VCS 238 Large Animal Nursing and Health Management IV

Credit: 1.5

Course Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Prerequisite Courses: VCS 237

Prerequisite Note:

Instructor: Paige Allen, MS, RVT

Course Description:

This is the fourth of 4 courses involving large animal and equine nursing and health management for the veterinary technician. This is the introduction to nursing and health management that a technician will be expected to provide in a veterinary practice. It includes techniques, equipment, and client education. Emphasis will be on the role of the veterinary technician in the veterinary hospital.

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.