SRJC Course Outlines

5/27/2024 11:43:32 PMANHLT 2 Course Outline as of Fall 2004

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  ANHLT 2Title:  VETERINARY PRACTICE  
Full Title:  Veterinary Practice
Last Reviewed:11/7/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled2.0017.5 min.Lab Scheduled35.00
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 Contact Total5.00 Contact Total87.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 67

Catalog Description:
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Allows students to become familiar with the safe use of various vaccines, equipment and restraint techniques used in the routine treatment of farm animals.  The selection of proper treatment techniques, veterinary terminology and handling practices will be included.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Various vaccines, equip & restraint techniques used in routine treatment of farm animals. Selection of proper treatment techniques, veterinary terminology & handling practices.
(Grade or P/NP)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;UC.
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Spring 2012
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2001Inactive:Spring 2012

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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  The student will:
     1. Handle and restrain domestic farm animals.
     2. Know first aid practices.
     3. Know cause, system, and cure of common diseases of California
        that affect cattle, sheep, hogs, and horses.
     4. Know the correct application of vaccines.
     5. Know common terms that deal with veterinary medicine.

Topics and Scope
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  1.  Introduction to health problems of domestic animals.
        a. symptoms of healthy animals
        b. health problems of respiratory system
        c. health problems of cardiovascular system
        d. health problems of urogenital system
 2.  Recognizing the symptoms of unhealthy animals.
 3.  Handling and restraint of domestic farm animals.
        a. equipment and facilities needed for proper handling of beef
        b. equipment and facilities needed for proper handling of sheep
        c. equipment and facilities needed for proper handling of swine
        d. equipment and facilities needed for proper handling of small
 4.  Common first aid practices.
        a. order of treatment
        b. bacterial infection and sanitation
        c. bandaging
 5.  Correct use of vaccines and medications.
        a. proper techniques of caring and storing of vaccines and
        b. proper techniques for administering vaccines and medications
 6.  Prevention and treatment of internal and external parasites of
     domestic farm animals.
        a. life cycles of common internal and external parasites
        b. common management practices used in controlling parasites
        c. compounds that are available for control of parasites
 7.  Veterinary terminology.
        a. common medications that are available
        b. common terms that apply to the various systems of the body
        c. common terms that would be used in reports written by a

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Assignments will be taken from periodicals, handouts, and texts.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 20%
Lab reports, Essay exams
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 20%
Class performances, Field work
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 60%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items, Completion
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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  ANIMAL HEALTH by Baker and Greer.

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