VET 247 - Animal Nursing I
This course is designed to familiarize the student with the principles of non-surgical veterinary nursing. Emphasis is placed on history taking and physical examination, preventative medicine and management of common medical conditions, animal behavior, principles of fluid therapy, companion animal and large animal nutrition, common medical emergencies, and critical care monitoring and procedures. The purpose of the course is to provide the student with a working knowledge of the situations and procedures frequently encountered in most veterinary practices. Walking on field trips and working with large animals are required.
Prerequisite(s): VET 134 , VET 140 , VET 145 , and VET 160 , each with a grade of C or better; MTH 130 with a grade of A
Pre/Corequisite(s): VET 165 with a grade of C or higher (if taken as a prerequisite)
Additional Course Fee: $15.00 malpractice Insurance. All fees are subject to change
Note: Restricted to Veterinary Technician Students. Current tetanus vaccination, current rabies vaccination, and proof of health insurance coverage are required.
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