VTHT 1301 (3 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC
Introduction to Veterinary Technology
This is a WECM Course Number.
Prerequisite: (Recommended) Program Acceptance. (Recommended) Acceptance to the Veterinary Technology Program.
Course Description: Survey of the profession of veterinary technology with emphasis on basic techniques, handling and care of animals, and ethical and professional requirements. The student will demonstrate basic restraint, medication, and treatment techniques for domestic animals; identify breeds of animals; and define the responsibilities of a veterinary assistant or technician in a veterinary practice including physical exams, basic care, feeding, sanitation, public and/or client relations; and identify ethical and legal issues. (2 Lec., 4 Lab.)
This Course Description includes updates that were added after it was originally published on April 2, 2018. (Original) | (Current)