ANSC 262: Clinical Procedures for Large Animals


ANSC 262: Clinical Procedures for Large Animals (3 credits)

Course Description

The student will learn techniques in large animal restraint, husbandry and clinical procedures and be provided some introduction to relevant large animal diseases. Biosecurity and public health will be discussed as they apply to large animal health care and husbandry. The course is appropriate for those entering animal husbandry, veterinary assisting, veterinary technology or animal science fields. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): A "C" or better grade in ANSC 258.

Co-Requisite(s): ANSC 262L

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Safely and successfully restrain various species of livestock for medical examination and procedures.
  • Medicate, bandage, groom, and feed large animals.
  • Successfully perform diagnostic sampling and imaging tasks on large animals.
  • Describe common zoonotic diseases of large animals as they apply to animal health and public safety.
  • Discuss biosecurity and isolation procedures necessary in livestock operations.

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