Aug 16, 2022  
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
    
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

VET 202 - Anesthetic and Surgical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians

4 credits

This course prepares students for perioperative monitoring of the veterinary patient. Emphasis will be placed on patient assessment and pain management. Topics will include sterile/aseptic techniques; surgical instruments and equipment; common surgical procedures; anesthesia, anesthetic protocols and anesthetic depth; special nursing considerations; common surgical/anesthetic complications and emergency techniques. Concepts and techniques will be applied in VET 204 - Senior Lab 1 and VET 208 - Senior Lab 2.

Prerequisites: VET 200 - Clinical Pathology 2  and VET 210 - Veterinary Technology Internship 1 .