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ANSC 190: Veterinary Clinical Practices and Internship I (3 credits)

Course Description

Practical animal experience at veterinary clinics, zoos, research labs or other animal facilities. Topics covered may include restraint procedures, venipuncture, vital signs assessment, radiological techniques, veterinary business and front-office procedures, routine nursing care and animal husbandry. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. Students participating in ANSC 190 are required to show proof of current health insurance and obtain a professional liability policy through their internship supervisor. (9 hours internship)

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:

  • Perform required clinical competencies in assigned veterinary location(s)
  • Demonstrate professionalism in attendance, attitude, and behavior
  • Discuss multiple aspects of veterinary medicine through case studies, guest lecturers, or other assignments

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