VETN121 - Veterinary Clinical Methods I

Credits: 4

In this course, small animal medical nursing procedures are introduced. Elements include restraint, aspects of the history and physical exam, specimen collection, administration of medications and treatments, diseases, nutritional supplementation, and the basics of preventative health care. The lab provides hands-on practice using models and the animal patient. This course will provide the foundation by which students will progress to their summer clinical affiliations. This course also includes a 12 hour Service Learning (SL) component to be completed at the NHSPCA.

Prerequisites

C+ or better in VETN110, BIOL111. Co-requisite: BIOL121.

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