Master the Veterinary Technician Exam

  • Filename: master-the-veterinary-technician-exam.
  • ISBN: 9780768935417
  • Release Date: 2011-05-01
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Author: Peterson's
  • Publisher: Peterson's



Peterson's Master the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE)--A Career as a Veterinary Technician offers an overview of a veterinary technician's job responsibilities and the various places where veterinary technicians work. It offers information about the education needed to become a vet tech and valuable details on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE), the national exam given in most states. Readers will also benefit from tips on composing resumes and cover letters, searching online job listings, and preparing for the all-important job interview. For more information, see Peterson's Master the Veterinary Technician National Examination (VTNE).

Mosby s Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

  • Filename: mosby-s-comprehensive-review-for-veterinary-technicians.
  • ISBN: 9780323075688
  • Release Date: 2007-10-17
  • Number of pages: 640
  • Author: Monica M. Tighe
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd edition introduces and reviews the material in each of your veterinary technology courses. Key topics ranging from basic and clinical science, diagnostics and applications, to professional practices and issues are presented in a user-friendly outline format that is ideal whether you're a new student or you're reviewing for your certification exams. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Comprehensive coverage of veterinary technology spans basic and clinical sciences, applications, patient management, nursing, nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, as well as personal, practice and professional management skills - everything you need for both the U.S. and Canadian certification exams. Care of large animals, birds, reptiles and laboratory animals, in addition to cats and dogs, is included. Chapter outlines, learning outcomes and expanded glossaries help you comprehend and retain essential material. Summary tables are ideal for reference or review. Review questions at the end of each chapter, in addition to a 300-question comprehensive review exam, test and reinforce your knowledge of veterinary technology. Six appendixes ensure crucial resources are always at your fingertips. State-of-the-art Alternative Imaging Technology chapter discusses computed tomography and nuclear scintigraphy to complement ultrasound technology. Enhanced content highlights vet tech responsibilities in genetics, small animal nursing, veterinary dentistry, zoonoses, breeding/reproduction, neonatal care, and much more. Small animal nursing instruction now includes dermatology, auricular treatments and ophthalmology. Extended pharmacology coverage features pain management. Personal and practice management skills include expanded OSHA/WHMIS guidelines and ethics discussions.

Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician

  • Filename: exotic-animal-medicine-for-the-veterinary-technician.
  • ISBN: 9781118924211
  • Release Date: 2016-08-02
  • Number of pages: 536
  • Author: Bonnie Ballard
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



Now in its third edition, and for the first time in full-color, Exotic Animal Medicine for the Veterinary Technician is a comprehensive yet clear introduction to exotic animal practice for technicians in the classroom and clinic setting alike. With an emphasis on the exotic species most likely to present to a veterinary practice, coverage includes avian, reptiles, amphibians, fish, small mammals, and wildlife. Now in full color Features anatomy, restraint, common diseases to radiology, surgical assisting, and parasitology New chapter on fish medicine Companion website offering review questions and images from the text in PowerPoint

Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians

  • Filename: clinical-anatomy-and-physiology-for-veterinary-technicians.
  • ISBN: 9780323227933
  • Release Date: 2015-03-19
  • Number of pages: 656
  • Author: Thomas P. Colville
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Start your veterinary technician education off on the right foot with Clinical Anatomy and Physiology for Veterinary Technicians, 3rd Edition. Combining expert clinical coverage with engaging writing and vivid illustrations, this popular text is the key to helping you understand the anatomic and physiologic principles that will carry you throughout your career. In addition to its comprehensive coverage of the diverse ways in which animal bodies function at both the systemic and cellular levels, the new third edition features a variety of helpful application boxes, vocabulary lists, and Test Yourself questions in every chapter to ensure you have a firm grasp of anatomic structure and its relevance to clinical practice. High quality, full color illustrations highlight the details of anatomic structure to enhance understanding of anatomy functions. Chapter outlines summarize the contents of each chapter at the major concept level. Clinical Application boxes throughout the text demonstrate the clinical relevance of anatomic and physiologic principles. Test Yourself questions recap important information that appeared in the preceding section. Comprehensive glossary at the end of the text provides concise definitions and phonetic pronunciations of terms. NEW! Vocabulary Fundamentals list of terms at the beginning of each chapter introduce readers to new scientific terms and their pronunciations.

The Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook

  • Filename: the-small-animal-veterinary-nerdbook.
  • ISBN: 0964151855
  • Release Date: 2010-01-15
  • Number of pages: 450
  • Author: Sophia Yin
  • Publisher: CattleDog Publishing



This book will help veterinary students find vital information fast, when every second counts. The Small Animal Veterinary Nerdbook has become the profession’s gold standard for finding the information needed for everyday clinical practice when and where needed. In fact, more than 30,000 copies have been sold to veterinarians and veterinary students. This pocket-sized reference gives immediate access to accurate, practical information on 21 subjects, with handy headers, as well as sleek tables and charts. The Nerdbook places special emphasis on topics critical to the practice of routine clinical medicine, such as cardiology, toxicology, nutrition, critical care, infectious disease and dermatology. Charts, tables, diagrams, and outlines make skimming the information simple. It’s ideal for clinical use and for board-exam review. The book features: • Concise tables and charts to illustrate content • Simple diagrams provide an alternative to text information • Index of commonly used drug dosages • Extensive references if more in-depth information is needed New to the third edition: • The anesthesia section contains an illustrated instruction on nerve blocks and more on anesthetic monitoring. • The parasitology section summarizes the most updated CDC and CAPC recommendations and heartworm society recommendations. • The infectious disease section explains how to set up vaccine protocols. • A urinary section that follows the international Renal Interests Society staging system. • The GI section features a clinical diagnostic approach to diseases. Purchasing this resource gives access to additional information on the official Nerdbook website, including: • References and recommended readings • A neurologic exam check-off sheet • An illustrated overview of the nervous system • General protocols for behavior modification • Client handouts for prevention of common behavior problems • Videos illustrating behavior modification techniques In its third edition with loads of new and updated information, the Nerdbook is better organized, easier to understand and more clinically relevant than ever before.

Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians

  • Filename: large-animal-medicine-for-veterinary-technicians.
  • ISBN: 9781118767252
  • Release Date: 2014-04-08
  • Number of pages: 456
  • Author: Laura Lien
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons



This comprehensive guide to all aspects of caring for horses, cattle, camelids, small ruminants, and pigs helps veterinary technician students learn everything they need to know about large animal medicine. Presented in full-color, Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians provides species-specific coverage with a wealth of images, as well as clinical applications. Coverage includes AVMA-required topics such as hospital biosecurity, restraint, physical examinations, nutrition, clinical and diagnostic procedures, reproduction, neonatology, and disease. To reinforce the text, an accompanying website offers review questions and answers, case studies, and an image bank with additional photographs to aid in breed identification. Veterinary technician students, veterinary technician educators, and veterinary technicians in practice who wish to foster and expand their knowledge of large animal medicine will find Large Animal Medicine for Veterinary Technicians an invaluable resource.

Book Only

  • Filename: book-only.
  • ISBN: 9780763776169
  • Release Date: 2010-10-15
  • Number of pages: 310
  • Author: Linda Smith
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning



Consistent with the direction being followed by the IBLCE exam board, The Third Edition of Linda J. Smith’s highly successful Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review is organized around the chronological stages of the mother-baby dyad’s development. With over 800 questions and over 30 new clinical pictures, the Third Edition encourages an in-depth exploration of each stage of the mother-baby dyad’s development, and poses questions that are often unique to that particular stage. It contains two complete Practice Exams and presents thirteen actual Clinical Case Studies, each asking several questions about the case. This review guide is perfect for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors! This new edition offers: • Information organized by Chronological Stages versus by Disciplines • Over 100 more questions than the Second Edition, and over 30 new clinical pictures • Practice Exams that follow the 2010 IBLCE exam format by having 175 multiple-choice questions, of which, 100 questions have clinical pictures The companion online image gallary contains full color clinical pictures to help you learn!

Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians

  • Filename: review-questions-and-answers-for-veterinary-technicians.
  • ISBN: 9780323068086
  • Release Date: 2009-12-03
  • Number of pages: 528
  • Author: Thomas P. Colville
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



With over 5,000 recently upgraded, reviewed, revised, rewritten, and reorganized questions- more than any other exam review- Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Techniques 4th Edition is your key to success on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). This new and updated edition matches the presentation of the exam and reflects the seven domains of the VTNE to ensure the most accurate and effective exam prep available. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Rationales for answers reinforce knowledge and provide reasoning behind answers. Acclaimed question writers offer comprehensive coverage of topics. New organization reflects the seven domains of the revised VTNE. Exam format consists of a multiple-choice style that mimics the national exam so you know what to expect on test day. More than 5,000 rigorously reviewed questions test factual knowledge, reasoning skills, and clinical judgment.

