Description: This course provides Animal Health Technology students with workplace experience in an affiliated veterinary or research institution. Students are assigned entry level and general duties, such as caring for hospitalized patients, handling and restraint, assisting in the reception and exam rooms, conducting basic laboratory procedures, and administering medications. Students work with a supervisor toward mastering the "essential" and "recommended" skills as delineated by the American Veterinary Medical Association's and the Registered Veterinary Technician Exam Committee's Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Tasks List. These skills are listed on a separate Directed Clinical Practice Task List. Clinical work is coordinated by a member of the college staff.