SRJC Course Outlines

5/5/2021 11:28:45 PMANSCI 2 Course Outline as of Fall 2011

New Course (First Version)
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ANSCI 2Title:  VETERINARY PRACTICES  
Full Title:  Veterinary Practices
Last Reviewed:4/10/2017

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:  ANHLT 2
Formerly: 

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.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
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.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
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

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2011Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2011Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



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. Handle and restrain domestic farm animals.
2. Discuss and defend livestock health practices.
3. Hypothesize cause, system(s) affected, and treatment of common diseases that affect cattle, sheep, hogs, and horses.
4. Determine the correct application of vaccines and parasite management programs.
5. Distinguish 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
 
Lecture and lab will cover the following topics:
3.  Use of equipment and facilities in the handling and humane restraint of domestic farm animals: bovine, ovine, porcine, and equine
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 medications
    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 veterinarian

Assignments:
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1.  Written lab reports (5-10)
2.  Mid-terms (2) and final exam
3.  Three to five unit quizzes
4.  Field work and class performances demonstrating skills related to animal health practices
5.  Collaborative and individual lab activities
6.  Presentation on a disease
7.  Veterinary report

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
10 - 20%
Lab reports, presentation on a disease, vet report
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 - 20%
Class performances, field work, lab activities
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
60 - 70%
Mid-terms, quizzes, and final exam
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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Animal Health (3rd Edition) by Jackson, Baker and Greer.  Interstate Publishers, Inc. 2000 (Classic).
Introduction to Veterinary Science.  James B. Lawhead and Meecee Baker.  Delmar Learning 2005.

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