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VETT 2590 - Veterinary Technician Capstone

Credit Hours: 2.50


Prerequisites: Admission into the Veterinary Technician Program; VETT 2050 , VETT 2060 , VETT 2200 , VETT 2320 , VETT 2330 , VETT 2340 , VETT 2620 , and VETT 2630  all with grade C or better

VETT 2590 prepares veterinary technician students for the licensing exam(s) after graduation. Instructors give “mock” exams to test students’ knowledge of information and skills learned in the veterinary technician program. Essential skills checklist items not already covered, per American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) requirements, are also completed during this course.

Billable Contact Hours: 2.5

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome A: Upon completion of this course, students will understand the fundamentals of normal and abnormal physiology, intervention, prevention and clinical application pertaining to the health and well being of companion animal species.

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of normal structure, physiology, and immunology.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of treatment and prevention of disease.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of pharmacology and toxicology.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge of surgery and anesthesia techniques.
  5. Demonstrate knowledge of medical communications and professional ethics, animal welfare, practice management, critical thinking and problem solving skills

Outcome B: Upon completion of this course, students will successfully demonstrate required AVMA essential skills.

Objectives:

  1. For AVMA completion requirements, demonstrate correctly the procedures of essential skills previously failed during Small Animal Techniques lab.
  2. For AVMA completion requirements, demonstrate correctly the procedures of essential skills previously failed during Anesthesia lab.
  3. For AVMA completion requirements, demonstrate correctly the procedures of essential skills previously failed during Surgical Assisting lab.
  4. For AVMA completion requirements, demonstrate correctly the procedures of essential skills previously failed during Clinical Pathology labs.
  5. For AVMA completion requirements, demonstrate correctly the procedures of essential skills previously failed during Radiology Techniques lab.
  6. For AVMA completion requirements, demonstrate correctly the procedures of essential skills previously failed during Laboratory Animal Techniques lab.
  7. For AVMA completion requirements, demonstrate correctly the procedures of essential skills previously failed during Large Animal Techniques lab.
  8. For AVMA completion requirements, demonstrate correctly the procedures of essential skills previously failed during Internship rotations.

Outcome C: Upon completion of this course, students will apply course knowledge and critical thinking skills to successfully pass the required licensing exam(s).

Objectives:

  1. Demonstrate application of study techniques in preparation of the licensing exam(s).
  2. Participate in mock board exams, being exposed to a variety of sample question styles and topics.

Outcome D: Upon completion of this course, students will compile a working resume and demonstrate knowledge of how to conduct a professional interview.

Objectives:

  1. Successfully compile a relevant and professional working resume.
  2. Demonstrate professional conduct during the interview process.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the human-animal bond as it pertains to the practice of veterinary technology.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
  • Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
  • Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
  • Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
  • Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
  • Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
  • Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.
CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Mock Board Exams
  2. Essential Skills Checklist Completion
  3. Resume and Interview Preparation

Primary Faculty
Tear, Marianne
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Shaw, Andrea
Dean
Mirijanian, Narine



Primary Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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