Considering the current climate of the ical profession this may be unlikely, as imaging has been targeted for cuts in reimbursement, and this may translate to diminishing resources in the future.If passed, licensure is likely to raise the bar of all areas of sonography education and standard setting.
Our in-house pathology facility allows us to test your pet to accurately design an immunisation regime that offers the best protection with minimum risk and cost.
At Alpine Animal Doctors our policy is to ensure that each individual pet receives the optimum protection consistent with keeping them healthy and avoiding potential side effects.
If the process follows other allied health professions license process, it is expected there will an annual fee similar to that for a driver’s license which will need to be paid.
Some have suggested that one of the pros of licensure is a broader recognition of the profession, which may increase salaries.
The core vaccines are vital for the ongoing health of your pet.
Ideally they should be administered to puppies and kittens in two shots, the first at 6 to 8 weeks of age, with a second, adult, shot at 10 to 12 weeks.
For example, we will always recommend that a working dog be given a C7 vaccination for protection against corona virus and leptospirosis, a nasty disease that’s easily transmissible to humans.
To find out what level of protection and frequency is best for your particular pet you should fully discuss the question of vaccination with Dr Bek.
Always consult a qualified veterinarian to obtain advice.
Although Alpine Animal Doctors make every effort to ensure that the information contained in our articles is accurate and up-to-date we can accept no responsibility for errors or omissions that may occur.
The ASE strongly suggests that the current method of credentialing through ARDMS and CCI be used as a minimum standard to apply for a license.