ERIC Number: ED368958
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Veterinary Accreditation. A Reference Guide for Practitioners.
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
This reference manual was designed as a guide for veterinarians who have been accredited by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services. The guide provides instructions on the following topics: identifying animals, reportable diseases and conditions, brucellosis, tuberculosis, pseudorabies, miscellaneous diseases, interstate movements of animals, issuing export certificates, selecting and using disinfectants, lab submissions, and compliance. It also identifies regulations for intrastate and interstate shipment and international export of animals. Units of instruction on these topics include information sheets, line drawings, federal laws and regulations, and samples of required records. Five appendixes supply the following: (1) samples of forms and instructions for completing them; (2) a list of USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service area offices; (3) a list of all State Veterinarians; (4) the Standards for Accredited Veterinarians from the Code of Federal Regulations; and (5) various Veterinary Services' memoranda that apply to the Veterinary Accreditation Program. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA), Washington, DC.