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2018-2019 Catalog 
2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

VET 151 Small 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

Nursing procedures in small animals and laboratory species are discussed. Topics include physical examinations, common medical nursing techniques and emergency care. Long term nursing care of common animal conditions will be discussed including client education. The course includes vaccination protocols, nutritional support and specialized problems encountered in companion animals. Relevant clinical cases will be utilized in lecture discussions. Laboratory sessions include restraint, physical exams, specimen collection, drug administration, and principles of husbandry. Off-site clinical instruction.