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Required Course Materials, Current Students, Fall 2016

Distance Education Veterinary Technology Required Course Materials List: Fall 2016

(For students who have taken vet tech courses prior to fall 2015)

This program is conducted online and as such, all students are required to have access to the following items at least three times a week: Computer | Printer | Scanner | PDF Converter | Email | Internet


eBooks purchased from Saunders/Mosby/Elsevier publishing are updated for free and never expire.

Level 2 Required Texts

VTHZ 1008
General Hospital 2

Front Office Management for the Veterinary Team, 2nd by Prendergast, Saunders/Elsevier Publishing, 2015. ISBN 9780323261852

VTHZ 1009
Exam Procedures 2

A) Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition, Coville and Bassert, Mosby/Elsevier 2016. ISBN  9780323227933
B) Clinical Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition., Coville and Bassert, Mosby 2016. ISBN 9780323294751

VTHZ 1010
Pharmacy 2

A) Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians, 2nd edition, by Janet Amundson Romich, Thompson Delmar Learning, © 2011 ISBN: 9781435426009 (this edition is required)
B) Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 2nd ed, by Green and Lake. Elsevier Publishing. ISBN 9780702029301

VTHZ 1011
Surgery 2

A) Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians, 5th edition, Mosby. ISBN 9780323249713
B) Small Animal Surgical Nursing Skills and Concepts, 2nd edition, by Tear, Elsevier Publishing. This edition is required. ISBN 9780323077354 or eBook 9780323095730.
C) Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th edition, 2013, ISBN 9781437726800
D) Veterinary Instruments and Equipment, A Pocket Guide, 3rd edition, by Sonsthagen, Elsevier, ISBN 9780323263139

VTHZ 1012
Animal Nursing 2

Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th edition, 2013, ISBN 9781437726800  

VTHZ 1013
Radiology 2

A) Radiography in Veterinary Technology, 5th edition, Brown, Saunders, ©2014. ISBN 9781455722808
B) This course requires access to a radiograph machine for weekly radiograph assignments

VTHZ 1014
Lab Procedures 2

A) Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6th, Sirois, Mosby 2014 Publishing. ISBN 9780323169301
B) Laboratory Manual: Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6th, Sirois, Mosby 2014 Publishing. ISBN 9780323169264

 

Level 3 Required Course Materials
VTHZ 1015
General Hospital 3
Front Office Management for the Veterinary Team, 2nd by Prendergast, Saunders/Elsevier Publishing, 2015. ISBN 9780323261852

VTHZ 1016
Exam Procedures 3

A) Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition, Coville and Bassert, Mosby/Elsevier 2016. ISBN  9780323227933
B) Clinical Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition, Coville and Bassert, Mosby 2016. ISBN 9780323294751

VTHZ 1017
Pharmacy 3

A) Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians, 2nd edition, by Janet Amundson Romich, Thompson Delmar Learning, © 2011. ISBN 9781435426009
B) Essential Calculations for Veterinary Nurses and Technicians, 2nd ed., by Green and Lake, Elsevier Publishing. ISBN 9780702029301

VTHZ 1018
Surgery 3

A) Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians, 5th edition, Mosby. ISBN 9780323249713
B) Small Animal Surgical Nursing Skills and Concepts, 2nd edition, by Tear, Elsevier Publishing. This edition is required. ISBN 9780323077354 or eBook 9780323095730.
C) Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th edition, 2013. ISBN 9781437726800
D) Veterinary Instruments and Equipment, A Pocket Guide, 3rd edition, by Sonsthagen, Elsevier. ISBN 9780323263139
E) Video camera for required video project

VTHZ 1019
Animal Nursing 3

A) Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th edition, 2013. ISBN 9781437726800
B) Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians Workbook, Bassert/Thomas, 8th Edition, 2013. ISBN 9781455726714
C) Video camera for required video project

VTHZ 1020
Radiology 3

A) Radiography in Veterinary Technology, 5th edition, Brown, Saunders, ©2014. ISBN 9781455722808
B) Must have access to a radiograph machine for radiograph project.

VTHZ 1021
Lab Procedures 3

A) Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6th, Sirois, Mosby 2014, Publishing. ISBN 9780323169301
B) Laboratory Manual: Laboratory Procedures for Veterinary Technicians, 6th, Sirois, Mosby 2014, Publishing. ISBN 9780323169264
C) Video camera for required video project

 

Level 4 Required Texts

VTHT 2205
Equine Management

A) Equine Science 4th, Parker, Cengage Publishing, ISBN 9781111138776. Students may also use the 3rd edition of this book.

VTHT 2209
Food Animal Mgmt

Large Animal Clinical Procedures, 3rd ed., Holtgrew-Bohling, Elsevier Publishing. ISBN 978-0-323-34113-4. This edition is required, previous editions are different in content. 

VTHT 2425
Large Animal Assist**

A) Large Animal Clinical Procedures, 3rd ed., Holtgrew-Bohling, Elsevier Publishing. ISBN 978-0-323-34113-4. This edition is required, previous editions are different in content.
B) You must have access to the following animals to participate in this course or participate in a fast track lab: cattle, goats & horses.
C) Video camera (if not attending fast track lab) for required video project.

VTHT 2213
Lab Animal Mgmt***

A) Laboratory Animal and Exotic Pet Medicine: Principles and Procedures, 2nd Edition. ISBN 9780323172998
B) You must have access to the following animals to participate in this course: a rabbit, mouse, bird & rat. These are considered required course materials.
C) Video camera for required video project.

VTHT 2380 No texts required


**VTHT 2325 requires access to large animals (cattle, horses, etc). You must either complete the course task list at a clinic near you by completing the OCCI paperwork and submitting pictures, or you must attend fast track labs at a date specified during the first few weeks of class. Students who do not attend fast track lab must also have access to a video camera to record hands-on tasks. Fast track is not offered during the summer.

***VTHT 2213 requires access to lab animals (a rabbit, mouse, and rat.). Students often purchase or borrow the animals to complete their tasks, and either return them or donate them to a local elementary school as a class pet. We no longer offer fast track labs for this course. Students must also have access to a video camera to record hands-on tasks.

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