Veterinary Nurse Initiative: More Than Just Changing the Title

November 14, 2017

Kenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), ICU manager at Adobe Animal Hospital in Los Altos, California, talks about everything you need to know about the Veterinary Nurse Initiative.

Kenichiro Yagi, MS, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM), ICU manager at Adobe Animal Hospital in Los Altos, California, talks about everything you need to know about the Veterinary Nurse Initiative.

Besides striving for a title change from veterinary technician to veterinary nurse, the Veterinary Nurse Initiative aims to unify the profession by creating the same credentialing requirements, education, examination process and scope of practice for veterinary nurses, as well as instituting title protections.