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VTSC1101 Clinical Veterinary Experience I

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CRS Acad Level: UG

Course #: VTSC1101

Credits: 4

Term: Fall, Spring

About the Course:

Lecture and laboratory introduce the role of the veterinary technician. Medical terminology, principles of animal behavior, basic nursing care, client communication, medical record keeping and career choices are discussed in lecture. Laboratories include animal restraint and handling, nursing skills, physical exams and clinical rotations through the Becker Veterinary Clinic. Students are responsible for completing a kennel duty rotation. Students are required to have a lab coat, name tag, and stethoscope. These may be purchased through the College at a reduced cost or students may provide their own, approved by the course director. Open only to students in the AVMA accredited program. Prerequisite OR co-requisite: BIOL1005.
Course offered: Fall, Spring.

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