Veterinary Instruments and Equipment

  • Filename: veterinary-instruments-and-equipment.
  • ISBN: 9780323263139
  • Release Date: 2013-12-05
  • Number of pages: 784
  • Author: Teresa F. Sonsthagen
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Use this pocket guide to learn veterinary instruments and equipment at a glance! Veterinary Instruments and Equipment, Third Edition shows hundreds of detailed, full-color photographs of instruments and describes how and when each is used. A flashcard-style format makes it easy to flip through the pages, so you will quickly become familiar with commonly used equipment. An Evolve companion website includes instrument photographs that may be rotated 360 degrees so that you can zoom in to see close-ups of the different tips. With this knowledge, you'll prove a valuable member of the clinical team! 400 high-quality color photographs help you quickly become familiar with instruments. A flip book, flashcard format makes it easy to learn veterinary instruments and equipment. Coverage of surgical instruments includes general instruments such as hemostats, forceps, and scissors, and describes orthopedic, ophthalmic, and dental instruments used in veterinary specialty surgeries. Coverage of restraint equipment includes proper restraint techniques for all species of large and small animals. Instruments and equipment shown for common procedures for small and large animals, including bovine, equine, sheep, pigs, and goats, and include procedures such as dehorning, hoof care, castration, and teat and obstetrical procedures. An Evolve companion website includes all of the photos from the book plus images of 30 instruments in a zoom-and-rotate format, allowing you to focus in on instrument details including the different tips. Two pages are allotted to each instrument, with the top page including a photo and the bottom page including the instrument's name, functions, and characteristics. Spiral binding allows the book to lay flat or fold over so that only the instrument or description is visible. NEW photographs of veterinary instruments, including: Bair Hugger warming unit Centrifuges: small (urine), medium (blood), and large (fecal) Microscope Autoclave (steam and gas) Surgical table (V table and flat table) Suction Microchip implanter Anal gland excision kit UPDATED photographs provide improved resolution of images.

Veterinary Anatomy Coloring Book

  • Filename: veterinary-anatomy-coloring-book.
  • ISBN: 9781455776849
  • Release Date: 2015-03-12
  • Number of pages: 288
  • Author: SAUNDERS
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Color your way to a complete mastery of veterinary anatomy with Veterinary Anatomy Coloring Book, 2nd Edition. Approximately 400 easy-to-color illustrations and corresponding anatomical descriptions guide you through the head, neck, back, thorax, abdomen, extremities, reproductive organs, and many more body parts of dogs, cats, horses, pigs, cows, goats, and birds. Plus, a new section on exotics takes you through the anatomy of ferrets, rodents, rabbits, snakes, and lizards to ensure you are well versed in all potential household pets. With this vivid change-of-pace study tool, you have the freedom to master veterinary anatomy in a fun and memorable way. Over 400 easy-to-color illustrations created by expert medical illustrators shows anatomy in detail and makes it easy to identify specific structures for an entertaining way to learn veterinary anatomy. Regional section organization (the head and ventral neck; neck, back, and vertebral column; thorax; abdomen; pelvis and reproductive organs; forelimb; and hindlimb) allows students to easily compare the anatomy of multiple species. Numbered lead lines clearly identify structures to be colored and correspond to a numbered list beneath the illustration. NEW! Section on exotics covers the anatomy of ferrets, rodents, rabbits, snakes and lizards in addition to the anatomy of dogs, cats, horses, pigs, cows, goats, and birds.

Restraint Handling for Veterinary Technicians Assistants

  • Filename: restraint-handling-for-veterinary-technicians-assistants.
  • ISBN: 9781111783808
  • Release Date: 2009-02-24
  • Number of pages: 144
  • Author: Bonnie Ballard
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning



Restraint and Handling for Veterinary Technicians and Assistants provides the knowledge required to restrain animals in a way that is safe for both the patient and the restrainer. Written in a 'how to format, Restraint and Handling for Veterinary Technicians and Assistants details information required for proper restraint for both small and large animals, as well as exotics. To aid the reader, the text features a glossary of terms and practice questions at the end of each chapter, and illustrates the most common restraint techniques seen in veterinary practice. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Base Nation

