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Core Veterinary Skills: The Language Of Veterinary Medicine

Core Veterinary Skills: The Language Of Veterinary Medicine

Core Veterinary Skills: The Language Of Veterinary Medicine

Pat Telschow, BS, LVT
Pat Telschow, BS, LVT
on behalf of VetMedTeam

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Launch date: 03 Sep 2015
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Last updated: 23 May 2017

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This course is designed to provide a strong foundation by providing the language basics that allow the student to comprehend the construction of terms. In addition, veterinary terminology is provided within the context of a general anatomical overview, thereby allowing the student to put the terms into direct context. This is a 6-week course and contains practical completion assignments that allow the student to begin to apply new skills and knowledge immediately. Participants are not required to work in practice to complete this course.

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On completion of this course the learner will be able to:
1. Divide medical words into their basic combining forms, prefixes, suffixes, and roots
2. Utilize the acquired knowledge to define and build medical terms
3. Interpret medical terms and translate into lay terminology
4. Demonstrate the importance of correct spelling and proper vocabulary usage in patient records
5. Identify the basic veterinary anatomy of the various body systems
Pat Telschow, BS, LVT

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Pat Telschow, BS, LVT
on behalf of VetMedTeam

Pat started her career in veterinary medicine as a receptionist for a small animal practice. Through the encouragement of a veterinarian, she pursued her associate's degree in veterinary science technology at Suffolk County Community College and graduated with high honors. In addition, she has a B.S. in Education from Adelphi University. Pat has worked for 20 years at the Miller Place Animal Hospital on Long Island, NY as a licensed veterinary technician and now is the practice liaison where she truly enjoys the team environment.

Pat has been a VetMedTeamer since its inception. She has enjoyed working in various positions with the staff and members of VetMedTeam. Her employment started with welcoming new members to working her way up to CE Director. Pat decided to slow down her work schedule in 2009, but continues as a course instructor and the VetMedTeam Veterinary Assistant Program Facilitator. Pat is also on the Editorial Board for the NAVTA Journal.

Pat has been married to her husband, Glenn, for 45 years. They have 2 adult children, Kristian and Meredith. Kristian has blessed us with 2 perfect grandsons. Meredith shares her mother's passion for veterinary medicine and is also an LVT. Pat and Glenn's empty nest is filled with 3 kitties - Winkie, Tarzan and Nimic, a red slider turtle - Popeye, a little clown (Pekingese/Shih Tzu/Chihuahua mix) - Luci and an adorable Yorkie - Ricki. Every one of her pets is a rescue from many different events in her life.

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This course has been certified by or provided by the following Certified Organization/s:

  • AAVSB-Registry of Approved Continuing Education (RACE)
  • 0.25 Hours -
    Exam Attempts: 3
    Exam Pass Rate: 70

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