for all credentialed veterinary technicians in the United States. Read more………..

 

 

Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine

As home to one of the nation’s premier veterinary technology programs, the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is supporting the effort by the Veterinary Nurse Initiative Coalition to create the Registered Veterinary Nurse national credential. Read more……….

 

 

San Francisco SPCA 

The San Francisco SPCA endorses efforts by the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) to establish standardized credentialing, scope of practice and the title of Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) for all credentialed veterinary technicians in the United States. Read more……….

 

 

Tennessee Veterinary Technicians Association

The Tennessee Veterinary Technicians Association (TVTA) supports the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA). Read more……….

 

 

 

Tidewater Community College 

The faculty and staff of the Veterinary Technology Program at Tidewater Community College endorses the title change from licensed veterinary technician to Registered Veterinary Nurse in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Read more……….

 

Tulsa Community College

I wholeheartedly support the Veterinary Nurse Initiative and the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America (NAVTA), as they pursue a national credential change to Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN). Read more………

 

University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine 

I write on behalf of the veterinary faculty and credentialed veterinary technicians associated with the University of Tennessee College of Veterinary Medicine and Veterinary Medical Center. Read more……….

 

 

 

VETgirl

We are writing in support of the VNI and NAVTA, as they pursue a national credential change to RVN. Read more…..

 

VetPartners 

VetPartners is in support of the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) and the nationwide effort to establish a single credential of Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN). As a national nonprofit association of veterinary business specialists dedicated to serving the veterinary profession, VetPartners views the goals of the VNI… Read more……….

 

 

Virginia Association of Licensed Veterinary Technicians 

The Virginia Association of Licensed Veterinary Technicians (VALVT) supports the Veterinary Nurse Initiative (VNI) and the NAVTA in the pursuit of the establishment of a national credential of Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN). Read more……….

 

Virginia Veterinary Medical Association

The Virginia Veterinary Medical Association (VVMA) endorses the title change of licensed veterinary technicians to Registered Veterinary Nurses. The efforts of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians Association and the Virginia Association of Licensed Veterinary Technicians to establish a national credential of Registered Veterinary Nurse (RVN) is fully supported by the VVMA. Read more……….