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VETT 235 - Anesthesia, Surgical Nursing & Dental Procedures Units: 4

This course consists of three sections: anesthesia, surgical nursing and dental procedures. The anesthesia section includes an overview of pharmacology, the use and application of anesthetic agents, the physiological effects of anesthetic agents, monitoring procedures, pain management, and basic anesthetic protocol. The surgical nursing section includes the understanding of sterile techniques including the methods, by which sterilization is achieved, appropriate behavior in a surgical setting, care of equipment and instruments, and the roles of the operating room staff. The dental section includes a basic understanding of dental anatomy, instrument identification and function, dental exams and cleaning, personnel safety and client education. Three hours of lecture and three hours of lab per week.

Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: VETT 110 and VETT 112. Corequisite: VETT 225. Must be admitted to the Veterinary Technician Program.

Term Offered: Fall