Description: This course is for students enrolled in the fall semester of their first year in the Animal Health Technology Program. This introductory course utilizes demonstrations, laboratory exercises, group activities, and lectures to illustrate the principles presented in Animal Health Technology 105. Course work fulfills the student's need to learn and practice "recommended" and "essential" tasks from the American Veterinary Medical Association's and the Registered Veterinary Technician Exam Committee's Skills, Knowledge and Abilities Tasks List. These tasks include animal restraint and handling skills, medicating techniques, breed and species identification, basic animal nursing skills, poisonous plant identification, surgical equipment and veterinary medical equipment identification, basic nutrition, terminology, sanitation/sterilization, and personal hygiene.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):