Master the Veterinary Technician Exam

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 9780768935417
Release Date: 2011-05-01
Genre: Study Aids

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

Author: Monica M. Tighe
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323171397
Release Date: 2014-06-16
Genre: Medical

Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.

Mosby s Veterinary PDQ

Author: Margi Sirois
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323241601
Release Date: 2013-11-28
Genre: Medical

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.

Review Questions and Answers for Veterinary Technicians

Author: Thomas P. Colville
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323068086
Release Date: 2009-12-03
Genre: Medical

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.

VTNE Secrets Your Key to Exam Success

Author: Mometrix Media LLC
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
ISBN: 1610730143
Release Date: 2014-03-31
Genre: Medical

***Includes Practice Test Questions*** VTNE Secrets helps you ace the Veterinary Technician National Exam, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive VTNE Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. VTNE Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to VTNE Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Comprehensive sections including: Eye Enucleation, Autoclave, Dentistry Procedures, Fluoride Treatment, Brachygnathism, Level Bite, Posterior Crossbite, Gingiva Hyperplasia, Stomatitis, Anatomy of Equine Teeth, The Goldberg Refractometer, Urine Sample Techniques, Hemobartonella Felis, Lung Tissue Lesions, Salmonella-Shigella Agar, Parenteral Administration, Dehydration, Canine Blood Donor, Catheterization, Potomac Horse Fever, Hyperkalemic Periodic Paralysis, Tetanus in Horses, Navicular Syndrome, Radiography, Ultrasonography, Proper Drug Administration, Cephalosporin, Respiratory Drugs, Hyperthyroidism, Pharmacopeia, Sterilization Procedures, Laceration Repair, Computed Tomography, Metabolic Acidosis, Opiods, Phencyclidines, Ventilation, Respiratory Acidosis, Prokaryotic Cells, and much more...

Veterinary Technician s Pocket Partner A Quick Access Reference Guide

Author: Marisa Bauer
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781428357822
Release Date: 2009-06-26
Genre: Science

THE VETERINARY TECHNICIAN’S POCKET PARTNER is a comprehensive, pocket-sized reference guide for the small animal practitioner. The easy to use format provides veterinary technicians access to practical information needed to excel in the workplace. THE VETERINARY TECHNICIAN’S POCKET PARTNER reviews common lab and nursing procedures, animal nutrition, and provides on-the-job terminology and abbreviations right at the reader’s fingertips. The Pocket Partner also covers essential clinical topics relating to emergency care, surgery and pharmaceuticals, as well as additional information on standard office procedures. Instead of spending valuable time researching information, veterinary technicians can use the color-coded tabs, helpful websites, and charts like the canine and feline zoonotic table, to quickly access the information they need. The book’s wipe and wash pages, and notes pages for personalized information ensure that student’s can take this reference guide from the classroom to the workplace. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

101 Veterinary Technician Questions Answered

Author: Katherine Dobbs
Publisher: American Animal Hosp Assoc
ISBN: 9781583261064
Release Date: 2009-01-01
Genre: Animal health technicians

101 Veterinary Technicians Questions Answered is ideal for entry-level technicians, and even seasoned professionals will learn something new. The book is filled with practical suggestions to motivate you and increase your skills and productivity. We found experienced veterinary technicians working in the field to answer your most pressing veterinary technology questions - truly making this a tool for technicians. Their answers include tops that you can implement immediately to start making your job easier and more rewarding. This handy book also includes resource referrals to learn more about topics central to the field.

McCurnin s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians E Book

Author: Joanna M. Bassert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323290845
Release Date: 2014-10-20
Genre: Medical

A fundamental text in the field of veterinary technology, McCurnin’s Clinical Textbook for Veterinary Technicians, 8th Edition has the trusted content, simplified layout, and novel study tools every Vet Tech needs. Sections on small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and small mammals embrace every aspect of the veterinary field, while case presentations of actual patient situations link information to relevant, real-life scenarios. This color-coded, fully illustrated guide will give you a leg up in the constantly evolving Vet Tech field. Full color photos bring concepts to life and emphasize the role of the vet tech. Vet Tech Threads offer helpful pedagogical aids such as introductions, suggested readings, boxed Technician Notes, learning objectives, chapter outlines and key terms. Large animal care integrated throughout the book with medical records, dentistry, physical examination, surgical instrumentation, and more. Step-by-step instructions and photographs makes information readily accessible in emergency and clinical situations. A companion workbook is available separately to help you master and apply key concepts and procedures with multiple choice questions, matching exercises, photo quizzes, labeling exercises, crossword puzzles, and more. Birds, reptiles, and small mammals chapter keeps you up-to-date with care and treatment for these increasingly popular pets. Chapters on pharmacology, pain management, restraint, and veterinary oncology offer a broader understanding of the responsibilities of a technician. NEW! Chapter on fluid therapy and transfusion medicine, a critical aspect of veterinary technology. NEW! Introduction to the concept of the Technician Practice Model ensures that excellent nursing care is provided to each and every patient. NEW! Added content on electrocardiography included in the Emergency Nursing chapter.

