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AGV 266 - Adv Veterinary Nursing Care

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Continues Veterinary Nursing Care with emphasis on advanced veterinary nursing procedures.
Prerequisite: AGV 166 , AGV 134 , AGV 109  , AGV 151 , and AGV 932  
Competencies
  1. Demonstrate understanding of advanced nursing procedures
    1. Place a stomach tube
    2. Discuss gastric lavage
    3. Administer enemas
  2. Calculate and administer appropriate fluid therapy
    1. Determine/maintain fluid infusion rate
    2. Monitor patient hydration status
    3. Review and practice IV catheter placement
  3. Illustrate critical care procedures.
    1. Understand how to maintain chest, tracheostomy and pharyngeostomy tubes
    2. Discuss central venous pressures
    3. Demonstrate ability to take a diagnostic ECG
    4. Understand types of feeding tubes and their maintenance
  4. Prepare and monitor a patient for sedation or anesthesia
    1. Operate anesthetic machine
    2. Monitor the sedated or anesthetized patient
    3. Place simple sutures
  5. Perform preparation of samples for shipping.
    1. Understand how to handle a rabies suspect specimen.
    2. Follow accepted methods of sample preparation for shipping pathogenic samples



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