University of Guelph 1999-2000 Diploma Program Calendar

Course Description

DVT*4010 Animal Nursing II S,W(3-4) [0.50]

A continuation of DVT*3010, concerned with practical animal nursing relative to basic needs of the animal. Students learn about general patient management, including the importance of history-making, 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.

Prerequisites: DVT*3010
Location: Ridgetown
Course Profile

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Last revised: January 1999.