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 Course Title:   Veterinary Clinical Procedures

 Title Abbreviation:   VET CLINICAL PROCEDURES

 Department:    VETA

 Course #:    111

 Credits:    4

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    5

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2013


 Course Description  

Covers basic clinical procedures related to cytology, urinalysis, parasitology, hematology and immunology. Learn about various animal related diseases and transmission of disease. Also covers how to setup and use a microscope; correct technique for preparing and submitting samples for diagnostic analysis to ensure accurate test results; to correctly identify, use and maintain various pieces of laboratory equipment used in diagnosis and surgical procedures. Students work individually and in small groups to develop skills associated with instrumentation and conducting laboratory procedures.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: VETA 101 and 103.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 22

Lab: 44

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Learn and apply diagnostic sampling & therapeutic techniques (administering oral & topical medications; injections)
  2. Perform sterilization of surgical instruments and aseptic technique.
  3. Learn about wound healing and management techniques.
  4. Understand disease and disease transmission in various types of animals.
  5. Understand issues related to Zoonoses (especially toxoplasmosis) and public health.
  6. Understand and apply occupational safety issues (laboratory biohazards/ proper handling & disposal of tissue samples).

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

9. Scientific Literacy

Definition: Understanding scientific principles, and analyzing and applying scientific information in a variety of contexts.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
9.1 Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental scientific concepts.

Course Contents

  1. Diagnostic sampling & therapeutic techniques.
  2. Administering oral & topical medications; injections.
  3. Sterilization of surgical instruments and aseptic technique.
  4. Wound healing and management techniques.
  5. Disease and disease transmission in various types of animals.
  6. Issues related to Zoonoses (especially toxoplasmosis) and public health.
  7. Occupational safety issues (laboratory biohazards/ proper handling & disposal of tissue samples).