Introduction to Veterinary Anaesthetic and Surgical Procedures (NSCI5711)

Level: 
5
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To enable students to apply the principles and practices of anaesthetic, analgesic and surgical procedures in the role of the veterinary nursing assistant.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology programme to enrol in this course. Co-req: NSCI5700.
Topics include: 

-Relevant questions and requirements for booking anaesthetic appointments
*Pharmacological and non-pharmacological pain management in animals
*Recognition of physiological and behavioural signs of pain in animals
* Introduction to commonly used anaesthetic and analgesic agents, including common side effects
* Basic monitoring of anaesthesia
* Assisting with basic emergency procedures
*Calculation of drug doses and intravenous (IV) fluid therapy rates
*Anaesthetic and surgical equipment identification, function and maintenance
*Health and safety associated with anaesthetic procedures
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5653. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5822

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
24 Jul 17 - 25 Sep 17 LectureMonday14:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (115-2017)
16 Oct 17 - 30 Oct 17 LectureMonday14:00 - 16:00 Mt Albert (115-2017)

Class: 5823

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Jul 17 - 21 Sep 17 LabThursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (115-3010)
Thursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-1016)
19 Oct 17 - 19 Oct 17 LabThursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (115-3010)
Thursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-1016)
2 Nov 17 - 2 Nov 17 LabThursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (115-3010)
Thursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-1016)

Class: 5824. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 5825. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Note: This course is offered as part of New Zealand Certificate in Animal Technology (Veterinary Nursing Assistant).

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