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Course Number: VTHT 1341 (3 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): CVC

Course Title: Anesthesia and Surgical Assistance

This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite Required: VTHT 1349, VTHT 2223.
Course Description: In-depth application of surgical, obstetrical, and anesthesia techniques including identification and use of instruments and equipment. The student will identify instruments used in veterinary surgery; demonstrate operating room etiquette and the use of sterile technique; perform pre-anesthesia evaluation, administer and monitor anesthesia, and provide post-anesthesia care; recognize and respond appropriately to anesthetic emergencies; and assist with routine surgical and obstetrical procedures. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)

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Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.