VM 245 Management Topics for VT I

Credit: 1.5

Course Offered: Spring, Fall

Prerequisite Courses: VM 105, BMS 116, BMS 136, VCS 201

Prerequisite Note: Student must work or volunteer at a veterinary facility a minimum of 15 hours/week.

Instructor: Josh Clark, MS, RVT

Course Description:

This course is the first of two courses that provide basic instruction in the concepts of a veterinary technician's role in the management of day-to-day operations of a veterinary clinic. VM 245 will place an emphasis on the problems that can be associated with ethical and liability issues that a veterinary technician may face, medical records, inventory, marketing and fees, writing cover letters and resumes, and job interview techniques

Course Objectives:

Method of Delivery: Primarily textbook readings and journal articles, Bulletin Board discussions and assignments/projects. The assignments/projects will be submitted to the instructor via e-mail attachments. Supplemental material will be offered on line as content (in addition to the textbook).