CPB 150 Clinical Pathology for Veterinary Technicians I

Credit: 1.5

Course Offered: Spring, Fall

Prerequisite Courses: VM 105, BMS 116, BMS 136

Instructor: Pam Schendel, RVT

Course Description:

This course is the first of three courses that provide basic instruction in the concepts of Clinical Pathology to the veterinary technician student. CPB 15000 will place an emphasis on the terminology used in clinical pathology, as well as, red blood cell production, function and morphology. Students are expected to achieve a level of understanding in commonly used clinical pathology terminology so that they will be able to communicate effectively with the veterinarian regarding laboratory findings.

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.


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