University of Guelph 1998-99 Diploma Program Calendar

Course Description

97-301 Animal Nursing I F(2-4) [0.50]

This course is concerned with practical animal nursing relative to the basic needs of the animal. Students learn about general patient management, including the importance of history taking, medical records, the physical exam, patient handling, fluid therapy and hospital care. Common diseases and conditions are also discussed. Students are required to care for healthy large and small animals, maintain a hospital area, and assign animal use in the teaching program. Students also visit small, large, equine and referral practices to observe and participate in the practical aspects of veterinary technology.

Location: Ridgetown
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