VT 112 : Advanced Small Animal Nursing

Transcript title

Adv Small Animal Nursing

Credits

4

Grade mode

Standard letter grades

Contact hours total

60

Lecture hours

30

Lab hours

30

Prerequisites

VT 108, VT 110, VT 114 and VT 118.

Corequisites

VT 111, VT 113, VT 116.

Description

Covers advanced nursing techniques including parenteral administration of medication, bandaging and wound care, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), physical rehabilitation, diagnostic sample collection, and vaccination of small animals.

Learning outcomes

1. Identify materials needed and explain and demonstrate proper techniques for acquiring samples from small animals for diagnostic testing.
2. Describe and demonstrate proper procedures for administering parenteral medications to small animals.
3. Explain appropriate use and demonstrate application of different types of bandages for small animals.
4. Describe and demonstrate first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation techniques for small animals.
5. Describe and demonstrate the safe and effective manner in which vaccines must be administered to small animals and explain common side effects.
6. Describe and demonstrate physical rehabilitation techniques for small animals.

Outside of
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