The Program of Veterinary Technology at Manor College seeks adjunct instructors immediately for the forthcoming Spring 2019 Semester (classes starting January 14, 2019 to May 8, 2019). The following courses are available to instructors with a masters or doctoral degree. Certified veterinary technicians, veterinary technician specialists and veterinarians are encouraged to apply:
1. VT102 Laboratory Animal Management – (Instructor needed for lecture only: Friday 2-4 pm)
This course provides an introduction (ALAT level) to the care and use of laboratory animals in a research environment. Topics include animal welfare regulation, and animal care and management, species and strain identification, nutrition, reproduction, gnotobiology, disease recognition and control, and euthanasia methods. A supplemental laboratory will cover the clinical management of rats, mice and rabbits. In addition to lecture and laboratory, the course includes a field trip to a laboratory animal facility, and ward duty. Students should expect to spend time outside of class completing animal-care duties. (2 lecture hours, 1.5 laboratory hours).
2. VT112 Breeds and Behavior Lecture (Monday 8-9 am)
This course offers an introduction to common domestic animal breeds and their behavior. Identification of common breeds and species, recognition of normal versus abnormal animal behavior and prevention of behavior problems are emphasized. Animal learning theories and behavior modification techniques are also covered. An introduction to career options in animal behavior and professional behavior organizations and publications is also included. (1 lecture hour)
3. VT103 Introduction to Veterinary Technology and Practice Management (Thurs 12-1:50 pm)
This course includes an overview of the laws, ethics and rules of professional conduct that define the profession of veterinary technology. Areas of discussion include the role of the veterinary technician in veterinary medicine, research, regulatory agencies, industry and private practice. Topics in professional-development include law, ethics, resume writing, professional conduct and grief management. An overview of office procedures and business practices relevant to private veterinary hospitals will also be covered. (2 hours)
4. VT204 Dentistry for Veterinary Technicians (Wednesday – 4 lab sections)
This course offers students a hands-on laboratory in small animal dentistry. Oral examination, dental charting, dental radiography and prophylactic care will be addressed.
Please send inquiries and resumes to:
Joanna Bassert, VMD
Director of Veterinary Technology
700 Fox Chase Road
Jenkintown, PA 19046
(215) 885-2360 Ext. 221