Practical Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians

by Jennifer Serling, CVT; B.S. and Kate Arnold, CVT; B.S.

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All new, unique approach to Veterinary Pharmacology

Practical Pharmacology for Veterinary Technicians is a beautiful full-color integrated package that will enhance any Veterinary Technology program. As part of the overall experience, the text is packaged with Student Activities, an Instructor Resource Guide, Lesson Plans, Instructional Power Point presentations, Procedural Videos, and comprehensive Question Banks

Each chapter of the text opens with Learning Objectives and a Case Study, and closes with Chapter Review Questions and a Case Study follow up. The comprehensive textbook provides the detail required for veterinary technician students to pass the VTNE, assuring total comprehension. The text is written to help assure your program's adherence to AVMA accreditation standards and to providing positive student outcomes.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Pharmacology
  2. Methods and Routes of Administration
  3. Math
  4. Pharmacy Management
  5. Nervous System Drugs
  6. Cardiovascular Drugs
  7. Anti-Inflammatory Medications and Pain Relief
  8. Gastrointestinal and Urinary System Drugs
  9. Fluid Therapy Agents
  10. Antimicrobials and Antiparasitics
  11. Chemotherapeutics and Immune System Drugs
  12. Endocrine System Drugs
  13. Respiratory System Drugs
  14. Ophthalmic and Optic Medications
  15. Topical Therapies
  16. Emergency Drugs
  17. Vitamins and Supplements
  18. Formularies


Student Activities

Question Bank Samples

Procedural Videos/Animations

Videos available:

  • Equine oral medication (syringe)
  • Equine jugular blood collection
  • Equine intramuscular injections
  • Bovine oral medication (balling gun)
  • Bovine coccygeal venipuncture
  • Bovine intramuscular injections
  • Canine and Feline oral med
  • IV injection (cephalic and saphenous)
  • Canine blood collection (jugular)
  • Canine subcutaneous injection
  • Canine Intramuscular injection
  • Feline subcutaneous injection
  • Feline Intramuscular injection

3D Animations available:

Instructor's Resource Guide Samples

Instructor's PowerPoints Samples

Instructor's Lesson Plans