Applied Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians


Author: Boyce P. Wanamaker,Kathy Lockett Massey
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1416056335
Category: Medical
Page: 481
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Designed specifically for veterinary technicians, this essential resource offers detailed guidance on key topics such as managing medication inventory, dispensing veterinarian prescribed drugs, calculating drug dosages, administering medications to animals, and educating clients about drug side effects and precautions. Up-to-date drug information is presented in a consistent, easy-to-use format that includes pharmacokinetics, pharmacodynamics, clinical uses, dosage forms, and adverse side effects. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper administration techniques for common drug forms. Like getting two books in one, this resource combines the comprehensiveness of a veterinary pharmacology text with coverage of pharmacologic fundamentals that are essential to veterinary technician practice. Learning Objectives at the beginning of each chapter help you focus your study efforts and check your progress as you work through the material. Chapter outlines provide at-a-glance overviews of the topics featured in each chapter, making it quick and easy to find information. Key Terms lists with definitions familiarize you with the terminology used in each chapter. Technician's Notes boxes throughout the book provide useful hints and important reminders to help you avoid common errors and increase your efficiency. Coverage of inventory control offers practical tips on performing this important task, including understanding the different vendor types, communicating with sales representatives, and using veterinary practice management computer software. Detailed summaries of important drug laws, such as the Animal Medicinal Drug Use Clarification Act and the Animal Drug Availability Act, introduce you to the legal and ethical aspects of veterinary pharmacology. A companion Evolve website offers 137 photographs of drug labels to familiarize you with the labels you will see in practice, six drug dosage calculators with related exercises to help you strengthen your drug calculation skills, and 12 videos that show you how to administer oral, inhaled, and injectable drugs.Proprietary drug names are listed along with generic names to help you learn to recognize drugs with generic options. Additional review questions in this edition help reinforce your understanding of key concepts. Answers are located in the back of the book so you can check the accuracy of your responses. The chapter on Drugs Used in Skin Disorders offers expanded coverage of the anatomy and physiology of the skin, as well as information on the latest drugs used to treat skin disorders.

Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians


Author: Thomas P. Colville,Joanna M. Bassert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323227937
Category: Medical
Page: 634
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This anatomy and physiology textbook for veterinary technicians features vocabulary fundamentals, hundreds of full-color illustrations, clinical application boxes, and test yourself questions.

Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Technicians


Author: Robert Bill
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118835298
Category: Medical
Page: 240
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This user-friendly guide to medical mathematics helps veterinary technician students develop the math skills required before going into the practice setting. New workbook format allows readers to practice problems right inside the book Covers math fundamentals, metric and non-metric conversions, dosing and concentration, IV drug infusion, prescriptions, and doctors' orders Offers step-by-step instructions for performing calculations Newly expanded to include calculation of constant rate infusions, dilutions, compounding, and anesthesia applications Features a full answer key and images from the book in PowerPoint for instructors on a companion website

Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians


Author: Susan Bryant
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118692217
Category: Medical
Page: 416
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Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians is a highly practical guide to anesthesia skills for veterinary technicians published in association with the Academy of Veterinary Technician Anesthetists (AVTA). Packed with hints and tips to aid technicians in the practice of veterinary anesthesia, the book offers an essential resource to building anesthesia skills and improving knowledge. Encompassing both background knowledge and practical application of anesthesia-related skills, Anesthesia for Veterinary Technicians is a valuable resource for veterinary technicians of all skill levels. Supplementary website materials, including charts and forms for use in the practice, are available at www.wiley.com/go/bryant.

Fundamentals of Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians


Author: Janet Amundson Romich
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1435426002
Category: Science
Page: 704
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Build a strong foundation for understanding how medications may help or potentially harm animals. FUNDAMENTALS OF PHARMACOLOGY FOR VETERINARY TECHNICIANS, 2E, follows a body-systems approach making it easy to correlate basic anatomy and physiology with the drugs used to treat diseases of each body system. A strong foundation of drug administration, pharmacokinetics, measurement systems, as well as drug approval and safety provides the concepts necessary to understand drug actions and safe drug administration. A StudyWARETM CD-ROM accompanies the book which provides additional practice via quizzes or games. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book


