Physics i 4 smat245g acute care of illness and injury

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Physics I4SMAT245GAcute Care of Illness and Injury3SMAT260Exercise Physiology & Exercise Prescription3SOCA102Cultural Anthropology3Subtotal: 17For the Arts and Humanities (AH) Elective, students must select courses from the list of approved courses in thatcategory.Either the AH Elective, PSYC103, or SOCA102 must be taken in a writing intensive (WI) section.One course should be designated as Diversity and Global Awareness (D).Subtotal: 64Veterinary Technician, Associate in Applied ScienceOverviewCareer Exploration Form (PDF)American Veterinary Medical AssociationVeterinary Technician National Exam Pass Rates (PDF)NarrativeIf you love animals and want a career that keeps you in constant contact with them, being a Veterinary Technician is an
Academic Programs| 181affordable and accessible way to achieve your goal. Veterinary technicians are animal care professionals. Vet techs areknowledgeable in the care and handling of various species, basic principles of normal and abnormal life processes,laboratory and clinical procedures and veterinary medical and surgical nursing.Certified veterinary technicians find employment in small and large animal veterinary facilities, the pet food industry,specialty practices, diagnostic labs, pharmaceutical research centers, zoo and wildlife organizations, and educationalinstitutions. The job opportunities are numerous and varied. With more Americans than ever sharing their homes withcompanion animals, the need for formally trained veterinary technicians in veterinarian practices in particular continuesto grow.Working jointly with Lehigh Carbon Community College, Northampton's Veterinary Technician program will provide youwith all the necessary coursework, hands-on training, guidance and experience you need to begin an exciting careerworking with animals.Graduates of the program are prepared to sit for the veterinary technician national board examination. Students thatpass the exam may obtain certification. This program has received full accreditation from the American VeterinaryMedical Association.FeaturesNorthampton's program provides academic and practical experience through a combination of veterinary technology andgeneral education core courses. One-third of veterinary technology courses include laboratory experience includingexposure to small, large and exotic animal species.The culminating experience of the program is a summer externship experience during which students can practice theirclinical skills at veterinary hospitals. Instructors in the program are practicing veterinarians and veterinary techniciansworking in the field.Classes are held on the NCC and LCCC campuses. There is a clinical science laboratory on the Northampton campus and aVeterinary Training facility adjacent to the LCCC campus provided exclusively for the veterinary technician students.

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Spring
Professor
Betsy Swope
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Academic degree, Associate s degree, National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, northampton community college

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