Do You Need a DEA Registration Number?

Many veterinarians have a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) registration number, but did you know you might not need one? AVMA has resources available to help you understand what the DEA’s rules say, including criteria you can use to help you … read more >

AVMA Supports Proposed NIOSH Study

In a discussion with the CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the AVMA learned of a study that the agency is proposing and that should benefit the veterinary profession.  If approved, the study will involve working with … read more >

State legislatures examining shelter veterinary services

Are shelters offering a growing menu of veterinary services providing a valuable service to underserved communities or competing unfairly with private veterinary practices that don’t have access to the same level of funding and tax breaks? This hotly-debated issue is … read more >

Looking for the poster on Best Management Practices for Pharmaceutical Disposal?

It’s been moved to the members-only webpage on Disposal of Pharmaceuticals, which is just one of the topics within the “Drug and Chemical Disposal” category of the “Clinical Resource” section of AVMA’s microsite on waste disposal.     Also on this … read more >

Need help with your hazardous drugs?

Several products and even some drugs used in veterinary medicine are regulated as hazardous substances, and employers are legally obligated to have safeguards in place to help protect their employees from such workplace hazards.  Employee training, immediate access to SDSs, … read more >