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Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

VET 206 - Farm Animal Nursing

4 credits

An introduction farm animal medical nursing, herd health and to production science. Topics include specie-specific; physical exams, diagnostic testing, radiology, and sanitation/aseptic techniques. Instruction will also cover specie-specific restraint, neonatal care and processing, nutrition, genetics and reproduction, and grooming techniques. Lab sessions introduce a variety of farm animals and settings; providing hands-on experience. Lab portions held off-campus.  Transportation to sies is the student’s responsibility.

Notes: Students will comoe in direct contact with various animal species in controlled laboatory settings and/or offsite affiliated veterinary hospitals.  Exposure to zoonotic diseases and a risk of exposure to veterinary/animal -related hazards is possible.

Prerequisites: VET 202 - Anesthetic and Surgical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians VET 204 - Senior Lab 1 , and  VET 211 - Veterinary Technology Internship 2 .