Veterinary Technology

VETA 1161

 

Students will work on work placement activities, such as jobs searches and resume building. Students will create a written report and oral presentation based on VETA 1160 Clinical Experience for Veterinary Assistant. Special topics may be discussed to cover current topics with Veterinary Assistants. 2 credit hour. CAPSTONE COURSE

Veterinary Assistant Capstone
2
CH(s)

VETA 1160

 

The student will spend 80 hours working with a veterinarian, veterinary technicians, and office staff members. The student is expected to function as a member of a veterinary staff. The student is expected to be able to apply all information and techniques learned in the classroom.

Clinical Experience for Veterinary Assistants
2
CH(s)

VETA 1151

 

Students will demonstrate how to collect, prepare, and document biologic samples for evaluation. Students will demonstrate proper safety and positioning of small animals for radiographs and ultrasound.

Diagnostic Procedures for Veterinary Assistants Lab
1
CH(s)

VETA 1150

 

This course will instruct veterinary assistant students in entry level diagnostics procedures in collection, preparation, basic evaluation, and documentation of biological samples. Students will study basic principles in radiology and ultrasonography.

Diagnostic Procedures for Veterinary Assistants
2
CH(s)

VETA 1141

 

Students will demonstrate patient surgical preparation, surgical instrument identification and preparation, and facility and equipment cleanliness.

Surgical Nursing for Veterinary Assistants Lab
1
CH(s)

VETA 1140

 

The course will instruct veterinary assistant students in the principles of surgical nursing and instrumentation. Students will learn facility and equipment cleanliness principles and procedures.

Surgical Nursing for Veterinary Assistants
2
CH(s)

VETA 1131

 

Students will demonstrate proper restraint, medication administration, and animal care. Students will demonstrate proper record keeping.

Animal Care for Veterinary Assistants Lab
1
CH(s)

VETA 1130

 

The course will instruct veterinary assistant students in the principles of exam room procedures and veterinary nursing.

Animal Care for Veterinary Assistants
2
CH(s)

VETA 1121

 

Students will identify anatomy of small and large animals. Students will demonstrate proper handling, packaging, and management of pharmacy inventory.

Diseases and Medications for Veterinary Assistants Lab
1
CH(s)

VETA 1120

 

This course will instruct veterinary assistants in anatomy and common disease and medical conditions. Students will learn pharmacological principles and legal issues.

Diseases and Medications for Veterinary Assistants
2
CH(s)

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