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College Catalog 2019-2020 
College Catalog 2019-2020 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VETT 1230 - Veterinary Anesthesia-Laboratory

Credit Hours: 1.50
Prerequisites: Admission into the Veterinary Technician Program; VETT 1020 , VETT 1030 , VETT 1040 , VETT 1060 , VETT 1070 , VETT 1080 , HHSC 1010 , and ITCS 1010  all with grade C or better

This course provides the veterinary technician student with instruction in the preanesthetic, perianesthetic, and recovery phases of anesthesia for dogs and cats. Application strategies covered during these phases include patient evaluation, appropriate anesthetic drug administration, intravenous fluid therapy, intubation and extubation, patient monitoring, correct use of anesthetic equipment, and appropriate response techniques for emergency situations. Topics also include recordkeeping of drugs and anesthetic procedures as well as the practical application of dental prophylaxis techniques on anesthetized patients.

Contact Hours: 3

Center Campus

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