VET 207 - Laboratory and Exotic Animal Medicine
This course is comprised of two 7-weeks sections. Laboratory Animal Medicine, covering topics relevant to biomedical research and research using animal models. This section is conducted at NY Medical College. The other section focuses on Exotic Animal Medicine, with topics specific to identification, husbandry and nursing considerations of domestic, exotic animal species. Portions of this course will require necropsy/dissection.
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 to exposure to veterinary/animal- related hazards is possible.
Transportation to sies is the student’s responsibility.
Prerequisites: VET 202 - Anesthetic and Surgical Procedures for Veterinary Technicians , VET 204 - Senior Lab 1 , and VET 211 - Veterinary Technology Internship 2 .