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Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Lake Tahoe Room
2005 Evergreen Street
Sacramento, California

Call to Order - Roll Call

Ceremonial Swearing In of New Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee Member

Introductions-Susan Geranen

1. The Complaint Process

A. Intake Triage
i. Number and Types of Complaints Received Annually
ii. Complaint Form/Initial Letters
B. Investigations
i. Desk (Informal)
1. Complainant and Respondent Letters
ii. Division of Investigation (Formal)
1. Request for Service
C. Board Consultant Processs
i. Consultant Review Form
D. Complaint Actions
i. Close
1. Types of Closure
2. Closure Letters/Education Letter
ii. Refer to Enforcement Action or Discipline

2. Citations – Enforcement Actions

A. Preliminary Letter to Respondent
B. Determination to Issue or Dismiss Citation
C. Citation Issued - Appeal Process
i. Informal Conference – In Person, via Telephone or Written Argument
D. Administrative Hearing


Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Lake Tahoe Room
2005 Evergreen Street
Sacramento, California

Call to Order - Roll Call

3. Approve June 13, 2012 and November 14, 2012 Meeting Minutes

4. Executive Officer Report

A. Board Program Reports

5. Report on March 12, 2013 RVT Task Force Meeting

A. VTNE Proposed Regulations including Reciprocity
B. Alternate Route Program Approval
C. RVT Student Exemption

6. Telemedicine

A. Review and Consider Telemedicine
i. UC Davis
ii. Western University
iii. California Veterinary Medical Association

7. Licensure Exemptions

A. Review and Consider Licensure Exemptions

8. Electronic Record Keeping

A. Review and Consider Electronic Record Keeping

9. Discuss Issues from Veterinary Medical Board

A. Administration of Epidurals on Animals
B. Update on Animal Rehabilitation

10. Comments from Public/Outside Agencies/Associations

Note: The board may not discuss or take action on any matter raised during this public comment section that is not included on this agenda, except to decide to place the matter on the agenda of a future meeting. (Government Code Sections 11125, 11125.7(a)).

11. Agenda Items and Next Meeting Dates

A. Agenda Items for Next Meeting
B. Multidisciplinary Advisory Committee Meetings - Sacramento
i. June 12, 2013
ii. November 13, 2013


Times stated are approximate and subject to change. This meeting will conform to the Open Meeting Act. Agenda discussions and report items are subject to action being taken on them during the meeting by the Committee at its discretion. The Committee provides the public the opportunity at meetings to address each agenda item during the Committee’s discussion or consideration of the item. Total time allocated for public comment on particular issues may be limited.

The meeting locations are accessible to the physically disabled. Other disability-related accommodations or modifications can be provided upon request. Please make your request for disability-related accommodations by contacting Ethan Mathes at (916) 263-2610 or sending a written request to that person at the Board, 2005 Evergreen Street, Suite 2250, Sacramento, CA 95815. Providing at least five (5) business days notice prior to the meeting will help ensure availability of requested accommodations. Direct all other requests to Ethan Mathes at the same address or telephone number.