Dec 09, 2022  
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

VET 204 - Senior Lab 1

2 credits

A hands-on, laboratory course. Under direct supervision, students will perform anesthetic, surgical and dental, and associated radiographic procedures on veterinary patients. Emphasis on patient assessment using vital signs and appropriate monitoring devices; identification, instruments, anesthesia machine operation and maintenance; dental radiography and full dental prophylaxis. Lab portions may be held on- and off-campus, as well as at veterinary facilities.

Notes: Students will come in direct contact with various animal species in controlled laboratory settings and/or offsite affiliated veterinary hospitals.  Exposure to zoonotic diseases and a risk of exposure to veterinary/animal related hazards is possible.  This class involves the use of anesthetic agents (gases, injectable, etc.) and electromagnetic radiation.  

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