Course: AG270 - Veterinary Science
Grade: 10, 11, 12
Subject Area: Agri-Science
This class will introduce students to basic veterinary practices used in animal industries. Terminology and disease prevention will be discussed. Students will have the chance to take temperatures, perform fecal culture for parasites, and examine sperm motility. Students will also practice administering shots to oranges and grapefruits. The students will also study the birth, lactation, and growth of litters of baby pigs born in the large animal lab. This class can be applied to as a 1/2 Biological Science equivalency in order to fulfill the graduation requirement.
Explore career opportunities in animal health care
Identify the importance of MSDS sheets
Describe the role and regulations of OSHA pertaining to veterinary science
Identify the physical, chemical, biological, and zoonotic hazards associated with the veterinary industry
Identify safety signs and equipment used in veterinary science
List the types of cleansers, disinfectants, and antiseptics used in veterinary occupations and their purpose
Analyze veterinary terminologies and their meanings
Explain the functions of the skeletal system
Explain the function of the muscular system
Identify proper injection sites
Describe the function of the respiratory system
This course can fulfill either the CTE requirement or the biological science credit.