Federal Laws, Agencies & Ethics in Veterinary Medicine


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Child labor laws are governed by the:

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1. Which of the following are not included in the AWA's definition of animals?

2. Which governmental body is responsible for compliance with controlled substances?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Check your understanding of federal laws, agencies, and veterinary ethics with these study materials. You will be quizzed on specific agencies and their roles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Child Labor Laws
  • The Animal Welfare Act and it's definition of animals
  • The governmental agency responsible for controlled substances compliance
  • The law that prohibits discrimination of individuals with disabilities

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Making connections - use your understanding of federal laws and agencies to discuss how veterinary medicine is affected
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define and discuss specific agencies and laws, such as the Food and Drug Administration and the Animal Welfare Act
  • Distinguishing differences- compare and contrast the different roles of various agencies

Additional Learning

To learn more about veterinary medicine and federal regulations, review the lesson on veterinary ethics, federal laws, and agencies. This lesson has the following objectives:

  • Understand the role of the federal government in veterinary medicine
  • Explore what is defined as an animal under the Animal Welfare Act
  • Analyze how various federal agencies are not only applicable to human workers, but to veterinary medicine as well, such as the Occupation Safety and Health Administration and the FDA