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54-2107B. LICENSURE BY WRITTEN EXAMINATION. (1) In addition to the requirements set out in section 54-2107, Idaho Code, any applicant who does not qualify for licensure by endorsement pursuant to section 54-2107A, Idaho Code, shall submit the following to the board:
(a) A certified copy of a diploma or transcript showing the applicant has a degree from an accredited or approved school of veterinary medicine or a letter from an accredited or approved school of veterinary medicine verifying satisfactory graduation by the applicant; or, if a graduate of a nonaccredited or nonapproved school, a letter from the educational commission for foreign veterinary graduates (ECFVG) certifying completion of the ECFVG program or a copy of the ECFVG certificate; or by completion of any educational equivalency program established for the purpose of evaluating an individual’s educational knowledge and clinical skills as they relate to the practice of veterinary medicine; and as approved and outlined by the rules of the board; and
(b) Passing scores on the national examinations approved by the board.
(2) After November 1, 2000, applicants who have taken their national examinations prior to this date and have not taken and passed the clinical competency test (CCT) may, in lieu of a passing score on the CCT, provide the following documentation from the licensing board in the state in which they are currently actively practicing or from the veterinary information verifying agency of the American association of veterinary state boards:
(a) Verification of five (5) years of continuous, active practice in the same state or states where they have practiced for the past five (5) years immediately preceding application for licensure in Idaho, and provided that the requirements for licensure in the state or states are similar to those in Idaho; and
(b) Verification of no disciplinary action taken against the applicant’s license to practice veterinary medicine during the five (5) year period immediately preceding application for a veterinary license in Idaho.
(3) The practice of an applicant licensed under subsection (2) of this section shall be limited to the same fields of veterinary medicine as such applicant has practiced in another state or states during the five (5) year period immediately preceding application for a veterinary license in Idaho.
(4) If applicable, the applicant shall submit written verification of any license or licenses from the licensing organization in any state or states where the applicant has held a license or as provided by the veterinary information verifying agency of the American association of veterinary state boards.
[54-2107B, added 2021, ch. 40, sec. 7, p. 104.]