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SCIE1340 Animal Husbandry 2

Description: This course has been designed for beginners in the animal health care field. Upon completion of the course, the student will have basic knowledge of the anatomy, nutrition and behavior of the horse, pig, cow, sheep and goat. Students will develop a basic understanding of veterinary diseases, especially zoonotics. Students will learn the importance of proper restraint and safety around large animals.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: SCIE1320
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SCIE1320 Basic Animal Husbandry

Description: Designed for beginners in the animal health care field. Upon completion of this course, the student will have basic knowledge of anatomy, nutrition, and behaviour of the dog, cat, ferret and rabbit. They will develop a basic understanding of veterinary diseases, especially zoonotics, and students will learn the importance of a clean, well organized hospital.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: SCIE1310
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SCIE1360 Basic Veterinary Pharmacology

Description: The focus of this course is on veterinary pharmacology, the pharmadynamics and pharmacokinetics of veterinary drugs as well as the drugs most commonly used in veterinary medicine so the student can develop the necessary vocabulary and understanding of pharmacology in order to work effectively within a veterinary hospital. The regulations which govern veterinary drugs as well as basic pharmacy skills will be covered
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: SCIE1330
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OLRN1260 English 2

Description: Recommended: English 1 (Internet) or equivalent.

Students will investigate challenging communication problems that require collecting information, solving problems and making decisions. They will prepare analytical reports, sales and promotional materials, proposals and job search documents. These critical elements of business communications will be studied with an emphasis on clear reporting techniques and powerful persuasive strategies. In addition, students will generate presentations supported by technology, and assess their own communication skills in the context of career demands.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1293 Excel

Description: Recommended: Familiarity with MS Office products including MS Outlook

Learn to use MS Excel for Windows to create and format spreadsheets in order to analyze data and make more informed business decisions. You will discover how to; create, edit, format and print workbooks; use mathematical formulas and functions; create and format charts and shapes; insert images; cut, copy and paste data.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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OLRN1057 Introduction To Psychology

Description: In order to understand ourselves and interact appropriately with others, we must first understand the basis for behaviour. The study of psychology provides you with an understanding of why people think and act as they do. It examines the scientific process of research, the human brain and the nervous system, sensation and perception, learning, memory and personality.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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SCIE1370 Veterinary Anesthesia

Description: This course will provide the student with an introduction to Veterinary Anesthesia. The topics covered include basics about equipment, monitoring devices, different methods and tasks involved in preparing animals for anesthesia, monitoring and post anesthetic period.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: SCIE1360
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SCIE1330 Veterinary Lab Procedures

Description: This course covers the basic medical and laboratory procedures in a veterinary medical practice. This will include laboratory and radiology safety and procedures and will cover the most common veterinary and laboratory practices in a veterinary hospital. The course stresses the importance of proper preparation of laboratory samples, safety procedures and appropriate techniques.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: SCIE1340
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SCIE1300 Veterinary Office Skills and Procedures

Description: This course covers the administrative and clerical procedures involved in a veterinary medical practice including effective communication skills, telephone skills, body language, conflict management and working in a team oriented, professional environment. The course stresses the importance of proper preparation of medical records, filing methods, appropriate paperwork, message taking and collection of information and maintaining a professional manner.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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SCIE1350 Veterinary Surgical Procedures

Description: This course will cover the basic procedures in preparing for veterinary surgeries, record keeping, pre and post op duties, handling and cleaning of surgical instruments, most common elective surgeries, sterile and non-sterile procedures, asepsis and appropriate behavior in the surgery room.
Hours: 36
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: SCIE1330
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SCIE1310 Veterinary Terminology

Description: The focus of this course is on terminology used within the veterinary office to develop the necessary language skills to communicate effectively within this environment. Word structure and terminology are studied to ensure those working in the veterinary profession understand the doctor, their peers and clients. Terminology will be introduced along with a very basic understanding of anatomy and physiology using the systems approach.
Hours: 42
Credits: 3
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