Sep 29, 2022  
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog 
    
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog

VET 106 - Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

2 credits

An introduction to frequently prescribed veterinary pharmaceuticals; uses, actions and common side effects. Emphasis is on drug effects, mechanisms and routes of administration, and dosage calculations. Information relevant to drug administration, pharmacodynamics and dispensing pertaining to the veterinary patient. Topics explored include Interpreting scripts and package inserts; drug handling and labeling; federal regulations; handling/logging controlled substances and monitoring/recording therapeutic responses.

Prerequisites: VET 101 - Introduction to Veterinary Technology   and VET 102 - Animal Anatomy and Physiology