SRJC Course Outlines

3/30/2020 2:21:05 AMANHLT 122 Course Outline as of Fall 2019

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ANHLT 122Title:  ANIMAL NURS FIELD SEM  
Full Title:  Animal Nursing Field Seminar
Last Reviewed:2/25/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.75Lecture Scheduled.7517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled13.13
Minimum.75Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total.75 Contact Total13.13
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  26.25Total Student Learning Hours: 39.38 

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: 

Catalog Description:
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Course includes an introduction to nursing skills, hospital safety procedures, and basic restraint techniques for a veterinary setting for canines and felines.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Concurrent Enrollment in ANHLT 122L


Recommended Preparation:
Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in ANHLT 50

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Course includes an introduction to nursing skills, hospital safety procedures, and basic restraint techniques for a veterinary setting for canines and felines.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:Concurrent Enrollment in ANHLT 122L
Recommended:Course Completion or Concurrent Enrollment in ANHLT 50
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Describe techniques used to provide routine preventative medical care to canine and feline
    patients.
2.  Explain safe patient handling and protocols to provide preventative medical care
    to feline and canine patients.

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Students will be able to:
1. Describe how to safely restrain cats and dogs for physical examination using appropriate restraint techniques.
2. Explain how to take and record vital signs during a mock examination.
3. Describe the importance of preventative medicine procedures and use a rubric to determine
    the medical needs of a patient.
4. Describe the technique for proper administration of medication (at least orally).
5. Describe the technique for proper administration of SQ (subcutaneous) and/or IM (intramuscular) injections.
6. Describe the technique for performing a physical examination on a canine or feline patient.

Topics and Scope
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I.  Hospital Safety Procedures            
II. Preventative Medicine Protocols            
    A. Heath examination, vaccinations, parasite control, sterilization, permanent identification      
    B. Importance and purpose of each aspect of typical preventative medicine      
    C. Application of protocols to determine care plan for individual patients      
III. Animal Restraint            
    A. Safe, manual restraint of dogs and cats for physical examination      
    B. Application of canine and feline muzzles      
    C. Use of towels, rabies poles, and common restraint devices      
IV. Physical Exam Skills including Taking and Recording Vital Signs            
    A. Temperature      
    B. Pulse      
    C. Respiration      
    D. Capillary Refill Time (CRT)      
    E. Auscultation of heart and lungs with a stethoscope      
    F. Age estimation based on dentition      
V.  Administration of Oral Medications            
VI. Administration of SQ (subcutaneous) and/or IM (intramuscular) Injections            
    A. Reviewing locations for administration      
    B. Practicing proper aseptic technique      
VII.  Nail Trims                  
VIII. Prescriptions            
    A. Common abbreviations      
    B. Prescription labeling      
    C. Dispensing medication      
IX. Client Communication

Assignments:
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1. Reading, approximately 25 - 50 pages total
2. Quizzes
3. Presentation or role-play

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 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 30%
Presentation or role-play
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
50 - 70%
Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
Participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials
McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians. 9th ed. Bassert, Joanna. Elsevier. 2018

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