- Students will participate in the efficient management of a veterinary facility/practice.
- Students will utilize appropriate veterinary medical terminology and abbreviations and communicate in a professional manner in all formats - written, oral, non-verbal, and electronic
- Students will comply with all applicable laws and uphold the veterinary technology profession's ethical code of conduct to provide high quality care to patients.
- Students will accurately dispense prescribed drugs and communicate their safe use to clients.
- Students will describe and perform patient health assessment techniques for a variety of animal species.
- Students will demonstrate understanding of animal husbandry, nutrition, therapeutic and dentistry techniques appropriate to various species.
- Students will effectively select and safely utilize the appropriate anesthetic delivery protocols and monitoring instruments and equipment to effectively manage patients in all phases of anesthetic procedures.
- Students will demonstrate knowledge of all aspects of patient management for common surgical procedures in a variety of animal species.
- Students will explain the importance of providing the appropriate instruments, supplies and environment in order to maintain asepsis during surgical procedures.
- Students will properly package, handle and store laboratory specimens, and carry out analysis of laboratory specimens, in accordance with established guidelines.
- Students will safely and effectively operate equipment to produce diagnostic radiographic and non-radiographic images.
- Students will safely and effectively handle common laboratory animals used in research in accordance with established guidelines.
- Students will select the best approach to provide safe and effective care for birds, reptiles, amphibians, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, and ferrets for a variety of common conditions.
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