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Veterinary Medical Terminology

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
VET 121 3 0 0 3
Prerequisite

Enrollment in the VMT program

Corequisite

None

Description

This course covers the basic medical terminology required for veterinary technicians. Topics include the pronunciation, spelling and definition of word parts and vocabulary terms unique to the anatomy, clinical pathology, and treatment of animals. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of basic medical terms as they relate to veterinary medicine. It is highly recommended that this course be taken in the first semester of the Veterinary Technology program.

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