2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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VT 102 Animal Nursing I Laboratory (2 credits)

Prerequisite Enrollment in the Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology.

Course Description
The handling and restraint of small animals in medical nursing. Administration of medication as related to nursing care of the hospitalized animal.

Student Outcomes
1. Demonstrate proper restraint techniques for the examination, medication, and/or treatment of dogs and cats.
2. Demonstrate basic nursing care techniques as they apply to small animal patients by working as a member of a health care team in a veterinary hospital setting.
3. Demonstrate basic techniques for administering medications to patients via the oral, subcutaneous, intramuscular, intravenous and topical routes.

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