Veterinary Laboratory Procedures (NSCI6504)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To enable the student to integrate microbiology knowledge with laboratory procedures to detect and identify pathogens and parasites that cause diseases relevant to the New Zealand Veterinary Industry.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: NSCI5720 or (NSCI5103 and NSCI5104).
Topics include: 

- Microbiology
bacteria, fungi, viruses and other micro-organisms, macro parasites, ecto- and endo-parasitism, routes of transmission and impact on host.
- Diagnostic techniques
microscopy, haematology, urinalysis, faecal evaluation, cytology, parasitology
safety; physiological composition of blood, urine and faeces and pathological changes.
- Sampling techniques
for micro and macro parasites, cytological, blood and urine samples; safety; sample handling, storage and transport to pathology lab providers.
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: 2605

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
2 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 LabFriday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (114-3015)
Friday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (114-3007)
Friday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (114-3015)
4 May 18 - 8 Jun 18 LabFriday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (114-3015)
Friday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (114-3007)
Friday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (114-3015)
1 Mar 18 - 12 Apr 18 LectureThursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (115-2005)
3 May 18 - 7 Jun 18 LectureThursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (115-2005)

Class: 5818

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 LectureThursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (115-2017)
19 Oct 17 - 2 Nov 17 LectureThursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (115-2017)

Class: 7451

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 LabThursday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (114-3015)
Thursday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (114-3007)
Thursday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (114-3015)
19 Oct 17 - 2 Nov 17 LabThursday15:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (114-3015)
Thursday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (114-3015)
Thursday13:00 - 15:00 Mt Albert (114-3007)

Class: 7452. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Class: 7453. This timetable is currently unavailable.

Note: This course is offered as part of New Zealand Diploma in Veterinary Nursing.

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