Feb 08, 2023  
Mercy College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Mercy College 2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VETC 496 - Externship II: Veterinary Specialty


Credit(s): 6
Prerequisite(s): VETC 101 ; VETC 110 ; VETC 256 ; VETC 256A ; VETC 258 ; VETC 300 ; VETC 306 ; VETC 306A ; VETC 320 ; VETC 341 ; VETC 350 ; VETC 350A ; VETC 360 , VETC 495 .
Following satisfactory completion of VETC 495 Externship I, the student participates as a veterinary technology extern in a specialty/referral practice for a total of 360 hours. Options may include advanced surgical nursing and anesthesia, emergency and critical care, imaging, internal medicine, neurology, oncology, ophthalmology and physical rehabilitation. Alternatives may include zoo animal medicine, laboratory animal medicine and equine practice. The student is to achieve competencies in skills and decision-making abilities commensurate with the Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Activities requirements. Twenty-seven contact hours with the instructor are scheduled for lecture, demonstration and student participation. Registration with the permission of the program director.



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