Practical animal experience at veterinary clinics, zoos, research labs or other animal facilities. Topics covered may include restraint procedures, veinipuncture, vital signs assessment, radiological techniques, veterinary business and front-office procedures, routine nursing care and animal husbandry. This course is intended for students entering veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields. Students participating in ANSC 190 are required to show proof of current health insurance and obtain a professional liability policy through their internship supervisor.
Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of “C” or better in all completed ANSC courses.
- Perform required clinical competencies in assigned veterinary location(s).
- Demonstrate professionalism in attendance, attitude, and behavior.
- Discuss multiple aspects of veterinary medicine through case studies, guest lecturers, or other assignments.