ANSC 263 : Exotic and Laboratory Animal Procedures
Introduction to the husbandry, care and use of exotics and laboratory animals. Includes discussion in common diseases, biosecurity, and public health as they apply to a wide variety of species, including those found in Hawaii and beyond. This course is intended for students entering lab animal medicine, veterinary technology, veterinary assisting or other animal-related fields.
Admission in the Veterinary Technology Program and a grade of “C” or better in all completed ANSC courses.
- Comply with national and institutional regulations regarding the housing, care, and use of laboratory animals.
- Recognize of exotic and lab animal species and describe the signs and treatments for common diseases of lab animals.
- Describe common zoonotic diseases of exotics and lab animals as they apply to animal health and public safety.