Kirkwood Community College

Kirkwood Community College Credit Catalog 2011-2012

AGV-196 Euthanasia Technician (1)

Introduces acceptable methods of euthanasia based on the AVMA's current guidelines. Presents restraint techniques, administration of selected euthanasia agents, as well as proper handling, record keeping and storage of euthanasia agents. Develops techniques for recognizing and coping with stress and burnout related to euthanasia. Covers laws relating to controlled substances and animal disposal. Successful completion of the course will earn the student certification as a Euthanasia Technician. Credits: 1, Hours: (.5/1/0/0), Arts & Sciences Elective Code: B; Comments: Enrollment limited to Humane Officer Training and Veterinary Technology students

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