8 CRR-NY 29.6NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 8. EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
CHAPTER I. RULES OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS
PART 29. UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
8 CRR-NY 29.6
8 CRR-NY 29.6
29.6 Special provisions for the profession of veterinary medicine.
(a) Unprofessional conduct in the practice of veterinary medicine shall include all conduct prohibited by section 29.1 of this Part except as provided in this section, and shall also include the following:
(1) claiming or using any secret or special method of treatment which the licensee refuses to divulge to the State Board for the Professions;
(2) failing to exercise adequate supervision over persons who are authorized to practice only under the supervision of the licensee;
(3) failing to maintain adequate records of visits, diagnoses and prescribed treatments for a period of at least three years;
(4) using the word “Doctor” in offering to perform professional services without also indicating that the licensee holds a doctorate in veterinary medicine;
(5) claiming professional superiority or special professional abilities, attainments, methods or resources, except that a specialist may indicate a specialty that has been recognized as such by the Board of Regents. This provision shall apply in lieu of section 29.1(b)(12)(i)(f) of this Part;
(6) guaranteeing that satisfaction or a cure will result from the performance of professional services;
(7) excessive administering of treatment or use of treatment facilities not warranted by the condition of the animal patient;
(8) abandoning or neglecting an animal patient under and in need of immediate care, without making reasonable arrangements for the continuation of such care; or
(9) entering into an arrangement or agreement with a pharmacy for the compounding and/or dispensing of coded or specially marked prescriptions.
(b) Distribution of information to members of a union, association or other organized group which has a contractual arrangement with a practitioner or practitioners for the provision of veterinary services at specific prices, which state the details of the arrangement including the names, addresses and telephone numbers of the participating practitioners, shall be deemed an appropriate means of informing the public of the availability of services.
8 CRR-NY 29.6
Current through March 15, 2021
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