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ANSC 253: Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians (3 credits)

Course Description

This course is designed to give students a practical knowledge of drugs used in veterinary medicine. Topics include drug classification, methods of action, calculations, administration, effects and side effects. Also includes a discussion of client education, drug safety, and federal regulations governing the purchase and storage of controlled drugs. Upon successful completion, students will be able to properly calculate, dispense, and administer medications, recognize adverse reactions and maintain pharmaceutical inventory and administrative records. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting, or other animal-related fields. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Credit for or registration in ANSC 151 and 151L, MATH 101 and HLTH 125.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:

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    Note: ANSC 253 was originally numbered ANSC 251 and changed in November, 2011


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    page last updated: April 28, 2014

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