Phase III of Vet Tech University’s Veterinary Technician Training offers instruction on a broad range of clinical procedures and provides a great source of training in the clinical skills necessary to a technician’s role in the veterinary hospital. You’ll be taught the proper procedures for blood collection, catheter placement, blood pressure monitoring and fluid therapy. You”ll discover how to place and care for urinary catheters, deliver supplemental oxygen therapy and how to provide pain management and alternative care. You will learn how to effectively assist the veterinarian during a patient”s physical examination and be trained on some of the most common medical topics veterinarians see on a regular basis.

Blood Pressure Monitoring Resources

  • Using a Doppler Blood Pressure Monitor
  • Using an Oscillometric Blood Pressure Monitor

EKG Resources

  • Basic Evaluation of an EKG
  • Performing and Evaluating EKG’s

Vaccines

  • Vaccines Part One
  • Vaccines Part Two
  • Vaccines Part Three

Blood Collection

  • Canine Cephalic and Saphenous Veins
  • Canine Jugular Vein
  • Feline Cephalic Vein
  • Feline Femoral Vein
  • Feline Jugular Vein

Fluid Therapy and Catheterization

  • Canine and Feline IV Catheter Placement
  • IV Catheter Precautions and Complications
  • IV Fluid Therapy
  • Subcutaneous Fluid Therapy

Supplemental Oxygen

  • Tracheal Intubation
  • Monitoring Oxygen Therapy
  • Oxygen Delivery: Flow-by and Nasal Prong Techniques
  • Oxygen Delivery: Nasal and Nasopharyngeal Catheter
  • Using an Oxygen Cage
  • Using an Oxygen Tent

Urinary Catheter Resources

  • Caring For and Removal of the Male Urinary Catheter
  • Female Feline and Canine Urinary Catheter Placement and Care
  • Male Feline and Canine Urinary Catheter Placement

Medical Topics

  • Bladder Stones
  • Ear Problems
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Hypertension
  • Medicating Your Dog
  • Renal Failure
  • What is new in feline urinary care
  • Inappropriate urination: When is it a behavior problem?
  • The right approach to feline urinary care
  • Discussing urinary problems with pet owners
  • Diabetes Mellitus – The Disease Process and Its Effects
  • Diabetes Mellitus – Diagnostic Testing and Stabilizing the Patient
  • Diabetes Mellitus – Preparing the Client for Home Treatment
  • Diabetes Mellitus – Dietary Considerations

Microchips

  • Proper Implantation of Microchips

Physical Exam

  • The Complete Physical Exam of a Canine Patient – Part 1
  • The Complete Physical Exam of a Canine Patient – Part 2
  • The Complete Physical Exam of a Canine Patient – Part 3
  • The Complete Physical Exam of a Canine Patient – Part 4
  • The Complete Physical Exam of a Feline Patient – Part 1
  • The Complete Physical Exam of a Feline Patient – Part 2
  • The Complete Physical Exam of a Feline Patient – Part 3
  • The Complete Physical Exam of a Feline Patient – Part 4

Dental Care

  • Oral Exam and Dental Charting Part 1
  • Oral Exam and Dental Charting Part 2
  • Oral Exam and Dental Charting Part 3
  • Practical Dentistry Part One
  • Practical Dentistry Part Two
  • Practical Dentistry Part Three
  • Dental Extraction Sequence

Pain Management and Alternative Care

  • Pain Management Part One
  • Pain Management Part Two
  • Pain Management Part Three
  • What is Chiropractic Care?
  • The Chiropractic Adjustment
  • When to Recommend Chiropractic Care
  • Advantages, Cautions and Contraindications of Animal Acupuncture
  • The Art of Animal Acupuncture and How it Works
  • The History of Animal Acupuncture
  • Six Common Modalities used in Animal Physical Rehabilitation
  • Common Reasons for Animal Physical Rehabilitation
  • Supplemental Modalities used in Animal Physical Rehabilitation

General Client Education Topics

  • Anal Glands
  • Flea and Tick Control
  • Home Dental Care
  • Our Aging Pets
  • Pain Management
  • Pre-anesthetic Labwork
  • Spaying Your Pet
  • Surgical Aftercare
  • Dental Cleaning
  • Allergies
  • Cancer
  • Demodectic Mange
  • Sarcoptic Mange
  • Leptospirosis
  • Ringworm
  • Rabies
  • Seizures
  • Advances in Pet Identification
  • Ear Problems
  • Acupuncture in Veterinary Medicine
  • Chiropractic Care for Pets

General Canine Topics

  • Heartworm Disease
  • Heartworm Prevention
  • Neutering
  • Nutrition
  • Vaccines
  • Puppy Basics
  • Hip Dysplasia
  • Medicating Your Dog
  • Bladder Stones
  • Lyme Disease
  • Parvovirus
  • Urinary Problems with Dogs
  • Housetraining
  • Crate Training
  • Obedience Training
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Grooming Your Dog
  • Understanding Canine Conflicts
  • Chewing Behaviors
  • Helping Your Dog Welcome Your New Baby

General Feline Topics

  • Heartworm Disease
  • Neutering
  • Nutrition
  • Vaccines
  • Kitten Basics
  • Hypertension
  • Traveling with Your Cat
  • Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease
  • Administering Medications to Cats

We are sorry to inform you, but we are no longer accepting enrollment due to our acquisition. Good luck in your future endeavors!