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Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant - by Teresa Sonsthagen (Spiral Bound)

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Number of Pages: 368

Genre: Medical

Sub-Genre: Veterinary Medicine

Format: Spiral Bound

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

Age Range: Adult

Book theme: General

Author: Teresa Sonsthagen

Language: English

Street Date: February 11, 2020
TCIN: 79625421
UPC: 9781119466826
Item Number (DPCI): 247-39-7325
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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"Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant is the definitive, practical guide to the vital skills and techniques used in daily practice--bringing together all the information necessary to succeed as a veterinary assistant in one reader-friendly volume. Now in its fourth edition, this classic text has been completely revised to adopt a concise approach to learning that is ideally suited for modern readers. More and improved images, streamlined chapters, and easily-referenced key topics help readers understand the important aspects of real-world practice. Updated chapters cover infectious disease protocols, clinical procedures, and patient care and management. New chapters cover exam and treatment room skills, and present information on small animals, laboratory animals, and large animals. Tasks for the Veterinary Assistants continues to be the definitive text for trainee and practicing veterinary assistants in clinical, laboratory, or research settings"--



Book Synopsis



Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant is the definitive, practical guide to the vital skills and techniques used in daily practice--bringing together all the information necessary to succeed as a veterinary assistant in one reader-friendly volume.

Now in its fourth edition, this classic text has been completely revised to adopt a concise approach to learning that is ideally suited for modern readers. More and improved images, streamlined chapters, and easily-referenced key topics help readers understand the important aspects of real-world practice. Updated chapters cover infectious disease protocols, clinical procedures, and patient care and management. New chapters cover exam and treatment room skills, and present information on small animals, laboratory animals, and large animals. This re-envisioned new edition:

  • Covers every task and technique that veterinary assistants encounter daily
  • Offers step-by-step guidance for fundamental veterinary skills, procedures, and practices
  • Provides quick and easy reference to a comprehensive range of central topics
  • Uses a new, larger page size to better fit content and enhance searching for information when on the job
  • Includes access to a companion website presenting instructor resources, skills evaluations, and PowerPoint slides

Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant, Fourth Edition continues to be the definitive text for trainee and practicing veterinary assistants in clinical, laboratory, or research settings.



From the Back Cover



TASKS FOR THE VETERINARY ASSISTANT Fourth Edition

A thoroughly overhauled and revised new edition of the classic guide for veterinary assistants, designed for use in training and practice

Veterinary assistants operate in challenging and fast-paced work environments that require skills in areas such as kennel work, clerical duties, and restraining, handling, feeding, and exercising animals. Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant is the definitive, practical guide to the vital skills and techniques used in daily practice--bringing together all the information necessary to succeed as a veterinary assistant in one reader-friendly volume.

Now in its fourth edition, this classic text has been completely revised to adopt a concise approach to learning that is ideally suited for modern readers. More and improved images, streamlined chapters, and easily-referenced key topics help readers understand the important aspects of real-world practice. Updated chapters cover infectious disease protocols, clinical procedures, and patient care and management. New chapters cover exam and treatment room skills, and present information on small animals, laboratory animals, and large animals. This re-envisioned new edition:

  • Covers every task and technique that veterinary assistants encounter daily
  • Offers step-by-step guidance for fundamental veterinary skills, procedures, and practices
  • Provides quick and easy reference to a comprehensive range of central topics
  • Uses a new, larger page size to better fit content and enhance searching for information when on the job
  • Includes access to a companion website presenting instructor resources, skills evaluations, and PowerPoint slides

Tasks for the Veterinary Assistant, Fourth Edition continues to be the definitive text for trainee and practicing veterinary assistants in clinical, laboratory, or research settings.



Review Quotes




"The NAVTA guidelines listed at the beginning of each chapter will aid both students and instructors in locating information about essential skills. Each chapter also has sections entitled Information Check and Reflection and Stop and Think, which help readers use their critical thinking skills to fully understand the content....Overall, this book will be a good resource for students in veterinary assistant programs." - JAVMA DEC 15, 2020 VOL 257 NO. 12



About the Author



The author

Teresa Sonsthagen is retired as the Co-director and Senior Lecturer in the Department of Animal Sciences in the Veterinary Technology Program at North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota, USA.

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