CPB 225 Parasitology for Veterinary Technicians I

Credit: 1.0

Course Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

Prerequisite Courses: BMS 236, VCS 141, VCS 149, CPB 150

Prerequisite Note:

Instructor: Josh Clark, MS, RVT

Course Description:

This course is the first of two courses that provide basic instruction in the concepts of Parasitology to the veterinary technician student. CPB 22500 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. 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.