SRJC Course Outlines

10/31/2020 1:16:37 AMEQSCI 150 Course Outline as of Fall 2014

Terminated Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  EQSCI 150Title:  EQUINE HEALTH CARE-PREV  
Full Title:  Equine Health Care - Preventative and First Aid
Last Reviewed:1/26/2009

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum.50Lecture Scheduled.7517.5 max.Lecture Scheduled13.13
Minimum.50Lab 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:  AG 60.2

Catalog Description:
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Preventative medicine, bandaging, first aid, foot problems and lameness in horses. Evaluation of a horse during a pre-purchase exam, and introduction to reproductive health.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Preventative medicine, bandaging, first aid, foot problems and lameness in horses. Evaluation of a horse during a pre-purchase exam, and introduction to reproductive health.
(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: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate parasite control methods for maintenance of a healthy horse.
2. List the symptoms of Colic Pigeon Fever and Tying Up Syndrome.
3. Demonstrate basic first aid procedures.
4. Participate in the evaluation of a horse during a pre-purchase exam.
5. Develop a preventative health plan for our area.
6. Identify reproductive parts and demonstrate the understanding of
    equine reproductive health.

Topics and Scope
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Demonstrations of:
1.  restraint and safety methods
2.  floating teeth
3.  cleaning sheath
4.  vaccination sites
5.  general physical exam
 
Discussion of:
1.  ehrlichia equi
2.  pigeon fever
3.  exertional rhabdomyolysis (tying up syndrome)
4.  colic management
5.  pre-purchase exam
       a.  lameness exam
       b.  overall health check
       c.  age assessment
6.  introductory reproductive health
7.  first aid- emergency care
8.  common lameness problems
9.  client-veterinarian relationship

Assignments:
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1.  Reading assignments will be taken from periodical and text.  Average 15 pages a week.
2.  Worksheets, class notes, and study guides will be the writing assignments.
3.  2-3 Quizzes and exam
4.  Pre-purchase exam checklist

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 problem solving assessments 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
10 - 15%
Pre-purchase exam checklist
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
85 - 90%
Quizzes & exams
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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Instructor prepared materials

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