CPB 241 Public and Occupational Health for Veterinary Technicians II

Credit: 1.0

Course Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Prerequisite Courses: CPB 240

Prerequisite Note:

Instructor: Dan Walsh, LVT

Course Description:

This course is the second of two courses that provides basic instruction in the concepts of workplace safety issues related to the veterinary technician student. CPB 24100 will place an emphasis on the basic information needed to recognize various hazards commonly encountered in their future workplace and the steps that should be taken to reduce the risk of being exposed to these hazards. The students will also become familiar with various resources that employ personnel who can respond to questions that either they or their clientele may have about zoonotic diseases and environmental toxins.

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.