CPB 151 Clinical Pathology for Veterinary Technicians II

Credit: 1.5

Course Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Prerequisite Courses: CPB 150

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.

Textbooks:

TitleAuthorISBN
Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 7th EditionMcCurnin9781416057000
Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 5th EditionCharles Hendrix9780323045723
Veterinary hematology Atlas of Commonn Domestic Species, 2nd EditionReagan9780813828091
A Guide to Hematology in Dogs and CatsRebar et alDownload at http://www.ivis.org/
Laboratory Urinalysis and Hematology for Small Animal PractitionerSink189344110-5
Mathematics for the Clinical Laboratory, 1st EditionDoucette0721644589
Veterinary Hematology and Clinical Chemistry, 1st EditionMary Ann Thrall683034151

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