Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals and Applications

ISBN-10: 1435453875

ISBN-13: 9781435453876

Edition: 2011

Authors: Beth Vanhorn, Robert Clark

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Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals and Applications provides a well-rounded, complete approach to learning the skills required in the field of veterinary assisting. Beginning with basic skills such as veterinary medical terminology and office procedures, the book progresses to more advanced skills such as nursing care and radiology. There is a section on animal production and management covering companion animals, large animals, and exotic animals. Clinical scenarios are provided in each chapter to help demonstrate application of the skills to real world practice.
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Book details

List price: $48.99
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/22/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 960
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.75" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 4.444
Language: English

Beth Vanhorn is a certified veterinary technician with more than 10 years of professional experience. When hired by the Dauphin County Technical School in 2005, she quickly got to work by outlining a curriculum for the Veterinary Assistant Program. Additionally, Vanhorn spearheads the Vet Science Club, an after-school organization for current and future students.

Office Procedures
Veterinary Medical Terminology and Abbreviations
Veterinary Medical Records
Scheduling and Appointments
Computer and Keyboarding skills
Veterinary Office Management
Communication and Client Relations
Veterinary Ethics and Legal Issues
Veterinary Animal Production
Dog Production Management
Cat Production Management
Avian Production Management
Pocket Pet Production Management
Rabbit Production Management
Reptile and Amphibian Production Management
Ornamental Fish Production Management
Wildlife Production Management
Zoo and Exotic Animal Production Management
Laboratory Animal Production Management
Beef Cattle Production Management
Dairy Cattle Production Management
Equine Production Management
Draft animal Production Management
Swine Production Management
Sheep Production Management
Goat Production Management
Poultry Production Management
Aquaculture Production Management
Clinical Procedures
Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Animals
Veterinary Restraint Procedures
Veterinary Safety
Sanitation and Asepsis Techniques
Animal Nutrition
Animal Diseases and Zoonosis
Animal Behavior
Patient History and Physical Exam
Examination Procedures
Hospital Procedures
Grooming Practices
Nursing Assistance
Equipment Identification and Maintenance
Patient Preparation
Nursing Assistant Procedures
Bandaging Techniques
Animal First Aid and CPR
Laboratory Procedures
Laboratory Sample Handling and Collection
Urinalysis Evaluation
Fecal Analysis Procedures
Hematology Procedures
Maintaining Laboratory Logs
Radiology and Pharmacy Procedures
Radiographic Chart and Safety Techniques
Radiographic Positioning
Developing and Process Radiographs
Radiographic Equipment Care and Maintenance
Pharmacology Procedures
Labeling and Handling of medications
Handling Hazardous Wastes
Vaccine and Pharmacology Agents
Surgical Assisting
Surgical Preparation
Surgical instrument identification and maintenance
Patient Preparation and Aseptic Techniques
Surgical Assisting Techniques
Surgical Room Care and Sanitation
Anesthesiology Procedures
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