  • Filename: base-nation.
  • ISBN: 9781627791700
  • Release Date: 2015-08-25
  • Number of pages: 384
  • Author: David Vine
  • Publisher: Metropolitan Books



From Italy to the Indian Ocean, from Japan to Honduras, a far-reaching examination of the perils of American military bases overseas American military bases encircle the globe. More than two decades after the end of the Cold War, the U.S. still stations its troops at nearly a thousand locations in foreign lands. These bases are usually taken for granted or overlooked entirely, a little-noticed part of the Pentagon's vast operations. But in an eye-opening account, Base Nation shows that the worldwide network of bases brings with it a panoply of ills—and actually makes the nation less safe in the long run. As David Vine demonstrates, the overseas bases raise geopolitical tensions and provoke widespread antipathy towards the United States. They also undermine American democratic ideals, pushing the U.S. into partnerships with dictators and perpetuating a system of second-class citizenship in territories like Guam. They breed sexual violence, destroy the environment, and damage local economies. And their financial cost is staggering: though the Pentagon underplays the numbers, Vine's accounting proves that the bill approaches $100 billion per year. For many decades, the need for overseas bases has been a quasi-religious dictum of U.S. foreign policy. But in recent years, a bipartisan coalition has finally started to question this conventional wisdom. With the U.S. withdrawing from Afghanistan and ending thirteen years of war, there is no better time to re-examine the tenets of our military strategy. Base Nation is an essential contribution to that debate.

Mosby s Veterinary PDQ

  • Filename: mosby-s-veterinary-pdq.
  • ISBN: 9780323241601
  • Release Date: 2013-11-28
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Margi Sirois
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



No veterinary technician should be without this pocket-sized reference! Ideal for the clinical setting, Mosby’s Veterinary PDQ, 2nd Edition provides quick access to hundreds of veterinary medicine facts, formulas, lab values, and procedures. Coverage includes key topics such as pharmacology, math, animal care, common diseases, diagnostic procedures, imaging techniques, parasite identification, urinalysis, blood tests, and other lab work. This full-color, practical guide makes it easy to find the information that is most useful in practice! Easy-to-read charts and tables provide quick access to key information that is commonly used but rarely memorized. Valuable formulas, conversions, and lab values make it easy to look up the data needed to deliver safe and effective veterinary care. Quick-access format is organized into 10 tabbed, color-coded sections, and makes it easy to find facts quickly. Full-color photos and line drawings illustrate procedures and tests, dental and surgical instruments, parasites, and urine and blood analysis. Compact size easily fits in the busy vet tech’s pocket. Spiral binding allows you to lay the book flat or keep it open to a page that is commonly referred to. Durable pages can endure the wear and tear of the clinical setting, and may be easily wiped clean. NEW step-by-step procedures include blood collection and injection techniques. NEW drug information covers the newest pharmacologic agents, ensuring you are up to date with uses, adverse side effects, and dosage forms. Coverage of NEW test kits describes the newest testing products available. Increased coverage of capnography and monitoring of patients under anesthesia provides information on these key topics. Added photos of cells and urine sediment show urinalysis and fecal examinations, which are both routinely performed.

Clinical Anatomy and Physiology Laboratory Manual for Veterinary Technicians

  • Filename: clinical-anatomy-and-physiology-laboratory-manual-for-veterinary-technicians.
  • ISBN: 9780323046848
  • Release Date: 2009
  • Number of pages: 486
  • Author: Thomas P. Colville
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences



Reinforce the A&P principles you've learned in Clinical Anatomy & Physiology for Veterinary Technicians, 2nd Edition with this practical laboratory resource. Filled with interactive exercises, step-by-step procedure guidelines, and full-color photos and illustrations, this lab manual is designed to help you understand A&P in relation to your clinical responsibilities as a veterinary technician and apply your knowledge in the laboratory setting. A comprehensive approach builds on the concepts presented in Clinical Anatomy & Physiology for Veterinary Technicians, 2nd Edition to strengthen your anatomical and physiological knowledge of all major species. Engaging, clinically oriented activities help you establish proficiency in radiographic identification, microscopy, and other essential skills. Step-by-step dissection guides familiarize you with the dissection process and ensure clinical accuracy. Clinical Application boxes demonstrate the clinical relevance of anatomical and physiological principles and reinforce your understanding. Full-color photographs and illustrations clarify structure and function. A renowned author team lends practical guidance specifically designed for veterinary technicians. A detailed glossary provides quick access to hundreds of key terms and definitions.

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