VTEC 565 (1HY) - Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

Pharmacology for Vet Techs

Durham   Thompson School of Applied Sci :: Veterinary Technology
Course Delivery Method: Online with some campus visits, EUNH
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Full Term (08/26/2019 - 12/09/2019)
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 13449
This course provides study in the area of veterinary medicines emphasizing classes and actions of drugs, calculating dosages, proper administration, and dispensing of drugs. Topics include general pharmacology, calculating dosages, pharmacy regulation guidelines and record keeping. Case-based learning is utilized to correlate common diseases in companion animals with associated pharmacological agents. Specifically, disease pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment options are discussed along with pertinent technician interventions and evaluations. Prereq: AAS 428.
Equivalent(s): VTEC 265
Only listed majors in section: VET TECH
Instructors: Mary Wiley

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 Hours Arranged ONLINE
8/26/2019 12/9/2019 W 10:10am - 11:00am BART B205


Required: Shaw, J. K. & Martin, D. (2015). Canine & Feline Behavior for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses. Wiley Blackwell. ISBN: 978-0-8138-1318-9 Bonnie Ballard & Jody Rockett (2009). Restraint and Handling for Veterinary Technicians and Assistants. Delmar Cengage Learning. ISBN -13: 978-1-4354-5358-6 Recommended: Yin, Sophia, (2009) Low Stress Handling, Restraint, and Behavior Modification of Dogs and Cats Cattle Dog Publishing, Davis, CA, SBN-13: 978-0964151840 Turid Rugaas. (2005). On Talking Terms with Dogs: Calming Signals. Dogwise Publishing. ISBN-13: 978-1929242368