VET 112 : Introduction to Vet Technology

A series of online lectures and required clinical tasks are designed to introduce the student to hospital fundamentals. Topics include history and physical examination, breeds of animals, small animal parasitology, diagnostic and surgical procedures, equine and food animal nursing, exotic and avian nursing, sanitation, medical vocabulary, The Alabama Veterinary Practice Act, ethics, jurisprudence, and hospital management. Upon course completion, students should be able to perform history and physical examinations, collect samples, administer medications, perform fecal analysis, know different breeds of animals, and understand parasite life cycles, OSHA regulations and safety procedures, and the technician’s role in veterinary medicine.

Prerequisites

Acceptance into program, appropriate grades.

Overview

Program

Credits

5
Lecture Hours
3
Lab Hours
0
Manipulative Hours
6