AGEQ 2373 - INTRODUCTION TO EQUINE VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY

Basic concepts of equine veterinary care will be taught. The course will be a survey of equine veterinary medicine from the physical exam to medical terminology, preventive medicine and pharmacology as well as basic principles of alternative therapies, diagnostic imagery, medical records and client communication.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Calculate correct drug dosage for frequently used equine pharmaceuticals
  • Design a vaccination protocol for different types of equine operations
  • Identify anatomic parts of the equine patient in medical terminology
  • Interpret clinical pathology results
  • Explain proper restraint methods of an equine patient for various veterinary procedures

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 32.0
Lab hours: 32.0

Prerequisites: