VETT 120 Clinical Laboratory Procedures 1*

Course is a comprehensive overview of laboratory procedures used in veterinary medicine. Clinical applications of hematology, cytology, serology, urinalysis, and the various tests used to identify specific organ abnormalities will be covered. Strong emphasis is placed on normal verses disease induced changes of hematological parameters.

Credits

4 Credits

Prerequisite

VETT 105 passed with 'C' or better.

VETT 120Clinical Laboratory Procedures 1*

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Agriculture

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

4 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

45

Semester Contact Hours Lab

45

Prerequisite Narrative

VETT 105 passed with 'C' or better.

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

Course is a comprehensive overview of laboratory procedures used in veterinary medicine. Clinical applications of hematology, cytology, serology, urinalysis, and the various tests used to identify specific organ abnormalities will be covered. Strong emphasis is placed on normal verses disease induced changes of hematological parameters.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

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

A. Implement and utilize basic laboratory safety principles when working in a laboratory setting. B. Identify, utilize and maintain the equipment used in a veterinary laboratory. C. Prepare samples to perform lab diagnostic tests such as urinalysis, hematology, serology and cytology. D. Identify and recognize normal/abnormal parameters when performing diagnostic tests such as urinalysis, hematology, serology and cytology. E. Identify and recognize normal sperm cells. F. Identify common tissues microscopically. G. Complete AVMA essential skills: LP1-LP26, LP61-LP65, N34 A, N77 A-B, N93, N94, EXO21

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

VI. Delivery Methodologies