Introduces learners to various drugs and other substances used in veterinary medicine. Learners will analyze drug classification, effects, side effects, uses and client education related to a wide variety of uses in the field of animal medicine. Learners will apply principles of client education, measurement, administration and safe storage of antiparasitics, anti-inflammatories, antibiotics and nervous system drugs.
Prerequisite: 10-091-172 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY - VET 1. Condition: Accepted into the Veterinary Science Associate Degree program, or with Dean approval.