CPB 151 Clinical Pathology for Veterinary Technicians II

Credit: 1.5

Course Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Prerequisite Courses: CPB 150

Prerequisite Note:

Instructor: Dan Walsh, LVT

Course Description:

This course is the second of three courses that provide basic instruction in the concepts of Clinical Pathology to the veterinary technician student. CPB 15100 will place an emphasis on white blood cell production, function, as well as, white blood cell morphology characteristics and identification. Students are expected to achieve a level of understanding in commonly used clinical pathology terminology so that they will be able to communicate effectively with the veterinarian regarding laboratory findings.

Course Objectives:

Method of Delivery: Primarily web-based exercises, textbook, and examinations (on-line or paper).The exercises will be completed on line and submitted to the instructor.Supplemental material will be offered on line as content (in addition to the textbook). Quizzes and exams will be sent to a proctor when requested by a student. The proctor must be a veterinarian, an accredited veterinary technician (RVT, LVT, or CVT), or an educator/teacher at a school, college, or university. The proctor will return the completed exam to the instructor for grading.