VTEC 1845: Veterinary Clinical Work & Correspondence 4

AVAILABLE IN CANADA ONLY FOR STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE VETERINARY TECHNOLOGY DIPLOMA OPEN LEARNING PROGRAM


Note: An incomplete or failure in either or both of the two concurrent academic courses taken this term, will result in an automatic incomplete in this Clinical Work and Correspondence course. Any incomplete courses will need to be repeated.

Students' essential skills, as well as, professional communication skills with clinical placement, provincial veterinary technology associations/regulatory bodies and the onsite Thompson Rivers University Veterinary Technology Program are monitored throughout the course. Veterinary Clinical Work & Correspondence 4 involves intermediate level competencies in the second year of the Veterinary Technology Open Learning Diploma.

Learning outcomes

  1. Confirm membership in related Provincial Association(s).
  2. Confirm required level of professional supervision is present at selected location of clinical placement.
  3. Perform, or demonstrate knowledge of essential skill procedures outlined in VTEC 1143 and VTEC 1231.
  4. Maintain a minimum 20 hour work week in a full service Canadian veterinary hospital or clinic.
  5. Complete and file all Clinic Affiliation Forms at Thompson Rivers University.
  6. Complete and submit the Essential Skills Workbook demonstrating completion of skills outlined in VTEC 1143 and VTEC 1231.

Course topics

  • Module 1: Preparing for Veterinary Clinical Work and Correspondence 4
  • Module 2: Connecting with Your Community
  • Module 3: Documenting Your Skills

Required text and materials

There is no required textbook for this course.

Assessments

This is a pass/fail course. There are no graded assessments, but you must complete and submit proof of the following:

  • Clinical Check-in 1
  • Clinical Check-in 2
  • Clinical Check-in 3
  • Final Document Submissions

Open Learning Faculty Member Information

An Open Learning Faculty Member is available to assist students. Students will receive the necessary contact information at the start of the course.

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