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Client Communications and Consent

Informed Client Consent - A Guide to the Standard Informed Client Consent - A Guide to the Standard

The Guide to the Standard provides further explanations about each condition for informed owner consent and offers suggestions for applying the standard in practice.

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Informed Client Consent - Professional Practice Standard Informed Client Consent - Professional Practice Standard

The Professional Practice Standard provides clarity on what informed client consent means in the context of the Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship and how compliance with professional expectations for informed owner consent is demonstrated.

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Informed Client Consent - Sample Form Informed Client Consent - Sample Form

The sample form provides assistance for veterinarians in developing an informed client consent form.

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Managing Questions of Ownership and Ownership Disputes of Companion Animals Managing Questions of Ownership and Ownership Disputes of Companion Animals

This Policy Statement serves to communicate the College’s expectation of a veterinarian to aid in the positive identification of companion animals, including equine, when ownership may be in question.

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Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship - A Guide to the Standard Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship - A Guide to the Standard

A VCPR is established when a veterinarian agrees with a client to provide veterinary services to an animal or group of animals. Using a question and answer format, this Guide to the Professional Practice Standard addresses questions and offers suggestions on how to apply the Professional Practice Standard in situations that arise in veterinary practice.

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Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship - Professional Practice Standard Veterinarian-Client-Patient Relationship - Professional Practice Standard

This Professional Practice Standard defines the expectations of the veterinarian-client-patient relationship and also provides guidance for terminating a VCPR while ensuring continuous animal care.

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