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VTS 253 - Veterinary Anesthesia and Pharmacology 3 cr.


This course is designed for students entering the second year of the Veterinary Technology Program. Students will attend a 3-hour lecture and their clinical practicum each week. Emphasis is placed on all facets of anesthesia including the pre-anesthetic period through recovery. Injectable drugs as well as inhalation anesthetics are covered along with analgesic medications and other drugs affecting most major body systems. Drug kinetics, adverse reactions, labeling, dispensing, recording, and proper handling of various drugs is also included. The clinical preceptorship and SPCA surgical experience portion of the course utilizes collaborative group work and individual study to complete the required AVMA surgical skills. 3 hrs. lect; 240 hrs. clinical skills practicum at a veterinary hospital. Prerequisite: VTS 150 , VTS 151 , VTS 152 , VTS 155 , and by advisement only. Corequisite: VTS 256 , VTS 262, VTS 263. Fall, Spring



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