VCS 148 Large Animal Nursing and Health Management I

Credit: 1.0

Course Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Prerequisite Courses: VM 105, BMS 116, BMS 236, ANSC 101

Instructor: Dan Walsh, LVT

Course Description:

This is the first of 4 courses involving large animal and equine nursing and health management for the veterinary technician. This course provides an introduction to nursing and health management that a technician will be expected to provide in a veterinary practice. Emphasis will be on the role of the veterinary technician in the veterinary facility.

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. 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.

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