An applicant shall meet the following criteria for admission to the program:
(a) The applicant shall be a veterinarian or registered veterinary technician licensed or registered in this state.
(b) The applicant shall reside in California.
(c) The applicant is found to abuse alcohol or other dangerous drugs in a manner which may affect the veterinarian's ability to practice veterinary medicine competently or the registered veterinary technician's ability to perform his or her duties competently.
(d) The applicant shall have voluntarily requested admission to the program.
(e) The applicant agrees to undertake any reasonable medical or psychiatric examinations necessary to evaluate the application for participation in the program.
(f) The applicant cooperates with the program by providing medical information, disclosure authorizations and releases of liability as may be necessary for participation in the program.
(g) The applicant agrees in writing to cooperate with all elements of both the program and the individual treatment program designed by a diversion committee.
Note: Authority cited: Section 4808, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Section 4866, Business and Professions Code.
1. Change without regulatory effect amending subsections (a) and (c) filed 3-1-96 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 96, No. 9).
This database is current through 12/1/23 Register 2023, No. 48.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 2076, 16 CA ADC § 2076