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Unit of Study VTEC2002 Diagnostic Procedures, Laboratory Techniques and Imaging for Veterinary Technologists (2025)

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

apply well-developed knowledge to plan and perform a range of diagnostic techniques and tests commonly encountered in veterinary practice, including collection, storage , and transport requirements

demonstrate proficiency in interpreting diagnostic test results and communicate findings across a range of cultural contexts while engaging in reflective practice

apply the legislation and protocols of diagnostic imaging and radiation safety to safely prepare, restrain, and position patients in veterinary practice

demonstrate and communicate the methodology of setting x-ray exposure factors along with the processes required in achieving diagnostic quality images.

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