Apr 26, 2018  
2017-18 Academic Catalog 
    
2017-18 Academic Catalog
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VT 202 - Veterinary Surgical Assisting


Credits - 2 Lecture - 2
This course covers the fundamental information for the basic knowledge of surgical nursing. Topics include: various surgical procedures and the role the veterinary technician plays in that procedure, aseptic techniques, patient positioning, instrument identification and the proper handling/care of each one, instrument sterilization, identify suture materials, types and sizes, perform basic suturing techniques, and patient post-operative care.
Prerequisites: VT 121  
Term(s) Offered: Spring
Course Designation: C/T Elective - A maximum of 12 credits of college-level career and technical courses may be used as electives in the A.A.O.T. and the A.A.S. degrees.



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