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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).

25 Courses/Sections found for Winter 2015     (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 50BCURRENT TOPICS IN VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY II.5 Unit
Provides enrichment of the core curriculum of the Veterinary Technology Program. Presenters will include veterinarians, veterinary specialists, veterinary technicians, animal care and management professionals, business professionals, and educators. Lectures, lecture-demonstrations, multimedia presentations, live demonstrations, or hands-on workshops presented once monthly by the instructor or professionals in veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, or other animal health-related fields. Content consists of relevant topics related to concurrent coursework. Intended for students in the veterinary technology program.
1 hour lecture-laboratory. (12 hours total per quarter.)
31585 V T -050B-01 Lecture-Laboratory05:00 PM-08:40 PMTGREGORY, SANDRA1501
  Lecture-Laboratory 05:00 PM-08:40 PMTGREGORY, SANDRA1501
  Lecture-Laboratory 05:00 PM-08:40 PMTGREGORY, SANDRA1501
V T -050B-01: First meeting 01/13/14. Meets once per month on Tuesdays: 01/13, 02/10 & 03/10. NOT open to non-VT Program students.
31258 V T -050B-02 Lecture-LaboratoryTBATBAGREGORY, SANDRATBA

V T 50ECURRENT TOPICS IN VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY V.5 Unit
Provides enrichment of the core curriculum of the Veterinary Technology Program. Lectures, lecture-demonstrations, multimedia presentations, live demonstrations, or hands-on workshops presented once monthly by the instructor or professionals in veterinary medicine, veterinary technology, or other animal health-related fields. Content consists of relevant topics related to concurrent coursework. Presenters include veterinarians, veterinary specialists, veterinary technicians, animal care and management professionals, business professionals, and educators. Intended for students in the veterinary technology program.
1 hour lecture-laboratory. (12 hours total per quarter.)
31586 V T -050E-01 Lecture-Laboratory05:00 PM-08:40 PMTGREGORY, SANDRA1501
  Lecture-Laboratory 05:00 PM-08:40 PMTGREGORY, SANDRA1501
  Lecture-Laboratory 05:00 PM-08:40 PMTGREGORY, SANDRA1501
V T -050E-01: First meeting 01/13/14. Meets once per month on Tuesdays: 01/13, 02/10 & 03/10. NOT open to non-VT Program students.

V T 53BMEDICAL CALCULATIONS1 Unit
Applied mathematics as a fundamental communication and technical skill. Review of calculations involving fractions, decimals, ratios and proportions, unit conversions, and algebraic equations. Clinical medical calculations utilized in preparation and administration of drugs, dosage determinations, intravenous fluid infusion, and prescription dispensing.
2 hours lecture-laboratory. (24 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Veterinary Technology Program.
30247 V T -053B-01 Lecture-Laboratory08:00 AM-09:50 AMMMACDOUGALL, MAUREEN8338
V T -053B-01: Requires admission to VT Program.

V T 56ANIMAL MANAGEMENT & CLINICAL SKILLS II4 Units
Intended for the pre-clinical training of veterinary technology students and unregistered veterinary assistants. Survey of basic responsibilities and technical duties of veterinary technicians. Clinical nutrition and feeding of the dog and cat. Reproductive anatomy and physiology of the dog and cat including common reproductive disorders. Instruction and practical experience in the basic principles and techniques of wound healing, bandage and suture material. Basic radiography and electrocardiography. Venipuncture for catheter placement, blood collection, and intravenous administration of fluids and medications. Troubleshooting of intravenous catheter set-ups. Patient examination and assessment. Bandaging and splinting. Hands-on experience performing and assisting with routine clinical diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, including dermatologic and ophthalmologic procedures, blood and urine collection and other routine veterinary clinical procedures.
3 hours lecture, 3 hours laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Veterinary Technology Program.
30248 V T -056.-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:15 AMMWESHMAN, LISA4310
  Laboratory 08:00 AM-10:50 AMTTERRY, KATHARINE8507
V T -056.-01: Requires admission to VT program.
30249 V T -056.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-11:15 AMMWESHMAN, LISA4310
  Laboratory 08:00 AM-10:50 AMThTERRY, KATHARINE8507
V T -056.-02: Requires admission to VT program.

