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    Jun 14, 2024  
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VT 112 Ward Care Laboratory III (1 credit)



Prerequisite Enrollment in the Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology.

Course Description
Practical experience in daily animal care for professional, stable and ward facilities. This includes maintaining hospital patient records, cleaning and sanitizing holding facilities, supplying proper nutrition, handling post-surgical patients and treatments.

Student Outcomes
1. Feed and water dogs, cats, horses, and ruminants.
2. Clean and disinfect small animal housing areas, clean large animal barn.
3. Use chemical disinfectants safely and effectively.
4. Perform routine grooming of common domestic animal species.
5. Read and understand information on the animal’s health record.
6. Record information on the animal’s health record.
7. Perform routine treatment procedures on animal patients.
8. Follow written medical instructions to institute treatment and diagnostic plans.



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