Indiana Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
Notice: In response to COVID-19 and the impact it is having on the State of Indiana, the Professional Licensing Agency will have the majority of our staff working remotely in the coming weeks. While routine operations of the agency will continue, please note that there may be disruptions or delays in the processing of your requests. Please prioritize the usage of email to communicate with our staff whenever possible and scan any documents that need to be processed. We appreciate your patience and flexibility as we work best to protect our staff and serve Hoosiers in these ever-changing times.
Important notice regarding changes to the law affecting the practice of Veterinary Medicine
Effective July 1st, 2019, pursuant to House Enrolled Act 1295, a veterinarian is required to limit an initial prescription for an animal to a seven (7) day supply unless certain exceptions apply. House enrolled act also permits a veterinarian to obtain information about the owner of the animal or the individual to whom an opioid or benzodiazepine will be dispensed for the animal from the Indiana scheduled prescription electronic collection and tracking (INSPECT) program database before prescribing an opioid or benzodiazepine for the animal.
For more information and a copy of Senate Enrolled Act 1295, please visit the Indiana General Assembly website at iga.in.gov.
Important notice regarding changes to the law affecting Continuing Education requirements for Controlled Substance Registrants and Re-registrants:
Effective July 1st, 2019, pursuant to Senate Enrolled Act 225-2018, a practitioner who is licensed by a board and applies for registration or re-registration to distribute or dispense a controlled substance must have completed two (2) hours of continuing education during the previous two (2) years addressing the topic of opioid prescribing and opioid abuse.
For more information and a copy of Senate Enrolled Act 225-2018, please visit the Indiana General Assembly website at iga.in.gov.
For more information regarding the use of INSPECT for the practice of Veterinary medicine, please visit:
Criminal Background Check Information
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DVM Audit Tracking Worksheet
RVT Audit Tracking Worksheet
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Attn: Indiana Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Cindy Vaught, Board Director
Dana Brooks, Assistant Director
Lisa Wise, Litigation Specialist/Customer Service Representative
Rejina Henderson-Stigger, Customer Service Representative
Kiera Poindexter, Customer Service Representative
Tiffany Rawlings, Customer Service Representative
Christopher May, Customer Service Representative
Patricia Lantry, Customer Service Representative
Staff Phone: 317-234-2054
Staff Email: pla8@pla.IN.gov
Agency Fax: 317-233-4236
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