Author: Joanna M. Bassert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323496407
Category: Medical
Page: 1392
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Immerse yourself in every aspect of the veterinary technology field with McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 9th Edition, covering small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals. With a new zoonoses theme threaded throughout each chapter, this comprehensive text describes how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, and how it is treated. Case presentations provide you with relevant, real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Introduction to the concept of the Technician Practice Model ensures that excellent nursing care is provided to each patient. Content on fluid therapy and transfusion medicine keeps you current and prepared for success in practice. Thorough coverage of electrocardiography included in the Emergency Nursing chapter to teach you how to interpret, and how to examine and differentiate, normal from abnormal and dangerous from non-dangerous. Case presentations provide you with real-life scenarios so you can practice your critical thinking and decision-making skills. Large animal care is integrated throughout the book with medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, surgical assistance, emergency care, and euthanasia, in addition to the individual Large Animal Medical Nsing chapter, to prepare you to care for large animals. A chapter dedicated to birds, reptiles, and small mammals keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Comprehensive chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. Vet Tech Threads design emphasizes important study points and ensures you understand the content introduced to you. Step-by-step instructions and photographs show you how to perform dozens of procedures, and make information readily accessible in emergency and clinical situations. Evolve site with TEACH instructor resources, an image collection, and a test bank accompanies the text, and provides instructors with everything they need to successfully teach each chapter and evaluate students' progress. NEW! Chapter on Veterinary Oncology contains fundamental information on veterinary cancers and current therapies. NEW! Toxicology chapter provides an overview of toxic substances and treatments while helping you understand how to recognize, assess, and manage poison concerns. NEW! The theme of zoonotics is threaded throughout each chapter and emphasized appropriately to increase your understanding of how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, how it is treated, and the necessary safety precautions.

Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book


Author: Thomas P. Colville
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323068081
Category: Medical
Page: 528
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With over 5,000 recently upgraded, reviewed, revised, rewritten, and reorganized questions- more than any other exam review- Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Techniques 4th Edition is your key to success on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). This new and updated edition matches the presentation of the exam and reflects the seven domains of the VTNE to ensure the most accurate and effective exam prep available. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Rationales for answers reinforce knowledge and provide reasoning behind answers. Acclaimed question writers offer comprehensive coverage of topics. New organization reflects the seven domains of the revised VTNE. Exam format consists of a multiple-choice style that mimics the national exam so you know what to expect on test day. More than 5,000 rigorously reviewed questions test factual knowledge, reasoning skills, and clinical judgment.

Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians E-Book


Author: Monica M. Tighe,Marg Brown
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323598072
Category: Medical
Page: 791
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Master critical concepts to succeed on your certification exam! Mosby’s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition is the ideal review tool which reflects the most recent changes to the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). This edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually for better comprehension of the material. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, and information on pain management. Wide-ranging coverage includes dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals. To ensure the most meaningful review, this new edition features a study mode on the Evolve site that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode with a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. The accompanying Evolve site includes an expanded Comprehensive Test with 500 review questions, and a test engine containing an additional 500 questions that can be used for practice or exam-mode simulation. Comprehensive Test at the end of the book simulates the VTNE testing environment, giving students the confidence and practice they need to master the exam. UPDATED! Chapter discussions expanded throughout text provide additional information in areas such as emergency procedures, as well as urinalysis and hematology, sanitation, sterilization, and disinfection, small and large animal nutrition and feeding, and exotic animal medicine. UPDATED! The digital section in the Radiography chapter has been expanded. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Coverage of multiple species, including dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals, prepares readers for all aspects of the national board examination. A user-friendly outline format ensures content can be quickly comprehended and is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps the reader retain the content. End-of-chapter review questions cover the content in each of the chapters equally, providing you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and of the information you will need to know to pass the VTNE. Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology. Easy-to-read summaries support visual learners and serve as useful review and study tools. Detailed Appendices provide you with quick access to helpful resources for veterinary technicians. NEW! Content mapped to the VTNE domains, tasks, and knowledge statements prepares you for taking the VTNE. NEW! The use and care of endoscopic equipment added to the Ultrasound and Other Imaging Modalities chapter.

