Description: This course is for students enrolled in the fall semester of their second year in the Animal Health Technology program and provides the student with actual workplace experience in either an affiliated veterinary or research institution. The student is 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. The student works with a supervisor toward mastering the appropriate "essential" and "recommended" skills from the American Veterinary Medical Association's and the Registered Veterinary Technician Exam Committee's Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Tasks List. The appropriate skills are listed on a separate Directed Clinical Practice Task List. Clinical work is coordinated by a member of the college staff.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):