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

VTHT 1301 - Introduction to Veterinary Technology

3 Credits (1 hr. lec., 4 hrs. lab.) Survey of the profession of veterinary technology with emphasis on basic techniques, handling and care of animals, and ethical and professional requirements. Clinical rotational time will be incorporated in the laboratory to develop feeding, handling, and medical treatment techniques. Prerequisite: College Level Readiness in Reading AND Writing; Departmental approval
Course Outcomes
1 - Demonstrate basic restraint, medication, and treatment techniques for domestic animals.
2 - Identify breeds of animals.
3 - Define the responsibilities of a veterinary assistant or technician in a veterinary practice including physical exams, basic care, feeding, sanitation, public and/or client relations.
4 - Identify ethical and legal issues.