With outpatient care what should be provided to the owner?
informational handouts and instructions
Name the team member: May be a volunteer or paid position. Many veterinary schools have in clinic prerequisites that must be completed before application and/or admission.
Name the team member: May find abnormalities that need investigated by veterinarians. Examples would be; abnormal anal gland, skin tags, masses and ear infections.
Name the team member: Needs to be familiar with cleaning protocols, be trained to detect emergency situations and prevention of disease transmission.
Name the team member: Helps veterinary technicians and/or veterinarians. Excel at physical restraint, laboratory skills, patient car, and client relations.
When are quarantine cages cleaned?
Name the team member: Graduate of a 2 year program and passed the VTNE. Expected the understand why and when procedures are done. Should be able to problem solve and recommend needed changes
Is there a difference between RVT CVT or LVT?
No it is just what different states call a vet tech.
Name the team member: Graduate of a 4 year BOS program
Name the team member: Did on the job training and continuing education courses in a certain focused area.
veterinary technician specialists
Name the team member: Greets clients, details and clarifies invoices and receives money. They make the first impression.
Name the team member: Oversee the front office staff and accounts receivable.
Name the team member: Only team member allowed to dx, prescribe, and perform sx. Must be licensed in state of practice and have both national and state examinations.
Name the team member: Handle client and personnel issues, supervise training sessions for team members, and hold team members accountable for their actions. Most hold a bachelor's degree in science or business administration. Others may have an associates degree in veterinary technology.
Name the team member: May be a veterinarian, technician, or business manager. Generally has complete authority over the operation of the business and practice.
What 3 states allow you to have on the job training to be eligible to take the VTNE without attending a 2 year program?ADW
What 2 states will only allow you to take the VTNE if you have on the job training?OA
How often is the VTNE offered?
3 times a year
March 1 to 31
Mid July to Mid August
Mid November to Mid December
Do new graduates have to do their first license renewal with continuing education?
Name the supervision:
A veterinarian has given written or oral instructions to a staff member, is on the premises and available easily and quickly to assist the employee if problems arise.
direct veterinary supervision
Name the supervision:
A veterinarian is not on the premises but is familiar with the case and makes timely visits to where the animal is kept.
indirect veterinary supervision
Name the supervision:
A veterinarian is in visual and audible range to assist.
immediate veterinary supervision
What 2 supervisions are veterinary technicians under?
direct and indirect
What 2 supervisions are veterinary assistants under?
direct and immediate
What are the 5 prohibited acts for veterinary technicians as the veterinarian can be held liable?
attesting to health status
Animals must be examined by a veterinarian within _ days of international travel. Only the _ can sign the health certificate if the animal is free of contagious and infectious dz and is current on the Rabies vaccine.
veterinarian must sign
How long is a small animal interstate travel certificate valid for?
15 days after it is signed
When should approved diagnostic test be ideally done?
before the doctor enters the examination room
What immunization requires a veterinarian to be present in the room (immediate supervision)?
Is the lid of a specimen ever to be used as a primary identification?
no you can lose the lid or mix lids up
What is the most appropriate cloth to use on a microscope eye piece/lens to prevent scratches?
How many sides does a cage have?
vet client patient relationship
Controlled drug inventory is checked how often?
If controlled drugs are missing who is notified?
every vet hospital within 50 miles
Who is the eyes and ears of the vet clinic?
American animal hospital association
committee on veterinary technician education association
Hospital accreditation is based on standards of excellence in areas of the hospital (facility, design, equipment)
Sets standards for veterinary education
Part of the AVMA
Sets standards for veterinary technician schools
What majority of places are
Board certified specialists (Referral)
Veterinary teaching hospitals
Out patient care
No hospitalized patients
In patient care
Veterinarian and staff not on premises
Veterinarian and staff on premises
Large facility offering consultations, clinical services, hospital services, and a teaching facility