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Veterinary Technology

Biological and Health Sciences (650) 949-7538
There is a selective admission process required prior to enrolling in these courses. For an application, access www.foothill.edu/bio/programs/vettech. Selective admission process does not apply to the Veterinary Assistant Certificate courses (VT 52A, 52B, 88A, 88B).

7 Courses/Sections found for Summer 2014     (Each listing represents a different section.)
Legend: • Online Course % Honors Course √ Off Campus Course   Evening Course
M=Monday  T=Tuesday  W=Wednesday  Th=Thursday  F=Friday  S=Saturday  U=Sunday

Course IDCourse TitleUnits
CRN # Course Activity Time Days Instructor Location

V T 52AVETERINARY ASSISTING I5 Units
First in a two-course series in the theory and practice of veterinary assisting focusing on the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for competent paraprofessional support to the veterinarian (DVM) and to the registered veterinary technician (RVT). Prepare for an exciting career as a Veterinary Assistant by learning the essential knowledge and hands-on skills. Emphasis is on the practical aspects of front office management, working as part of the veterinary health care team, basic animal care, and fundamentals of patient management under direct supervision. Entirely online and may be taken as a stand-alone class or may be combined with V T 52B, V T 88A & V T 88B to earn a Veterinary Assisting Program Certificate of Completion.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
10080• V T -052A-01W LectureTBATBADEPAOLO, KATHLEENONLINE
Class runs from - . V T -052A-01W: EARLY SUMMER SESSION 6/9-7/19/14. Online class. Offered via Internet. After registering, you must go to www.foothill.edu/fga/ for textbook and login information on how to begin.

V T 52BVETERINARY ASSISTING II5 Units
Second in a two-course series in the theory and practice of veterinary assisting focusing on the knowledge, skills, and attitudes required for competent paraprofessional support to the veterinarian (DVM) and to the registered veterinary technician (RVT). Prepare for an exciting career as a Veterinary Assistant by learning the essential knowledge and hands-on skills. Emphasis is on the practical aspects of front office management, working as part of the veterinary health care team, basic animal care, and fundamentals of patient management under direct supervision. Entirely on-line and may be taken as a stand-alone class or may be combined with V T 52A, V T 88A & V T 88B to earn a Veterinary Assisting Program Certificate of Completion.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: V T 52A.
10322• V T -052B-01W LectureTBATBADEPAOLO, KATHLEENONLINE
Class runs from - . V T -052B-01W: Online class 7/21-8/30. Offered via Internet. After registering, you must go to www.foothill.edu/fga/ for textbook and login information on how to begin.

V T 53EINTRODUCTION TO SMALL RUMINANT HEALTH MANAGEMENT2 Units
A series of lectures, live demonstrations, and hands-on sessions. Introduction to the principles of husbandry and health management of sheep and dairy goats. Breed identification; housing and restraint; nutrition and feeding; common infectious disease and vaccinations; common internal and external parasite management; common veterinary medicines and food animal restrictions; breeding, gestation, and parturition. Intended for students in the veterinary technology program.
1 hour lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: All instruction will take place on the farm at Hidden Villa.
10135√ V T -053E-01 LectureTBATBATHOMPSON, BLAIRHDNVLA
  Laboratory TBATBATHOMPSON, BLAIRHDNVLA
Class runs from - . V T -053E-01: Designed for Hidden Villa student-interns. Open to all students. Classes held at Hidden Villa on Moody Road in Los Altos Hills. Non-HV students must contact Lisa Eshman, VT Program Director @ 650-949-7203, for enrollment information.

V T 70RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY1 Unit
Provides an opportunity for the student to expand their studies in Veterinary Technology beyond the classroom by completing a project or an assignment arranged by agreement between the student and instructor. The student is required to contract with the instructor to determine the scope of assignment and the unit value assigned for successful completion. Students may take a maximum of 6 units of Independent Study per department.
3 hours per week. (36 hours total per quarter.)
10963 V T -070R-01 LectureTBATBATERRY, KATHARINETBA
Class runs from - . V T -070R-01: To enroll, students MUST complete an Independent Contract with the instructor at the beginning of the quarter. Please contact the VT Program Director, Lisa Eshman, at 650-949-7203, for more information.

V T 88ACLINICAL PRECEPTORSHIP I1.5 Units
Formal, structured off-campus clinical experience in licensed veterinary facilities, which serve as a means of instructing the student in practical, hands-on, clinical skills in all aspects of veterinary assisting. The student is under the direct supervision of one or more licensed veterinarians and/or credentialed veterinary technicians. The site of the preceptorship is approved by the veterinary technology program in consultation with the student and the veterinary professionals Opportunity for learning and practical application of the knowledge, skills and attitudes required of a veterinary assistant. Exposure to varied methodologies and practice philosophies in a variety of clinical settings. Emphasis is on the role of the veterinary assistant in the veterinary health care team.
7.5 hours clinic. (90 hours total per quarter.)
Corequisite: V T 52A.
10081• V T -088A-01W LaboratoryTBATBADEPAOLO, KATHLEENONLINE
Class runs from - . V T 088A01W: EARLY SUMMER SESSION. Online class 6/9-7/19/14. Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for textbook and login information on how to begin.

V T 88BCLINICAL PRECEPTORSHIP II1.5 Units
Covers a wide scope and increased depth of skills training. Formal, structured off-campus clinical experience in licensed veterinary facilities, which serve as a means of instructing the student in practical, hands-on, clinical skills in all aspects of veterinary assisting. Under the direct supervision of one or more licensed veterinarians and/or credentialed veterinary technicians. The site of the preceptorship is approved by the veterinary technology program in consultation with the student and the veterinary professionals Opportunity for learning and practical application of the knowledge, skills and attitudes required of a veterinary assistant. Exposure to varied methodologies and practice philosophies in a variety of clinical settings. Emphasis is on the role of the veterinary assistant in the veterinary health care team.
7.5 hours clinic. (90 hours total per quarter.)
Corequisite: V T 52B
10745• V T -088B-01W LaboratoryTBATBADEPAOLO, KATHLEENONLINE
Class runs from - . V T 088B01W: Online class 7/21-8/30. Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for textbook and login information on how to begin.

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