Dec 05, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Catalog

VET 152 Large Animal Veterinary Technology with Lab


Prerequisites: VET 100  and VET 101 , and GPA of 2.0 or higher
Strongly Recommended: Documentation of Rabies immunity
4 credits

The course focuses on the specifics related to large animal medicine and nursing practices including techniques. Lectures include anatomy and physiology, nutrition and breeding of agricultural species. The etiology of disease, transmission, prevention and disease control are discussed.  Topics include nursing care, diagnostic techniques, reproduction, husbandry, and common diseases. Laboratory sessions include restraint, physical exams, specimen collection, drug administration, and principles of husbandry.  Supervised field trips are required.