Dec 05, 2023
AGV 164 - Clinical Mgmt Domestic Species Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course covers the management and husbandry of animals housed in a hospital or shelter situation. Proper kennel cleaning and disinfection, recordkeeping, monitoring of health parameters, nutrition, bathing, administration of common medications and diagnostic sampling.
Prerequisite: AGV 134 , AGV 109 , AGV 151 , AGV 166 , AGV 932
- Demonstration knowledge of basic large animal care.
- Recognize common breeds of equine, bovine, ovine and swine.
- Enumerate permanent ID methods used for large animals.
- Differentiate domestic animal species and species specific behavior.
- Recognize the differences in large animal species.
- Identify the behaviors associated with each species.
- Recognize the specific needs of each species for appropriate care.
- Understand timing and types of pregnancy.
- Perform basic large animal restraint techniques.
- Demonstrate halter, tie and lead technique with horses and cattle.
- Demonstrate application of an equine twitch
- Demonstrate application of bovine restraint techniques.
- Demonstrate application of swine restraint techniques.
- Perform routine venipuncture techniques
- Utilize a syringe and vacutainer system to obtain a sample.
- Demonstrate knowledge of venipuncture sites, equine, bovine, porcine, ovine.
- Explain and perform veterinary technician duties for physical examinations.
- Develop a list of vital signs for large animals and how to interpret them.
- Recognize characteristics of health and sickness in large animals.
- Enumerate and perform proper techniques in assisting with routine medical procedures.
- Explain and utilize proper clean-up and disinfecting of area and equipment utilized
- Demonstrate oral medication techniques: balling gun, dose syringe, oral speculum and stomach tube, NG tube.
- Demonstrate collection of milk samples and conduct mastitis test.
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