SRJC Course Outlines

7/19/2024 5:33:54 PMANHLT 110 Course Outline as of Summer 2012

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ANHLT 110Title:  VET MED TERM ANAT/PHYS  
Full Title:  Intro to Vet Medical Terminology, Anatomy, and Physiology
Last Reviewed:4/19/2004

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled017.5 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total 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 167.5

Catalog Description:
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Commonly used terminology and biological concepts used in veterinary medicine.  Includes study of basic normal anatomy and physiology (small animal emphasis) in a body systems format, along with related vocabulary and spelling. Commonly used veterinary acronyms and abbreviations are woven throughout the course where relevant.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
Commonly used terminology and biological concepts used in veterinary medicine.  Includes study of basic normal anatomy and physiology (small animal emphasis) in a body systems format, along with related vocabulary and spelling. Commonly used veterinary acronyms, abbreviations, and terminology are woven throughout the course where relevant.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
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

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will:
1.  Demonstrate an understanding of basic cell biology.
2.  Identify normal anatomy and physiology of small companion animals.
3.  Define terminology used in small animal veterinary practice.
4.  Identify disease progression of small animals.
5.  Describe the use of equipment for lab tests or relevant small
   animal hospital tests.
6.  Discuss endocrine system terminology.
7.  Discuss terminology of drugs and medications.
8.  Describe career opportunities in the animal health field.
9.  Discuss the rules and routes of medication administration.
10. Analyze the reproductive system: terminology, anatomy, and
   physiology.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Introduction to word structure, roots, prefixes, suffixes, and
   combinations; introduction to body planes and application of
   directional terms.
2.  Introduction to biology of the cell and related terminology of
   cellular anatomy and physiology.
3.  Overview of body structure and organization defined in terms of
   anatomy and physiology of the tissues, organs, and organ systems.
4.  Disease progression in animals.
5.  Lab tests used in the small animal clinic.
6.  The Hematopietic System - terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
7.  The Lymphatic System - terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
8.  Animal health careers.
9.  The Musculoskeletal System - terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
10. The Cardiovascular System - terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
11. The Respiratory System - terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
12. The Nervous System - terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
13. The Eye and Visual Pathway - terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
14. The Ear - terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
15. The Alimentary System - terminology, oral and GI anatomy, and
   physiology.
16. The Urinary System - terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
17. The Reproductive System - terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
18. The Endocrine System - terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
19. The Integumentary System - terminology, anatomy, and physiology.
20. Pharmacology - terminology of drugs and routes of medication
   administration, prescription format.

Assignments:
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1.  Reading in text and handouts.
2.  Completion of self-evaluation exercises in text.
3.  Optional extra-credit reports/presentations.

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
5 - 10%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 50%
Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 60%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 30%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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CLINICAL TEXTBOOK FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS:
by Dennis M. McCurnin D.V.M.M.S.
Publisher: W B Saunders, 1998, Fourth Edition

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