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Veterinary and Laboratory Animal Technician

Competency-Based Apprenticeship
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Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Time-Based Skills

6 skill sets | 0 total skills
Knowledge of basic principle and technical skills
Knowledge of basic principles and technical skills
Observes Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for performance of protocols and management of research animals
Demonstrate proper use and maintenance of equipment
Documentation, Communication and Problem solving
Observe Safe and Compliant Practices

Technical Instruction

Anatomy and Physiology - 48 req. hrs
Introduction to the systematic study of anatomy and physiology of animals with emphasis on functional relationships and interdependence of systems.
Laboratory Animal Clinical Management - 66 req. hrs
Survey of common management practices in veterinary facilities and care of laboratory animals in a clinical setting. Topics including but not limited to; aseptic techniques, anesthesia and analgesia, Regulations/Compliance, safety, genetics/breeding colonies, diseases in laboratory animals, diagnostic techniques, immunology, and pharmacology
Technical Mathematics II - 16 req. hrs
Review of mathematical functions including fractions, decimals, measurement, scientific notation, percentages, proportions, perimeters, areas, volumes of geometric figures and problem solving techniques

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