First-Aid, Emergency Management & Surgical Procedures
|First-Aid, Emergency Management & Surgical Procedures|
The student shall be provided the opportunity to study first-aid procedures for medical treatments of injured patients. This shall include treatment of cuts and abrasions on the skin, techniques for cleaning cuts and abrasions of the skin, procedures to provide comfort to an injured animal, techniques to control external bleeding, techniques to support a broken leg, describe artificial respiration procedures. Additional the student will study phases of emergency manage for disease outbreaks in animal populations to include potential occurrences of animal disease outbreaks and endemic, emerging, zoonotic and foreign animal diseases. They will study emergency management plans developed and implemented by local and state government entities before, during and after natural and man-made disasters to include animal disease outbreaks, state and local emergency plans for animal diseases. The student will learn about clinic emergency plans and how the risk assessment of potential disasters, written plan for evacuation, and recovery. The student will study various instruments used in surgery. Study the procedures and practices of surgery including pre-surgery, assisting in surgery and post surgery procedures. The student will be able to describe the effects of anesthesia, types of anesthesia and the stages of anesthesia. The student will study how to prepare the field of operation to include washing hands, preparation of the surgical site, describe types of germicides and discuss sources of contamination.