Selected resources available through UMass and 5 Colleges for Students in the Mount Ida Vet Tech Program or other Animal and Biological Sciences programs at UMass Amherst. Resources include topical selections, general information, and career materials.
Index to articles from peer-reviewed journals in all disciplines.Search by cited reference, topic, author, and more. Arts and Humanities covers 1975-present; Social Sciences 1900-present; and Science 1900-present.
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Describes more than 95 jobs in agriculture and agricultural-related fields, including farming, aquaculture and commercial fishing, forest production and management, agriscience, agricultural services, food and beverage, pet and animal services, veterinary medicine, and education and communications.
Call Number: S494.5.A4 E24 2011
Publication Date: 2010-11-01
Master the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) by Peterson'sAnyone interested in becoming a veterinary technician must complete a two-year accredited associate degree and then take the Veterinary Technician National Exam. Peterson's Master the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) guide offers crucial test-prep strategies and skill-building review for this essential exam. In addition, readers will find the information they need to know about the responsibilities of a veterinary technician job, the steps to become a veterinary technician, and invaluable expert preparation and practice on the seven test topics of the VTNE listed below. Part I provides an overview of a veterinary technician's job and details on the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE). Part II is a preview of the exam ― a diagnostic test to determine strengths and weaknesses on questions that are just like the ones that appear on the VTNE. The guide includes test answers with complete explanations. Part III is a comprehensive overview of subjects on the VTNE, with chapters on: pharmacy and pharmacology surgical preparation and assisting laboratory procedures animal care and nursing anesthesia and analgesia dentistry diagnostic imaging Part IV offers 2 full-length written practice tests, with questions similar to those on the actual exam. Peterson's Master the Veterinary Technician National Exam (VTNE) Appendixes offer a valuable glossary of medical terms and abbreviations used on the test and a list of resources recommended by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA).
Call Number: SF774.4 .M37 2011
Publication Date: 2011-04-20
Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians by Monica M. Tighe; Marg BrownWhether they're a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help students master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what students will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.