May 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog
Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)

VT 109 - Introduction to Veterinary Science


Credits - 2 Lecture - 2
Overview of the veterinary assistant’s job. This course covers the business of veterinary medicine with an emphasis on the practical aspects of front-office management. Topics will include: Veterinary medicine and the veterinary health care team, careers in veterinary medicine, types of veterinary practices, professionalism, and veterinary workplace, the Human-Animal Bond, Office Practices, Workplace Safety, Universal Precautions, Aseptic Technique, Basic Medical Terminology, Basic Clinical Skills, Basic Nutrition, and Basic Behavior. This will illustrate that the coursework is both practical and necessary. 
Term(s) Offered: Fall
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.



Add to Portfolio (opens a new window)