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Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals and Applications - Beth Vanhorn

Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals and Applications

Hardcover

Published: 22nd June 2010
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"Veterinary Assisting Fundamentals and Applications" provides a well-rounded, complete approach to learning the skills required in the field of veterinary assisting. Beginning with basic skills such as veterinary medical terminology and office procedures, the book progresses to more advanced skills such as nursing care and radiology. There is a section on animal production and management covering companion animals, large animals, and exotic animals. Clinical scenarios are provided in each chapter to help demonstrate application of the skills to real world practice. Robust instructor support materials are also provided including an instructor's guide, presentations on PowerPoint, and a testbank.

PART I. OFFICE PROCEDURES. 1. Veterinary Medical Terminology and Abbreviations. 2. Veterinary Medical Records. 3. Scheduling and Appointments 4. Computer and Keyboarding skills. 5. Veterinary Office Management. 6. Communication and Client Relations. 7. Veterinary Ethics and Legal Issues. PART II. VETERINARY ANIMAL PRODUCTION. 8. Dog Production Management. 9. Cat Production Management. 10. Avian Production Management. 11. Pocket Pet Production Management. 12. Rabbit Production Management. 13. Reptile and Amphibian Production Management. 14. Ornamental Fish Production Management. 15. Wildlife Production Management. 16. Zoo and Exotic Animal Production Management. 17. Laboratory Animal Production Management. 18. Beef Cattle Production Management. 19. Dairy Cattle Production Management 20. Equine Production Management. 21. Draft animal Production Management. 22. Swine Production Management. 23. Sheep Production Management. 24. Goat Production Management. 25. Poultry Production Management. 26. Aquaculture Production Management. PART III. CLINICAL PROCEDURES. 27. Basic Anatomy and Physiology of Animals. 28. Veterinary Restraint Procedures. 29. Veterinary Safety. 30. Sanitation and Asepsis Techniques. 31. Animal Nutrition. 32. Animal Diseases and Zoonosis. 33. Animal Behavior. 34. Patient History and Physical Exam. 35. Examination Procedures. 36. Hospital Procedures. 37. Grooming Practices. PART IV. Nursing Assistance. 38. Equipment Identification and Maintenance. 39. Patient Preparation. 40. Nursing Assistant Procedures. 41. Bandaging Techniques. 42. Animal First Aid and CPR. PART V. LABORATORY PROCEDURES. 43. Laboratory Sample Handling and Collection. 44. Urinalysis Evaluation. 45. Fecal Analysis Procedures. 46. Hematology Procedures. 47. Maintaining Laboratory Logs. PART VI. RADIOLOGY AND PHARMACY PROCEDURES. 48. Radiographic Chart and Safety Techniques. 49. Radiographic Positioning. 50. Developing and Process Radiographs. 51. Radiographic Equipment Care and Maintenance. 52. Pharmacology Procedures. 53. Labeling and Handling of medications. 54. Handling Hazardous Wastes. 55. Vaccine and Pharmacology Agents. PART VII. SURGICAL ASSISTING. 56. Surgical Preparation. 57. Surgical instrument identification and maintenance. 58. Patient Preparation and Aseptic Techniques. 59. Surgical Assisting Techniques. 60. Surgical Room Care and Sanitation. 61. Anesthesiology Procedures. APPENDIX.

SECTION I: PRACTICE MANAGEMENT AND CLIENT RELATIONS. 1. Veterinary Medical Terminology and Abbreviations. 2. Medical Records. 3. Scheduling and Appointments. 4. Computer and Keyboarding Skills. 5. Veterinary Office Management. 6. Communication and Client Relations. 7. Veterinary Ethics and Legal Issues. SECTION II: VETERINARY ANIMAL PRODUCTION. 8. Dog Breed Identification and Production Management. 9. Cat Breed Identification and Production Management. 10. Avian Breed Identification and Production Management. 11. Pocket Pet Health and Production Management. 12. Rabbit Identification and Production Management. 13. Reptile and Amphibian Breed Identification and Production Management. 14. Ornamental Fish Identification and Production Management. 15. Wildlife Management and Rehabilitation. 16. Zoo and Exotic Animal Production Management. 17. Laboratory Animal and Research Animal Management. 18. Beef and Dairy Cattle Breed Identification and Production Management. 19. Equine Breed Identification and Production Management. 20. Draft Animal Breed Identification and Production Management. 21. Swine Breed Identification and Production Management. 22. Sheep Breed Identification and Production Management. 23. Goat Breed Identification and Production Management. 24. Poultry Breed Identification and Production Management. 25. Aquaculture Identification and Production Management. SECTION III: GENERAL ANATOMY AND DISEASE PROCESSES. 26. The Structure of Living Things. 27. The Musculoskeletal System. 28. The Digestive System. 29. Circulatory System. 30. The Respiratory System. 31. The Endocrine System. 32. The Renal System. 33. Reproductive System. 34. The Immune System. 35. The Nervous System. 36. The Sensory System. 37. Animal Nutrition. 38. Microbiology and Parasitology as Disease Processes. SECTION IV: CLINICAL PROCEDURES. 39. Animal Behavior. 40. Basic Veterinary Restraint and Handling Procedures. 41. Veterinary Safety. 42. Veterinary Sanitation and Aseptic Technique. 43. The Physical Examination and Patient History. 44. Examination Procedures. 45. Hospital Procedures. 46. Grooming Procedures. 47. Veterinary Assisting Procedures. 48. Laboratory Procedures. 49. Radiology Procedures. 50. Pharmacy Procedures. 51. Surgical Assisting Procedures.

ISBN: 9781435453876
ISBN-10: 1435453875
Series: Veterinary Technology Ser.
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 960
Published: 22nd June 2010
Publisher: Cengage Learning, Inc
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 2.27
Edition Number: 1