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AGV 142 - Mathematics for Veterinary Technicians


3.0 Credit(s)
Lecture 3
Lab/Clinical 0
Mathematics for Veterinary Technicians includes a brief review of fractions, decimals, percents, ratios, and solving of algebraic functions. The purpose of this course is to instruct veterinary technology students in methods of accurate measurement and calculation of drug dosages. Topics include the metric system, Apothecaries’ equivalents, conversion of units of measurement, and preparation of solutions and dilutions. While there is no prerequisite, a working knowledge of arithmetic operations using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents is expected.
Prerequisite(s): A grade of “C” or higher in all second-semester Veterinary Technology courses.



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