VM 105 Introduction to Veterinary Technology - Distance Learning

Credit: 1.0

Course Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Prerequisite Courses:

Instructor: Josh Clark MS, RVT

Course Description:

An introduction to the profession of Veterinary Technology will be presented. It will include the many roles of veterinary technicians on veterinary teams in practice and non-practice areas. Learning skill with an emphasis on medical terminology will be covered to help the student develop a foundation of medical vocabulary for future courses.

Course Objectives:

Method of Delivery: Primarily web-based exercises, textbook, and on-line or paper examination. The course will consist of reading materials and a series of exercises to be completed by the student. Each exercise is on a web page. The student provides answers for each exercise on the web page and submits it electronically to the instructor. The instructor will provide the student with feedback on the answers. A sealed quiz or test will be sent to the proctor and is to be completed under the supervision of a proctor who must be a veterinarian, registered veterinary technician (not a veterinary assistant), or educator/teacher. The quiz or test is returned to the instructor for grading.

Textbooks:

TitleAuthorISBN
Quick Medical Terminology, 5th ed.Shirley, Soltesz9780470886199
Stedman's Medical DictionaryStedman068340007X

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