VETT 102 Animal Nursing and Restraint*

Course acquaints students with proper restraint methods for large, small, and exotic animal species. Students learn technical skills involved in husbandry, examination, and medical documentation for sick animals. Emphasis is placed on physical examination relating to disease and the veterinary technician practice model.

Credits

3 Credits

Corequisite

VETT 102L

VETT 102Animal Nursing and Restraint*

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I. General Information

Department

Agriculture

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

3 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Corequisite Narrative

VETT 102L

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Course acquaints students with proper restraint methods for large, small, and exotic animal species. Students learn technical skills involved in husbandry, examination, and medical documentation for sick animals. Emphasis is placed on physical examination relating to disease and the veterinary technician practice model.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

A. Describe the need for and demonstrate how to safely restraint multiple animal species. B. Recognize and describe the techniques used in patient assessment, intervention and documentation. C. Describe and demonstrate proficiency in physical examination, SOAP composition and MAOR construction. D. Understand and demonstrate proficiency exotic and orphaned animal care E. Complete AVMA Essential Skills: N3-22, LAP1-3, LAP21, EXO1, EXO10

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies