Spring 2019 Class Schedule (CRC)



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VT 110    Veterinary Office Practice    3 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in CISC 302.
Enrollment Limitation: Student must complete pre-enrollment process.
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: A practice-oriented course that includes hospital and clinic management procedures, business and professional aspects of practice, ethical and legal considerations for the Registered Veterinary Technician and his/her employer. Students will be introduced to OSHA requirements and regulations as they pertain to veterinary hospitals. Assignments in medical terminology will be given. Enrollment in this course limited to students admitted via the pre-enrollment process.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

WTh02:45PM-03:35PMLECM.BiesiadeckiCRC MAIN VT 10114885Textbook
WTh03:45PM-05:05PMLABM.BiesiadeckiCRC MAIN VT 101
This is a Veterinary Technology program course and enrollment requires completion of prerequisites and instructor consent with a permission number to enroll.


VT 123    Large Animal Disease: Pathology    3 Units

Prerequisite: VT 113 with a grade of "C" or better
Corequisite: BIOL 440 (may have been taken previously)
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: A course of study designed to acquaint the Veterinary Technician trainee with the many varied large animal disease entities seen in the animal health field. While most of the diseases discussed will be those of the common large domestic animals, some emerging and foreign animal diseases will be investigated with an emphasis on public health concerns. There will be exposure to such areas of study as etiology, pathogenesis, symptomatology and control of disease. Course will cover mechanisms of protecting the nation's food supply through herd health disease prevention and control programs for zoonotic diseases.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh06:00PM-07:20PMLECK.FlynnCRC MAIN VT 10114944Textbook
This is a Veterinary Technology program course and enrollment requires completion of prerequisites and instructor consent with a permission number to enroll.


VT 130    Advanced Veterinary Technology    4 Units

Prerequisite: VT 120 with a grade of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 72 hours LAB
Description: This course includes instruction in advanced veterinary technology practices which includes, but is not limited to abnormal hematology, cytology, an introduction to bone marrow aspiration and evaluation, veterinary nutrition, emergency patient care, and advanced life support. There will be an emphasis placed upon advanced nursing techniques for companion animals, laboratory animals and non domestic species. Students will be required to spend two to six hours per week during assigned times in the care of the colony animals. Time may include weekends and holidays as well as semester break. Students will also be assigned a dog and cat which will require an additional 140 minutes per week for obedience training, socialization and grooming.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MT08:30AM-09:50AMLECA.AtkinsCRC MAIN VT 101
MT10:00AM-12:05PMLABA.AtkinsCRC MAIN VT 10214946Textbook
MT01:00PM-03:05PMLABA.AtkinsCRC MAIN VT 10215884Textbook

VT 131    Introduction to Diagnostic Imaging    3 Units

Prerequisite: VT 120 and 122 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 36 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to meet the needs of the Registered Veterinary Technician who will be working for veterinarians in private practice, animal research laboratories, private and state industrial or educational institutions. The course covers safety procedures, rules, regulations, x-ray production and theory as well as specific techniques associated with the use of x-ray equipment. It includes positioning techniques for various animal species as well as radiograph developing techniques and basic x-ray theory. Alternate imaging modalities are introduced and their use in veterinary medicine described. Emphasis is placed on the theory of diagnostic ultrasound and its use in veterinary medicine. A local field trip to a facility that offers the opportunity to perform large animal radiographic techniques may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

W08:00AM-09:50AMLECA.Colagross-SchoutenCRC MAIN NTB 104
W10:00AM-01:05PMLABA.Colagross-SchoutenCRC MAIN VT 10214890Textbook
W02:00PM-05:05PMLABA.Colagross-SchoutenCRC MAIN VT 10214891Textbook
This is a Veterinary Technology program course and enrollment requires completion of prerequisites and instructor consent with a permission number to enroll.
Two Labs are associated with the Wednesday Lecture. Your Permission Number will automatically enroll you into the Lecture.


VT 134    Large Animal Nursing    1.5 Units

Prerequisite: VT 111 and 113 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 18 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: A course in restraint, behavior, anesthesia and nursing care of domestic large animal species. Species covered will include horses, cattle, sheep, goats, and swine. Students will learn and have hands on practice in basic restraint, physical examination, oral and injectable medication administration, and blood and urine collection techniques. Instruction is provided through lectures followed by hands on practice and demonstrations at off campus livestock facilities. Students will also receive instruction in the use of restraint equipment and techniques for obstetrical examination and dystocia, administration of and complications associated with large animal anesthesia, tail and leg wrapping, intravenous catheterization, and common husbandry practices including disbudding, tail docking, and castration.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 19-Mar 18

W06:00PM-08:05PMLECR.FavoriteCRC MAIN VT 10120150Textbook
F02:00PM-05:25PMLABR.FavoriteCRC MAIN VT 102

Schedule: Eight Week - Second, Mar 19-May 16

M05:45PM-07:50PMLECR.FavoriteCRC MAIN VT 10114892Textbook
F02:00PM-05:25PMLABR.FavoriteCRC MAIN VT 102
This is a Veterinary Technology program course and enrollment requires completion of prerequisites and instructor consent with a permission number to enroll.


VT 152    Introduction to Laboratory Animals and Caged Birds    2 Units

Prerequisite: VT 100 and 111 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 27 hours LEC ; 27 hours LAB
Description: This course is designed to expand upon the brief introduction the veterinary technology student has had to caged birds and laboratory animals. The student will have more hands-on exposure to laboratory animals and caged birds (e.g. specimen collection, anesthesia, etc.) thereby increasing their understanding of laboratory animal care maintenance requirements. Greater emphasis will be placed on obtaining handling skills. This course will provide information and handling skills which will help the student prepare for the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) certification. A field trip to a research facility is required. Students will also be required to spend 2-6hrs/week during assigned times in the care of the colony animals. Time may include weekends and holidays as well as semester break.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

F08:00AM-09:20AMLECM.BiesiadeckiCRC MAIN VT 101
F09:30AM-10:55AMLABM.BiesiadeckiCRC MAIN VT 10114895Textbook
F12:00PM-01:25PMLABM.BiesiadeckiCRC MAIN VT 10114896Textbook
This is a Veterinary Technology program course and enrollment requires completion of prerequisites and instructor consent with a permission number to enroll.
Two Labs are associated with the Friday Lecture. Your Permission Number will automatically enroll you into the Lecture.


VT 298    Work Experience in Veterinary Technology    1-4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
General Education: AA/AS Area III(b)
Enrollment Limitation: Students must be in a paid or unpaid internship, volunteer position or job related to career goals Veterinary Technology.
Hours: 300 hours LAB
Description: This course provides students with opportunities to develop marketable skills in preparation for employment in their major field of study or advancement within their career. It is designed for students interested in work experience and/or internships in associate degree level or certificate occupational programs. Course content includes understanding the application of education to the workforce; completion of required forms which document the student's progress and hours spent at the work site; and developing workplace skills and competencies. Appropriate level learning objectives are established by the student and the employer. During the semester, the student is required to participate in a weekly orientation and 75 hours of related paid work experience, or 60 hours of unpaid work experience for one unit. An additional 75 or 60 hours of related work experience is required for each additional unit. Work Experience may be taken for a total of 16 units when there are new or expanded learning objectives. Only one Work Experience course may be taken per semester.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 14788TextbookFree Digital Book
Online class. Required attendance at one of the following on-campus orientations:
Friday, January 25th, 9:00 - 11:15 AM
Friday, January 25th, 11:45 AM - 2 PM
Monday, January 28th, 6:30 - 8:45 PM
All orientations will be held in WIN 106 on the CRC main campus. Class login at
http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Schedule: Other Term, Mar 05-May 22

TBATBALABA.AvalosCRC MAIN Online 15006TextbookFree Digital Book
Online class. Required attendance at the on-campus Orientation: Tuesday, March 5th from 6:30 PM - 8:45 PM in WIN 106 on the CRC Main Campus. Class login at http://elearning.losrios.edu/. Login to https://apps.losrios.edu/ to access your Los Rios Gmail for important information regarding this class.
 

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2018