Workbook for McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians - E-Book


Author: Joanna M. Bassert,John Thomas
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032329085X
Category: Medical
Page: 456
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Use this workbook to reinforce your understanding and improve your test scores. Designed to accompany McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th Edition, this workbook provides test questions and review exercises to help you apply what you’ve learned. The workbook corresponds to the textbook chapter for chapter! Review exercises include: Chapter activities Case studies Photo quizzes Matching exercises Word searches Crossword puzzles Superclues True/false, multiple-choice, and short-answer review questions The answer key is on EVOLVE

Veterinary Technician


Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Veterinary medicine
Page: N.A
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101 Veterinary Technician Questions Answered


Author: Katherine Dobbs
Publisher: American Animal Hosp Assoc
ISBN: 1583261060
Category: Animal health technicians
Page: 192
View: 334
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101 Veterinary Technicians Questions Answered is ideal for entry-level technicians, and even seasoned professionals will learn something new. The book is filled with practical suggestions to motivate you and increase your skills and productivity. We found experienced veterinary technicians working in the field to answer your most pressing veterinary technology questions - truly making this a tool for technicians. Their answers include tops that you can implement immediately to start making your job easier and more rewarding. This handy book also includes resource referrals to learn more about topics central to the field.

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician


Author: Bonnie Ballard,Ryan Cheek
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118682424
Category: Medical
Page: 520
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Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician, Second Edition is a comprehensive yet clear introduction to exotic animal practice for technicians in the classroom and clinic setting alike. With an emphasis on the exotic species most likely to present to a veterinary practice, the book offers easy-to-follow descriptions of common procedures and techniques. Covering information ranging from anatomy, restraint, and common diseases to radiology, surgical assisting, and parasitology, Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician provides technicians with all the information necessary to confidently and competently treat exotic patients. This book's companion Web site includes review questions and figures for download in PowerPoint at www.wiley.com/go/ballard.

McCurnin's Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians


Author: Joanna M. Bassert,Dennis M. McCurnin
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1455728845
Category: Medical
Page: 1472
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Considered a fundamental text in the field of veterinary technology, McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians is back in its 7th edition and better than ever! Written by veterinarians, including many board-certified specialists, and veterinary technicians who understand the vet tech curriculum, this text is full of everything you’ll need to know in your practice. Sections on small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals embrace every aspect of the veterinary field, while case presentations of actual patient situations link information to relevant, real-life scenarios you may encounter in future practice. Get it all with this extensive and practical text essential to the veterinary technician profession! Full color visuals make learning easier with accurate depictions of specific disorders, diseases, and procedures. Detailed information of the technician’s role in every procedure enables you to focus on your role in veterinary practice. Birds, reptiles, and small mammals chapter keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. The TEACH manual provides instructors with teaching/learning objectives, key terms, critical thinking challenges, and chapter quizzes, while the workbook contains applied quizzes and activities for each chapter. New case presentations help link information to real life by illustrating scenarios of actual patient situations and outcomes. Increased coverage of large animal concerns, such as nutrition, emergency nursing, pain management, and anesthesia, prepare you for potential patients. New chapters on Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, and Laws, Regulations, and Ethics, as well as expanded sections in Anesthesia, Nursing, and Dentistry provide the most comprehensive information. Newly added key terms, glossary, outlines, boxed “Technician Tips,? and learning objectives aid studying.

A Veterinary Technician's Guide to Exotic Animal Care


Author: Thomas N. Tully
Publisher: American Animal Hosp Assoc
ISBN: 1583261710
Category: MEDICAL
Page: 257
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Rev. ed. of: A technician's guide to exotic animal care / Thomas N. Tully Jr., Mark A. Mitchell. c2001.

Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics for the Veterinary Technician


Author: Robert Bill
Publisher: Mosby
ISBN: 9780323011136
Category: Medical
Page: 430
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In order to facilitate a better understanding of the "how's" and "why's" behind current drug therapies administered in the veterinary field, this text takes a comprehensive look at therapeutic agents in use today. Following a unique body systems organization method, this text clearly identifies and rationalizes the effects of veterinary medication treatments that will allow better anticipation of a patient's response to various remedies. A variety of review methods including self-tests, summary tables, and critical thinking questions aid the reader's understanding of material presented and allow for practical application in the veterinary world. Covers fundamental principles of pharmacology in a manner appropriate for both veterinary technicians and students. Provides strong introductory content on safety, terminology, pharmaceutical procedures, drug handling, dosage calculations, and pharmacokinetics. Systematically organized, using chapter outlines for ease of pinpointing desired material, key terms, and learning objectives to better focus readers' learning. Summarizes ideas presented using review questions to better facilitate comprehension, and integrated Pharm Facts boxes highlighting important points within the text. Contains the latest OSHA requirements of safe drug and chemical handling in professional environments. New and updated information is presented on all drug categories including new types, applications of existing drugs, and descriptions of previous methods employed. The original, modern design features using a full-color format, new artwork, and a visually engaging design. "Clinical Applications" vignettes included in the text emphasize concepts related to how problems have arisen with individual drugs or therapies, and what can be learned to avoid similar situations. Self-test questions have been added to the end of each chapter, to help readers prepare for national and state credentialing examinations, as well as classroom work.

