CPB 226 Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians II

Credit: 1.0

Course Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Prerequisite Courses: CPB 225

Instructor: Josh Clark, MS, RVT

Course Description:

This course is the second of two courses that provide basic instruction in the concepts of Parasitology to the veterinary technician student. CPB 22600 will place an emphasis on the basic information needed to accurately identify parasites commonly encountered in veterinary medicine. Emphasis will also be placed on life cycles and the zoonotic aspects of the parasites covered. Students are expected to achieve a level of understanding of parasitology so that they will be able to make accurate identifications and to communicate effectively with the veterinarian.

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 when requested by a student. 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.

Textbooks:

TitleAuthorISBN
Veterinary Parasitology: Reference Manual, 5th EditionWilliam Foreyt, Iowa State University Press0813824192
Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 5th EditionCharles Hendrix9780323045723

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