V T 60VETERINARY OFFICE PRACTICE2 Units
Principles and practice of veterinary office management for veterinary technology students. Client relations, receptionist skills, telephone techniques, interpersonal skills, and personnel management. Generation and maintenance of correspondence, medical records, legal forms, and hospital logs. Basic bookkeeping, accounting, and financial management principles. Marketing and public relations. Professional ethics and professionalism. Use of computers for data entry, patient record management and inventory control. Use of practice management software. State and federal laws as they apply to the veterinary practice. Intended for students in the veterinary technology program.
2 hours lecture. (24 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Veterinary Technology Program.
30250 V T -060.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMWGREGORY, SANDRA8338

V T 61ANIMAL DISEASES5 Units
Advanced study of the common diseases of domestic animals with emphasis on the dog and cat. Practical medical microbiology, clinical immunology. Mechanisms of disease; the host-parasite relationship and adaptive and maladaptive responses of the host. Etiology, pathogenesis, clinical signs and clinical management of selected immunological, viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic diseases. Etiology, pathogenesis, clinical signs and clinical management of selected developmental, degenerative, nutritional, metabolic, endocrine, immune-mediated, and neoplastic diseases. Principles of vaccination, disease prevention, public health, client education, and zoonosis. Diagnostic techniques, including gross and microscopic identification of common veterinary pathogens. Intended for students in the veterinary technology program.
4 hours lecture, 2 hours lecture-laboratory. (72 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Completion of general microbiology strongly recommended.
30253 V T -061.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMTPETER, KARL8403
  Laboratory 08:00 AM-09:50 AMWPETER, KARL8403

V T 71RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY2 Units
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.
6 hours per week. (72 hours total per quarter.)
31587 V T -071R-01 LectureTBATBATERRY, KATHARINETBA
V T -071R-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 72RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY3 Units
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.
9 hours per week. (108 hours total per quarter.)
31876 V T -072R-01 LectureTBATBATERRY, KATHARINETBA

V T 73RINDEPENDENT STUDY IN VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY4 Units
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.
12 hours per week. (144 hours total per quarter.)
31997 V T -073R-01 LectureTBATBASTAFF, MTBA

V T 75BANIMAL CARE SKILLS II1 Unit
Continuation of V T 75A. Practical application of animal care skills and principles of animal care and management using techniques and knowledge learned in the veterinary technology classroom. Opportunity to participate in the health care team involved in the care, management and husbandry of livestock, companion animals and laboratory animals. Emphasis will be on the basic principles and application of clinical facility management, care of resident teaching animals, and routine maintenance duties. Responsibilities will expand to include medical record keeping. Intended for students in the veterinary technology program.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: V T 75A.
31901 V T -075B-01 Laboratory03:00 PM-05:50 PMMTERRY, KATHARINE8507

V T 84ANESTHESIOLOGY FOR TECHNICIANS5 Units
Principles and practice of veterinary anesthesia for the veterinary technician. Anatomy and physiology of the respiratory, cardiovascular, and nervous systems relevant to anesthesia. Pharmacology, indications, contraindications and adverse effects of common pre-anesthetic and anesthetic agents. The veterinary technician's role in patient assessment, preparation, induction, monitoring, and maintenance of anesthesia. Anesthesia events, surgical assisting, and post-anesthetic nursing will be performed in the laboratory. Intended for students in the veterinary technology program.
3 hours lecture, 6 hours laboratory. (108 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisites: V T 83 and 91.
32073 V T -084.-03 Laboratory12:00 PM-02:50 PMMTDEPAOLO, KATHLEEN8507
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:15 AMMWMACDOUGALL, MAUREEN8507
32077 V T -084.-04 Laboratory12:00 PM-02:50 PMWThDEPAOLO, KATHLEEN8507
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:15 AMMWMACDOUGALL, MAUREEN8507

V T 87BADVANCED ANIMAL CARE SKILLS II1 Unit
Continuation of V T 87A. Continuing instruction of first-year students in basic principles of facilities management and maintenance care of resident animals. Supervisory responsibilities will expand to include the formulation of work schedules, performing diagnostic and therapeutic procedures on resident animals, and performance evaluations of first-year students. The student will be involved in open lab sessions training first-year students in technical procedures. Intended for students in the veterinary technology program.
3 hours laboratory. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Veterinary Technology Program.
32075 V T -087B-02 Laboratory08:00 AM-10:50 AMThESHMAN, LISA8607

V T 92CLINICAL INTERNSHIP III3 Units
Off-campus practical clinical work experience in veterinary facilities supervised by licensed veterinarians and veterinary technicians. Students must assume more responsibility; and act independently with more confidence and proficiency; applying principles of critical thinking to clinical practice and troubleshooting with confidence and good judgment. Practical application of knowledge, skills, and attitudes acquired in the concurrent second year program course work: Assumes primary responsibility for radiology, clinical pathology, anesthesiology, medical and surgical nursing and common clinical procedures. Intended for students in the veterinary technology program.
15 hours laboratory. (180 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Admission to the Veterinary Technology Program.
30256√ V T -092.-01 LaboratoryTBATBATERRY, KATHARINEHOSP
V T -092.-01: Mandatory monthly meeting with Intern Coordinator, TBA. Requirement for 15 hrs/wk, or a total of 180 hrs/qtr, in an approved internship. Schedule subject to assignment by clinical site.

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