SRJC Course Outlines

7/5/2022 9:45:34 AMANHLT 101 Course Outline as of Spring 2021

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ANHLT 101Title:  INTRO VET CAREERS  
Full Title:  Introduction to Veterinary Careers
Last Reviewed:12/9/2019

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum1.50Lecture Scheduled1.5017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled26.25
Minimum1.50Lab Scheduled04 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total1.50 Contact Total26.25
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  52.50Total Student Learning Hours: 78.75 

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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This course provides students with an overview of the careers, concepts, and typical tasks that occur in a veterinary hospital. Students will be introduced to the rewards and realities of working in veterinary medicine, as well as the steps to become a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This course provides students with an overview of the careers, concepts, and typical tasks that occur in a veterinary hospital. Students will be introduced to the rewards and realities of working in veterinary medicine, as well as the steps to become a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) and Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine (DVM).
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100 or equivalent
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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Describe the occupational roles, common tasks, and fundamental disease concepts within a veterinary clinic.
2. Develop a personal education and career plan outlining the pathway towards becoming either an RVT or a DVM
 

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Students will be able to:
1. Define the different roles of staff members in typical local veterinary clinics. 
2. Articulate their personal pathway to an ideal career in veterinary medicine.
3. Describe the use of common diagnostics and treatment modalities used in veterinary
    medicine. 
4. Recognize and define jargon referring to the most common diseases, organ systems, and
    abbreviations used in veterinary medicine. 
5. Discuss and debate ethical and personal values as they relate to the practice of veterinary
    medicine.

Topics and Scope
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I. Introduction to Veterinary Medicine
    A. Types of workplaces
    B. Spectrum of common workplace tasks
    C. Clinical roles and definitions
    D. Related careers
II. Pathway to Veterinary Careers
    A. Veterinary school application process
    B. Registered veterinary technician programs
    C. Local veterinary industry and salaries
    D. Current veterinary industry trends
III. Veterinary Terminology
    A. Organ system terminology
    B. Root word and jargon concepts
    C. Common abbreviations
    D. Common record keeping format
IV. Principles of Disease
    A. Basic disease jargon
    B. Infectious organisms
    C. Non-infectious disease concepts
V. Veterinary Diagnostics
     A. Common veterinary equipment
    B. Common diagnostic tasks
    C. Specialist terms
VI. Veterinary Therapeutics
    A. Preventative medicine
    B. Surgical and dental care
    C. Concepts of veterinary pharmacology
VII.  Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine - Legal and Ethical Scenarios
VIII. Veterinary Knowledge
    A. Assessing quality of information
    B. Medical and primary literature
    C. Veterinary conferences, organizations, and networks

Assignments:
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1. Reading, approximately 30-100 pages total
2. Quizzes
3. Essays or outlines on the topics of personal values and educational/career plan pertaining to
    veterinary medicine

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
20 - 50%
Essays/outlines
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
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
30 - 50%
Quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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