Master the Veterinary Technician Exam

A Career as a Veterinary Technician (Part I of IV)
Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 0768935415
Category: Study Aids
Page: 352
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Peterson's Master the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE)--A Career as a Veterinary Technician offers an overview of a veterinary technician's job responsibilities and the various places where veterinary technicians work. It offers information about the education needed to become a vet tech and valuable details on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE), the national exam given in most states. Readers will also benefit from tips on composing resumes and cover letters, searching online job listings, and preparing for the all-important job interview. For more information, see Peterson's Master the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE).

Veterinary Technician

The Animal's Nurse
Author: Lvt Stephanie Holmes
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1438902654
Category: Medical
Page: 56
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Veterinary Technician: the Animal's Nurse is an informative, one-of-a-kind book about the veterinary technology profession. This full-color, non-fiction paperback not only provides the reader with details about the veterinary nursing field but also contains real-life, first hand experiences written by veterinary technicians. With its detailed photographs and easy-to-read descriptions of the aspects of this career, Veterinary Technician: the Animal's Nurse is perfect for anyone who has ever been interested or curious about working with animals.

Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians


Author: John Thomas,Phillip Lerche
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 032335601X
Category: Medical
Page: 456
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Covering essential principles of anesthesia administration and pain management in small and large animals, Anesthesia and Analgesia for Veterinary Technicians, 5th Edition is completely updated with the latest drugs and techniques. This entry-level practical resource prepares you to properly administer anesthesia with the most up-to-date information on pre-anesthetic preparation of the patient, induction procedures, monitoring animals’ vital signs during the anesthetic period, and postoperative care. Dive into interesting discussions of actions and side effects of anesthetic agents; the physiology of respiration, heart rate, and blood pressure; emergency response; anesthetic equipment; and specialized techniques — and take a more integrated approach to learning techniques for anesthesia administration with the text’s expertly illustrated step-by-step procedures. Comprehensive coverage of lab animals and large and small animals makes this an excellent resource for veterinary students and technicians. Two large animal anesthesia chapters cover pain management and anesthetic techniques for equine, ruminant, camelid, and swine patients. Procedures boxes offer clear step-by-step guidelines, with sequential, high-quality color photos, for performing common procedures during each phase of an anesthetic event. Reference tables and boxes facilitate rapid access to information like fluid administration rates, properties of anesthetic drugs, oxygen flow rates, anesthetic protocols, and normal and abnormal monitoring parameters. Vet Tech Threads help you grasp key content and include pedagogical aids, such as: introductions, suggested readings, boxed Technician Notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines, key terms, and a glossary. Glossary at the end of the text provides you with accurate, concise definitions. Evolve site provides you with additional interactive assets that reinforce what you learn in the text. NEW! Updated drug information, equipment, and techniques keep you up-to-date on the latest advances in the field. NEW! Content on camelid anesthesia prepares you to properly treat llamas and alpacas.

Handbook of Radiographic Positioning for Veterinary Technicians


Author: Margi Sirois,Elaine Anthony
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1435426037
Category: Science
Page: 224
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The Handbook of Radiographic Positioning for Veterinary Technicians is specifically designed for use as an aid in learning radiographic positioning techniques and as a practical guide for everyday use in the small animal clinic. This concise handbook presents a systematic approach to the positioning of canine, feline, and exotic animal patients for routine and special radiographic procedures. The primary focus is on providing visual aids of animals in position for radiographic procedures. The resulting radiograph produced is included for each radiographic position. A diagram of anatomical landmarks used in determining correct positioning is also included. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.