VT 101 : Intro to Veterinary Technician
Intro to Veterinary Technician
Standard letter grades
Contact hours total
Introduces the role of the veterinary technician within the veterinary health care team, career opportunities for veterinary technicians, the history of veterinary medicine, ethics, common small animal breeds and effective communication techniques within the veterinary teams and with clientele.
1. Summarize the role of the veterinary technician within the veterinary health care team.
2. Explain the history, legal issues and ethics of veterinary medicine.
3. Identify career opportunities within the broad field of the veterinary technician profession.
4. Demonstrate effective communication techniques with veterinary team members and with clients.
5. Explain common safety issues and protocols in veterinary medicine.
6. Provide examples of professional conduct in the workplace.
7. Identify common small animal breeds and common health problems associated with individual breeds.
8. Explain how to apply crisis intervention/grief management skills with clients.