VTE 100 Introduction to Veterinary Technology

The course explores the role of a veterinary technician in the veterinary profession. It also offers a general overview of ethics, animal behavior, and practice management. As an introductory course, basic library concepts are introduced.

Bangor
10338 Introduction to Veterinary Technology W 02:30PM-05:20PM Diffell 3

 

VTE 113 Small Animal Care and Handling

Animal care in clinics, hospitals, and research laboratories is discussed. Descriptions of care include housing, equipment and management. The laboratory presents the principles of handling, restraint, and common techniques. Pertinent humane issues, professional ethics, and public image will be covered. Unless prior approval is given by the instructor, this course must be taken in conjunction with the accompanying lab (VTE 113L). Prerequisite:Enrollment in the Vet tech program, BIO116, CHY108, CIS100, MAT111, and UMA's communication, humanities, social science, English and writing intensive requirements or approval of the instructor. Co-requisite: VTE113L

Bangor
10339 Small Animal Care and Handling M 09:00AM-10:30AM Postman 3
                                                              W 01:00PM-02:30PM Postman 3

 

VTE 113L Small Animal Care and Handling Lab LAB

This is the laboratory component of VTE113 and must be taken in conjunction with it unless prior approval is given by the instructor. Prerequisite:Enrollment in the Vet Tech program, BIO116, CHY108, CIS100, MAT111, and UMA's communication, humanities, social science, English and writing intensive requirements or approval of the instructor. Co-requisite: VTE 113.

Bangor
10340 Small Animal Care and Handling Lab LAB T 01:00PM-04:00PM Postman 1
10341 Small Animal Care and Handling Lab LAB W 09:00AM-12:00PM Postman 1

 

VTE 115 Veterinary Technical Student Internship

Course covers medical terminology and medical math. Students will participate in the care of animals housed in the veterinary technician facility. Students will also be required to observe in other veterinary medical facilities. Prerequisites: BIO 116, all university general education requirements. Co-requisite: VTE 100.

WEB
13966 Veterinary Technical Student Internship Postman 2

 

VTE 116 Dentistry for Veterinary Technicians

The course will cover topics of dental charting, prophylactic dental care, congenital dental disease, emergency treatment of dental trauma, and recognition of oral disease. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Veterinary Technology program and VTE 224.

Bangor
10342 Dentistry for Veterinary Technicians F 08:00AM-09:00AM Wheeler 3

 

VTE 116L Dentistry for Veterinary Technicians Lav LAB

The course will cover topics of dental charting, prophylactic dental care, congenital dental disease, emergency treatment of dental trauma, and recognition of oral disease. Prerequisite: Enrollment in the Veterinary Technology program and VTE 224.

Bangor
14195 Dentistry for Veterinary Technicians Lav LAB F 09:00AM-12:00PM Wheeler 1
14196 Dentistry for Veterinary Technicians Lav LAB F 12:00PM-03:00PM Wheeler 1

 

VTE 214 Large Animal Care and Handling

The course is designed to familiarize the student with handling, restraint, sampling, and medication of large animal species. Pertinent humane issues, professional ethics, and public will be covered. This course must be taken with VTE214L unless prior approval is given by the instructor. Prerequisite: VTE113, 113L, and Corequisite: VTE 214L

Bangor
10345 Large Animal Care and Handling W 08:30AM-11:00AM Miles 3

 

VTE 214L Large Animal Care and Handling Lab LAB

This is the laboratory component to VTE 214 and must be taken in conjunction with it unless prior approval is given by the instructor. This lab requires students to have coveralls and waterproof boots for all labs. Students will be responsible for travel to various lab locations Prerequisite: VTE113, 113L, Corequisite: VTE214

Bangor
10346 Large Animal Care and Handling Lab LAB W 12:00PM-03:00PM Miles 1

 

VTE 216 Animal Nutrition

This course considers the basic principles of animal nutrition which includes an explanation of the various nutrients relating to animal growth and reproduction, the digestive process, and factors affecting the value of feeds. Examples of disease states resulting from dietary deficiencies in various species will serve to illustrate the importance of correct nutritional balance. Prerequisite: BIO116; Corequisite or prerequisite VTE100.

Bangor
10347 Animal Nutrition M 01:00PM-02:30PM Kling 3
                                        TH 02:30PM-04:00PM Kling 3

 

VTE 219 Animal Disease

The course explores the symptoms, clinical signs, control and treatment of animal disease in the veterinary practice. Prerequisite: BIO 116, VTE 100 and Veterinary Technology standing.

Bangor
10348 Animal Disease T 09:00AM-12:00PM Gallant 3

 

VTE 225 Surgical Nursing and Anesthesiology

The course will train the veterinary technician student in the techniques of surgical patient monitoring, anesthesia, surgical assisting, record keeping, and instrument preparation/maintenance. Unless prior approval is given by the instructor, this course must be taken in conjunction with the accompanying lab (VTE225L). Prerequisite: VTE 124 and 124L. Corequisite: VTE225L

Bangor
10349 Surgical Nursing and Anesthesiology T 01:00PM-02:30PM Buckley 3
                                                                    TH 03:00PM-04:30PM Buckley 3

 

VTE 225L Surgical Nursing and Anesthesiology Lab LAB

This is the laboratory component of VTE225 and must be taken in conjunction with it unless prior approval is given by the instructor.Prerequisite: VTE 124 and 124L. Corequisite: VTE225

Bangor
10350 Surgical Nursing and Anesthesiology Lab LAB TH 09:00AM-12:00PM Postman 1
10351 Surgical Nursing and Anesthesiology Lab LAB TH 12:00PM-03:00PM Postman 1