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What does AVMA stand for?
American Veterinary Medical Association
What does NAVTA stand for?
National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America
What does CVTEA stand for?
Committee on Veterinary Technicians Education and Activities
What are the four tittles of a Veterinary team?
- Veterinary technologist
- Veterinary Technician
- Veterinary Assistant
Name some of the Veterinary Technicians duties? (nine total)
- Caring for the hospitalized patient
- Clinical Pathology
- Outpatient/Field service
- Radiology Anesthesiology
- Dental Prophylaxis
- Surgical Assisting
- Office/Hospital management
- Biomedical research
What does NCVEI stand for?
National Commission on Veterinary Economic
what exam must all technicians pass to be licensed?
VTNE (Veterinary technician national exam)
Who is allowed to legally diagnose diseases, prescribe therapy, perform surgery, and issue a prognosis?
What is ethics?
the system of moral principles that determines appropriate behavior and actions within a specific group.
What is the ASPCA?
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
What is the Human-Animal Bond?
Defines the special, healthy relationship between people and their pets
What is the Veterinary State Practice Act?
a statute enacted to promote the public health, safety, and welfare by safeguarding the people against incompetent and dishonest practitioners of veterinary medicine.
What is the The Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners?
a collection of vet professionals and non-veterinarians who are responsible for interpreting the law and standards of care offered to veterinary patients.
What do Veterinary Medical Association do?
Promote and ensure professionalism among their organization
What are the three R's of biomedical research?
What is OSHA?
- Occupational Safety and Health Act
- provide a safe workplace for all persons working in any business affecting commerce.
What is the animal welfare act?
Regulates the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport, and by dealers
What is SOP?
- Standard operating procedure
- official detailed description of how each important procedure should be performed at the facilities.
BioSafety Level I:
- The agents in this level are those that ordinarily do not cause disease in humans.
- most soaps
- cleaning agents
BioSafety level II:
- The agents in this level are those that have the potential to cause human disease if handled incorrectly.
- mucous membrane exposure
- possible oral ingestion
- puncture of the skin
BioSaftery level III:
- agents in this level are substances that can cause serious and potentially lethal disease.
- aerosol respiratory transmission is high
- organism - mycobacterium tuberculosis
Biosafety Level IV
- agents in this level pose a high risk of causing life-threatening diseases.
- marburg viruses
- bacterial infections
- fungal infections
What do we use to gage our lifetime exposure to radiology?
What would you like to do?
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