VCS 143 Diagnostic Imaging for Veterinary Technicians II

Credit: 1.5

Course Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Prerequisite Courses: VCS 142

Prerequisite Note:

Instructor: Paige Allen, RVT

Course Description:

This is the second of 2 courses involving principles of imaging that are necessary for the understanding and performance of diagnostic imaging procedures in a veterinary hospital. This course provides an introduction to advanced positioning techniques for the small animal, large animal techniques, contrast techniques, technique charts, basic ultrasound, diagnostic imaging in exotic animals, and diagnostic imaging for veterinary dentistry.

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.