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VET 2105 Veterinary Anesthesia, Surgery, Diagnostic Laboratory & Radiology

Develops an understanding for the role diagnostic testing plays in the treatment of animals. Discusses the techniques employed to retrieve, handle, and evaluate laboratory samples. Develops the student's understanding of sterile technique, surgical technique and assistance, and anesthesia application and monitoring. Identifies and discusses the use of radiology, pharmacology, and records management in veterinary medicine. This is a lecture course with some hands-on applications. Three classroom, four lab hours per week. Blended course in which some of the material is presented in an online format for home-review prior to class discussion.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Veterinary Technology
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: No

Prereqs: VET 2107 


  • Describe the correct procedure for collecting and evaluating various veterinary laboratory samples. Describe the safe handling of animals during sample collection.
  • Demonstrate appropriate surgical technique with companion animals and discuss the application of anesthetic agents and monitoring in the veterinary setting.
  • Discuss radiologic physics, image capturing, development, and positioning concepts of animals. Describe uses and effects of various pharmacologic agents. Demonstrate appropriate record keeping in the hospital setting.

Credit Hours: 5

Classroom Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 4