Description: This course is for students enrolled in the spring semester of their first year in the Animal Health Technology program. This continuation course provides the student with both greater responsibility in resident animal care and more advanced techniques in the general husbandry of many animal species. This course further fulfills the student's need to practice the "essential" requirements of the American Veterinary Medical Association's and the Registered Veterinary Technician Exam Committee's Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Tasks List. This course includes housing and caging, nutrition and feeding, sanitation and hygiene, handling and restraint, and first aid and nursing care. The student is actively involved in the ongoing daily care and treatment of the program's resident animals. Student teams are assigned to a rotation schedule so that every student works with every animal during the semester.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):