The objectives for the clinical affiliation are correlated with the basic course content of VETN110G, 114G, 115G and 121G. The course generally follows sequential steps from basic to more complex tasks, adding components each week to enable the students to gradually function in a technical position with added skill and confidence. Physical limitations may hinder the student’s ability to succeed in this course. Students will be expected to lift and restrain animals. Sufficient manual dexterity, hearing and vision are necessary to accurately perform many clinical procedures. Students will be expected to establish priorities, function effectively in emergency situations, comply with safety regulations and communicate in a professional manner.
Prerequisites: C+ or better in VETN110G, VETN112G, VETN114G, VETN115G, VETN121G, BIOL111G and BIOL121G.