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AGV 245 - Introduction to Animal Disease

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 2
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
This course covers the disease processes, primary and contributing causes, treatments and prevention of common medical and surgical diseases in domestic animals.
Prerequisite: Acceptance into the DMACC Veterinary Technology Program.
Competencies
  1. Differentiate disease and disease categories.
    1. Infectious and noninfectious.
    2. Zoonotic and nonzoonotic.
    3. Geographically common vs. foreign animal diseases.
  2. Describe the reasons for vaccination protocols for common domestic species
    1. List core and noncore canine vaccines.
    2. List core and noncore feline vaccines.
    3. List core and noncore ruminant vaccines.
  3. Identify disease processes that occur in the each of the organ systems of the body
    1. List disease processes that occur in the canine body.
    2. List disease processes that occur in the feline body.
    3. List disease processes that occur in the ruminant body.
    4. List disease processes that occur in the equine body.
  4. List the most prevalent diseases that occur in each common domestic species based on a body systems approach
    1. List the prevalent diseases that occur in the canine species.
    2. List the prevalent diseases that occur in the feline species.
    3. List the prevalent diseases that occur in the ruminant species.
    4. List the prevalent diseases that occur in the equine species.
  5. List differential diagnoses for common diseases
    1. List the diagnosis for common diseases for the canine species.
    2. List the diagnosis for common diseases for the Feline species.
    3. List the diagnosis for common diseases for the Ruminant species.
    4. List the diagnosis for common diseases for the equine species.
  6. Discuss treatment options available for each disease
    1. Identify preventative methods for each disease for the canine species.
    2. Identify preventative methods for each disease for the feline species.
    3. Identify preventative methods for each disease for the ruminant species.
    4. Identify preventative methods for each disease for the equine species.
  7. Identify preventative methods for each disease and for general disease control



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