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ANSC 263: Exotic and Laboratory Animal Procedures (3 credits)

Course Description

Introduction to the husbandry, care and use of exotics and laboratory animals. Includes discussion in common diseases, biosecurity, and public health as they apply to a wide variety of species, including those found in Hawaii and beyond. This course is intended for students entering lab animal medicine, veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. (3 hours lecture)

Pre-Requisite(s): Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of �C� or better in all completed ANSC courses.

Student Learning Outcomes

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

  • Comply with national and institutional regulations regarding the housing, care, and use of laboratory animals
  • Recognize of exotic and lab animal species and describe the signs and treatments for common diseases of lab animals
  • Describe common zoonotic diseases of exotics and lab animals as they apply to animal health and public safety

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