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What are the 4 steps to critical thinking

Gather Data

Identify and prioritize TE

Develop a plan

Evaluate results

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What is SOAP's

Gather Subjective data 

  • unmeasurable (conciousness, appetite, color and sound

Gather Objective data

  • measurable (temp, heart and respiratory rates)

Asses patient and make a tech eval

  • animals response to disease process

Develop a Plan and initiate interventions based on assesment

  • patient monitoring and client education

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AALAS

American Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences

 

Certifies 3 on job training

 

1960

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SUNY

State University of New York

 

First animal technician university

 

1961

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1967 Maryland

First to test technicians

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AVMA

American Veterinary Medical Association

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NAVTA

National Association of Veterinary Technicians

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CVTEA

Committee on Veterinary Technicians Education and Activities

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VTNE

Veterinary Technician National Exam

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What is a Veterinarian

A person qualified to treat diseased or injured animals

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Veterinary Technician Specialist

A CVT that has specialized in one or more of 11 specialties

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Credentialed Veterinary Technician

Grad from a AVMA Vet Tech program and passed VTNE

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Veterinary Technologist

Grad from a 4 year college of Vet Technology

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Veterinary Technician

Grad from a AVMA Vet Tech program but did not pass VTNE

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Veterinary Assistant

Has a certificate from a VA program

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What can a Vet Tech not do

Prescribe 

Diagnose 

Prognose

Surgery

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Who started veterinary technicians?

Walter E. Collins