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Check out all the exciting topics covered in the Certified Veterinary Assistant Level 1 course! 


Unit One:           

1. General Veterinary Technology - Terminology
2. Facility Cleanliness 
3. Basic Disease Transmission 
4. Health Hazards in the Veterinary Practice
5. Zoonotic Diseases - Part 1 
6. The Human Animal Bond

Unit-Two:

1. Veterinary Exam Procedures - Terminology
2. Proper Lifting and Restraint
3. Basic Canine Restraint 
4. Proper Animal Lifting Techniques
5. Removing Dogs From a Cage or Run 
6. Transporting Animals
7. Safety in the Exam Area
8. Another Set of Eyes
9. Safety in the Exam Room 
 

Unit Three:

1. Veterinary Lab Procedures - Terminology
2. Safety in the Lab Area
3. Safety in the Laboratory 
4. Fecal Collection
5. Fecal Analysis 
6. Disposal of Dead Animals
7. Collection of a Voided Urine Sample
8. The Basic Urinalysis (4:39)
 

Unit Four:

1. Veterinary Medical Imaging - Terminology
2. Safety in the Radiology Area
3. Safety in Radiology Area 
4. Proper Care of Radiology Equipment
5. The X-ray Machine and Technique Chart 
6. Flexibility in Your Job 
7. Following Instructions 
9. Zoonotic Diseases - Part 2

Unit Five:

1. Kennel and Stall Area- Terminology
2. Bathing and Dipping
3. Bathing- Grooming and Nail Trimming 
4. Bathing and Dipping 
5. Safety in the Patient Confinement Area
6. Safety in the Kennel 
7. Bedding Area Materials
8. Proper Maintenance of Cage, Kennel and Stall Area
9. Basic Disease Transmission 
10. Cleaning Agents 
11. Cleaning and Disinfecting 
12. Cleaning Cages- Exam Rooms and Floors 
13. Animal Restraints and Equipment

Unit Six:

1. Animal Identification - Terminology
2. Common Breeds
3. Herding Dog Breed Identification 
4. Hound Dog Breed Identification 
5. Non-Sporting Dog Breed Identification 
6. Sporting Dog Breed Identification
7. Terrier Dog Breed Identification 
8. Toy Dog Breed Identification 
9. Working Dog Breed Identification 
10. Feline Breeds 
11. Equine Breeds
12. Beef Cattle Breeds
13. Dairy Cattle Breeds
14. Sheep Breeds
15. Goat Breeds
16. Swine Breeds 
17. Exotics
18. Restraint in the Patient Confinement Area
 

Unit Seven:
1. Surgical Preparation and Assisting -Terminology
2. Cleaning of Instruments
3. Aseptic Technique 
4. Surgical Instruments 
5. Equipment Training
6. Safety in the Prep and Surgery Area
7. Safety in the Surgery Suite
8. Safety in the Treatment Area 
 

Unit Eight:

1. Veterinary Animal Nursing - Terminology
2. Giving Medications
3. Oral Drug Administration 
4. Topical Drug Administration 
5. Food Preparation
6. Essential Components of Pet Foods 
7. Performing Hydrotherapy
 

Unit Nine:


1. Veterinary Pharmacology - Terminology
2. Syringe Use and Disposal
3. Safety in the Pharmacy
4. Injectable Drug Administration 
5. Better Understanding the Veterinary Client Part One 
6. Professional Conduct 
7. Record Keeping 
8. Safety 
 

Unit Ten:


1. Client Relations - Admit and Discharge
2. Better Understanding the Veterinary Client Part Two 
3. Better Understanding the Veterinary Client Part Three
4. Teamwork 
5. The People Business 

FINAL EXAM 
VETERINARY WORK EXPERIENCE 

Veterinary Topics

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