Description: This course is provides Animal Health Technology students with advanced workplace experience in an affiliated veterinary or research institution. Students are assigned general and advanced tasks, such as assisting in surgery, monitoring anesthesia and recovery, cleaning wounds and ears, applying splints or bandages, dispensing prescriptions, performing dental prophylaxis, and conducting client education. Students work independently under the direction of 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.
This course can help you earn the following degree(s) or certificate(s):