Textbook for the Veterinary Assistant

Author: Kara Burns
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118813768
Release Date: 2014-04-17
Genre: Medical

Textbook for the Veterinary Assistant offers a comprehensive guide to the NAVTA-approved curriculum for veterinary assisting programs. Written by leaders in the profession and copublished with NAVTA, the book covers the complete list of NAVTA Veterinary Assistant Essential Skills. Specifically tailored for veterinary assistants and veterinary assistant students, the book uses an engaging writing style to provide a concise, user-friendly approach to the material. With chapters on medical terminology, clinical skills, office procedures, client communication, and more, the book equips veterinary assistants with all the information they need to succeed. A companion website offers interactive multiple-choice questions, the figures from the book in PowerPoint, teaching activities, breed study guides, and a sample cover letter. Textbook for the Veterinary Assistant is a must-have resource for all veterinary assistant students and those studying for the Approved Veterinary Assistant certification exam, and serves as a useful refresher for veterinary assistants in practice.

Veterinary Technician s Large Animal Daily Reference Guide

Author: Amy D'Andrea
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118694992
Release Date: 2013-08-20
Genre: Medical

Veterinary Technician’s Large Animal Daily Reference Guide is an indispensible resource in daily clinical practice. Covering all aspects of a veterinary technician’s responsibilities in the care of large animals, the book provides fast access to practical information, aiding newly trained and skilled large animal technicians alike in performing their daily tasks. Designed as a quick yet comprehensive reference, the tables and charts throughout offer reliable, easy-to-follow information on horses, cattle, small ruminants, and pigs. With chapter topics ranging from anatomy and nutrition to emergency and critical care, the book’s coverage includes both the basics of veterinary care and more specialized nursing procedures. Veterinary Technician’s Large Animal Daily Reference Guide is an invaluable tool for any veterinary technician working with large animals, as well as veterinary technology students seeking more information on these species.

Master the Special Agent Exam

Author: Peterson's
Publisher: Peterson's
ISBN: 9780768935134
Release Date: 2011-04-01
Genre: Study Aids

Peterson's Master the Special Agent Exam will help readers pass the Treasury Enforcement Agent exam or agency-specific exam in other federal government departments. Three practice tests and a diagnostic test are included to help test takers prepare for the verbal reasoning/logical reasoning, quantitative reasoning/arithmetic reasoning, and problems for investigation questions they will encounter on their special agent exam. In addition, crucial job application information is reviewed, such as what a career as a special agent is all about and how to create a top-notch federal application. Peterson's Master the Special Agent Exam will prepare readers for a career serving their community and helping others.

Veterinary Anatomy Coloring Book

Author: SAUNDERS
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781455776849
Release Date: 2015-03-12
Genre: Medical

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.

College Study Skills Becoming a Strategic Learner

Author: Dianna Van Blerkom
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495913511
Release Date: 2011-01-06
Genre: Education

A market leader for the study skills course, COLLEGE STUDY SKILLS: BECOMING A STRATEGIC LEARNER, Seventh Edition is a wide-ranging, practical text that focuses on helping students become actively engaged in their own learning. The text incorporates active learning strategies to help students succeed in college by introducing a strategy, allowing them to practice it, and having them do self-assessments to gain feedback on their own success. This variety of strategies and activities, as well as authentic and engaging text material from numerous core subject areas, gives students opportunities to apply what they are learning to their course work in other college classes. The Seventh Edition has a new focus on motivation. Chapter (1) Getting Motivated focuses on the importance of motivation in college success. More information on the causes of motivation problems and strategies for increasing motivation are also included, and each of the chapters that follow in the text strengthens the connection between motivation and the strategies that are presented, so that students continue to increase their motivation throughout the course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Dictionary of Veterinary Terms

Author: Jennifer Coates
Publisher: Alpine Publications Incorporated
ISBN: CORNELL:31924108048780
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

This book is specifically written to provide an understanding of veterinarian language for pet owners, veterinarian receptionists, veterinarian technicians, and others who work in any animal related field. The author also includes charts of commonly prescribed drugs, acronyms and abbreviations.