ANSC 140: Introduction to Veterinary Technology (3 credits)
This course introduces students to the field of veterinary technology and describes the responsibilities and expectations for students enrolled in the program. Topics include: roles of the veterinary team members, legal and ethical aspects of veterinary practice, breeds of companion animals, safety, sanitation and waste-disposal protocols, and career fields in veterinary medicine. (3 hours lecture)
Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for or registration in ANSC 142 and ANSC 142L
Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
- Describe the roles and legal boundaries of veterinary health care team members and discuss the legality of the veterinary-client-patient relationship.
- Create and maintain facility records and maintain compliance with appropriate regulatory agencies.
- Identify and describe common workplace hazards, including zoonotic diseases.
- Establish and maintain appropriate sanitation, nosocomial, and waste-disposal protocols.
- Identify common breeds of companion animals.
Degrees and Certificates
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The course was formerly ANSC 141
- Fall 2014 - MW, 8:30am to 9:45am, Hale Pālanakila 102, John Kaya - CRN: 62164 - view syllabus
- Fall 2014 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Pālanakila 102, John Kaya - CRN: 62211 - view syllabus
- Fall 2013 - MW, 2:30pm to 3:45pm, Hale Pālanakila 102, John Kaya - CRN: 64262 - view syllabus
- Fall 2013 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale Pālanakila 102, John Kaya - CRN: 64369 - view syllabus
- Fall 2012 - TR, 1:00pm to 2:15pm, Hale Pālanakila 102, Sam Craddock - CRN: 61375
- Fall 2012 - MW, 10:00am to 11:15am, Hale ‘Imiloa 117, Sam Craddock - CRN: 61531