Recordkeeping and Informed Consent: What You Should Know


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As a veterinary professional, what types of records must you retain, and for how long? Who may access those records? How do requirements vary for companion animal patients, food and fiber patients and equine patients? What is informed consent and how do you obtain it?

Join Attorney Deborah C. Meiners as she explains the rules, policies and procedures veterinarians need to follow in terms of recordkeeping and informed consent. Learn best practices you can follow to legally protect your practice and maintain strong relationships with your clients.


Deborah C. Meiners, Attorney
Deborah has been a commercial litigator for more than a dozen years, with expertise in insurance coverage matters on behalf of policyholders. She has established coverage in the transportation, technology, manufacturing, construction, staffing and agriculture sectors. In addition, Deborah regularly provides advice and consultation to veterinary professionals regarding recordkeeping and informed consent requirements. She also handles complex commercial disputes, employment relations matters, and litigation concerning real estate, construction, transportation and title insurance.