VETERINARY MEDICAL APPLICATIONS CERTIFICATION

endorsed by Elanco

The Veterinary Medical Applications Certification endorsed by Elanco provides students with a solid understanding of veterinary science and veterinary medical applications.

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Certification Overview

The certification features demonstrations and materials from practicing veterinarians working with both small and large animals. The certification consists of 22 modules and a 100-question final certification exam.

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Brad Williams, D.V.M., MBA
Beef Technical Consultant
Elanco

AVAILABLE ON:

  • Agricultural Science
  • Health Science

Objectives

  • Understand safety procedures involving the use of electronic technology, imaging equipment and instruments found in a veterinary hospital.
  • Understand clinical terminology and veterinary terms including abbreviations and symbols relating to the diagnosis, pathology and treatment of animals.
  • Analyze and identify various animal body systems and understand the purpose and function of each.
  • Demonstrate appropriate animal handling and animal care skills in a variety of animal behavioral situations.
  • Gain in-depth knowledge and understanding of vital signs, blood sampling and injection methods in various animal species.
  • Apply mathematical skills needed for performing scientific calculations, interpreting data and accurate client assessment.
  • Identify characteristics of healthy animals, and recognize examples of abnormalities and how they relate to associated problems and illnesses.
  • Understand the proper procedures used in processing blood and urine specimens, preparing microscope slides and performing common laboratory tests.
  • Demonstrate the skills, protocol and procedures involved in the pre-surgical, post-surgical and therapeutic care of a patient.
  • Identify medications, calculate dosages, complete a prescription label and explain the handling and distribution, protocol and laws for controlled substances.

Lessons

  • Animals & Society
  • Animals in Research
  • Veterinary Laws & Ethics
  • Common Veterinary Medical Equipment
  • Veterinary Medical Terms & Terminology
  • Basic Canine & Feline Anatomy
  • External Anatomy of Livestock: Terms & Terminology
  • Circulatory & Respiratory Systems
  • Digestive System
  • Endocrine, Immune & Integumentary Systems
  • Nervous, Skeletal & Muscular Systems
  • Animal Behavior
  • Veterinary Medical Practices: Animal Handling & Identification
  • Veterinary Medical Practices: Vital Signs
  • Veterinary Medical Practices: Blood Samples
  • Veterinary Medical Practices: Injections
  • Mathematical Applications in Veterinary Science
  • Veterinary Medical Practices: Clinical Examinations
  • Veterinary Medical Practices: Laboratory Procedures
  • Veterinary Medical Practices: Hospital Procedures
  • Veterinary Medical Practices: Surgical Procedures
  • Veterinary Medical Practices: Pharmacology